Date Details Sitename
Sunday 03 Feb

Heybridge GP 11:00 to 13:00, Bright but breezy
2 Goosander 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard on!y) 8 Goldeneye 4 Reed Bunting 60 Avocet (+) 6 Pochard (+) 10 Shoveler (+) 10 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 3 Oystercatcher 10 Shelduck 50 Dunlin (+) 6 Grey Plover (+) 6 Tufted Duck (+) 20 Brent Goose [Andrew Allen]

Heybridge GP
Monday 31 Dec

Heybridge GP 07:30 to 09:30, Overcast & mild 10c. Ebbing after high tide
400 Golden Plover (Minimum flying over but not settling on the mud after high tide) 36 Bar-tailed Godwit 100 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Water Rail (1 calling at each end) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing males) 200 Avocet 1 Pintail (On the river& then on the GP) 6 Corn Bunting (Flying out of the roost onto the saltmarsh) 2 Curlew 2 Oystercatcher 1 Green Sandpiper (Very vocal) 3 Greenshank (Minimum seen together on the G P before flying to river) [Tony Kennelly]

Heybridge GP
Thursday 06 Dec

Heybridge GP 10:15 to 12:15, Also 3 Cinnamon Teal (2 males, 1 female) together along southern edge in and out of the reeds.
4 Goldeneye (2 males, 2 females.) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Along southern edge but moved further up around the reeds and out of sight.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Over Northey Island.) 400 Avocet (c. High tide roost on river.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (c. High tide roost on small island.) 4 Greenshank 1 Kingfisher (Cindy Lawes.) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Calling.) [John Sutherby]

Heybridge GP
Tuesday 04 Dec

Heybridge GP 09:35 to 11:35, Bright, clear sky, v.light E wind. High tide 10:13. Two Cinnamon Teal present at Hall Road end.
120 Canada Goose (circa.) 2 Egyptian Goose 150 Teal (+. Nos. continuing to build as I left.) 40 Shoveler (+.) 100 Tufted Duck (circa.) 2 Goldeneye (Males.) 11 Little Grebe 4 Ringed Plover 100 Lapwing (+.) 300 Black-tailed Godwit (circa.) 9 Greenshank 3 Stock Dove 8 Meadow Pipit 3 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 20 House Sparrow (+.) 3 Reed Bunting (One male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Heybridge GP
Tuesday 13 Nov

Heybridge GP 09:10 to 11:15, Clear sky, light SW wind.
2 Egyptian Goose 80 Teal (circa.) 40 Shoveler (circa.) 22 Tufted Duck 1 Scaup (Male, among the Tufted Ducks.) 7 Little Grebe 100 Lapwing (+.) 120 Black-tailed Godwit (circa.) 10 Stock Dove 5 Cetti's Warbler (Including one by C&BN canal. One seen, others heard only.) 50 Starling (circa.) 1 Greenfinch 2 Reed Bunting (Pair.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Heybridge GP
Wednesday 07 Nov

Heybridge GP 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Scaup (Drake on pit with Tufted Ducks) 13 Greenshank 2 Kingfisher 5 Rock Pipit 70 Ringed Plover 160 Avocet 350 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing males) 1000 Dunlin 8 Reed Bunting 5 Skylark 12 Snipe [Steve Grimwade]

Heybridge GP
Tuesday 06 Nov

Heybridge GP 09:55 to 12:00, High tide 11:29.
16 Mute Swan (8 juveniles.) 160 Canada Goose (+. With just one Greylag.) 4 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 40 Shelduck (circa.) 2 Wigeon (First cal.yr. males.) 70 Teal (circa.) 20 Shoveler (+.) 28 Tufted Duck 4 Little Grebe 16 Cormorant 1 Kestrel (Male.) 32 Ringed Plover 100 Lapwing (+.) 700 Black-tailed Godwit (circa.) 14 Greenshank 6 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 50 House Sparrow (circa.) 1 Reed Bunting (Female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Heybridge GP
Tuesday 16 Oct

Heybridge GP 09:00 to 12:00, Beautiful sunny calm day.
6 Bearded Tit (or more) 7 Cetti's Warbler (or more, singing, brief glimpses) 1 Kingfisher 1 Shoveler [Paul Gymer]

Heybridge GP
Saturday 15 Sep

Heybridge GP 09:30 to 12:15, Sunny, calm, low tide
3 Cetti's Warbler 3 Snipe 2 Blackcap 5 Chiffchaff [Paul Gymer]

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Saturday 08 Sep

Heybridge GP 09:00 to 12:00,
45 Greenshank 350 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 45 Redshank Grey Plover 21 Dunlin 2 Turnstone Ruff 100 Ringed Plover [Ian Tarbin]

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