Date Site Details
Thursday 30 Sep Writtle

Writtle 12:30 to 13:00,
Kingfisher (college) [Oliver Cottis]

Wednesday 29 Sep Writtle

Writtle 09:00 to 10:30,
5 Little Grebe Great Crested Grebe Grey Heron 60 Greylag Goose 3 Tufted Duck Teal 2 Mallard 3 Cormorant 4 Coot 2 Moorhen Jay 3 Meadow Pipit 2 Green Woodpecker Chaffinch Chiffchaff Kestrel [Oliver Cottis]

Sunday 12 Sep Writtle

Writtle 16:00 to 17:15, Broken cloud with a light breeze. Only certain species recorded
Pochard (Drake on Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 6 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Grey Heron 12 Tufted Duck 150 Greylag Goose 2 Green Woodpecker (Heard Only) 20 Lapwing (Titchmarsh Reservoir) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 19:03 to 19:30,
White Stork (perched on mobile phone mast 2 miles west of Writtle on A414) [John McLaughlin]

Sunday 08 Aug Writtle

Writtle 08:45 to 10:00, Breezy, dull, 16C
5 Swift (Flying over Roxwell Road) 20 Black-headed Gull (On Old Chelmsfordians Sports field) Pheasant (On field opposite Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Goldfinch (In hedgerow near Reservoir) Bullfinch (In hedgerow near Reservoir) 2 Grey Heron (On bank of Reservoir) 5 House Martin (Flying over field opposite Reservoir) 4 Lapwing (On bank of Reservoir) Great Crested Grebe (On Reservoir) Little Grebe (On Reservoir) Jay (Screeching and flying over River Can) [Winifred Simmonds]

Monday 31 May Writtle

Writtle 08:00 to 11:20, Unbroken sunshine, sightings with David
1 Linnet 1 Chiffchaff 1 Jay 2 Blackcap (Male (singing) and female) 5 Swift 1 Greenfinch 1 Bullfinch (Cow Watering Lane) 5 Tufted Duck (On Titchmarsh Reservoir) 4 Swallow (Over Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Grebe (On Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Green Woodpecker (By Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Whitethroat [Winifred Simmonds]

Saturday 22 May Writtle

Writtle 09:00 to 11:00, Bright and warm - highlights of sightings with David
10 Swift 30 House Martin (Feeding over Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Swallow 1 Little Egret 1 Willow Warbler 1 Buzzard 2 Blue Tit (Going into nest hole in Oak tree to feed young) 2 Great Tit (Entering different nest in same Oak tree to feed young) 50 Starling (In tree behind our house, mostly juveniles) [Winifred Simmonds]

Saturday 15 May Writtle

Writtle 16:30 to 17:30, Overcast
1 Cuckoo 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Chiffchaff ((heard)) 1 Blackcap ((heard)) 1 Song Thrush [Stuart Anderson]

Writtle 13:30 to 14:30,
2 Bullfinch (by the river) 3 Buzzard 1 Willow Warbler 1 Little Egret (titchmarsh resevoir) 1 Goldcrest 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Oliver Cottis]

Tuesday 11 May Writtle

Writtle 09:45 to 10:30,
1 Reed Warbler (Singing from unusual habitat, above Titchmarsh Reservoir. Viewed briefly as well. Possible site record?) 1 Yellowhammer (heard at the college.) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing at the college.) 1 Kestrel 1 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

Monday 10 May Writtle

Writtle 05:45 to 07:00,
1 Kingfisher (on the river) 1 Willow Warbler 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Cuckoo (calling in the distance) 1 Little Grebe (titchmarsh reservoire) 1 Grey Heron (titchmarsh reservoire) [Oliver Cottis]

Sunday 09 May Writtle

Writtle 09:30 to 12:30, Warm but breezy. Only certain species recorded. Several Orange-tips on the wing.
1 Common Sandpiper (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Greylag Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Swift (+) 2 Willow Warbler (Heard only) 2 Yellowhammer 4 Lesser Whitethroat (Heard Only) 2 Moorhen (1 youngster.) 1 Kingfisher (River Can.) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 19:30 to 19:50, Broken cloud
1 Cuckoo (Heard calling along the River Wid nr. Skeggs. Farm.) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 07:30 to 20:15,
2 Common Sandpiper (Titschmarsh reservoir) 1 Cuckoo (flew past Titschmarsh reservoir calling) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Titschmarsh res) 1 Great Crested Grebe 4 Tufted Duck 3 Greylag Goose 2 Mute Swan 3 Coot 7 Mallard 2 Whitethroat 1 Blackcap [Oliver Cottis]