Date Details Sitename
Thursday 23 Jan

Tilbury 09:45 to 11:45, Overcast, no wind, HT
14 Canada Goose (In the fort) 26 Lapwing (In the fort) 5 Redshank (On foreshore by ferry terminal) 10 Mallard (In the moat) 54 Teal (In the moat) 5 Shelduck (On foreshore by STW outfall) 1 Shoveler (Drake in the moat with Teal) 1 Grey Heron (In the fort) 1 Little Egret (In the moat) 29 Little Grebe (In the moat) 1 Snipe (In roadside ditch) [Paul Larkin]

Tuesday 31 Dec

Tilbury 13:45 to 15:00, Overcast, misty, drizzle, E wind, rising tide
74 Wigeon (Drifting up on the tide with Teal and a Shoveler) 64 Teal (Drifting up on the tide with Wigeon and a Shoveler) 1 Shoveler (Drake, Drifting up on the tide with Teal and Wigeon) 17 Gadwall (On STW outfall) 13 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Flew E over the fort to the river then down stream) [Paul Larkin]

Monday 16 Dec

Tilbury 12:00 to 12:30, Broken cloud, light S wind, rising tide
17 Avocet (On foreshore) 4 Shelduck (On foreshore by the fort) 55 Teal (On STW outfall) 18 Mallard (On STW outfall) 17 Gadwall (On STW outfall) [Paul Larkin]

Thursday 05 Dec

Tilbury 10:00 to 13:00, Broken cloud, light SW wind, LT
21 Avocet (On foreshore) 107 Teal (90 on foreshore, 27 in the fort) 2 Buzzard (Sparring over the old P Stn site, one eventually flew over to Kent) 1 Shelduck (On foreshore) 18 Lapwing (On foreshore by ferry terminal) 6 Redshank (On foreshore by ferry terminal) 50 Goldfinch (In the fort) 30 Linnet (In the fort) 43 Canada Goose (In the fort) 5 Greylag Goose (In the fort) 1 Grey Wagtail (In the fort) 1 Snipe (In the fort) 31 Little Grebe (In the moat) 1 Little Egret (In the fort) [Paul Larkin]

Tuesday 03 Dec

Tilbury 11:00 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, light SW wind, low tide
43 Avocet (On foreshore) 15 Teal (On foreshore) 32 Mallard (On foreshore) [Paul Larkin]

Thursday 07 Nov

Tilbury 10:00 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, SW wind, falling tide
12 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 5 Curlew (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 21 Redshank (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 10 Lapwing (On foreshore near ferry terminal) 1 Little Egret (In the fort) 156 Teal (46 in the fort, 39 on the STW outfall, 71 on foreshore near the new landfill) 16 Little Grebe (In the fort) 49 Mallard (13 in the fort, 36 on the STW outfall) 2 Gadwall (On the STW outfall) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (On foreshore near the new landfill) 2 Wigeon (With Teal on foreshore near the new landfill) [Paul Larkin]

Tuesday 05 Nov

Tilbury 13:00 to 16:00, Fine and sunny, light NNE wind, rising tide
1 Great Skua (On the water in Lower Gravesend Reach, later flew down river past East Tilbury) 104 Teal (On foreshore near the fort) 32 Mallard (On STW outfall) [Paul Larkin]

Wednesday 30 Oct

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Fine and sunny, E breeze, falling tide
1 Long-tailed Duck (Stonking drake, c/w tail, in nbp drifting down river on the tide) 26 Teal (On foreshore by the fort) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore by the fort) [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury 13:30 to 15:00, Broken cloud, ESE wind, HT
56 Wigeon (Flocks of 29 & 27 high up river) 19 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Single flock up river then SW into Kent) 12 Common Scoter (Flying around in Gravesend reach) [Paul Larkin]

Saturday 26 Oct

Tilbury 08:15 to 09:15, Overcast, strong SSW wind, rising tide
25 Lapwing (On foreshore by ferry terminal, later flew up river) 8 Curlew (On foreshore by ferry terminal) 15 Teal (On foreshore by fort) 19 Mallard (On STW outfall) 2 Redshank (On STW outfall) 1 Oystercatcher (On foreshore by ferry terminal) [Paul Larkin]

Sunday 20 Oct

Tilbury 15:00 to 16:30, Overcast, N wind, HT
370 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (All but 17, which went down river again, SW into Kent, largest flock 256) [Paul Larkin]