Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 12 Jan

Dovercourt 14:55 to 15:30, Relatively mild, sunny, little wind
1 Short-eared Owl (Fields west of caravan park) [Simon Banks]

Tuesday 05 Jan

Dovercourt 10:48 to 11:35, Steady rain, cold wind - could be summer.
1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing from flooded pit by recycling centre) 1 Stonechat (Rough ground by pit) 1 Sanderling (Spit seaward of caravan park) [Simon Banks]

Monday 28 Dec

Dovercourt 11:10 to 11:40, Cold, clear, not much wind
1 Kingfisher (Creek in saltmarsh just in front of caravan park) [Simon Banks]

Tuesday 22 Dec

Dovercourt 09:50 to 10:35, Very mild, tide fairly low.
1 Stonechat (Rough coastal ground between recycling centre and caravan park) 38 Black-tailed Godwit 20 Oystercatcher 6 Brent Goose 14 Tufted Duck (On flooded pit) [Simon Banks]

Thursday 12 Nov

Dovercourt 09:40 to 12:00, Mild, sunny
2 Marsh Harrier (One adult female, one probably juv male.) 82 Brent Goose 2 Sanderling (Irlam's Point) 20 Grey Plover [Simon Banks]

Saturday 03 Oct

Dovercourt 09:00 to 12:30, Rain; full cloud; Bay area
6 Wheatear 2 Little Egret 35 Wigeon 28 Lapwing (flock over northeast) 150 Brent Goose 1 Rock Pipit 40 Meadow Pipit 2 Reed Bunting 20 Ringed Plover 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing by pools) 3 Linnet 2 Gadwall [Andrew Goodey]

Monday 28 Sep

Dovercourt 12:00 to 13:00, Warm, but overcast, slight breeze.
1 Sandwich Tern (Seen from south end of promenade, flew south towards Walton backwaters.) [Paul Saward]

Thursday 17 Sep

Dovercourt 10:30 to 12:10, Blustery, dry
12 Purple Sandpiper (Small flock, Irlam's Point) 45 Dunlin (Irlam's Point and towards caravan park) 1 Ringed Plover (Irlam's Point) 20 Turnstone 7 Common Scoter (Group flew north from The Naze area) 1 Kestrel 8 Linnet (On rough ground by car park/recucling centre) [Simon Banks]

Monday 17 Aug

Dovercourt 08:30 to 08:30, Spa Beach
3 Sanderling [Peter Brittain]

Sunday 16 Aug

Dovercourt 10:00 to 12:45, Misty and muggy to start with, becoming clearer with a breeze; hot and muggy again by end.
1 Sandwich Tern (Flew south c 12:00) 6 Swallow (Flew south along shore 11:10 - 11:12 not far north of Irlam's Point) 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing) 2 Sanderling [Simon Banks]