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Fordham 14:30 to 14:30, Cloudy
1 Chiffchaff (Very visible in top of small birch tree) [Steve Hallam]


Walton-on-The-Naze 08:00 to 10:00, low tide, grey skies, gentle breeze 8C
1 Barn Owl (Beautiful owl very busy hunting) 100 Lapwing (Lapwings taking flight (numbers too many to count)) [Claire Panting]


Brightlingsea 12:00 to 17:00,
2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose 1 Black Redstart 1 Woodcock [Darrell Stile]

Wormingford, Colchester

Wormingford, Colchester 09:00 to 13:00, Thin, broken cloud
1 Corn Bunting (Singing persistently from the top of a bush next to an irrigation lagoon on the airfield) [Steve Hallam]

Chelmer Village, Chelmsford

Chelmer Village, Chelmsford 15:30 to 17:00, Dry, sunny.
1 Little Grebe 7 Long-tailed Tit 5 Cormorant 9 Rook 1 Yellow Wagtail 4 Moorhen 1 Kestrel 3 Great Tit 4 Chaffinch 6 Blue Tit 3 Robin 2 Blackbird 1 Song Thrush 30 Wood Pigeon (30+) 1 Skylark [Philip Davie]

Stanford Warren

Stanford Warren 17:45 to 17:45,
1 Barn Owl (Flying over reedbed south of the fishing lakes) [Jamie Thornton]


TM0224 09:45 to 11:45, Sunny, calm, mild (all sightings in Salary Brook valley between Goldcrest Close and Clingoe Hill on exercise walk from home)
1 Buzzard 1 Water Rail (Heard squealing, then saw it at edge of brook) 2 Redwing 1 Chiffchaff (In trees near where water rail observed) 1 Goldcrest 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only, near where water rail observed) [Paul Hargreaves]


Navestock 07:45 to 11:00, Mild, little wind
6 Brambling (in tall trees along Old Road) 3 Yellowhammer (from footpaths around Alma pub) 4 Linnet (from footpaths around Alma pub) [James Hudson]

Stapleford Tawney

Stapleford Tawney 12:00 to 14:00, Very mild light winds bright
1 Skylark (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 3 Robin (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 7 Blue Tit (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 20 Fieldfare (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 1 Wren (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 4 Buzzard (Kettling above arable field ) 2 Red Kite (Kettling with Buzzards) 2 Blackbird (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) 4 Goldfinch (All records from EWT Hawksmere Springs ) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Great Totham

Great Totham 09:15 to 09:30, Mild. All Totham Pit.
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Drumming) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Song Thrush (Singing.) 1 Greenfinch (Male.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Great Totham 15:50 to 15:50, Bright, mild.
1 Red Kite (Over B1022 nr. Gt. Mountains Farm. ) [Malcolm Corbett]