Date Details Sitename
Sunday 08 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:00, Fine and sunny, NNW wind, falling tode
47 Teal (One on the pit to the south of the tip, four Golden Gates, the rest in the managed retreat) 54 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 347 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 92 Mallard (In the managed retreat) 202 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 1004 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juv over the managed retreat) 2 Buzzard (Over the tip) 225 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 136 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Shoveler (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 12 Mute Swan (One on the Thames, the rest Golden Gates) 110 Tufted Duck (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 11 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 160 Coot (Ten on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Wigeon (Imm drake on Golden Gates, two in the managed retreat) 21 Gadwall (Seven on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Yellow-legged Gull (One on Golden Gates, the rest in the managed retreat) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (One on the Thames, two plus four juvs on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1804 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 1 Greenshank (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Friday 06 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 13:00 to 16:45, Cloudy, breezy. Some light rain.
1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Hobby 1 Kestrel 500 Avocet (At least.) 3 Knot 2 Curlew Sandpiper 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (At least.) 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Kingfisher 16 Linnet 5 Greenfinch 8 Turnstone [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 01 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:00, Broken cloud, W wind, almost HT
1 Stonechat (Juvenile on the VC approach road) 1 Red-legged Partridge (On the tip) 1 Raven (Over Golden Gates mobbed, in succession, by crows then Hobby, eventually moved off south) 1 Hobby (Mobbing Raven) 1 Whinchat (On tip fence) 11 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (One, plus two juvs, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Tufted Duck (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 7 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 185 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 168 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 131 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 18 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 4 Buzzard (Golden Gates) 1 Sparrowhawk (Golden Gates) 14 Teal (In the managed retreat) 144 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 8 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 31 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 2 Curlew Sandpiper (Juvs In the managed retreat) 11 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 106 Shelduck (Mainly juvs in the managed retreat) 1 Swift (With House !artins over Stanford) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 26 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 11:00 to 15:00, Sunny, hot.
6 Golden Plover (Managed retreat. Northern birds in summer plumage.) 3 Sandwich Tern 5 Yellow Wagtail 7 Swallow 4 Whinchat (Together.) 2 Stonechat (Adult & juvenile.) 9 Linnet 40 Goldfinch (Approx.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Saturday 24 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 13:45, Fine and sunny but bad pollution haze, E wind, falling tide
103 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 74 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 1680 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 12 Black Tern (Feeding mid river) 183 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 5 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 21 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 2 Stonechat (Juvs by the VC) 2 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 617 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 46 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 7 Little Tern (Feeding mid river) 30 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 142 Tufted Duck (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 17 Pochard (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus four juvs, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 185 Coot (Nine on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 29 Gadwall (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 57 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 10 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Buzzard (Over Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Tuesday 20 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:25 to 15:00, Dry, bright & breezy. Sun & cloud, 24c. Incoming tide. Sightings with Brenda from hide.
32 Curlew 6 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Dunlin 20 Ringed Plover (Circa.) 100 Avocet (Circa.) 100 Redshank (At least.) 4 Little Egret 5 Yellow-legged Gull 2 Shelduck (Pair.) 20 Mallard 2 Herring Gull 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 5 Sand Martin 2 Greenfinch (Juveniles.) 2 Great Black-backed Gull [David Hale]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 18 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 13:30, Clear with W wind, rain midday, rising tide
12 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (One, plus four juvs, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 148 Tufted Duck (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 18 Pochard (Golden Gates) 184 Coot (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 35 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 20 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 26 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 207 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 52 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 1 Teal (Mucking Bay) 8 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 8 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 27 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 643 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 241 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 86 Mallard (Mucking Bay) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult down river) 1 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Hates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 11 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:15, Broken cloud, strong W wind, falling tide
91 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 5 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 2 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 8 Knot (In the managed retreat, including two juvs and four red birds) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat, bp birds) 3273 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat, including the first juv) 31 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 1 Dunlin (In the managed retreat, juv) 15 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 151 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Golden Gates) 1 Little Egret (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 35 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 129 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 11 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 63 Tufted Duck (Golden Gates) 11 Pochard (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 69 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 24 Canada Goose (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 04 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 13:00 to 14:00, Hazy sun, warm.
1 Greenshank 4 Stonechat (Pair with two young.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 13:45, Overcast, light E wind, rising tide
30 Common Tern (Single flock up river, no further movement noted) 2 Greenshank (In the managed retreat) 7 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 3 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 4 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 4 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 2 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 149 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 11 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 595 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 2 Willow Warbler (Near the outer car park) 12 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 124 Canada Goose (80 In the managed retreat, the rest Golden Gates) 71 Tufted Duck (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 19 Pochard (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 122 Coot (11 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One plus a single juv on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 44 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Shoveler (Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 5 Buzzard (Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 28 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:15, Overcast, occasional drizzle, W wind, falling tide
162 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 3 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 599 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 51 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 1 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 6 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 1 Greenshank (In the managed retreat) 3 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 81 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Over the outer car park) 12 Mute Swan (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Pochard (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 83 Tufted Duck (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus broods of 7 and one, Golden Gates) 7 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus a brood of four, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 134 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 56 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 118 Coot (23 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Shoveler (Golden Gates) 27 Gadwall (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)