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Rochford 11:30 to 12:30, Gusty winds & rain
1 Woodchat Shrike (Seen from arable field at distance in Horse Paddock ) [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]


Maldon 16:00 to 16:30, Sun and cloud. Mod. W wind. Elms Farm Park.
1 Kestrel (Male.) 2 House Martin 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only. By C&B Navigation.) 6 Chiffchaff (Singing.) 2 Blackcap (Singing.) 1 Nightingale (Singing. E of lake.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Richmond's Green, Thaxted

Richmond's Green, Thaxted 11:30 to 12:30, Windy sunshine and showers
1 Yellow Wagtail (Feeding on lawn) [Elizabeth Leeder]

Great Totham

Great Totham 07:50 to 09:30, Cloudy, moderate blustery W wind, brief showers.
1 Mute Swan (Male driving off Canada Goose. Totham Pit.) 1 Red Kite (Low over Gt. Totham South, 07:50.) 2 Swallow (Gt. Totham Hall.) 1 Pied Wagtail (Horse paddock adj. St. Peter's Church.) 2 Yellowhammer (Present at same Church Road location as last year.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Great Totham 18:00 to 18:00,
1 Sparrowhawk (Male. Starling taken in back garden but escaped when hawk disturbed. Gt.Totham South.) [Malcolm Corbett]


Epping 09:30 to 09:45, Windy, cool, partly sunny
2 Siskin (Two males at nyger seed feeder) [Roger Emmens]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Strood channel DU
1 Wheatear (SW corner Strood channel ) 3 Swift (Strood channel DU ) 2 Hobby (Over firs chase caravan site ) 2 House Martin (Feldy view DU ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Strood channel DU) 1 Reed Warbler (Strood channel DU) 4 Whimbrel (Strood channel DU) [Stephen Entwistle]


Boreham 05:50 to 06:30, Patch Birding; Trifarm Pit: Force 3/4 W; Overcast recent shower. Back again from 07.30.
1 Sanderling (Mobile; near summer plumage; no sign at 07.50. New for Site. ) 1 Dunlin (Summer plumage schinzii race 07.50; not present at 05.50. ) 13 Egyptian Goose (2 adults and 11 young; lost just one gosling one in 2.5 weeks. ) 1 Little Ringed Plover (Has been missing for 6 days. ) [Graham Ekins]

Langdon Hills NR EWT

Langdon Hills NR EWT 09:30 to 10:30, Cloudy, occasional sun. Breezy, Plotlands.
1 Buzzard 3 Swallow 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing Male.) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males.) 4 Whitethroat (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]


Braintree 09:40 to 09:40, Bright with partial cloud. A brisk westerly wind.
1 Hobby (Moving west over the A120 bypass.) [Jeremy Hurley]