Sitename Details
Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
3 Lapwing (A pr plus 1 small chick Reeves hall pool DU) 2 Shoveler (A pr Reeves hall pool DU SE) 2 Gadwall (A pr Reeves hall pool DU SE) 10 Avocet (9 adults 1 chick golf house saltings pools DU) 2 Canada Goose (Golf house geese field DU) 2 Redshank (Off cudmore grove DU ) 1 Pochard (Oyster fishery DU ) 3 Corn Bunting (2 Reeves hall DU, 1 maydays DU ) 1 Hobby (Distant langenhoe DU) 3 Cuckoo (2 m 1 fm maydays DU ) 1 Yellowhammer (Maydays DU ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (A pr Bowers hall DU) 2 Common Tern (Strood channel DU ) 2 Hairy Dragonfly (Pye fleet DU ) 4 Painted Lady (Pye fleet DU ) 1 Grey Seal (Pye fleet DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Wix

Wix 06:45 to 07:00,
2 Curlew (Landed in turf field north of A120) [James Davidson]

Doddinghurst

Doddinghurst 16:00 to 16:30, Sunny warm
4 Swift (Checking out my swift nest boxes as callers on) 2 Buzzard [Ann Darnell]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:30 to 16:15,
1 Turtle Dove (Heard) 8 Nightingale (+ Singing males) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing male) 4 Garden Warbler (+) 1 Barn Owl [David L Smith]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 12:15 to 14:15, Sunny, warm. Plotlands.
2 Mute Swan (Pair. One sitting on nest.) 15 Mallard (Regular female with four well grown young. Domestic-type female with nine small young.) 5 Moorhen (Pair with three young.) 7 Coot (Pair with two well grown young. Another adult on nest with two well grown young. Nest very close to the swans.) 2 Buzzard [Andrew Cox]

Copford

Copford 18:00 to 18:03,
2 Siskin (1 male and 1 female on the bird feeder ) 1 Tawny Owl (Getting mobbed by blackbirds and magpies ) [Nico Devereaux]

Chelmsford City Centre

Chelmsford City Centre 10:15 to 10:20,
1 Osprey (Soaring overhead, then drifted south) [Daryl Rhymes]

Ashdon

Ashdon 09:00 to 15:00, Sunny
1 Buzzard 1 Red Kite 5 Swift (Over church ) 3 Skylark [Phil Harling ]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 07:00 to 09:30,
1 Osprey (1 flew in from east, circled a few times and caught a fish which it ate on nearby pylon before heading off northwest) 1 Red Kite 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Hobby 5 Little Ringed Plover 2 Mandarin Duck (Drakes) 2 Goldeneye 4 Barnacle Goose [Steve Grimwade]

Tilbury

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Broken cloud, light NW breeze, HT
1 Red Kite (Over to Kent) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male west) 5 Raven (Two adults and three juvs heading east towards East Tilbury) [Paul Larkin]