Sitename Details
Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 12:00, W-NW4-5 4-8/8. Selected totals, movement to south
250 Siskin 83 Meadow Pipit 1 Hobby 74 Swallow [Paul Brayshaw]

Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury

Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury 08:45 to 14:00, Falling tide
90 Dunlin 30 Ringed Plover 25 Curlew 3 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Black-tailed Godwit 8 Meadow Pipit 45 Goldfinch 800 Avocet 2 Whimbrel 3 Cetti's Warbler 1 Buzzard 160 Grey Plover 2 Stonechat 1 Yellow Wagtail 20 Yellow-legged Gull 1 Common Gull 1 Raven [Sean Huggins]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 08:00 to 18:00, Morning & evening vists to causeway either side of work.
1 Osprey (Sitting in tree, eating a fish. South of fremnalls causeway / downham road) 9 Red-crested Pochard 2 Grey Wagtail 2 Chiffchaff 4 Coal Tit 500 Coot [Tony Kennelly]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 16:00, Partly cloudy with good sunny spells.Wind: South Westerly moderate.22c
1 Little Grebe (LB Causeway) 34 Little Egret (LDLH Causeway) 7 Great White Egret (LDLH Causeway) 1 Cattle Egret (LDLH Causeway) 35 Wigeon 12 Pintail 18 Egyptian Goose 1 Black Swan (LDLH Causeway) 3 Buzzard (LDLH Causeway) 2 Sparrowhawk (Wigbourgh Bay Viewing hide) 1 Marsh Harrier (♀LB Causeway) 1 Hobby (Bay Hide Bay) 1 Peregrine Falcon (♀Wigbourgh Bay Viewing Hide) 2 Kestrel (Reserve) 1 Snipe (LB Causeway) 135 Black-tailed Godwit (Bay Hide Bay - Plus more LDLH Causeway and other 2 hides) 2 Green Sandpiper (LB Causeway) 1 Common Sandpiper (LB Causeway) 2 Ruff (Wigbourgh Bay Viewing hide) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (LB Causeway) 4 Swallow (LB Causeway) 3 Sand Martin (LB Causeway) 1 Wheatear (♀ LDLH Causeway) 1 Stonechat (♀ Island Hide) 10 Blackcap (At least) 10 Whitethroat 20 Chiffchaff (At least -Fleeting Glimpses) 10 Meadow Pipit (At least - Mainly LDLH Causeway) 1 Grey Wagtail (LB Causeway) [Mick Woodruff]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 15:00 to 16:15, Sun & cloud. Warm.
1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Usual marina pylon.) 100 Lapwing (Approx. Scrape.) 1 Curlew 2 Redshank [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 12:45 to 14:45, Sun & clouds. Warm. Light breeze. All small waders showing wellclose to 2nd viewing mound.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 2 Little Ringed Plover 1 Lapwing 3 Curlew Sandpiper 2 Little Stint 18 Curlew 118 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Ruff 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Grey Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 12:00, mild, mainly overcast, N wind swinging W and strengthening, high tide ebbing
8 Chiffchaff 34 Pied Wagtail (19 by Tower, 15 Walton Hall Marshes ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (By Tower ) 1 Sparrowhawk 21 House Martin (9 south, 12 north ) 39 Meadow Pipit (12 south, 3 north, 24 Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Whimbrel 13 Blackcap 1 Chinese Muntjac 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Willow Warbler 25 Siskin (13 south (2,2,7,2) one group of 12 north ) 1 Green Woodpecker 24 Turnstone 1 Garden Warbler (By sewage works north entrance) 1 Reed Warbler 2 Wheatear (One by tidal lagoons, one Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Buzzard 15 Swallow (A trickle south) 2 Yellowhammer (Uncommon here, south end of Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, windy, broken cloud
4 Yellow Wagtail (by tower) 1 Peregrine Falcon (near Stone Point) 29 Sandwich Tern (group on beach) 35 Bar-tailed Godwit (flying toward Horsey) 2 Wheatear (sea wall) 1 Green Sandpiper (sea wall) [Martin Richards]

TL6907

TL6907 08:55 to 09:00, Sunny, still, several fish seen in River Can, sightings with David
1 Kingfisher (flying west along River Can just past weir ) 1 Grey Wagtail (resting beside River Can just past weir) 2 Moorhen (In River Can just past weir) [Winifred Simmonds]

Boxted

Boxted 11:45 to 12:05, sunny intervals
5 Mute Swan (pair with 3 juvs) 2 Kingfisher 1 Coal Tit [Martin Peers]

Langham

Langham 11:00 to 11:30, cloudy
5 Egyptian Goose 2 Red-legged Partridge (+) 3 Buzzard (one juv calling) 1 Blackcap 2 Yellow Wagtail (juvs with other wagtails at waterworks lagoons) 1 Grey Wagtail (juv) 30 Pied Wagtail (+) 1 White Wagtail (sp male) 4 Meadow Pipit [Martin Peers]