A second little owl was heard calling late morning a hundred metres away at Rewsalls Farm.
Near the Vineyard were 50 fieldfares and 20 redwing, along with 20 goldfinches in the alders. Noted around the Rewsalls marshes were 45 linnets, common buzzard, 2 little egrets, displaying meadow pipit, 200 brent geese, 30 curlew, 30 mallard and little grebe.
badger footprint showing the claw-marks was found close to the Rewsalls seawall.
A water vole was watched feeding along the edge of the Coopers pond in the Rewsalls marshes.
The glaucous gull was then seen late on Friday afternoon from Brightlingsea roosting on Rat Island and again the following late afternoon from near East Mersea when it was seen by Steve Entwistle and Andy Field on the mud near Brightlingsea and Point Clear up until dusk.
Also five common scoter and ten red-breasted mergansers in the Colne on Saturday while a great northern diver was offshore from West Mersea on Wednesday 8th.
At the country park on Wednesday the water rail showed beside the park pond, two little egrets in the trees and 11 tufted duck on the pond, while four Canada geese were on the grazing fields.
A brimstone butterfly was reported by Angela Lancefield in her Shop Lane garden on Friday 9th.
Two commas were reported by Adrian Amos in his East Road garden on Monday 6th.
A beautiful plume moth was also seen flying from the trap into a nearby bush.