Sitename Details
East Mersea

East Mersea 09:05 to 13:00,
15 Redwing (Cudmore grove seen dougal urquhart ) [Stephen Entwistle]

West Mersea

West Mersea 00:00 to 00:00,
3 Great Northern Diver (Off Victoria esplanade(MC)) 2 Pintail (Off Victoria esplanade (MC)(AF)) [Stephen Entwistle]

Writtle

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

Stanford-le-Hope

Stanford-le-Hope 10:45 to 16:00, Dry, overcast, cold, 4c. Light breeze. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Entrance tree's.) 2 Stonechat (Pair.) 1 Song Thrush (Hide.) 3 Robin 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Kestrel 1 Grey Heron 10 Chaffinch (Circa.) 500 Dunlin (Circa.) 1000 Avocet (Circa. Birds feeding at low water.) 100 Redshank (Circa.) 1 Grey Plover 1 Turnstone 2 Ringed Plover 50 Curlew (Circa.) 100 Lapwing (Circa.) 500 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa.) 200 Shelduck (Circa.) 1 Oystercatcher 100 Teal (Circa.) 1 Greenfinch 4 Blackbird 50 Wigeon (Circa.) [David Hale]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:45 to 14:15, overcast, cold northerly breeze
9 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough Bay) 120 Gadwall (circa, mainly Hide Bay) 4 Pintail (Wig Bay - Abberton church area not visited) 450 Pochard (+) 3 Scaup 75 Goldeneye (circa - Abberton church not visited) 4 Smew (redheads LB causeway) 79 Goosander (excluding Abberton church) 11 Great White Egret 3 Black-necked Grebe (2 Wig Bay; LdlH c/way.) 170 Lapwing (circa) 1 Knot (with Dunlin - Wig Bay) 42 Dunlin 7 Ruff 10 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Short-eared Owl (flew across reservoir from east to west) 1 Peregrine Falcon (juvenile) [Martin Peers]