Sitename Details
TM0419

TM0419 23:00 to 23:00, Fairly Clear
1 Tawny Owl (Heard only 'Kivvik' call. very close to home.) [Ron Colson]

Stanford Warren

Stanford Warren 18:00 to 19:00,
1 Kingfisher (By Mucking Sluice) [Mark Fisher]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 14:00, overcast after rain
240 Gadwall (circa) 6 Pintail 230 Shoveler (+) 5 Red-crested Pochard (one male, one very pale bird (juv?)) 1535 Pochard (+) 5 Great White Egret (4 Wig Bay, 1 Hide Bay) 14 Little Grebe 130 Great Crested Grebe (+) 1 Marsh Harrier (immature) 1 Sparrowhawk (juv) 70 Lapwing (+) 15 Ruff 60 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Green Sandpiper 3 Spotted Redshank (Wig Bay) 1 Snipe 8 Common Tern 2 Black Tern (Hide Bay) 4 Kestrel 1 Hobby 30 Sand Martin (Hide Bay) 200 Swallow (circa - 150 Layer Breton c/way) 150 House Martin (circa) 1 Whitethroat 1 Wheatear (Billets Farm) 45 Yellow Wagtail (+) 10 Meadow Pipit 120 Goldfinch (+) 40 Linnet [Martin Peers]

Leigh-on-Sea

Leigh-on-Sea 11:45 to 12:00, Tide coming in
1 Peregrine Falcon (large female hunting the tide line forced a black headed gull down into the water to escape) 1 Sandwich Tern 5 Swallow (heading north) [Alan Shearring]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 07:30 to 16:30,
32 Pintail 11 Little Egret 1 Sparrowhawk (Imm male.) 3 Marsh Harrier (1 adult male, 2 juvs.) 600 Oystercatcher 75 Ringed Plover 80 Curlew 2 Sandwich Tern 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (1 male, 1 juv.) 3 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female.) 150 Swallow (+. Most feeding over the saltmarsh at high tide.) 1 House Martin 10 Long-tailed Tit 1 Willow Warbler 5 Chiffchaff 1 Reed Warbler 2 Blackcap 4 Whitethroat 1 Goldcrest 1 Whinchat 1 Wheatear 40 House Sparrow 5 Tree Sparrow (Obs feeders.) 2 Yellow Wagtail 25 Chaffinch 40 Greenfinch 75 Linnet (+.) 1 Redpoll sp. (Possibly Lesser, but views weren't conclusive.) 60 Goldfinch (+. Probably quite a few more, with lots of juveniles.) [John Sutherby]