Editorial by Lesley Collins

Chairman’s Watchpoint by Gerry Johnson

Margaret’s Musings by EBwS President Margaret Mitchelln

News and Information

A Falkland’s Odyssey by John and Diana Camp


Pehr Gustaf Tengmalm

Holme Bird Observatory by Sophie Barker

Indoor Meetings by Gerry Johnson

Field Trips

Essex County Ornithological Club

A Short Break to Valencia by Mark Bridges

Bird Track by Nick Moran

Operation Turtle Dove by Samantha Lee

Breaking my back for Turtle Doves by Steve Hallam

The Bird as a Zoological Garden by John Smart

Programme of 2015–2016

Birdwatching – Protocol & Etiquette by Gerry Johnson

Bird Reports

Abberton Reservoir by David Wimpress

Foulness by Dr Chris Lewis

Hanningfield Reservoir by David Acfield

Langdon Hills and Thameside Nature Park by Andrew Cox & Southend RSPB website (Graham Mee)

Mersea Island by Steve Entwistle

Metropolitan Essex by Howard Vaughan

North East Essex by Dr Simon Cox

RSPB Rainham Marshes by Howard Vaughan

Southend area by Paul Baker

Wat Tyler and Vange Marsh by Andrew Cox

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Essex Birding Journal No 126