Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 19 May

Doddinghurst 16:30 to 17:30, Warm & sunny
2 Mandarin Duck (Pair by pond in woods. Also seen there yesterday) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (In field off Brook Lane. Flew into trees. noisily) 2 Blackcap 3 Whitethroat 3 Chiffchaff ((1 seen, 2 more heard)) [Ian Swanson]

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Monday 18 May

Doddinghurst 11:00 to 11:00, Sunny, warm
1 Red Kite (Being mobbed by Crow. Flying over behind our house. ) [Ian Swanson]

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Monday 11 May

Doddinghurst 17:15 to 17:15, Sunny Intervals, strong breeze
1 Buzzard (Regular) 1 Sparrowhawk (Regular) 1 Hobby (Flying over Village Stores at 17.20hrs) 10 Swallow (c. Days Lane, flying low over fields) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Heard in hedgerow) 2 Whitethroat (Days Lane) 2 Yellowhammer (Days Lane) [Ian Swanson]

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Monday 27 Apr

Doddinghurst 16:30 to 16:30, Sunny
2 Lesser Whitethroat (Hedgerow in field off Days Lane. 1 seen and heard, 1 heard only) 2 Blackcap (At least 2 singing edge of wood) 5 Whitethroat (Yesterday. In hedgerow, singing.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Probably nesting in wood) 1 Buzzard (Probably nesting.) 1 Canada Goose (On pond edge of wood with 5 mallard) [Ian Swanson]

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Saturday 25 Apr

Doddinghurst 19:15 to 19:15, Calm day, minimal wind.
4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Flying over, heading SWW.) 1 Buzzard (Resident bird ) 1 Nuthatch 3 Chiffchaff (Constantly calling) 2 Blackcap (Pair in historical nesting territory) 2 Song Thrush 2 Bullfinch 3 Goldfinch [Gary Boyes]

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Sunday 19 Apr

Doddinghurst 10:45 to 10:46,
1 Swallow (My first of 2020) [David Jobbins]

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Thursday 16 Apr

Doddinghurst 16:35 to 16:35, Light shower
6 Ring-necked Parakeet (Small flock of 6-8 flew across field and into woods off Doddinghurst Road (towards Brentwood)) [Ian Swanson]

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Tuesday 07 Apr

Doddinghurst 13:00 to 14:00, Warm, still, blue sky!
2 Buzzard 1 Hobby (First of the year, flew over heading SE, around 100ft.) 1 Kestrel 2 Sparrowhawk (Increased sightings in the past few weeks (or I'm looking more from my garden)?!) 2 Goldcrest 3 Goldfinch 3 Chiffchaff (Singing males from their territory.) 2 Robin 1 Song Thrush 5 Blue Tit (Two nests in the garden.) 1 Coal Tit 1 Bullfinch (1 male) 1 Greenfinch [Gary Boyes]

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Saturday 04 Apr

Doddinghurst 12:30 to 13:00, Blue sky, minimal cloud
5 Buzzard (Soaring high ) 1 Red Kite 3 Chiffchaff (Notable influx this week. ) 2 Blackcap (Singing male) 2 Coal Tit [Gary Boyes]

Doddinghurst 22:00 to 22:15, Clear cold
1 Tawny Owl (Heard calling most nights now ) [Ann Darnell]

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Wednesday 25 Mar

Doddinghurst 13:00 to 14:00, Still Spring Day, Blue sky, minimal breeze
1 Raven (Fly over, heading SE, from Kelvedon Hatch where a pair are seen/heard frequently.) 3 Greenfinch (Infrequent visitor nowadays) 2 Goldcrest 3 Goldfinch (Feeding) 5 Blue Tit 7 Great Tit 2 Coal Tit (Regular pair) 2 Nuthatch 2 Bullfinch (Pair) 3 Long-tailed Tit 3 Dunnock 7 Wood Pigeon 3 Blackbird 2 Robin 1 Song Thrush 1 Pheasant (Cock) 1 Chaffinch (Surprisingly rare for the past 3 months) 1 Blackcap (Heard only) 5 Magpie (Nest building) 1 Jay 2 Carrion Crow 2 Mallard (Flyover) 3 Jackdaw (Flyover) 5 Buzzard (Soaring around all day, two resident birds and three poss. migrants.) [Gary Boyes]

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