Date Site Details
Friday 22 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 15:00, W4-6 2-4/8 wind freshening rapidly in the morning
11 Pink-footed Goose (N/in 0920-0923) 1164 Wood Pigeon (in 14 groups. First few groups headed north before u-turning. Some birds headed out to sea a long way before aborting and arriving at height (could easily have been considered arrivals)) 2 Woodcock (singles in off) 2 Sparrowhawk (singles in off) Buzzard (in off) Short-eared Owl Peregrine Falcon (imm male) Ring Ouzel 141 Meadow Pipit 87 Chaffinch 19 Brambling 232 Linnet 1308 Goldfinch (103 groups) 66 Siskin 20 Redpoll sp. [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 21 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 17:00, NW6 0-8/8 occ showers
507 Goldfinch 67 Meadow Pipit 53 Siskin 17 Guillemot (north) Hen Harrier (ringtail south out to sea) Lapland Bunting (@ 0809) 9 Redpoll sp. 4 Greylag Goose (watched in from the horizon to the SE) Ring Ouzel (male in off) Little Gull Short-eared Owl Woodcock (in off) Fulmar 57 Linnet [Paul Brayshaw]

Sunday 17 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 09:53 to 10:53, Clear, brisk wind from SSW.
55 Wigeon (flew south between 10.12 and 10.16) Gannet (Flew south, 10.20) Lesser Black-backed Gull [Simon Banks]

Saturday 16 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 16:30, S1-2 later sw3 8/8
439 Wigeon 32 Red-throated Diver (29s 3n) 181 Starling 1095 Goldfinch (In 73 flocks. Passage stopped my 1215) 87 Siskin 282 Chaffinch 36 Skylark 35 Brambling 3 Red-breasted Merganser 74 Meadow Pipit 146 Linnet 2 Arctic Skua 54 Gannet (46n 8s) 2 Guillemot 6 Sandwich Tern (2n 4s) 3 Redpoll sp. 2 Sparrowhawk (Singles in off) 24 Reed Bunting 5 Grey Wagtail 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (High flying singles) 27 Jay Black-throated Diver [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 14 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, W1-NW3 8-0/8
41 Blackbird 325 Goldfinch 6 Redpoll sp. 9 Jay Brambling [Paul Brayshaw]

Wednesday 13 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 15:00, NW1-2 2/8 cloud clearing
872 Goldfinch 331 Wood Pigeon (flocks coming in from W-NW, circling and then heading N) 50 Chaffinch 25 Brambling 32 Siskin 143 Redwing 29 Redpoll sp. Razorbill (close offshore drifting north) 16 Jay 7 Tree Sparrow 5 Swallow 5 Rock Pipit 3 Guillemot (North) [Paul Brayshaw]

Tuesday 12 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, N2-4 initially 0/8 then weather front 8/8
454 Goldfinch 21 Siskin 720 Redwing (in off and west) 123 Chaffinch (in off and west) Arctic Skua 48 Song Thrush (in off and west) 44 Blackbird (in off and west) 18 Fieldfare (in off and west) Great Skua 34 Brambling (in off and west) [Paul Brayshaw]

Friday 08 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 15:15, Sw1 low cloud and drizzle am slowly clearing
40 Robin 39 Song Thrush 53 Blackbird 16 Redwing 193 Common Scoter (170s 23n) 4 Brambling 14 Chiffchaff 4 Red-breasted Merganser 613 Wigeon (602s 11n) 20 Lapwing 1710 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (1703s 7n) 174 Teal 12 Pintail 21 Tufted Duck 4 Little Gull (4n) 3 Arctic Tern (Juvs) 11 Mediterranean Gull 7 Red-throated Diver (7n) [Paul Brayshaw]

Thursday 07 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 17:30, Sw2 8/8 good vis
585 Meadow Pipit 228 Cormorant (211s 17n) 324 Linnet 866 Goldfinch 42 Siskin 45 Skylark 14 Red-throated Diver (9n 5s) 39 Chaffinch 5 Rock Pipit Yellow Wagtail 17 Brambling 276 Knot 38 Reed Bunting 2 Tree Sparrow Short-eared Owl 2 Scaup 2 Sparrowhawk (In off) Arctic Skua [Paul Brayshaw]

Wednesday 06 Oct Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 15:15, W-NW-N3-6 8/8
870 Wigeon (865s 5n) 138 Meadow Pipit 331 Teal (329s2n) 10 Red-throated Diver (1n 9s) 34 Gannet (14n 20s) 7 Tree Sparrow 169 Common Scoter (164s 5n) 3 Sand Martin Hen Harrier (Ringtail south close inshore then seen over holland haven scrape ) Great Skua 33 Sandwich Tern 6 Little Gull (5s 1n) 3 Arctic Skua 17 Mediterranean Gull 3 Grey Heron 13 Spoonbill (@1200. Seen earlier passing bawdsey and then Holland haven) Hobby Short-eared Owl 5 Guillemot 117 Dunlin [Paul Brayshaw]