Due to work commitments the next update of this page will be at the end of the week - please keep sending your sightings as usual. Ed.
Sunday 16th June 2013Latest Wildlife News on Twitter
RSPB Vange Marsh 06:30 to 09:50
From scrape: 2 Avocet, Spotted Redshank, Little Egret, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, 2 Oystercatcher, 5 Lapwing, Grey Heron, Sedge Warbler, 20+ Swift, Black-headed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Shelduck, Cetti's Warbler heard, male Cuckoo, Song Thrush, Blackbird, 2 juvenile Bearded Tit. On brackish lagoon: 2 Avocet, 7 Lapwing, Tufted Duck, Pochard, 6 Gadwall, female
Red-necked Phalarope, Little Ringed Plover, Mallard, Coot, Teal, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Little Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, 14 Canada Goose plus 10 goslings, Common Tern, 2 Swallow, House Martin, Pied Wagtail. Around the perimeter: Starling, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Blackbird, Cetti's Warbler (many heard around reserve), Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Bunting, Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, Robin, House Sparrow. Terry Jeffreys.
Fobbing/Corringham Marshes/Coryton 06:23 to 11:20
1 summer plumaged Spotted Redshank on lagoon, pair of Common Tern, 3 Curlew and family of 10 Shelduck at Holehaven Creek, pair of Pochard with 4 chicks on lagoon pool back of shrub (when I looked again one had gone away), Yellowhammer heard, 1 Oystercatcher, c.7 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard between seawall/Coryton, 2 pairs of Cuckoo, 2 Lesser Whitethroat heard, some Swift passing through, 1 Green Woodpecker near village, Turtle Dove heard at Coryton. Richards Fahey.
Wakering Stairs 11:45
3 Turnstone - 2 adults in stunning breeding plumage with 1 juvenile, (scaly scapulars). Spotted by Debra during breeding bird survey visit. David Selley.
Pitsea Cemetery 14:45
2 Chiffchaff, male Cuckoo. Terry Jeffreys.
For other sightings in the Southend area visit the website of the Southend Ornithological Group (SOG).
Saturday 15th June 2013south westerly, scattered clouds, max17°c
Southchurch Park East 08:30
Yellow Flag Iris opened, first one of season, north east of footbridge. Robert Dobinson.
Great Baddow, CM2 7DN 09:45
2 Red Kite moving east to west into the wind being harassed by crows. Phil Kinsman.
2 Red Kite heading toward Tiptree Heath from Tiptree. JR & JM Smith.
Paglesham Eastend, East Hall Road, 11:15 to 11:45
1 Kestrel, 2 Marsh Harrier, 2 House Martin, 3 Swallow, 20+ Swift, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Skylark, 2 Reed Bunting, 7 Corn Bunting, 6 Linnet, 2 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 30+ Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Magpie, 8 Carrion Crow, 12 Herring Gull, 7 Black-headed Gull. Rob Harris.
Paglesham Eastend, East Hall Road, 12:30 to 12:40
1 Kestrel, 1 Goldfinch, 5 Swift, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 30+ Woodpigeon, 2 Carrion Crow. Rob Harris.
Friday 14th June 2013south westerly, partly cloudy, max19°c
Ashingdon, Princess Gardens 07:30 to 07:50
1 Cuckoo flying over, 6 Goldfinch including 5 juveniles, 1 Song Thrush singing. David Selley.
RSPB Rainham Marshes 08:45 to 13:00
1 adult Spoonbill in full breeding plumage, flew off north after c.1 hour feeding in the pools, 1 Avocet, 1 Hobby, lots of Lapwing broods including some fledged, also Redshank chicks seen. Andrew Gouldstone.
Billericay, Church Street, 10:25
1 Red Kite drifted low over roof tops. Don Wildish.
RSPB Vange Marsh 15:00 to 17:00
11 Avocet, 1 Spotted Redshank (in summer plumage), 2 Oystercatcher, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Bearded Tit, 3 Goldfinch, 8 Swift, 1 Marsh Harrier with prey in its talons. David Shepherd.
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 17:48 to 20:10
1 female Marsh Harrier (probable immature, with some missing secondaries), female Pochard and 5 chicks on lagoon pool overlooking Coryton, 5 Avocet on lagoon, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 pairs of Gadwall on lagoon and probably a different pair east over lagoon pond, 2 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard across area, 2 pairs of Cuckoo, 1 Sparrowhawk, pair of Lapwing. Richard Fahey.
