Key:Plain Text- Resident/Regular Visitor.Green -Likely to be Annual. Amber -Less than Annual. Red -Rarity. CAPITALS -New bird for site.
(The above "Colour Coding" changed for several species in 2013 due to some being now a more regular species at the Haven - which has got to be good, whilst others are unfortunately not seen/recorded here as much as they used to be. This coding is purely defined by ourselves for the Haven site).
Site Year Tick*
1st - A bright, sunny morning with WSW moderate winds of c10mph up to 13mph and gusting of just a little higher at 15mph. The coastline temperature readings before 09.00hrs already being at +17 degrees. A Redstart (09.07hrs) is again in the bushes near the Memorials area, in front of the Owl's tree. MR.
NB: Forewarning of the Clacton Triathlon Weekend that takes place annually at Holland Haven Country Park - This year the dates are 6th & 7th September 2014. Apart from a full carpark and the obvious noise in the area, please bear in mind that the cycle events also use the tracks up the service road, past the Sluice Cottages to the mounds and along the seafront and greensward.
NB: Whilst it is endeavoured to update this & other associated pages on a daily basis, please bear in mind that work & other commitments may & do at times delay these updates. At all times & wherever you are birding, should you know you are viewing a good bird for the site, area or even country, please try to inform other birders asap by whatever means available. If you do not have a contact for any of the area’s local birders then the likes of the Pager services will assist & if deemed, they will release the news.