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Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 16:15 to 18:15, Light breeze and clear
3 Marsh Harrier 3 Short-eared Owl (Possibly 4, three for sure) 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail at dusk ) 12 Corn Bunting (Est Min) 1 Barn Owl [Ian Dewsnap]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 10:20 to 15:30, Bright but stiff breeze
20 Avocet (Margaret Hide) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Margaret Hide) 100 Knot (Approximately - several flocks mobile on estuary) 300 Dunlin (Approx) 200 Redshank (Approx) 1 Peregrine Falcon 3 Marsh Harrier (Including courting pair doing food pass to south of visitor centre) 1 Cetti's Warbler 5 Goosander (1 Male 4 females in estuary at mouth of intertidal area) 100 Golden Plover (Approx - flock near Alresford Creek) 30 Grey Plover (Approx - various locations) 20 Curlew 30 Bar-tailed Godwit (Flock near Alresford Creek) [John Fell]

Fingringhoe GP

Fingringhoe GP 10:00 to 10:10, Bright but stiff breeze
4 Snipe [John Fell]

Fingringhoe Mill

Fingringhoe Mill 09:00 to 10:00, Bright but stiff breeze
5 Water Pipit (At least. One, possibly two males starting to show breeding plumage. All sightings East of Furneaux Lane) 4 Rock Pipit (At least) 12 Meadow Pipit 1 Grey Wagtail 1 Cetti's Warbler (In bushes to west of Furneaux Lane) [John Fell]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:30 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk W breeze, 7c. Sightings with Brenda.
3 Treecreeper 1 Song Thrush 2 Goldcrest 2 Wren 3 Mistle Thrush 300 Wigeon (Circa.) 9 Goosander (3 drakes, 6 female's. Tight against W bank from Lyster hide.) 8 Goldeneye (3 drakes, 5 female's.) 2 Oystercatcher 4 Buzzard (Over W bank tree tops together.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, W bank reed bed.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 pair.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 10 Great Tit (Circa.) 10 Blue Tit (Circa. ) 2 Egyptian Goose (On meadow.) 2 Long-tailed Tit (School picnic area, near Rawl hide, collecting feathers.) [David Hale]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:35 to 11:25, Sunny, fresh NW wind.
11 Shelduck 3 Pochard (Males.) 22 Tufted Duck 2 Red-legged Partridge 12 Great Crested Grebe 2 Buzzard 1 Curlew (On meadow.) 1 Woodcock 2 Kestrel (Female with prey and a male.) 1 Skylark ( Singing.) 2 Fieldfare 3 Pied Wagtail [Malcolm Corbett]

Slough House Farm, near Heybridge

Slough House Farm, near Heybridge 10:15 to 10:20, Sunny, fresh NW wind. All sightings horse paddock.
8 Fieldfare 5 Redwing 1 Song Thrush 4 Chaffinch [Malcolm Corbett]