Date Details Sitename
Saturday 05 Oct

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:15 to 15:30, Cloudy then sun, tide coming in. First Wall butterfly for the area since 1997!
64 Wigeon 42 Golden Plover 5 Great Crested Grebe 1 Stonechat (female) 1 Water Pipit (flew across Crouch to Brandy Hole) 135 Curlew 115 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Merlin 44 Ringed Plover 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 10 Sep

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 13:00, Warm and still, gathering cloud.
50 Ringed Plover (Hawbush Creek roost.) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Saltcoats reed marsh.) [Robert Pease]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 19 Aug

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 18:45 to 19:30, Mild and calm with hazy sun.
25 Sand Martin (Passing through south) 2 Golden Plover (Clements Green Creek) 8 Turnstone (Clements Green Creek.) [Robert Pease]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 02 Aug

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:30 to 15:00, High tide
3 Wigeon 2 Willow Warbler 1 Yellow Wagtail (juv) 3 Corn Bunting (one a juv) 5 Swallow (heading north low over the Crouch) 3 Common Sandpiper 7 Ringed Plover 1 Dunlin (summer plumage) 3 Great Crested Grebe (on Crouch) [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 01 Aug

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:15 to 14:45, Waders on ht roost. 11 southern migrant hawkers in borrowdykes including a pair
1 Mediterranean Gull 6 Ringed Plover 1 Golden Plover (summer plumage) 2 Whimbrel 1 Greenshank 1 Little Ringed Plover [Alan Shearring]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
Sunday 21 Jul

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 11:30, High cloud, bright.
1 Red Kite (Quite low over my garden on the eastern edge of the town. (Do not leave your Guinnea Pigs in the garden.)) [Robert Pease]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers
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