Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 24 Mar

Writtle 10:45 to 11:15, Clear blue skies with an easterly breeze. First Comma and Brimstone butterfly of 2020 observed
2 Egyptian Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Egret (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Grey Heron (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 3 Cormorant (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Kestrel (Female) 6 Tufted Duck (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 6 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) [Andrew Allen]

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Sunday 01 Mar

Writtle 14:15 to 14:45, Bright & breezy
1 Stonechat (Male. In meadow behind our house in Northwest Chelmsford) 5 Mallard (In flooded field) 2 Moorhen (In flooded field) 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (In flooded field) [Andrew Allen]

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Saturday 22 Feb

Writtle 17:15 to 17:45, Overcast and mild
1 Barn Owl (Hunting rough grassland behind our house in Northwest Chelmsford) [Andrew Allen]

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Sunday 16 Feb

Writtle 16:15 to 16:45, Northwest Chelmsford Garden, Rain finally stopped
1 Barn Owl (Hunting in meadow behind house ) 2 Mallard (In flooded field) 1 Kestrel (Male) 2 Moorhen (In flooded field) 15 Magpie (+, pre-roost gathering.) [Andrew Allen]

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Saturday 14 Dec

Writtle 15:00 to 16:15, Breezy.
1 Goldeneye (Drake. Titchmarsh Reservoir. Patch tick.) 13 Tufted Duck 2 Grey Heron (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 80 Greylag Goose (+. Titchmarsh Reservoir) 7 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 15 Coot (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 6 Little Grebe (+ Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Mallard 30 Magpie (+ Going to roost.) [Andrew Allen]

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Wednesday 27 Nov

Writtle 13:00 to 13:00,
1 Merlin (Male repeatedly dive bombing female Kestrel over Loubees tea rooms!) [Graham Smith]

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Saturday 21 Sep

Writtle 14:00 to 16:15, Warm and bright sunshine. Selected highlights.
90 Greylag Goose (+, Titchmarsh Reservoir) 60 Canada Goose (+, Titchmarsh Reservoir) 3 Grey Heron (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 4 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Tufted Duck (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 20 Lapwing (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Rook 50 Jackdaw (+) 1 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Chiffchaff (+) 1 Jay (Heard only) [Andrew Allen]

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Thursday 23 May

Writtle 09:00 to 09:15, Sunny
1 Cuckoo (Calling from trees near Skeggs Farm, first we've heard in this area in 2019) [Winifred Simmonds]

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Friday 12 Apr

Writtle 16:00 to 18:00, Overcast & not very warm.
1 Lesser Whitethroat (In horse paddock behind Skeggs Farm) 2 Oystercatcher (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 4 Swallow (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Little Egret (Along river Can) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Grey Heron (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 3 Linnet 2 Song Thrush 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker [Andrew Allen]

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Monday 08 Apr

Writtle 16:30 to 18:00, Hazy. Selected species only.
1 Swallow 1 Yellow Wagtail (In newly ploughed field by Titchmarsh reservoir) 2 White Wagtail (In newly ploughed field by Titchmarsh reservoir) 10 Pied Wagtail (+, in newly ploughed field by Titchmarsh reservoir) 10 Tufted Duck (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh reservoir) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 15 Linnet [Andrew Allen]

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