Date Details Sitename
Friday 25 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, NW2-9 rain at times. Selected totals, movement to south
137 Siskin 502 House Martin 2 Song Thrush [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Thursday 24 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, SW-NW4, early showers. Selected totals
16 Pink-footed Goose (north @ 1515) 38 Siskin (south) [Paul Brayshaw]

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Wednesday 23 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, SW4-6 occ showers in am truncating visible passage. Selected totals, movement to the south unless stated
87 Swallow 158 Siskin [Paul Brayshaw]

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Tuesday 22 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, SW0-1 0/8. Selected totals, movement to south unless stated
276 Meadow Pipit 371 Siskin (46 flocks 1-36) 7 Grey Wagtail 184 Swallow 23 Redpoll sp. 39 Dunnock (small groups actively moving south, some high flying) 1 Pied Flycatcher (Undercliff sycamore clump north of Connaught Avenue early morning) 11 Chaffinch 12 Goldfinch 12 Linnet 1 Greenfinch (my first autumn bird on the move) [Paul Brayshaw]

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Monday 21 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, N1 v misty initially, clearing to NW1-2 0/8. Selected totals
43 Chiffchaff (+ incomplete count of undercliff, underestimate) 42 Robin (+ incomplete count of undercliff, underestimate) 24 Dunnock (+ incomplete count of undercliff, underestimate) 42 Blackbird (+ incomplete count of undercliff, underestimate. Marked arrival of continental birds) 217 Siskin (movement once the mist cleared) 1 Red-throated Diver (north) 8 Redpoll sp. 1 Arctic Skua (south) [Paul Brayshaw]

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Sunday 20 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, NE2 initially increasing ENE5 0/8 good vis Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
351 Meadow Pipit 258 Siskin 17 Grey Wagtail 75 Linnet 32 Chaffinch 1 Tree Pipit (@ 0715) 5 Crossbill (@ 0758 incl two nice red males) 26 Goldfinch 2 Hobby (south) 53 Brent Goose (south) 72 Wigeon (south) 88 Teal (south) [Paul Brayshaw]

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Saturday 19 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, ENE6 0/8 good vis. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
422 Brent Goose (majority in 4 big flocks in half an hour at lunchtime) 165 Siskin 2 Short-eared Owl (south @ 0642) 1 Marsh Harrier (south) 88 Meadow Pipit 1 Pomarine Skua (@ 0735 Also seen at Holland Haven) 2 Arctic Tern 1 Redwing [Paul Brayshaw]

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Friday 18 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 13:00, ENE5-6 0/8 good vis. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
85 Meadow Pipit 7 Gannet 2 Leach's Petrel (@ 0720 and 0722. Both seen earlier at Holland Haven, one then also at The Naze) 82 Brent Goose (72S 9N) 66 Siskin [Paul Brayshaw]

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Thursday 17 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 13:00, NE5 4-0/8 good vis. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
28 Gannet 1 Great Skua 2 Sooty Shearwater (@ 0704 and 0740 (former also seen at Holland Haven)) 1 Manx Shearwater (@ 0803 (also see at Holland Haven)) 1 Guillemot 1 Arctic Skua 1 Short-eared Owl (@ 0915) 3 Red-throated Diver ((also a distant probably Great Northern)) 19 Brent Goose (south) [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea
Wednesday 16 Sep

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, NE1-6 initially 8/8, 0/8 for most of day then cloud front to 8/8 at 18:15. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
118 Meadow Pipit 12 Chiffchaff 572 Siskin (62 flocks of 2-28 birds. Highest day count, exceeding 558 on 25/09/08. 1698 counted so far in September) 34 Dunnock (Notable increase on undercliff, some birds noted in off the sea) 10 Gannet 1 Great Skua 9 Mediterranean Gull (south - first for some time) 44 Sandwich Tern (strong evening movement) [Paul Brayshaw]

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