Sitename Details
High Ongar

High Ongar 09:00 to 09:15, Good
4 Ring-necked Parakeet (Feeding on Berries in Garden) [Neil Warner]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 07:00 to 16:00, W-NW3-4 Early watch then glances to sea. Movement to south unless stated
110 Siskin 143 Goldfinch 1 Swallow 76 Redpoll sp. 1 Great Skua 1 Great Northern Diver [Paul Brayshaw]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:15 to 13:00, Cloudy, occasional showers, NW wind, rising tide
121 Grey Plover 7 Ringed Plover 2721 Dunlin 56 Curlew 11 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Low up river) 1 Marsh Harrier (Immature male) 1 Gannet (Juvs high up river) 9 Little Grebe 47 Knot 1 Sparrowhawk (Male) 2 Little Egret 19 Redshank 267 Avocet 4 Tufted Duck 330 Black-tailed Godwit 8 Turnstone 1 Rock Pipit 64 Shelduck 1 Grey Wagtail 3 Stonechat (Pair and a fem) 1 Water Rail [Paul Larkin]

Thaxted

Thaxted 15:30 to 15:45,
15 Red Kite (There was approx 15 + at lt bardfield) [Chris Turner]

Great Holland Pits NR

Great Holland Pits NR 10:00 to 12:00,
8 Blackbird (+) 10 Redwing (+) 2 Goldcrest (+) 20 Goldfinch (+) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (+) 1 Chiffchaff 10 Lesser Redpoll (c) 1 Mealy Redpoll (with lessers - markedly paler bird) 20 Long-tailed Tit (+) 1 Green Woodpecker (+) 1 Jay (+) 1 Buzzard 2 Bullfinch (+) 1 Blackcap (male) 1 Kestrel (male) [Liz Huxley]

Bradfield

Bradfield 10:50 to 11:00, Clear. cool, quite windy
1 Mistle Thrush (Alarm-calling on edge of village towards Mistley) [Simon Banks]

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers

Marsh Farm, South Woodham Ferrers 14:15 to 15:45, Cold NW wind and sunny. Very high tide nearly all the wader roost under water. Peacock butterfly
42 Grey Plover 6 Siskin (on Washlands in the morning, flew off west. ) 550 Lapwing 1 Water Rail (Saltcoats reedbed) 600 Dunlin 2 Snipe 170 Black-tailed Godwit 650 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 70 Curlew 1 Spotted Redshank 100 Ringed Plover 1 Cetti's Warbler (pools reedbed) 1 Marsh Harrier (2cy male hunting the wader roost) 70 Golden Plover [Alan Shearring]

Shrub End

Shrub End 13:30 to 13:35,
1 Red Kite (low over house) [Oliver Cottis]

Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury

Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury 12:15 to 13:15, Overcast, a few showers
2 Magpie 8 Mallard 6 Corn Bunting 2 Coot 1 Little Grebe 1 Pied Wagtail 2 Chaffinch 2 Goldfinch 4 House Sparrow 7 Linnet 1 Kestrel (Male, paddocks) 1 Jay 2 Pheasant 1 Little Egret 1 Wren 1 Great Tit 2 Blue Tit 1 Marsh Harrier (Male, hunting low on edge of moat) 6 Long-tailed Tit 1 Robin [Jamie Thornton]

Mistley

Mistley 10:40 to 10:41, Rather windy, clear
26 Pink-footed Goose (Flock flew low north-east over field between Bradfield and Mistley on Essex Way) [Simon Banks]