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Warley

Warley 08:00 to 09:00,
1 Redwing (warley country park) 1 Goldcrest 2 Chaffinch 1 Grey Wagtail [Andrew Stroud]

Rainham Marshes NR RSPB

Rainham Marshes NR RSPB 09:30 to 16:45, Hummingbird Hawkmoth near VC
6 Chiffchaff 1 Blackcap 2 Grey Wagtail 12 Cetti's Warbler (including 3 seen well) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet 1 Goldcrest 4 Snipe 3 Bearded Tit 2 Green Sandpiper 9 Stonechat (+) 4 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel 16 Avocet 1 Ruff 20 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Curlew 1 Kingfisher 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Wigeon 3 Pintail 50 Meadow Pipit (+) [Simon Satchell]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 13:15 to 15:30, Cloudy then sun, tide coming in. First Wall butterfly for the area since 1997!
64 Wigeon 42 Golden Plover 5 Great Crested Grebe 1 Stonechat (female) 1 Water Pipit (flew across Crouch to Brandy Hole) 135 Curlew 115 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Merlin 44 Ringed Plover 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) [Alan Shearring]

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 13:30 to 17:00, Sun & clouds, chilly. Canvey Point.
1 Manx Shearwater 6 Common Scoter (Female quite close on the water. Male & four more females further out in flight.) 1 Buzzard (Crossing from Kent.) 1 Sparrowhawk 6 Grey Plover 1 Great Skua 5 Mediterranean Gull (At least.) 1 Little Gull (Adult, briefly with feeding flock.) 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult.) 4 Common Tern (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 14:00 to 15:30, Sunny Intervals 15C Fading easterly
1 Water Rail (Goldengates) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Goldengates : NE end - Now into 3rd week) [Steve Swinney]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 09:00 to 11:00, Quiet 13C Cloud 8/8 Light easterly increasing to 10mph : Viz 5/5 HT 8am : Highlights and noteworthy sightings
1 Mute Swan (River) 1 Shelduck 32 Shoveler (Fleet) 1 Grey Heron (Flats) 7 Little Grebe (Moat) 4 Little Egret (Moat) 1 Sparrowhawk (Adult Male - Paddocks) 2 Buzzard 1 Raven (South Over River from west of Radar Tower 11am) 1 Yellow-legged Gull 1 Green Sandpiper (Fleet) 4 Green Woodpecker (St Catherines) 2 Jay (St Catherines) 3 Ring-necked Parakeet (ET Village) 10 Blackbird (at least - Paddocks - notable increase - 9 males) 9 Redwing (9-9:30 3, 4, 2 over south) 6 Song Thrush (4 in Paddocks notably increased) 2 Mistle Thrush (St Catherines) 6 Stonechat (4 in SSSI May have also seen Whinchat but could not refind) 1 Meadow Pipit (at least - Continuous trickle of 2's and 3's thoughout) 1 Rock Pipit (Sea Wall) 1 Blackcap (female - Paddocks Hedgrow) 5 Chiffchaff (at least) 1 Greenfinch 41 Lapwing [Steve Swinney]

Beckton

Beckton 09:00 to 13:00, Cloudy SE wind
2 Little Egret 4 Wigeon 2 Pochard 1 Snipe 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Iceland Gull (2nd Winter) 7 Chiffchaff 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Redwing 1 Reed Bunting [Gary A James]

Naze, The

Naze, The 12:00 to 16:00, mild - highlights from seawall
50 Sandwich Tern (+) 300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 1 Wheatear 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Buzzard [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 06:45 to 12:45, south-easterly wind, mild, mainly overcast, ebbing tide
4 Song Thrush 93 Brent Goose (Mainly south) 6 Blackcap 13 Goldcrest 62 Meadow Pipit 8 Chiffchaff 6 Stonechat (2 first thing, 1 undercliff and 1 on the common, and two pairs on Walton Hall Marshes ) 35 Pied Wagtail 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 1 Chinese Muntjac 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Wheatear (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Tilbury

Tilbury 07:00 to 08:00, Overcast, light E wind, falling tide
5 Knot (On foreshore in front of fort, my first record here) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of fort) 17 Teal (On foreshore in front of fort) 1 Mute Swan (Juv on foreshore in front of fort) 12 Brent Goose (Single flock flew up river then out again) [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury 14:00 to 15:00, Overcast, light E wind, rising tide
55 Brent Goose (Up river then out again, two flocks 35 and 20) 5 Common Tern (Up river then out again, single flock) [Paul Larkin]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:00 to 09:30, Cloudy, cool.
1 Kestrel (Male, perched upon a telegraph wire. Eleven meadow pipits in close attendance.) 1 Hobby (Mobbed by Corvid.) 3 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 4 Skylark 11 Meadow Pipit (Guarding kestrel.) 1 Song Thrush 1 Blackcap (Male.) 2 Goldcrest (At least.) 2 Nuthatch (At least.) 2 Linnet [Andrew Cox]