Date Details Sitename
Thursday 06 May

East Tilbury 09:15 to 14:30, Sunny early, showers later, WNW wind, falling tide
2 Stonechat (Pair on the old landfill) 2 Gadwall 7 Whimbrel 2 Corn Bunting (Singing males on the old landfill and the field behind the car park) 1 Lesser Whitethroat 70 Shelduck 4 Little Egret 1 Sanderling (By bird) 1 Willow Warbler (In partial song by the fort) 1 Common Sandpiper 8 Oystercatcher 18 Common Gull (Including one adult) 1 Canada Goose 13 Tufted Duck 9 Pochard 6 Little Grebe 1 Cuckoo 3 Avocet 6 Swift 1 Yellow-legged Gull (3rd cy) 2 Curlew 1 Herring Gull (Amelanstic bird) 2 Dunlin (Bp birds) 1 Teal 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Reeling) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 29 Apr

East Tilbury 10:00 to 15:30, Fine and sunny, cloudy later, rising tide
4 Whimbrel 19 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Lesser Whitethroat 44 Shelduck 61 Common Gull (Including three adults) 3 Little Egret 2 Shoveler (Pair) 11 Oystercatcher 5 Curlew 15 Grey Plover 1 Ringed Plover 39 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Tufted Duck (Pair on the river) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Swift 1 Canada Goose 1 Avocet 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults over) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male flying down river with kill) 1 Great Black-backed Gull (2cy bird colour ringed in Sandsvagen Norway on 120720) 1 Caspian Gull (2cy year colour ringed bird ringed in Braunsbedra Germany on 200620 but, as with all UK records from E Europe, almost certainly an hybrid) 79 Teal 17 Dunlin 1 Grasshopper Warbler 2 Little Ringed Plover [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 15 Apr

East Tilbury 09:40 to 15:00, Broken cloud, ENE wind, showers, rising tide
6 Redshank 177 Teal 3 Ringed Plover 571 Black-tailed Godwit 99 Curlew 69 Shelduck 2 Wheatear 1 Whitethroat 2 Little Egret 30 Common Gull (Including two adults) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Third calendar year) 43 Grey Plover 12 Oystercatcher 70 Avocet 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the river, two on the fleet) 6 Pintail (Three pairs on the river) 200 Dunlin 5 Pochard (Three drakes) 2 Tufted Duck (Pair) 3 Reed Warbler 2 Little Grebe 2 Stonechat (Males on the sea wall and the old landfill) 4 Mediterranean Gull (Over calling) 1 Grasshopper Warbler 20 Bar-tailed Godwit [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Friday 09 Apr

East Tilbury 09:30 to 14:50, Broken cloud, SW wind, rising then falling tide
105 Teal (West of Coalhouse Point) 10 Bar-tailed Godwit 43 Black-tailed Godwit 21 Corn Bunting 94 Curlew 42 Shelduck 4 Grey Plover 2 Cetti's Warbler 50 Linnet (On the old landfill) 4 Little Ringed Plover 19 Oystercatcher 1 White Wagtail 2 Pochard 7 Green Sandpiper 2 Great Crested Grebe 2 Mediterranean Gull 46 Avocet 1 Stonechat (Male on the old landfill) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 08 Apr

East Tilbury 09:30 to 14:50, Broken cloud, SW wind, rising then falling tide
10 Bar-tailed Godwit 43 Black-tailed Godwit 21 Corn Bunting 94 Curlew 42 Shelduck 4 Grey Plover 50 Linnet (On the old landfill) 19 Oystercatcher 2 Pochard 7 Green Sandpiper 2 Great Crested Grebe 2 Mediterranean Gull 46 Avocet 1 Stonechat (Male on the old landfill) 1 Great Black-backed Gull (2cy colour ringed bird ringed at Arendal, Norway on 020720) 105 Teal (West of Coalhouse Point) 4 Little Ringed Plover 1 White Wagtail 2 Cetti's Warbler [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 01 Apr

East Tilbury 08:00 to 13:00, Overcast, strong NE wind, LT
1 Little Egret 3 Chiffchaff 3 Ringed Plover 979 Black-tailed Godwit 14 Oystercatcher 47 Linnet 3 Stonechat (A pair plus a singing male) 61 Curlew 59 Teal 21 Bar-tailed Godwit 44 Grey Plover 3 Great Crested Grebe (Including one on the Thames) 45 Shelduck 2 Blackcap 6 Cetti's Warbler 2 Little Ringed Plover 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults) 1 White Wagtail 1 Sedge Warbler 6 Tufted Duck 2 Pochard 45 Dunlin [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Thursday 25 Mar

East Tilbury 08:00 to 11:45, Fine at first, cloudy with showers later, HT
882 Dunlin 52 Grey Plover 20 Bar-tailed Godwit 61 Curlew 1 Knot 1 Chiffchaff (In song) 1 Little Ringed Plover 14 Oystercatcher 3 Mediterranean Gull (Adults over to Kent) 4 Canada Goose 2 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) 3 Cetti's Warbler 15 Pochard 8 Gadwall 6 Tufted Duck 4 Little Grebe 1 Stonechat (Male) 15 Shelduck 1 Little Stint 421 Black-tailed Godwit [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Saturday 20 Mar

East Tilbury 09:00 to 11:00, Overcast, light NW breeze, LT
720 Black-tailed Godwit (West of Coalhouse Point) 44 Teal (West of Coalhouse Point) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury
Wednesday 17 Mar

East Tilbury 09:00 to 11:00, Grey, Light NW increasing later with light rain
1 Woodcock (flushed from bramble by drainage ditch) 3 Snipe 1 Jack Snipe 2131 Black-tailed Godwit (This circa number present 10 days including Darvic ringed; Many close to FBP) 1 Barn Owl 4 Redwing 6 Chiffchaff (2 singing ) [Steve Swinney]

East Tilbury
Monday 15 Mar

East Tilbury 10:00 to 11:00, NW wind, showers, rising tide
64 Teal (West of Coalhouse Point) 363 Black-tailed Godwit (West of Coalhouse Point) [Paul Larkin]

East Tilbury