Sitename Details
Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 09:00 to 13:00, NW-E3-4, 0/8. Selected totals, movement to south. Very quiet after the day before!
2 Siskin 3 Tree Sparrow 1 Swift 6 Buzzard 45 Meadow Pipit 59 Swallow [Paul Brayshaw]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 14:00 to 16:45, Dry, hot & sunny, light breeze, 26c. Sightings with Brenda from scrape hide & Marina.
2 Peregrine Falcon (1 Bird plucking Starling low on salt marsh pylon.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, over salt marsh.) 1 Kestrel 10 Spotted Redshank (9 on scrape, 1 Marina mud.) 3 Ruff (Scrape.) 4 Cattle Egret (On salt marsh opposite Marina. See proof photo.) 8 Little Egret (2 scrape, 6 Marina.) 1 Redshank (Marina.) 1 Curlew (Marina.) 2 Shoveler (Pair on scrape.) 1 Green Sandpiper (Marina.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Marina.) 80 Lapwing (Circa, scrape.) [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 12:30 to 13:30, Dry, hot & sunny, light breeze 26c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen. Reservoir dried out !.
1 Kestrel (6 Clouded Yellow, many Small White Butterfly.) 1 Buzzard 20 Pied Wagtail (Circa.) 3 Common Gull 50 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 2 Goldfinch 8 House Sparrow (Poor sightings due to empty reservoir.) [David Hale]

Burnham-on-Crouch

Burnham-on-Crouch 13:00 to 13:30, Sunny. Two Wall butterflies
1 Buzzard 1 Crossbill (one flew west calling following the Crouch) 4 Yellow Wagtail 12 Swallow [Alan Shearring]

Naze, The

Naze, The 12:00 to 16:00, warm - from seawall
1 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 4 Yellow Wagtail 7 Wheatear 1 Buzzard [Martin Richards]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:30 to 16:30, Excellent
1 Red-backed Shrike (Very good views) 5 Whinchat 6 Wheatear 2 Meadow Pipit [Peter Brittain]

Holland Haven 11:00 to 13:00, Superb weather
1 Red-backed Shrike (The first-winter giving incredible views in the Dell) 1 Little Egret 198 Greylag Goose 7 Canada Goose 45 Teal 2 Curlew 17 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Avocet 10 Pied Wagtail 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Sand Martin 15 Swallow 8 Whinchat (In scrub in area of vandalised hide) 10 Wheatear (Between sluice and vandalised hide) 2 Stonechat (Pair by sewage works) 70 Linnet 1 Whitethroat 5 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Sedge Warbler 1 Chiffchaff 2 Reed Bunting 1 Kestrel 110 Starling [Lee G R Evans]

TM0519

TM0519 08:00 to 11:15, Sunny, warm. Some breeze.
1 Sparrowhawk 7 Green Woodpecker (At least. One poss. two juveniles.) 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Swallow 6 House Martin 8 Blackcap (Mostly females/ jugs.) 1 Willow Warbler 3 Spotted Flycatcher 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 7 Nuthatch [Andrew Cox]

Colne Pt

Colne Pt 10:45 to 11:15,
1 Osprey (Over north end of saltmarsh) [Clive Atkins]