Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 16 visits in 2019 with a total of 53 different species recorded by 11 observers throughout the year (by comparison 48 species were recorded in 2018 from 19 visits). Highlights during the year included Glaucous Gull, Great White Egret. There were more sightings recorded of Hen Harrier (14), Short-eared Owl (12) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2019

Visits by Month in 2019

Records at Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries in 2019

Species Status Count
Avocet Regular 2
Barn Owl Regular 2
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 5
Brent Goose Regular 2
Buzzard Regular 5
Canada Goose Regular 1
Corn Bunting Regular 7
Cuckoo Regular 1
Curlew Regular 2
Dark-bellied Brent Goose Abundant 2
Dunlin Abundant 3
Glaucous Gull Description required 1
Golden Plover Regular 6
Great White Egret Description required 4
Green Sandpiper Regular 1
Grey Heron Regular 3
Grey Plover Regular 1
Greylag Goose Regular 1
Hen Harrier Scarce 14
Kestrel Regular 10
Lapwing Abundant 4
Little Egret Regular 6
Little Ringed Plover Scarce 1
Mallard Abundant 1
Marsh Harrier Regular 13
Mediterranean Gull Regular 2
Merlin Scarce 3
Moorhen Abundant 1
Mute Swan Regular 2
Peregrine Falcon Scarce 1
Pheasant Regular 1
Pintail Regular 1
Pochard Regular 1
Redshank Regular 4
Reed Bunting Regular 1
Ringed Plover Regular 2
Robin Abundant 1
Sand Martin Regular 1
Shelduck Regular 5
Short-eared Owl Scarce 12
Shoveler Regular 1
Snipe Regular 1
Sparrowhawk Regular 1
Starling Abundant 2
Stock Dove Regular 1
Stonechat Regular 6
Swallow Regular 1
Teal Abundant 1
Wheatear Regular 1
Whimbrel Regular 1
Wigeon Abundant 5
Wood Pigeon Abundant 1
Yellow Wagtail Regular 2