Sitename Details
Billericay

Billericay 11:15 to 11:45, Sunny - Thermal conditions
1 Red Kite (From garden in SW Billericay - Flying high & SE) 1 Hobby (From garden in SW Billericay - Flying high & SE) 2 Buzzard (Spiraling high in thermal) 1 Kestrel (Hunting high over farmland to the west) 8 Swift (Flying low over the rooftops nearby) [John Smart]

Rettendon

Rettendon 14:40 to 14:50, Sunny with light clouds
2 Red Kite (Soaring together above RHS Hyde Hall Gardens) [Janice Bright]

Tiptree

Tiptree 09:00 to 09:30, Sunny, warm. Young mole also seen.
1 Cuckoo (Calling throughout.) 1 Buzzard 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) 2 Linnet (Pair.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Naze, The

Naze, The 05:40 to 10:15, light cloud, warm, NW wind, rising tide; 20 species in song
26 Whitethroat (Singing) 6 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing ) 98 Starling (Largest flock of 37) 7 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 the common, 1 escarpment, 1 main sycamore clump, 3 John Weston Reserve, 1 decoy ponds) 5 Sand Martin 2 Chinese Muntjac 6 Blackcap (Singing ) 4 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 7 Sedge Warbler (Singing ) 10 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 3 Buzzard (1 Walton Hall Marshes, 2 soaring very high over Horsey Island ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Pair over Walton Hall Marshes ) 8 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Barnacle Goose (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 08:00 to 09:15,
3 Lapwing (2 chicks seen too) 2 Oystercatcher (1 half grown chick seen too) 80 Black-headed Gull (island full of half grown chicks) 20 Sand Martin (feeding over main lake) 1 Buzzard 4 Stock Dove 1 Turtle Dove (Possibly 2. Seen from double gates, twice seen to land to left of track from out of nowhere & land in high vegetation) [Tony Kennelly]

Layer Breton

Layer Breton 09:00 to 13:00, Dry, cloudy, light breeze
2 Tufted Duck 1 Lapwing 50 Greylag Goose 2 Great Crested Grebe 1 Common Tern 1 Grey Heron [Michael Davies]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 14:30 to 14:45, Cloudy, warm. Plotlands Top Meadow.
4 Swift 1 Hobby [Andrew Cox]

Fordham

Fordham 10:30 to 10:30, Broken cloud
1 Turtle Dove (Purring from thick scrub on Fordham Hall estate) [Steve Hallam]

Fordham

Fordham 08:00 to 08:00, Cloudy
1 Cetti's Warbler (Still singing, in 'wrong' habitat, in Blackthorn bushes surrounded by horse paddocks) [Steve Hallam]

Colchester

Colchester 05:15 to 05:30, Sunny
1 Nightingale (Singing from scrub on railway embankment) [Steve Hallam]

Colchester 06:30 to 06:30, Sunny
1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing in marshy field, just below Charter wood. Also heard here in 2020) [Steve Hallam]