The EBwS Bird News provides a summary of sightings for the past 14 days.
  • Headline News highlights interesting birds categorised as locally scarce or where the EBwS requires full notes/descriptions
  • Reports provides the full details of the sightings submitted to this website as well as other records e.g. from the East London Birders Forum
  • Table provides the same information as Reports but in a tabular format
  • Photos highlights the latest photos that have been uploaded to the website

Amber indicates a local or uncommon species, red indicates EBwS requires notes, bold red indicates EBwS requires a description.

Monday 20 Sep
Birchanger:
Osprey
Sunday 19 Sep
Mersea Island:
2 Osprey
Abberton Reservoir:
22 Great White Egret, Garganey, Pectoral Sandpiper, White Stork
Beckton:
Iceland Gull
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
4 Bearded Tit
Saturday 18 Sep
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Abberton Reservoir:
18 Great White Egret, Garganey, Pectoral Sandpiper
Naze, The:
Redstart
Manningtree:
2 Osprey
Friday 17 Sep
Braintree:
3 Crossbill
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT:
Osprey
Mersea Island:
Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Peldon:
Dotterel
Thursday 16 Sep
Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea:
12 Bearded Tit
Stanway GP:
White Stork
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
4 Spoonbill, 14 Cattle Egret, 7 Bearded Tit
Mersea Island:
Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Wednesday 15 Sep
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Bowers Marsh (RSPB):
Black-necked Grebe, Redstart, Bearded Tit
Abberton Reservoir:
2 Wood Sandpiper, 15 Great White Egret, Short-eared Owl
Tuesday 14 Sep
Abberton Reservoir:
Wood Sandpiper, 17 Great White Egret, 2 Garganey
Walton-on-The-Naze:
Great White Egret
Canvey Island, Thames Estuary:
2 Black Tern
Stanway Green:
White Stork
Monday 13 Sep
Abberton Reservoir:
2 Garganey, Pectoral Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper, 7 Great White Egret
Thorndon CP (South):
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Tree Pipit
Bateman's Tower, Brightlingsea:
Osprey
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
Osprey, 2 Bearded Tit
East Tilbury:
2 Raven, 2 Bearded Tit, Tree Pipit
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Sunday 12 Sep
Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB:
2 Quail, 4 Spoonbill, 2 Bearded Tit
Writtle:
White Stork
Walton-on-The-Naze:
2 Tree Pipit, Great White Egret
Stow Marsh:
2 Tree Pipit
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Saturday 11 Sep
Thaxted:
Raven
Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries:
2 Ruddy Shelduck, 3 Spoonbill, Osprey
Abberton Reservoir:
14 Great White Egret, Pectoral Sandpiper
Naze, The:
Redstart
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
Osprey, 2 Raven
Friday 10 Sep
Thorndon CP (South):
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Hanningfield Reservoir:
Osprey, Black Swan
Abberton Reservoir:
4 Great White Egret, 2 Red-crested Pochard
Gunners Park, Shoebury:
Shag
Vange Marsh RSPB:
3 Great White Egret, 2 Spoonbill, 2 Bearded Tit
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge:
Raven
Thursday 09 Sep
Mersea Island:
Osprey
Wrabness:
Black Swan