Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 24 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 18:30 to 19:00,
1 Garganey (Drake on main lake at Lofts) 1 White Wagtail 3 Yellow Wagtail 10 Pied Wagtail 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Sub-adult) 50 Swallow 50 House Martin 20 Sand Martin [John Buchanan]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 18 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:20 to 10:10, And 12:15 to 12:45. Sunny, warm, light ESE wind.
4 Mute Swan (Pairs on large and small lake.) 2 Egyptian Goose (Flew from large lake.) 15 Shelduck 10 Pochard 26 Tufted Duck 2 Oystercatcher 1 Common Tern 2 Skylark (Singing.) 1 Swallow 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 1 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 6 Blackcap (Singing.) 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) 1 Pied Wagtail 1 Reed Bunting (Female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Monday 15 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 12:15 to 13:15, Sunny. Light ESE wind.
30 Canada Goose (+.) 50 Greylag Goose (+.) 16 Pochard 8 Great Crested Grebe (Four pair.) 1 Buzzard 200 Black-headed Gull (+.) 4 Common Tern 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Jay (Pair.) 1 Skylark (Singing.) 2 Chiffchaff 4 Blackcap 2 Song Thrush 1 Yellow Wagtail 3 Pied Wagtail 1 White Wagtail 6 Linnet 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Saturday 13 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 15:00 to 15:30, Sunny
1 Little Gull (Adult summer) 1 Willow Warbler 2 Common Tern 15 Shelduck [Andrew Allen]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Friday 12 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 07:00 to 07:30,
1 Swallow 1 Sand Martin 1 Reed Bunting 2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Great Crested Grebe (Weed dancing pair) 1 Marsh Harrier [Tony Kennelly]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 11 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 12:05 to 14:00, Sunny, fresh NE wind. Green-veined White, Small Tortoiseshell, Peacock & Comma also seen. With Graham Barber.
1 Great White Egret (Flew out from southern end of Main lake.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Buzzard 1 Little Gull (Very active on Main Lake. (Thanks S.Patient.)) 3 Common Tern (Main Lake.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Male.) 1 Skylark (Singing.) 1 Swallow 2 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 3 Blackcap (Singing.) 2 Reed Bunting (Males.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Friday 05 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:40 to 10:05, And 11:35 to 12:00
1 Kestrel (Male.) 5 Skylark (+.) 2 Chiffchaff 3 Blackcap 1 Whitethroat 2 Song Thrush (One singing.) 11 Pied Wagtail 1 Chaffinch (Singing.) 1 Greenfinch (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 04 Apr

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 12:15 to 13:15, Sightings reported by Graham Barber.
1 Kestrel 40 Sand Martin 7 Swallow 7 House Martin 3 Chiffchaff 4 Blackcap [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 28 Mar

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 11:45 to 13:10, Overcast, mild. With Graham Barber.
4 Mute Swan (Two pair.) 15 Shelduck 10 Pochard (Seven male.) 30 Tufted Duck (circa.) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Three pair.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Buzzard (Driven off by Kestrel.) 1 Snipe 200 Black-headed Gull (+.) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel (Mobbing Buzzard.) 150 Carrion Crow (+. On ploughed field.) 4 Skylark (Two singing.) 2 Chiffchaff 1 Greenfinch 3 Reed Bunting (One male, two female.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge
Thursday 21 Mar

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 12:00 to 13:15, With Graham Barber.
6 Great Crested Grebe (Three pair.) 300 Black-headed Gull (+.) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming.) 1 Skylark (Singing.) 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) 4 Pied Wagtail 1 Greenfinch (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge