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TL7006 17:30 to 17:45, no rain after heavy showers
6 Swift (Birds low over Central Park, Chelmsford as the storm clouds cleared briefly) 3 House Martin [Andrew Stroud]


Frinton-on-Sea 06:00 to 19:00, SW1-6, rain setting in during pm. Selected totals, movement to south unless stated
2 Black-tailed Godwit (a scarce seawatch record) 21 Redshank (a good day total) 2 Arctic Skua (offshore @ 0600 then north, my first autumn birds) 1 Fulmar (north) 1 Black Tern (@ 1354) 1 Kittiwake (north) 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Tree Pipit (@ 0707) 1 Grey Wagtail 4 Wheatear 131 Swift [Paul Brayshaw]

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge

Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge 09:30 to 11:45, Cloudy turning to rain. All sightings from walk to 1st hide, all waders on Scrape
8 Skylark (+ In second field) 40 Starling (+ mobile ) 1 Green Sandpiper 5 Common Sandpiper 1 Wood Sandpiper 2 Snipe 5 Pied Wagtail 6 Teal 8 Tufted Duck (Female and large ducklings) 1 Greenfinch (Car park area) 1 Goldfinch (On feeders at car park) 1 Robin (Near feeders at car park) 12 Curlew (+ Overhead dropping into field to far left of hide) [Paul Fletcher]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 07:15 to 08:00, Dry, warm and overcast
4 Common Sandpiper (At least) 2 Greenshank (On West shore) 1 Snipe (On West shore) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Female type & juv on South shore) [Brian Bolton]


Rayne 06:45 to 06:45, Clear sunny
1 Tree Pipit (One flew over village calling three times) [Andrew Goodey]