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Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Maydays farm from seawall DOUGAL URQUHART
1 Sandwich Tern (Flyby ) 2 Sedge Warbler (Males ) 1 Greenshank 1 Whimbrel 10 Shelduck (Adult with 9 young ) 2 Corn Bunting (Males ) 1 Meadow Pipit (Parachuting ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 13:28 to 14:20, Sunny, hot, clear
3 Little Egret 2 Cormorant 7 Common Tern (+) 3 Mute Swan (On fishing lake) 1 Grey Heron 31 Canada Goose 1 Common Sandpiper 5 Pied Wagtail [Paul Everett]

Colchester

Colchester 11:00 to 14:30, both over Colchester Institute
1 Red Kite 1 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

Roman River Valley

Roman River Valley 08:00 to 09:00,
1 Kingfisher 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Swallow 2 Blackcap 2 Chiffchaff 4 Whitethroat 1 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 09:15 to 12:15, Sunny, hot.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 6 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 1 Swallow 2 Coal Tit 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 5 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:00 to 09:00, Sunny, warm.
2 Green Woodpecker (At least.) 2 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Broomhouse, Langham

Broomhouse, Langham 08:40 to 09:40, warm and sunny
1 Shelduck 20 Gadwall (including female + 3 ducklings and 2 females + 4 & 3 juvs) 2 Tufted Duck (males) 1 Buzzard 18 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Green Woodpecker (adult + juv) 3 Reed Warbler (at least; feeding young in nests.) 1 Lesser Whitethroat 8 Whitethroat (2 family groups) 6 Pied Wagtail (juveniles at lagoons) 4 Linnet (family party) 2 Reed Bunting (singing males) 2 Greenfinch (adult + young) 1 Kingfisher (also 2 Small Red-eyed Damselflies) [Martin Peers]

Great Totham

Great Totham 11:10 to 11:15, Clear sky, sunny, hotter!
25 Swift (+. Noisily together over Gt.Totham South.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Maldon

Maldon 09:15 to 09:15, Clear sky, sunny, hot.
1 Kingfisher (Flew from platform on lake. Elms Farm Park.) [Malcolm Corbett]