Date Site Details
Wednesday 16 Jun Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 13:30 to 17:15, via River Walk
2 Buzzard (+) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males) 20 Whitethroat (+ including fledglings) 2 Song Thrush 7 Swift (Over town centre ) 1 Red Kite (Over River Walk) 1 Harris's Hawk (Male - still looking very healthy, after about 9 years of 'freedom') 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing male - first on site this year) [David L Smith]

Monday 07 Jun Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 20:15 to 21:15,
2 Lesser Whitethroat 12 Whitethroat 4 Blackcap (Slow worm, turtle in River Brain) [Philip Chalk]

Tuesday 18 May Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 10:45 to 15:00, via River Walk
2 Little Egret 2 Kingfisher 2 Cuckoo 2 Garden Warbler (+ singing males ) 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing male) 1 Harris's Hawk 2 Mistle Thrush 7 Swift (Over town centre) [David L Smith]

Wednesday 12 May Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 12:00 to 16:30, via River Walk
4 Buzzard (+) 1 Kestrel 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing male) 1 Garden Warbler (Singing male) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing male) 6 Treecreeper (Including 4 fledglings) 6 Mistle Thrush (Including 4 fledglings) 2 Swift 1 Reed Bunting (Singing male) 1 Kingfisher (And others heard) 1 Harris's Hawk 1 Cuckoo (Singing male) [David L Smith]

Friday 07 May Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 10:00 to 19:00, via River Walk
8 Buzzard (+) 2 Sparrowhawk (+) 4 Kestrel 2 Treecreeper (In different locations) 1 Cuckoo (Heard only) 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Garden Warbler (Heard only) 1 Sedge Warbler (New for site?) 3 Red Kite (Possibly 4 ) 3 Kingfisher (2 flying and at least one other heard in different locations) 1 Egyptian Goose 10 Swift (+ Mostly heading NW in 2 & 3s) [David L Smith]

Saturday 17 Apr Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:15 to 10:00, sunny, light breeze
1 Red Kite (Over Blue Mills direction) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Monday 29 Mar Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:00 to 16:30, via River Walk
8 Buzzard (+) 3 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk (Female) 1 Grey Wagtail 3 Blackcap (+ singing males) 1 Mistle Thrush 4 Goldcrest (+) 1 Treecreeper (Heard only) 6 Chiffchaff (+ singing ) 1 Harris's Hawk 3 Red Kite (At least 3 different birds) 1 Kingfisher 1 Swallow (Flying SE to NW) [David L Smith]

Wednesday 24 Mar Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:30 to 11:00, Sunny, 10 degrees
1 Red Kite (3 sightings within half an hour, probably same bird coming and going, as usual) 4 Chiffchaff (Singing males) 1 Long-tailed Tit (Several pairs nest prospecting in brambles) 4 Buzzard (Common in numbers at present time) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Harris's Hawk (Local celebrity, being mobbed by gulls and fighting back) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Sunday 14 Feb Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:30 to 12:00, Cold wind, 3 degrees
1 Red Kite (Sighted over the golf club, usual place) [Paul Shuttleworth]

Friday 05 Feb Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 11:00 to 13:00, sunny, light breeze, blue sky
2 Mistle Thrush (singing) 1 Kestrel 5 Long-tailed Tit 1 Egyptian Goose (Fly over) 3 Buzzard (on thermals plus other single birds) 1 Red Kite 2 Goldcrest [Paul Shuttleworth]