Date Site Details
Wednesday 20 Oct Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:00 to 16:30, Selected highlights from Swallow Birding guided walk
2 Stonechat 18 Snipe 3 Buzzard Marsh Harrier [Steve Grimwade]

Sunday 10 Oct Holland Haven

Holland Haven 13:30 to 14:45, Dry sunny
5 Stonechat (Near top hide slow moving to Frinton ) 10 Greylag Goose (On pond ) [Kevin Tunnicliffe]

Monday 27 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 07:15 to 12:15, Selected highlights with Matt Turner
595 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 12 Common Scoter 2 Little Tern 13 Sandwich Tern Red-breasted Merganser 19 Gannet [Steve Grimwade]

Wednesday 22 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 13:30 to 16:00, Selected highlights from a Swallow Birding Guided Walk
Wheatear 2 Yellow Wagtail 2 Ruff 10 Snipe 4 Dunlin 200 Swallow 11 Black-tailed Godwit [Steve Grimwade]

Sunday 12 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 13:30 to 16:00, Selected highlights from EBwS Field Trip
Little Stint Kingfisher 16 Buzzard 2 Mediterranean Gull 3 Ruff Dunlin Curlew 2 Green Sandpiper Sparrowhawk 2 Stonechat [Steve Grimwade]

Wednesday 08 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:00 to 16:00, Selected highlights from Swallow Birding guided walk
Kingfisher Hobby 5 Buzzard Mediterranean Gull (Adult) Yellow Wagtail Sparrowhawk 5 Avocet 6 Snipe Dunlin 7 Black-tailed Godwit [Steve Grimwade]

Tuesday 07 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 10:00 to 12:30,
Blackcap (female/juv) Lesser Whitethroat 20 Swallow (+) 10 House Martin (+) 2 Turnstone 4 Wheatear (+) 10 Avocet 5 Black-tailed Godwit Kingfisher 2 Buzzard Reed Warbler Marsh Harrier (juv) Whinchat Sandwich Tern 3 Greenfinch [Liz Huxley]

Sunday 05 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 12:30 to 15:00, Sunny with northerly breeze, selected sightings
2 Mediterranean Gull (2yr & adult) 4 Snipe Common Sandpiper (1) Wigeon (Male on scrape) 2 Grey Heron 2 Buzzard 17 Avocet 5 Curlew 3 Black-tailed Godwit Dunlin (Juv on scrape) [Matt Turner]

Thursday 02 Sep Holland Haven

Holland Haven 11:09 to 13:00, Cool, moderate wind roughly from north, cloudy but no rain.
18 Avocet (On lagoon) 40 Lapwing (On lagoon) Whimbrel (On lagoon) 5 Black-tailed Godwit (On lagoon) Great Black-backed Gull (On jetty) 2 Grey Heron Raven (Flew purposefully over lagoon, quite high. Presumably same bird relocated in small field just behind seawall on southern edge of golf course.) 17 Swallow (Feeding, not currently on passage) Chiffchaff [Simon Banks]

Thursday 26 Aug Holland Haven

Holland Haven 09:00 to 17:30, Heavy cloud cover with moderate N wind
2 Greylag Goose 6 Shelduck 2 Shoveler 3 Wigeon Mallard (P) 4 Pintail 83 Teal 3 Swift 6 Stock Dove Wood Pigeon (P) 2 Collared Dove 8 Moorhen Great Crested Grebe (1) 8 Oystercatcher 28 Avocet 20 Lapwing Curlew (1) 10 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Dunlin 5 Snipe 3 Common Sandpiper Black-headed Gull (P) Mediterranean Gull (1, adult) 2 Common Gull Great Black-backed Gull (P) Herring Gull (P) 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull 12 Sandwich Tern (north) 2 Little Tern (north) 4 Common Tern (south) 7 Cormorant 2 Grey Heron Sparrowhawk (1) Marsh Harrier (1, Juv) 2 Kestrel Hobby (In off - chasing hirundines) Jay (1) 3 Magpie Jackdaw (P) Rook (P) Carrion Crow (P) 3 Blue Tit 2 Great Tit Sand Martin (P) 20 Swallow (+) 2 House Martin 3 Whitethroat 200 Starling (c) Blackbird (1) Robin (1) 3 Stonechat 2 Wheatear House Sparrow (P) Dunnock (1) 3 Yellow Wagtail Pied Wagtail (P) Chaffinch (1) 3 Greenfinch 6 Linnet 5 Goldfinch [Matt Turner]