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Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 14:00 to 14:30, Sunny, fresh breeze
Hen Harrier (Male, seen four times over c.30 minutes, quartering low over rough grass to the west ofthe windmill water pump) [Steve Hallam]

East Tilbury

East Tilbury 08:15 to 13:45, Fine and sunny, W wind, rising tide
25 Redshank 225 Teal 9 Bar-tailed Godwit 16 Little Grebe 2 Goldcrest 2 Mute Swan Ring-necked Parakeet 8 Wigeon 7 Shoveler 5 Water Pipit 18 Gadwall 2 Rock Pipit 747 Dunlin 90 Grey Plover 60 Curlew 4 Stonechat (Two pairs) 2 Turnstone Marsh Harrier (Male) 4 Pochard Sparrowhawk 2 Green Sandpiper [Paul Larkin]

Coggeshall

Coggeshall 09:00 to 16:00, Sunny,Cold
7 Blue Tit (On feeders.) 2 Great Tit (On feeders.) 2 Blackbird (Underneath feeders.) Robin (Underneath feeders.) Dunnock (Underneath feeders.) 90+ Black-headed Gull 2 Kittiwake (Pair. First I’ve ever seen in Coggeshall!) 6 Great Black-backed Gull 3 Herring Gull Lesser Black-backed Gull (With Great black backed gulls.) 4 Magpie (Small flock.) 3 Buzzard (1 pair. 1 getting mobbed by rooks.) 16 Rook [Zane Sargent ]

Wrabness

Wrabness 12:45 to 14:00, Cool, clear; tide high
Eider (Male) Great Crested Grebe Bullfinch [Simon Banks]

Naze, The

Naze, The 07:20 to 12:00, cool, overcast first thing quickly clearing, cold NW wind, rising tide
2 Siskin (North ) 14 Blackbird 13 Goldfinch (Mainly north ) 5 Meadow Pipit Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Feeding with Brents on foreshore below cliff) 150 Wood Pigeon (+, flock moving NW first thing) 11 Starling (North) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 1 escarpment, 1 John Weston Reserve ) Sparrowhawk Chinese Muntjac 3 Redwing Marsh Harrier Merlin (Towards Stone Point ) 2 Short-eared Owl (Stone Point ) 6 Rock Pipit Great Crested Grebe (Off Stone Point ) [Brian Combes]

Matching Church

Matching Church 15:30 to 16:00, Sunny clear
9 Ring-necked Parakeet (mobbing two Red Kites perched in pond side trees) 2 Red Kite 14 Greylag Goose (on pond) 20 Canada Goose 17 Mallard 2 Moorhen [Andrew Goodey]

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 12:30 to 16:00, Sunny, warm in front of the wall. Cold wind elsewhere.
2 Scaup (Pair. First seen at some distance. Later they drifted closer with the tide & could be seen well.) 12 Grey Plover (At least.) 15 Sanderling (Approx. Flying east, close to the seawall.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults.) Guillemot (Flying upriver. A few more auks further offshore.) Razorbill (Fishing very close in to the point.) 2 Red-throated Diver (At least.) Rock Pipit [Andrew Cox]

Halstead

Halstead 11:13 to 11:15, Sunny, cloudless and cold with a brisk northerly wind.
Raven (Calling individual flying steadily north-west over arable fields from Greenstead Green towards Halstead.) [Jeremy Hurley]

Great Totham

Great Totham 15:35 to 15:40,
Red Kite (From east into South Wood.) Buzzard (Calling as flew into South Wood.) [Malcolm Corbett]

Cockaynes Wood, near Alresford

Cockaynes Wood, near Alresford 15:00 to 15:00, Fine calm
Marsh Harrier (Male. Paused briefly, then carried on south) [Graham Upton]