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.

EBwS Headline Bird News

Wednesday 21 Apr
Kelvedon Hatch: 2 Red Kite
TL6907: 1 Ring-necked Parakeet
Laindon: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Red Kite
Great Totham: 1 Red Kite
Point Clear, St Osyth: 2 Egyptian Goose
Tuesday 20 Apr
Abberton Reservoir: 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Black Swan
Kelvedon Hatch: 1 Red Kite
Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford: 2 Egyptian Goose
Stansted Airport Lagoons: 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ring Ouzel
Hutton: 4 Bullfinch
Hanningfield Reservoir: 4 Red-crested Pochard
Borley: 1 Red Kite
Monday 19 Apr
Thorndon CP (North): 2 Egyptian Goose
Great Totham: 2 Red Kite
Wrabness: 2 Bullfinch
Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea: 1 Peregrine Falcon
Naze, The: 4 Cetti's Warbler
Holland Haven: 5 Purple Sandpiper
Mersea Island: 1 Red Kite, 2 Cetti's Warbler
Sunday 18 Apr
Great Totham: 1 Red Kite
Coggeshall: 2 Raven, 6 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Red Kite, 3 Bullfinch
Great Baddow, Chelmsford: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Warley: 1 Raven, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet
Warley Place NR: 1 Red Kite
Great Leighs: 1 Red Kite
Abberton Reservoir: 2 Little Ringed Plover
Beckton: 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Cetti's Warbler
Hanningfield Reservoir: 1 White Wagtail, 3 Red-crested Pochard
Shenfield: 1 Bullfinch
Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge: 5 Cattle Egret, 14 Barnacle Goose
Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT): 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Peregrine Falcon
Mersea Island: 4 Cetti's Warbler
Saturday 17 Apr
Whetmead NR, nr Witham: 1 Red Kite
Naze, The: 1 Fulmar, 7 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Black Brant
Mistley: 2 Black Swan, 1 White Wagtail
Great Totham: 3 Red Kite
Rainham Marshes NR RSPB: 2 Spoonbill, 1 Red Kite, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 20 Cetti's Warbler
Stapleford Tawney: 1 Red Kite
Abberton Reservoir: 2 Little Ringed Plover
Mersea Island: 1 Cetti's Warbler
Friday 16 Apr
Great Totham: 1 Red Kite
Warley: 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 1 Red Kite
Copperas Bay, Stour Estuary: 3 Lesser Redpoll, 1 Red Kite
Mersea Island: 2 Great Northern Diver
Thursday 15 Apr
Warley: 1 Ring Ouzel, 2 Ring-necked Parakeet
Maldon: 1 Hen Harrier
Westley Heights: 1 Peregrine Falcon
Hall Marsh Scrape, Lea Valley: 1 White Stork, 1 Garganey
Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT: 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose
Chigborough Lakes: 2 Cetti's Warbler