Date Site Details
Thursday 16 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 20:00,
2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Off ivy dock SE (first back for winter).) Shoveler (Fm golf house saltings pools SE) 9 Teal (Golf house saltings pools SE ) 23 Lapwing (Fields behind ivy dock SE ) 200 Golden Plover (Rewsalls marsh saltings DU ) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Off ivy dock SE ) 40 Turnstone (Plus off ivy dock SE ) 3 Knot (Off Ivy dock SE) 30 Dunlin (Plus off ivy dock SE ) Common Sandpiper (Natural boating lake youth camp DU ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Rewsalls marsh saltings DU ) Great Black-backed Gull (Off ivy dock SE ) 350 Herring Gull (Offshore rewsalls marsh DU ) 4 Sandwich Tern (2 Offshore rewsalls marsh DU , 2 off ivy dock SE. ) 20 Common Tern (Offshore rewsalls marsh DU ) 20 Little Egret (Rewsalls marsh saltings DU) 100 Swallow (Plus along coast off youth DU ) 2 Wheatear (Youth camp DU ) 80 Meadow Pipit (Plus going west along coast off youth camp DU ) 2 Clouded Yellow (East Mersea A) Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Off ivy dock SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wednesday 15 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 14:00,
120 Curlew (Maydays MC ) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (Strood channel DU AF, ) 5 Greenshank (3 maydays MC, 2 strood channel DU AF, ) 6 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel DU AF, ) 2 Sandwich Tern (Maydays MC ) 2 Common Tern (Strood channel DU AF, ) 14 Grey Heron (Maydays MC ) 2 Sparrowhawk (Maydays MC ) Marsh Harrier (Maydays MC, ) 12 Buzzard (5 Maydays MC, 7 strood channel DU AF, ) Kingfisher (Maydays MC ) 2 Sand Martin (Strood channel DU AF, ) 50 Swallow (Strood channel DU AF, ) Cetti's Warbler (Strood channel DU AF,) Whitethroat (Maydays MC, ) 2 Whinchat (1 strood channel DU AF, 1 maydays MC, ) Wheatear (Strood channel DU AF ) 7 Yellow Wagtail (1 maydays MC, 6 strood channel DU AF, ) 10 Meadow Pipit (4 strood channel DU AF, 6 maydays MC, ) 100 Linnet (Strood channel DU AF, ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 14 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
Yellow Wagtail (Golf house to cudmore MC) Whitethroat (Golf house to cudmore MC) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golf house to cudmore SE) Wheatear (Golf house to cudmore MC ) 12 Sandwich Tern (Plus off golf house seawall MC) 60 House Martin (40 golf house/cudmore MC, 20 over wellhouse DU ) Greenshank (Strood channel DU ) 1000 Starling (Strood channel/grebe DU) 100 Linnet (Strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Monday 13 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
2 Red-legged Partridge (East road east Mersea SE) 15 Bar-tailed Godwit (Ivy dock MC ) 12 Knot (Off ivy dock MC ) Curlew Sandpiper (Juv off ivy dock MC) Green Sandpiper (Reeves hall pool SE) 12 Sandwich Tern (Ivy dock MC) Little Tern (Pye fleet off shop lane seawall SE ) Osprey (9.20am fishing in colne off langenhoe point MC) Sparrowhawk (Shoplane SE) 4 Marsh Harrier (3 juv,1 adult male SE) 30 Swallow (Shop lane SE) Chiffchaff (Shop lane SE ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Sunday 12 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:30,
16 Wigeon (Oyster fishery MC ) 7 Yellow Wagtail (Oyster fishery MC ) 2 Blackcap (Oyster fishery MC ) Lesser Whitethroat (Oyster fishery MC ) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Oyster fishery MC ) Osprey (13.21pm Fishing off maydays pye fleet then drifted up langenhoe creek.) 40 Buzzard (5 over Mersea barns, 22 over shop lane most drifting west,another 13+ seen from seawall to bower hall ( passage was NW of Island ,strood to peldon. DU) Wheatear (Reeves hall marshes DU ) 3 Meadow Pipit (Flying west pye fleet DU ) Yellowhammer (Maydays DU ) 2 Whinchat (Maydays DU ) 4 Sandwich Tern (Oyster fishery MC ) Peregrine Falcon (Strood to ray island DU ) 50 Golden Plover (Strood channel DU ) 12 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel DU ) 3 Sand Martin (Strood channel DU ) Willow Warbler (Firs chase garden DU ) Hobby (Maydays SE ) 3 Kestrel (Maydays SE ) Little Owl (Maydays yard pond seen from seawall SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Saturday 11 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:00, East Mersea (between shop lane seawall to stone point
