Sitename Details
Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 06:15 to 13:00, Early watch then glances during the day. Selected totals, Movement to south unless stated
108 Wigeon 293 Teal 12 Pintail Arctic Skua Guillemot 8 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 30 Common Scoter (28S 2N) [Paul Brayshaw]

Wix

Wix 17:50 to 17:50,
6 Siskin (Flew over SE, first of autumn) [James Davidson]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:35 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
15 Egyptian Goose (Circa. One all white leucistic bird. LBC. ) 15 Wigeon 50 Pintail (Circa) 50 Lapwing (Circa. ) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay. ) 17 Ruff (Most from Wig Bay screen. ) Green Sandpiper 2 Wood Sandpiper (Still in front of Billets Farm screen. ) 500 Black-headed Gull (Plus) Common Gull (LDHC. ) 7 Common Tern (LDHC. ) 16 Grey Heron 15 Great White Egret 63 Little Egret 3 Buzzard Short-eared Owl (Abberton Church. Viewing point new fence too high to see over !.) 2 Kestrel Jay 3 Swallow (Wig Bay.) 2 Marsh Harrier (Wig Bay) [David Hale]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:15 to 16:30, Low tide c13:30
Kingfisher Peregrine Falcon 4 Marsh Harrier 9 Buzzard 3 Kestrel Willow Warbler 2 Chiffchaff 2 Lesser Whitethroat 3 Blackcap 2 Sandwich Tern 3 Common Tern [David L Smith]

Witham

Witham 09:55 to 09:55, Town Centre
Swift (Feeding, whilst heading NE! ) [David L Smith]

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge

Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge 09:00 to 11:15, Cloudy, light NW wind.
21 Canada Goose (Carp Lake.) 32 Mute Swan (21 Trout Lake, 11 Carp Lake.) 12 Egyptian Goose (Carp lake.) 26 Gadwall 3 Wigeon 38 Mallard 3 Pochard 3 Moorhen 210 Coot (81 Trout Lake, 129 Carp Lake.) 15 Little Grebe (3 Trout Lake, 12 Carp Lake.) 20 Great Crested Grebe (3 Trout Lake, 17 Carp Lake.) 2 Cormorant 2 Grey Heron Buzzard Kingfisher (Carp Lake.) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Swallow 2 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only.) 6 Long-tailed Tit Willow Warbler 6 Chiffchaff 5 Robin Yellow Wagtail 33 Tufted Duck [Malcolm Corbett]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 14:00,
120 Curlew (Maydays MC ) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (Strood channel DU AF, ) 5 Greenshank (3 maydays MC, 2 strood channel DU AF, ) 6 Mediterranean Gull (Strood channel DU AF, ) 2 Sandwich Tern (Maydays MC ) 2 Common Tern (Strood channel DU AF, ) 14 Grey Heron (Maydays MC ) 2 Sparrowhawk (Maydays MC ) Marsh Harrier (Maydays MC, ) 12 Buzzard (5 Maydays MC, 7 strood channel DU AF, ) Kingfisher (Maydays MC ) 2 Sand Martin (Strood channel DU AF, ) 50 Swallow (Strood channel DU AF, ) Cetti's Warbler (Strood channel DU AF,) Whitethroat (Maydays MC, ) 2 Whinchat (1 strood channel DU AF, 1 maydays MC, ) Wheatear (Strood channel DU AF ) 7 Yellow Wagtail (1 maydays MC, 6 strood channel DU AF, ) 10 Meadow Pipit (4 strood channel DU AF, 6 maydays MC, ) 100 Linnet (Strood channel DU AF, ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:20 to 11:50, Cloudy, occasional sun.
Black-necked Grebe (WP.) Pintail Buzzard Marsh Harrier (Male, over tip.) Sparrowhawk 4 Kestrel Hobby (Adult.) Ringed Plover 54 Black-tailed Godwit Redstart (Flashed across the road as we drove away (between church & A13).) Bearded Tit (At least.) 50 Goldfinch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 08:05 to 09:15, Cloudy, cool.
3 Green Woodpecker (One juv.) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker Treecreeper (At least.) 3 Nuthatch (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Stanway Green

Stanway Green 06:00 to 07:00,
White Stork (Same bird as yesterday evening. Definitely no ring on it. Flew west at 6:45, toward Warren Lane) 50 Canada Goose 38 Lapwing Shoveler Tufted Duck (male) 5 Gadwall 6 Teal 4 Little Grebe Buzzard Great Spotted Woodpecker Green Woodpecker 2 Kestrel [Oliver Cottis]