Date Details Sitename
Sunday 03 Feb

Writtle 17:15 to 17:30, Darkness setting in
1 Barn Owl (Hunting rough grassland behind our house in Northwest Chelmsford) [Andrew Allen]

Thursday 10 Jan

Writtle 13:30 to 13:30, cold, overcast
2 Raven (a pair flew south, calling and "flirting" with each other) [John McLaughlin]

Monday 07 Jan

Writtle 09:45 to 09:50, Dull and still
1 Kingfisher (On tree branch over River Can (by playground bridge) in Admirals Park) [Winifred Simmonds]

Tuesday 01 Jan

Writtle 10:00 to 10:05, Bright, mild, still
4 Bullfinch (3 male, 1 female) [Winifred Simmonds]

Sunday 04 Nov

Writtle 09:00 to 11:45, Broken cloud
40 Greylag Goose (+ Titchmarsh Reservoir) 50 Canada Goose (+ Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Gadwall (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Cormorant (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Grey Heron (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Egret 1 Reed Bunting 6 Redwing 1 Fieldfare 1 Sparrowhawk (Male) 10 Pied Wagtail 2 Green Woodpecker 4 Bullfinch [Andrew Allen]

Tuesday 10 Jul

Writtle , 07:30 to 07:30
1 Little Owl (on overhead wires this morning on Margaretting Road by Montpellier's Farm. The first time I've seen one in this area for around a year) [Andrew Stroud]

Saturday 30 Jun

Writtle , 09:00 to 11:00, Bright Sunshine, temperature rising.
16 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir), 1 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir), 2 Cormorant (Titchmarsh Reservoir), 2 Kestrel, 8 Coot (Titchmarsh Reservoir), 6 Lapwing ( Titchmarsh Reservoir), 6 Swift (+, Titchmarsh Reservoir), 2 Green Woodpecker (Writtle College), 4 House Martin (Writtle College), 1 Reed Warbler (Heard only, singing from dense cover along Lawford Lane.), 4 Chiffchaff (Singing Males.), 100 Jackdaw (+, Titchmarsh Reservoir) [Andrew Allen]

Wednesday 20 Jun

Writtle , 10:15 to 10:45, sunny and warm.
1 Turtle Dove (At the end of Hunts Drive on top of ariels&roof tops. Seen displaying towards a Collard Dove which suggests this is a lone bird.) [Malcolm Cresswell]

Sunday 10 Jun

Writtle , 20:00 to 20:45, warm,sunny & bright.
1 Turtle Dove (On telegraph pole adjacent to Bumpsteads Farm . Really happy to see after many attempts to see this bird locally.Can,t stop smiling.), 2 Yellowhammer, 6 Fallow Deer (All in the middle of a wheat field.) [Malcolm Cresswell]

Writtle , 14:00 to 17:00
2 Kestrel (Melba Court), 1 Hobby (Hawking insects low over Homebase, Waterhouse Lane. I also saw one near Writtle Junior School at 7am on Wednesday so I presume there is a pair breeding in thecarea), 6 Swift, 2 Kingfisher (Birds calling along River Wid behind Melba Court), 6 Swallow, 1 Goldcrest [Andrew Stroud]

Saturday 09 Jun

Writtle , 12:15 to 12:15
1 Turtle Dove (On the corner of Lodge Road and Long Brandocks) [Kevin Cook]