Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 25 Nov

South Woodham Ferrers 13:30 to 14:30, Overcast
10 Cattle Egret (From farm gate on Hogwell Chase look west towards SWF) [Dawn James]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 14 Nov

South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 10:30, Drizzle
1 Lesser Redpoll (flying about Washlands LNR calling) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 09 Nov

South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 12:00, Mild, low tide. Walk from Hullbridge Ferry to Woodham Fen
9 Turnstone 25 Little Egret 2 Great White Egret (actively feeding on small fish, one later flew up Fen Creek to opposite my house) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (a 3cy only) 1 Rock Pipit 1 Wigeon (male) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Hullbridge Fields borrow dyke) 1 Buzzard 400 Wood Pigeon (on arable field) 2 Stonechat (pair Woodham Fen) 9 Gadwall (on sewage lagoon) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 30 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 09:45 to 12:00, Fresh SW wind. Walk via bridle and footpaths to Hawes Wood, all very quite.
5 Buzzard 1 Raven (interacting with a common buzzard, I think it was one of the resident birds ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (small male hunting the open fields) 1 Treecreeper (calling in Hawes Wood) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Tuesday 20 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 09:30 to 10:15, Overcast, still, 12degs. Very few birds about.
1 Marsh Harrier (2cy male. Emerging from Saltcoats red marsh.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 19 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 11:30 to 12:30, Sunny with a south breeze. Walk along bridle path towards Wellinditch
5 Buzzard 9 Robin 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (flew from hedge to oak tree branch, called once and disappeared forever) 1 Grey Partridge 1 Chiffchaff [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Sunday 18 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 11:00, Mild, overcast and still.
4 Cetti's Warbler (3 around Saltcoats reed marsh and and one I in the orchard area.) 800 Wigeon (At least. Clements Green Creek.) 2 Water Rail (Heard only. One in Saltcoats Reed marsh and one in reed on East Marsh.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers 14:45 to 14:45,
1 Woodlark (flying NE then more E, very vocal ) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 09 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 03:00 to 03:30, Dark
2 Tawny Owl (Heard only. A female calling persistently. Joined briefly by a male duetting. This all took place in the pinus radiata on my front lawn.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 21 Sep

South Woodham Ferrers 11:00 to 14:00, Hot and sunny with a nice E breeze. Headed N of town and then back through Saltcoats
1 Merlin (F burst from a hedge and headed south over the marshes) 8 Buzzard 2 Chaffinch (heading east the only vis mig) 2 Willow Warbler 1 Garden Warbler 4 Blackcap (including three males in one bush) 6 Chiffchaff (Saltcoats) 3 Cetti's Warbler (including two at Saltcoats) 300 Lapwing 1 Reed Warbler (Saltcoats) 1 Kingfisher (Saltcoats) 16 Little Egret (in Clements Green Creek saltmarsh roost) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (watched for some time in the Spinney, The first I have ever had that was silent!) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 04 Sep

South Woodham Ferrers 09:45 to 10:45, Walk north of the town. Sunny spells and a W breeze
10 Swallow 12 Robin 1 Goshawk (female initially sparing with a carrion crow and then with a female sparrowhawk) 2 Sparrowhawk 6 Chiffchaff 1 Rough-legged Buzzard (surprised on a ploughed field on a hill, flew up to a tree ) 4 Buzzard (including two juvs together in the fields) 1 Red Kite (associating with the common buzzards) 3 Blackcap 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Garden Warbler 1 Whitethroat [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers