Date Details Sitename
Saturday 17 Oct

Gunners Park, Shoebury 08:30 to 11:00,
1 Yellow-browed Warbler (Still present for 5th day in trees adjacent toddler play area) [Robin Peppaitt]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Wednesday 30 Sep

Gunners Park, Shoebury 10:30 to 16:00, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk SW breeze. 18c. High tide at 12 47, 5.5. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Kingfisher (Male fishing from pier throughout hide tide. Caught fish on every attempt. Active pair on the fresh water channel. ) 1 Meadow Pipit (Brief landing on the Pier. ) 2 Sanderling (On Pier. ) 9 Ringed Plover (On Pier.) 30 Turnstone (Circa.) 100 Redshank (Circa. Sitting out high tide on lake island.) 100 Swallow (Circa. Constant stream of birds going South either side of high tide.) 50 Brent Goose (Flying East.) 4 Little Egret 2 Common Gull 200 Oystercatcher (Plus.) 7 Mute Swan 3 Mallard (Female with two ducklings on the channel.) 2 Stonechat (Pair. ) 2 House Sparrow [David Hale]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Wednesday 23 Sep

Gunners Park, Shoebury 09:00 to 13:30,
240 Siskin (All south and out over Thames in small groups ranging from 5 to 50) 2 Spotted Flycatcher (In SSSI (One taken by Sparrowhawk whilst we were watching it!)) 4 Blackcap 5 Chiffchaff 1 Lesser Whitethroat 18 Mediterranean Gull 11 Little Grebe 40 Swallow 6 House Martin 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Grey Wagtail 500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 900 Oystercatcher 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 40 Meadow Pipit [Steve Grimwade]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Sunday 20 Sep

Gunners Park, Shoebury 10:45 to 16:00,
3 Arctic Skua (Dark phase birds) 13 Siskin 2 Lesser Redpoll 74 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 6 Mediterranean Gull (5 adults and 1 1cy) 8 Great Crested Grebe 3 Gannet (Juveniles ) 30 Sandwich Tern 4 Common Tern 49 Wigeon 9 Pintail 3 Teal 4 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Sunday 26 Jul

Gunners Park, Shoebury 14:30 to 15:30, Dry mild
4 Little Grebe 3 Mediterranean Gull 15 Sand Martin 19 Turnstone 20 Swallow 25 House Martin (A thriving colony on the town houses near the car park ) 5 Swift [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Wednesday 23 Oct

Gunners Park, Shoebury 09:00 to 12:30,
2 Sandwich Tern 1 Black Redstart (Female/immature in SE corner) 6 Fieldfare 1 Mistle Thrush 3 Chiffchaff 2 Redwing 2 Cetti's Warbler 5 Song Thrush 2 Stonechat 1 Gannet (Juvenile) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male) 7 Little Grebe 1 Sanderling 300 Starling 6 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Thursday 10 Oct

Gunners Park, Shoebury 10:55 to 12:55, High Tide. Strong Westerly. Bright and Sunny.
10 Little Grebe (On Mere) 1 Sparrowhawk (West) 80 Ringed Plover (Barge Pier) 350 Sanderling (Barge Pier) 100 Turnstone (Barge Pier) 300 Redshank (Mere island) 29 Swallow (West) 10 Meadow Pipit 10 Pied Wagtail 1 Wheatear 3 Stonechat (MFF) 3 Ring Ouzel (M,F,1stW) 2 Blackcap 1 Cetti's Warbler (M) 2 Chiffchaff 200 Starling 25 House Sparrow 10 Linnet 20 Goldfinch 1 Greenfinch (M) 4 Reed Bunting [Mike Harris]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Saturday 01 Dec

Gunners Park, Shoebury 13:30 to 14:30, Cold and grey
1 Black-throated Diver (adult on lake) 12 Little Grebe 19 Fieldfare 43 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (On mudflats) [Sean Nixon]

Gunners Park, Shoebury 12:00 to 13:00, Overcast but rain ceased - fairly mild
1 Black-throated Diver (An apparent moribund partial breeding-plumaged adult showing to a few yards. In distress and possibly lightly oiled - requires veterinary attention to survive. Spent long periods just shutting its eyes and had attempted to climb on to the bank) 12 Little Grebe 2 Mute Swan 1 Song Thrush (Singing male) 35 Starling [Lee G R Evans]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Friday 30 Nov

Gunners Park, Shoebury 10:45 to 13:00, SUNNYWITH LIGHT SOUTH WESTERLY WIND
1 Black-throated Diver (On main lake) 5 Little Grebe [Peter Triston]

Gunners Park, Shoebury 13:00 to 13:45, Sunny, mild for time of year
1 Black-throated Diver 11 Little Grebe [Peter Heath]

Gunners Park, Shoebury 11:00 to 12:30, sunny with light breeze
1 Black-throated Diver [Paul Chamberlain]

Gunners Park, Shoebury
Thursday 22 Nov

Gunners Park, Shoebury 11:20 to 15:10, Dry, calm, overcast, high water 11 33, 5.7 m. Cold 6c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Eider ( Feeding around pier for duration. Sex, possible immature male) 6 Great Crested Grebe 22 Little Grebe (On lake.) 200 Dunlin (Circa. High tide roost on pier.) 50 Ringed Plover (Circa. With Dunlin.) 2 Lapwing (On pier.) 20 Sanderling (Circa, with Dunlin.) 10 Little Egret 5 Curlew 100 Oystercatcher (Plus.) 30 Turnstone (Circa.) 50 Redshank (Plus. Waders spread across tidal mud in their hundreds. Report is of birds closest to sea wall.) 500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Plus. ) 1 Green Woodpecker 8 Greenfinch (Flock near car park.) 5 Common Gull 6 Blackbird (Males, near car park.) [David Hale]

Gunners Park, Shoebury