Date Details Sitename
Sunday 24 May

Copford 09:30 to 11:00, Local patch walk
1 Red Kite (Thanks to Emma Robinson for finding it and for the call!) 9 Swift 5 House Martin 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Grey Wagtail 3 Whitethroat 4 Blackcap 2 Song Thrush 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Goldcrest [Steve Grimwade]

Copford
Thursday 21 May

Copford 07:00 to 08:30, Walk around local patch
2 Nightingale (Singing males in two new locations) 8 Song Thrush (Singing males (an increase in numbers locally)) 2 Greylag Goose 5 Blackcap 2 Chiffchaff 6 Skylark 1 Lapwing (A lockdown patch tick!) 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Whitethroat 1 Mallard 2 Pied Wagtail [Steve Grimwade]

Copford 20:30 to 20:30,
1 Cuckoo (Heard) [Emma Robinson]

Copford
Sunday 10 May

Copford 09:00 to 09:00, Walk around local patch
2 Red Kite 2 Sand Martin 7 Swift 4 Lesser Whitethroat 3 Blackcap 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Buzzard 3 Whitethroat 2 Song Thrush [Steve Grimwade]

Copford 10:00 to 10:00,
1 Nightingale (Still singing) [Emma Robinson]

Copford
Sunday 03 May

Copford 11:00 to 11:00, Exercise walk around local patch (selected highlights)
1 Cuckoo 1 Kingfisher (Along Roman River briefly) 3 Nightingale (Singing Males) 5 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males (increase)) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming) 5 Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Mistle Thrush 3 Song Thrush 7 Skylark 1 Kestrel 6 Linnet 8 Whitethroat (Singing males) 4 Blackcap (Singing males) 3 Goldcrest (Singing males) 3 Red-legged Partridge 1 Reed Bunting 4 Chiffchaff (Singing males) [Steve Grimwade]

Copford
Friday 01 May

Copford 12:00 to 12:00,
2 Swift (My first for the year) [Emma Robinson]

Copford
Sunday 26 Apr

Copford 10:00 to 10:00, Exercise walk Copford to Stanway
1 Blackcap 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chiffchaff 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Whitethroat 2 Nightingale (Singing in the distance ) 2 Swallow 2 Skylark 2 Linnet 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming ) 1 Stock Dove [Emma Robinson]

Copford
Saturday 25 Apr

Copford 10:30 to 10:30, Exercise walk Copford to Stanway
1 Blackcap 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chiffchaff 1 Goldcrest 1 Nuthatch 3 Buzzard 1 Whitethroat 1 Nightingale 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming ) [Emma Robinson]

Copford
Sunday 19 Apr

Copford 09:00 to 12:00, Exercise walk from Copford to Stanway
1 Red Kite (Near to Colchester Zoo) 17 Blackcap (Singing males) 6 Stock Dove (3 pairs) 2 Song Thrush 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 15 Skylark (Singing birds) 2 Grey Wagtail 14 Chiffchaff (Singing birds) 2 Canada Goose 2 Goldcrest (Singing males) 2 Nuthatch 7 Red-legged Partridge 15 Buzzard 7 Whitethroat (Singing males) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing male) 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Mistle Thrush 6 Nightingale (Singing males) 1 Cuckoo (Calling) 2 Teal (In breeding habitat) 1 Little Grebe 10 Sand Martin 8 Swallow 1 Coal Tit 4 Meadow Pipit (Singing birds) 4 Shelduck (2 pairs) [Steve Grimwade]

Copford
Tuesday 14 Apr

Copford 14:00 to 15:00, Exercise walk to Copford Church via sewage works. Much quieter than previous visits
200 Carrion Crow (Huge number around Warren Lane rubbish tip and adjacent wood) 1 Song Thrush 1 White Wagtail (Male still present at sewage works with pied Wagtails) 8 Chiffchaff 5 Blackcap 1 Buzzard 1 Swallow 2 Mallard (Males) [Steve Grimwade]

Copford
Monday 13 Apr

Copford 11:00 to 11:00,
1 Red Kite (Over car boot field) [Emma Robinson]

Copford 13:30 to 14:30, Exercise walk (selected sightings)
1 Yellowhammer 2 Siskin (Flew east near Copford Church) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male displaying) 5 Chiffchaff (Singing) 3 Blackcap (Singing) 2 Grey Wagtail (In breeding plumage at Copford SW) 1 White Wagtail (Male In with 20 Pied Wagtails) 20 Pied Wagtail 1 Song Thrush [Steve Grimwade]

Copford