Date Details Sitename
Thursday 05 Sep

East Tilbury 08:00 to 16:00, Fine and sun, NW wind, falling then rising tide
185 Ringed Plover 115 Dunlin 21 Knot 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Juvs) 79 Curlew 165 Grey Plover 1 Cattle Egret 1 Common Sandpiper 91 Shelduck 1 Little Stint 2907 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Golden Plover 429 Common Tern (Movement started at 1300hrs and none seen after 1430hrs. Largest flock 168. All lingered in Mucking Bay before flying up river.) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Tuesday 27 Aug

East Tilbury 07:45 to 14:15, Hot and sunny, light NE wind, heavy pollution haze, rising then falling tide
2 Sandwich Tern 58 Curlew 168 Grey Plover 92 Knot 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Yellow Wagtail 1022 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Buzzard 89 Ringed Plover 122 Shelduck 10 Teal 26 Dunlin 97 Common Tern (Small groups moving up river all day totalling around 100, 97 on the mud at Coalhouse Point mid afternoon were probably these birds resting up. Most flew up river at 1400hrs) 2 Little Tern (One high inland calling, single juv at the Point) 7 Black Tern (Resting up with Commons, flew up river with Commons) 1 Little Gull (One pristine juv with terns at the Point) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 22 Aug

East Tilbury 08:15 to 13:30, Fine and sunny, SW breeze, falling tide
59 Knot 2498 Black-tailed Godwit 53 Curlew 72 Ringed Plover 26 Dunlin 1 Turnstone 77 Grey Plover 2 Sparrowhawk 8 Teal 1 Garganey (Eclipse drake) 1 Buzzard 2 Cetti's Warbler [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 15 Aug

East Tilbury 08:15 to 12:30, Overcast, W wind, rising tide
33 Yellow-legged Gull 105 Curlew 3 Whimbrel 114 Ringed Plover 165 Dunlin 48 Lapwing 11 Knot (All grey birds bar one) 48 Grey Plover 3567 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Juv) 7 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 9 Little Grebe (Plus one downy young) 97 Shelduck (Plus a crèche of four) 5 Yellow Wagtail [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 08 Aug

East Tilbury 08:00 to 13:15, Fine and sunny, light W wind, falling tide
12 Yellow Wagtail 36 Yellow-legged Gull (In field) 107 Lapwing (In field) 26 Little Egret 46 Grey Plover 27 Dunlin 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Wheatear 2322 Black-tailed Godwit 71 Curlew 2 Whimbrel 2 Buzzard 64 Shelduck 4 Green Sandpiper 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Stonechat (Male) 32 Ringed Plover [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Saturday 03 Aug

East Tilbury 07:30 to 14:00, Broken cloud, strengthening E wind, rising tide
1088 Black-tailed Godwit 68 Curlew 6 Yellow Wagtail 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv over from Kent) 878 Avocet 105 Lapwing 11 Yellow-legged Gull (In field) 5 Green Sandpiper 4 Little Egret 11 Grey Plover 4 Whimbrel 73 Shelduck 6 Teal (Flock up river) 1 Mute Swan (Drifting up on the tide) 32 Common Tern (Flocks of 24 and 8 up river, all after 1230hrs) 2 Arctic Tern (Up river with 24 Commons) 1 Stonechat (Male) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Friday 26 Jul

East Tilbury 08:00 to 11:30, Broken cloud, W wind, falling tide
651 Black-tailed Godwit 1317 Avocet 43 Curlew 193 Lapwing 11 Grey Plover 6 Mediterranean Gull (Three adults, 2nd summer, two juvs) 3 Canada Goose 95 Shelduck (Plus crèches of 12 and five) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Marsh Harrier (Male) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 11 Jul

East Tilbury 08:00 to 12:30, Overcast, sunny later, light W wind, rising tide
12 Mediterranean Gull (All adults bar one 1st summer) 35 Lapwing 125 Shelduck 1 Marsh Harrier (Female type) 29 Common Tern (Over the Thames) 2 Pochard 2 Tufted Duck 5 Little Grebe 1 Little Ringed Plover (Adult) 2 Mute Swan 1 Cetti's Warbler 10 Grey Plover 2 Dunlin 28 Curlew 689 Avocet 89 Black-tailed Godwit [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 04 Jul

East Tilbury 10:00 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, light NE wind, LT
2 Stonechat (Pair) 1 Water Rail (Adult calling with young replying) 439 Black-tailed Godwit 26 Curlew 123 Shelduck (Plus a crèche of 12) 31 Lapwing 8 Little Grebe 1 Marsh Harrier (Female type) 1 Buzzard 1 Teal (Duck) 3 Little Ringed Plover (Two adults and a juv) 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Cuckoo 1 Cetti's Warbler 2 Mute Swan 70 Sand Martin 361 Avocet [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 27 Jun

East Tilbury 10:00 to 12:45, Cloudy early, sunny later, strong NE wind, falling tide
34 Mediterranean Gull (Following the plough, all adults bar three each 1st and 2nd summers) 1 Common Gull (1st summer following the plough) 209 Shelduck 371 Avocet 9 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Red-legged Partridge 2 Little Ringed Plover (Adults) 2 Cetti's Warbler 5 Green Sandpiper 1 Water Rail 2 Great Crested Grebe 2 Mute Swan 1 Stonechat (Male) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury