Date Details Sitename
Saturday 12 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 07:30 to 07:30, Rain
1 Ring Ouzel (First winter dived into cover on the Washlands) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers 14:30 to 14:45, More rain
1 Yellow-browed Warbler (50+ tit flock moving through the Washlands including a calling YB warbler) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 11 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 11:15 to 12:15, North of the town. Wet and windy from the SW
1 Song Thrush (the only thrush apart from one blackbird) 1 Buzzard 3 Swallow (heading south) 1 Peregrine Falcon (low south) 1 Hobby (heading east along the ridge) 6 House Martin (in one group south) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 24 Aug

South Woodham Ferrers 08:30 to 09:30, Sunny and warm
1 Kingfisher (Saltcoats marsh) 1 Whimbrel (Clements Green Creek.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 13 Aug

South Woodham Ferrers 07:15 to 08:15, Clear overnight and a clear sunny early morning.
6 Lesser Whitethroat (One adult and five juveniles working the hawthorn and brambles around Saltcoats marsh.) 8 Reed Warbler (Saltcoats marsh) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Saltcoats marsh. Three calling birds in three separate areas.) 1 Buzzard (Saltcoats grazing meadows) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 26 Jul

South Woodham Ferrers 20:30 to 21:15, High cloud and warm
25 Swift (This group of swifts have been screaming over my garden late in the evening for the last three weeks and at time have numbered at least 40 birds.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 16 Jul

South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 14:00, Clear, warm and sunny.
40 Swift (At least. Over my garden through the past week. With so many flying ants taking to the air, I am sure it is these on which the Swifts are feasting.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 13 Jul

South Woodham Ferrers 09:00 to 09:00, Cloudy and overcast
12 Swift (+ circling overhead as I drove through Woodham Ferrers village near church/ public house) [Paul Fletcher]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 25 May

South Woodham Ferrers 19:30 to 22:00,
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Pair nesting) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chiffchaff 1 Whitethroat 1 Blackcap 2 Song Thrush 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Tawny Owl (Adult calling, 3 fledged juveniles) 15 Swallow 1 Red Fox 2 Pheasant [Thomas Gilbert]

South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 23 May

South Woodham Ferrers 16:15 to 16:30, Bright, sunny and clear.
1 Marsh Harrier (A male high over Saltcoats marsh calling and displaying briefly.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 04 May

South Woodham Ferrers 18:30 to 20:45,
1 Tawny Owl (Male hooting) 1 Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Yellowhammer (Males singing) 1 Cuckoo 200 Jackdaw 200 Rook 2 Cormorant 2 Shelduck 8 Blackcap 5 Swallow [Thomas Gilbert]

South Woodham Ferrers