Date Site Details
Sunday 26 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:00,
197 Turnstone (Plus off cudmore seawall SE. ) Dunlin (Off cudmore seawall SE. ) 200 Oystercatcher (Off cudmore seawall SE. ) 60 Wigeon (30 off cudmore seawall, 30 off golf house seawall SE.) 15 Teal (Off cudmore seawall SE. ) Blackcap (Cudmore Grove pond SE.) 8 Gadwall (4 cudmore pond, 4 golf house SE.) 2 Osprey (Both briefly together behind pewit Island pye fleet,leaving juv male still sitting on post behind pewit DU.) 10 Common Tern (Pye fleet DU.) 7 Sandwich Tern (Pye fleet DU. ) 12 Mediterranean Gull (Pye fleet DU. ) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Off reeves hall seawall Pye fleet DU. ) Knot (Off reeves hall DU. ) Snipe (Off reeves hall DU. ) 10 Yellow Wagtail (Reeves hall/maydays DU. ) Sand Martin (Along pye fleet DU. ) House Martin (Along pye fleet DU. ) 50 Swallow (Along pye fleet DU.) Wheatear (Reeves hall seawall DU.) 6 Stonechat (Strood channel middle ditch DU.) 2 Cetti's Warbler (1 golf house path SE, 1 Strood fishing lakes DU. ) 2 Grey Plover (Off golf house seawall SE. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Saturday 25 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
2 Corn Bunting (Maydays DU SE.) 2 Yellowhammer (Males maydays DU SE.) 4 Reed Bunting (Maydays SE) Little Owl (Maydays paddock seen from seawall SE, ) Osprey (Am on fence post behind pewit Island DU, seen again 4pm on crewsfix post on geeden marshes SE.) Kingfisher (Cudmore Grove pond AF.) Water Rail (Calling from cudmore pond AF.) 2 Sandwich Tern (Off Stone point AF.) Stonechat (Stone point AF.) 30 Meadow Pipit (Plus off cudmore AF,) 250 Oystercatcher (Off cudmore seawall AF.) 157 Black-tailed Godwit (Off cudmore seawall AF.) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Cudmore/golf house AF. ) 6 Chiffchaff (Golf house AF, ) Lesser Whitethroat (Golf house AF. ) Peregrine Falcon (Off maydays DU.) 5 Marsh Harrier (Off maydays DU. ) 5 Buzzard (Off maydays seawall DU. ) 4 Greenshank (Maydays DU. ) Green Sandpiper (Reeves hall pool DU.) 2 Knot (Reeves hall marsh DU.) 30 Dunlin (Off maydays/Reeves hall DU. ) 10 Mediterranean Gull (Maydays/reeves hall DU. ) 60 Golden Plover (Off reeves hall SE.) 200 Grey Plover (Off reeves hall DU. ) 30 Teal (Maydays SE) 2 Wheatear (Maydays/reeves hall DU.) Starling (Leucistic in flock starlings maydays DU.) Sparrowhawk (Maydays SE. ) 3 Kestrel (Maydays SE. ) 3 Grey Heron (Maydays DU SE. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 24 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Shoveler (Golf house pools SE) 30 Wigeon (Golf house seawall SE ) 32 Teal (7 Golf house pools SE, 25 Strood channel DU. ) Great Crested Grebe (Strood channel DU. ) 16 Black-tailed Godwit (Off cudmore seawall SE ) 7 Turnstone (Off cudmore seawall SE) Greenshank (Strood channel DU. ) Osprey (On fence behind pewit Island MC.) 100 Swallow (Plus oyster fishery MC ) House Martin (Oyster fishery MC ) 10 Chiffchaff (Plus with mixed flock of tits in feldy view cemetery DU.) 5 Stonechat (1 oyster fishery MC, 4 Strood channel (1 fm 3m)DU. ) 40 Meadow Pipit (20 oyster fishery MC, 20 Strood channel DU. ) 3 Clouded Yellow (2 Strood channel DU, 1 golf house track SE., 1/2 water vole crossed the golf house paddock dyke SE. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thursday 23 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Strood channel Dougal urquhart
Merlin (Over Strood road ) Wheatear 3 Stonechat (2 m 1fm east of firs chase (reed bed Corner )) 2 Greenshank 300 Golden Plover (Strood causeway end) 15 Teal 8 Wigeon [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 09:01 to 17:00, MC = Martin cock
Hobby (Meeting lane MC) Blackcap (Meeting lane MC) 4 Buzzard (Seen from maydays seawall MC) Osprey (Pm seen from maydays seawall MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wednesday 22 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
7 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Off cudmore Grove DU MC) 100 Wigeon (Plus oyster fishery to cudmore Grove MC DU) 5 Sandwich Tern (Oyster fishery to stone point MC) Kingfisher (Ivy dock dyke MC) Lesser Whitethroat (Oyster fishery MC) Whitethroat (Oyster fishery MC) 2 Chiffchaff (Oyster fishery MC ) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Oyster fishery to golf house MC) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Oyster fishery to stone point MC) 100 Swallow (Oyster fishery to stone point MC ) 12 Teal (Cudmore Grove DU) 2 Shoveler (Cudmore Grove DU ) 2 Gadwall (Cudmore Grove DU) 60 Little Egret (Cudmore Grove DU ) Bar-tailed Godwit (Cudmore Grove DU ) 36 Avocet (Cudmore Grove DU ) Water Rail (Calling only from cudmore Grove pond DU ) 14 Clouded Yellow (Plus on uncut grazing fields off tamac cudmore Grove seawall DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 21 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
Osprey (9.52am still around midday, SB had it in front of pewit Island at 9.50am and MC had it fishing in front of oyster fishery at mid day.) 15 Avocet (Pye fleet SB) Green Sandpiper (Reeves hall pool SB) Stonechat (male Strood channel (firs chase end).DU) 50 Swallow (Strood channel DU ) Sand Martin (Strood channel DU ) 5 Chiffchaff (Plus side of firs chase caravan park (we call flycatcher corner)DU) Willow Warbler (Firs chase garden DU) 82 Ringed Plover (Tern Island off waldegraves SE) 8 Great Black-backed Gull (Tern Island SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Monday 20 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, STROOD CHANNEL seen by dougal urquhart
2 Stonechat (A pr ) 1000 Starling (1 Leucistic ) Yellow Wagtail 200 Golden Plover 6 Mediterranean Gull [Stephen Entwistle]

Sunday 19 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 13:00 to 13:15, This is my 301 entry visit this year( isn't that sad)
2 Osprey (1 eating fish on post,another flying along pye fleet towards maydays watched by Dougal Urquhart ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
3 Wheatear (1 waldegraves seawall MT, 1 Strood channel DU, reeves hall marsh DU,) 25 Chaffinch (Maydays grain barn SE) 28 Turnstone (Natural boating lake youth camp MC) 9 Ringed Plover (Rewsells marsh saltings , MC) 152 Redshank (Natural boating lake MC) Dunlin (Rewsells marsh salting MC) Black-tailed Godwit (Natural boating lake MC) Common Sandpiper (Natural boating lake MC ) 2 Little Grebe (Natural boating lake MC ) 2 Teal (Natural boating lake MC ) 15 Common Tern (Pye fleet DU) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Reeves hall marsh DU) 25 Stock Dove (Reeves Hall marsh DU) 2 Marsh Harrier (1 Strood channel DU, 1 (red wing tagged presumed norfolk juvenile / Langenhoe DU.) 2 Greenshank (1 Bowers hall marsh DU, 1 Strood channel DU ) Whinchat (Strood channel DU ) 50 Swallow (Strood channel DU ) 25 Golden Plover (Strood channel DU ) Shoveler (Eclipse male Cudmore grove pond SE,) 22 Wigeon (5 cudmore pond + 17 flyover SE) 4 Gadwall (Cudmore Grove pond SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Saturday 18 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
62 Dunlin (Ivy dock AF) 176 Black-tailed Godwit (Ivy dock AF) 6 Bar-tailed Godwit (Ivy dock AF ) 140 Turnstone (Ivy dock AF ) 100 Curlew (Ivy dock AF ) 20 Knot (Ivy dock AF ) 100 Grey Plover (Ivy dock AF ) 150 Redshank (Ivy dock AF ) 126 Ringed Plover (Ivy dock AF ) 6 Sandwich Tern (Ivy dock AF ) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Nr golf house AF) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Ivy dock AF ) Wheatear (Ivy dock AF ) 20 Linnet (Stone point AF ) Sparrowhawk (Golf house AF) 20 Wigeon (Golf house marsh AF) 12 Teal (Golf house AF) 2 Shoveler (Golf house AF) Osprey (Fishing in pye fleet 4.15pm off reeves hall SE) 2 Yellowhammer (Males maydays seawall SE) 2 Reed Bunting (Maydays seawall SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 17 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 20:00,
2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (With pale-bellied brent SE,) Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Seen from seawall golf house over on brightingsea sewage pipeSE) 4 Coot (1 adult with 3 very young chicks,cudmore/golf dyke SE) 25 Golden Plover (Plus rewsalls marsh saltings SE ) 10 Grey Plover (Off cudmore grove SE ) 130 Ringed Plover (Off waldegraves DU ) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Natural boating lake DU ) 13 Black-tailed Godwit (9 off cudmore grove SE, 4 natural boating lake DU. ) 30 Turnstone (Off cudmore grove SE ) Sanderling (Tern island off waldergraves DU) Common Sandpiper (Natural boating lake DU ) 114 Redshank (Natural boating lake DU ) 18 Mediterranean Gull (Off cudmore grove SE ) Hobby (Cross lane DU ) 70 Swallow Cetti's Warbler (Calling & showed well golf house Barrow dyke SE) 2 Willow Warbler (Rewsalls marsh saltings from coopers beach seawall SE ) Lesser Whitethroat (Rewsalls marsh saltings SE ) Whitethroat (Rewsalls marsh saltings SE ) 120 Starling (Plus rewsalls marsh saltings SE ) 8 Wheatear (Youth camp playing field DU ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Youth camp DU ) 30 Meadow Pipit (Plus along coast off youth camp DU ) 150 Linnet (Rewsalls marsh saltings SE ) [Stephen Entwistle]