Billericay, 18:55 to 19:05
Collard Dove, Great Spotted Woodpecker in garden. Chris Henry.
Old Hall Farm, Corringham c.20:15
1 Little Owl on footpath sign post by Manorway. Richard Fahey.
Thursday 13th June 2013south westerly, overcast, max18°c
Burnt Mills, Basildon 15:30
1 Red Kite being mobbed by 4 gulls over Burnt Mills. Pete and Dawn.
1 Red Kite circling Morrisons car park. Hanging on the wind watching the car park for at least 5 minutes. Nigel Norton.
Wednesday 12th June 2013south westerly, overcast, max18°c
Canvey Point 11:30 to 12:30
3 Sandwich Tern, 6 Common Tern, 2 Brent Geese, 5 Curlew, 7 Turnstone, 10+ Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 1 Heron, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Cormorant. T. Blackwell.
Tuesday 11th June 2013south westerly, mostly cloudy, rain, max18°c
RSPB Vange Marsh 07:00 to 08:00
5 Bearded Tit (3 adult, 2 juvenile), 2 Common Tern, 10 Long-Tailed Tit, 2 Reed Bunting, 3 Reed Warbler. David Shepherd.
EWT Thurrock Thameside 11:15 to 15:15
2 Whitethroat, 1 Swallow, 4 Swift, c.10 Skylark, 6 Curlew, 1 pair Kestrel, 1 Oystercatcher, 6 Common Tern, 1 male 2 female Linnet, 1 Greenfinch, 100+ Shelduck, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, few Black-headed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 2 Stock Dove. David & Brenda Hale.
Colbert Avenue Thorpe Bay, & Southchurch Park East
2 Greater Spotted Woodpecker feeding chicks in tree opposite entrance ramp to Christchurch Church in Colbert Ave. 2 Cygnets with 2 adults looking good after first ten days, Polish genetic Cygnet very adventerous. 4-6 Green Woodpecker nesting in park vicinity. Robert Dobinson.
Monday 10th June 2013easterly, overcast, max13°c
Ashingdon, Princess Gardens 08:00 to 08:10
17 House Sparrow around feeders including at least 8 juveniles, (probably more). Our local Sparrows and Starlings seem to be having quite a good breeding season so far - much better than last year. David Selley.
Two Tree Island 08:50 to 10:15
5 Avocet, 25+ Common Tern, 4 Redshank, 10 Oystercatcher, 1 drake Teal, 1 Cuckoo, 5 Swift, 70+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Goldfinch. B. Goss.
Wat Tyler Country Park 10:30 to 11:15
3 Avocet with 1 chick, 3 Common Tern, 6 Gadwall, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Pochard, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Lapwing, 2 Mute Swan, many Canada geese with goslings. B. Goss.
Wakering Stairs 17:20 to 17:50
Quick look from seawall only: 1 Hobby, 1 Sparrowhawk trying to harass the Hobby, 1 Common Tern carrying fish, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 Swallow, 2 Jay, 1 Reed Bunting. David Selley.
South Weald Country Park 19:30 to 20:00
Common Tern (one hunting over main lake, new to the patch list!). Adam and Christina Commons.
Sunday 09th June 2013north easterly, mostly cloudy, max13°c
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 06:30 to 09:55
Female Pochard with 4 chicks and a pair of Tufted Duck on lagoon pond at back of shrub 'carpet', 1 Gadwall on fleet west side of Coryton track, 3 Avocet, 2 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher on creek, Cetti's Warbler heard at Coryton, 2 Little Egret, 1 Lesser Whitethroat heard at Coryton, a few Swift passed through. Richard Fahey.
Wakering Stairs 10:00 to 11:10
2 Little Egret, 8 Oystercatcher (4 pairs), 4 Redshank (2 pairs), 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 2
Nightingale singing east of road level-crossing, 7 Linnet. An Oystercatcher nest scrape with 3 eggs right on the footpath at Haven Point for the last two weeks is now empty with an agitated adult pair nearby, so just possibly a better outcome than seemed likely. David Selley.
Canvey Point 12:00 to 12:45
3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Common Tern, 9 Brent Geese, 25 Oystercatcher, 1 Little Egret, 5 Great Crested Grebe. 3 Cormorant. T. Blackwell.
RSPB Wallasea Island 17:30 to 18:00
2 Magpie, 13 Carrion Crow, 150+ Woodpigeon, 30+ Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Pheasant, 1 Blackbird, 4 Linnet, 1 Skylark, 2 Corn Bunting, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Moorhen, 2 Shelduck, 3 Mallard, 12 Black-headed Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 2 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Grey Heron. Rob Harris.
Saturday 08th June 2013north easterly, mostly cloudy, max16°c
Rayleigh, Ferndale Road 07:00 to 17:00
A day gardening produced: Grey Heron, Mallard, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 3 Hobby, Pheasant, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Wood Pigeon, Collard Dove, Swift, House Martin, Swallow, Green woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Skylark, Crow, Jackdaw, Rook, Jay, Magpie, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-Tailed Tit, Wren, Song Thrush, Blackbird, Robin, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Common Whitethroat, 1
Garden Warbler, Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, Starling, Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch, Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Linnet, House Sparrow. Robin Peppiatt.
Cudmore Grove, East Mersea 10:15 to 15:30
4 Greenfinch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 pair Whitethroat, 1 pair Mute Swan with 8 cygnets, 2 pair Mallard both with 8 ducklings, 1 Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, 1 male Kestrel, 1 female Marsh Harrier, 6 Sand Martin, few Swallow, 4 Lapwing, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Little Egret, 2 Jay, Shelduck, Pochard, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, 2 male Shoveler, 3 Stock Dove. 4 Adder all basking together . David & Brenda Hale.
RSPB Old Hall Marshes 15:55 to 18:45
Note that access to the site is by permit only, although visual access can be obtained from the sea wall.
1 Hobby, male and female Marsh Harrier, 2 Whitethroat, 2 male Reed Bunting,
Turtle Dove heard, Reed Warbler heard, 2 Redshank, 3 Avocet, 4 Curlew, many Swift, few House Martin, 4 Oystercatcher, Shelduck, Pochard, Mallard, Tufted Duck, few Canada Geese, few Greylag Geese. David & Brenda Hale.
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 17:20 to 19:10
2 Avocet on lagoon, 2 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard at Coryton, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Green Woodpecker at Coryton. Richard Fahey.
RSPB Wallasea Island 19:40 to 20:10
2 Magpie, 12 Carrion Crow, 140+ Woodpigeon, 3 Pheasant, 9 Linnet, 7 Corn Bunting, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Mallard, 1 Skylark, 2 Oystercatcher, 7 Black-headed Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Kestrel. Rob Harris.
Eyed Hawk Moth in garden moth trap.
Friday 07th June 2013east north east, clear, max19°c
Rochford, 07:45 to 07:45
1 adult summer Mediterranean Gull flew east over Rochford Primary School. Steve Arlow
1 Kestrel over A127 Southend bound carriage. Jenny Knight.
Southend, Fossets Way 11:00 to 11:10
2 Buzzard circling and drifting west toward Sutton Road. Richard Mander.
Hanningfield Reservoir 12:00 to 12:30
7 Tufted Duck, 50+ Mallard, 9 Magpie, 32 Carrion Crow , 12 Coot, 1 Robin, 5 Blackbird, 1 House Martin, 1 Swallow, 60+ Canada Geese, 80+ Greylag Geese and many gosling , 17 Cormorant, 12 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 20+ Herring Gull, 2 Common Tern, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Little Grebe. A number of Hybrid Duck. Rob Harris.
RSPB Vange Marsh 12:45
1 Spotted Redshank in summer plumage on saline lagoon. David Davies.
1 Hobby flew over the northern edge of Southend Airport opposite Cherry Orchard Way. Steve Arlow
Thursday 06th June 2013north easterly, clear, max17°c
RSPB Vange Marsh 09:40 to 12:00
From scrape: 6 Avocet, Little Egret, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Tufted Duck, 2 Oystercatcher. On brackish lagoon: 2 Mute Swan, 2 Avocet, 2 Lapwing, Grey Heron, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, 14 Canada Goose plus 10 goslings, 3 Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, Common Tern, Pied Wagtail. Around the perimeter: Starling, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Cetti's Warbler (many heard around reserve), 2 Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Reed Bunting, Bearded Tit heard in eastern reedbed, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Common Whitethroat, Robin, House Sparrow. Terry Jeffreys.
