Sitename Details
Geedon Saltings, Colne Estuary

Geedon Saltings, Colne Estuary 13:00 to 13:00, high tide
1 Eider (female eider in south geedon creek) [David Underwood]

Rayne

Rayne 07:00 to 07:30, Sunny light breeze
1 Hobby [Chris Turner]

Beckton

Beckton 08:15 to 13:00, Sunny light north wind
1 Great White Egret 4 Little Egret 3 Pochard 5 Shoveler 1 Merlin (male) 1 Hobby 1 Redshank 3 Whinchat 2 Willow Warbler 3 Chiffchaff 1 Blackcap 1 Whitethroat 1 Reed Warbler 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Spotted Flycatcher 1 Lesser Redpoll [Gary A James]

Naze, The

Naze, The 06:20 to 12:40, northerly wind, clear, warm, rising tide
12 Goldcrest (First of the autumn ) 10 Chiffchaff (Including 1 singing) 13 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Willow Warbler 8 Grey Heron (7 south together first thing and 1 very high west) 12 Whitethroat 15 Meadow Pipit 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 11 Blackcap 3 Reed Warbler 1 Grey Wagtail (South) 2 Mistle Thrush (South, very uncommon here) 1 Mediterranean Gull 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Common Sandpiper 4 Yellow Wagtail (Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Wheatear (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Whinchat (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Thorndon CP (North)

Thorndon CP (North) 09:00 to 10:00, Sunny, chilly. Becoming warmer.
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Mistle Thrush 1 Willow Warbler 3 Nuthatch (At least.) 1 Bullfinch (Juvenile.) [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:00 to 09:00, Sunny, chilly. Becoming warmer.
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Mistle Thrush 6 Nuthatch (At least.) 1 Crossbill (Heard calling overhead.) [Andrew Cox]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 09:15, Sunny and calm
2 Common Sandpiper 2 Snipe 1 Greenshank 4 Curlew Sandpiper (All juv, in group behind co-op. Phone died so couldn't take pic!) 1 Osprey (Flew east sending everything into mad panic!) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female being chased by crow) 7 Little Egret 2 Pintail 1 Grey Wagtail [Matt Turner]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 09:00 to 13:00, NW-E3-4, 0/8. Selected totals, movement to south. Very quiet after the day before!
2 Siskin 3 Tree Sparrow 1 Swift 6 Buzzard 45 Meadow Pipit 59 Swallow [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 12:00, W1 0/8, movement to south. Selected totals. Swallow count continued by the family after I had to leave!
164 Meadow Pipit 5 Grey Wagtail 137 Sand Martin 54 House Martin 2373 Swallow [Paul Brayshaw]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 14:00, S4-5 later SW2. Selected totals, movement to south
302 Teal 114 Wigeon 28 Common Scoter 22 Shelduck 16 Shoveler 1 Great Skua (North) 1 Guillemot 55 Dunlin [Paul Brayshaw]