Date Site Details
Friday 26 Nov South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 09:15 to 09:15, Cold, rain and windy
30 Blackbird (A single flock flew in from the east and crash landed into the Nature Reserve behind my house, during bad weather.. An hour later they were very vocal in the trees and bushes obviously migrants.) [Alan Shearring]

Friday 22 Oct South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 12:00 to 12:30, A little overcast, bright with light breeze from SW. Two hours before high tide Clements Green Creek was half filled.
Cattle Egret (This bird flew over the creek in the direction of Marsh Farm.) Little Egret (A bird with an orange colour ring with black letter on left tibia and a yellow colour ring on the right tibia. I was unable the read the letters inscription.) Kingfisher (Clements Green Creek. A bird in flight. Gender was not determined.) [Robert Pease]

Sunday 03 Oct South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 09:30 to 10:45, Overcast, cool and still air.
5 Swallow (At least over Saltcoats ponds.) 20 House Martin (At least over Saltcoats ponds.) 4 Sand Martin (At least over Saltcoats ponds.) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Heard calling around Saltcoats marsh.) 2 Chiffchaff (Community orchard.) 23 Corn Bunting (Flock flying into Saltcoats marsh.) [Robert Pease]

Monday 20 Sep South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 09:15 to 13:00, North wind. Walk around patch north then through Saltcoats and Marsh Farm home.
26 Robin 9 Chiffchaff (one singing) Blackcap Goldcrest (in tit flock) 2 Buzzard (resident birds) Yellowhammer (first for this site since 2014) 6 Cetti's Warbler (in various locations) 400 Lapwing (heading inland) 2 Yellow Wagtail Reed Warbler (Saltcoats) Snipe 2 Water Rail (Saltcoats) Spotted Redshank (Clements Green Creek) [Alan Shearring]

Monday 30 Aug South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 15:15 to 15:20,
Redstart (Juv calling then briefly seen in a back garden ) [Alan Shearring]

Wednesday 07 Jul South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 11:35 to 11:36,
1 Red Kite (Flying over the main road near Sainsburys) [Dawn James]

Monday 14 Jun South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 19:00 to 20:00, Over cast and warm
4 Cetti's Warbler (3 singing adults and a fledged chick. Saltcoats marsh.) 1 Cuckoo (A males working Saltcoats marsh.) [Robert Pease]

Monday 24 May South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 11:45 to 12:30, Sunny with heavy rain showers. Hullbridge Fields near the river
1 Corncrake (calling occasionally from the middle of a tall damp hay meadow) [Alan Shearring]

Thursday 06 May South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 11:00 to 11:00, Sunny South west corner
1 Whimbrel 1 Cuckoo 1 Nightingale (in full song) 2 Cetti's Warbler 3 Lesser Whitethroat 6 Blackcap 1 Sedge Warbler 4 Chiffchaff 3 Whitethroat 1 Grasshopper Warbler (reeling from reedbed) [Alan Shearring]

Friday 16 Apr South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers 09:00 to 09:00, Clear, bright and cold.
2 Mediterranean Gull (Two adult over my house calling and heading NW.) [Robert Pease]