Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 30 Sep

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 12:15 to 16:15,
1 Kingfisher 2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Marsh Harrier 6 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male) 1 Water Rail (Heard) 2 Snipe 6 Green Sandpiper 9 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Stonechat 5 Kestrel 100 Swallow (South) 8 House Martin (South) 2 Chiffchaff [Steve Grimwade]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Tuesday 15 Sep

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 10:30 to 13:00, Clear sky, hot , light breeze, 30c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen.
9 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 7 Common Gull 1 Great Black-backed Gull 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus. ) 2 Little Egret 3 Little Grebe 12 Herring Gull 3 Jackdaw 1 Whimbrel (Fly over. ) 20 Shoveler (Circa. ) 10 Teal 2 Mute Swan 25 Greylag Goose (At least.) 50 Starling (Plus. ) 7 Pied Wagtail [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Wednesday 09 Sep

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 13:30 to 15:30, Dry, warm, overcast. Light breeze. Sightings with Brenda from road side screen.
3 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper 7 Common Gull 100 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 2 Herring Gull 6 Lesser Black-backed Gull 15 Shoveler (Circa.) 20 Lapwing 2 Little Egret 1 Little Grebe 1 Kestrel (1 Brimstone Butterfly.) 5 Black-tailed Godwit [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Friday 28 Aug

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 12:15 to 14:00, Sunshine & heavy showers, light breeze, 20c. Sightings from road side screen with Brenda.
1 Hobby 1 Buzzard 2 Kestrel 1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 1 Sparrowhawk 20 Lapwing 10 Shoveler (Circa.) 14 Mute Swan 5 Little Grebe 8 Teal 5 Pied Wagtail 1 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Greylag Goose (No other Geese at all. ) 12 Mallard (Circa.) 1 Herring Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 15 Black-headed Gull [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Monday 24 Aug

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 12:30 to 15:30, Sun & cloud, dry, light breeze. Sightings with Brenda from road side screen.
1 Swallow 18 Shoveler 3 Tufted Duck (Females.) 10 Teal (Circa.) 6 Mallard 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus.) 4 Common Gull 7 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Buzzard 3 Black-tailed Godwit 35 Lapwing 1 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 7 Little Grebe 4 Goldfinch 2 Stock Dove 8 Pied Wagtail 2 Kestrel 100 Starling (Large flock.) [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Monday 17 Aug

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 11:45 to 15:00, Storm showers, light W breeze, 24c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen.
3 Green Sandpiper 3 Yellow Wagtail (2 Male 1 female.) 2 Lapwing 1 Common Gull 6 Shoveler 6 Little Grebe 5 Tufted Duck 2 Little Egret 2 Grey Heron 1 Oystercatcher 9 Swallow 4 Stock Dove 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 3 Goldfinch [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Friday 20 Mar

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 11:45 to 14:45, Dry, cloudy, cold E breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Male. Made several swoops over meadow snatching a Teal which escaped it's aggressor.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, up with the Peregrine seeking flushed birds.) 1 Kestrel 200 Wigeon (Circa.) 100 Shelduck (Circa.) 50 Shoveler (Circa. ) 20 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 10 Gadwall 4 Pochard (2 pair.) 6 Mallard 6 Common Gull 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Snipe 12 Teal 1 Buzzard 2 Curlew 6 Lapwing 2 Little Egret 4 Goldfinch 1 Skylark 50 Canada Goose (Plus.) 1 Long-tailed Tit 3 Pied Wagtail 1 Mute Swan 100 Starling (Single flock.) [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Tuesday 25 Feb

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 10:00 to 13:00,
10 Barnacle Goose 1 Black-headed Gull 2 Blackbird 88 Canada Goose 1 Carrion Crow 1 Cetti's Warbler 7 Common Gull 1 Coot 2 Grey Heron 12 Greylag Goose 1 Herring Gull 1 House Sparrow 2 Little Grebe 1 Magpie 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Moorhen 2 Mute Swan 2 Oystercatcher 1 Pied Wagtail 2 Pintail 11 Pochard 3 Redshank 13 Shelduck 79 Shoveler 5 Skylark 450 Starling 7 Stock Dove 62 Teal 26 Tufted Duck 147 Wigeon 1 Wood Pigeon 2 Wren [Alan Shearman]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Monday 03 Feb

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 11:00 to 13:40, Dry, overcast, W breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from roadside screen.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Male. Sitting on meadow.) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Pintail (Drake.) 200 Wigeon (Circa.) 30 Shoveler (Circa, mostly drakes.) 50 Teal (Circa.) 10 Tufted Duck 20 Mallard 1 Stonechat (Female.) 12 Skylark (At least.) 10 Barnacle Goose (Grazing meadow.) 50 Canada Goose (Circa.) 6 Greylag Goose 1 Pochard (Drake.) 300 Starling (At least.) 50 Black-headed Gull (Plus. Colour ringed bird, left leg, yellow ring number, 2PSF, right leg, silver ring.) [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB
Thursday 16 Jan

West Canvey Marshes RSPB 10:00 to 12:30, Dry, sun & cloud, S breeze, 8c. Sightings with Brenda from road side screen.
1 Marsh Harrier (Male. After quartering the marsh he eventually caught a wader of some kind.) 1 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk 1000 Lapwing (Large flock up over Bowers Marsh.) 200 Wigeon (Circa.) 50 Teal (Circa.) 6 Shoveler 4 Pochard (2 pair.) 1 Little Grebe 2 Grey Heron 4 Skylark 20 Goldfinch (At least.) 300 Starling (At least. Mobile flocks.) 4 Moorhen 9 Barnacle Goose 1 Green Sandpiper (Flushed by M Harrier.) 2 Curlew 100 Canada Goose (Circa.) 20 Greylag Goose 4 Common Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 30 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) [David Hale]

West Canvey Marshes RSPB