Date Details Sitename
Thursday 10 Oct

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:00 to 14:00, via River Walk (also egg-laying Willow Emerald Damselflies)
3 Kingfisher 4 Buzzard 2 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Linnet 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Song Thrush 1 Goldcrest 1 Bullfinch [David L Smith]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Thursday 03 Oct

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:00 to 13:30, Via River Walk
2 Kingfisher (River Brain) 4 Chiffchaff 1 Goldcrest (Home) 1 Grey Wagtail [David L Smith]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Sunday 21 Jul

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:00 to 13:00, Sunny, slight breeze
1 Kingfisher 3 Song Thrush 1 Whitethroat (Juvenile) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Wednesday 15 May

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:20 to 11:00, Sunny, warm, light E wind.
2 Mute Swan (Pair nest building, R. Blackwater.) 5 Red-legged Partridge 2 Buzzard 1 Cuckoo (Heard only.) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 4 Song Thrush (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Friday 12 Apr

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:30 to 11:00, Sunny then overcast
1 Mandarin Duck 1 Sparrowhawk 6 Blackcap (At least) 4 Song Thrush 1 Grey Wagtail 4 Chiffchaff (At least) 1 Swallow 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Long-tailed Tit (With nest in blackthorn) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Tuesday 13 Nov

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:30 to 12:00, Sunny and fairly warm. Remarkably few birds around, not even a Blackbird.
4 Wren (One seen and three heard - surprising given the noise from the A12!) 3 Goldfinch (Small flock heard) 1 Buzzard (Floating overhead) 1 Kingfisher (A blue flash along the river) 1 Pheasant (Flushed fromlong grass at the top of the mound) [Brian Dodd]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Friday 19 Oct

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 10:00 to 11:00, Sunny, calm, dewy
1 Kingfisher (Male) 1 Chiffchaff (Heard only) 1 Grey Wagtail [Paul Shuttleworth]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Tuesday 26 Dec

Whetmead NR, nr Witham , 10:15 to 11:45, Cold but sunny
1 Rough-legged Buzzard (Quartering overhead showing perfect colouring including white ring to back of tail. Also bird was displaying all usual behaviour including kinked wings and hovering.), 2 Kestrel, 10 Moorhen, 1 Grey Wagtail, 5 Wren, 3 Robin, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Greenfinch [Kevin Yates]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Sunday 24 Dec

Whetmead NR, nr Witham , 10:45 to 13:15, via River Walk
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 6 Grey Wagtail (at least 5 at water treatment works), 200 Pied Wagtail (+ at water treatment works) [David L Smith]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham
Thursday 12 Oct

Whetmead NR, nr Witham , 10:30 to 14:00, via River Walk
4 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 3 Kingfisher, 4 Grey Wagtail [David L Smith]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham