Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 23 Oct

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:15 to 15:45,
12 Snipe 30 Avocet 1 Kestrel 3 Rock Pipit 7 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Golden Plover 1 Redwing 40 Teal 25 Wigeon 1 Reed Bunting 7 Linnet [Steve Grimwade]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 07 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 18:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Mute Swan 1 Kestrel 200 Grey Plover (Approx.) 8 Turnstone 20 Greenshank (At least.) 4 Sandwich Tern (Possibly six. At least one juvenile.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 17 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:00 to 17:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Kestrel 15 Teal 12 Oystercatcher (Lagoon.) 50 Ringed Plover (At least. East of slipway.) 50 Grey Plover (At least. Across from slipway, roosting on salt marsh. Many in summer plumage.) 26 Lapwing (Lagoon.) 11 Dunlin (At least. East of slipway.) 7 Knot (Roosting on lagoon with Godwits. Four in summer plumage.) 2 Turnstone (Flew across to Canvey side from near slipway.) 2 Whimbrel (At least.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (East of slipway. Winter plumage/ juvenile.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Roosting on lagoon.) 16 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Lagoon.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult, from slipway.) 5 Common Gull (Slipway.) 1 Common Tern (Close to slipway. Many more across creek, roosting on wooden jetty.) 5 Sandwich Tern (One very close to slipway. Others roosting across creek; or in flight.) 3 Little Tern (Across from slipway, fishing saltmarsh edge & channels.) 4 Yellow Wagtail (At least. Including a still nicely coloured male having a dust bath in the slipway car park.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Flew over lagoon.) 30 Goldfinch (At least, landward side of bridge. Mostly juveniles.) 5 Greenfinch (Landward side of bridge.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 20 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:00 to 16:30, Sun & clouds. Warm.
1 Hobby (Immature, harassing curlers & starlings on the eastern salt marsh.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Non- breeding plumage.) 7 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Tern 1 Common Gull [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 28 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 05:00 to 11:00,
1 Red Kite (Over houses to north then drifted northwest) 3 Cuckoo (2 males & 1 female) 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st summer bird flew west) 1 Nightingale (singing male) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 15 Whitethroat 100 Swift 11 Swallow 1 Linnet 9 Blackcap (singing males) 4 Little Egret 1 Kestrel 1 Reed Warbler 2 Chiffchaff [Steve Grimwade]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Sunday 26 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 15:15 to 18:00, Cloudy, breezy. Warm.
1 Hobby 14 Oystercatcher (12 on the lagoon, two near slipway.) 5 Ringed Plover (Near slipway.) 1 Grey Plover (Across from slipway. Summer plumage.) 2 Dunlin (Near slipway. Summer plumage.) 4 Sanderling (Near slipway; one on it. Quite tame. All summer plumage.) 1 Greenshank (Across from slipway.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (One adult, one 2nd summer.) 2 Common Tern (Lagoon. More around slipway, coming & going.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 22 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 15:30, Sunny, warm. Hazy.
2 Grey Plover (Still in winter plumage.) 23 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Whimbrel (At least.) 4 Mediterranean Gull (At least two adults. Two 1st summers.) 4 Common Tern (Two near slipway. Two on lagoon. Courtship notes.) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Saltmarsh.) 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing Male.) 2 Reed Warbler (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 20 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 17:00, Sunny, warm. Cool breeze.
100 Brent Goose (At least.) 1 Sparrowhawk 50 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 3 Whimbrel (At least.) 2 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Turnstone (Lagoon) 10 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Mainly from the slipway area & adjacent saltmarsh.) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Sandwich Tern (Across from slipway.) 8 Common Tern (Slipway area.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 25 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:00 to 17:00, Dry, sun & cloud, cool N breeze, 12c. Sightings with Brenda from W scrape hide. This hide will be CLOSED for repairs on 28/3/19.
100 Redshank (Circa. High tide at 15 34, 5.7 m.) 1 Knot 20 Dunlin (Circa.) 8 Oystercatcher 1 Greenshank 3 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Turnstone 2 Little Egret 3 Grey Plover 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Circa.) 2 Reed Bunting (Pair.) 1 Lapwing 6 Snipe 6 Curlew 3 Herring Gull 2 Shoveler (Pair) 2 Mallard (Pair) 12 Wigeon 20 Teal (Circa.) 4 Shelduck 50 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 2 Moorhen [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 22 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 14:45, Overcast, cold breeze. All records from western lagoon.
2 Shelduck 30 Teal 4 Shoveler (Two pairs.) 13 Oystercatcher (Looked like six pairs plus an interloper.) 6 Grey Plover 1 Dunlin 6 Turnstone 7 Black-tailed Godwit 120 Redshank (At least.) 1 Greenshank 25 Black-headed Gull (Many more around island.) 5 Common Gull (Slipway car park area; & creek.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea