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Walton-on-The-Naze

Walton-on-The-Naze 15:30 to 15:30, Bright, cold breeze
1 Wheatear ((m) in field opposite Harbour Lights rest. Titchmarsh Marina.) [Ron Colson]

Stansted Airport Lagoons

Stansted Airport Lagoons 16:50 to 17:50, Bright with cold SE wind
2 Little Ringed Plover 1 Green Sandpiper 20 Swallow (+) 2 Sand Martin 6 House Martin (+) 2 White Wagtail 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Chiffchaff [Mike Harris]

Birch

Birch 14:45 to 15:00,
50 Fieldfare (Flock in fields with 2 Redwing near Birch Hardy's Green) [Barbara Leport]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 14:30, Cold,Windy and hail showers
2 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH) 6 Common Tern (LDLH) 2 Little Ringed Plover (LDLH) 6 Yellow Wagtail (Billets farm) 1 Green Sandpiper (LB) 1 Great White Egret (LB) 20 Swallow (LB) 20 Sand Martin (LDLH) 2 Corn Bunting (LB) 3 Willow Warbler (Singing Layer Breton causeway) 1 White Wagtail (LDLH) [Barbara Leport]

Beckton

Beckton 07:45 to 13:00, CLoud/sun cold. ENE wind
1 Pochard 1 Snipe 20 Redshank 2 Arctic Tern 28 Common Tern 1 Swallow 2 Sand Martin 1 Ring Ouzel (male) 3 Blackcap [Gary A James]

Wrabness

Wrabness 14:00 to 16:00, Fair / Tide Low
1 Chiffchaff 1 Yellowhammer 1 Kestrel 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Jay 7 Redwing (In horse paddock) [Peter Brittain]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 08:45 to 13:30, Sunny spells and wintery showers, east wind. High Tide ~08.00.
1 Willow Warbler 1 Blackcap 20 Skylark (+) 65 Linnet (+, including 2 flocks of 20+ that joined briefly.) 9 Reed Bunting 3 Curlew 1 Peregrine Falcon 160 Teal 32 Wigeon 47 Avocet 2 Ringed Plover 6 Ruff 145 Shoveler 31 Mallard 6 Pochard 63 Shelduck 10 Swallow (+) 9 Gadwall 105 Golden Plover 8 Meadow Pipit 2 Marsh Harrier (females) 5 Grey Heron (+) 4 Little Egret 5 Little Grebe 6 Tufted Duck 3 Bearded Tit (+) 2 Kestrel 3 Buzzard 38 Stock Dove 8 Oystercatcher 1 Corn Bunting 9 Great Crested Grebe 4 Whimbrel 1 Ring Ouzel (At east end of reserve, flew towards Althorne.) 1 Snipe 4 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Yellow Wagtail 1 Green Woodpecker [Simon Satchell]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 06:00 to 09:00, Frosty start & sunny
2 Marsh Harrier 1 Kestrel 2 Peregrine Falcon (1 on fence post by railway seen from 1st & 2nd hides, 1 flew east from 3rd hide) 1 Snipe 2 Corn Bunting (Singing males by seawall) 30 Golden Plover (High tide roost) 20 Black-tailed Godwit (High tide roost) 2 Swallow 2 Blackcap (Only warblers heard during my visit!) 3 Ruff 20 Avocet 20 Lapwing 1 Curlew 12 Wigeon [Tony Kennelly]

Weald CP, near South Weald

Weald CP, near South Weald 08:15 to 10:15, Sun & cloud. Cold wind.
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 6 Green Woodpecker (At least four territories.) 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 2 Mistle Thrush (One singing.) 1 Song Thrush 2 Goldcrest (Singing males.) 1 Firecrest (Singing Male.. ) 5 Coal Tit (At least.) 9 Nuthatch (At least. Six-nine territories.) 2 Treecreeper (One collecting material & taking it to a nest site; plus a singing Male elsewhere.) 4 Goldfinch 2 Raven (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Wickford

Wickford 09:30 to 09:45, Cold, damp after a shower of hail at 07 30 this morning when it was -1c. Calm & cloudy.
1 Song Thrush (Still appearing in back garden. Just spent a week in Suffolk, never spotted one.) [David Hale]

Essex

Essex 06:30 to 07:00, Frosty & still
1 Brambling (Male, under our garden bird feeders. Northwest Chelmsford) [Andrew Allen]