Date Details Sitename
Thursday 26 Mar

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 14:00 to 17:30, Sunny but breezy
3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing individuals (not seen) at 3 locations ) 2 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Female spotted twice, poss same bird) 50 Avocet (Numerous pairs on lagoon and surrounding area) 3 White-fronted Goose (With Greylags and Canada’s in fields East of lagoon. ) 1 Merlin (Female hunting in same fields as geese then over towards Canvey Marsh. ) 1 Reed Bunting (Smart male on tip side of reserve) [Paul Kingston]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Monday 23 Mar

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:30 to 15:15, Bright and sunny with a cold easterly wind
1 Black-necked Grebe 1 Little Ringed Plover 2 Chiffchaff 221 Avocet 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Green Woodpecker 5 Greenfinch 2 Kestrel 70 Lapwing 12 Linnet 2 Marsh Harrier [Alan Shearman]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Saturday 07 Mar

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:30 to 14:15,
3 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Kestrel 62 Avocet 1 Chiffchaff 2 Stonechat 3 Cetti's Warbler [Alan Shearman]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 29 Jan

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Pheasant 1 Canada Goose 1 Greylag Goose 6 Mute Swan 1 Shoveler 1 Gadwall 1 Wigeon 1 Mallard 12 Pintail 1 Teal 1 Pochard 1 Tufted Duck 30 Stock Dove 1 Collared Dove 1 Wood Pigeon 1 Moorhen 1 Coot 1 Great Crested Grebe 4 Oystercatcher 1 Lapwing 1 Redshank 1 Black-headed Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Herring Gull 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Cormorant 1 Grey Heron 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Kestrel 1 Magpie 1 Rook 1 Carrion Crow 1 Jackdaw 1 Blue Tit 1 Great Tit 1 Blackbird 1 Song Thrush 2 Stonechat 1 Starling 1 Robin 1 Pied Wagtail 1 Meadow Pipit 1 Chaffinch 1 Linnet 1 Goldfinch [Alan Shearman]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Sunday 19 Jan

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 13:00 to 14:00, Sunny, cold.
10 Barnacle Goose 20 Pintail (At least.) 2 Marsh Harrier (Immatures.) 1 Kestrel 1 Bearded Tit (Pinging briefly from adjacent reeds.) 1 Stonechat (Female.) [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Monday 23 Dec

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 11:45 to 16:00, Sunny, breezy.
2 Marsh Harrier (Adult male & immature.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Looked like adult female harassing the wildfowl.) 1 Kestrel 1 Knot (Main lagoon.) 14 Curlew (Saline area.) 10 Pintail 40 Pochard 3 Stonechat (Pair plus a second male.) [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Sunday 22 Sep

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 09:00 to 13:00, Sunny at first, cloud building then squally showers
1 Reed Bunting 1 Meadow Pipit 2 Cetti's Warbler 4 Little Grebe 1 Tufted Duck 2 Pochard 20 Teal (+) 50 Wigeon (+) 2 Pintail (females) 9 Shoveler (+) 8 Mallard 4 Shelduck 1 Yellow-legged Gull (juv moulting in to 1st winter) 1 Kestrel [Bob Graves]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Thursday 05 Sep

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:45 to 12:30, Sunny, breezy
6 Little Egret 20 Gadwall 30 Teal 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Sparrowhawk 5 Golden Plover 40 Lapwing 2 Ruff 50 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Green Sandpiper 5 Whinchat 3 Whitethroat (common darter, migrant hawker, hairy dragonfly, emperor dragonfly) [John McLaughlin]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Sunday 25 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 07:00 to 09:30, Light cloud cover, warm.
90 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Greenshank 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Green Sandpiper 6 Ruff 1 Oystercatcher 65 Avocet 2 Bearded Tit 1 Cetti's Warbler 3 Whinchat (Two near car park.) 1 Yellow Wagtail 80 Goldfinch 2 Linnet 3 Little Egret 6 Grey Heron 1 Marsh Harrier [Andrew Dodd]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Saturday 03 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 13:30 to 14:45, sunny warm
1 Garganey (male) 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Little Ringed Plover 1 Dunlin 3 Avocet 1 Common Gull 1 Bearded Tit (calling) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Golden Plover 1 Yellow Wagtail (male) [Mark Gregory]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)