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Coggeshall 09:00 to 12:00, Sunny,cold
8 Redwing (Group flying NW.) Buzzard (Flying and getting mobbed by rooks.) 30+ Rook [Zane Sargent ]


Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 16:00, Calm-ne1. Movement to north unless stated
2 Great Northern Diver (Offshore early am drifting south) 28 Siskin 11 Guillemot (Also 9 large auk sp) 4 Razorbill Puffin (@ 0850. Subsequently seen passing landguard c 40 mins later) [Paul Brayshaw]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 15:00 to 15:45, Clear, calm, rather cold.
160 Wigeon 14 Shoveler c20 Gadwall c20 Mallard c12 Tufted Duck 2 Mute Swan 90 Greylag Goose 15 Canada Goose Little Egret Grey Heron 11 Cormorant 2 Great Crested Grebe c8 Little Grebe 15 Coot ((approx.)) 3 Moorhen ((approx.)) Kingfisher (on pole placed in water at NW margin of main pit) 18 Lapwing (flying NW) 2 Buzzard [George Brown]


Tilbury 10:30 to 11:30, Fine and sunny, variable breeze, rising tide
125 Teal (By STW outfall) 13 Redshank (By STW outfall) 7 Black-tailed Godwit (By STW outfall) 38 Curlew (Just east of the old P Stn site) 2 Shelduck (By STW outfall) [Paul Larkin]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 13:30 to 15:30,
3 Grey Wagtail Common Sandpiper Slavonian Grebe (Very close in, middle of Causeway) 3 Goldeneye Marsh Harrier (Roy Widgery) Great Spotted Woodpecker (West Hanningfield) [Philip Chalk]


Tollesbury 13:00 to 15:00, FOUND & SEEN BY PAUL ROWE
Puffin (In South channel. ) Guillemot (Off shingle head point) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:30, STROOD CHANNEL seen by dougal urquhart
100 Stock Dove (Plus stubble field. ) 1500 Wood Pigeon (Maize stubble field. ) Black-throated Diver (11.40am Feeding along Strood channel came from west towards causeway (east) and back west .) 3 Marsh Harrier Short-eared Owl (Hunting on ray Island. ) 1000 Starling (Stubble field. ) Stonechat (From Seawall .) 2 Siskin (F/o shop lane pm.) [Stephen Entwistle]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:20 to 14:05, Clear, sunny, mild. Tide fairly high to start with, but dropping.
50 Avocet (Estimate. Salcott Channel) 320 Golden Plover (Estimated 300 in flock, Salcott Channel, plus small numbers elsewhere) 40 Ringed Plover (Estimate. Both channels) 30 Black-tailed Godwit (Estimate) 22 Pintail Little Grebe 3 Great Crested Grebe 2 Red-breasted Merganser (Salcott Channel, both males) Great White Egret Little Egret Grey Heron [Simon Banks]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 15:00, Sunny
Hen Harrier (Ringtail Hide Bay) 3 Bewick's Swan (3 Hide Bay) 2 Scaup (Females LDLH causeway ) 50 Goldeneye (Several rafts around pumping station plus others around reserve) 20 Goosander (Mainly LDLH causeway ) 25 Pintail (Wigborough bay & hide bay) 3 Ruff (From Gwen’s hide) 2 Red-crested Pochard (With tufties LB causeway) Baikal Teal (LB causeway) 6 Great White Egret [Paula Moore]

Naze, The

Naze, The 07:15 to 12:30, mainly sunny, light northerly wind, cool first thing, rising tide
21 Siskin (Mainly north ) 3 Goldcrest 24 Blackbird 11 Chaffinch 9 Meadow Pipit 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 1 by cricket pitch, 1 south of John Weston Reserve and 2 in it) 72 Starling (Mainly in off and north ) Stonechat Redwing Woodcock (Flushed from John Weston Reserve ) Chiffchaff Green Woodpecker 5 Greenfinch 17 Goldfinch (Mainly north) 3 Red-throated Diver (South ) 6 Rock Pipit 2 Short-eared Owl (Stone Point ) Marsh Harrier [Brian Combes]