Contents

Editorial by Lesley Collins

Chairman’s Watchpoint by Gerry Johnson

Editorial by Lesley Collins

Chairman’s Watchpoint by Gerry Johnson

A Big(ish) Year by Phil Carter

Ken’s Chronicles by Ken Hoy

EBS Events 2017

Islay in March by Simon Cox

Margaret’s Musings by EBwS President Margaret Mitchell

Rewilding Europe – an overview by John Smart

News & Correspondence

Cliffe Pools Nature Reserve by Ben Newton, Assistant Warden, RSPB North Kent Marshes

Indoor Meetings by Gerry Johnson

Programme of 2017

Field Trips

Colour-rings from the land of ice by Graham Appleton

Thameside Nature Park by Tony Rouy

An incredible day of passage past Frinton by Paul Brayshaw

Amwell Nature Reserve by Jenny Sherwen, Reserves Officer

The daylight calling of Tawny Owls by Jeff Martin

Inglorious Bustards by Niki Williamson and Simon Tonkin

Hints & Tips

Bird Reports

Abberton Reservoir by David Wimpress

Dengie Peninsula by Judith Ross

Foulness by Dr Chris Lewis

Hanningfield Reservoir by David Acfield

Langdon Hills and Thameside Nature Park by Andrew Cox

Mersea Island by Steve Entwistle

Metropolitan Essex byHoward Vaughan

North East Essex by Dr Simon Cox

 

Front Cover
Essex Birding Journal No 129