Sitename Details
Mersea Island

Mersea Island 09:00 to 13:00, Seen by Dougal urquhart
2 Siskin (Firs chase ) [Stephen Entwistle]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 14:30 to 16:20, Dry, bright, very windy
50 Wigeon (+) 100 Teal (+) 7 Redshank 2 Greylag Goose 4 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 2 Little Egret Shelduck Shoveler 2 Gadwall (Pair) 2 Turnstone 4 Grey Plover Green Woodpecker [Paul Everett]

Holland Haven

Holland Haven 14:00 to 16:30, Selected highlights from Swallow Birding guided walk
2 Stonechat 18 Snipe 3 Buzzard Marsh Harrier [Steve Grimwade]

The Naze at Walton

The Naze at Walton 09:00 to 13:00, Selected highlights from Swallow Birding guided walk
Spotted Flycatcher Red-throated Diver Swallow 4 Rock Pipit 2 Mediterranean Gull 2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Song Thrush [Steve Grimwade]

Hanningfield Reservoir

Hanningfield Reservoir 16:45 to 17:00, Bright and dry.
Black-necked Grebe (Seen from causeway favouring NW end.) [David Curle]


Witham 15:30 to 15:45, River Walk
2 Mandarin Duck (Pair on duck pond) Sparrowhawk (Male) [David L Smith]

Great Totham

Great Totham 10:00 to 10:01, Great Totham South.
Sparrowhawk (Juvenile briefly rested on feeding station after unsuccessful attempt at local House Sparrows that visit in numbers up to 40 at a time.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Thorndon CP (South)

Thorndon CP (South) 14:30 to 15:15, Sun & clouds. Breezy, warm.
Kestrel Kingfisher Green Woodpecker [Andrew Cox]

Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 14:00,
2 Egyptian Goose 8 Gadwall 6 Wigeon 30 Pintail 9 Red-crested Pochard (LDLH Causeway) 8 Goldeneye Goosander (LDLH Causeway, 10:00) 130 Ringed Plover 90 Black-tailed Godwit 11 Ruff Dunlin 2 Green Sandpiper (hide bay) 2 Spotted Redshank 7 Greenshank 10 Great White Egret Marsh Harrier (fem type) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Raven (flew north from Layer Church) 20 Skylark 20 Meadow Pipit Reed Bunting Common Tern (probably same individual, seen from Island Hide and Wig Bay) [Oliver Cottis]

Abberton Reservoir 16:40 to 17:05, Dry, bright, windy LBC
7 Egyptian Goose 2 Teal (Pair. ) 3 Moorhen 2 Lapwing 4 Grey Heron 9 Great White Egret 3 Little Egret Grey Wagtail 2 Pied Wagtail 2 Chaffinch Baikal Teal (Cross breed with Teal) [Paul Everett]