Date Details Sitename
Monday 16 Mar

Burnham-on-Crouch 08:30 to 10:00,
1 Water Rail 2 Mediterranean Gull (First returning birds were seen on 2 March) 5 Chiffchaff 1 Cetti's Warbler (First singing bird back at Burnham Wick) 1 Bearded Tit (still present in Riverside Park reedbed) [Steven Swaby]

Thursday 30 Jan

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:30 to 12:00, Highlights: Burnham E to Holliwell Farm. Light S breeze and occasional drizzle; tide rising.
1 Hen Harrier (Male flew south to Wallasea) 2 Marsh Harrier (Adult male and female) 1 Merlin (Imm hunting along seawall) 2 Short-eared Owl 14 Avocet 4000 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Rough estimate on numbers; flock size was constantly increasing as more groups flew in from the Crouch) 1 Whimbrel 1 Bearded Tit (Singleton still present in Riverside Park reedbed) [Steven Swaby]

Wednesday 15 Jan

Burnham-on-Crouch 14:00 to 16:00, Highlights: Burnham Wick to the mouth of the Roach at high tide
1 Short-eared Owl (On seawall; flew towards Wallasea) 1 Barn Owl 2500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Estimate. Numbers are building up rapidly on the wheat fields; approx 25% juvs) 1 Whimbrel (Overwintering bird still present this year) 2 Stonechat 90 Corn Bunting [Steven Swaby]

Tuesday 07 Jan

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:00 to 11:00, Light cloud, light SW wind
1 Bearded Tit (Female feeding in reedbed, Riverside Park) 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Water Rail (1 Riverside Park, 1 Burnham Wick) 1 Grey Wagtail [Steven Swaby]

Wednesday 06 Nov

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:00 to 11:00, Sunny, light NW breeze
1 Short-eared Owl (Flushed a short distance on seawall E of Burnham Wick) 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm male) 3 Kestrel 7 Rock Pipit 3 Stonechat 1 Cetti's Warbler (heard in borrowdyke E of of usual area at Burnham Wick) 140 Dunlin 20 Redshank 3 Turnstone 21 Shelduck [Steven Swaby]

Wednesday 02 Oct

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:00 to 12:00, Clear, sunny, cool NW breeze.
14 Chiffchaff (1 Sibe calling in gardens c.9:00 am; 13 Common Chiffs between BoC and Creeksea) 6 Goldcrest (all between BoC and Creeksea) 1 Treecreeper (Creeksea Place; seen very briefly with roving tit flock ) [Steven Swaby]

Tuesday 01 Oct

Burnham-on-Crouch 15:30 to 17:00, Bright at first with light SW breeze; front moved in from W, bringing rain. Clouded Yellow and Wall Brown on seawall too.
1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 3 Kestrel 6 Stonechat (All in the same spot at Burnham Wick) 1 Wheatear 34 Swallow (Three parties heading S and W) 8 House Martin (Two parties moving W, brought low by incoming rain) [Steven Swaby]

Sunday 22 Sep

Burnham-on-Crouch 09:30 to 12:00, Warm, muggy, brief shower from SW
2 Cetti's Warbler 4 Greenshank 1 Whimbrel 1 Grey Wagtail 3 Stonechat (1 male, 2 fem/imm) [Steven Swaby]

Friday 13 Sep

Burnham-on-Crouch 13:00 to 13:30, Sunny. Two Wall butterflies
1 Buzzard 1 Crossbill (one flew west calling following the Crouch) 4 Yellow Wagtail 12 Swallow [Alan Shearring]

Wednesday 28 Aug

Burnham-on-Crouch 11:15 to 13:30, High tide, rain then sun. Pretty quite though 16 Clouded yellow in a lucerne field
435 Swallow (mostly brought down by the rain heading off south west) 2 Sand Martin (in swallow flock) 1 Arctic Tern (fishing towards Foulness) 1 Common Tern 30 Ringed Plover 2 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Reed Warbler [Alan Shearring]