Date Details Sitename
Friday 30 Apr

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 12:15 to 13:00, Sun & cloud. Warm.
1 Whimbrel (Marina.) 1 Nightingale (Singing Male. First corner after turning right from Green Centre.) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Tuesday 23 Mar

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:30 to 12:30, Cool S breeze, sun & cloud, 12c. Sightings with Brenda from Marina car park. Low tide.
1 Greenshank 2 Oystercatcher 2 Redshank 20 Teal (Circa.) 2 Mallard (Pair.) 4 Little Egret 1 Kestrel [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 17 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 12:45 to 16:45, Sunny, some cloud. Quite mild, becoming chilly.
10 Wigeon (Creek.) 38 Teal (Creek. More marina & scrape.) 10 Shoveler (Scrape area.) 2 Tufted Duck (Flew past scrape hide.) 1 Kestrel 15 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Flew towards Vange at high tide. Later, two from marina.) 3 Curlew (Creek.) 10 Redshank (At least. Creek.) 1 Greenshank (Creek.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Flew past hide.) 2 Stonechat (Pair, marina. Flew across creek.) 11 Redwing (At least.) 12 Long-tailed Tit (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit (From scrape hide.) 1 Merlin (Flying over creek on the edge of dusk. Likely a female, by size.) 1 Grey Wagtail (Flew past hide. Later at marina, perched on a boat.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Monday 14 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 12:45 to 16:45, Sunny, becoming cloudier.
8 White-fronted Goose (Came up from behind the scrape with all the other geese. Resettled.) 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Male & female. Scrape hide.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 3 Water Rail (At least. Calling.) 2 Woodcock (Seen at dusk, from main path running parallel to creek.) 26 Black-tailed Godwit (Marina.) 11 Redshank (At least, marina.) 2 Green Woodpecker (Flew past hide.) 50 Fieldfare (At least.) 50 Redwing (At least.) 2 Bearded Tit (At least. Scrape hide.) 1 Bullfinch (Male, flying over main creek viewpoint.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Thursday 10 Dec

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 10:45 to 15:15, Cloudy, cold.
17 White-fronted Goose (Vange Wick, from marina.) 130 Teal (At least. Most marina. A few on scrape.) 4 Pochard (Scrape.) 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 1 Kestrel 3 Water Rail (Calling. One from marina end, two from green centre hide.) 67 Lapwing (Scrape.) 22 Black-tailed Godwit (Marina.) 16 Redshank (Marina.) 3 Spotted Redshank (Marina.) 50 Fieldfare (At least. Passing over.) 5 Redwing (At least.) 8 Long-tailed Tit (At least.) 5 Greenfinch [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Sunday 25 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:00 to 13:45, Sun & clouds. Showery.
2 Little Grebe 70 Teal (At least. Marina.) 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Active around marina & on pylons. It or another seen to perch on pylon from scrape hide.) 16 Black-tailed Godwit (Marina.) 1 Kingfisher (Marina. Perched on boat.) 1 Grey Wagtail (Roof of old toilet block.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Tuesday 20 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 15:40 to 16:30, Warm & dry, S breeze, sun & cloud. High tide. Sightings with Brenda from Marina area.
1 Cattle Egret (With cattle other side of creek. Short stocky white Egret with yellow bill, at feet of cattle. ) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 1 Kestrel (Harassing the Marsh Harrier.) 4 Stonechat (2 pair, other side of creek.) 4 Curlew [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Friday 16 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 13:40 to 15:00, NW breeze, dry, overcast, 12 c. Sightings with Brenda from Marina car park area. Approaching low tide.
3 Cattle Egret (On Salt Marsh across Creek. Showing well. Proof photo's.) 20 Redshank (Circa.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male.) 1 Buzzard (On Salt Marsh post.) 6 Wigeon (3 pair.) 10 Teal (Circa.) 1 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 1 Curlew 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Little Grebe [David Hale]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Tuesday 13 Oct

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 10:30 to 11:15, Overcast, light rain.
1 Marsh Harrier (Juvenile.) 3 Curlew 4 Redshank (At least.) 2 Spotted Redshank (Timbermans Creek.) 1 Kingfisher (Marina.) 1 Stonechat (Male, marina saltmarsh.) [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea
Wednesday 23 Sep

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea 11:30 to 12:45, Cloudy, mild.
2 Great White Egret (From hide.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult. Took prey item to left hand marina pylon & ate it. ) 2 Kestrel 1 Hobby (From scrape hide.) 8 House Martin [Andrew Cox]

Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea