Date Details Sitename
Monday 15 Apr

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 10:00 to 13:00, Sunny but a cold fresh east wind. Tide going out. Never known it so quite.
2 Cetti's Warbler 1 Whitethroat 1 Water Rail 5 Blackcap 3 Chiffchaff 3 Dunlin (summer plumage) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 11 Apr

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 12:15, Saltcoats area. Sun breaking through
2 Chiffchaff (one a 'tristis' singing and moving about in a bush only about ten feet away, a normal one close by for comparison ) 1 Cetti's Warbler [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 05 Apr

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 15:00 to 16:30, High tide. Fresh SE wind
2 Cetti's Warbler 5 Mediterranean Gull 300 Starling (flock heading east) 20 Wigeon 1 Peregrine Falcon 40 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Water Rail 1 Swallow 1 Whitethroat 2 Chiffchaff [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Sunday 20 Jan

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 11:30, Sunny and frosty cold.
1 Marsh Harrier (2cy bird quartering the fields.) 1 Stonechat (An immature male) [Robert Pease]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Wednesday 24 Oct

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 15:00 to 15:30,
6 Fieldfare (flew over west) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (calling from trees in a large garden ) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 01 Oct

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:30 to 15:30, sunny, tide coming in
60 Dunlin 162 Wigeon 200 Teal 200 Black-tailed Godwit 60 Ringed Plover 400 Golden Plover 1 Marsh Harrier (male) 24 Meadow Pipit 1 Knot 27 Avocet [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 30 Aug

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:00 to 16:00, Sunny and warm high tide no wind
50 Swallow (in two groups heading west) 4 Reed Warbler Wheatear Great Crested Grebe Marsh Harrier (female) Greenshank 90 Ringed Plover (high tide roost) 8 Grey Plover (high tide roost summer plumage) 3 Dunlin (high tide roost) 110 Lapwing (high tide roost) 12 Golden Plover (high tide roost) 6 Little Stint (flew in together into high tide roost) Sedge Warbler 19 Teal [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Wednesday 18 Jul

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 14:00 to 16:00, Hot tide coming in
2 Teal Ringed Plover (Came into roost) 2 Whimbrel 2 Common Tern Sand Martin (Heading SE with a swallow) Grasshopper Warbler (In reedbed) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Wednesday 20 Jun

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers , 13:30 to 16:00, Hot. Lots of dragonflies including a male Southern Migrant Hawker
1 Marsh Harrier (Female hunting Stow Marsh), 1 Water Rail (Juv in reed bed. Always oversummer here but breeding is always hard to prove), 1 Mediterranean Gull, 75 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Usual roost at this time of the year), 3 Common Tern, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Our only one), 1 Willow Warbler (In sub song), 2 Corn Bunting (Singing) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Wednesday 06 Jun

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers , 14:00 to 16:00, Hot
1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Cuckoo (One hepatic morph), 118 Swift (One group moving west), 12 House Martin (Increasing resident population) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers