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Maydays Farm, Mersea Island

Maydays Farm, Mersea Island 14:00 to 15:30,
1 Barn Owl (Maydays MC) 12 Pintail (Maydays MC) 4 Marsh Harrier (Maydays MC) [Stephen Entwistle]

Shrub End

Shrub End 09:00 to 11:00,
1 Red Kite 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk [Oliver Cottis]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 08:00 to 16:00,
3 White-fronted Goose (Over garden, due SW) 2 Whooper Swan (Over garden, due WNW toward University ) [Glyn Evans]

Woodford Green

Woodford Green 15:30 to 15:35, Blustery, mild for time of year, clear sky, dry
1 Red Kite (A single bird being mobbed by gulls flying Northwards) [Nick Taylor]

Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea 16:55 to 16:55,
1 White Wagtail 1 Black Redstart [Darrell Stile]

Laindon

Laindon 12:30 to 13:30, Sun & clouds. Quite warm. Back garden.
1 Red Kite (South.) 1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk (Mobbing Buzzard. Seen several times.) 7 Greenfinch (At least.) 6 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Harlow

Harlow 15:15 to 15:45, Town Park adventure playground area
1 Red Kite (flew south) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Nuthatch (calling) 1 Song Thrush (singing) [James Hudson]

Great Totham

Great Totham 10:40 to 11:10, Sun & cloud, light S. wind. Sadly also found eight dead red fox in various stages of decay, some very recent, dumped together
3 Buzzard (Over South Wood. Possibly Lofts Farm birds seen earlier.) 1 Song Thrush (Singing. Totham Pit.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 08:50 to 10:30, Sun & cloud, light S.wind.
3 Red-legged Partridge 1 Canada Goose (Damaged wing.) 2 Greylag Goose 20 Mute Swan 1 Shoveler (Male.) 8 Mallard 70 Pochard 31 Tufted Duck 4 Moorhen 21 Coot 1 Little Grebe 4 Great Crested Grebe (Inc. pair displaying.) 120 Black-headed Gull (circa.) 6 Cormorant 2 Grey Heron 4 Buzzard (Two pair?) 8 Skylark (Six singing.) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 8 Long-tailed Tit (Together.) 1 Greenfinch (Calling.) 6 Linnet 2 Goldfinch [Malcolm Corbett]

Halstead

Halstead 10:00 to 10:10, Mild and bright with a moderate southerly breeze.
1 Blackcap (the singing male still present in my garden) [Jeremy Hurley]