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June

Tuesday 27th June 2017Latest Wildlife News on Twitter    

River Roach Seal Trip, 11:00 to 13:30
6 Little Egret Photo available - click here, 3 Grey Heron Photo available - click here, 240 Canada Goose, 12 Shelduck, 8 Curlew, 2 Common Tern, 62 Common Seal (included 22 pups). Small Skipper butterflies flying around and landing on the boat. Graham Mee.

Monday 26th June 2017northerly to easterly, clear, max21°c

Leigh on Sea, Park View Drive 06:20
Hobby over garden west to east carrying prey. Graham Mee.

Sunday 25th June 2017west south west, mostly cloudy, max23°c

Cold Norton 06:30
Turtle Dove (first one seen this year)under feeders chased off by collared dove! Steve Lambeth.

Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:49 to 11:25
1 Peregrine Falcon, 1 Common Buzzard, 4 Avocet on creek, 4 Lapwing, 2 Little Egret on creek, 1 Cetti's Warbler present, 1 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat and Chiffchaff singing Coryton, 2 Swallow, 2 Corn Bunting, 2 Pochard and Little Grebe on Manorway Fleet, 2 Green Woodpecker, c.9 Goldfinch (included juveniles). 1 Water Vole, 2 Marbled White. Richard Fahey.

River Roach Seal Trip 10:00 to 15:15
43 Canada Geese crèche with goslings Photo available - click here, 4 Greylag Geese, 8 Mallard Photo available - click here, 2 Common Tern, 1 Kestrel (on Foulness). 26 Common Seal (inlc. 14 newborn pups) Photo available - click here. Graham Mee.

Wat Tyler Country Park 10:30 to 13:55
Grey Heron, Black-headed Gull, Carrion Crow, Starling, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Cormorant, Herring Gull, Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Greylag Goose, Magpie, Tufted Duck, Common Tern and Chick's, Sedge Warbler, Reed Bunting, Blue Tit, Pied Wagtail, Avocet and Chick's, Great Tit, Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Cuckoo heard, Pheasant, Mute Swan. Large White, Lot's of Ringlet. M. Hill & S. Jackson.

M25 Warley 19:20
1 Red Kite. Michael Sullivan.

Canewdon 19:50 to 19:55
2 Common Pheasant, 1 Blackbird, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Swallow, 12 House Sparrow. 3 Rabbit. Rob Harris.

RSPB Wallasea Island 20:00 to 20:30
2 Marsh Harrier, 7 Common Pheasant, 80+ Woodpigeon, 5 Linnet, 4 Corn Bunting, 20+ Black-headed Gull, 3 Magpie, 20+ Carrion Crow, 2 Swallow, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Blackbird, 1 Oystercatcher, 8 House Sparrow. 1 Brown Hare. Rob Harris.

Saturday 24th June 2017south westerly, scattered clouds, max23°c

Foulness Island 14:00 to 16:00
Common Buzzard, female Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, Whimbrel, 5 Yellow Wagtail, c.10 Skylark, 9 Lapwing, 17 Canada Geese, 2 Common Tern, 3 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c.150 Swift also 4 Hummingbird Hawk Moth in garden and c.25 House Martin (Courtend ) only a few last year. Steve and Fran Giles.

RSPB Wallasea Island 20:30 to 21:00
1 Common Tern, 5 Common Pheasant, 60+ Woodpigeon, 7 Linnet, 4 Corn Bunting, 30+ Black-headed Gull, 13 Carrion Crow, 6 Magpie, 1 Swallow, 1 Kestrel. 2 Brown Hare. Rob Harris.

Friday 23rd June 2017west south west, partly cloudy, max25°c

RSPB Vange Marsh 13:15 to 14:15
1 Hobby, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Bearded Tit, 1 Song Thrush, Swift, Swallow. 1 Small Heath, Ringlet, Meadow Brown, Marbled White. Mick Roe.

Hutton 13:45
2 Red Kite (pair drifting very low toward Brentwood), 1 Buzzard seen while trying to relocate the Alpine Swift. Michael Sullivan.

Thundersley Common 15:14
2 Buzzard drifting east over common. Don Wildish.

Thursday 22nd June 2017westerly, scattered clouds, max25°c

River Roach Seal Trip, 10:15 to 13:15
1 Greylag Goose, 82 Canada Goose Photo available - click here, 4 Shelduck, 2 Lapwing. 48 Common Seal including 9 pups Photo available - click here. Graham Mee.

