Haematopus ostralegus

Resident, passage migrant and winter visitor.

BOU Name
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Data Required
All breeding records. All inland and inner Thames records. Counts of 50+ elsewhere

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Oystercatcher 20 Oct 2020 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary David Hale 500 Circa.
Oystercatcher 16 Oct 2020 Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea Andrew Cox 23 Lagoon.
Oystercatcher 10 Oct 2020 Beckton Gary A James 1
Oystercatcher 04 Oct 2020 Steeple, Dengie Mark Buckley 250
Oystercatcher 04 Oct 2020 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 1 In the managed retreat
Oystercatcher 30 Sep 2020 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary Steve Grimwade 400
Oystercatcher 30 Sep 2020 Gunners Park, Shoebury David Hale 200 Plus.
Oystercatcher 27 Sep 2020 Heybridge Basin Tony Kennelly 2
Oystercatcher 23 Sep 2020 Gunners Park, Shoebury Steve Grimwade 900
Oystercatcher 20 Sep 2020 East Mersea Matthew Davison 300 Loads, the most abundant wader today.
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