Date Details Sitename
Sunday 24 Feb

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 10:00 to 14:00, Very Low Tide through to High Tide. Weather warm with small breeze. Observations from sea wall and sailing boat
1 Merlin (Female hunting Skylarks over seawall) 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult Female ) 600 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Large flocks at low tide off the seawall) 200 Avocet 16 Skylark (On Grazing Marsh) 80 Wigeon 7 Red-breasted Merganser (3 males and 4 females flying towards Bradwell) 1 Goldeneye (1 male flying towards Bradwell) 12 Great Crested Grebe (At mouth of Blackwater at low tide) 30 Curlew (Present in good numbers) 60 Black-tailed Godwit (Present in good numbers) 1 Kestrel (1 flushed skylarks and wigeon) 120 Golden Plover (Present in good numbers) [Daniel Whitelegg]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Saturday 23 Feb

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 11:00 to 13:00, Sunny and bright
1 Marsh Harrier 1 Kestrel 50 Avocet 40 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 30 Teal 50 Wigeon 10 Redshank 5 Curlew 5 Skylark 1 Oystercatcher [Emma Robinson]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Thursday 14 Feb

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 14:00 to 17:00, Sunny and clear.
1 Marsh Harrier 600 Knot 310 Avocet 12 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Snipe 30 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 5 Turnstone 10 Ringed Plover (by pill box) 1 Little Grebe 350 Lapwing 3 Red-breasted Merganser (distantly) 3 Meadow Pipit 120 Grey Plover 700 Golden Plover 150 Teal 1350 Wigeon 2150 Dunlin (honestly!) 2 Sanderling (by pill box) 11 Shelduck 7 Redshank 22 Curlew 60 Greylag Goose 4 Skylark [David Allen]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Wednesday 13 Feb

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 09:00 to 15:30,
1 Peregrine Falcon (Immature Male ) 1 Hen Harrier (Female ) 1 Merlin (Female) 8 Marsh Harrier 4 Buzzard 3 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 14 Barnacle Goose 2 Pink-footed Goose 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard) 1 Barn Owl 5 Corn Bunting 25 Skylark 125 Avocet 21 Red-breasted Merganser 9 Great Crested Grebe 6 Little Grebe 5 Song Thrush 1 Great White Egret 600 Wigeon 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 40 House Sparrow [Steve Grimwade]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Saturday 02 Feb

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 09:00 to 12:00, 3 degrees bright but bitterly cold wind,
2 Fieldfare 200 Wigeon (+) 1 Buzzard 18 Red-breasted Merganser 18 Avocet 6 White-fronted Goose 4 Marsh Harrier (male and 3 female ) [Ashley Gooding]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Monday 07 Jan

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 10:30 to 15:15, High tide cold west wind
4 Little Egret 700 Wigeon 1 Whimbrel 1000 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Buzzard 2 Pintail 70 Avocet 2 Goldeneye 1100 Dunlin 15 Red-breasted Merganser 2000 Golden Plover 13 Barnacle Goose 400 Knot 1 Kingfisher 1 Velvet Scoter (male) 8 Great Crested Grebe 1 Little Stint 1 Black-necked Grebe (off West Mersea) 2 Stonechat (pair) 2 Marsh Harrier 6 Sanderling 2 Eider (by Ross Revenge) 1 Slavonian Grebe 12 Corn Bunting 1 Bullfinch (Mell Farm) [Alan Shearring]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Wednesday 02 Jan

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 12:45 to 12:50, Cold,sunny and clear
1 Merlin (Male landed by pool in front of hide) [John Thorogood]

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Monday 24 Dec

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 10:15 to 14:45, Sunny, still. High tide ~13.15.
2 Little Grebe 100 Redshank (+) 3 Little Egret 12 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Meadow Pipit 250 Wigeon 380 Teal 33 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (large flock of Brent on opposite side of river near power station not counted) 11 Shoveler 12 Barnacle Goose 142 Shelduck 1750 Golden Plover 60 Bar-tailed Godwit 45 Curlew 7 Goldeneye 6 Red-breasted Merganser 400 Lapwing 4 Reed Bunting 17 Skylark 4000 Knot (+) 3500 Dunlin (+) 200 Grey Plover (+) 246 Avocet 2 Marsh Harrier (ad male, ad female) 70 Ringed Plover (+) 274 Oystercatcher 7 Turnstone 1 Sanderling 1 Common Scoter 3 Rock Pipit [Simon Satchell]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Tuesday 13 Nov

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 09:45 to 12:15,
181 Avocet 7 Red-breasted Merganser [Paul Gymer]

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Sunday 11 Nov

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 11:40 to 16:05, Light shower at first, then mostly sunny, wind SW. High tide 14.20.
2 Kestrel 10 Skylark 1 Snipe 3 Marsh Harrier (1 female, 2 Imm) 35 Redshank 350 Teal (+) 130 Wigeon (+) 7 Little Egret (+) 22 Linnet 120 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 7 Reed Bunting 9 Meadow Pipit 25 Curlew (+) 200 Avocet (+) 9 Black-tailed Godwit 140 Grey Plover 600 Dunlin 50 Ringed Plover 250 Lapwing (+) 2 Peregrine Falcon (adults) 700 Knot (+) 12 Bar-tailed Godwit 218 Oystercatcher 7 Red-breasted Merganser 28 Turnstone 2 Stonechat (pair) 2 Rock Pipit 1 Long-tailed Duck (seen distantly and very briefly at 15.10 in Old Hall Creek/Tollesbury Fleet, but all wildfowl and waders were flushed by some **** with a shotgun) 4 Little Grebe 7 Great Crested Grebe 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Guillemot [Simon Satchell]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT