Sitename Details
East Tilbury

East Tilbury 12:00 to 15:15, Fine and sunny, SW wind, LT. Notable for the lack of waders.
59 Teal 28 Redshank 55 Curlew 385 Dunlin 66 Grey Plover 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 12 Little Grebe 129 Shelduck 3 Stonechat (Pair and a male) 3 Knot [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury

Tilbury 10:00 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, SW wind, falling tide
12 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 5 Curlew (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 21 Redshank (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 10 Lapwing (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 1 Little Egret (In the fort) 156 Teal (46 in the fort, 39 on the STW outfall, 71 on foreshore near the new landfill) 16 Little Grebe (In the fort) 49 Mallard (13 in the fort, 36 on the STW outfall) 2 Gadwall (On the STW outfall) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (On foreshore near the new landfill) 2 Wigeon (With Teal on foreshore near the new landfill) [Paul Larkin]

Stanford Warren

Stanford Warren 16:45 to 17:00,
1 Kingfisher (Very vocal on lakes) [Mark Fisher]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 13:45 to 15:30,
17 Goosander (7 Layer de la Haye causeway + 10 Layer Breton causeway) 1000 Teal (+) 1 Scaup (2 females E of LdlHC) 1 Ring-necked Duck (1 male E of LdlHC) 2 Long-tailed Duck (distant pair E of LdlHC) 10 Goldeneye (+) 500 Lapwing (+ Wigborough Bay) 3 Ruff (Wig Bay) 2 Dunlin (Wig Bay) 3 Bewick's Swan (3 adults Wig Bay) 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd year bird Wig Bay) 14 Egyptian Goose (Wig Bay) [Liz Huxley]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 10:45 to 12:15, With Graham Barber.
2 Egyptian Goose (Small lake.) 1 Kestrel 1 Chiffchaff 2 Redwing 1 Mistle Thrush 2 Linnet (Possibly more. With goldfinch flock.) 25 Goldfinch (circa.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 09:30 to 10:10, And 12:15 to 13:00. With Graham Barber.
1 Sparrowhawk (Possibly two.) 1 Buzzard (Pursued by corvid.) 3 Bullfinch (One male, two female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Belchamp Otten, near Sudbury

Belchamp Otten, near Sudbury 10:15 to 12:15, rain clearing then sunny
1 Sparrowhawk (all records from Paul's Hall. Evidence of recent pigeon kill.) 2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel (first winter bird near nesting site on church tower.) 1 Goldcrest 1 Coal Tit 2 Marsh Tit (Langley Wood. ) 40 Skylark (stubbles) 1 Nuthatch (with Marsh Tits) 100 Starling (circa - passage to west) 30 Fieldfare (+) 1 Song Thrush 2 Redwing 4 Mistle Thrush 4 Meadow Pipit 8 Greenfinch (feeding on yew berries near church) 1 Bullfinch 1 Yellowhammer [Martin Peers]