Sitename Details
West Mersea

West Mersea 00:00 to 00:00, Off Coast road & Victoria esplanade (Andy Field)
5 Great Northern Diver 1 Black-necked Grebe 27 Red-breasted Merganser 3 Red-throated Diver 1 Guillemot 1 Rock Pipit 20 Sanderling 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Kingfisher 1 Black Swan (Flying up Ray channel with mites (DU)) [Stephen Entwistle]

Copford SW, near Stanway

Copford SW, near Stanway 12:30 to 13:00,
20 Pied Wagtail (+) 1 Chiffchaff 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Goldcrest 1 Song Thrush [Liz Huxley]

The Hythe, Colchester

The Hythe, Colchester 10:30 to 12:00, Hythe Lagoons
5 Greenfinch 2 Corn Bunting 20 Reed Bunting (+) 2 Yellowhammer (+) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Song Thrush (+) 250 Teal (+) 1 Ruff 1 Water Pipit 1 Skylark (+) 1 Green Woodpecker 40 Lapwing (+) [Liz Huxley]

Kirby-le-Soken

Kirby-le-Soken 10:30 to 10:30, Cloudy, overcast, mild 9oC
1 Sparrowhawk (Walton Road nr Island Road, Hedgerow chasing Starling) [Ron Colson]

Fingringhoe Mill

Fingringhoe Mill 14:15 to 15:30, Field north of Roman River on west side of road
1 Little Egret 7 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Curlew 2 Redshank 10 Meadow Pipit (minimum) 1 Rock Pipit 3 Water Pipit (minimum, hiding behind tussocks) 20 Pied Wagtail (minimum) 1 Grey Wagtail [Paul Hargreaves]

Jaywick

Jaywick 12:00 to 15:00,
7 Snow Bunting [Keith Brooke]

Fishers Green, Lea Valley

Fishers Green, Lea Valley 11:30 to 13:30, Sunny with light breeze
1 Ferruginous Duck 1 Red-crested Pochard 1 Goosander [Paul Chamberlain]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 11:00,
1 Ring-necked Duck (Immature? drake west of Layer de la Haye cway with Aythya flock) 8 Scaup (2 drakes west of LDLH cway, 1 drake, 1st winter drake & 4 female/juv east of LDLH cway) 2 Long-tailed Duck (east of LDLH cway) 2 Black-necked Grebe (east of LDLH cway) 6 Smew (1 drake and 5 redheads west of Layer Breton cway) 2 Kingfisher 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Redshank 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Black-tailed Godwit 34 Goosander 5 Great White Egret 3 Corn Bunting (singing males Billetts Farm) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 15:15, from causeways
100 Lapwing (+) 8 Scaup (2 ad male, 1 imm male, 5 female) 2 Long-tailed Duck 1 Black-necked Grebe 1 Ring-necked Duck 1 Marsh Harrier (ad female) 6 Smew (1 male, 5 redhead) [Liz Huxley]