RSPB Vange Marsh 13:00 to 14:30
14 Redshank, 14 Lapwing, 78 Greylag Geese, 4 Mute Swan with 6 Cygnets, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Common Tern, 25 Swift, 1 Marsh Harrier (adult female), large numbers of Coot and Gadwall. David Shepherd.

Wakering Stairs 16:25 to 17:55
1 Kestrel, 7 Little Egret, 6 Oystercatcher - 3 pairs, 109 Swift - all ones and twos and all flying west, 3 Swallow, 1 probable Arctic Tern - short bill, head and neck, uniform grey upper wing, didn't see bill tip colour, (no other terns seen), 1 Turtle Dove heard, 9 Whitethroat, 1 male Reed Bunting. David Selley.

Wednesday 21st June 2017easterly, clear, max25°c

Canewdon, Hyde Wood Lane 07:40 to 07:50
1 Yellowhammer and 1 Corn Bunting, both singing males. David Selley.

RSPB Vange Marsh 10:15 to 11:45
1 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Song Thrush, 9 Little Egret. 2 Cinnabar Moth, Small Skipper, Essex Skipper, Large Skipper, 10 Ringlet, 40+ Marble White, 2 Meadow Brown, 3 Small Heath, 2 Small Tortoise Shell, 2 Comma, Large White, 1 Holly Blue. Mick Roe, Terry Gleave.

Barling Millennium Wildlife Park 15:00 to 16:40
c.50 Swift high over Barling, 20+ Swallow - constant stream of birds drinking from the meadow pond, 10 Stock Dove, 3 Yellow Wagtail - male and 2 juveniles, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Blackcap, 3 Chaffinch, 7 Greenfinch including 4 juveniles, 2 Corn Bunting. Many Essex Skipper and/or Small Skipper, 1 Large Skipper, 3 Comma, 6 Small Tortoiseshell, 6 Marbled White, many Meadow Brown and many Ringlet butterflies. David Selley.

Runwell 16:00 to 16:45
In Garden: 1 Bullfinch, 4 Carrion Crow, 3 Magpie, 4 Woodpigeon, 2 Robin, 8 House Sparrow, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch. 1 Ringlet Butterfly Photo available - click here. Rob Harris.

Hutton 18:25
95% certainty; 1 Alpine Swift. Larger than swift, many in the area for comparison, not solid enough for Hobby. Robust flight . Could not see white underbelly at distance but am sure ID is correct as I have seen many over the last 30yr. Michael Sullivan.

Tuesday 20th June 2017easterly, clear, max26°c

Leigh on Sea, Park View Drive 15:15
Male Sparrowhawk over garden. Graham Mee.

Monday 19th June 2017easterly, clear, max28°c

RSPB Vange Marsh 09:30 to 10:30
1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Avocet, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting. 4 Marbled White, 1 Comma, 1 Holly Blue, Small Skipper, Small White. Mick Roe.

Stanford Marshes to Thameside Nature Reserve 09:45 to 11:30
2 Yellowhammer in hedgerow Rainbow Lane south end, Greenfinch, 4 Chaffinch, Blackbird, 2 Sedge Warbler heard, 1 Chiffchaff. Thameside Reserve: 6 Skylark, 3 Linnet, Kestrel, Cuckoo heard, 2 Swallow, Little Egret, c.50 Black-headed Gull. common Lizard, Fox. Denis Warren.

Great Wakering 11:50 to 12:00
2 Buzzard circling above Morleys garden Centre. Graham & Kris Mee.

Sunday 18th June 2017variable, clear, max30°c

Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:30 to 11:22
c.20 Lapwing, 1 male Yellowhammer present, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing, 2 Chiffchaff singing Coryton, 1 Cetti's Warbler present, 3 Little Egret, pair of Redshank, 1 Pochard on Manorway Fleet, 2 Corn Bunting singing, 4 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 5 Stock Dove. 10+ Marbled White. Richard Fahey.

Rayleigh, Ferndale Road 09:00 to 10:00
2 Bullfinch, 1 Buzzard. Robin Peppiatt.

Two Tree Island 17:00
7+ Swift, 2 Swallow. Margaret Hayday.

Saturday 17th June 2017variable, clear, max28°c

Southchurch Park East 08:35
1 Kingfisher flying across water/roosting in trees in NW corner of pond. First sighting here for two years. Robert Dobinson.

River Roach, 13:30 to 16:00
4 Little Egret, 2 Avocet, 6 Common Tern, 18 Common Seal with four pups Photo available - click here. Graham Mee.

