Date Details Sitename
Friday 27 Oct

Holland Haven , 10:00 to 14:00, Sunny, light NW wind.
1 Mediterranean Gull (1st winter bird on Scrape among Black-headed gulls), 1 Caspian Gull (1st winter bird on Scrape at mid-day), 4 Song Thrush (circa), 4 Redwing (+), 2 Cetti's Warbler (heard singing.), 4 Goldcrest (+), 1 Bearded Tit (heard calling then seen flying over reeds near wooden hide at 12.45p.m.), 8 Siskin (circa, several about in trees and flying over.) [George Brown]

Holland Haven
Thursday 26 Oct

Holland Haven , 07:00 to 12:00, light wind, slight mist at dawn
25 Meadow Pipit (+, 10 ringed), 2 Stonechat (male ringed), 20 Bearded Tit (circa, 3 ringed + a control. 8 in/off sea (P Davis, M Lansdown)), 1 Brambling, 30 Lesser Redpoll (+, 21 ringed today, 42 ringed since 7th Oct), 2 Mealy Redpoll (2 ringed), 1 Lapland Bunting (s/b M Lansdown probably same bird yesterday (P Davis)) [Simon Cox]

Holland Haven
Thursday 19 Oct

Holland Haven , 12:00 to 18:00, Selected Highlights of Seawatch
1204 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 8 Common Scoter, 1 Manx Shearwater (Close North@16:06), 1 Leach's Petrel (South @16:12. Presumably bird first seen @ Walton @15:43 and Frinton @16:02), 28 Gannet, 3 Arctic Skua (1xSouth@12:42 + 2 Very Close Pale Adults South@ 14:32), 1 Guillemot (North @12:07) [Darrell Stile]

Holland Haven
Tuesday 17 Oct

Holland Haven , 07:30 to 11:00, Sunny but windy
5 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Storm Petrel (Hesitated to add as I've never seen before but don't know what else it could have been. Small black bird, white rump flying south very low over the sea but very close to shore. Flight was direct and straight with rapid wing beats and very short glides, quite broad wings and no obvious markings other than rump. Viewed from above so couldn't see underwing.), 1 Great White Egret (Landed on scrape, took off toward Frinton then flew back again 20 minutes later), 2 Sparrowhawk (Pair in field behind scrape), 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel (Female with Jesses), 1 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Turnstone, 1 Kingfisher, 25 Meadow Pipit (circa), 2 Stonechat (Pair telling me off from bushes near hide!), 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard in front of hide), 10 Long-tailed Tit (circa), 150 Goldfinch (several small flocks flying overhead), 20 Linnet, 2 Corn Bunting (Bathing on scrape ) [Matt Turner]

Holland Haven
Monday 16 Oct

Holland Haven , 07:00 to 14:00, Selected highlights of Seawatch.
2 Sooty Shearwater (North @07:35 and 12:06hrs), 27 Gannet, 1 Pomarine Skua (South @13:28), 5 Arctic Skua (2x South @10:27 and 2x South @10:39. 1x South between 11/12.), 1 Short-eared Owl (South over sea @12:15) [Darrell Stile]

Holland Haven
Saturday 14 Oct

Holland Haven , 10:00 to 13:00, warm and sunny wind s.westerly strong
1 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 21 Red-legged Partridge (circa), 6 Cormorant (circa), 1 Grey Heron (circa), 3 Buzzard (circa), 3 Kestrel (circa, 1male, 2female), 1 Dunlin (circa), 1 Snipe (circa), 3 Black-tailed Godwit (circa), 1 Red-necked Phalarope (circa), 14 Stock Dove (circa), 1 Skylark (circa, in-off), 20 Swallow (+, south), 30 Meadow Pipit (+, south), 3 Pied Wagtail (circa, south), 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing), 1 Chiffchaff (circa), 12 Long-tailed Tit (circa), 3 Chaffinch (circa, in-off), 60 Goldfinch (+, south in groups of 10-20), 14 Lesser Redpoll (circa, south) [Ashley Gooding]

Holland Haven
Wednesday 11 Oct

Holland Haven , 12:30 to 12:45, Dry, overcast.
2 Snipe, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Red-necked Phalarope (1st winter) [David Dives]

Holland Haven , 11:00 to 11:00
1 Little Stint, 1 Red-necked Phalarope (On scrape for second day), 2 Coal Tit (Continental type birds in reedbed adjacent to golf course "dump") [Paul Brayshaw]

Holland Haven
Monday 02 Oct

Holland Haven , 13:00 to 16:15
1 Marsh Harrier (Over scrape), 1 Little Stint (On scape), 6 Black-tailed Godwit (On scrape), 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Stonechat (Male on bushes ), 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Showing well in woody area top of carpark) [Barbara Leport]

Holland Haven , 11:15 to 14:30, slightly overcast with some sun
1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher (north end of car park (all birds from this location), 3 Long-tailed Tit [Peter Triston]

Holland Haven
Sunday 01 Oct

Holland Haven , 09:35 to 11:25, Fine drizzle.
2 Kestrel (Male and female.also half eaten slowworm.), 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Nice views .showed well as long as your patient.), 1 Jay, 2 Chaffinch [Karl Kennedy]

Holland Haven
Saturday 30 Sep

Holland Haven , 14:00 to 15:00, Very nice.
2 Goldcrest, 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher (Very mobile, though remained within well grown Hawthorn stand at the north end of car park.) [Robert Pease]

Holland Haven , 11:45 to 13:30, Sunny.
2 Goldcrest, 1 Red-breasted Flycatcher, 1 Blue Tit [David Allen]

Holland Haven , 10:00 to 12:00
1 Red-breasted Flycatcher (In wooded area at end of car park. Note triathlon at the haven today) [Paul Brayshaw]

Holland Haven