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Warley

Warley 18:00 to 19:00,
20 Swift (flying at low level around Brentwood station when the cloud cover increased) [Andrew Stroud]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 19:30 to 19:50, Fine and warm.
1 Ruddy Shelduck (Layer Breton causeway) 30 Little Egret 320 Canada Goose 5 Egyptian Goose 1 Buzzard 1 Cetti's Warbler (calling from Layer Breton causeway) 4 Grey Heron [David Allen]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 12:30 to 17:00, Cloudy but warm, light breeze. 66 species seen
1 Turtle Dove (Purring as I got out of car!) 48 Redshank (+) 44 Oystercatcher 5 Curlew 20 Wood Pigeon 6 Goldfinch 5 Whitethroat 2 Sedge Warbler 4 Carrion Crow 17 Skylark 1 Siskin (Heard calling near houses on way in) 500 Black-headed Gull 2 Chiffchaff 35 Canada Goose 13 Shelduck 55 Lapwing 3 Collared Dove 2 Dunnock 12 Little Egret 49 Starling 4 Herring Gull 2 Chaffinch 2 Long-tailed Tit (Heard calling) 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Blue Tit 5 Magpie 1 Great Tit 1 Blackcap 1 Wren 2 Pheasant 4 Reed Warbler 14 Great Crested Grebe 7 Sand Martin 5 Pied Wagtail 3 Mute Swan 69 Greylag Goose 40 Mallard 3 Marsh Harrier (2m, 1f - female took a BH Gull off the ground) 6 Little Grebe 16 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Coot 5 Shoveler 35 Gadwall 14 Reed Bunting 5 Tufted Duck 46 Common Tern 3 Moorhen 5 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 2 Kestrel 3 Green Sandpiper 10 Avocet 16 Swift 30 Rook 2 Grey Heron 28 Teal 8 Pochard 9 Cormorant 1 Linnet 1 Barn Owl 2 Ringed Plover 1 Ruff 2 Spotted Redshank 1 Meadow Pipit 1 Stock Dove 1 Common Sandpiper 2 House Sparrow [Matt Turner]

Lauriston Farm, Goldhanger

Lauriston Farm, Goldhanger 13:00 to 13:45, Mild overcast.
2 Turtle Dove (Perched together on dead tree and on track) 1 Corn Bunting (Perched on wire) [Mike Hardwick]

Friday Wood

Friday Wood 10:15 to 10:30, Sunny 2/8 cloud
1 Honey Buzzard (Soaring along Cherry Tree Lane) [Andrew Goodey]

Friday Wood 14:00 to 14:00, 7/8 cloud; with Brian and Marion Goodey
1 Red Kite [Andrew Goodey]

Rayne

Rayne 07:15 to 07:30,
1 Hobby (Chasing local Swifts and House Martins. Has been visiting here regularly I recent weeks at about this time of morning) [Andrew Goodey]