Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 15 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:15 to 08:00, Warm and overcast
1 Bar-headed Goose (Still being mobbed by BH gulls) 12 Common Tern (At least plus chicks) 2 Oystercatcher (Plus chunky chick) 2 Lapwing (Plus 1 chick) 2 Garganey (No sign of pair till 8 am) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 14:45 to 15:15, Warm and sunny - no sign of Garganey pair reported recently.
1 Bar-headed Goose 3 Oystercatcher (2x adult, 1x young) 4 Lapwing (3x adult, 1x young) 20 Common Tern (+) 1 Grey Heron 1 Turtle Dove (flew over GP and then landed on wires behind smaller lake) 20 Sand Martin (+) 2 Whitethroat [Ben Mapp]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Monday 14 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
1 Bar-headed Goose ( Of unknown origin ) 1 Turtle Dove (Singing briefly but not located) 2 Lapwing (Plus chick) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:00 to 09:30, Sunny, warm dry
86 Greylag Goose 30 Canada Goose 1 Bar-headed Goose (Thanks to Brian Bolton for pointing it out) 1 Pochard (M) 9 Common Tern 2 Oystercatcher (plus chick) 2 Pied Wagtail 2 Lapwing (plus 2 chicks) 1 Turtle Dove (On wires to rear of fishing lake and then feeding on ground) 1 Stock Dove 1 Buzzard 1 Gadwall (M) 1 Great Crested Grebe [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 11:30 to 12:20, Sunny and very warm.
1 Bar-headed Goose (still present with Canada and Greylag geese) 2 Garganey (pair along water's edge on SW to W side) [George Brown]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 18:30, Warm
2 Garganey (Pair on South Bank ) 1 Bar-headed Goose (Still) 1 Turtle Dove (Singing from wires at back of Fishing lake ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Friday 11 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:00 to 09:15,
3 Lapwing (2 chicks seen too) 2 Oystercatcher (1 half grown chick seen too) 80 Black-headed Gull (island full of half grown chicks) 20 Sand Martin (feeding over main lake) 1 Buzzard 4 Stock Dove 1 Turtle Dove (Possibly 2. Seen from double gates, twice seen to land to left of track from out of nowhere & land in high vegetation) [Tony Kennelly]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Tuesday 08 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
14 Common Tern (9 x nests on island and first chicks ) 2 Oystercatcher (Plus chick ) 1 Willow Warbler (By gate singing briefly) 3 Whitethroat 2 Shoveler (Pair) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 17:30, Sunny and warm
2 Turtle Dove (Feeding along track under height restriction pole. View from double metal fishing gates. They flew off over trees to north) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Sunday 06 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 12:00, Sunny and warm with some cloud cover. Selected sightings.
1 Turtle Dove (Seen from Iron Gates feeding on ground at 8.15 am and again on overhead wires at 9.05 am) 3 Whitethroat (Seen singing and heard) 1 Willow Warbler (Heard singing only near lay-by) 8 Swallow (+) 1 Song Thrush 2 Great Crested Grebe (On Fishing Lake) 12 Tufted Duck (+) 20 Greylag Goose (+) 12 Common Tern 5 Long-tailed Tit (Family group) 2 Oystercatcher [Paul Fletcher]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Saturday 05 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:00 to 08:45, Overcast
1 Turtle Dove (On wires along track above height restriction pole as viewed from double fishing gates at 8.35 flew towards trees to west) 3 Red Kite (Over quarry) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 20:00 to 21:00,
10 Common Tern 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Turtle Dove (Both heard only. 3 roe deer, 1 black rabbit) [Philip Chalk]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Friday 04 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:18 to 09:10, fine, clear
56 Greylag Goose 37 Canada Goose 17 Tufted Duck (2F) 2 Oystercatcher 1 Grey Heron 1 Pochard (M) 2 Goldfinch 2 Gadwall 8 Common Tern (on island) 1 Egyptian Goose 1 Turtle Dove 2 Whitethroat [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Thursday 03 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
1 Sedge Warbler (Singing from scrub about 50 yds past fallen tree only my 2nd record here) 2 Shelduck (Pair) 1 Lapwing 6 Oystercatcher (Pair with their chick plus 3 others that flew off) 2 Whitethroat (At least ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 18:00, Sunny and warm
1 Turtle Dove (On wires at back of fishing lake. If still present then Probably best viewed from metal fishing gates) 1 Hobby 1 Sedge Warbler (No sight or sound of Sedge warbler ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:30 to 09:30, sunny, clear
50 Greylag Goose 3 Oystercatcher (pair and chick) 4 Mute Swan 4 Common Tern 5 Gadwall 1 Goldfinch 1 Great Tit 1 Lapwing 1 Whitethroat 11 Canada Goose (include 5 gosling) [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Tuesday 01 Jun

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
18 Common Tern (9 x nests on island ) 1 Reed Bunting (Around fishing lake) 1 Reed Warbler (In reeds in fishing lake) 2 Oystercatcher (Plus 1 x chick on island ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:55 to 09:55, Dry, sunny and warm.
57 Greylag Goose 2 Oystercatcher (+ 2 chicks) 1 Coot (+ 2 chicks in nest) 30 Black-headed Gull (Chicks) 1 Whitethroat 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Jay 1 Buzzard 6 Mute Swan 2 Great Crested Grebe [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford
Thursday 27 May

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 20:25 to 20:58, Fine, dry
10 Greylag Goose (3 adults and 7 gosling) 13 Canada Goose (8 adults and 5 gosling) 2 Oystercatcher (On island) 12 Common Tern 5 Mute Swan 1 Gadwall [Paul Everett]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford