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Galleywood, near Chelmsford

Galleywood, near Chelmsford 10:00 to 10:00, Clear skies
1 Cuckoo (Heard from front garden distant though , assume same bird as heard 18/05/2020 behind Abercorn nursery.) 7 Swift (at least, possibly 9.) [Kevin Cook]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 15:00 to 19:00, Sunny and calm, selected sightings
1 Cuckoo (Heard in ringing compound then flew over scrape) 2 Common Sandpiper 21 Avocet (18 adult, 3 chicks) 3 Sedge Warbler 5 Reed Warbler 1 Bearded Tit (Briefly in flight over boardwalk) 2 Common Tern 1 Wheatear 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard from hide) 2 Little Egret 3 Grey Heron 1 Buzzard [Matt Turner]

Shrub End

Shrub End 14:00 to 14:00,
1 Red Kite [Oliver Cottis]


Beeleigh 17:30 to 17:30,
1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only. Near the lake, Elms Farm Park.) [Malcolm Corbett]


Laindon 14:30 to 14:30, Sunny, hot. Back garden.
1 Red Kite (Quite low, heading NW.) [Andrew Cox]


Epping 15:30 to 16:00, Sunny, light cloud, warm
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Whilst sitting in the Cemetery. Along with other obs as follows. Have noted a lot of Jackdaws since moving to Epping. Mind, they seem to have expanded along with Magpies everywhere) 12 Jackdaw (+ ) 1 Song Thrush 1 Greenfinch 1 Rook 1 Carrion Crow 1 Buzzard (Drifting over the fields S of cemetery) 1 Robin 1 Blackbird 1 Blackcap [Graham Pentelow]

Toot Hill

Toot Hill 12:45 to 12:45, Very warm sunny
1 Red Kite (Near S Tawney church) 1 Little Owl (In Oak in black cows Field 1/3 mile beyond Hawksmere Springs EWT Reserve) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]


Doddinghurst 16:30 to 17:30, Warm & sunny
2 Mandarin Duck (Pair by pond in woods. Also seen there yesterday) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (In field off Brook Lane. Flew into trees. noisily) 2 Blackcap 3 Whitethroat 3 Chiffchaff ((1 seen, 2 more heard)) [Ian Swanson]


Thaxted 14:00 to 16:00, Sunny22 deg
1 Cuckoo (Heard calling at 14:00 then seen flying back around the town outskirts at 16:00) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Circling undulating flight above cereal field) [Stephen Dutton]

Colne Pt

Colne Pt 11:30 to 14:30, Warm sun, ebbing tide.
1 Eider (Male, came up onto beach to preen.) 2 Little Tern 1 Marsh Harrier [Michael Padmore]