Friday 16th June 2017westerly, scattered clouds, max23°c

Ashingdon, Princess Gardens 10:40
Large Jackdaw flock over for the second morning running, 4 Swift while watching Jackdaws. David Selley.

Hullbridge 14:53
White Admiral in garden. Colin Knight.

Wakering Stairs 15:50 to 17:50
Sightings: (Broomway to Haven Point): 2 Little Egret, 12 Oystercatcher - 6 pairs, 3 Stock Dove, 4 Turtle Dove - 3 purring in distinct locations + 1 in repeated display flight behind Q-Battery building , 1 Swallow, 9 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Song Thrush singing, 8 Goldfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 4 Linnet. Red Admiral, Meadow Brown, Small Tortoiseshell, Small White and 4 Marbled White butterflies. 1 Pygmy Shrew tore across the footpath just in front of me - first live one I've ever seen. David Selley.

Thursday 15th June 2017westerly, clear, max25°c

Jones Memorial Park 04:45
Pair of Little Owl on top of play equipment in children's park. Phil Lusher.

Jones Memorial Park 09:30
c.50 Swift over back park, pair of Swallow heading east, male Kestrel, Pied Wagtail, 2 Wren, Whitethroat. Phil Lusher.

Saffron Walden 09:31
1 Red Kite. Clive and Rachel.

Ashingdon, Princess Gardens 11:10 to 11:20
54 Jackdaw over in a single noisy flock - arrived from the north-west, hung around for about 10 minutes, and returned in the same direction. David Selley.

Wednesday 14th June 2017easterly, clear, max22°c

RSPB Vange Marsh 06:45 to 07:45
7 Bearded Tit (4 young, 3 adult, 1 male, 2 female), 4 Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting, 3 Lapwing, 2 Mute Swan with 6 Cygnets, 2 Oystercatcher, 5 Swift, 3 Avocet (in flight). David Shepherd.

Jones Memorial Park 09:45
A minimum of 100 Swift hawking for insects over the back field. Great to see. Phil Lusher.

Southend, Cromwell Road 10:45
3 Swift high over garden, group of 4 newly fledged Blue Tit in the cherry tree, Robin, dozens of House Sparrow and Starling on feeder and ground. Phil Lusher.

Stanford Marshes to Thameside Nature Park 11:30 to 15:30
14 Greylag Geese (2 goslings), 8 Shelduck, 2 Mallard, 2 Little Egret, 7 Coot, 12 Goldfinch, 5 Greenfinch, 1 Cetti's Warbler heard, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Sedge Warbler heard, 3 Robin, 2 Blackbird, 3 Yellowhammer Photo available - click here, 2 Pied Flycatcher (pair flying from fence to flowers for insects), 24 Swallow (all flying to and from a metal footbridge underside), 2 Swift, 9 Collared Dove, 2 Wren, 3 Dunnock, 6 Crow, 8 Wood Pigeon, 14 Skylark, 1 Kestrel. Denis Warren.

Wat Tyler Country Park 14:45 to 15:30
1 Bearded Tit, 1 Buzzard, Common Tern, Avocet, Tufted Duck. Mick Roe.

Thundersley Common 15:20
1 Buzzard over common being harassed by a crow. Don Wildish.

Tuesday 13th June 2017variable, clear, max22°c/p>

Leigh on Sea, Park View Drive 11:30
Buzzard over high north. Graham & Kris Mee.

Monday 12th June 2017westerly, partly cloudy, max19°c

Magnolia Nature Park 10:15 to 12:00
Woodpigeon, Starling, House Sparrow, Magpie, Jackdaw, Swallow, Blackbird, Whitethroat, Dunnock, Mallard, Great Tit, Song Thrush, Carrion Crow, Wren, Blackcap, Robin, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Swift, Black-headed Gull, Green Woodpecker, Kestrel, Jay, Collared Dove. M. Hill & S. Jackson.

RSPB Wallasea Island 12:15 to 14:00
Starling, Woodpigeon, 4 Pheasant, Mallard, many Black-headed Gull, Carrion Crow, 8 Meadow Pipit, 20 Skylark, Herring Gull, 7 Little Egret, Mallard, 2 Yellow Wagtail, Moorhen, Common Tern, Great Crested Grebe, 10 Avocet, 5 Cormorant, Mute Swan, Swallow, Swift, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Stock Dove, Blackbird, Magpie, Collared Dove. M. Hill & S. Jackson.

Chelmsford, Tile Kiln 17:30
1 Red Kite. Andy Webb.

