Date Details Sitename
Sunday 18 Jul

Roman River Valley 08:00 to 09:00,
1 Kingfisher 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Swallow 2 Blackcap 2 Chiffchaff 4 Whitethroat 1 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Friday 16 Jul

Roman River Valley 09:30 to 11:00,
2 Kingfisher (pair flew past calling loudly) 1 Peregrine Falcon (high on thermals) 3 Buzzard 1 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Friday 19 Mar

Roman River Valley 13:00 to 14:00,
2 Woodcock (accidentally flushed them) 1 Chiffchaff (singing) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Monday 15 Mar

Roman River Valley 18:00 to 19:00,
4 Tawny Owl (1 female seen, and 3 males heard) 3 Song Thrush (all singing) [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Friday 26 Feb

Roman River Valley 10:30 to 11:30, hot, sunny, no clouds
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming) 2 Green Woodpecker 3 Siskin 2 Coal Tit 2 Goldcrest (1 singing, 1 with coal tits) 1 Buzzard (heard) 1 Nuthatch 4 Long-tailed Tit [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Thursday 17 Dec

Roman River Valley 13:30 to 14:00,
2 Mistle Thrush 1 Redwing 2 Nuthatch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Thursday 19 Nov

Roman River Valley 07:15 to 08:45,
500 Wood Pigeon 8 Siskin 2 Goldfinch 1 Greenfinch (male) 1 Buzzard 1 Mistle Thrush (singing at the top of a tree) 1 Goldcrest 6 Stock Dove 3 Common Gull (standing in a field) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (female) [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Thursday 22 Oct

Roman River Valley 18:30 to 20:00, evening walk
8 Tawny Owl (8 individuals heard) 1 Little Owl (heard briefly) [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Thursday 02 Apr

Roman River Valley 06:30 to 08:15, cold but bright
7 Chiffchaff (All males singing) 2 Green Woodpecker 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (4 males drumming and 1 female seen) 1 Kingfisher (Perched briefly on low branch over the river) 2 Nuthatch (Pair) 1 Treecreeper 1 Blackcap (Singing along the edge of Layer rd) 1 Coal Tit (Trees by Layer rd) [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley
Wednesday 01 May

Roman River Valley 09:45 to 12:45, Dry, cloudy bright, calm, mild; Walk from Mersea Rd (Ball Farm) to footbridge at SE corner of Friday Wood
3 Buzzard (soaring together) 2 Cuckoo 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Cetti's Warbler (good views of one on two occasions, heard others) 2 Reed Warbler (heard only) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (heard only) 3 Garden Warbler (good views of each bird) 1 Bullfinch (male) 1 Reed Bunting (male) [Paul Hargreaves]

Roman River Valley