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Ulting

Ulting 16:00 to 16:15, Clear
1 Red Kite (Single bird, drifting south over Chelmer Navigation) [Ross Wilkins]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:15, Calm and overcast, rising tide
175 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 95 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 145 Teal (Two on Golden Gates, eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Mucking Bay) 5 Oystercatcher (Mucking Bay) 57 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 190 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 697 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On the tip unloading gantry) 2 Stonechat (Pair Golden Gates) 23 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 4 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 20 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 33 Pochard (20 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 151 Tufted Duck (42 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 28 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Goldeneye (Females Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 11 Gadwall (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted x Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip.) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Buzzard (On the tip) 1 Snipe (Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (In the outer car park) [Paul Larkin]

Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:45 to 17:15, Sunny, breezy.
6 Pintail (Three pairs.) 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male, adult female & immature.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male.) 1 Avocet 20 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Ruff 2 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Ingatestone

Ingatestone 12:00 to 12:00,
1 Blackcap (Feeding on fatballs in garden) [Graham Smith]

Naze, The

Naze, The 08:00 to 13:00, wet start, but then dry and mild. Good numbers of Shelduck, Wigeon and Teal on flooded fields.
1 Barn Owl (J W reserve) 4 Long-tailed Tit (J W reserve) 1 Sparrowhawk (J W reserve) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:10 to 11:10, rain at first slowly clearing, westerly wind, mild, rising tide; 10 species in song
1 Grey Heron 2 Chinese Muntjac 1 Peregrine Falcon (On post just south of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Merlin (On post just north of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 4 Goldcrest 2 Song Thrush (Singing) 1 Barn Owl (Hunting, initially John Weston Reserve then moving south) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Brian Combes]

Fishers Green, Lea Valley

Fishers Green, Lea Valley 09:30 to 10:15,
4 Cetti's Warbler (Around Hooks Marsh and Hall Marsh) 2 Cattle Egret (Hall Marsh - stocky with yellow beak) 3 Snipe (Hall Marsh) [Paul Gymer]

Fishers Green, Lea Valley 11:00 to 15:00, Sunny mild very light breeze
2 Cattle Egret 1 Little Egret 4 Teal 10 Wigeon 30 Lapwing 20 Shoveler 1 Grey Heron 1 Kingfisher (Perched for several minutes ) 1 Great Crested Grebe 10 Tufted Duck 2 Ring-necked Parakeet 2 Buzzard [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 09:00 to 10:15, Cloudy, occasional sun. Mild.
1 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 3 Song Thrush (At least.) 1 Firecrest 1 Coal Tit (At least.) 2 Treecreeper (Probable pair.) 4 Nuthatch (Two Westley Heights, two Hall Wood.) [Andrew Cox]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 08:00 to 09:00, Cloudy, mild. Lincewood & Mark's Hill.
1 Sparrowhawk 3 Green Woodpecker 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Mistle Thrush 3 Song Thrush (At least.) 1 Greenfinch [Andrew Cox]

Hatfield Forest

Hatfield Forest 07:45 to 08:15, Overcast
7 Hawfinch (At least in large trees50-75yds along track on right from Bush Lane main car park £8 parking for non members) 1 Marsh Tit (Same area ) [Brian Bolton]