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Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 17:30, Sw2 8/8 good vis
585 Meadow Pipit 228 Cormorant (211s 17n) 324 Linnet 866 Goldfinch 42 Siskin 45 Skylark 14 Red-throated Diver (9n 5s) 39 Chaffinch 5 Rock Pipit Yellow Wagtail 17 Brambling 276 Knot 38 Reed Bunting 2 Tree Sparrow Short-eared Owl 2 Scaup 2 Sparrowhawk (In off) Arctic Skua [Paul Brayshaw]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:00 to 13:30, Overcast light SW wind, rising tide
2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river then out again) 2 Mute Swan 41 Shelduck 6 Shoveler 28 Wigeon Pintail (Up river with 15 Wigeon) 283 Teal 6 Pochard 23 Little Grebe 390 Avocet 43 Grey Plover 5 Ringed Plover 72 Curlew 32 Bar-tailed Godwit 31 Black-tailed Godwit 14 Dunlin 13 Yellow-legged Gull 10 Gannet (Up river, all imms) Little Egret 8 Jay (Single flock west) 6 Stonechat (Two pairs and two males) 38 Linnet 3 Tufted Duck [Paul Larkin]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 12:15 to 17:30, Martin cock (MC) & me (SE).seawatching from Coopers beach caravan park.
8 Wigeon (Flypass SE.MT) 400 Golden Plover (Possible 500 on nearby saltings SE MT,) Grey Plover (Saltings SE. ) 4 Bar-tailed Godwit (Saltings SE. ) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (Saltings SE.) Curlew Sandpiper (Ivy dock (simon banks).) 2 Sanderling (Flypass MC.) Dunlin (Saltings SE.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Odd possible a few in large gull flock off youth camp.SE MT.) 10 Common Gull (Nearby playing fields SE.) Red-throated Diver (11.45pm Full summer 300yds out on sea,on view for an hour.MC SE MT) 9 Gannet (2.20pm all juv , for 10min 3 singles came in the colne from Colne point direction.a group of 6 wrst to east then landed on sea.MC SE) 15 Swallow (Around East Mersea Church SE.) Chiffchaff (Entrance to Coopers beach park SE.) Brambling (Male golf house seawall (simon patient)) [Stephen Entwistle]

The Naze at Walton

The Naze at Walton 09:00 to 13:00, Cloudy, dry, tide flooding
50 Sanderling 50 Turnstone 50 Ringed Plover 2 Cormorant [Michael Davies]

Cudmore Grove CP, Mersea Island

Cudmore Grove CP, Mersea Island 10:00 to 14:30,
Brambling (Male briefly on hawthorn bush N of stone point. ) 2 Sandwich Tern Wheatear (Along beach to stone point ) [Simon Patient]

East Mersea

East Mersea 09:40 to 14:20, Mild, mainly cloudy, little wind. Tide high at midday.
Curlew Sandpiper (With 80-100 Dunlin! Between Cudmore Grove and Reeveshall Marsh.) 70 Avocet 120 Black-tailed Godwit Wheatear 4 Cetti's Warbler 3 Chiffchaff 20 Swallow (Hawking low over ditch just W of Cudmore Grove) House Martin (With Swallows above) 4 Sandwich Tern 25 Linnet 3 Little Grebe 60 Little Egret (35 at pool, Cudmore Grove, from hide) Great Spotted Woodpecker (East Mersea car park) Green Woodpecker 5 Long-tailed Tit (East Mersea car park) [Simon Banks]

Great Totham

Great Totham 05:40 to 05:40,
Tawny Owl (Calling. Prince of Wales Road.) [Malcolm Corbett]