Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 29 May

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 09:30 to 12:30, High tide, sunny
3 Cetti's Warbler 1 Willow Warbler 3 Great Crested Grebe (on Crouch) 5 Common Tern (on Crouch fishing) 46 Swift (heading west) 2 House Martin 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Cuckoo [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 07 May

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 14:00 to 16:00, High tide, SE wind
4 Sedge Warbler 1 Greenshank 3 Cuckoo (formation flypast by 2 males and a female) 1 Osprey (flying low upriver then headed inland over Brandy Hole) 1 Swift 1 Marsh Harrier (male low over Saltcoats reedbed.) 1 Buzzard [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 02 May

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 12:15 to 13:45, Saltcoats area. Sunny then cloudy with NW wind picking up, A slight indication of movement.
1 Cuckoo 2 Swallow 7 Great Crested Grebe (in Clements Green Creek) 2 Buzzard (One of which moving north over Stow Marsh) 3 Lesser Whitethroat 14 Whitethroat 1 Montagu's Harrier (female moving low across Stow Marsh trying to avoid the attention of corvids, heading north ) 1 Swift [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 23 Apr

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:15 to 13:45, Quick look at saltcoats area
12 Reed Warbler 4 Whitethroat 2 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Willow Warbler 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Water Rail 2 Chiffchaff 2 Blackcap [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
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