Date Details Sitename
Sunday 10 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:45 to 15:00, Fine and sunny, light NNE wind, rising tide, managed retreat half covered.
42 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat.) 7 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat.) 631 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat.) 268 Shelduck (In the managed retreat.) 2 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat.) 314 Avocet (In the managed retreat.) 202 Redshank (In the managed retreat.) 261 Dunlin (In the managed retreat.) 1 Knot (In the managed retreat.) 38 Curlew (In the managed retreat.) 45 Wigeon (In the managed retreat.) 24 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip the rest in the managed retreat.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the tip) 2 Stonechat (Pair on the road to the VC) 107 Tufted Duck (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Females, one each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 136 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 24 Shoveler (19 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Gadwall (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 03 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:00, Broken cloud, light SW wind, rising tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Outer car park) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female type over Stanford Creek) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Female types, Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 20 Pochard (14 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 81 Tufted Duck (22 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 13 Shoveler (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 139 Coot (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Cetti's Warbler (One near the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Teal (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 1 Water Rail (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted Duck X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 4 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 31 Lapwing (In the managed retreat) 1 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 9 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 32 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 259 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 82 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 37 Knot (Mucking Bay) 92 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 61 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 218 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 14 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 27 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 12:30, Broken cloud, SW wind, rising tide
7 Great Tit (On feeders by outer car park) 1 Kingfisher (Stanford Creek) 6 Stonechat (Pairs on the track to VC, on the tip, and by the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 187 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest in Stanford Creek) 288 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 252 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 286 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 58 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 81 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (One each by the outer car park and Golden Gates) 5 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 155 Coot (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 73 Tufted Duck (23 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 15 Pochard (11 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Kestrel (On the tip) 1 Water Rail (By the pit to the south of the tip) 12 Shoveler (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 21 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 15:30, Heavy rain for most of the day, NNW wind, falling tide
57 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 137 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 8 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat) 201 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 43 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 87 Teal (Mucking Bay) 73 Gannet (All up river before the rain stopped, most returned some not for three hours) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 9 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 348 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 1 Goldeneye (Female up river before returning to Mucking Bay) 36 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 211 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 418 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 3 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river and out again) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Over from Kent) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over from Kent) 1 Kestrel (Over from Kent) 2 Stonechat (Pair on the approach road to VC) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 93 Tufted Duck (28 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Shoveler (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 159 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 9 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female TuftedXPochard hybrid on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Friday 18 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:15 to 16:00, Sunny, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk (Took great tit from feeder.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Immature male.) 3 Avocet 3 Grey Plover 4 Turnstone 4 Black-tailed Godwit 47 Curlew 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Stonechat [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Saturday 12 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:00 to 11:00,
1 Black-necked Grebe (Black-necked Grebe still Golden gates lake TTNP Mucking Essex. NE side. 11 am) [Steve Swinney]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Thursday 10 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 17:30 to 17:45,
1 Kingfisher (Mucking sluice) [Mark Fisher]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 06 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:30, Wet early with ESE wind, dry later W wind, falling tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Outer car park) 91 Teal (Singles Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Mucking Bay) 53 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 449 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 69 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 30 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 7 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 95 Tufted Duck (23 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 10 Pochard (Five each Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 23 Gadwall (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 182 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Merlin (Male chasing Skylarks on the track to the VC) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the tip) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 244 Rook (Golden Gates) 68 Shoveler (63 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted Duck x Pochard hybrid on the pit to the south of the tip) 3 Buzzard (Over the tip) 10 Stock Dove (Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 16 Knot (Mucking Bay) 1204 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 611 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 4 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 36 Curlew (Mucking Bay) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Saturday 05 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 14:00 to 15:30, Sunny Intervals 15C Fading easterly
1 Water Rail (Goldengates) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Goldengates : NE end - Now into 3rd week) [Steve Swinney]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 30 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 18:00 to 18:00,
1 Kestrel (Hare on the fields) 1 Kingfisher (By the sluice) [Mark Fisher]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)