Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 12 Jan

Great Leighs 09:00 to 13:00, overcast
3 Red Kite [David Saville]

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Sunday 27 Dec

Great Leighs 12:45 to 13:00, Clear and bright
4 Buzzard ( Felsted Road, from NR towards Felsted. 2 singular birds and 2 in flight ) [Paul Everett]

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Tuesday 07 Apr

Great Leighs 13:30 to 18:30, Sunny
2 Swallow (2 hours apart, first this year for me.) 1 Kingfisher (Along river ter) 1 Red Kite 2 Sparrowhawk 12 Buzzard (Stopped counting them after 12) 75 Fieldfare (Big flock near hazelton wood.) 2 Greenfinch (Still on garden feeders, been around all week.) [David Torrice]

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Monday 30 Mar

Great Leighs 08:30 to 19:00, Sunshine and showers, sightings from kitchen looking over back garden, fields and woods.
2 Goldcrest (Todays star birds inspecting the garden conifer before moving on also 3 greenfinch showing most of the day. Species count from the house today was 25 plus 2 red kite spotted from the end of the road whilst on way to tesco at great notley. ) [David Torrice]

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Sunday 29 Mar

Great Leighs 10:00 to 18:30, Wintery showers sunny evening. All sightings from kitchen window over garden, fields and woods.
3 Greenfinch (Garden feeders) 2 Goldfinch (Garden feeders) 4 Chaffinch (Under feeders) 2 Long-tailed Tit (Garden feeders) 6 House Sparrow (Using feeders) 1 Dunnock (Under feeders) 1 Robin 1 Wren 2 Blackbird (Under feeders) 9 Jackdaw (On and under feeders) 2 Rook (Under feeders) 1 Collared Dove (Under feeders) 6 Pheasant (On ploughed field) 150 Wood Pigeon (Plus a few hundred assorted jackdaws, rooks, crows and gulls on ploughed field.) 12 Magpie (Group on edge of field and wood) 9 Buzzard (At various times over fields and woods, one very pale one almost white from underneath except for carpals and necklace.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Couple of passes causing mass panic amongst the gulls pigeons and corvids.) 1 Grey Heron (Flyby) 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull (In field) 2 Herring Gull (In field) [David Torrice]

Great Leighs 19:15 to 19:15, Calm evening
11 Pied Wagtail (Groups of 5 and 6 just flew over probably heading for roost in small tree outside main entrance to tesco at great notley. Several dozen there some nights.) [David Torrice]

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Wednesday 11 Mar

Great Leighs 12:20 to 12:20, Dry & Bright
2 Red Kite (Circling over A131 near race course) [Stuart Anderson]

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Tuesday 11 Jun

Great Leighs 10:30 to 11:00, Dry but overcast
5 Yellowhammer (Along side of lane) 30 Long-tailed Tit (Large, noisy very mobile flock in hedgerow next to St Johns Church) [Martin Iddon]

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Saturday 11 May

Great Leighs 08:00 to 13:00,
1 Reed Bunting 5 Reed Warbler (Singing males) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Garden Warbler 4 Whitethroat 1 Great Crested Grebe (Pair with four young) 3 Blackcap 1 Willow Warbler 6 Stock Dove 2 Coot 2 Chiffchaff [Andrew Goodey]

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Friday 05 Apr

Great Leighs 18:00 to 18:00, Still and mild
1 Sparrowhawk (Male gliding a foot or so above road surface in front of car at dusk.) [Martin Iddon]

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Monday 01 Apr

Great Leighs 18:00 to 18:00, Still and mild
1 Sparrowhawk (Male gliding a foot or so above road surface in front of car at dusk.) [Martin Iddon]

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