Date Site Details
Saturday 25 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 18:15, Misty early, then slowly clearing. Early watch then again from mid afternoon. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
Guillemot (offshore drifting south) Little Tern 6 Sandwich Tern 4 Common Tern (South) 4 Jay (seemed to come in off early am through the mist - first for the year I believe) 4 Gannet 2 Common Scoter Mediterranean Gull (south) Purple Sandpiper (on rocks, GC seawall pm) Rock Pipit (GC seawall) Whimbrel (on GC with Curlew) [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 23 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 17:00 to 17:00,
Redstart (1st winter male in gardens, Witton Wood Road) [Liz Huxley]

Tuesday 21 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 17:00 to 17:00,
Redstart (in gardens Witton Wood Road) [Liz Huxley]

Saturday 18 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 19:00, Initially light SSW1 then SSE, later E3. Good visibility initially then mod. Movement to south unless stated. Selected totals
553 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (good early push, flock sizes generally increasing as the day wore on) 383 Wigeon 20 Pintail (8N 12S) 112 Teal Shoveler 23 Grey Plover 33 Gannet (28N 5S) 45 Sandwich Tern (N) 49 Common Tern (N) 3 Arctic Skua [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 16 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 17:00, Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, Movement to south unless stated
9 Yellow Wagtail 358 Swallow 73 House Martin 6 Grey Wagtail 165 Meadow Pipit (first notable autumn movement) 2 Red-throated Diver [Paul Brayshaw]

Wednesday 15 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 13:00, Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, Movement to south unless stated
108 Wigeon 293 Teal 12 Pintail Arctic Skua Guillemot 8 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 30 Common Scoter (28S 2N) [Paul Brayshaw]

Tuesday 14 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 18:00, Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, Movement to south unless stated. Disappointing given a fresh ESE
6 Red-throated Diver Fulmar 53 Teal [Paul Brayshaw]

Sunday 12 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 18:00, Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, Movement to south unless stated
32 Yellow Wagtail 14 Meadow Pipit 4 Grey Wagtail 473 Swallow 45 Buzzard (groups of 4,18,2,4,1,6,8,2 between 1300 and 1600) [Paul Brayshaw]

Friday 03 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 11:15 to 12:00, along by golf course
2 Wheatear (poss 3) 2 Whinchat Stonechat (male) 6 Linnet (+) [Liz Huxley]

Thursday 02 Sep Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 09:57 to 11:09, Cloudy, occasional spots of rain dying out, moderate wind roughly from north.
2 House Martin (Feeding just north of golf course) Redstart (Actually seen later, c 13.:20, on return from Holland Haven. Feeding on landward side of seawall and on track. Feeding very actively - just arrived?) 2 Wheatear (Along seawall) [Simon Banks]

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 17:30, NE4-2 8-6/8
2 Arctic Skua (South) Long-tailed Skua (Dark juvenile slowly north 0854-0902, sat on sea for 6 minutes) 2 Swift [Paul Brayshaw]