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Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 15:30, Sunny. High tide. All waders reported on lagoon.
20 Oystercatcher 8 Bar-tailed Godwit 15 Whimbrel (On lagoon. Small groups moving on down river.) 12 Greenshank 3 Curlew (On marshes) 10 Mediterranean Gull (Slipway car park) 20 Whitethroat (At least, many in song flight) 5 Swallow 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard by RSPB lake) [Ian Swanson]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:30,
1 Swift (West Mersea AF) 2 Cuckoo (1 cross lane SB. 1 strood channel JON B SE) 2 Blackcap (A pr strood channel JON B) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Rewsalls marsh DU ) 1 Little Owl (Youth camp DU ) 1 House Martin (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 4 Whimbrel (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 1 Common Tern (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 1 Yellowhammer (Cross lane DU ) 17 Whitethroat (Male cross lane/boating lake/cooper DU) 5 Lesser Whitethroat (Male cross lane/boating lake/cooper DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Hutton

Hutton 05:27 to 08:33, Hutton Country Park. Frosty to start. 1-6 degrees. No wind.
1 Lesser Whitethroat 27 Blackcap (22 males, 5 females) 13 Song Thrush 6 Green Woodpecker 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Skylark 25 Stock Dove (more flying around) 1 Yellowhammer 7 Collared Dove 10 Whitethroat 20 Chiffchaff 6 Greenfinch 3 Chaffinch [James Hudson]

Great Notley

Great Notley 21:00 to 21:00, Fine, dry, cool
1 Little Owl (Heard calling) [Paul Everett]

Lower Sheering

Lower Sheering 12:00 to 13:00, Warm and still
3 Yellow Wagtail (On overhead wires at Quickbury Farm) [Margaret Whitfield]

Copford

Copford 16:30 to 18:00,
1 Mandarin Duck (Male) 1 Tawny Owl (Heard) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming ) 2 Jay 1 Buzzard 1 Blackcap 2 Chiffchaff [Emma Robinson]

Hullbridge

Hullbridge 11:00 to 13:00, Bright Sunny
1 Cuckoo (Audio only from South Woodham Ferrers side) 22 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Little Egret 2 Greenshank 7 Whimbrel [M Savage]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 11:00 to 15:00, Sunny & warm. A few highlights from today
3 Hobby 4 Cattle Egret 2 Garganey 1 Swift 2 Swallow 24 Whimbrel [Jon Clark]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:45 to 15:45, Dry, sunny & warm, 18c. Light E breeze. Sighings with Brenda. Short walk to sea wall overlooking Bale Field & back to car park.
4 Cuckoo (Good sightings, 2 birds seen flying side by side.) 4 Marsh Harrier 2 Hobby (Birds together low overhead.) 1 Barn Owl (Showing well at 10 55 close to car park.) 1 Kestrel 26 Whimbrel (Most on Salcott Field.) 1 Wheatear (Female.) 6 Whitethroat (At least.) 2 Sedge Warbler (More heard.) 2 Reed Warbler 2 Reed Bunting (Pair.) 2 Song Thrush (Birds together.) 1 Swallow 3 Stock Dove 4 Skylark 1 Little Egret 2 Grey Heron 8 Redshank (Circa.) 2 Curlew 6 Avocet 3 Greenfinch 20 Lapwing (Circa, plus 3 chicks.) 1 Red Kite (Over car park going NE.) 2 Garganey (Pair on Salcott Field ponds. Thanks to the Warden.) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 10 Oystercatcher (Circa.) [David Hale]

Beckton

Beckton 09:30 to 13:00, Sunny, light E Wind
6 Buzzard 1 Oystercatcher 1 Iceland Gull (juv/1st win. upriver) 2 Arctic Tern 20 Common Tern (+) 1 Swift 2 Swallow [Gary A James]

Wrabness

Wrabness 11:00 to 15:30, Sunny
2 Ring Ouzel (Male and female ) 50 Sand Martin 6 Nightingale 1 Kestrel [Graham Barber ]

Wrabness 10:00 to 12:00, EWT reserve
2 Yellowhammer (males) 8 Whitethroat (+) 5 Blackcap (+) 2 Turtle Dove 1 Ring Ouzel (male) 1 Song Thrush 5 Nightingale 3 Chiffchaff 1 Buzzard 200 Sand Martin (approx) 6 Linnet (+) 30 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 3 Grey Heron 1 Whimbrel 2 Stock Dove (+) 1 Yellow Wagtail 1 Kestrel (+) 1 Green Woodpecker [Liz Huxley]