Date Details Sitename
Sunday 18 Aug

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:15 to 15:15, Sun & cloud. Warm, breezy.
5 Grey Heron 5 Little Egret 2 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male.) 23 Curlew (Roosting on dry area. ) 2 Redshank (Saline lagoon.) 2 Greenshank (Saline lagoon.) 3 Green Sandpiper (Saline lagoon.) 3 Common Sandpiper (Saline lagoon.) 100 Black-headed Gull (At least. Roosting on dry area.) 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Roosting on dry area.) 4 Bearded Tit 2 Goldfinch (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 15 Aug

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:30, Sun & clouds. Warm.
1 Marsh Harrier 1 Kestrel 6 Curlew 1 Greenshank 3 Green Sandpiper 5 Little Egret 2 Grey Heron [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 08 Aug

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:00 to 18:30, Sun & clouds. Warm. All sightings from saline lagoon.
1 Sparrowhawk 3 Lapwing (At least.) 1 Redshank 2 Greenshank 4 Green Sandpiper 1 Common Sandpiper 5 Curlew (At least. Roosting on the dry flood.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 02 Aug

Vange Marsh RSPB 09:15 to 11:15, Sun & clouds. Warm.
1 Marsh Harrier (Juv/Imm.) 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel (Adult & young.) 1 Oystercatcher 13 Curlew 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Saline lagoon.) 1 Greenshank 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kingfisher [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Sunday 28 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 13:15 to 15:15, Cloudy, occasional sun. Warm. All waders from the saline lagoon.
1 Kestrel 2 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 1 Lapwing 1 Curlew 5 Redshank 3 Greenshank 3 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Friday 26 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 15:45 to 18:30, Sun & cloud. Very warm, muggy. All waders except curlew seen on saline lagoon.
1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk (Carrying prey item towards old tip/Wat Tyler.) 1 Kestrel 2 Oystercatcher 14 Curlew (On the almost dry main flood.) 30 Redshank (Approx.) 10 Spotted Redshank (One still in full summer plumage.) 4 Greenshank 3 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 2 Common Tern (Fishing the saline lagoon.) 10 Swallow (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Saturday 20 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 11:45 to 13:45, Sun & cloud, warm, breezy. Then storm with heavy showers.
2 Oystercatcher 14 Curlew 17 Redshank (At least.) 4 Spotted Redshank (Feeding in the saline lagoon. Now moulting.) 1 Greenshank (Possibly two.) 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Common Tern (Caught fish & headed for Wat Tyler) 3 Bearded Tit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 18 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 17:30 to 18:30, Sun & clouds. Warm.
7 Grey Heron 5 Little Egret 2 Oystercatcher 25 Lapwing (At least.) 9 Curlew 1 Greenshank 30 Black-headed Gull (At least.) 3 Swallow [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Thursday 11 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 08:15 to 10:00, Cloudy, warm.
1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Juvenile.) 1 Kestrel 4 Black-tailed Godwit 16 Curlew 4 Spotted Redshank (At least. Beginning to moult out of summer plumage.) 1 Greenshank 2 Green Sandpiper [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB
Sunday 07 Jul

Vange Marsh RSPB 14:00 to 17:15, Sun & cloud. Warm, breezy.
1 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier (Adult female & two juveniles.) 2 Kestrel 2 Oystercatcher 2 Little Ringed Plover 50 Lapwing (Including one juv.) 44 Black-tailed Godwit 10 Curlew 50 Redshank (Approx.) 3 Spotted Redshank (At least. Summer plumage.) 1 Greenshank 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Kingfisher [Andrew Cox]

Vange Marsh RSPB