Date Site Details
Saturday 09 Oct Tilbury

Tilbury 14:00 to 15:00, Light E wind, fine and sunny, HT
2 Razorbill (Down river) Avocet (Down river) 22 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (17 sitting off Coalhouse Point, five up and out) [Paul Larkin]

Friday 08 Oct Tilbury

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:45, Overcast with some drizzle, light S wind
51 Teal (One up river with Garganey, the rest on the foreshore by the STW outfall) 4 Shelduck (On foreshore by the STW outfall) Curlew (On foreshore by the STW outfall) 3 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the STW outfall) Garganey (Eclipse drake up river with a Teal) 6 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury 14:00 to 16:00, Overcast with clearance from the east later, no wind, almost HT
2 Black-necked Grebe (One drifted up river on the tide an hour later a second bird flew up river and settled) 26 Common Tern (Flocks of 1, 12 and 13 up river) Little Tern (With 12 Common Tern) Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

Thursday 30 Sep Tilbury

Tilbury 11:30 to 14:15, Overcast, strong SSW wind, falling tide
17 Bar-tailed Godwit (Two by the ferry terminal the rest on the foreshore near the new landfill) 4 Little Egret (Three by the fort one in the drain by the old landfill) 8 Little Grebe (In the moat) 49 Teal (Near the STW outfall) 17 Mallard (Near the STW outfall) 4 Shelduck (On the foreshore near the fort) 2 Raven (Two over the STW outfall) 9 Black-tailed Godwit (Two on the foreshore by the fort the rest by the new landfill) 2 Curlew (On the foreshore by the new landfill) [Paul Larkin]

Tuesday 21 Sep Tilbury

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Broken cloud, light variable wind, falling tide
54 Teal (On foreshore by the fort) 4 Bar-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the fort) 5 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the fort) 6 Shelduck (On foreshore by the fort) [Paul Larkin]

Saturday 18 Sep Tilbury

Tilbury 07:30 to 09:00, Broken cloud, light SE wind, rising tide
59 Teal (On foreshore in front of the fort) 40 Mallard (On foreshore in front of the fort) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of the fort) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of the fort) 6 Shelduck (On foreshore in front of the fort) 12 Avocet (East of the old P Stn jetty) 181 Common Tern (Flocks of 26 up then down, 104 up river, 51 up high and SW) 7 Sandwich Tern (Up river with Common Terns) 28 Wigeon (Single flock up river) 3 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

Saturday 04 Sep Tilbury

Tilbury 17:00 to 17:30, Murky with weak sunshine, strong NE wind, falling tide
Great Skua (Chasing Herring Gulls mid river) [Paul Larkin]

Tuesday 31 Aug Tilbury

Tilbury 08:00 to 10:00, Overcast, drizzle, brighter later, HT
Sabine's Gull (Juvenile up river with 13 Common Tern) 43 Common Tern (Up river, largest flock 13) 2 Sandwich Tern (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

Friday 27 Aug Tilbury

Tilbury 11:00 to 12:00, Broken cloud, light N wind, rising tide
3 Avocet (East of the old PStn) 3 Yellow-legged Gull (East of the old PStn) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (East of the old PStn) 4 Teal (On foreshore in front of the fort) 12 Shelduck (Three adults and nine well grown young) 2 Egyptian Goose (On foreshore in front of the fort) [Paul Larkin]

Monday 23 Aug Tilbury

Tilbury 15:00 to 16:30, N draught, HT
705 Common Tern (All up river, bar 38 which settled on the jetty hand rail, largest flock 180 ) 2 Sandwich Tern (Up river) 4 Black Tern (Up river with Commons) Arctic Tern (Juvenile up river with Commons) [Paul Larkin]

Saturday 21 Aug Tilbury

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Overcast,
Sandwich Tern (Down river) 16 Common Tern (Single flock down river) Tufted Duck (Up river) Great Crested Grebe (Down river) [Paul Larkin]