Date Details Sitename
Monday 11 Mar

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 10:20 to 15:30, Bright but stiff breeze
20 Avocet (Margaret Hide) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Margaret Hide) 100 Knot (Approximately - several flocks mobile on estuary) 300 Dunlin (Approx) 200 Redshank (Approx) 1 Peregrine Falcon 3 Marsh Harrier (Including courting pair doing food pass to south of visitor centre) 1 Cetti's Warbler 5 Goosander (1 Male 4 females in estuary at mouth of intertidal area) 100 Golden Plover (Approx - flock near Alresford Creek) 30 Grey Plover (Approx - various locations) 20 Curlew 30 Bar-tailed Godwit (Flock near Alresford Creek) [John Fell]

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Tuesday 05 Mar

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 09:30 to 16:00, Dry, sun & cloud, 14c, brisk SW breeze. Sightings with Brenda.
200 Redshank (Plus.) 20 Oystercatcher (Circa.) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (Plus.) 100 Shelduck (Plus.) 40 Wigeon 50 Curlew (Circa.) 4 Buzzard (Showing together.) 20 Avocet (Circa.) 20 Grey Plover 100 Knot (Circa.) 1000 Dunlin (Circa.) 200 Brent Goose (Plus.) 7 Shoveler 2 Marsh Harrier (Pair.) 50 Jackdaw (Plus.) 1 Kestrel (4 Adder, sunbathing together.) 4 Great Crested Grebe 1 Grey Heron 10 Little Egret [David Hale]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT
Saturday 23 Feb

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 14:00 to 16:15, Bright, High tide
1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Greenshank (Intertidal area) 50 Avocet (Intertidal area) 40 Knot (Intertidal area) 50 Golden Plover (Intertidal area) 2 Buzzard 1 Grey Plover 6 Little Egret 30 Curlew (Intertidal area) 50 Redshank 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose [Andrew Allen]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT
Wednesday 13 Feb

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 10:00 to 12:00, lovely spring morning. low tide
2 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Kestrel (male) 10 Skylark 20 Meadow Pipit (flock c20 behind intertidal area) 5 Ringed Plover 400 Lapwing (approx) 2 Song Thrush 30 Linnet (+) 12 Lesser Redpoll (c12 feeding in birches) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Liz Huxley]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:00 to 16:30, cold but bright with sun
12 Lesser Redpoll (Mobile flock feeding on Silver Birch) 4 Goldcrest 1 Kingfisher 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only) 1 Linnet 7 Chaffinch 1 Greenfinch 30 Blue Tit (+) 10 Great Tit (+) 4 Long-tailed Tit 6 Blackbird 2 Bullfinch (A pair calling) 20 Curlew (+ Large flock flew in from fields to Intertidal area) 300 Brent Goose (+ Continuous flocks flying over from estuary to fields) 4 Little Grebe 2 Wren 5 Moorhen 2 Coot 10 Mallard (+) 100 Lapwing (+) 1 Grey Plover 30 Redshank (+) 12 Shelduck 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Mute Swan 2 Pheasant 4 Magpie 1 Jay 4 Carrion Crow [Steve Jellett]

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Tuesday 12 Feb

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 12:00 to 17:00, Low tide, cool dry, light W wind.
6 Marsh Harrier (Geedon Saltings) 4 Bullfinch 12 Buzzard 2 Peregrine Falcon 2 Brambling (With large Chaffinch, Reed Bunting flock in game cover ) 200 Avocet (+) 4 Red-breasted Merganser 1200 Dunlin (+) 400 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 27 Turnstone (Unusually high count for FW.) 16 Ringed Plover (Intertidal area. Very few birds on there today) [Ken Hudgell]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT
Sunday 10 Feb

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 13:25 to 16:10, Cold but sunny. Highlights from 50 species seen
100 Brent Goose (At least) 1 Gadwall 10 Tufted Duck (On lake) 2 Goosander (Pair on intertidal area) 3 Red-breasted Merganser (2 drakes and 1 female on river from Crawshaw Hide) 16 Pheasant 7 Little Grebe 2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 5 Oystercatcher 400 Avocet (At least, Intertidal Area) 100 Grey Plover (At least) 1000 Knot (At least) 100 Dunlin (At least) 8 Turnstone (Crawshaw Hide) 24 Black-tailed Godwit (Intertidal Area) 4 Curlew (Crawshaw Hide) 1 Green Woodpecker (Visitor Centre) 5 Long-tailed Tit 6 Bullfinch (4 males and 2 females in scrub in front of Crawshaw Hide) 1 Reed Bunting (Same bush as Bullfinches) [Ben Mapp]

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Tuesday 05 Feb

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 10:45 to 11:15,
25 Twite (circa, a very noisy flock in the trees at the northern edge of the woodland area near the marsh sowthistle patch, good views through scope) [Paul Gymer]

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Tuesday 29 Jan

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 12:00 to 16:00, Low tide, overcast, cold.
1 Merlin (Female, over Geedon Saltings) 5 Marsh Harrier 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Buzzard 1 Kingfisher (New area reedbed) 500 Brent Goose (+) 1000 Dunlin (+) 5 Avocet 2 Bullfinch [Ken Hudgell]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT
Sunday 27 Jan

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 09:00 to 16:00, Joint EBWS and Swallow Birding Winter Birding Day
2 Peregrine Falcon (1 Male and 1 female ) 1 Kingfisher 3 Bullfinch 3 Goosander (2 males and 1 female on river) 12 Red-breasted Merganser 3 Goldeneye 1 Stonechat 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Buzzard 60 Linnet 4 Marsh Harrier 6 Skylark 100 Avocet 1 Coal Tit 1 Reed Bunting 1 Green Woodpecker [Steve Grimwade]

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Saturday 26 Jan

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 12:00 to 14:00, Overcast, mild, low tide but coming in
1 Kingfisher 1 Jay 1 Kestrel 1 Skylark 40 Lapwing (+) 50 Golden Plover (+) 6 Curlew 2 Ruff 15 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Little Grebe 3 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 15 Brent Goose 30 Shelduck 12 Ringed Plover 8 Pheasant 8 Teal [Stuart Anderson]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT