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Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
3 Greenshank (Strood channel DU) 130 Redshank (Plus strood channel DU ) 1 Marsh Harrier (Strood channel DU) 1 Buzzard (Strood channel DU) 1 Great Black-backed Gull (First returning strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Naze, The

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, Dry, sunny, breeze, hot; low tide at 13:40. Walk to Stone Point and return.
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 8 Ringed Plover (at least) 2 Knot (summer plumage) 60 Sanderling (at least, all in summer plumage) 2 Dunlin (summer plumage) 12 Bar-tailed Godwit (summer plumage, mainly males) 4 Whimbrel 2 Turnstone (summer plumage) 1 Mediterranean Gull 10 Sandwich Tern (at least, flyovers or on the sea) 2 Little Tern (from Stone Point) 2 Skylark 6 Sand Martin (near John Weston reserve) 1 Whitethroat [Paul Hargreaves]

Dovercourt

Dovercourt 15:50 to 15:50, Hot, clear, little wind
1 Hobby (Over A 120 between Ramsey and Parkeston roundabouts.) [Simon Banks]

Kelvedon Hatch

Kelvedon Hatch 17:50 to 17:55,
1 Raven (Over garden, chased by locally resident Carrion Crow.) [David Jobbins]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00, Very warm, sunny
2 Treecreeper 7 Mute Swan [Michael Davies]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 15:30 to 16:00, Sunny, some cloud. Hot. Plotlands ridge.
1 Kestrel (Hovering in the distance.) 1 Hobby (Hunting insects. Mobbed by swifts at one point.) 17 Swift (At least.) 1 Green Woodpecker [Andrew Cox]

Ashdon

Ashdon 12:00 to 13:00, Sunny
2 Red Kite (Circling over garden ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Phil Harling ]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 07:30 to 08:10, Sunny, warm. Coombe Wood/The Park only.
2 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Coal Tit 1 Treecreeper (At least.) 4 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Sunny and warm
4 Common Sandpiper (Possibly 5?) 1 Green Sandpiper (Still on East shore around tyres ) 1 Little Egret 2 Egyptian Goose (Pair) 2 Lapwing [Brian Bolton]