Date Details Sitename
Thursday 01 Aug

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:00 to 18:30, Sun & cloud. Warm.
1 Marsh Harrier (Distant, sparring with a buzzard) 2 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 6 Black-tailed Godwit (Flying off from a hidden part of the scrape.) 8 Common Tern (At least. Still much coming & going, often carrying fish.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Sunday 28 Jul

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:00 to 13:00, Cloudy. Warm.
1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Marina pylon.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult.) 14 Common Tern (At least. Including at least one fledged young.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Scrape.) 12 Little Egret 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Monday 22 Jul

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:15 to 15:15, Dry, cloud thinning, getting hot, 30c. Light S breeze. Sightings from scrape hide with Brenda.
1 Tufted Duck (Female with 3 ducklings.) 6 Mallard (All in eclipse.) 1 Oystercatcher 12 Lapwing 4 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Little Grebe 12 Common Tern (Circa.) 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull (With well grown chick.) 30 Black-headed Gull (At least, plenty of well grown young.) 10 Swift 4 Reed Warbler 4 Greylag Goose 3 Moorhen (Plus total of 5 young.) 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 04 Jul

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 14:00 to 15:45, Dry, sun & cloud, light breeze, 26c. Sightings with Brenda from scrape hide.
1 Buzzard 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult.) 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus, many fledging young.) 1 Lapwing 2 Tufted Duck (Pair with 7 ducklings.) 12 Mallard (Circa.) 1 Little Grebe (Heard today that the RSPB VC at WTCP closed permanently on 01/06/19. ) 1 Grey Heron (On pylon.) 20 Common Tern (Circa.) [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Monday 24 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 10:45 to 15:00, Calm, humid, overcast. Light shower. 26c. Sightings with Brenda from scrape hide.
2 Marsh Harrier (Pair.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Top of distant pylon.) 5 Bearded Tit (Plus. 5 on grit tray together, 2 female, 3 juvenile's.) 6 Reed Warbler (At least, in front of hide.) 20 Common Tern (Circa, nesting birds.) 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus. Many chicks.) 4 Swift 2 Oystercatcher 1 Little Grebe 1 Buzzard (Low on pylon.) 1 Cuckoo (Male, heard only.) [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 20 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:00 to 18:30, Sun & cloud. Some breeze.
1 Marsh Harrier (Female. Chased off by terns & gulls.) 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 15 Lapwing 2 Mediterranean Gull (Usual adult on the right hand island & hybrid on the left.) 20 Common Tern (At least.) 1 Cuckoo (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Tuesday 18 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 14:15 to 16:30, Dry to start, heavy showers arriving at 13 40. Sightings with Brenda from scrape hide.
3 Cuckoo (2 males, 1 female calling & showing well. All 3 perched together briefly on branch to left of hide.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male over scrape.) 6 Reed Warbler (At least, showing well.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Took a kill to top of distant pylon.) 1 Blackcap (Female.) 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 2 Bearded Tit (Pair in front of hide.) 6 Gadwall 20 Common Tern (Circa, breeding birds.) 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus pairs of breeding birds) [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Saturday 15 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 16:15 to 17:15, Cloudy, breezy.
2 Mediterranean Gull (One adult plus the usual hybrid.) 20 Common Tern (At least.) 1 Bearded Tit 2 Cuckoo (Male & female. Possibly a second Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 13 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:15 to 18:30, Cloudy, breezy.
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult Male.) 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher 60 Black-headed Gull (At least 60 young, many well grown.) 20 Common Tern (At least. Including at least four hatched young.) 4 Cuckoo (Three males, one female.) 4 Swift 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult.) 4 Bearded Tit (At least. Male & at least three young.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 06 Jun

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:00 to 18:30, Sun & cloud.
1 Marsh Harrier (Distant female.) 1 Buzzard 2 Oystercatcher (Pair.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Usual hybrid with bh gull.) 20 Common Tern (At least.) 2 Cuckoo (Male & female.) 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Bearded Tit [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea