Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 11 May

Writtle 09:45 to 10:30,
1 Reed Warbler (Singing from unusual habitat, above Titchmarsh Reservoir. Viewed briefly as well. Possible site record?) 1 Yellowhammer (heard at the college.) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing at the college.) 1 Kestrel 1 Buzzard [Oliver Cottis]

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Monday 10 May

Writtle 05:45 to 07:00,
1 Kingfisher (on the river) 1 Willow Warbler 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Cuckoo (calling in the distance) 1 Little Grebe (titchmarsh reservoire) 1 Grey Heron (titchmarsh reservoire) [Oliver Cottis]

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Sunday 09 May

Writtle 09:30 to 12:30, Warm but breezy. Only certain species recorded. Several Orange-tips on the wing.
1 Common Sandpiper (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Greylag Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 5 Swift (+) 2 Willow Warbler (Heard only) 2 Yellowhammer 4 Lesser Whitethroat (Heard Only) 2 Moorhen (1 youngster.) 1 Kingfisher (River Can.) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 19:30 to 19:50, Broken cloud
1 Cuckoo (Heard calling along the River Wid nr. Skeggs. Farm.) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 07:30 to 20:15,
2 Common Sandpiper (Titschmarsh reservoir) 1 Cuckoo (flew past Titschmarsh reservoir calling) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Titschmarsh res) 1 Great Crested Grebe 4 Tufted Duck 3 Greylag Goose 2 Mute Swan 3 Coot 7 Mallard 2 Whitethroat 1 Blackcap [Oliver Cottis]

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Saturday 08 May

Writtle 05:30 to 07:15,
1 Willow Warbler (singing) 2 Yellowhammer (pair feeding in a field) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (singing males) 2 Little Egret 3 Stock Dove (2 in a field, one in an oak) 7 Whitethroat 5 Linnet 9 Blackcap 3 Song Thrush 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Collared Dove 1 Jackdaw 1 Pied Wagtail 1 Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon 9 Blackbird 7 Robin 1 Greenfinch 5 Chiffchaff 2 Mallard 5 Dunnock 7 Blue Tit 4 Great Tit 16 Starling 2 Chaffinch 5 Wren [Oliver Cottis]

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Thursday 06 May

Writtle 16:00 to 18:00,
1 Willow Warbler (singing) 2 Yellowhammer (pair) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (singing males) 8 Whitethroat (2 pairs and 4 more singing males) 1 Blackcap (male) 1 Chiffchaff (singing) 1 Little Egret 1 Kestrel 20 Linnet (roughly) 2 Stock Dove 2 Greenfinch 1 Chaffinch 1 Song Thrush (singing) 2 Green Woodpecker (one was at the college) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Goldcrest (singing at the college) [Oliver Cottis]

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Saturday 01 May

Writtle 16:00 to 16:15,
1 Yellow Wagtail 10 House Martin 20 Swallow (flock of hirundines low over the college gravel pit) 10 Herring Gull (including regular leucistic bird) 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Greenfinch (all birds Writtle college) [Andrew Stroud]

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Wednesday 28 Apr

Writtle 15:30 to 17:00, Overcast with a chilly wind blowing. Only certain species recorded.
2 Common Tern (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 3 Greylag Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 2 Great Crested Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 30 Swallow (+) 2 Sand Martin 4 House Martin 1 Kestrel (Male) 2 Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Yellow Wagtail (Titchmarsh Reservoir.) [Andrew Allen]

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Saturday 24 Apr

Writtle 09:00 to 12:00, Bright with a breeze. Selected avian highlights
1 Lesser Whitethroat (Male in old Anglian Water compound along Lawford Lane. First of 2021. Same date and place as the first one last year.) 1 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Buzzard 5 Whitethroat (+, Noticeable increase.) 1 Willow Warbler 2 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 9 Greylag Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Egret (River Wid) [Andrew Allen]

Writtle 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Bullfinch (stunning male at the university) 1 Song Thrush 1 Mistle Thrush 2 Whitethroat 3 Yellowhammer 4 Tufted Duck 1 Mute Swan 25 House Martin (at-least) [Oliver Cottis]

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Sunday 18 Apr

Writtle 16:00 to 17:30, Clear blue skies. Only certain species recorded. Fox also seen.
2 Mute Swan (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Willow Warbler 14 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Buzzard 5 Canada Goose (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Little Grebe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) [Andrew Allen]

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Monday 12 Apr

Writtle 17:15 to 19:30, Sunny spells and cool. Only certain species recorded.
1 Black Redstart (Female. Found by Daryl Rhymes at 16.50 around the barns at Sturgeons Farm. Still present at 18.40 when I left.) 3 Snipe (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Titchmarsh Reservoir) 10 Tufted Duck (Titchmarsh Reservoir) [Andrew Allen]

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