Sitename Details
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 13:30 to 17:30,
10 Pintail 15 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Grey Plover 3 Curlew 2 Ringed Plover 3 Great Black-backed Gull 11 Shelduck 40 Knot (roughly (All above in Salcott Channel)) 1 Peregrine Falcon (above the car park, juvenile plumage) 4 Kestrel 4 Marsh Harrier 250 Brent Goose (roughly) 6 Reed Bunting 4 Cetti's Warbler (all heard only) 2 Egyptian Goose 2 Stonechat 7 Shoveler 6 Grey Heron 1 Little Grebe 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Barn Owl 10 Little Egret [Oliver Cottis]

Bedfords Park EWT, Havering-atte-Bower

Bedfords Park EWT, Havering-atte-Bower 16:00 to 16:00,
26 Ring-necked Parakeet (going to roost....possibly more....view partially obstructed) [Martin Henry]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:00 to 11:45, Sunny with heavy showers, S wind
36 Ring-necked Parakeet (Single flock flying over south, presumably from a roost site) 90 Tufted Duck (16 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Pochard (Seven on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Golden Gates, first of the autumn) 13 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 29 Shoveler (25 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 102 Teal (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, four Golden Gates, the rest Mucking Bay) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 46 Gadwall (Initially four then flock of 42 flew in from the W to Golden Gates) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 2 Stonechat (A pair on the tip) 7 Corn Bunting (On the approach road to the VC) 1 Spoonbill (Juv in the managed retreat) 66 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 11 Turnstone (Mucking Bay) 231 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 62 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 172 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 3 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 2 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 154 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 129 Great Black-backed Gull (Mucking Bay) 11 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) [Paul Larkin]

Copford

Copford 19:15 to 19:15,
1 Barn Owl [Steve Grimwade]

TL9607

TL9607 06:30 to 18:30, Topsail Charters/Swallow Birding Thames Barge Trip (selected highlights) + both Common and Grey Seals
2 Peregrine Falcon (1 on Bradwell Power Station and one near Tollesbury Wick) 6 Greenshank (Heybridge GP’s) 1 Kingfisher 1 Great White Egret (On Northey Island am and then presumably same bird flew north out of Maylandsea Creek at dusk) 6 Marsh Harrier (2 Colne Estuary, 2 Colne Point and 2 Blackwater Estuary) 3000 Golden Plover (St. Lawrence Bay) 700 Knot 3 Rock Pipit (Flew south over Blackwater Estuary) 7 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Buzzard 4 Kestrel 200 Avocet (150 Heybridge and 50 Pyefleet Channel) [Steve Grimwade]

Stambourne, near Steeple Bumpstead

Stambourne, near Steeple Bumpstead 11:00 to 11:30,
4 Greenfinch (1 Leucistic , been using feeder for 3/4 weeks ) [Ian Tarbin]

Vange Marsh RSPB

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 15:45, Sun & clouds.
1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv.) 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Saline lagoon.) 3 Green Sandpiper (Saline lagoon.) 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Stonechat (Pair.) 1 Bearded Tit (At least.) 1 Reed Bunting 3 Swallow (Past sluice area.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:00 to 13:45, Sun & clouds. Showery.
2 Little Grebe 70 Teal (At least. Marina.) 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Active around marina & on pylons. It or another seen to perch on pylon from scrape hide.) 16 Black-tailed Godwit (Marina.) 1 Kingfisher (Marina. Perched on boat.) 1 Grey Wagtail (Roof of old toilet block.) [Andrew Cox]

Whetmead NR, nr Witham

Whetmead NR, nr Witham 09:30 to 11:00, sunny, breezy
1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only and very mobile. Has been seen and photographed on reserve recently) 13 Swallow (1 group of 5 followed shortly by 8, heading south east) 1 Kestrel [Paul Shuttleworth]

Braintree

Braintree 10:45 to 10:47, Warm and windy
1 Buzzard (Over Hoppit Mead local nature reserve) [Martin Iddon]

Braintree 09:00 to 13:00, Bright warm and windy
1 Buzzard (Over Hoppits Mead nature reserve) [Martin Iddon]