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Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:20 to 12:40, Windy, some clouds, not raining. Water level medium-low.
28 Great White Egret (Mostly from Hide Bay hide) 4 Little Egret 21 Grey Heron (Mostly from Hide Bay hide) 16 Egyptian Goose (Layer Breton causeway) 2 Goosander (Pair, LDH causeway) 12 Goldeneye (Estimate. Very distant - in front of dam) 2 Stock Dove (In and around dead oaks from Hide Bay hide) 20 Goldfinch (Estimate) Marsh Harrier (Adult female. Hide Bay hide.) 2 Common Gull (Hide Bay hide) [Simon Banks]

South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 12:30, A little overcast, bright with light breeze from SW. Two hours before high tide Clements Green Creek was half filled.
Cattle Egret (This bird flew over the creek in the direction of Marsh Farm.) Little Egret (A bird with an orange colour ring with black letter on left tibia and a yellow colour ring on the right tibia. I was unable the read the letters inscription.) Kingfisher (Clements Green Creek. A bird in flight. Gender was not determined.) [Robert Pease]


Copford 12:00 to 13:45,
House Martin (very unexpected. Heading low south) 5 Buzzard Green Woodpecker Jay 4 Stock Dove 4 Red-legged Partridge 7 Long-tailed Tit [Oliver Cottis]

Chelmsford City Centre

Chelmsford City Centre 12:30 to 12:30,
Red Kite (kiting over Parkway) [Martin Henry]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:00, Seen by Dougal urquhart/Martin cock & Andy field at cudmore Grove to golf house. Strong winds nearly covered stone point.
300 Black-tailed Godwit 150 Redshank 4 Snipe 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Stonechat (A pr.) 4 Siskin (2 park,2 firs chase, ) Swallow Blackcap 4 Redwing 4 Goldcrest Water Rail Song Thrush Mistle Thrush [Stephen Entwistle]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 10:45 to 12:15, Sunny, breezy. Cool.
Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker Redwing 2 Song Thrush 3 Nuthatch (At least.) 8 Goldfinch [Andrew Cox]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Seen by Dougal urquhart
2 Siskin (Firs chase ) [Stephen Entwistle]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:15 to 13:30, Strong WNW wind, variable cloud, rising tide
18 Little Grebe 3 Little Egret 53 Curlew 102 Grey Plover 9 Bar-tailed Godwit 780 Avocet 483 Dunlin 5 Redshank 24 Black-tailed Godwit 59 Shelduck 33 Wigeon 4 Mute Swan 19 Magpie (Single flock) Marsh Harrier (Female type) 6 Shoveler Little Stint 8 Gadwall 66 Teal 3 Tufted Duck 8 Yellow-legged Gull 3 Stonechat 13 Brambling (Single flock feeding in leaf litter) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet [Paul Larkin]


Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Large cloud bank, later clearing to the SE, SW wind
736 Wood Pigeon (Initially moving SW then turning SE over the river) 107 Teal (On foreshore near the STW outfall) [Paul Larkin]


Wix 11:20 to 11:20, Fresh NW breeze
2 Swallow (Flew through SW) [James Davidson]