Date Details Sitename
Friday 13 Nov

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 15:15 to 16:00, Clear and cloudy, slight breeze, sightings from white gate only
1 Merlin (Female sitting on bench to the rear of reserve) 1 Hen Harrier (Male, over sea wall towards Burham) 3 Kestrel 1 Pheasant (Many ) 8 Corn Bunting (Left of gate on bushes) 2 Stonechat 3 Marsh Harrier (Imm/females distant) 50 Canada Goose (+) 5 Cormorant 1 Magpie 1 Carrion Crow 1 Mallard 1 Wigeon 1 Herring Gull 1 Common Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 1 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 1 Skylark 1 Meadow Pipit 1 Goldfinch [Ian Dewsnap]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Sunday 18 Oct

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 12:00 to 14:00, Still and clear. Some occasional sun
4 Marsh Harrier (One male) 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail ) 1 Merlin (Female/juvenile ) 1 Curlew Sandpiper 20 Shoveler 40 Shelduck 15 Grey Plover 3500 Golden Plover (Estimate count) 100 Dunlin 4 Brent Goose 3 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon 25 Skylark 20 Wigeon 20 Meadow Pipit 1 Pied Wagtail 2 Reed Bunting 27 Ringed Plover 8 Linnet 6 Goldfinch 1 Little Grebe 30 Little Egret 1 Moorhen 5 Mute Swan 7 Grey Heron 20 Pintail (20+) 43 Buzzard (In a single thermal, moving north at the east end of reserve) 20 Canada Goose 15 Herring Gull 60 Black-headed Gull 2 Snipe [Ian Dewsnap]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Friday 21 Aug

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 07:30 to 08:30, Sunny, windy
2 Great White Egret (From screens) 2 Wheatear (Rubble piles east of screens ) [Jan Lewis]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Friday 07 Aug

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 07:30 to 08:30, Sunny, no wind
1 Wheatear (Between car park and RSPB compound) 7 Yellow Wagtail 1 Little Ringed Plover (From screens) [Jan Lewis]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 08:30 to 08:30, Sunny, no wind
1 Whinchat (On footbridge between RSPB car park and compound ) [Jan Lewis]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Wednesday 15 Jul

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 11:00 to 13:00, Light breeze and clear. Some heat haze when using telescope. Short walk only along the sea wall
100 Black-headed Gull (Plus) 10 Common Tern (Plus) 12 Little Egret 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Great White Egret 8 Grey Heron (Several youngsters) 7 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Greenshank 4 Corn Bunting (Several along access road and from the seawall) 7 Coot 9 Linnet 30 Greylag Goose (Min although only one family with young) 4 Skylark 6 Redshank 4 Shelduck 5 Oystercatcher 25 Starling 1 Yellow Wagtail 1 Curlew 1 Kestrel 3 Reed Bunting [Ian Dewsnap]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Monday 15 Jun

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 10:00 to 12:30,
2 Yellow Wagtail (Adult & Juvenile ) 2 Yellowhammer 10 Skylark (10 / 15 at least singing everywhere ) 1 Marsh Harrier 75 Black-headed Gull (Plus very good number of Juvenile ) 2 Mediterranean Gull 6 Common Tern 5 Corn Bunting 2 Shelduck 4 Oystercatcher 3 Whitethroat 2 Reed Bunting [Melvin Shepherd-Wells]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Wednesday 18 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 09:00 to 16:00, Selected highlights
2 Sand Martin (Flew north through reserve and over the River Crouch) 5 Mediterranean Gull 6 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier 3 Kestrel 2 Corn Bunting 40 Skylark (Singing birds) 17 Brent Goose 100 Starling 18 Little Egret [Steve Grimwade]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Sunday 08 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 16:00 to 18:00, Patchy sun and windy
1 Short-eared Owl 1 Barn Owl 1 Merlin [David Pallash]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Wednesday 04 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 12:00 to 13:30, Wind, light showers
2 Hen Harrier (Two ringtails) 300 Golden Plover [Quentin Given]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries
Monday 02 Mar

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries 15:45 to 16:45, Sunny, light breeze
1 Hen Harrier (Juvenile male) 2 Barn Owl (Alongside access road) 3 Short-eared Owl (2 Along Access road and a third over the far side) 2 Stonechat (Pair close to the access road) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) [Ian Dewsnap]

Wallasea Island, Crouch/Roach Estuaries