Sitename Details
Ardleigh Reservoir

Ardleigh Reservoir 07:30 to 07:30,
3 Siskin 2 Goosander [Steve Grimwade]

Stapleford Tawney

Stapleford Tawney 17:30 to 17:30,
1 Barn Owl (Dusk. Hunting at side of lane) [Ann Darnell]

West Mersea

West Mersea 09:00 to 09:30, Off Victoria esplanade seen by Graham Ekins
3 Great Northern Diver 1 Red-throated Diver 1 Slavonian Grebe 1 Common Scoter (Female) [Stephen Entwistle]

East Mersea

East Mersea 17:00 to 17:00, Came into roost Langenhoe seen by Darrell stile from Brightlingsea also came in last night 9th feb
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail) [Stephen Entwistle]

South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 11:00 to 11:30, Cold
1 Blackcap (Male on sunflower hearts feeder in the garden.) [Dawn James]

TL8511

TL8511 14:45 to 14:50,
8 Buzzard (Together over Gt. Totham South. (Reliable third party sighting).) [Malcolm Corbett]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 13:25 to 16:10, Cold but sunny. Highlights from 50 species seen
100 Brent Goose (At least) 1 Gadwall 10 Tufted Duck (On lake) 2 Goosander (Pair on intertidal area) 3 Red-breasted Merganser (2 drakes and 1 female on river from Crawshaw Hide) 16 Pheasant 7 Little Grebe 2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 5 Oystercatcher 400 Avocet (At least, Intertidal Area) 100 Grey Plover (At least) 1000 Knot (At least) 100 Dunlin (At least) 8 Turnstone (Crawshaw Hide) 24 Black-tailed Godwit (Intertidal Area) 4 Curlew (Crawshaw Hide) 1 Green Woodpecker (Visitor Centre) 5 Long-tailed Tit 6 Bullfinch (4 males and 2 females in scrub in front of Crawshaw Hide) 1 Reed Bunting (Same bush as Bullfinches) [Ben Mapp]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 11:30 to 12:45, Very cold and windy - Highlights from 39 species seen
6 Scaup (3 pairs E of LDLH) 20 Goldeneye (At least) 2 Smew (Redheads W of Layer Breton) 3 Goosander (2 drakes and 1 female E of LDLH) 6 Pheasant 1 Black-necked Grebe (Viewed from visitor centre in front of Gwen's Hide although distant) 1 Great White Egret (LDLH between causeways) 1 Skylark 1 Wren 8 Chaffinch 1 Reed Bunting (Female on feeders) [Ben Mapp]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Blustery NW wind, grey and drizzle, brightening mid-afternoon
8 Scaup (3 ad drakes, 1 first-winter drake, 1 first-winter female, 3 ad female E of LdlH c/way) 3 Black-necked Grebe (E of ldlH c/way) 5 Goosander 4 Smew (incl 1 drake) 2 Great White Egret 1 Ruff (Billets farm) 28 Golden Plover (Billets) 140 Lapwing (Billets) [Sean Nixon]

Halstead

Halstead 12:00 to 12:00, Rain
1 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker (Female still visiting garden feeders. Present on and off since 23/12/2018.) [Anthony Wells]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Firecrest (in garden) [Richard Allen]