Sitename Details
Beckton

Beckton 09:45 to 13:15, Cloudy some sun
2 Little Egret 1 Curlew 12 Common Sandpiper 16 Arctic Tern (upriver) 8 Swift 20 House Martin 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Blackcap [Gary A James]

Wrabness

Wrabness 10:30 to 12:00, Excellent. Tide Out
3 Turtle Dove 15 Sand Martin (The majority of the Sand Martins have gone,just a few left,still feeding young.) 2 Whitethroat 1 Linnet 1 Blackcap (Female) 1 Green Woodpecker [Peter Brittain]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 11:00, cloudy at first then sunny intervals, little wind.
150 Mute Swan (also pair Black Swan Hide Bay) 23 Egyptian Goose 50 Gadwall (+, including at least 4 broods juvs) 360 Pochard (+) 12 Little Egret 1 Great White Egret (Wig Bay) 1 Buzzard (young calling LB) 1000 Coot (circa) 3 Oystercatcher 2 Little Ringed Plover (juvs Wig Bay) 21 Lapwing (Hide Bay (min 10 juvs)) 124 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Common Sandpiper (Wig Bay) 2 Greenshank (Wig Bay) 30 Common Tern (+) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Hide Bay) 1 Common Gull (my first return) 2 Willow Warbler (singing near VC) 15 Whitethroat (+ juvs) 12 Yellow Wagtail (juvs. Also noted Southern Migrant Hawker dragonfly VC.) [Martin Peers]

Kelvedon Hatch

Kelvedon Hatch 13:00 to 13:05,
1 Raven (Calling from BT mast) [David Jobbins]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Black-necked Grebe (Ad and juv from causeway ) 2 Common Sandpiper [David Jobbins]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 11:30, High cloud, bright.
1 Red Kite (Quite low over my garden on the eastern edge of the town. (Do not leave your Guinnea Pigs in the garden.)) [Robert Pease]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:00 to 13:00, Sunny, slight breeze
1 Kingfisher 3 Song Thrush 1 Whitethroat (Juvenile) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Tendring

Tendring 09:00 to 09:00, Very light breeze, high thin cloud, warm
60 House Sparrow (Flushed from hedge-row whilst on dog walk beside field of corn in Wolfs Hall Lane.) [Tony Faulkner]

Langham

Langham 19:40 to 20:10, sunny
4 Tufted Duck (3 juvs seen this evening) 4 Kestrel (pair with 2 fledged young) 1 Yellow Wagtail 2 Grey Wagtail (juvs) 40 Pied Wagtail (including c30 juvs) [Martin Peers]

Broomhouse, Langham

Broomhouse, Langham 18:45 to 19:30, sunny and breezy
8 Gadwall (two broods still) 1 Little Egret 175 Lapwing (inc 60+ juvs (they've bred well somewhere!)) 2 Dunlin (sp adults) 52 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Green Sandpiper 1 Kingfisher [Martin Peers]