Date Details Sitename
Friday 14 Sep

East Tilbury 09:15 to 15:30, Fine and sunny, light W wind, falling then rising tide
51 Canada Goose 25 Greylag Goose 34 Ringed Plover 60 Dunlin 167 Black-tailed Godwit (Count only round Coalhouse Point) 72 Yellow-legged Gull 76 Curlew 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv) 5 Little Grebe (In the moat) 12 Yellow Wagtail 128 Grey Plover 8 Little Tern (On the foreshore with Common and Black Terns, eventually up river) 60 Common Tern (Initially resting on foreshore then up river) 1 Black Tern (With Common and Little Terns) 5 Stonechat 87 Teal 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 162 Shelduck 2 Hobby 17 Knot 16 Arctic Skua (Single flock up river flew past Coalhouse Point in Gravesend Reach, then back down) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 13 Sep

East Tilbury 09:15 to 15:30, Fine and sunny, light W wind, falling then rising tide
51 Canada Goose 25 Greylag Goose 34 Ringed Plover 60 Dunlin 167 Black-tailed Godwit (Count only round Coalhouse Point) 72 Yellow-legged Gull 76 Curlew 1 Marsh Harrier (Juv) 5 Little Grebe (In the moat) 12 Yellow Wagtail 128 Grey Plover 8 Little Tern (On the foreshore with Common and Black Terns, eventually up river) 60 Common Tern (Initially resting on foreshore then up river) 1 Black Tern (With Common and Little Terns) 5 Stonechat 87 Teal 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 162 Shelduck 2 Hobby 17 Knot 16 Arctic Skua (Single flock up river flew past Coalhouse Point in Gravesend Reach, then back down) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Wednesday 29 Aug

East Tilbury 13:30 to 14:00, Overcast after rain, light S wind. Counts only round Coalhouse Point
159 Ringed Plover 50 Dunlin 327 Black-tailed Godwit [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 12 Jul

East Tilbury , 08:10 to 11:50, Dull and overcast, light N wind, rising tide
21 Canada Goose (On the mud), 301 Shelduck, 1 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe (On the river), 1 Buzzard, 843 Avocet (Including a few juvs), 2 Ringed Plover (Adult with full grown juv), 2 Grey Plover, 46 Lapwing, 243 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Whimbrel, 73 Curlew, 2 Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Gull (1st summer), 1 Sandwich Tern, 1 Long-eared Owl (Called four times, sounded like a male), 1 Yellow Wagtail (Juv), 3 Stonechat (Cock with 2 juvs), 29 House Sparrow [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 05 Jul

East Tilbury , 08:15 to 13:00, Hot and sunny, light W wind, LT
17 Canada Goose (On the mud in Mucking Bay), 340 Shelduck, 1 Tufted Duck (With six downy young), 2 Little Egret, 16 Oystercatcher, 247 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Grey Plover, 24 Lapwing, 112 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 33 Curlew, 3 Redshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult over south), 5 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Turtle Dove (Purring), 1 Yellow Wagtail (Juv), 1 Corn Bunting (In song) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 21 Jun

East Tilbury 07:30 to 10:40, Sunny, broken cloud, WNW wind, HT
4 Mediterranean Gull (Over west all adults) 49 Avocet 3 Lapwing 2 Oystercatcher Water Rail Little Ringed Plover Green Sandpiper Pochard (Females plus single 3/4 grown young) Cuckoo 100 Shelduck [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Friday 15 Jun

East Tilbury , 07:30 to 11:00
296 Shelduck, 47 Avocet, 6 Grey Plover, 4 Lapwing, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-headed Gull (First fledged juv), 1 Cuckoo [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 07 Jun

East Tilbury , 08:30 to 12:40, Overcast light E wind, falling tide
63 Shelduck, 2 Little Grebe (Plus three young), 3 Great Crested Grebe (On the river), 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk (Fem), 1 Buzzard, 7 Oystercatcher, 54 Avocet, 1 Curlew, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Yellow Wagtail (Singing male) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 31 May

East Tilbury , 08:30 to 14:20, Mist early, overcast, light ENE wind
58 Shelduck, 1 Wigeon (Drake on the foreshore), 1 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Great Crested Grebe (On the river), 1 Hobby, 12 Oystercatcher, 47 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, 10 Grey Plover, 1 Dunlin, 246 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Common Tern, 1 Turtle Dove, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Bullfinch (Pair) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 24 May

East Tilbury , 08:15 to 13:00, Overcast, N wind, HT
7 Greylag Goose, 64 Shelduck, 3 Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 Great Crested Grebe (On the river), 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 5 Oystercatcher, 41 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 8 Ringed Plover, 8 Grey Plover, 1 Sanderling (In bp), 2 Dunlin (In bp), 155 Black-tailed Godwit (Mainly in nbp), 6 Bar-tailed Godwit (One in bp), 1 Curlew, 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults), 664 Black-headed Gull (Hawking over the river), 1 Kittiwake (1st summer), 19 Common Tern, 10 Black Tern (Six closely followed by another four down river), 1 Cuckoo, 8 Swift, 1 Nightingale [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury