Date Details Sitename
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]

Thursday 10 Oct

Tilbury 12:30 to 14:00, Sunny, st.rong W wind, HT
3 Teal (In the fort) 38 Mallard (18 in the fort, the rest on the STW outfall) 23 Pied Wagtail (In the fort) 1 Grey Heron (In the fort) 3 Little Egret (In the fort) 1 Kingfisher (In the fort) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (On the foreshore) 1 Curlew (In the fort) 19 Little Grebe (In the fort) [Paul Larkin]

Saturday 05 Oct

Tilbury 07:00 to 08:00, Overcast, light E wind, falling tide
5 Knot (On foreshore in front of fort, my first record here) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of fort) 17 Teal (On foreshore in front of fort) 1 Mute Swan (Juv on foreshore in front of fort) 12 Brent Goose (Single flock flew up river then out again) [Paul Larkin]

Tilbury 14:00 to 15:00, Overcast, light E wind, rising tide
55 Brent Goose (Up river then out again, two flocks 35 and 20) 5 Common Tern (Up river then out again, single flock) [Paul Larkin]

Wednesday 02 Oct

Tilbury 08:00 to 09:00, Fine and sunny, NW wind, falling tide
12 Sandwich Tern (Two and a flock of ten up river) [Paul Larkin]

Sunday 29 Sep

Tilbury 09:00 to 10:00, Overcast with light showers, rising tide
42 Teal (On foreshore in front of fort) 7 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of fort) 44 Mallard (On STW outfall) 1 Hobby (South over to Kent) [Paul Larkin]