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Ardleigh Reservoir

Ardleigh Reservoir 19:30 to 20:00, 1/2 hour at Lodge Lane causeway, everything recorded. Setting sun, plenty of insects
40 Sand Martin 10 House Martin 5 Swallow 1 Swift 2 Reed Warbler (Singing males) 3 Blackcap (Singing) 4 Great Crested Grebe 2 Tufted Duck (Pair) 2 Stock Dove 3 Chaffinch 2 Coot 1 Moorhen 2 Mute Swan 4 Herring Gull 2 Robin 3 Blackbird 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Carrion Crow 4 Mallard 5 Canada Goose 1 Chiffchaff 1 Song Thrush 2 Blue Tit 1 Wood Pigeon 1 Pheasant [Matt Turner]

Beckton

Beckton 08:00 to 13:00, Sunny/clear
1 Buzzard 1 Ringed Plover 2 Common Sandpiper 4 Oystercatcher 1 Cuckoo 1 Swallow 3 House Martin 2 Whinchat 1 Greenfinch (first this year) [Gary A James]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 14:45, Highlights. Bombarded by low flying jets all day!
1 Buzzard 1 Turtle Dove (Flew into Obs garden, eventually showed itself under the feeders.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area.) 1 Firecrest (Obs garden all day, singing.) [John Sutherby]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 10:45 to 13:00, Sunny, warm. Cloud building.
3 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 6 Swallow (At least.) 1 Mistle Thrush (Singing Male.) 3 Whitethroat (Singing males.) 1 Firecrest (Singing Male, Coombe Wood.) 4 Nuthatch (Two pairs, both visiting nest holes with caterpillars & removing fecal sacs. One nest near enough path for young to be heard calling.) 2 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Broadfields Farm, Cranham

Broadfields Farm, Cranham 08:15 to 10:15, Sunny, warm.
1 Kestrel (Possibly two.) 4 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 3 Swallow 2 Common Tern (Flying over. One carrying a fish.) 2 Song Thrush (Singing males. Possibly three.) 4 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males.) 6 Whitethroat (Singing males.) 2 Willow Warbler (Singing males. Possibly three.) 3 Goldfinch 1 Bullfinch (Male in flight.) [Andrew Cox]

Wrabness

Wrabness 10:30 to 12:30, Excellent
20 Sand Martin 7 Swallow 4 House Martin 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Turtle Dove (Heard and seen) 1 Cuckoo (Head and seen) 1 Song Thrush 3 Whitethroat 1 Linnet 1 Blackcap 4 Buzzard [Peter Brittain]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 10:00 to 13:00, Sunny
1 Turtle Dove (Near garden area) 1 Nightingale 1 Cuckoo 1 Garden Warbler 1 Chiffchaff 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Reed Warbler 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard [Yvonne Watling]

Broomfield, Chelmsford

Broomfield, Chelmsford 09:00 to 13:00, Sunny.
1 Raven (Being pursued by Carrion Crow, called when overhead) [Matthew Davison]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:00 to 12:00,
3 Hobby (Viewable distantly from reserve - three, possibly more) [David Jobbins]