Date Details Sitename
Sunday 19 Jan

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 15:15, Bright and sunny, light NW wind, LT
1 Stonechat (Near the creek) 165 Tufted Duck (12 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (Nine on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 48 Coot (17 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 118 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 11 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 31 Gadwall (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Raven (W over Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Buzzard (On the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Water Rail (In the alder wood) 1 Goldeneye (Female on GoldenGates) 25 Ringed Plover (Mucking Bay) 630 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 219 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 1296 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 692 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 126 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 2 Common Scoter (On the river) 132 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 38 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (On feeders in the outer car park) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 12 Jan

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 13:45, Overcast, strong SW wind, HT
32 Coot (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 86 Tufted Duck (25 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 113 Wigeon (Three Golden Gates the rest in Mucking Bay) 14 Turnstone (Roosting on the breach) 27 Pochard (Nine on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 42 Teal (One Golden Gates, 16 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Mucking Creek) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Females, Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 44 Gadwall (25 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted Duck X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 42 Curlew (Roosting on salt marsh) 15 Fieldfare (Flock over the outer car park) 3 Oystercatcher (Roosting on the breach) 143 Dunlin (Roosting on the breach) 62 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 05 Jan

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:00, Overcast, light SW wind, LT
118 Tufted Duck (17 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 21 Pochard (Nine on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 19 Gadwall (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 36 Teal (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, five Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Creek) 2 Goldeneye (Females Golden Gates) 47 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 4 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (GoldenGates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 9 Great Crested Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip the rest on the Thames) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 2 Common Scoter (On the Thames) 96 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 10 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 171 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 29 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 6 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 42 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 180 Wigeon (Roosting on sea wall below DP world) 1 Siskin (Male with Goldfinches Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 29 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:15 to 13:45, Sunny, mild.
100 Avocet (Approx.) 1 Kestrel 2 Stonechat (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 15 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:30 to 13:45, Sunny, breezy.
3 Oystercatcher 4 Stonechat (Two pairs.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Tuesday 03 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:00 to 11:30, Sunny, quite warm though chilly breeze.
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel 3 Grey Plover 2 Turnstone 100 Black-tailed Godwit (At least.) 6 Meadow Pipit (At least.) 2 Stonechat (Pair, close to centre.) 1 Black Redstart (Close to centre, edge of play area.) 2 Greenfinch [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 01 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:45, Cold and sunny, NNE wind, rising tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (On feeders by the outer car park) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the managed retreat) 93 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 15 Lapwing (Mucking Bay) 1497 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 789 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 189 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 67 Teal (Mucking Bay) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Singles in Mucking Bat and Golden Gates, two on the pit to the south of the tip) 16 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river then out again) 108 Tufted Duck (Eleven on the tip to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Pochard (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 9 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 9 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Female on Golden Gates) 12 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 9 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat, including one in partial breeding plumage) 18 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 1024 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 1 Red-throated Diver (On the Thames, eventually flew down river) 12 Common Scoter (Up river then on the water off Blyth Sands) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult into the managed retreat) 2 Stonechat (Pair by the VC) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 24 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:15, Overcast, rising tide
2 Stonechat (Pair on the approach to VC) 12 Grey Plover (Including one bird in bp, in the managed retreat) 302 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 57 Teal (In the managed retreat) 28 Avocet (In the managed retreat) 26 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 17 Knot (In the managed retreat) 111 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 101 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 67 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 262 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 8 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Down river) 109 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 122 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 91 Tufted Duck (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Shoveler (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 12 Gadwall (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Chiffchaff (Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female PochardxTufted Duck on the pit to the south of the tip) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 10 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:45 to 15:00, Fine and sunny, light NNE wind, rising tide, managed retreat half covered.
42 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat.) 7 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat.) 631 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat.) 268 Shelduck (In the managed retreat.) 2 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat.) 314 Avocet (In the managed retreat.) 202 Redshank (In the managed retreat.) 261 Dunlin (In the managed retreat.) 1 Knot (In the managed retreat.) 38 Curlew (In the managed retreat.) 45 Wigeon (In the managed retreat.) 24 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip the rest in the managed retreat.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the tip) 2 Stonechat (Pair on the road to the VC) 107 Tufted Duck (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Females, one each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 136 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 24 Shoveler (19 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Gadwall (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 03 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:00, Broken cloud, light SW wind, rising tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Outer car park) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female type over Stanford Creek) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Female types, Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 20 Pochard (14 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 81 Tufted Duck (22 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 13 Shoveler (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 139 Coot (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Cetti's Warbler (One near the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Teal (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 1 Water Rail (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted Duck X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 4 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 31 Lapwing (In the managed retreat) 1 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 9 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 32 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 259 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 82 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 37 Knot (Mucking Bay) 92 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 61 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 218 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 14 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)