Sunday 11th June 2017south westerly, partly cloudy, max24°c

Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:33 to 10:50
2 Avocet, 3 Lapwing, 7 Redshank, 1 Common Buzzard, c.6 Cuckoo, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing, 1 Chiffchaff singing, 1 Cetti's Warbler present, 3 Little Egret, 3 Pochard on Manorway Fleet, 2 Swallow. Richard Fahey.

Daws Heath 09:00
Peregrine Falcon low over tree line. Circled over head and flew west. Alerted by crows, thanks Crows. Neil Latham.

Wakering Stairs 10:00 to 11:55
Cupids Chase to seawall: 2 Buzzard, 7 Mediterranean Gull persistently circling and calling, 1 Cuckoo calling, 1 Nightingale still singing, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 10 Whitethroat, 2 Skylark, 6 Great Tit including 5 juveniles, flock of 20+ House Sparrow feeding in broad bean crop. Speckled Wood and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies. David Selley.

River Roach Seal Trip, 10:00 to 16:00
6 Little Egret, 42 Canada Goose, 8 Shelduck, 4 Common Tern. 18 Common Seal (incl. first pup of the season) Photo available - click here. Graham Mee.

Thorpe Bay, Parkanaur Avenue 11:00
1 Sparrowhawk devouring a starling on the lawn. Ian Smith.

Saturday 10th June 2017southerly, clear, max23°c

Southend, North Avenue 09:40
For the first time I have just seen a Grey Squirrel in the Tree and then on the back fence. S. Jackson.

Southend, Cromwell Road 10:00
Single Jackdaw on the roof, 2 Swift briefly high up. Phil Lusher.

Benfleet, Sandown Road 12:40
A train of Jackdaw, 30 in total over garden. Don Wildish.

Ashingdon, Lascelles Gardens 13:05
1 Red Kite being heavily mobbed by crows. David Selley.

Eastwood, Lundy Close, 19:15
2 Mediterranean Gull (adults over together). Jeff Kinnerman.

Friday 09th June 2017south westerly, partly cloudy, max21°c

Jones Memorial Park 09:30
Flock of about 20 Swift hawking for insects over the back field. Flew off East after about 5 minutes. Phil Lusher.

Southend, Cromwell Road 10:00
3 Swift dashing about high over garden. Phil Lusher.

Thundersley Common 14:18
1 Hobby over woods. Don Wildish.

Billericay 13:45
Red Kite flying SW over Garden. Kurt.

Wakering Stairs 16:00 to 18:00
2 Shelduck, 1 Kestrel, 10 Oystercatcher - 5 pairs on territories, 2 Redshank, 2 Cuckoo - males calling, 2 Turtle Dove - both birds purring and displaying between the Broomway and Haven Point, 2 Song Thrush singing, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Swallow, 2 Linnet, several Painted Lady butterflies. David Selley.

Southend, Wyatts Drive 17:36
Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker and 1 female Green Woodpecker on lawn. The Great Spotted eventually got to close to the Green who chased it off. Alec Beanse.

Thursday 08th June 2017south westerly, mostly cloudy, max19°c

Jones Memorial Park 04:45
2 adult and 2 juvenile Little Owl on the 'Boots and Laces' fence. Third day in a row. Phil Lusher.

EWT Blue House Farm 09:00 to 15:21
4 Greenfinch, 250+ Starling, 25+ Swift (150+ Swift distant over fields), 2 Swallow, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Stock Dove, 5 Reed Bunting (males), 8 Barnacle Goose, 47 Shelduck, c.38 Lapwing, 4 Meadow Pipit, 9 Skylark, 6 Avocet, 3 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Tern (together), 2 Little Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier (female hunting), 2 Teal, 2 Redshank, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 House Martin, 1 Kestrel (male hunting), 4 Pied Wagtail (including juvenile). 2 Brown Hare (together). River Crouch: 2 Corn Bunting, 1 Yellow Wagtail. Small Tortoiseshell, Small Heath, Meadow Brown. Jeff Kinnerman, Scott Ambrose.

EWT Thameside 10:30 to 11:30
1 Cuckoo, 1 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat. 1 Fox. Mick Roe.

Hanningfield Reservoir 13:00 to 15:00
c.200 Canada Geese, 100 Greylag Geese, 35 Black-headed Gull, 12 Common Tern Photo available - click here, 4 Mute Swan, 100 Coot Photo available - click here, 5 Gadwall, 6 Mallard, Blackcap, Chaffinch, Wren, Song Thrush, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chiffchaff, 8 Long-tailed Tit flitting from tree to tree, Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron. Muntjac Photo available - click here. Denis Warren.

