Sitename Details
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:30 to 14:30, Dull start, brightening up early afternoon.
Brent Goose (One on the Bale Field) 20 Grey Plover 5 Black-tailed Godwit Snipe Hen Harrier (Female harassed by carrion crow. Flew from Abbots Hall over reserve towards Tollesbury.) Peregrine Falcon (Possibly two. Distant views) 3 Stonechat [Antony Braun]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:30,
2 Bearded Tit (A pr cudmore Grove pond hire MC.) Great White Egret (Flyover Strood SE.) 4 Siskin (Feldy view SE.) Grey Wagtail (Flyover feldy view DU.) 2 Greenshank (Strood channel DU. ) Rock Pipit (Strood ) 4 Buzzard (Strood ) 2 Marsh Harrier (Strood ) 120 Black-tailed Godwit (Strood ) Guillemot (Off golf house seawall SE. ) Red-throated Diver (Off golf house seawall SE. ) 3 Pintail (Flypass cudmore Grove SE.) 300 Golden Plover (Plus off golf house seawall SE. ) 100 Dunlin (Plus off golf house seawall SE. ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 16:30 to 18:00, Selected sightings between carpark and scrape viewpoint
2 Snipe (Both in flight, one calling) 2 Marsh Harrier (Male and distant female type) 4 Stonechat (2 pairs) 4 Cetti's Warbler Kestrel Buzzard Greenshank (Very vocal bird on scrape then flew south) [Matt Turner]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 16:30,
11 Ruff 4 Ringed Plover Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper Common Tern (Juvenile) 9 Goosander 27 Goldeneye 10 Little Grebe Red-necked Grebe Spoonbill 36 Great White Egret 3 Red-crested Pochard (All fem/imm) 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Stonechat (Pair) Siskin Teal (Hybrid Eurasian x Baikal Teal still present) [Daryl Rhymes]

Beeleigh

Beeleigh 17:30 to 17:30,
Cattle Egret (In field with cows between weir and museum of power.) [David Torrice]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00, Dry, sunny, low tide
2 Cormorant 40 Canada Goose 2 Little Egret 4 Redshank 8 House Sparrow [Michael Davies]

TL9812

TL9812 10:30 to 14:30, Dull start, brightening up early afternoon.
Hen Harrier (Female harassed by carrion crow. Flew from Abbots Hall over reserve towards Tollesbury.) Brent Goose (One on the Bale Field) 3 Stonechat Snipe Peregrine Falcon (Possibly two. Distant views) 20 Grey Plover 5 Black-tailed Godwit [Antony Braun]