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Shrub End

Shrub End 09:30 to 10:30, morning run
1 Buzzard 1 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming already) 2 Redwing 10 Common Gull 25 Lapwing [Oliver Cottis]

TM1631

TM1631 12:00 to 16:00, cold sunny Temperature 3c
350 Brent Goose (150 flooded fields interchange with estuary where further 200 birds counted) 100 Wigeon (minimum) 90 Shelduck (minimum) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (offshore) 7 Goldeneye (long way off shore) 1 Grey Heron (floods) 200 Teal (minimum (good numbers on floods)) 30 Mallard 2 Shoveler 55 Grey Plover (minimum) 65 Redshank (minimum - good numbers on flood) 150 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Bar-tailed Godwit 45 Curlew 100 Knot 200 Dunlin 2 Sanderling 35 Oystercatcher 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Collared Dove 45 Goldfinch 35 Linnet 4 Bullfinch (Annoyingly elusive) 20 Chaffinch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Barn Owl 1 Little Owl 1 Robin 3 Wren (not as many !) 10 Dunnock (showing really well) 2 Song Thrush 25 Redwing (very mobile) 1 Fieldfare (not many seen) 2 Goldcrest 1 Blue Tit (lots around feeds and along access track) 1 Great Tit 16 Long-tailed Tit (two groups) 1 Chiffchaff ((tristis)? did not hang about long enough for photo, Initial ID by frequent contact call ) 1 Moorhen 1 Snipe (probably a lot more given the flooded grazing fields) 3 Little Egret [Malcolm Riddler]

TM1631 12:00 to 16:00, cold sunny Temperature 3c
350 Brent Goose (150 flooded fields interchange with estuary where further 200 birds counted) 100 Wigeon (minimum) 90 Shelduck (minimum) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (offshore) 7 Goldeneye (long way off shore) 1 Grey Heron (floods) 200 Teal (minimum (good numbers on floods)) 30 Mallard 2 Shoveler 55 Grey Plover (minimum) 65 Redshank (minimum - good numbers on flood) 150 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Bar-tailed Godwit 45 Curlew 100 Knot 200 Dunlin 2 Sanderling 35 Oystercatcher 3 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Collared Dove 45 Goldfinch 35 Linnet 4 Bullfinch (Annoyingly elusive) 20 Chaffinch 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Barn Owl 1 Little Owl 1 Robin 3 Wren (not as many !) 10 Dunnock (showing really well) 2 Song Thrush 25 Redwing (very mobile) 1 Fieldfare (not many seen) 2 Goldcrest 1 Blue Tit (lots around feeds and along access track) 1 Great Tit 16 Long-tailed Tit (two groups) 1 Chiffchaff ((tristis)? did not hang about long enough for photo, Initial ID by frequent contact call ) 1 Moorhen 1 Snipe (probably a lot more given the flooded grazing fields) 3 Little Egret [Malcolm Riddler]

Cold Norton

Cold Norton 10:30 to 10:30, Cloudy with some occasional sunshine
1 Red Kite (Seen circling overhead ) [Paul Fletcher]

Bicknacre

Bicknacre 09:00 to 12:00, Cloudy with some occasional sunshine
8 Redwing (Feeding on holly berries in neighbours garden) 15 Goldfinch 5 Greenfinch 6 Chaffinch 15 Blue Tit (+ coming and going on feeders ) 10 Great Tit (+ coming and going on feeders) 3 Coal Tit 5 Long-tailed Tit 4 Dunnock 4 Robin 6 Blackbird 10 Stock Dove (number increasing with colder weather) 8 Collared Dove 15 Starling 10 Jackdaw 8 Magpie [Paul Fletcher]

Dovercourt

Dovercourt 14:55 to 15:30, Relatively mild, sunny, little wind
1 Short-eared Owl (Fields west of caravan park) [Simon Banks]

Little Waltham

Little Waltham 14:00 to 16:00, cloudy
1 Sparrowhawk (also Wood Pigeon) [David Saville]

Kelvedon Hatch

Kelvedon Hatch 14:30 to 14:45,
2 Blackcap (Male and female feeding in garden) 1 Redwing [David Jobbins]

Great Leighs

Great Leighs 09:00 to 13:00, overcast
3 Red Kite [David Saville]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 10:30 to 11:30, Cloudy, milder. Lincewood & Plotlands.
1 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Redwing (At least.) 3 Fieldfare 13 Blue Tit (Feeding in Elms at the top of the ridge. Many more generally.) 6 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]