Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 11 May

Mersea Island 11:00 to 16:00,
1 Black Brant (Cobmarsh Island SE) 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Cobmarsh Island SE) 70 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Cobmarsh Island SE) 1 Wheatear (Youth camp DU) 1 Cuckoo (Boating lake DU) 1 Whimbrel (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 4 House Martin (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 1 Reed Warbler (Boating lake youth camp DU ) 1 Corn Bunting (Singing cross lane DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Monday 10 May

Mersea Island 00:00 to 00:00,
30 Sand Martin (Plus off cudmore grove MC) 1 Greenshank (Cudmore grove MC) 4 Cuckoo (2Cudmore grove MC ,2 strood channel DU ) 1 Green Hairstreak (Strood channel DU ) 1 Sedge Warbler (Strood channel DU) 3 Reed Warbler (Strood channel DU ) 5 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU) 3 Lapwing (Chicks on park grazing field MC) 2 Egyptian Goose (A pr golf house flooded geese field MC) 12 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Strood (DU)) 3 Painted Lady (2 strood DU, 1 Cudmore grove MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Sunday 09 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
1 Spotted Flycatcher (Side of firs chase caravan park AF) 3 Wheatear (1 golf house SE, 2 strood hill AF) 1 Greenshank (Cudmore grazing field SE) 1 Common Gull (Cudmore grazing field SE (tatty)) 20 Sand Martin (Plus off cudmore grove SE) 1 Whitethroat (8+ cudmore grove SE.) 29 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (2 cudmore grove SE , 27 Pye fleet DU ) 1 Willow Warbler (Behind dabchicks sailing club DU) 5 Cuckoo (1 the lane DU,2 maydays SE, 1 langenhoe SE,1 strood AF) 4 Avocet (2prs maydays MC ) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Strood channel AF ) 7 Reed Warbler (7 strood AF,) 2 Yellowhammer (A pr maydays SE ) 2 Egyptian Goose (A pr golf house pools SE ) 2 Canada Goose (A pr Cudmore grazing field SE) 12 Dunlin (Off pye fleet DU ) 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull (2prs maydays SE) 28 Whimbrel (Pye fleet DU ) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Golf house SE) 2 Teal (Golf house flooded fields DU SE) 8 Common Tern (Pye fleet DU ) 5 Painted Lady (1 Strood MT , 4 maydays SE ) 1 Common Sandpiper (Maydays MC ) 2 Pochard (Oyster fishery DU ) 8 Grey Plover (Pye fleet DU ) 3 Gadwall (Bower hall marshes F/O DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Saturday 08 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
5 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel DU) 3 Cuckoo (Strood channel DU ) 3 Reed Warbler (Strood channel DU) 6 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU) 40 Dunlin (Strood channel ) 10 Grey Plover (Strood channel ) 2 Mediterranean Gull (A pr Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Friday 07 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:30,
1 Wheatear (coopers beach DU) 1 Cuckoo (Coopers beach DU) 2 Whimbrel (Coopers beach DU) 2 Common Tern (Coopers beach DU) 2 Egyptian Goose (A pr golf house flooded fields MT) 4 Sanderling (1 full summer 3 in change SE off cudmore grove SE) 9 Turnstone (Off cudmore grove SE) 55 Oystercatcher (Off cudmore grove SE) 45 Dunlin (+ in summer off cudmore SE) 25 Ringed Plover (Plus off cudmore grove steps to point SE) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Thursday 06 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Willow Warbler (New in feldy view cemetery SE ) 3 Cuckoo (1 copt hall way ,2 strood channel SE) 1 Great White Egret (F/o firs chase caravan park SE) 1 Black Brant (Cobmarsh Island DU ) 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Cobmarsh Island DU ) 120 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Cobmarsh Island DU ) 12 Whimbrel (1 strood channel SE 11 F/o firs chase garden DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Wednesday 05 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 19:00,
10 House Martin (Plus maydays SE) 100 Swallow (Plus cudmore grove SE) 1 Green Sandpiper (Maydays SE) 1 Common Sandpiper (Maydays SE) 1 Greenshank (Maydays SE ) 2 Meadow Pipit (Maydays SE ) 1 Cuckoo (Maydays ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Maydays) 2 Canada Goose (F/o maydays SE ) 2 Greylag Goose (F/o maydays SE ) 3 Reed Bunting (Males maydays SE ) 22 Whimbrel (7 maydays SE. 15 strood channel DU ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Strood channel DU ) 2 Hobby (Strood channel DU ) 125 Dunlin (100 strood channel DU, 25 cudmore grove SE) 12 Swift (Strood channel DU ) 2 Common Tern (Strood channel DU ) 1 Fieldfare (Golf house flooded fields MC) 6 Sedge Warbler (1 strood channel DU, 5 cudmore grove MC) 6 Reed Warbler (3 strood channel DU, 3 cudmore grove MC) 2 Avocet (A pr golf house flooded saltings MC) 10 Sand Martin (Cudmore grove MC) 30 Ringed Plover (Plus off cudmore grove SE) 1 Woodcock (Flushed from orchard on dairy lane AF) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Tuesday 04 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Strood channel DU
1 Wheatear (SW corner Strood channel ) 3 Swift (Strood channel DU ) 2 Hobby (Over firs chase caravan site ) 2 House Martin (Feldy view DU ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel DU) 1 Reed Warbler (Strood channel DU) 4 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Monday 03 May

Mersea Island 10:00 to 10:40,
1 Spotted Flycatcher (Gyants marsh. Footpath shop lane to meeting lane very mobile found by Martin cock ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Cuckoo (Strood channel DU) 1 Sedge Warbler (Strood channel DU ) 3 Reed Warbler (Strood channel DU) 2 Avocet (Strood channel DU) 1 Knot (Strood channel (poor condition)DU) 10 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU) 4 Grey Plover (Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island
Sunday 02 May

Mersea Island 09:00 to 18:00,
2 Swift (Empress drive SE ) 3 Lesser Whitethroat (1 meeting lane SE, 1 maydays MC , 1 strood Reservoir SE) 7 Whitethroat (4 strood AF, 1 meeting lane ,1 shop lane SE) 6 Common Tern (2 strood channel AF, 4 pye fleet DU ) 5 Cuckoo (1 strood hill layby SE, 1 strood channel AF, 3 maydays/Reeves hall DU ) 6 Buzzard (Strood channel AF ) 4 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel AF ,2 Bowers farm DU ) 24 Whimbrel (6 Plus strood channel AF ,3 strood DU ,15 pye fleet DU ) 4 Blackcap (2 female, feldy view cemetery JB, 2 Male strood fishing Reservoir SE, ) 2 Mute Swan (A pr strood fishing Reservoir SE) 3 Reed Warbler (Maydays DU) 7 Sedge Warbler (4 Maydays DU, 1 golf house dyke, 1 strood, 1 golf house sluice DU) 2 Corn Bunting (Maydays DU) 14 Grey Plover (Pye fleet DU ) 1 Garden Warbler (10mins only from strood layby looking into fishing Reservoir SE DU) 4 Avocet (2prs breeding golf house pools DU) 1 Greenshank (Golf house pools DU) 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Pye fleet DU ) 4 Greylag Goose (2pr with chicks DU) 4 Mediterranean Gull (2prs over Mersea Ave IB) 2 Meadow Pipit (Maydays DU ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Large over west Mersea IB) [Stephen Entwistle]

Mersea Island