Sitename Details
Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:30 to 19:00, NE1-6 initially 8/8, 0/8 for most of day then cloud front to 8/8 at 18:15. Selected totals, movement to north unless stated
118 Meadow Pipit 12 Chiffchaff 572 Siskin (62 flocks of 2-28 birds. Highest day count, exceeding 558 on 25/09/08. 1698 counted so far in September) 34 Dunnock (Notable increase on undercliff, some birds noted in off the sea) 10 Gannet 1 Great Skua 9 Mediterranean Gull (south - first for some time) 44 Sandwich Tern (strong evening movement) [Paul Brayshaw]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:45 to 16:45, Sun & clouds. Warm, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 200 Grey Plover (Approx. Most on creek, one on lagoon.) 1 Dunlin (Lagoon. Summer plumage.) 15 Knot (Lagoon. All winter plumage.) 8 Turnstone (Near slipway. Mobbing sparrowhawk.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Flying away from their roost, in large groups.) 24 Greenshank 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult.) [Andrew Cox]

Debden

Debden 09:00 to 13:00, 21deg sunny periods
2 Grey Wagtail (Juveniles at the east end of Debden Water) 1 Nuthatch (Calling ) 6 Moorhen (Adult and juveniles ) [Stephen Dutton]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:30 to 16:45,
2 Mediterranean Gull (1cy and adult) 2 Common Gull (1cy) 2 Stonechat 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Snipe 1 Redshank 1 Dunlin 30 Lapwing 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Buzzard [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The

Naze, The 08:30 to 14:00,
460 Siskin (All moving north in flocks of 10-15. My largest ever number recorded in Essex!) 3 Gannet (North) 2 Sandwich Tern 2 Common Scoter 19 Sanderling 17 Turnstone 1 Snipe 1 Whitethroat 3 Blackcap 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Tree Sparrow (North) 70 Meadow Pipit 4 Cetti's Warbler 8 House Martin 14 Swallow 1 Wigeon 2 Teal 60 Goldfinch 15 Linnet [Steve Grimwade]

Great Totham

Great Totham 08:15 to 08:30, Sunny,calm.
1 Kestrel (Male. E of St. Peter's Church.) 2 Willow Warbler (Together. Church Road.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Great Totham 16:00 to 17:00, Sunny, warm, light breeze.
6 Mute Swan (Adult with five juveniles. Totham Pit.) 1 Buzzard (Over South Wood.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Totham Pit.) 1 Merlin (Male. Flew over sugar beet field N of South Wood and perched on telegraph pole.) 1 Chiffchaff (Bog Grove.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Beckton

Beckton 09:30 to 11:45, Cloudy, light NE wind
1 Garganey 1 Whinchat 4 Chiffchaff [Gary A James]

Laindon

Laindon 07:45 to 08:00, Cloudy, warm.
1 Hobby (Flew over house.) [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 09:00 to 09:45, Sun & clouds. Warm.
2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Blackcap (Male.) 3 Nuthatch (At least.) 3 Linnet [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:00 to 09:00, Sun & cloud. Warm.
2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Treecreeper 4 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]