Sitename Details
Epping

Epping 14:15 to 15:15, Sunny, breezy
1 Hobby (One bird around for five minutes, came back again an hour later. It seems juvenile House Martins are now in season!) [Roger Emmens]

Billericay

Billericay 14:30 to 14:45, Sunny - Breezy
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Heard whilst garden birding - Perched in top of an oak tree.) [John Smart]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 07:15 to 08:15, Cloudy, muggy, warm. Marks Hill.
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 19:30 to 20:45, very warm, cloudy and windy, all sightings from Peldon viewing area.
21 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Greenshank 10 Common Tern (inc' 2 juv. ) 12 Lapwing 1 Common Gull (adult) 83 Black-headed Gull (inc' 2 juv.) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Marsh Harrier (female came down to drink) 6 Great Crested Grebe (inc' 2 juv.) 1 Garganey (eclipsed female/juvenile too distant) 62 Pochard 28 Tufted Duck 1 Red-crested Pochard (female, also many Teal, Shoveler, Mallard and Gadwall) 6 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 2 Green Woodpecker (over) 3 Chiffchaff (calling) [Ashley Gooding]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:30 to 08:00, Dry and overcast
2 Dunlin (On mud below gate) 1 Green Sandpiper (On island) 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Teal [Brian Bolton]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:40 to 10:45, Cloudy, warm, brisk SW wind.
30 Greylag Goose (+.) 18 Mute Swan (Three pair with 7, 3 and 2 young, ) 2 Egyptian Goose 1 Red-crested Pochard (Female.) 7 Tufted Duck (Female with 6 young.) 2 Little Grebe 34 Great Crested Grebe (Including 10 young.) 4 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Little Owl 5 Sand Martin 1 Swallow 10 Long-tailed Tit (+.) 4 Chiffchaff 6 Reed Warbler (Some half-hearted song.) 1 Pied Wagtail 6 Goldfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:00 to 09:30, Cloudy, warm. Becoming sunny.
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 3 Green Woodpecker (Including one juv.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Whitethroat 2 Treecreeper (At least.) 2 Nuthatch (At least.) 30 Goldfinch (Approx. Mostly juveniles.) [Andrew Cox]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 07:15 to 08:15, Sunny, warm. Lincewood & Plotlands.
2 Sparrowhawk (Adult & juv. ) 4 Green Woodpecker (Including a juv.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Nuthatch (Lincewood.) [Andrew Cox]

High Ongar

High Ongar 09:15 to 09:15, Good
1 Red Kite (clear sighting low across rear garden) [Neil Warner]

Hutton

Hutton 16:00 to 19:30, Sunny, warm 23f ,Garden
2 Song Thrush (Pair ? nesting in garden) [Ron Colson]