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Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:30 to 15:30,
2 Kingfisher (Lake) 2 Chiffchaff 4 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 100 Avocet (+) 6 Greenshank 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Curlew Sandpiper 2 Shoveler 100 Wigeon (+) 20 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) [Liz Huxley]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:45 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk SW breeze, 14c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 2 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk (All Raptors over W bank treetops.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Rawl hide.) 32 Black-tailed Godwit (Oak & Rawl hide.) 1 Ringed Plover (Rawl hide.) 2 Common Sandpiper (Rawl hide.) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Oak hide.) 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 1 Great White Egret (Rawl hide. W bank with L Egret. Much taller than L Egret, large yellow dagger bill.) 7 Little Egret 13 Grey Heron (Rawl hide.) 3 Ruff (Lyster hide.) 1 Wheatear (Juvenile, Point hide. Our first ever at Hanningfield Res.) 30 Meadow Pipit (Plus.) 50 Pied Wagtail (At least. Point & Oak hide. ) 12 Long-tailed Tit (Circa. Comma, Small White & Red Admiral butterflies on the wing) 1 Goldcrest (In with L T Tits, Lyster hide.) 6 House Martin (At least.) 3 Wigeon (1 drake, 2 female.) [David Hale]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:30 to 16:15,
1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult) 1 Yellow Wagtail (1st winter on greensward with Pieds) 4 Buzzard 1 Stonechat 1 Coal Tit 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Snipe 2 Dunlin 1 Avocet 1 House Martin 24 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:45,
1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Both Yellow-browed and Firecrest in main Sycamores) 1 Firecrest 1 Wheatear (Early morning only ) 1 Common Scoter (Female south) 4 Mediterranean Gull 20 Sandwich Tern 1 Barred Warbler (1st winter found by Darrell Stile and Nick Allen) 1 Short-eared Owl (High over marsh flew towards Harwich) 1 Marsh Harrier (Green wing-tagged individual over Walton Hall marshes) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Green Woodpecker 4 Blackcap 10 Chiffchaff 20 Goldcrest 17 Jay 2 Stonechat 9 Skylark 3 Song Thrush 1 Redwing 60 Brent Goose 8 Turnstone 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 5 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 09:50 to 11:25, Sunny, light but increasing SW wind.
74 Canada Goose 3 Egyptian Goose (Pochard Lake.) 60 Shoveler (circa. Main Lake.) 15 Gadwall 6 Little Grebe 43 Cormorant 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel 1 House Martin (Heading south.) 1 Willow Warbler (Briefly in song. (Another observer reported "several" among a mixed flock with chiffchaff and long-tailed tit).) 7 Chiffchaff (One in full song.) 3 Blackcap 2 Bullfinch (Males.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:45 to 09:50, And 11:25 to 11:45. Sunny, light but increasing SW wind.
2 Egyptian Goose (Large lake.) 21 Pochard 14 Great Crested Grebe 1 Buzzard 1 Arctic Tern (Juvenile. Seen at rest and in flight on large lake; short legs, dark bill, extensive but not full black cap, grey upper parts with noticeable white trailing edge to upper wing. (Thanks to SDW).) 1 Kingfisher [Malcolm Corbett]

Harwich

Harwich 09:00 to 09:00, Fine
1 Wheatear ((F) near Low Lighthouse. Seen yesterday and today) 1 Grey Heron 50 Turnstone 5 Brent Goose 3 Pied Wagtail [Peter Brittain]