Date Details Sitename
Thursday 28 May

The Hythe, Colchester 16:00 to 18:00,
2 Little Ringed Plover 2 Buzzard 4 Greenshank 6 Avocet 28 Black-tailed Godwit 34 Shelduck 25 Swift 1 House Martin 1 Cuckoo 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Green Woodpecker 6 Long-tailed Tit (+) 2 Sedge Warbler [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Wednesday 27 May

The Hythe, Colchester 16:00 to 18:00,
2 Little Ringed Plover 2 Buzzard 4 Greenshank 6 Avocet 28 Black-tailed Godwit 34 Shelduck 25 Swift 1 House Martin 1 Cuckoo 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Green Woodpecker 6 Long-tailed Tit (+) 2 Sedge Warbler [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Tuesday 31 Mar

The Hythe, Colchester 11:00 to 13:00, Sunny intervals
25 Shelduck 100 Teal (+) 16 Wigeon 6 Gadwall 4 Buzzard 2 Chiffchaff 1 Green Woodpecker 12 Curlew 1 Ruff 52 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Kestrel 6 Greenfinch 2 Little Grebe 2 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Friday 06 Mar

The Hythe, Colchester 09:00 to 11:00,
1 Jack Snipe (Two sightings of presumably same bird) 6 Snipe 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Buzzard 60 Curlew (+) 40 Black-tailed Godwit (+) [Phil Carter]

The Hythe, Colchester
Tuesday 03 Mar

The Hythe, Colchester 16:00 to 17:30, High tide, intermittent rain
2 Ruff (Far side of lagoon in gloom, distant record shot) 2 Song Thrush 10 Yellowhammer (On far side of river) 2 Reed Bunting 4 Meadow Pipit 3 Shoveler 30 Curlew 100 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Sparrowhawk (Probable female overhead with full crop) 2 Greenfinch 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard) [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Sunday 02 Feb

The Hythe, Colchester 14:00 to 15:30, Mild and dry.
15 Redshank 1 Rock Pipit 1 Black Redstart (Thanks to Yvonne Watling for relocating the bird. It favoured the area between the power substation and the Light ship whilst occasionally taking refuge behind the wall on the opposite side of the river. ) 1 Peregrine Falcon [David Curle]

The Hythe, Colchester
Thursday 30 Jan

The Hythe, Colchester 11:45 to 13:00, Overcast and damp
1 Black Redstart (With wagtails at the Quay) 1 Grey Wagtail 1 Grey Plover 1 Grey Heron 2 Greenfinch (Adult male & juv) 15 Curlew 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only) 1 Little Egret 2 Little Grebe 1 Meadow Pipit 3 Black-tailed Godwit 15 Redshank [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester
Tuesday 28 Jan

The Hythe, Colchester 10:15 to 10:30,
1 Black Redstart (On and around Lightship in docks.) [Alf Mullins]

The Hythe, Colchester
Friday 03 Jan

The Hythe, Colchester 11:00 to 11:00,
1 Black Redstart (At sewage outlet) [Alf Mullins]

The Hythe, Colchester
Thursday 26 Dec

The Hythe, Colchester 13:45 to 14:45, Strong SW wind with rain turning to sleet
4 Little Grebe 10 Redshank 40 Curlew 1 Reed Bunting (female) 3 Meadow Pipit 1 Linnet 20 Teal 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Juvenile flying east ) [Matt Turner]

The Hythe, Colchester