Date Site Details
Tuesday 14 Sep Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 13:00 to 17:00, Misty, murky. Some rain. Mild.
8 Common Scoter (Flew upriver, then back down shortly after.) 20 Sandwich Tern (At least. ) 45 Common Tern (At least.) 2 Black Tern (Around the area all afternoon. One came fairly close just before 17:00.) 6 Great Skua (Settled out on the river until disturbed by a nearby boat's wash. Flew back east.) Arctic Skua (DP juv chasing terns. Close inshore at one point.) [Andrew Cox]

Tuesday 31 Aug Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 07:00 to 09:30,
8 Arctic Skua Red-necked Grebe (Flew west and then back east a few minutes later) Black Tern (juvenile west) 170 Common Tern 26 Sandwich Tern Yellow Wagtail (south) Mediterranean Gull (adult) 6 Common Scoter [Steve Grimwade]

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 12:30 to 17:00, Cloudy, NE breeze.
100 Grey Plover (Approx. Coming north across estuary.) 30 Black-tailed Godwit (North across estuary.) 2 Little Gull (Juvs.) Mediterranean Gull (Adult.) Yellow-legged Gull (Juv.) 13 Sandwich Tern (At least.) 100 Common Tern (At least) Black Tern (Juv. Distant.) 3 Arctic Skua (DP/ juv. Harassing terns. Two more upriver, flying quite high.) Osprey (Fishing close to the point.) Marsh Harrier (North across the estuary. Distant.) [Andrew Cox]

Monday 30 Aug Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 06:30 to 08:30, Canvey Point. Overcast & northerly breeze
20 Ringed Plover 5 Curlew 100 Black-tailed Godwit (Flew over from Kent) 5 Turnstone (Adults & juveniles) Dunlin Mediterranean Gull 3 Common Gull (Juvenile/1st winter & 2 2nd winter) 6 Great Black-backed Gull 20 Sandwich Tern (Adults & juveniles) 50 Common Tern (Most heading west along middle of river) 5 Arctic Skua (Downstream together & upstream later) [Tony Kennelly]

Thursday 26 Aug Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 12:15 to 16:15, Cloudy, some sun.
20 Grey Plover 30 Turnstone 30 Dunlin (At least.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Adults) 4 Sandwich Tern (At least.) 50 Common Tern (At least.) 2 Arctic Tern (Juvs.) Great Crested Grebe [Andrew Cox]

Wednesday 25 Aug Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 11:00 to 13:00, Sunny, warm. Some breeze. Point.
Marsh Harrier (Heading north across the river, at some distance.) 6 Grey Plover 21 Golden Plover 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (SP male plus two females.) Mediterranean Gull (Adult) 12 Sandwich Tern [Andrew Cox]

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 11:30 to 15:30, Sun & clouds. Warm. Canvey Heights.
Sparrowhawk 130 Grey Plover (At least.) 15 Sandwich Tern 16 Common Tern (At least.) 2 Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Wednesday 04 Aug Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 10:00 to 13:00, Sunny, some cloud. Warm. Canvey Point.
25 Turnstone (Approx. Flying past in small groups.) 4 Mediterranean Gull (Two adults, one 2nd summer, one 1st summer.) 70 Common Tern (Approx.) 2 Sandwich Tern (At least. Both adults.) 4 Swallow (At least.) 2 Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Monday 24 May Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 11:30 to 12:30,
210 Brent Goose 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Hobby [Philip Chalk]

Wednesday 05 May Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 13:30 to 16:00, Canvey wick
6 Nightingale 4 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Willow Warbler 2 Cuckoo 4 Cetti's Warbler [Steve Grimwade]

Tuesday 13 Apr Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 13:50 to 16:00, Sightings from Canvey Wick
1 Nightingale (Singing) 8 Lesser Redpoll 4 Blackcap 3 Cetti's Warbler 2 Mediterranean Gull 2 Raven (2 adults very vocal over southern edge of reserve) [Steve Grimwade]

Wednesday 21 Oct Canvey Island, Thames Estuary

Canvey Island, Thames Estuary 13:00 to 16:00, Cloudy, some rain. Clear spells interspersed with quite murky periods.
1 Arctic Skua (PP adult upriver.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult.) [Andrew Cox]