Wednesday 07th June 2017westerly, scattered clouds, max20°c

Great Wakering, Common Road 08:50
Excellent views of Red Kite flying low over the old landfill site then along hedge line towards The Common. Tony Pilkington.

Tuesday 06th June 2017west south west, rain, max17°c

Southend, Victoria Avenue 14:25
1 Peregrine Falcon flying south then over the Odeon. David Selley.

Monday 05th June 2017west south west, rain, max17&

RSPB Vange Marsh 10:30 to 11:30
1 drake Garganey. 1 Cinnabar Moth. Mick Roe.

Sunday 04th June 2017west south west, scattered clouds, max20°c

Priory Park 08:00
A first for me, a swimming Grey Heron! I initially thought this bird was a cormorant but it turned out to be a Grey Heron swimming from a deep part of the lake to a sand bank in the shallows by the island. Once there it stood up and, during the 3 minutes I watched, caught 3 small fish. Never seen anything like it before. Phil Lusher.

Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:22 to 11:30
10+ House Martin west, 3 Swallow (one west), 2 Swift, 1 Common Buzzard, c.8 pairs Cuckoo, 1 Lesser Whitethroat singing, 1 Blackcap singing, 1 Chiffchaff singing Coryton, c.5 Cetti's Warbler present, 3 Little Egret, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Lapwing singles, pair of Redshank, 1 Pochard and Little Grebe on Manorway Fleet, 1 Pair of Corn Bunting, 1 pair of Linnet. Richard Fahey.

Great Wakering 11:00
3 Red Kite. Alan Crosby.

Hullbridge, Coventry Close 14:15
Red Kite flying over the roof tops towards the river. Gary & Cheryl Beacon.

Foulness Island 15:00 to 18:30
5 Little Egret, 1 Common Tern, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Cuckoo, 4 Oystercatcher, 8 Corn Bunting, 6 Yellow Wagtail, 8 Pied wagtail. c.20 Brown Hare Photo available - click here. 2 Hummingbird Hawk Moth Photo available - click here. Graham & Kris Mee.

Saturday 03rd June 2017westerly, clear, max22°c

Rochford 07:15 to 08:00
7 Swift including 2 seen entering nest sites, 9 House Martin, 1 Blackcap and 2 Chiffchaff singing by reservoir. David Selley.

Friday 02nd June 2017variable, clear, max24°c

No reports received for this day.

Thursday 01st June 2017variable, partly cloudy, max23°c

Fobbing Marsh/Coryton 08:55 to 11:27
1 Marsh Harrier, 1 drake Tufted Duck and 5 Pochard on Manorway Fleet, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Lesser Whitethroat singles, 1 Blackcap and Chiffchaff singing Coryton, 3 Cetti's Warbler present, 1 Swallow, 1 Little Egret, 2 Redshank, pair of Corn Bunting, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Stock Dove. 1 Red Admiral. Richard Fahey.

Canvey Wick 09:10 to 11:00
4 Cuckoo (2 seen in flight), 2 Lesser Whitethroat, lots of Common Whitethroat, 4 Blackcap, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 4 Pheasant, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 small flocks of young Long-tailed Tit. Tim Hurdley.

Abberton Reservoir 10:10 to 14:00
Magpie, Rook, Woodpigeon, Starling, House Sparrow, Collared Dove, Song Thrush, Carrion Crow, Buzzard, Jackdaw, Mute Swan, Meadow Pipit, many Skylark, Coot, Cormorant, Canada Goose, Little Grebe, Greylag Goose, Herring Gull, Black-headed Gull, Mallard, Great Crested Grebe, Marsh Harrier, Little Egret, Pied Wagtail, Common Tern, many Reed Bunting, Chaffinch, many Whitethroat, Long-tailed Tit, a few Lesser Whitethroat, Tufted Duck, Grey Wagtail, Gadwall, Cuckoo, Great Tit, Blackcap, Goldfinch, Wren, Linnet, Moorhen, Swan Goose, Grey Heron, Greenfinch, Pheasant, Kestrel, Blackbird, Grey Partridge, Red-legged Partridge, Dunnock. M. Hill & S. Jackson.

Wat Tyler Country Park 15:30
2 Hobby doing aerobatics. Mick Roe.

Little Leighs 17:10
1 Red Kite flying South west over our garden. Ben & Denise Matz.



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