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Trip Report: Tollesbury Wick (Essex Wildlife Trust) – 6 November 2021

After the long lockdown, we finally resumed our bird watching walks with a trip to Tollesbury Wick. Fifteen hardy souls…

Greylag, Abberton

Trip Report: Abberton Reservoir – 8 March 2020

With recent stormy weekends, it was good just to get out, and, although breezy, at least there was no rain….

Little Egret

Trip Report: Heybridge Basin – 25 January 2020

The weather wasn’t particularly inviting, being dull and chilly, at around 5°C – and the online weather forecast I consulted…

Coalhouse Fort

Trip Report: Coalhouse Fort Park – 14 December 2019

The walk was led for us by Steve Swinney, a keen member of the Essex Birdwatching Society, and his wife…

Trip Report: Weald Country Park – 1 September 2019

An enthusiastic group enjoyed a sunny morning stroll and some of the resident and migratory bird species. This park has…

Trip Report: Blue House Farm – Evening Walk 26 June 2019

Sixteen of us met on a bright but breezy evening for our walk where we hoped to see one of…

Trip Report: Wallasea Island – 26 May 2019

It was a glorious spring day when the group met at Wallasea Island car park, early arrivals being treated to…

Trip Report: Fingringhoe Wick (Essex Wildlife Trust) – 20 April 2019

Eleven of us met up on this sunny and warm Easter Saturday for our visit to this lovely reserve. As…

Trip Report: Cudmore Grove (Essex County Council) – 3 March 2019

To those of you who looked at the weather forecast (basically, a lot of rain for the morning) and decided…