Sitename Details
Friday Wood

Friday Wood 18:30 to 18:50, Sunny
1 Nightingale (Singing male. Latest I’ve heard one. ) [David Pallash]

Wrabness

Wrabness 14:15 to 15:00, Warm, light wind, clear
20 Sand Martin (54 nest holes in colony believed to be new in sand cliffs between Wrabness reserve and chalets.) 3 Turtle Dove (3 purring, Wrabness Reserve) [Simon Banks]

Wickford

Wickford 21:15 to 21:15, Dry, warm, clear & calm. 20c. Garden sightings with Brenda.
1 Hobby (Low flyover Hobby going South, with c20 Swift giving chase.) 20 Swift [David Hale]

Thaxted

Thaxted 11:00 to 12:00, 22 deg blue skies
1 Red Kite (Heading lazily NE to SW above the town ) 16 Swift (Feeding group quite low, another observer reported c 20 on a recent evening. After a slow start numbers have increased and are indicative of our maximum counts at Thaxted ) [Stephen Dutton]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Crossbill (over garden calling) [Richard Allen]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 07:00 to 08:30, Sunny, warm. Mark's Hill & Lincewood.
1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Song Thrush (At least.) 1 Coal Tit 1 Nuthatch (Lincewood.) [Andrew Cox]

Braintree

Braintree 09:00 to 13:00, Cloudless sky temperature rising
20 House Sparrow (Guesstimate of numbers. Thriving colony nesting in very dense bushes near postbox in Godlings. Few suitable sites in nearby houses with modern eaves and fascias. ) [Martin Iddon]