Date Details Sitename
Friday 06 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:45 to 16:30, Cloud & sun. Breezy, showers, some heavy.
1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male, over the old tip. Tussling with peregrine.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Looked like an immature female. Tussling with marsh harrier over the old tip.) 1 Kestrel 1 Water Rail (Calling near hide.) 150 Lapwing (At least. Scrape.) 31 Black-tailed Godwit (Marina.) 1 Spotted Redshank (Flushed from creek by marsh harrier.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Bearded Tit (Pinging briefly near hide.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 05 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 09:00 to 13:00, Calm, cold and a bit misty
30 Fieldfare 12 Black-tailed Godwit 100 Wigeon 30 Shoveler 3 Tufted Duck 2 Reed Bunting 1 Marsh Harrier (Stunning female hunting then perched to west) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male) 1 Kestrel 1 Mistle Thrush 8 Curlew 1 Little Grebe 1 Snipe 1 Raven (1/2 second very distant glimpse in flight from behind, thought it was a raptor but kronked as it disappeared) [Matt Turner]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Sunday 01 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:45 to 16:45, Cloudy, some sun. Light showers.
23 Wigeon (At least. Creek.) 40 Teal (At least. Creek.) 60 Shoveler (Approx. End of the fleet.) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 1 Water Rail 100 Lapwing (At least. Scrape.) 25 Black-tailed Godwit (Some feeding on the creek; other flying over towards Vange.) 11 Curlew (Creek.) 8 Redshank (At least. Creek.) 2 Spotted Redshank (Creek. Possibly three. One appeared to have an injured leg.) 2 Barn Owl (Over Green Centre car park at dusk.) 1 Green Woodpecker [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Friday 29 Nov

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:00 to 16:45, Sunny, chilly.
23 Wigeon (At least. Creek.) 12 Teal (Scrape. Many more on the creek.) 40 Shoveler (At least. Scrape.) 17 Gadwall (Scrape.) 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Peregrine Falcon (Looked like a female. Second pylon right of goalposts.) 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 100 Lapwing (At least.) 35 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. In flight over creek.) 1 Green Sandpiper (Scrape.) 5 Fieldfare 2 Bearded Tit [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Friday 22 Nov

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 10:40 to 12:15, Dry, overcast, light SE breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from Scrape hide.
150 Lapwing (Circa.) 53 Mallard (35 drakes, 18 females.) 4 Gadwall (2 pair.) 2 Grey Heron (Very quiet here today. Not one Gull on scrape. 5 islands completely devoid of birds.) 2 Pied Wagtail 2 Stock Dove 50 Carrion Crow (Circa.) 1 Robin 2 Blackbird (M&F. 1 Red Fox.) 50 Starling (Single flock. ) [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Friday 25 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:15 to 14:30, Dry, overcast, cool light S breeze. 12/16 c. Sightings with Brenda from scrape hide.
1 Spotted Redshank (Injured bird still present & surviving ok.) 1 Ruff 250 Lapwing (Circa, including birds up over Bowers Marsh.) 1 Snipe (Edge of fleet.) 30 Stock Dove (Circa. Distant flock.) 8 Gadwall 4 Shoveler (2 pair.) 20 Mallard 1 Tufted Duck (Female.) 2 Wigeon (Pair.) 5 Goldfinch 200 Starling (At least.) 2 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 2 Kestrel (Constantly mobbed by Crows.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Seen off by Crows.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Top of pylon.) 4 Common Gull 6 Herring Gull 12 Greylag Goose (Fly overs.) 10 Black-headed Gull [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 14:30 to 15:45, Cloudy, showers.
1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male.) 1 Kestrel (Female.) 1 Water Rail (Calling.) 1 Spotted Redshank (Individual with injured leg.) 1 Curlew [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 17 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:30 to 14:00, Sun, cloud & showers. S wind strengthening, 16c. Sightings with Brenda from Scrape hide.
1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (M&F.) 1 Kestrel (Harassing Buzzard.) 1 Sparrowhawk 100 Lapwing (Circa.) 5 Ruff 2 Snipe 1 Spotted Redshank (Suffering with injured leg.) 10 Shoveler (5 pair.) 4 Gadwall (2 pair.) 10 Mallard (Circa.) 2 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 1 Little Grebe 1 Reed Bunting (Male.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only from below hide.) 100 Starling (At least.) 4 Jackdaw 2 Stock Dove [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:30 to 16:00, Sun & clouds, warm. Becoming chillier with heavy shower.
1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Adult female & adult male.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 7 Snipe (At least.) 3 Ruff (At least.) 1 Spotted Redshank (Bird with injured leg.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) 150 Lapwing (At least.) 28 Mallard (At least.) 15 Shoveler (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 03 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:00 to 18:30, Cloudy, chilly.
1 Great White Egret (Scrape & adjacent trees.) 2 Kestrel 1 Spotted Redshank (Individual with injured right leg. Still seemed to be feeding ok.) 1 Green Sandpiper 15 Swallow (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Sunday 29 Sep

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:30 to 17:15, Cloudy, some sun, breezy, some showers.
2 Little Grebe 2 Little Egret 20 Shoveler (At least. Mostly out of sight.) 20 Teal (At least. Mostly out of sight.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Immature.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female.) 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon 100 Lapwing (At least.) 1 Snipe 1 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Spotted Redshank (Appeared to have an injured right leg. Managing to feed.) 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Ruff 10 Swallow (At least.) 6 House Martin (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 26 Sep

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 17:45 to 18:30, Sun & cloud.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Snipe 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Spotted Redshank 3 Little Egret [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea