Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 06 Jan

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
1 Bearded Tit (Strood channel DU) 2 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade AF) 1 Eider (Off st Peter's beach DU) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Off monkey steps AF) 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Coast to monkey steps AF) 1 Purple Sandpiper (Off cudmore grove R brown) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Tuesday 05 Jan

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
3 Snow Bunting (Stone point (DU)) 90 Greylag Goose (Grazing fields park DU ) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Off kingsland road MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Monday 04 Jan

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00, Both sightings seen by Martin cock
1 Purple Sandpiper (Shingle/stoney spite looking east fron steps to stone point east Mersea. About 3hrs before high tide it slowly gets covered. The spite is covered about 1 1/2 hr before high tide. To late then.) 3 Snow Bunting (On end of stone point east Mersea ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 09:01 to 13:01, Seen by Dougal urquhart at maydays farm from seawall
1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose 800 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1000 Golden Plover 70 Grey Plover 3 Marsh Harrier 50 Dunlin 1 Stonechat 10 Fieldfare 1000 Knot 1 Red-breasted Merganser [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Sunday 03 Jan

Mersea Island 11:45 to 16:30,
1 Purple Sandpiper (Stoney split 2 hours before high tide .near steps to stone point DU AF ) 4 Snow Bunting (Stone point DU ) 5 White-fronted Goose (Golf house flooded fields DU AF SE) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Victoria esplanade neil Murphy ) 13 Common Scoter (3 off park AF, 8 off west Mersea AF ,2 off Victoria esplanade DU ) 2 Eider (Victoria esplanade MC DU) 2 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade MC DU) 2 Goldeneye (1pr off Victoria esplanade(none last year) DU) 1 Shag (Victoria esplanade MC) 7 Bar-tailed Godwit (2 of cobmarsh Island, 5 west Mersea AF) 7 Red-breasted Merganser (Off west Mersea AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Saturday 02 Jan

Mersea Island 10:00 to 11:00,
1 Red-necked Grebe (Now off kingsland road (monkey steps direction coast rd)) 2 Eider (Off kingsland road looked out to Nass post) 8 Red-breasted Merganser (Off kingsland road ) 1 Shag (On end off cobmarsh Island flew towards hard 0) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 13:00 to 16:00,
1 Purple Sandpiper (Start of stone point stoney split near steps on rising tide.(seen by visiting birder)) 1 Black-throated Diver (Off cudmore grove country park. MT SE DCurle) 3 Great Northern Diver (1 off coopers. 2 off Victoria esplanade DU) 4 Snow Bunting (On stone point D curle + loads birders) 70 Fieldfare (Opp meeting lane DU) 12 Redwing (Off meeting lane DU) 200 Great Crested Grebe (Off boating lakes East Mersea DU) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Off boating lake DU) 45 Sanderling (Off waldegraves DU) 1 Kingfisher (Strood channel (JB)) 3 Slavonian Grebe (Off cudmore grove country park (green meadow)south west of carpark SEwest) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Friday 01 Jan

Mersea Island 12:45 to 13:00,
3 Snow Bunting (Stone point) 1 Purple Sandpiper (Just before high tide near steps to point AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 11:00 to 16:00,
4 Slavonian Grebe (Off cudmore grove country park JB/AF) 1 Red-throated Diver (Off cudmore grove SE) 1 Bearded Tit (Strood channel DU main reed bed just west of sluice metal steps ) 10 Redwing (Along east Mersea road & bromans lane) 483 Fieldfare (450 Maydays SE also along east Mersea road .34 firs chase ) 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Strood channel DU ) 5 Stonechat (1pr strood channel DU 3 cudmore grove SE) 30 Avocet (Strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Thursday 31 Dec

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Red-throated Diver (1 off coopers beach MT. 1 off Victoria esplanade JB) 65 White-fronted Goose (Flyover 50 over west Mersea MC. Then over firs chase garden DU. Another 15 flew along strood channel DU) 11 Red-legged Partridge (4 strood hill . 7 Chapman's lane ) 2 Stonechat (Pair strood channel DU ) 2 Snipe (Strood channel DU) 25 Avocet (Strood channel DU) 1 Redwing (Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Wednesday 30 Dec

Mersea Island 09:00 to 16:00,
7 Red-breasted Merganser (Victoria esplanade (JB)) 4 Slavonian Grebe (2 off Victoria esplanade JB . 2 off coopers beach MC DU) 3 Great White Egret (Off maydays over on geedon DU (same as D Stiles)) 4 Red-throated Diver (Off coopers beach caravan park DU MC) 1 Kingfisher (Coopers beach ) 100 Great Crested Grebe (Off Coopers beach caravan park) 10 Snipe (Coopers beach ) 60 Fieldfare (Coopers ) 1 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade JON B) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Tuesday 29 Dec

Mersea Island 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Guillemot (Was off Victoria esplanade now off cobmarsh island SE DU ) 3 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade /coast road) 1 Black-throated Diver (12pm coopers beach MC) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Off kingsland road AF) 1 Shag (Off coopers beach MC 12.30pm) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 14:00 to 15:30,
1 Black-throated Diver (Relocated Martin's bird off cudmore grove country park it's been in area possible couple of weeks) 1 Shag (Relocated Martin's bird off cudmore grove country park siting on mass post ) 2 Slavonian Grebe (2 seen off coopers beach yesterday. I had them also off park) 2 Raven (Landed in conifers on cliffs at park mobbed by local crows and a magpie .then flew off calling west coopers beach direction. ) 2 Black Brant (1 In field at junction to meeting lane SE. 1 strood channel DU) 1 Merlin (MC had a maydays farm ) 1 Barn Owl (Maydays MC 4.05pm) 50 Fieldfare (Maydays MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Tuesday 29 Dec

Mersea Island 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Guillemot (Was off Victoria esplanade now off cobmarsh island SE DU ) 3 Great Northern Diver (Victoria esplanade /coast road) 1 Black-throated Diver (12pm coopers beach MC) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Off kingsland road AF) 1 Shag (Off coopers beach MC 12.30pm) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 14:00 to 15:30,
1 Black-throated Diver (Relocated Martin's bird off cudmore grove country park it's been in area possible couple of weeks) 1 Shag (Relocated Martin's bird off cudmore grove country park siting on mass post ) 2 Slavonian Grebe (2 seen off coopers beach yesterday. I had them also off park) 2 Raven (Landed in conifers on cliffs at park mobbed by local crows and a magpie .then flew off calling west coopers beach direction. ) 2 Black Brant (1 In field at junction to meeting lane SE. 1 strood channel DU) 1 Merlin (MC had a maydays farm ) 1 Barn Owl (Maydays MC 4.05pm) 50 Fieldfare (Maydays MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island