Date Details Sitename
Sunday 20 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 14:00, Fine and sunny, strong ENE wind, rising tide
1 Buzzard (On the tip) 28 Cormorant (Golden Gates) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 35 Tufted Duck (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 12 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 31 Mallard (Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 5 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, one on the Thames, the rest, including plus one downy young, Golden Gates) 33 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 4 Stock Dove (Golden Gates) 7 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 146 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, eight Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 13 Shoveler (Seven on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Pochard x T Duck on the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Arctic Tern (Juv down river) 1 Whinchat (On the tip boundary fence) 401 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 36 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 343 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 1 Turnstone (Mucking Bay) 246 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 689 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 21 Common Tern (Single flock down river then resting on the Thames and drifted out of sight up river) 10 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 1 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 13 Sep

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, light W wind, HT
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (By the outer car park) 20 Meadow Pipit (Flock around the head of the creek) 1 Common Sandpiper (Stanford Creek) 4 Stonechat (Near the VC) 347 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 56 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 1 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 30 Teal (Stanford Creek) 72 Redshank (Stanford Creek) 55 Mallard (In the managed retreat) 1 Barnacle Goose (Golden Gates) 39 Tufted Duck (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates.) 5 Pochard (Golden Gates) 46 Shoveler (Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus one downy young, Golden Gates.) 94 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 67 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 7 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Golden Gates) 3 Buzzard (Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 30 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 14:30, Sunny, N wind, rising tide
5 Little Egret (Two each in Stanford Creek and Golden Gates, one in the managed retreat) 24 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 46 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 1 Knot (In Mucking Bay) 113 Redshank (In Mucking Bay) 38 Teal (Seven Golden Gates the rest in Mucking Bay) 1034 Black-tailed Godwit (In Mucking Bay) 23 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 145 Shelduck (In Mucking Bay) 5 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 1 Curlew Sandpiper (Juvenile in the managed retreat ) 27 Wigeon (10 Golden Gates, 17 in the managed retreat the same seen flying high west inland over Golden Gates) 1 Sparrowhawk (Near the VC) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Near the outer car park) 1 Barnacle Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 21 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 99 Tufted Duck (Nine on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (Four plus two dependant young Golden Gates, one on the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Pintail (Golden Gates) 64 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 13 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 4 Pochard (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Shoveler (One 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) 29 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Saturday 29 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 09:30 to 13:30,
3 Whinchat (Alomg road near entrance) 1 Wheatear (Along road near entrance) 1 Cuckoo (Juv) [Sean Huggins]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 23 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 13:45, W wind, showery, rising tide
4 Whinchat (With Stonechats along VC approach road) 4 Stonechat (Along VC approach road) 13 Teal (One on Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 109 Tufted Duck (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 35 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Pochard (Golden Gates) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 131 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 59 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (Two each a Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Barnacle Goose (Golden Gates) 5 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (One plus one well grown young on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus two fledged young, Golden Gates) 3 Little Egret (One each on the pit to the south of the tip, the managed retreat and Stanford Creek) 59 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 245 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 278 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 553 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 56 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 1 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 2 Oystercatcher (Mucking Bay) 2 Turnstone (Mucking Bay) 9 Ringed Plover (Mucking Bay) 1 Wheatear (In hay field by the VC) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Around the outer car park) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 02 Aug

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 13:30, Fine and sunny, W wind, rising tide
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (By the outer car park) 123 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 53 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 75 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 911 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 365 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 1 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 1 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 3 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female near the VC) 3 Common Sandpiper (Stanford Creek) 8 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 97 Coot (22 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 90 Tufted Duck (Three, plus four downy young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus one downy young, Golden Gates) 3 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two well grown young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus one downy young, Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Juvenile on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Thursday 30 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:30 to 11:00, Sunny hot. Golden Gate Lakes area.
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Yellow Wagtail (Male perched upon fence across from the railway line.) [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 19 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 13:45, Overcast, occasional rain, NE wind, rising tide
78 Canada Goose (Five in the managed retreat, the rest Golden Gates) 48 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 107 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 3 Whimbrel (In the managed retreat) 1 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 474 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 382 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 63 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 1 Turnstone (Mucking Bay) 1 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 4 Yellow-legged Gull (Mucking Bay) 4 Little Egret (Two each in the managed retreat and Golden Gates) 35 Mallard (Mucking Bay) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Juvenile in the managed retreat) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Near the outer car park) 102 Tufted Duck (Four, plus a brood of 10 (!) downy young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 26 Pochard 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two well grown juvs, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 78 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 133 Coot (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 11 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Plus a single fledged chick Golden Gates) 19 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 148 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 12 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 13:15, Fine and sunny, light SE wind, LT
3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Plus one fledged chick, Golden Gates) 173 Coot (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 109 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 29 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 10 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 17 Pochard (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 30 Gadwall (12 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 76 Tufted Duck (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male over the tip) 4 Common Sandpiper (Stanford Creek) 1 Stonechat (Female near the VC) 10 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 2 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 50 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 2 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 84 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 227 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 292 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult in Mucking Bay) 8 Yellow-legged Gull (Mucking Bay) 1 Corn Bunting (Sing near the approach road to the VC) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 05 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 11:25, Sunny, occasional showers, strong W wind
173 Coot (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 53 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Common Tern (Plus one young, Golden Gates) 43 Tufted Duck (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus two broods of three, Golden Gates) 7 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 55 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 50 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two plus two young on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 9 Gadwall (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)