The EBwS Bird News provides a summary of sightings for the past 14 days.
  • Headline News highlights interesting birds categorised as locally scarce or where the EBwS requires full notes/descriptions
  • Reports provides the full details of the sightings submitted to this website as well as other records e.g. from the East London Birders Forum
  • Table provides the same information as Reports but in a tabular format
  • Photos highlights the latest photos that have been uploaded to the website

Amber indicates a local or uncommon species, red indicates EBwS requires notes, bold red indicates EBwS requires a description.

Saturday 23 Oct
Mersea Island:
8 Cattle Egret
Friday 22 Oct
South Woodham Ferrers:
Cattle Egret
Abberton Reservoir:
28 Great White Egret
Hanningfield Reservoir:
Black-necked Grebe
Vange Marsh RSPB:
2 Bearded Tit
Frinton-on-Sea:
11 Pink-footed Goose, Short-eared Owl, Ring Ouzel, 20 Redpoll sp.
Thursday 21 Oct
Beckton:
Sabine's Gull
Frinton-on-Sea:
Hen Harrier, Lapland Bunting, 9 Redpoll sp., Ring Ouzel, Little Gull, Short-eared Owl
Wednesday 20 Oct
Abberton Reservoir:
9 Red-crested Pochard, 10 Great White Egret, 2 Raven, Baikal Teal
Hanningfield Reservoir:
Black-necked Grebe
Monday 18 Oct
East Tilbury:
White Stork
Naze, The:
Pallas's Warbler, 2 Redpoll sp.
Sunday 17 Oct
Thorndon CP (South):
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Mersea Island:
6 Cattle Egret, Short-eared Owl
Dovercourt:
Yellow-browed Warbler
Bradwell-on-Sea:
2 Bearded Tit
Abberton Reservoir:
4 Cattle Egret, 29 Great White Egret
Saturday 16 Oct
Harwich:
Yellow-browed Warbler
Mersea Island:
Short-eared Owl
Abberton Reservoir:
Cattle Egret, 25 Great White Egret
Naze, The:
Short-eared Owl, Great White Egret
Frinton-on-Sea:
3 Redpoll sp., Black-throated Diver
Oakley Marshes, Hamford Water:
4 Bearded Tit, Great White Egret, 4 Cattle Egret
Friday 15 Oct
TL9812:
Hen Harrier
Beeleigh:
Cattle Egret
Abberton Reservoir:
Red-necked Grebe, Spoonbill, 36 Great White Egret, 3 Red-crested Pochard
Mersea Island:
2 Bearded Tit, Great White Egret
Thursday 14 Oct
Mersea Island:
2 Bearded Tit
Halstead:
Raven
Naze, The:
Yellow-browed Warbler
TM2622:
2+ Bearded Tit
Frinton-on-Sea:
6 Redpoll sp.
Wednesday 13 Oct
Abberton Reservoir:
Redpoll sp., Spoonbill, Barnacle Goose, 35 Great White Egret, 3 Cattle Egret
Frinton-on-Sea:
29 Redpoll sp., Razorbill
Tuesday 12 Oct
Naze, The:
Jack Snipe
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Monday 11 Oct
Whetmead NR, nr Witham:
Raven
Sunday 10 Oct
Harwich:
Redpoll sp.
Naze, The:
Firecrest, Jack Snipe, Dartford Warbler, Great White Egret, Pied Flycatcher
Abberton Reservoir:
3 Cattle Egret, 21 Great White Egret
Saturday 09 Oct
TQ5993:
Yellow-browed Warbler
Colchester:
Black Redstart
Abberton Reservoir:
12 Great White Egret
Naze, The:
Firecrest, Red-breasted Flycatcher
Tollesbury Wick NR EWT:
5 Cattle Egret, Bearded Tit
Tilbury:
2 Razorbill
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
15 Barnacle Goose
Heybridge GP:
12 Bearded Tit