Pintail (Male distant over on langenhoe MC) Swift (Inwith 200 hirundines near golf house DU) Great Crested Grebe (Pye fleet SB) 12 Avocet (DU) Bar-tailed Godwit (DU) 220 Black-tailed Godwit (DU) Turnstone (Off shop lane SB. ) 3 Knot (DU) 3 Curlew Sandpiper (1 adult.2 juv Off ivy dock DU) 60 Dunlin (Ivy dock DU ) 200 Redshank (Off shop lane SB) 14 Sandwich Tern (On mud near golf house saltings DU) 4 Marsh Harrier (Langenhoe SB) Kestrel (Off shop lane SB) 2 Hobby (1 over langenhoe DU, 1 golf house DU) 7 Wheatear (DU/SB. Plus 1 strood channel JB) 8 Yellow Wagtail (Golf house DU) 70 Linnet (Stone point DU ) 30 Goldfinch (DU) 3 Clouded Yellow (NO OSPREY TODAY) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 11:00 to 13:30, Coopers beach/rewsalls boating lakes seen by Andy Field
500 Golden Plover 50 Redshank 20 Dunlin 30 Turnstone 5 Curlew 20 Ringed Plover 7 Black-tailed Godwit [Stephen Entwistle]

Friday 10 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
Osprey (Sitting on withey pole at pewit Island 10.20 to 12,fished behind pewit Island. SE,DU) Wheatear (Fm on fence between shoplane seawall & Reeves hall pool. DU.SE) Peregrine Falcon (Over pye fleet from Reeves hall seawall DU ) 5 Marsh Harrier (Over langenhoe DU ) Snipe (Reeves hall seawall DU SE ) 15 Stock Dove (Reeves hall marshes DU ) 3 Sandwich Tern (Off Reeves hall seawall DU ) 10 Common Tern (Off Reeves hall seawall DU ) 4 Buzzard (From Reeves hall seawall DU ) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (Reeves hall /pye fleet DU ) 80 Grey Plover (Pye fleet from Reeves hall DU ) 2 Knot (Pye fleet from Reeves hall DU ) 15 Avocet (Pye fleet from Reeves hall DU ) Clouded Yellow (Reeves hall marshes DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thursday 09 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
50 Golden Plover (Strood channel DU ) 50 Grey Plover (Strood channel DU ) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (Strood channel DU ) 4 Green Sandpiper (Reeves hall pool AF) 3 Greenshank (Strood channel DU ) 2 Sandwich Tern (Pye fleet AF ) 2 Common Tern (Strood channel DU ) Osprey (10.30am Pewit Island on withey pole then fly around ranges & geedon marshes AF ) Kingfisher (Shop lane borrow dyke AF) Hobby (Cossed over pye fleet seen from shop lane seawall AF ) Chiffchaff (Shop lane AF) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Entrance to Reeves hall SE) 2 Whitethroat (Entrance to Reeves hall SE) Stonechat (Juv from shop lane seawall AF ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel DU ) 10 Greenfinch (Entrance to Reeves hall SE) 12 Reed Bunting (Strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wednesday 08 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 07:30 to 19:00,
2 Red-legged Partridge (Chapman's lane SE ) 5 Teal (Reeves hall pool MC ) 6 Green Sandpiper (Reeves hall pool MC ) 4 Greenshank (Strood channel DU ) 2 Sandwich Tern (Pye fleet from shop lane MC) Osprey (Am briefly on geedon marshes distant MC) 3 Marsh Harrier (Geedon marshes MC) 2 Kestrel (Hunting first field off meeting lane SE ) Hobby (From shop lane seawall MC ) Willow Warbler (Feldy view cemetery DU ) 5 Blackcap (3m 2fm entrance to Reeves hall SE ) Garden Warbler (Entrance to Reeves hall 7.30am MC ) 3 Lesser Whitethroat (Entrance to Reeves hall SE) Whitethroat (Entrance to Reeves hall SE) Spotted Flycatcher (Entrance to Reeves hall 7.30am MC ) 5 Wheatear (Middle field along strood channel DU ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Littlle paddocks MT ) 3 Corn Bunting (Strood channel DU ) 2 Clouded Yellow (Shop lane seawall MC ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Tuesday 07 Sep Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:05 to 11:00,
Redstart (Male Found by dougal urquhart 9.00 by call ,took to 10.45 AF,SE,,MC to see it,very flighty in north east corner silver birch behind Rowan bush ,feldy view cemetery ) 6 Willow Warbler (About 9.30 silver birch back of feldy view cemetery DU ) Blackcap (Feldy view cemetery DU ) 2 Chiffchaff (Feldy view cemetery DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:04,
2 Knot (From maydays seawall MC) Greenshank (From maydays seawall MC) 3 Marsh Harrier (From oyster fishery MC ) Kingfisher (Oyster fishery MC ) 3 Willow Warbler (Three more from last report. 1 MC garden.2 SE garden ) Sedge Warbler (Maydays MC ) Redstart (All day,very elusive, found late evening again me & john ward seen bottom of bush (north east side next to bench Feldy view cemetery SE ) 4 Wheatear (3 middle field strood channel DU, 1 along pye fleet MT) Yellowhammer (Maydays MC ) [Stephen Entwistle]