Sitename Details
Bowers Marsh (RSPB)

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 11:30 to 11:30, Sunny, moderate breeze
1 Black Redstart (Female) [Jan Lewis]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 05:45 to 17:00, SE3-NE2 0/8. Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, movement to the north
532 Black-headed Gull (strong late pm passage) 3 Sandwich Tern (@ 1629) 6 Mediterranean Gull (adults) 1 Black Redstart (fem in Old Parish Churchyard (end of Connaught Avenue @ 1715)) 51 Chaffinch [Paul Brayshaw]

TL9324

TL9324 11:00 to 11:00,
4 Buzzard (Local pair plus two interlopers) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Siskin (Flew high west ) 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 5 Stock Dove 1 Chiffchaff [Steve Grimwade]

Great Holland

Great Holland 15:30 to 16:00,
2 Black Redstart (male + female around paddocks near the church) [Liz Huxley]

Ardleigh Reservoir

Ardleigh Reservoir 16:45 to 17:45,
5 Goosander (1m, 4f) 5 Great Crested Grebe 4 Shoveler (2 pairs) 2 Oystercatcher 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Green Woodpecker 3 Chiffchaff 2 Reed Bunting 3 Grey Heron 30 Tufted Duck 20 Canada Goose 6 Greylag Goose 2 Pied Wagtail [Matt Turner]

Doddinghurst

Doddinghurst 13:00 to 14:00, Still Spring Day, Blue sky, minimal breeze
1 Raven (Fly over, heading SE, from Kelvedon Hatch where a pair are seen/heard frequently.) 3 Greenfinch (Infrequent visitor nowadays) 2 Goldcrest 3 Goldfinch (Feeding) 5 Blue Tit 7 Great Tit 2 Coal Tit (Regular pair) 2 Nuthatch 2 Bullfinch (Pair) 3 Long-tailed Tit 3 Dunnock 7 Wood Pigeon 3 Blackbird 2 Robin 1 Song Thrush 1 Pheasant (Cock) 1 Chaffinch (Surprisingly rare for the past 3 months) 1 Blackcap (Heard only) 5 Magpie (Nest building) 1 Jay 2 Carrion Crow 2 Mallard (Flyover) 3 Jackdaw (Flyover) 5 Buzzard (Soaring around all day, two resident birds and three poss. migrants.) [Gary Boyes]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 06:45 to 07:30, Sunny, cool. Poltlands.
1 Green Woodpecker 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Song Thrush 3 Blackcap [Andrew Cox]

Kirby-le-Soken

Kirby-le-Soken 14:00 to 14:10, Sunshine,bright 8c
2 Siskin (on bird feeder containing sunflower hearts.) [Ron Colson]

Shrub End

Shrub End 08:30 to 09:00, Sunny
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Pair mating, male was drumming last week.) 2 Chiffchaff (Two males singing) [Oliver Cottis]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 08:45 to 09:00,
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Starling 2 Greylag Goose [Michael Davies]