Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 20 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 09:30 to 10:15, Overcast, still, 12degs. Very few birds about.
1 Marsh Harrier (2cy male. Emerging from Saltcoats red marsh.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 19 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 11:30 to 12:30, Sunny with a south breeze. Walk along bridle path towards Wellinditch
5 Buzzard 9 Robin 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (flew from hedge to oak tree branch, called once and disappeared forever) 1 Grey Partridge 1 Chiffchaff [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Sunday 18 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 10:30 to 11:00, Mild, overcast and still.
4 Cetti's Warbler (3 around Saltcoats reed marsh and and one I in the orchard area.) 800 Wigeon (At least. Clements Green Creek.) 2 Water Rail (Heard only. One in Saltcoats Reed marsh and one in reed on East Marsh.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers 14:45 to 14:45,
1 Woodlark (flying NE then more E, very vocal ) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 09 Oct

South Woodham Ferrers 03:00 to 03:30, Dark
2 Tawny Owl (Heard only. A female calling persistently. Joined briefly by a male duetting. This all took place in the pinus radiata on my front lawn.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Monday 21 Sep

South Woodham Ferrers 11:00 to 14:00, Hot and sunny with a nice E breeze. Headed N of town and then back through Saltcoats
1 Merlin (F burst from a hedge and headed south over the marshes) 8 Buzzard 2 Chaffinch (heading east the only vis mig) 2 Willow Warbler 1 Garden Warbler 4 Blackcap (including three males in one bush) 6 Chiffchaff (Saltcoats) 3 Cetti's Warbler (including two at Saltcoats) 300 Lapwing 1 Reed Warbler (Saltcoats) 1 Kingfisher (Saltcoats) 16 Little Egret (in Clements Green Creek saltmarsh roost) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (watched for some time in the Spinney, The first I have ever had that was silent!) [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 04 Sep

South Woodham Ferrers 09:45 to 10:45, Walk north of the town. Sunny spells and a W breeze
10 Swallow 12 Robin 1 Goshawk (female initially sparing with a carrion crow and then with a female sparrowhawk) 2 Sparrowhawk 6 Chiffchaff 1 Rough-legged Buzzard (surprised on a ploughed field on a hill, flew up to a tree ) 4 Buzzard (including two juvs together in the fields) 1 Red Kite (associating with the common buzzards) 3 Blackcap 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Garden Warbler 1 Whitethroat [Alan Shearring]

South Woodham Ferrers
Thursday 20 Aug

South Woodham Ferrers 10:00 to 11:30, Warm with some high cloud.
1 Kestrel (Male - Radar Hill) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female - Radar Hill) 3 Buzzard (Two juveniles and one adult - Radar Hill) 1 Red Kite (Radar Hill) 5 Chiffchaff (Heard calling - Radar Hill) 4 Whitethroat (Radar Hill) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Radar Hill) 1 Green Woodpecker (Radar Hill) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Friday 14 Aug

South Woodham Ferrers 16:15 to 16:50, Overcast and warm
1 Sparrowhawk (An adult flew into the trees around the local Junior school calling and was answered by up to four others. I presume that these other calls were from recently fledged juveniles that, from their calls, were scattered around the periphery of the school.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Saturday 11 Apr

South Woodham Ferrers 13:00 to 14:00, Sunny ,warm and clear.
2 Buzzard (Stow marsh) 1 Whitethroat (Singing on the seawall) 3 Blackcap (Saltcoats ) 3 Chiffchaff (Saltcoats ) 4 Corn Bunting (Singing males. ) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Saltcoats ) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers
Sunday 05 Apr

South Woodham Ferrers 02:00 to 03:15, Moon lite.
1 Tawny Owl (A female calling from my garden.) [Robert Pease]

South Woodham Ferrers