Date Details Sitename
Saturday 27 Feb

Rayne 08:00 to 09:30,
1 Little Owl (In old oak near church) 2 Grey Wagtail (at sewage works) 2 Yellowhammer (Males singing / holding territory) 4 Skylark (Males singing / holding territory) 1 Little Egret (at Church pond) 25 Redwing [Neil Murphy]

Rayne
Monday 22 Feb

Rayne 07:30 to 13:00, Full cloud; mild
1 Merlin (Female seen twice harassing Skylarks over arable) 9 Yellowhammer (Singing males) 10 Skylark (Singing males) 1 Little Grebe (On small farm reservoir ) 1 Reed Bunting (Small farm reservoir) 10 Greylag Goose 8 Canada Goose 8 Rook (Nests in small rookery) 5 Siskin (Shalford green) [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Friday 12 Feb

Rayne 07:30 to 10:00, Cold, cloudy; Flitch Way toward dunmow
28 Redwing (Feeding mainly on ground) 22 Fieldfare 4 Song Thrush 8 Blackbird 2 Treecreeper (In tit flock) 1 Coal Tit 2 Goldcrest 1 Chaffinch (Singing male) 4 Robin (Feeding close together with thrushes) 2 Great Tit [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Tuesday 02 Feb

Rayne 10:30 to 11:50, Sunny, 5/8; doctors surgery trip to Finchingfield
11 Red Kite (From Rayne to Finchingfield via Gt Shalford, including pair over small wood Shalford Green) 8 Buzzard 4 Kestrel [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Friday 29 Jan

Rayne 09:30 to 13:00, 5/8 mild
1 Mediterranean Gull (Gt Notley CP, 1st winter with black-headed and Common Gulls) 2 Treecreeper 1 Brambling (Heard calling with small group of chaffinches) 1 Siskin (With finch flock) 14 Chaffinch 2 Greenfinch 1 Bullfinch 22 Long-tailed Tit 18 Blue Tit 4 Song Thrush 1 Mistle Thrush 4 Wren 24 Black-headed Gull 7 Common Gull 8 Moorhen (By church pond) 2 Buzzard (Including a very dark bird, not seen this individual before ) 1 Coal Tit [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Monday 25 Jan

Rayne 14:00 to 14:00, Fine
5 Bullfinch (Five, 3M, 2F, together seems to be a good number nowadays, though I saw seven in the same place a couple of years ago. Only birds of note on entire walk.) [James Harvey]

Rayne
Saturday 23 Jan

Rayne 09:00 to 12:45, Cloudy bright
427 Linnet (Three close knit groups total) 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 18 Pied Wagtail (Sewage works ) 1 Little Owl (Sewage works ) 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Chiffchaff (Both collybita and calling, 1 sewage works, 1 riverside trees) 1 Buzzard 8 Long-tailed Tit 52 Rook 25 Fieldfare 1 Bullfinch [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne 08:00 to 09:00,
1 Green Sandpiper 17 Skylark 41 Redwing 12 Fieldfare 4 Siskin [Neil Murphy]

Rayne
Monday 18 Jan

Rayne 08:00 to 10:00, 5/8 bright; different part of village from yesterday
1 Little Owl (Different bird from yesterday; calling from tree in garden centre then flew off) 2 Treecreeper (along Flitch Way in tit flock) 1 Coal Tit (In tit flock ) 8 Long-tailed Tit (Tit flock) 18 Chaffinch (Flock on arable by Flitch Way) 6 Blue Tit 4 Goldcrest (In tit flock) [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Sunday 17 Jan

Rayne 07:20 to 09:15, Sunny clear; Oak Meadow Reserve
1 Red Kite 1 Barn Owl 1 Little Owl 1 Tawny Owl (Heard calling) 1 Reed Bunting 2 Yellowhammer 2 Bullfinch 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Grey Wagtail [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne
Friday 15 Jan

Rayne 07:30 to 12:15, Full cloud, bright
1 Barn Owl (Hunting in meadow by flooded river) 1 Grey Wagtail 34 Canada Goose 1 Egyptian Goose (On pond edge along Fairy Hall Lane) 1 Kestrel (Great Notley CP) 160 Redwing (Various small flocks) 1 Chiffchaff (Great Notley CP) 85 Fieldfare (Various small flocks) [Andrew Goodey]

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