Date Details Sitename
Thursday 23 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:45 to 16:45, Sun & cloud. Warm, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk 300 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Roosting on lagoon.) 4 Whimbrel (At least.) 10 Greenshank (At least. Lagoon.) 20 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Mostly adults, in various stages of moult. At least three 2nd summers.) 5 Common Gull 1 Common Tern (At least.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 06 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:45 to 17:45, Sun, some cloud.
2 Water Rail (Calling, eastern end.) 12 Grey Plover (At least. Six on lagoon. Six plus from slipway) 1 Dunlin (Slipway.) 2000 Knot (Approx. All from slipway.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 01 Feb

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:30 to 13:00, Low tide, windy but otherwise mild
22 Black-headed Gull 5 Herring Gull 10 Redshank 1 Long-tailed Tit 3 Magpie 2 Blackbird 5 Wood Pigeon 50 Teal 7 Curlew 2 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 35 Lapwing 3 Shelduck 15 Wigeon 3 Common Tern 2 Carrion Crow 1 Robin [Kaia Bard]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Thursday 30 Jan

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 14:00, Rain light breeze
9 Common Gull 6 Herring Gull 2500 Dunlin (Estimate almost certainly lots more) 15 Redshank 12 Curlew 2 Brent Goose 70 Black-headed Gull 1 Peregrine Falcon [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 11 Jan

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:15 to 16:15, Cloudy, occasional sun. Breezy.
2 Pintail (Pair flew over the slipway, heading SW.) 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Female flew low past the slipway & settled on the water. Swam upstream.) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Turnstone 1 Rock Pipit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Wednesday 23 Oct

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:15 to 15:45,
12 Snipe 30 Avocet 1 Kestrel 3 Rock Pipit 7 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Golden Plover 1 Redwing 40 Teal 25 Wigeon 1 Reed Bunting 7 Linnet [Steve Grimwade]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 07 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 18:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Mute Swan 1 Kestrel 200 Grey Plover (Approx.) 8 Turnstone 20 Greenshank (At least.) 4 Sandwich Tern (Possibly six. At least one juvenile.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 17 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:00 to 17:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Kestrel 15 Teal 12 Oystercatcher (Lagoon.) 50 Ringed Plover (At least. East of slipway.) 50 Grey Plover (At least. Across from slipway, roosting on salt marsh. Many in summer plumage.) 26 Lapwing (Lagoon.) 11 Dunlin (At least. East of slipway.) 7 Knot (Roosting on lagoon with Godwits. Four in summer plumage.) 2 Turnstone (Flew across to Canvey side from near slipway.) 2 Whimbrel (At least.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (East of slipway. Winter plumage/ juvenile.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Roosting on lagoon.) 16 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Lagoon.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult, from slipway.) 5 Common Gull (Slipway.) 1 Common Tern (Close to slipway. Many more across creek, roosting on wooden jetty.) 5 Sandwich Tern (One very close to slipway. Others roosting across creek; or in flight.) 3 Little Tern (Across from slipway, fishing saltmarsh edge & channels.) 4 Yellow Wagtail (At least. Including a still nicely coloured male having a dust bath in the slipway car park.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Flew over lagoon.) 30 Goldfinch (At least, landward side of bridge. Mostly juveniles.) 5 Greenfinch (Landward side of bridge.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 20 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:00 to 16:30, Sun & clouds. Warm.
1 Hobby (Immature, harassing curlers & starlings on the eastern salt marsh.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Non- breeding plumage.) 7 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Tern 1 Common Gull [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 28 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 05:00 to 11:00,
1 Red Kite (Over houses to north then drifted northwest) 3 Cuckoo (2 males & 1 female) 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st summer bird flew west) 1 Nightingale (singing male) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 15 Whitethroat 100 Swift 11 Swallow 1 Linnet 9 Blackcap (singing males) 4 Little Egret 1 Kestrel 1 Reed Warbler 2 Chiffchaff [Steve Grimwade]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea