Date Details Sitename
Saturday 16 Feb

The Hythe, Colchester 07:30 to 08:30, Frosty with mist lifting
20 Linnet 1 Snipe 2 Song Thrush (Both singing) 1 Little Egret 4 Little Grebe 4 Yellowhammer (3m singing, 1f) 120 Teal 4 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Greenfinch (singing males) 4 Shoveler (3m, 1f) 1 Reed Bunting (singing male) 15 Curlew 2 Green Woodpecker (Both heard, still not seen one this year!!) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (heard drumming) 70 Lapwing 6 Meadow Pipit 2 Corn Bunting (1 singing) 2 Oystercatcher (Flew up river, then back down - calling all the time) 1 Grey Heron (Over Wiv wood) [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Friday 15 Feb

The Hythe, Colchester 09:00 to 13:00, sunny, 10C, low tide
70 Teal 72 Lapwing 8 Curlew 14 Redshank 40 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Buzzard 2 Kestrel (pair over UoE campus) 2 Yellowhammer (pair) 1 Reed Bunting (female) 3 Linnet [Michael Lane]

The Hythe, Colchester
Wednesday 06 Feb

The Hythe, Colchester 10:30 to 12:00, Hythe Lagoons
5 Greenfinch 2 Corn Bunting 20 Reed Bunting (+) 2 Yellowhammer (+) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Song Thrush (+) 250 Teal (+) 1 Ruff 1 Water Pipit 1 Skylark (+) 1 Green Woodpecker 40 Lapwing (+) [Liz Huxley]

The Hythe, Colchester
Sunday 03 Feb

The Hythe, Colchester 08:15 to 10:00, Bright sunshine
19 Curlew 40 Lapwing 12 Reed Bunting 4 Yellowhammer (At least 2 pairs) 15 Linnet (Small flock mixed with buntings and yellowhammers) 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Water Pipit (Poss 2, only saw through camera. Not sure about 2nd bird in background - looks more like mipit?) 25 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Greenfinch 1 Great Black-backed Gull 4 Little Grebe 3 Grey Plover 3 Dunnock [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Thursday 31 Jan

The Hythe, Colchester 14:30 to 16:30,
3 Curlew 3 Corn Bunting 3 Song Thrush 8 Linnet 3 Snipe 2 Reed Bunting [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Sunday 20 Jan

The Hythe, Colchester 15:00 to 16:30,
1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Bullfinch (Pair ) 1 Jack Snipe (Flushed low level twice) [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Friday 21 Dec

The Hythe, Colchester 09:15 to 10:30, Grey and breezy
3 Rock Pipit 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Grey Wagtail 5 Redwing 5 Fieldfare 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Song Thrush 5 Blackbird 1 Yellowhammer [Sean Nixon]

The Hythe, Colchester
Wednesday 19 Dec

The Hythe, Colchester 14:00 to 14:15, River Colne opp CTruk
1 Grey Wagtail 1 Water Pipit (poss 2) [Liz Huxley]

The Hythe, Colchester
Saturday 22 Sep

The Hythe, Colchester 09:00 to 10:00, Dull,cool wind
2 Kingfisher 8 Curlew 20 Black-tailed Godwit 19 Redshank 4 Little Egret 2 Jay 1 Greenshank 1 Little Grebe 1 Cormorant 1 Green Woodpecker [Ian Tarbin]

The Hythe, Colchester
Friday 14 Sep

The Hythe, Colchester 09:30 to 11:00,
1 Great White Egret (Flew upriver 11am) 3 Whinchat [Phil Carter]

The Hythe, Colchester 12:00 to 13:00,
1 Greenshank (On river between the 2 gates.) [Kevin Colling]

The Hythe, Colchester