Sitename Details
Billericay

Billericay 15:00 to 16:15, Footpaths and roads west to Mountnessing Church
9 Robin 6 Greenfinch 14 Blackbird 4 Redwing 2 Kestrel 26 Fieldfare 3 Pied Wagtail 1 Dunnock 7 Blue Tit 3 Great Tit 1 Stock Dove 37 Black-headed Gull 1 Little Egret 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Chaffinch 1 Cormorant 2 Moorhen [Simon Satchell]

Leez Reservoir

Leez Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
20 Reed Bunting (feeding on set aside / game cover) 40 Yellowhammer (feeding on set aside / game cover) [Neil Murphy]

Doddinghurst

Doddinghurst 15:30 to 15:45, Cold, dull, muddy
1 Green Woodpecker 8 Yellowhammer (At least. Hedges in fields between Days Lane & Doddinghurst Rd. Pair in tree in garden on Days Lane. ) 1 Great Tit (Very vocal everywhere) [Ian Swanson]

Alresford

Alresford 12:19 to 12:19,
2 Raven (@ Plumptons Farm, In Cattle field.) [Darrell Stile]

Little Baddow

Little Baddow 15:50 to 16:50, Cold, overcast
1 Nuthatch 1 Green Woodpecker 5 Meadow Pipit 6 Lesser Redpoll (Flew overhead) 1 Kingfisher 2 Teal 12 Wren 8 Long-tailed Tit 2 Fieldfare 4 Redwing 1 Grey Heron 20 Carrion Crow (+) 30 Rook (+) 5 Dunnock 10 Moorhen (+) 7 Stock Dove 15 Wood Pigeon (+) 7 Blue Tit (Also potential water vole. Recognisable plop into water from river bank. ) [David Pallash]

Little Baddow 15:00 to 16:00, Grey, overcast
2 Little Owl (After a year without a sighting in a regular tree, two found in said tree. ) [David Pallash]

Wormingford, Colchester

Wormingford, Colchester 15:30 to 16:00, Cloudy
33 Golden Plover (All sightings on north side of Wormingford airfield) 25 Lapwing 30 Linnet 50 Skylark 30 Fieldfare 5 Redwing 1 Buzzard [Steve Hallam]

Fordham

Fordham 15:00 to 15:00, Cloudy
1 Bullfinch [Steve Hallam]

Limbourne Creek, Blackwater Estuary

Limbourne Creek, Blackwater Estuary 08:00 to 10:00, High tide, Frosty & overcast. Northey Island causeway - Mundon wash sluice/southey creek.
250 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 200 Shelduck 100 Pintail 2 Rock Pipit (Mundon wash sluice) 1 Water Rail (calling from mundon wash) 1 Green Sandpiper (feeding in ditch) 200 Linnet (feeding between Limbourne creek & mundon road houses) 1 Marsh Harrier (m crossing southey creek) 1 Buzzard (resting on south tip of northey island & buzzed by harrier briefly) [Tony Kennelly]

Writtle

Writtle 11:00 to 13:00, Overcast and cold. Selected highlights only.
4 Teal (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Pintail (Drake still present on Writtle Duckpond.) 3 Green Woodpecker 1 Little Egret (River Can) [Andrew Allen]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 15:15 to 15:15, Fine and still
1 Greenshank (On the mud with redshank at bottom of Bath street) [Graham Upton]

Wivenhoe 15:15 to 16:15, Calm, chilly
3 Fieldfare (Essex University grounds) 19 Lapwing (Arable field near University) 30 Red-legged Partridge (Arable fields near University) 22 Mallard (University lakes) [Marsh Stitchman]