Date Details Sitename
Monday 02 Dec

Goldhanger 09:45 to 14:00, Bright and clear
1 Rock Pipit (Showing really well on seawall) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female hunting river edge isolated a redshank and stooped 10 / 12 times unsuccessfully. Redshank eventually forced down and ditched in river. Peregrine made a similar number of attempts to take bird from surface but each time redshank dipped under. Eventually peregrine moved off doubt if redshank would get airborne againm) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female hunting over meadows) 2 Stonechat (At least two hunting among cows) 12 Turnstone (Doing what turnstones do on shoreline. ) [Mike Hardwick]

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Monday 27 May

Goldhanger 11:00 to 12:00, Overcast and windy
1 Turtle Dove (In flight near creek) [Martin Iddon]

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Thursday 18 Apr

Goldhanger 12:15 to 12:30, Sunny
1 Cuckoo (Flew over car) [David Pallash]

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Thursday 21 Feb

Goldhanger 12:00 to 16:00, sunny and warm. High tide Peacock butterfly and skylarks were displaying.
1 Buzzard 1 Water Rail (singing from borrowdyke reed bed) 650 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (no rings) 30 Knot 115 Red-breasted Merganser (including one group of 95) 11 Common Scoter 15 Goldeneye 2 Twite (in suaeda below seawall) 4 Pink-footed Goose (flew up river ) 1 Great Northern Diver 1 Red-throated Diver 40 Turnstone 7 Linnet 2 Great Crested Grebe 1 Rock Pipit 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Black Brant (typical male) 1 Snipe 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Pintail 5 Wigeon [Alan Shearring]

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Monday 10 Dec

Goldhanger 10:00 to 13:00, Quite mild slight breeze dull
1 Spoonbill (Flying off estuary towards water treatment works) 1 Marsh Harrier (Young bird hunting Delph ditches) 1 Barn Owl (Presumably just one hunting various meadows near caravan park at least once successfully) 6 Shoveler (Maybe more on treatment works reservoirs) [Mike Hardwick]

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Wednesday 31 Oct

Goldhanger 14:45 to 16:30, Bright. Around 11 degrees.
1 Spoonbill (viewed looking across Goldhanger creek.) 1 Great White Egret (with spoonbill and little egrets) 350 Dunlin 13 Little Egret 8 Red-breasted Merganser 6 Goldeneye 14 Great Crested Grebe 70 Turnstone 15 Knot 2 Black-tailed Godwit 80 Golden Plover 55 Grey Plover 21 Ringed Plover 82 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 11 Curlew 4 Fieldfare (flew over sea wall at 4:30.) 1 Snipe [David Allen]

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Saturday 06 Jan

Goldhanger , 14:15 to 15:15
2 Slavonian Grebe (on Blackwater) [David Bradnum]

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Thursday 21 Sep

Goldhanger , 14:00 to 15:30, Sunny and windy
5 Great Crested Grebe, 22 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Osprey (flew over sea wall and on to Osea Island), 40 Grey Plover, 2 Common Tern, 1 Rock Pipit, 1 Cetti's Warbler [David Allen]

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Sunday 13 Aug

Goldhanger , 10:00 to 13:00, sunny patchy cloud
6 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 3 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 45 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 25 Turnstone (turning stones), 50 Black-headed Gull (mainly feeding over rough field), 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20 Swallow, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler (feeding young), 15 Starling, 4 Goldfinch, 8 Linnet (flying with starling) [Bryn Knight]

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Wednesday 07 Jun

Goldhanger , 15:20 to 15:20, Fine, strong W. wind
1 Red Kite (Single bird, harassed by 2 crows, flew over the village at 15.22) [Jon Hunter]

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