Date Details Sitename
Friday 16 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 18:00, W1-SW5, cloudy, rain from early pm. Selected totals, movement to south
15 Willow Warbler (influx on undercliff early am) 5 Chiffchaff 2 Greenshank 1 Great Skua [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Thursday 15 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 19:00, SW1-4, selected totals, movement to south
12 Mediterranean Gull (including three juveniles) 1 Tree Pipit (@ 1302) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Wednesday 14 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 19:00, SW1-6, rain setting in during pm. Selected totals, movement to south unless stated
2 Black-tailed Godwit (a scarce seawatch record) 21 Redshank (a good day total) 2 Arctic Skua (offshore @ 0600 then north, my first autumn birds) 1 Fulmar (north) 1 Black Tern (@ 1354) 1 Kittiwake (north) 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Tree Pipit (@ 0707) 1 Grey Wagtail 4 Wheatear 131 Swift [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Monday 12 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 05:30 to 18:30, SW-NW1-3, occ showers. Selected totals movement to south. Early morning arrival of warblers on the undercliff
23 Willow Warbler 6 Lesser Whitethroat 12 Whitethroat 102 Sand Martin 55 Swallow 205 Swift 30 Whimbrel 7 Greenshank 24 Golden Plover [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Saturday 10 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 19:00, SW7-9 occ showers. Selected totals, movement to south unless stated
2 Fulmar (north) 14 Sandwich Tern 24 Common Tern (north) 1 Greenshank 1 Marsh Harrier 217 Swift 2 Wheatear [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Friday 09 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 19:00, SE-S5-6, rain clearing. Select totals, movement to south
389 Swift 18 Whimbrel 131 Oystercatcher 37 Bar-tailed Godwit 24 Grey Plover 33 Knot 6 Dunlin 2 Sanderling 1 Little Gull (per Matt Lonsdale) 2 Black Tern (@ 0838) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Wednesday 07 Aug

Frinton-on-Sea 05:30 to 23:00, Watched to 0620, then evening. Selected totals, movement to south
128 Oystercatcher (passage continuing after dark with at least five very noisy flocks noted up to 2300) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Wednesday 31 Jul

Frinton-on-Sea 05:00 to 21:00, SW4-5 4-8/8, occ light showers. Selected totals, movement to south. Good selection of waders again for July
49 Oystercatcher 17 Grey Plover 5 Golden Plover 41 Knot 4 Dunlin 5 Sanderling 6 Turnstone 10 Whimbrel 3978 Swift (heaviest passage 0545-0650 but continuing throughout the day) 45 Sand Martin [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Tuesday 30 Jul

Frinton-on-Sea 05:00 to 16:00, S2-8, 0-8/8 with showers over lunchtime. Selected totals, movement to south
45 Cormorant 118 Common Scoter 17 Oystercatcher 1 Fulmar 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Grey Plover 3 Whimbrel [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Sunday 28 Jul

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 21:00, Variable, generally light NW, up to F6 and showers mid pm. Selected totals, movement to south unless stated.
25 Gannet (North) 57 Common Tern 118 Oystercatcher 71 Whimbrel (including flock of c45 cuttting across from Hamford Water to the coast) 4 Curlew Sandpiper (close ads @ 1337) 5195 Swift (v heavy passage 1400-1530 in peak wind and showers (count includes time on seawall along to Holland Haven)) 265 Sand Martin (bulk of passage 1400-1530 in peak wind and showers) 335 House Martin (bulk of passage 1400-1530 in peak wind and showers - very early for numbers of thiis species) 35 Swallow 3 Crossbill 7 Common Sandpiper (an excellent total for offshore movement here) 45 Redshank 114 Greenshank (including flock of c110 cuttting across from Hamford Water to the coast @ 1916) 14 Dunlin 3 Golden Plover [Paul Brayshaw]

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