Date Site Details
Saturday 09 Oct Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 08:30 to 17:00, High tide c15:30 - selected highlights
Kingfisher Song Thrush Mistle Thrush 2 Rock Pipit 10 Meadow Pipit (+) 10 Skylark (+) Stonechat (Female) Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Large flock east of Northey Island) Curlew Black-tailed Godwit (Large high tide roost) Bar-tailed Godwit (One individual with Blackwits) Redshank 30 Greenshank (+) Turnstone Dunlin Ringed Plover Lapwing Snipe (One flying west) 10+ Cetti's Warbler (Singing males) 12 Bearded Tit (+ ) Golden Plover Oystercatcher Avocet Buzzard Sparrowhawk Kestrel 2 Greenfinch [David L Smith]

Friday 08 Oct Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 08:30 to 10:00,
c12 Little Grebe 8 Cetti's Warbler (singing) 8 Bearded Tit (in four separate groups) [Paul Gymer]

Monday 21 Jun Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 08:55 to 08:55, Overcast and light rain
1 Turtle Dove (At home feeder (Heybridge adjacent to Elms Farm - not the Gravel Pits) - first ever sighting here. Flew off eastwards) [David Webb]

Tuesday 22 Sep Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 09:30 to 11:00,
10 Cetti's Warbler 8 Little Grebe (on SE pond) 5 Linnet [Paul Gymer]

Monday 21 Sep Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 11:00 to 17:30,
4 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Reed Warbler 8 Cetti's Warbler (+ Heard only ) 4 Bearded Tit (+ Heard only ) 1 Coal Tit [David L Smith]

Monday 20 Jul Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 11:30 to 13:00,
1 Osprey (Seen flying, east west, along the channel between Northy Island and Maldon. It was view from just south of the canal lock, with binoculars. The Osprey was regularly mobbed. Identified from flight action and profile. ) [Robert Pease]

Monday 25 May Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 07:30 to 08:00, Search for nesting larger gulls. In past were on roof of Recycling Centre, this year on smaller rooves to west of The Causeway
17 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Colony is mixed but LBB predominates. At least 17 prs vs at least 6 prs of Herring Gull) 6 Herring Gull [John Buchanan]

Thursday 06 Feb Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 11:00 to 15:30, Falling tide, mainly sunny
14 Bearded Tit 4 Cetti's Warbler (+ calling, one seen) 3 Buzzard 2 Kestrel [David L Smith]

Tuesday 07 Jan Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 09:45 to 12:00, Sunny periods with fresh SSW wind, mild. HT 9.38a.m.
1 Water Rail (calling in reedbed) 1 Cetti's Warbler (1 or 2 heard calling (but not singing) ) 2 Stonechat (pair near W end) 10 Bearded Tit (party of at least 10 feeding in main reedbed not far from path below seawall near W end, silent most of the time.) 1 Marsh Harrier (female hunting over reedbed close in, 11.45a.m.) [George Brown]

Wednesday 01 Jan Heybridge GP

Heybridge GP 14:45 to 15:45, Gloomy
500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 200 Dunlin 2 Grey Plover 4 Black-tailed Godwit 25 Greylag Goose 20 Avocet 2 Ringed Plover 2 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only) 3 Little Grebe 3 Little Egret 20 Canada Goose [Andrew Allen]