Date Site Details
Saturday 27 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, From maydays seawall (pye fleet)seen by Dougal Urquhart
Hen Harrier (Ringtail flew east over fields. ) 5 Marsh Harrier 10 Red-breasted Merganser 140 Avocet 10 Corn Bunting (Plus ) 2 Stonechat (A pr) 2000 Wood Pigeon (Plus f/o shop lane.) Woodcock (Flushed on pheasant shoot by wild fowlers private wood NE shop lane.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 26 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Strood channel seen by Martin Cock
Black-throated Diver (4th day Strood channel between sluice opposite ray Island, at last boat mooring, before bend towards firs chase caravan park. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thursday 25 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 10:00 to 17:30, Strood channel 500yds east of firs chase caravan park.
10 Avocet (Plus) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Plus) Black-throated Diver (Strood channel, in its third day seen from seawall at last boat mooring,beween sluice to large bend before firs chase caravan park. SE DU.) White Stork (11am came from Strood Hill direction flew along Strood channel towards copt hall direction. Seen by SE DU plus 3 other birders.) Stonechat (Female Strood channel same area seawall as diver seen.) Rock Pipit 3 Corn Bunting (Up to 10 there behind seawall (same area).) 10 Grey Partridge (Bowers hall farm from seawall SE. ) 7 Red-legged Partridge (Maydays SE. ) Meadow Pipit (Maydays SE. ) Redwing (Maydays SE. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wednesday 24 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 11:00 to 11:05, BLACK THROATED DIVER Strood channel, east of firs chase caravan park at seawall bend.at last boat mooring.
3 Common Scoter (Females off st peters marsh.coast road.DU.) Red-breasted Merganser (Off St Peters DU.) 10 Great Crested Grebe (Off st Peters DU.) 8 Bar-tailed Godwit (Off st Peters. ) 8 Black-tailed Godwit (Off st Peters. ) Black-throated Diver (Strood channel MC / AF.) Great Northern Diver (Off Seaview beach ,mid pm MC.) 400 Cormorant (Off st Peters heading to Abberton. ) 2 Rock Pipit (St Peters marsh. ) 10 Corn Bunting (Strood channel dyke MC AF.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 23 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:30, STROOD CHANNEL seen by dougal urquhart
100 Stock Dove (Plus stubble field. ) 1500 Wood Pigeon (Maize stubble field. ) Black-throated Diver (11.40am Feeding along Strood channel came from west towards causeway (east) and back west .) 3 Marsh Harrier Short-eared Owl (Hunting on ray Island. ) 1000 Starling (Stubble field. ) Stonechat (From Seawall .) 2 Siskin (F/o shop lane pm.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Monday 22 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:30,
700 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Ray channel DU. ) 1000 Wood Pigeon (Maize stubble Strood channel DU. ) Red-throated Diver ((On sea )Off Seaview beach 15.08pm SE.) Black-throated Diver ((On sea)Off Seaview beach 16.09pm SE.) Tawny Owl (Calling meetings lane MT.) Little Owl (Calling meetings lane MT.) Blackcap (Male firs chase garden DU.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Sunday 21 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
Snow Bunting (Middle of seawall at reeves hall, seen a week ago same place with meadow pipits DU.) 49 Sanderling (On shingle Island off waldegraves SE.) 9 Long-tailed Tit (Cross lane SE.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Saturday 20 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Maydays farm from seawall DOUGAL URQUHART
2 Brambling (Dyke next to set a side.) 100 Chaffinch (With brambling. ) 30 Reed Bunting (With brambling. ) 4 Yellowhammer Stonechat 3 Red-breasted Merganser (Off point.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 19 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Eider (1st winter males seen fom lower Kingsland road MC SE.) 2 Guillemot (Seen from lower Kingsland Road MC SE.) Red-throated Diver (From lower Kingsland Road MC.) Black Brant (Rewsells marsh DU. ) 700 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Rewsells marsh DU. ) 2 Greenshank (Natural boating lake DU. ) 30 Mediterranean Gull (Rewsells marsh saltings DU. ) Great Northern Diver (Off waldegraves seawall DU.) 2 Yellowhammer (Rewsells DU.) 2 Brambling (Possibly 3 dyke at maydays from seawall MC.) 2 Stonechat (Maydays from seawall MC.) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (1 off maydays MC. 1 off waldegraves DU. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thursday 18 Nov Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
4 Pintail (Pye fleet west of maydays MC.) 2 Buzzard (Off maydays MC. ) 2 Marsh Harrier (1 Off maydays MC. 1 rewsells marsh DU. ) 2 Yellowhammer (1 Maydays dyke MC. 1 rewsells marsh DU.) Black Brant (Fields behind boating lake east of youth camp DU.) 800 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (With black brant DU.) Greenshank (Briefly on rewsells saltings marsh DU.) 35 Mediterranean Gull (Rewsells marsh saltings DU. ) 125 Curlew (Rewsells marsh harriers DU.) Cetti's Warbler (Behind Youth camp beach DU.) 10 Reed Bunting (Rewsells marsh DU.) Fieldfare (Rewsells marsh DU. ) [Stephen Entwistle]