Sitename Details
Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 12:15 to 16:30, Bright and clear
2 Hen Harrier (both ringtails) 3 Short-eared Owl 1 Jack Snipe 160 Ringed Plover 700 Golden Plover 450 Wigeon 2 Stonechat 4 Marsh Harrier 4 Turnstone 4 Kestrel [David Allen]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:00 to 13:00, Fine and sunny, rising tide
79 Curlew 78 Grey Plover 66 Shelduck 2 Ringed Plover 2971 Dunlin 135 Teal 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 62 Black-tailed Godwit 916 Avocet (Riding out the HT tide on the Thames) [Paul Larkin]

Wigborough Bay, Abberton Reservoir

Wigborough Bay, Abberton Reservoir 11:30 to 13:00, Sunny with light SE wind
1 Spoonbill (Flew from main Res into Wigborough bay) 1 Buzzard (North of LDLH causeway) 25 Pintail (Rough count) 1 Marsh Harrier (Hunting over the Easterly point) 2 Great White Egret (Between LDHC and LBC) 500 Coot (Probably lots more in several groups) [Peter Triston]

Stanford Warren

Stanford Warren 17:00 to 17:30,
2 Kingfisher (On the lakes) [Mark Fisher]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:30 to 14:30, sunny, S breeze, high tide
20 Little Egret 500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1000 Wigeon (at least) 200 Teal 12 Red-breasted Merganser 5 Marsh Harrier 1000 Golden Plover 500 Grey Plover 2500 Knot 4 Stonechat [John McLaughlin]

Burnham-on-Crouch

Burnham-on-Crouch 11:00 to 16:00, Walk to mouth of Roach and back. High tide. Sunny and warm but fresh S wind. 2 common darters and a red admiral
1 Sparrowhawk (male) 3 Rock Pipit 450 Herring Gull 800 Lapwing 68 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 3 Little Egret 5 Marsh Harrier (male flew to Foulness and two females to Wallasea across the Crouch) 2 White-fronted Goose (flew in from the sea along Crouch then onto Foulness) 1 Rough-legged Buzzard (hunting by Great West Wick farm) 7 Stock Dove 800 Dunlin (as tide went out feeding on mud Burnham Wick outfall) [Alan Shearring]

Abbotts Hall Farm NR EWT

Abbotts Hall Farm NR EWT 10:00 to 11:15, Sunny, mild some cloud cover slight breeze increasing.
1 Ring-necked Duck (Drake showing well from hide on freshwater lake) 6 Pochard (All duck rough estimates) 6 Gadwall 8 Mallard 2 Mute Swan 6 Teal [Paul Fletcher]

Wormingford, Colchester

Wormingford, Colchester 08:30 to 11:45, sunny
16 Red-legged Partridge (two coveys (one airfield)) 10 Little Grebe (farm reservoir (airfield)) 4 Buzzard (The Grove) 50 Common Gull (The Grove) 3 Kestrel 2 Peregrine Falcon (adult male + female standing in middle of field (airfield)) 180 Skylark (160 airfield) 4 Fieldfare (airfield) 40 Meadow Pipit (34 airfield) 75 Linnet (airfield) 36 Yellowhammer (32 airfield) 1 Reed Bunting 12 Corn Bunting (2 males in weak song (airfield)) [Martin Peers]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 10:00 to 12:00, Sunny with brisk S.E. wind.
10 Mute Swan 88 Gadwall 20 Shoveler 8 Little Grebe 16 Cormorant 18 Little Egret 50 Coot (+.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Bullfinch (Female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Kelvedon Hatch

Kelvedon Hatch 14:50 to 15:00,
1 Red Kite (Flew low over village and off NW) [David Jobbins]