Wat Tyler Country Park 10:45 to 14:45
Sightings from scrape hide: 1 Little Gull, c.20 Avocet (1 chick between them), many Reed Warbler, 1
Turtle Dove, 1 Swallow, 2 Little Egret, 4 Common Tern, 3 Oystercatcher, 1 Redshank, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Kestrel, Cuckoo heard, 2
Grasshopper Warbler heard one giving good close views from the creek footpath. David & Brenda Hale.
Thaxted, Essex 12:00
Peregrine Falcon stooping down on a pigeon. Joe Riley.
Leigh Marshes, West Side Lagoon 13:30
Oystercatcher fighting with Avocet; the former had the Avocet by the leg and appeared to be trying to submerge it. The Avocet managed to fly away after several minutes. Jane Attwell.
RSPB Wallasea Island 14:00 to 14:30
40+ Carrion Crow, 50+ Woodpigeon, 20+ Stock Dove, 1 Pheasant, 1 Swallow, 2 Swift, 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Reed Bunting, 2 Mallard, 3 Skylark, 2 Shelduck, 1 Kestrel, 1 Marsh Harrier, 30+ Black-headed Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher. Rob Harris.
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 18:13 to 20:15
1 female Marsh Harrier, 5 Avocet, 1 Curlew, 2 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard at Coryton, pair of Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing and Redshank displaying, 1 Green Woodpecker. Richard Fahey.
Canewdon, Creeksea Ferry Road 18:30 to 18:40
100+ Swift low over crop fields either side of road. David Selley.
Wednesday 05th June 2013north easterly, partly cloudy, max16°c
No reports received.
Tuesday 04th June 2013Latest Wildlife News on Twitter
EWT Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 10:45
Shelduck, Tufted Duck , 7 male Red-crested Pochard, numerous Coot, 2 Oystercatcher, Greylag Geese, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird, Robin, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit 3 Speckled Wood . Chris Henry.
RSPB Wallasea Island 11:20 to 11:50
2 Magpie, 30+ Carrion Crow, 50+ Woodpigeon, 30+ Stock Dove, 2 Pheasant, 2 Blackbird, 2 Linnet, 2 Swallow, 2 Swift, 20+ Corn Bunting, 2 Reed Bunting, 9 House Sparrow, 4 Mallard, 5 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Skylark, 2 Moorhen, 3 Shelduck, 1 Kestrel, 1 Marsh Harrier, 40+ Black-headed Gull, 17 Herring Gull, 2 Little Egret, 3 House Sparrow. Rob Harris.
Paglesham Eastend 12:00 to 13:00
30+ Carrion Crow, 100+ Woodpigeon, 12 Collar Dove, 23 Stock Dove, 1 Pheasant, 2 Red Legged Partridge, 4 Blackbird, 70+ Swallow , 50+ House Martin, 5 Corn Bunting, 20+ House Sparrow, 7 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 40+ Black-headed Gull, 14 Herring Gull. Rob Harris.
Buzzard, flying low into trees in vicinity of The Hawk PH, seen from the A130. Peter Bowden.
Danbury Common 19:40
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker feeding young, 2 Cuckoo heard, large flying flock of Jackdaw (50+), 1 Whitethroat. Dan Foulston.
Monday 03rd June 2013Latest Wildlife News on Twitter
Canvey Point 08:30 to 08:45
2 Little Tern, 4 Common Tern. T. Blackwell.
Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 16:30
100+ Cormorant, 23 Coot, 2 House Martin, 20+ Mute Swan, 60+ Mallard, 1 Swan Goose, 43 Greylag Geese, 35 Canada Geese, 2 Magpie, 2 Aylesbury Duck, 90+ Carrion Crow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 40+ Wood Pigeon, 2 Shelduck. A number of hybrid White Duck and Greylag Geese. Rob Harris.
Sunday 02nd June 2013northerly to easterly, clear, max17°c
Rochford 07:15 to 07:35
12 House Martin - first signs of nesting activity. David Selley.
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 07:15 to 11:12
1 Common Sandpiper on creek, 1 Water Rail heard behind fence shrub below Holehaven Creek seawall, 2 Curlew, 1 Swallow passed through, pair of Cuckoo, 1 female Pochard on pond pool between shrub "carpet" and Coryton, 1 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard over area, 2 Lesser Whitethroat heard, 1 Little Grebe on pond pool overlooking Coryton. a sheep or lamb
skeleton with traces of wool was in the shrub between seawall and Coryton far from where you would
usually find them when they are here and its skull was on marshes nearby. Richard Fahey.
