West Canvey Marshes RSPB

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

There were 13 visits in 2019 with a total of 55 different species recorded by 2 observers throughout the year (by comparison 35 species were recorded in 2018 from 5 visits).. There were more sightings recorded of Herring Gull (5) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2019

Visits by Month in 2019

Records at West Canvey Marshes RSPB in 2019

Species Status Count
Avocet Regular 7
Black-headed Gull Abundant 9
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 4
Buzzard Regular 2
Canada Goose Regular 3
Chaffinch Abundant 1
Chiffchaff Abundant 1
Collared Dove Regular 1
Common Gull Regular 6
Common Sandpiper Regular 3
Common Tern Regular 1
Curlew Regular 1
Dunlin Abundant 2
Egyptian Goose Scarce 1
Gadwall Regular 1
Goldfinch Regular 7
Great Black-backed Gull Regular 2
Green Sandpiper Regular 2
Greenshank Regular 1
Grey Heron Regular 10
Greylag Goose Regular 3
Herring Gull Regular 5
Hobby Regular 1
House Sparrow Abundant 2
Kestrel Regular 6
Lapwing Abundant 9
Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Linnet Regular 1
Little Egret Regular 10
Little Ringed Plover Scarce 2
Mallard Abundant 8
Marsh Harrier Regular 8
Meadow Pipit Abundant 1
Mediterranean Gull Regular 3
Mute Swan Regular 2
Oystercatcher Regular 3
Peregrine Falcon Scarce 2
Pied Wagtail Regular 10
Pochard Regular 1
Redshank Regular 1
Shelduck Regular 5
Shoveler Regular 5
Skylark Regular 6
Snipe Regular 2
Sparrowhawk Regular 1
Starling Abundant 5
Stock Dove Regular 4
Stonechat Regular 1
Swallow Regular 5
Swift Regular 4
Teal Abundant 6
Tufted Duck Regular 2
White / Pied Wagtail Regular 1
Wigeon Abundant 2
Yellow Wagtail Regular 2