Date Details Sitename
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]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
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]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
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
Friday 10 Aug

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT 09:30 to 11:45, cool and bright turning dull and windy
Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 3 Ruff (2 females, 1 male all juveniles) 4 Lapwing Teal 2 Grey Heron 4 Pied Wagtail Kestrel (male ( all birds from hide)) [Ashley Gooding]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Thursday 04 Jan

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 11:30 to 14:30, bright, strengthening SW wind, very high tide
300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2000 Wigeon, 600 Teal, 40 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Buzzard, 500 Oystercatcher, 3000 Golden Plover, 200 Grey Plover, 10000 Knot, 8000 Dunlin, 50 Bar-tailed Godwit (Shinglehead Point roost flooded, leading to wader spectacular! ), 1 Barn Owl [John McLaughlin]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Thursday 28 Dec

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 08:00 to 13:00, Tollesbury-Rolls, along Blackwater.
12 Common Scoter, 5 Goldeneye, 20 Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Great Northern Diver, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 1 Shag, 3 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard, 13 Stonechat [Darrell Stile]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 08:00 to 13:00, Other entry for Tollesbury should read 3 Stonechat, not 13.
3 Stonechat [Darrell Stile]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT
Monday 25 Dec

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 08:25 to 10:45, Cloud, occassional drizzle SW wind. Low tide ~ 10.30
500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+), 300 Shelduck (+), 475 Wigeon (+), 220 Teal, 40 Pintail (+), 17 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Little Egret, 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard, 10 Avocet, 150 Grey Plover (+), 800 Knot (+), 300 Dunlin (+), 40 Curlew (+), 80 Redshank (+), 11 Skylark, 7 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 2 Stonechat, 5 Reed Bunting [Simon Satchell]

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Saturday 23 Dec

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 13:15 to 16:15, Cloudy, WSW Wind. High tide ~15.15. 2 Common Seal.
320 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 195 Shelduck, 600 Wigeon, 220 Teal, 45 Pintail, 9 Common Scoter, 8 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Little Egret, 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard, 45 Oystercatcher, 40 Avocet, 40 Ringed Plover, 200 Golden Plover, 1400 Grey Plover, 350 Lapwing, 3000 Knot, 650 Dunlin, 40 Black-tailed Godwit (+), 50 Curlew, 120 Redshank, 11 Turnstone, 2 Meadow Pipit, 3 Rock Pipit, 2 Reed Bunting [Simon Satchell]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT , 10:50 to 13:25, overcast, SW increasing; incoming tide
14 Pintail, 5 Red-breasted Merganser (3 males, 2 females), 1 Great Northern Diver (South Channel), 5 Marsh Harrier (including 4 on Old Hall Marshes), 3 Buzzard (near cattle enclosures), 58 Avocet, 3 Ruff, 1 Snipe, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Stonechat [Mark Gregory]

Tollesbury Wick NR EWT