Sitename Details

Dovercourt 12:00 to 12:02,
Jay (One bird flying west, high, just behind my garden. Not a usual Dovercourt/Harwich bird. Strongly suspect it had just come in off the North Sea.) [Simon Banks]

Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, mild, mainly overcast, southerly wind
285 Wood Pigeon (+, including a flock of 40+ in off ) Sparrowhawk Green Woodpecker 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 1 north of escarpment and 2 John Weston Reserve ) Pallas's Warbler (Undercliff below Sunny Point, favouring a stand of birch but mobile and very elusive, seen at 8:40 when calling a lot and 11:00 when it wasn’t. An absolute delight (Thanks Nik!)) 4 Chiffchaff 2 Goldcrest 85 Starling (In off) 19 Meadow Pipit 4 Linnet 15 Goldfinch (South) 2 Redpoll sp. (South) 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT

Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT 11:30 to 16:30, High tide c11:40 - highlights
2 Water Rail (One seen and another heard) Kingfisher Merlin (Male - Geedon Marsh) 5 Marsh Harrier (+) 2 Buzzard (+) 3 Kestrel (+) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ ) Stonechat [David L Smith]

Gosbeck's Farm, Colchester

Gosbeck's Farm, Colchester 16:00 to 16:00,
Brambling (closely associating with a pair of chaffinch, amongst a larger flock of tits (Butcher's Wood)) 2 Chaffinch 17 Blue Tit 10 Long-tailed Tit Chiffchaff (quite late. With some long-tailed tits) 35 Skylark (roughly) 5 Meadow Pipit 4 Linnet Kestrel Buzzard 5 Goldfinch Common Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull Great Black-backed Gull 30 Herring Gull 5 Black-headed Gull 150 Jackdaw (at-least) [Oliver Cottis]


Wivenhoe 09:00 to 13:00, Dry, breezy, cloudy
Kestrel 4 House Sparrow Grey Heron 2 Greylag Goose [Michael Davies]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 12:30 to 12:35, Overcast south wind
White Stork (Seen circling low and moving west near Bowater’s Farm the bird has primary missing from the right wing) [Paul Larkin]

Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Sightings Dougal urquhart/Martin cock.
Red-throated Diver (Off Coopers beach DU.) Peregrine Falcon (Rewsells marsh DU. ) Rock Pipit (Coopers beach.) 2 Kingfisher (Maydays seawall sluice MC.) Little Owl (Maydays. ) 2 Buzzard (Maydays. ) 2 Marsh Harrier (Maydays. ) 2 Sparrowhawk (Maydays. ) Mistle Thrush (Cudmore carpark SE.) [Stephen Entwistle]