Sitename Details
The Naze at Walton

The Naze at Walton 10:00 to 14:00,
1 Firecrest 1 White Wagtail (Adult Male.) [Darrell Stile]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 17:30,
1 Chiffchaff (Strood channel MC) 60 Corn Bunting (Strood channel MC ) 7 Pochard (Cudmore grove pond SE) 6 Gadwall (3pr cudmore grove park pond SE) 9 Redwing (Cudmore grove (SE)) 25 Knot (Cudmore grove (SE) ) 26 Greenfinch (Cudmore grove park roost SE) 1 Barn Owl (Maydays farm MC) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Strood channel DUl) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Strood channel (DU) ) 1 Stonechat (Fm strood channel DU ) 1 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Strood channel DU ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey

Galleyhill Wood, near Waltham Abbey 14:00 to 14:10, Sunny mild
2 Grey Wagtail (Breach barns mobile home site) 1 Red Kite (Breach barns mobile home site) 6 Goldfinch (Breach barns mobile home site) 4 Red-legged Partridge (Breach barns mobile home site) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Great Totham

Great Totham 16:00 to 17:00, Sunny, light N. wind.
1 Goosander (Female. Totham Pit.) 100 Fieldfare (+. Forrester Park golf course.) 1 Grey Wagtail (Spickets Brook, Spickets Wood.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Chigborough Lakes

Chigborough Lakes 09:30 to 11:15, Sunny, light N. wind. Lots of common birdsong.
4 Mute Swan 3 Shoveler (2m.) 1 Gadwall 100 Mallard (circa.) 19 Pochard 70 Tufted Duck (circa.) 3 Little Grebe 2 Great Crested Grebe 30 Cormorant (circa. Some nesting.) 8 Grey Heron (Some nesting.) 1 Buzzard (Harassed by crows.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Male and female) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 2 Jay (Pair.) 10 Long-tailed Tit (Three groups.) 5 Greenfinch (One singing.) [Malcolm Corbett]

West Bergholt

West Bergholt 09:00 to 10:00, Walk along Essex Way from Eight Ash Green to West Bergholt and Fordham
3 Red Kite 31 Buzzard (Kettles of 9 & 12 were probably migrants which all drifted northeast plus at least 5 other pairs (resident birds)) 1 Yellowhammer 1 Kingfisher (Perched on roadbridge briefly near Fordham) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Green Woodpecker 200 Fieldfare (Large flock near Fordham) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female) 1 Kestrel 14 Skylark [Steve Grimwade]

High Ongar

High Ongar 14:00 to 14:00, Good
1 Chiffchaff (Clear sighting perched in shrub singing in back garden) [Neil Warner]

High Ongar 14:00 to 14:00, Good
1 Chiffchaff (Clear sighting perched in shrub singing in back garden) [Neil Warner]

Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea 09:15 to 09:25, Tide out
4 Black-tailed Godwit (Feeding on mud) 2 Oystercatcher (Feeding on mud) 6 Mallard (Feeding on mud) 2 Redshank (Feeding on mud) 1 Little Egret (On the stretch of water next to horse fiekd opposite) 2 Black-headed Gull (On mud) [Susie Jenkins]

Colchester

Colchester 09:00 to 13:00, Salary Brook/Churn Wood area
7 Red Kite (drifting east) 12 Buzzard 3 Sparrowhawk 1 Chiffchaff 1 Water Rail 50 Redwing [Richard Allen]

Wivenhoe

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Chiffchaff (singing in garden) [Richard Allen]

Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00, Sunny
1 Collared Dove [Michael Davies]