Date Details Sitename
Thursday 16 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:30 to 11:30, Light rain becoming heavy. Lots of activity. Nos. quoted bare minimum, many more birds involved. Four stoat also seen.
80 Little Egret (circa. Main lake.) 2 Blackcap (Male and female.) Lesser Whitethroat Whitethroat 10 Chiffchaff (+.) Willow Warbler (+.) 2 Long-tailed Tit (+.) 10 Blue Tit (+.) 5 Great Tit (+.) 2 Goldfinch (+.) 3 Reed Bunting (+.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 08 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 18:55 to 20:40, Warm, brisk SW wind. Also seen, Red Fox and five Brown Hare.
38 Mute Swan (Including pair with three well grown young.) 24 Canada Goose 29 Great Crested Grebe 59 Little Egret (At roost. Only four present at start of visit, remainder arriving between 20:00 and 20:35 from easterly direction. Some harassment from Magpies that temporarily shared roost.) 20 Grey Heron (circa. All but six were flyovers only towards Chigborough Lakes.) 4 Common Tern Kingfisher ( ) 3 Green Woodpecker (At least.) Reed Warbler (Heard only.) 3 Chiffchaff (Heard only.) 12 Magpie [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Monday 06 Aug

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 19:00 to 20:35, Very warm and still. Five Brown Hare also seen.
37 Mute Swan (Including pair with three young.) 28 Great Crested Grebe 57 Little Egret (At roost. Only six present at start of visit.) 4 Common Tern Kingfisher Green Woodpecker 14 Swallow 4 House Martin 3 Reed Warbler 4 Chiffchaff 5 Carrion Crow [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Tuesday 24 Jul

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 19:00 to 20:30,
40 Mute Swan (+. Including brood of three cygnets.) 20 Greylag Goose (+.) 20 Canada Goose (+.) 20 Tufted Duck (+. Including broods of four and one.) Little Grebe (Possibly on nest.) 19 Great Crested Grebe (Including two juveniles.) Common Tern 20 Swallow (+. Very briefly, skimming water.) Reed Warbler (Singing.) 8 Little Egret (+. Coming to roost, numbers increasing as I left.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 19 Jul

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 19:00 to 21:00,
40 Mute Swan (circa.) 30 Greylag Goose (circa.) 25 Canada Goose (circa.) 4 Tufted Duck (Female with three young.) 15 Great Crested Grebe (+. One on nest.) 30 Little Egret (circa. At roost.) 5 Common Sandpiper Great Spotted Woodpecker 15 Long-tailed Tit (circa. Among mixed flock with Blue Tits.) 12 Magpie (circa.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 05 Jul

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge , 18:10 to 19:10
40 Mute Swan (circa.), 50 Greylag Goose (+.), 30 Canada Goose (circa.), 6 Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. one juvenile.), 2 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel (Female.), 3 Black-headed Gull (Inc. one juvenile.), 1 Common Tern, 12 Swallow (+.), 2 Reed Warbler (Pair feeding young.), 4 Goldfinch, 1 Reed Bunting (Singing male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Friday 22 Jun

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge , 20:55 to 20:55
1 Barn Owl (Hunting over field adjacent to main lake.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 14 Jun

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge , 12:15 to 12:45, Overcast, brisk SW wind. Ringlet butterfly (male) also seen.
1 Kestrel (Male.), 10 Swift (+. Conservative estimate.), 30 House Martin (+. Conservative estimate.) [Graham Barber]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 24 May

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge , 11:35 to 12:15
4 Buzzard (Viewed from Slough House Farm.), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.), 1 Nightingale (Briefly heard.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Wednesday 12 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge , 14:00 to 15:00
3 Egyptian Goose, 1 Kestrel, 5 Common Tern, 20 Sand Martin, 10 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge