Date Details Sitename
Friday 23 Aug

Tilbury 07:30 to 08:30, Fine and sunny, light E wind, falling tide
2 Raven (Over south into Kent) 1 Marsh Harrier (Over from Kent) 1 Common Sandpiper (Over from Kent) 30 Common Tern (Up river, largest flock 23) [Paul Larkin]

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Wednesday 21 Aug

Tilbury 07:30 to 08:45, Fine and sunny, light W wind, falling tide
187 Common Tern (Largest flock 93 all high up river bar nine which returned down) 2 Sandwich Tern (With flock of nine Common Tern all eventually turned and went back down river) 1 Common Sandpiper (Over from Kent) [Paul Larkin]

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Tuesday 13 Aug

Tilbury 15:00 to 16:00, Sunshine, some cloud, warm with SW 3 breeze, ebbing/low tide
1975 Avocet (on foreshore from Coalhouse Fort to Mucking Bay, counted from Cliffe) 58 Grey Plover (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, counted from Cliffe) 120 Curlew (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, counted from Cliffe) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, one flying across to Higham Bight) 210 Black-tailed Godwit (on foreshore near Coalhouse Fort, before arrival of roosting birds from Cliffe) [Murray Orchard]

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Monday 12 Aug

Tilbury 09:00 to 09:30, Broken cloud then heavy rain with nil visibility, HT
5 Common Tern (Single flock up river) 1 Arctic Tern (Up river with Common Tern flock) [Paul Larkin]

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Friday 09 Aug

Tilbury 10:15 to 11:15, Broken cloud, strong S wind, falling tide
22 Common Tern (Up river, largest flock 19) [Paul Larkin]

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Tuesday 06 Aug

Tilbury 08:30 to 09:00, SW wind, broken cloud
55 Sand Martin (Migrant flock hawking insects over the fort fo 20 mins then moved off SW) [Paul Larkin]

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Thursday 01 Aug

Tilbury 10:15 to 13:00, Variable cloud, light W wind, rising tide
9 Little Egret (Four in the fort, the rest on the forshore by the new landfill) 1 Grey Heron (In the fort) 2 Lapwing (In the fort) 6 Little Grebe (In the moat) 6 Common Sandpiper (One in the fort the rest on the foreshore by the landfills) 23 Linnet (Flock on the new landfill) 6 Oystercatcher (One in the fort, the rest by the landfills) [Paul Larkin]

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Wednesday 31 Jul

Tilbury 11:00 to 11:30, Broken cloud, W wind, rising tide
1 Arctic Tern (Up river with five Common Tern) 5 Common Tern (Up river) [Paul Larkin]

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Saturday 27 Jul

Tilbury 11:00 to 11:30, Overcast with drizzle, W wind, falling tide
76 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of fort) 9 Common Tern (Up river, largest flock four, single juv) [Paul Larkin]

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Friday 26 Jul

Tilbury 14:00 to 15:00, Cloudy, W wind, rising tide
13 Black-tailed Godwit (On foreshore in front of fort) 5 Shelduck (Plus brood of two on foreshore in front of fort) 37 Mallard (On STW outfall) 2 Oystercatcher (On foreshore in front of fort) 32 Swift [Paul Larkin]

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