West Canvey Marshes RSPB

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 10 visits in 2020 with a total of 59 different species recorded by 3 observers throughout the year (by comparison 55 species were recorded in 2019 from 13 visits).. There were more sightings recorded of Black-headed Gull (7) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2020

Visits by Month in 2020

Records at West Canvey Marshes RSPB in 2020

Species Status Count
Barnacle Goose Scarce 3
Black-headed Gull Abundant 7
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 5
Blackbird Abundant 1
Buzzard Regular 6
Canada Goose Regular 4
Carrion Crow Regular 1
Cetti's Warbler Notes required 2
Chiffchaff Abundant 1
Common Gull Regular 7
Common Sandpiper Regular 2
Coot Regular 1
Curlew Regular 2
Gadwall Regular 1
Goldfinch Regular 4
Great Black-backed Gull Regular 1
Green Sandpiper Regular 6
Grey Heron Regular 4
Greylag Goose Regular 5
Herring Gull Regular 4
Hobby Regular 1
House Martin Regular 1
House Sparrow Abundant 1
Jackdaw Regular 1
Kestrel Regular 6
Kingfisher Scarce 1
Lapwing Abundant 7
Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Little Egret Regular 5
Little Grebe Regular 7
Long-tailed Tit Regular 1
Magpie Abundant 1
Mallard Abundant 4
Marsh Harrier Regular 5
Moorhen Abundant 2
Mute Swan Regular 4
Oystercatcher Regular 2
Peregrine Falcon Scarce 3
Pied Wagtail Regular 5
Pintail Regular 2
Pochard Regular 4
Redshank Regular 1
Shelduck Regular 2
Shoveler Regular 9
Skylark Regular 4
Snipe Regular 2
Sparrowhawk Regular 3
Starling Abundant 6
Stock Dove Regular 3
Stonechat Regular 2
Swallow Regular 3
Teal Abundant 7
Tufted Duck Regular 5
Water Rail Regular 1
Whimbrel Regular 1
Wigeon Abundant 4
Wood Pigeon Abundant 1
Wren Abundant 1
Yellow Wagtail Regular 1