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East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:15 to 13:00, Broken cloud, W wind, falling tide
2 Green Sandpiper 27 Wigeon 3 Little Egret 919 Black-tailed Godwit 6 Shoveler 281 Teal 28 Little Grebe 9 Yellow-legged Gull 2 Water Rail 4 Stonechat (Two pairs) Ringed Plover 94 Curlew 35 Dunlin 100 Grey Plover 2 Oystercatcher Lesser Whitethroat 1004 Avocet 97 Shelduck 5 Tufted Duck 5 Gadwall Rock Pipit 2 Mute Swan 20 Bar-tailed Godwit Ring-necked Parakeet [Paul Larkin]

Frinton-on-Sea

Frinton-on-Sea 08:00 to 17:00, W1-NW3 8-0/8
41 Blackbird 325 Goldfinch 6 Redpoll sp. 9 Jay Brambling [Paul Brayshaw]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 17:30 to 18:00, Cloudy
9 Wigeon (Males & females) 2 Teal 3 Shoveler (Male & 2 females (9 this morning) ) Pintail (Female ( thanks G Brown) ) [Brian Bolton]

Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford 12:30 to 14:00, Cloudy with sunshine at times. Light SW wind.
Pintail (feeding near Shovelers some of the time) 5 Shoveler Little Egret 2 Red Kite (flew over NW together at 12.40pm) Buzzard 2 Kestrel [George Brown]

TM2622

TM2622 07:30 to 12:00, The only additional species to Brian’s report
2+ Bearded Tit (Heard only, flying over John Weston Reserve) [Glen Moore]

TL4305

TL4305 11:15 to 13:00, Overcast.
2 Skylark 2 Brambling Goldfinch 7 Yellowhammer [Thomas Simon]

Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 10:30, westerly wind, mild, mainly overcast
3 Goldcrest 7 Chiffchaff 9 Meadow Pipit 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 common, 1 escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) Great Spotted Woodpecker (High to the west, probably in off) 2 Green Woodpecker 190 Wood Pigeon (+, groups moving around the site, some moving inland ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Blackcap 9 Song Thrush 8 Redwing Stonechat 10 Siskin 13 Blackbird 2 Brambling Grey Wagtail 13 Jay (Including group of 6) 8 Skylark Yellow-browed Warbler (John Weston Reserve - in the hedge to the eastern side of the track running from the seawall to the sewage works. Briefly showed very well - an absolute delight (2 very poor photos attached!)) [Brian Combes]

The Naze at Walton

The Naze at Walton 10:00 to 12:50, Starting mild, clear, sunny, little wind. Wind got up, some clouds came in and it was cooler. Tide middling.
3 Grey Plover Turnstone Great Black-backed Gull 2 Sandwich Tern 4 Jay (Group of 4 seen circling around 12:00 before flying south, quite high for Jays. Could have been locals, but I fancy not. ) 2 Swallow (Hawking at landslip) 13 Robin 7 Goldfinch 27 Brent Goose [Simon Banks]

Halstead

Halstead 12:57 to 13:01, Mild and overcast with a moderate SW breeze.
Raven (Flew strongly north-west, over arable fields south of town, calling and being mobbed by other corvids.) [Jeremy Hurley]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00,
22 Shoveler (From cudmore hide DU SE. ) 2 Water Rail (Calling only cudmore Grove pond DU SE.) 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (From cudmore Grove hide SE DU.) 2 Bearded Tit (A pr cudmore Grove pond from hide DU SE) Redwing (Cudmore Grove pond from hide DU SE.) Stonechat (Stone point East Mersea DU. ) 2 Rock Pipit (Stone point DU. ) Lesser Redpoll (Cudmore Grove flowover DU. ) 3 Siskin (Cudmore Grove pond from hide DU. ) 2 Gadwall (A pr cudmore Grove DU. ) 4 Swallow (Cudmore Grove DU. ) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Cudmore Grove DU. ) Tufted Duck (Males cudmore Grove DU. ) 15 Great Crested Grebe (Off cudmore Grove DU.) 500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Off cudmore Grove DU. ) 16 Clouded Yellow (Plus cudmore Grove DU. ) 2 Goldcrest (MC Mersea garden ) [Stephen Entwistle]