Sitename Details
Alresford

Alresford 10:45 to 12:45, Cool, but still and hazy
1 Woodlark (Calling low overhead by old bridge) 1 Curlew Sandpiper (juv (found by Glyn Evans)) 36 Avocet 26 Dunlin 1 Greenshank 1 Stonechat [Sean Nixon]

East Mersea

East Mersea 17:00 to 23:00, Seen by Andy Field
9 Marsh Harrier (Langenhoe point roost) 2 Spoonbill (Langenhoe point roost) 1 Spotted Redshank (Mouth of our fleet) 1 Kingfisher (Oyster fishery (SE)) [Stephen Entwistle]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:00 to 16:00, Mild, some cloud, generally sunny and clear. Late afternoon tide.
1 Great White Egret (A fly-by, east to west across the salt marsh 200m south of the Observatory.) 2 Grey Heron 10 Little Egret 2 Marsh Harrier (Juvenile ) 1 Buzzard 2 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male and female.) 1 Little Owl (Usual spot, easy to find opposite the Chapel.) 20 Meadow Pipit 12 Skylark (New arrivals ) 1 Mistle Thrush (New arrivals ) 1 Song Thrush 5 Chiffchaff 6 Goldcrest 80 Siskin (At least. Two flocks, 60 then 20 flew passed the Obs in tight formations.) 1 Brambling (Obs garden calling.) 10 Robin (An in flux since last week.) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (At least.) [Robert Pease]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 14:45 to 16:45, Sunny. Crisp.
1 Red-throated Diver (Tollesbury Fleet) 5 Bearded Tit (5 calling, one showed well) 110 Avocet 105 Knot 140 Grey Plover 20 Golden Plover 15 Ringed Plover 4 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier 10 Greenshank 55 Dunlin 4 Black-tailed Godwit 8 Redshank 22 Curlew 3 Kestrel 30 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 24 Shelduck 8 Mute Swan [David Allen]

Tilbury

Tilbury 15:00 to 16:30, Overcast, N wind, HT
370 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (All but 17, which went down river again, SW into Kent, largest flock 256) [Paul Larkin]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 14:00 to 15:15, Cloudy, cool.
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 22 Black-headed Gull (Feeding over lake.) 1 Common Gull 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Goldcrest 14 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Beckton

Beckton 09:30 to 13:30, Cloudy light North wind
1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 3 Buzzard 2 Black-tailed Godwit 20 Redshank 2 Snipe 1 Ring Ouzel 1 Redwing 1 Stonechat 1 Chiffchaff 70 Chaffinch [Gary A James]

West Mersea

West Mersea 10:45 to 10:45,
1 Redstart (Female Found by dougal urquhart seen by me.from seawall bottom of firs chase caravan site (briefly)) 2 Curlew Sandpiper (Juv maydays farm pye fleet seen Martin cock) 1 Wheatear (Maydays (MC)) 1 Greenshank (Maydays (MC)) [Stephen Entwistle]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 09:45 to 13:00, Sunny, some cloud. Chilly.
2 Green Woodpecker 1 Nuthatch 1 Treecreeper [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 08:15 to 09:15, Sunny, some cloud. Chilly.
1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Nuthatch 1 Raven (Flew over, at no great height, calling. Near Hatch Farm.) [Andrew Cox]