Southchurch Park East 08:45
2 Cygnets hatched (1 polish/white) and on water with adult pair, looking very healthy too. 1 Little Egret flying across park. Robert Dobinson.
South Fambridge to Brandy Hole 10:00 to 12:00
1 Little Egret, 4 Shelduck, 2 Gadwall (pair in borrowdyke), 12 Oystercatcher (6 pairs on Brandy Hole saltmarsh), 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Swallow, 5 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Reed Bunting. David Selley.
Wat Tyler Country Park 10:15 to 13:00
Sightings from scrape hide: 1 Little Gull, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 1 Wren, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Common Tern, c.20 Avocet (the 3 chicks, now reduced to 1),
few Lapwing, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 pair Greenfinch, 1 pair House Sparrow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 male Blackbird, 1 Swallow, few Swift, 1 pair Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Pochard, 1 male Marsh Harrier. Cuckoo heard. 1 Yellow Brimstone and 1 Orange Tip Butterfly, 1 large Dragonfly. David Hale.
Wat Tyler Country Park 10:30 to 12:30
1 Little Gull, c.20 Avocet, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Cetti's Warblers (close to hide), 3 Reed Warbler (one showing very well close to hide), 1 Cuckoo. G. Harding.
Private Land Near Crays Hill 11:30
1 Buzzard mobbed by 2 crows chased it off towards Basildon. G. Dixon.
Saturday 01st June 2013north westerly, mostly cloudy, max15°c
Wakering Stairs 06:30 to 08:00
1 Little Egret, 12 Oystercatcher, 6 Redshank, 6 Red-legged Partridge, 8 Jay, 2 Cuckoo, 20 Swift low in off the sea, 3 Swallow, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 4
Nightingale (1 near the road level-crossing, at least 3 by south perimeter fence), 1 Cetti's Warbler (south perimeter), 3 Reed Warbler, 5 Skylark, 1 Reed Bunting, 5 Linnet. 30+ Rabbit, 3 or 4 very vocal Marsh Frog in drainage ditches. David Selley.
Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:00 to 10:45
30+ Swift and a few House Martin passed through, 2 Cuckoo, 3 Pochard on Coryton lagoon included pair and lone female that promptly flew off and I later flushed on west side of track, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing at Coryton, 1 Little Egret, Cetti's Warbler heard at Coryton/Manorway, pair of Oystercatcher on wall by dam on other side of creek, 1 Green Woodpecker at Coryton. Richard Fahey.
Great Wakering 08:05
10+ Swift screaming low around houses. David Selley.
Canvey Point 10:00 to 11:00
2 Little Tern, 20+ Common Tern, 2 Little Egret, 8 Curlew, 16 Great Crested Grebe, 10+ Oystercatcher, 10 Swallow, 1 Swift. T. Blackwell.
Hanningfield Reservoir 13:00 to 13:30
7 Tufted Duck, 30+ Mallard, 5 Pochard, 2 Magpie, 12 Common Crow, 30+ Canada Geese, 40+ Greylag, 12 Coot, 100+ Swift, 23 Black-headed Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Jay, 20+ Herring Gull, 15 Cormorant, 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Red-Crested Pochard, 1 Robin, 2 Blackbird. A number of Hybrid Duck. Rob Harris.
Rettendon (Woodham Road) 15:30 to 15:35
2 Greater Spotted Woodpecker. Rob Harris.
RSPB Wallasea Island 19:00 to 20:15
4 Magpie, 30+ Carrion Crow, 40+ Woodpigeon, 20+ Stock Dove, 5 Pheasant, 24 Blackbird, 7 Starling, 12 Linnet, 2 Swallow, 20+ Corn Bunting, 2 Reed Bunting, 9 House Sparrow, 7 Mallard, 5 Skylark, 1 Moorhen, 1 Oystercatcher, 14 Shelduck, 5 Canada Geese, 36 Ringed Plover, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Barn Owl, 30+ Black Headed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black Backed Gull. Rob Harris.
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