Sitename Details
Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Bearded Tit (Strood channel AF) 2 Corn Bunting (Strood channel AF ) 2 Great Northern Diver (Coopers beach DU 1 Victoria esplanade DU ) 1 Slavonian Grebe (Coopers beach DU) [Stephen Entwistle]

High Ongar

High Ongar 15:00 to 15:00, Good
1 Red Kite (Gliding over Nine Ashes Road, Nine Ashes) [Neil Warner]

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey 09:00 to 13:00, Mild overcast
4 Yellowhammer (All sightings at Breach barns (near greenhouses)) 3 Red Kite (All sightings at Breach barns (near greenhouses)) 5 Red-legged Partridge (All sightings at Breach barns (near greenhouses)) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Doddinghurst

Doddinghurst 14:30 to 16:00, Dull, cloudy, fairly warm. Fields between Doddinghurst Rd & Days Lane
1 Red Kite (2 sightings a mile apart (probably same bird)) 2 Green Woodpecker (At least 2 heard) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Skylark (Singing) 120 Fieldfare ( flock of 120-150c flying around trees & fields) 2 Yellowhammer 1 Red-legged Partridge (Seen 2 previous days in same field) [Ian Swanson]

Burnham-on-Crouch

Burnham-on-Crouch 11:00 to 13:00,
1 Mediterranean Gull 1 Cetti's Warbler (First singing bird this year, Burnham Wick) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Photographed in a Burnham garden at lunchtime today) [Steven Swaby]

Copford

Copford 10:00 to 11:00,
1 Little Owl 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male flew wesr) 1 Treecreeper 6 Red-legged Partridge 2 Buzzard 150 Fieldfare 40 Redwing 1 Mistle Thrush 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 600 Black-headed Gull [Steve Grimwade]

Copford SW, near Stanway

Copford SW, near Stanway 09:00 to 09:45,
100 Linnet 1 Buzzard 1 Grey Wagtail 16 Pied Wagtail 2 Goldcrest 31 Chaffinch [Steve Grimwade]

Stanford Warren

Stanford Warren 13:00 to 14:00, Overcast
14 Coot (Fishing lakes) 7 Mallard (Fishing lakes) 6 Canada Goose (Fishing lakes) 2 Tufted Duck (Fishing lakes) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Fishing lakes) 2 Moorhen (1 on fishing lake, 1 on pond in reedbed) 2 Cormorant (On pylon by fishing lakes) 10 Wood Pigeon (Along border of reedbed north of footpath) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Trees on western border of lakes) 1 Greenfinch (Trees on western border of lakes) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard) 5 Great Tit 5 Blue Tit 1 Green Woodpecker (On wooden pylon in reedbed south of the lakes) 4 Long-tailed Tit 4 Blackbird 1 Jay 2 Magpie 1 Kestrel 2 Goldfinch 2 Robin [Jamie Thornton]

Maldon

Maldon 09:15 to 09:45, Overcast, mild. Elms Farm Park.
2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Chiffchaff (Calling.) 2 Song Thrush (Singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Westley Heights

Westley Heights 08:30 to 11:30, Cloudy, mild.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk (Looked to be a male, by size.) 4 Green Woodpecker 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least.) 2 Mistle Thrush (Pair.) 24 Redwing 2 Goldcrest 2 Treecreeper 3 Nuthatch (Coombe Wood/ Hall Wood territories.) 1 Lesser Redpoll 6 Goldfinch (At least.) 2 Tawny Owl (Calling to each other, Coombe Wood.) [Andrew Cox]