Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 04 Nov

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:30 to 14:00, Sunny, warm.
1 Barnacle Goose (With Brent's close to slipway.) 2 Kingfisher (One on western lagoon; another eastern end, old sewage works.) 2 Stonechat (Pair.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 16 Oct

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:00 to 16:00, Cloudy, mild. Becoming colder.
2 Great Crested Grebe (East of the slipway.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female.) 23 Oystercatcher (Lagoon.) 91 Avocet (Lagoon) 100 Ringed Plover (Lagoon.) 25 Grey Plover (Lagoon.) 20 Golden Plover (Approx. Saltmarsh bordering Canvey.) 35 Lapwing (Lagoon.) 250 Dunlin (Lagoon.) 16 Knot (Lagoon.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Lagoon.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 9 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 2 Kingfisher (Eastern satmarsh (from coastguards) & lagoon. Latter seen to catch & eat quite a large fish. One of these (or a third) hovering close to the seawall between lagoon & car park. ) 3 Rock Pipit (Near slipway.) 1 Stonechat (Male.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 09 Oct

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:45 to 16:30, Sunny, quite warm. Becoming cloudy with heavy showers & colder. Rising tide.
1 Buzzard 17 Ringed Plover (Near slipway.) 72 Grey Plover (At least. Near slipway. A couple still in full SP.) 40 Dunlin (At least. Near slipway.) 3 Knot (Near slipway.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (Passing over slipway in several groups. Heading east.) 11 Turnstone (At least. Near slipway.) 7 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Kingfisher (Flew into saltmarsh from across slipway.) 2 Stonechat (Pair from path back to station.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 29 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:00 to 13:30, Cloudy, some light showers.
1 Peregrine Falcon 67 Avocet (Lagoon.) 80 Ringed Plover (Lagoon.) 5 Grey Plover (Lagoon. Many more across from slipway. At least one in SP.) 55 Dunlin (Lagoon.) 30 Turnstone (Roosting on boats near slipway.) 4 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 7 Sandwich Tern (Including an adult feeding a juvenile.) 1 Kingfisher (Lagoon (west).) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Wednesday 23 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 09:00 to 11:00, Cloudy, some breeze. Mild.
1000 Wigeon (Approx. In groups over slipway, westward.) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Kestrel 1 Avocet 2 Grey Plover 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Very close to slipway.) 3 Greenshank (One very close to bridge.) 1 Turnstone 1 Kingfisher (Near boatyard next to bridge.) 2 Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:00 to 16:30, Rising tide
2 Kingfisher 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Sandwich Tern 1 Buzzard 22 Greenshank 400 Black-tailed Godwit 170 Grey Plover 90 Little Egret 1 Chiffchaff 1 Blackcap 300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 600 Wigeon 1 Sparrowhawk [Steve Grimwade]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Wednesday 16 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:45 to 16:45, Sun & clouds. Warm, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 200 Grey Plover (Approx. Most on creek, one on lagoon.) 1 Dunlin (Lagoon. Summer plumage.) 15 Knot (Lagoon. All winter plumage.) 8 Turnstone (Near slipway. Mobbing sparrowhawk.) 2000 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Flying away from their roost, in large groups.) 24 Greenshank 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 01 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 16:00, Sun & cloud. Warm.
1 Sparrowhawk 170 Grey Plover (At least. Feding across from slipway as tide ebbed. Most in summer plumage.) 6 Dunlin (Lagoon.) 2 Knot (Lagoon. Winter plumage.) 25 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 5 Sandwich Tern 1 Common Tern 2 Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 29 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 09:30 to 14:00, Sun & clouds, breezy. Then rain.
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 8 Ringed Plover (lagoon. More on mudflats.) 100 Grey Plover (Approx. Most on mudflats. One showing well on lagoon. Most SP.) 42 Golden Plover (At least. Mudflats.) 5 Dunlin (Three lagoon, two near slipway.) 7 Turnstone (Roosting on boat near slipway.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Lagoon. Winter plumage.) 300 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon. Approx.) 38 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 3 Sandwich Tern 7 Common Tern (At least. Four adults, three juvs.) 1 Black Tern (Flew past slipway, heading up Benfleet Creek. Juv.) 10 Swallow (At least.) 10 House Martin (At least.) 2 Wheatear (Seawall path from Leigh station.) 1 Whitethroat 20 Linnet [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 21 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 16:30, Sun & clouds. Very windy, warm.
1 Sparrowhawk 22 Ringed Plover (At least. Slipway & lagoon.) 100 Grey Plover (Approx; in flight across creek.) 7 Dunlin (Lagoon.) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. Lagoon) 25 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Lagoon.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult, winter plumage.) 160 Common Tern (At least. Resting on mud island in creek. Then to Point. Five on lagoon.) 8 Sandwich Tern (At least. With common terns.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Thursday 23 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:45 to 16:45, Sun & cloud. Warm, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk 300 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Roosting on lagoon.) 4 Whimbrel (At least.) 10 Greenshank (At least. Lagoon.) 20 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Mostly adults, in various stages of moult. At least three 2nd summers.) 5 Common Gull 1 Common Tern (At least.) 1 Common Sandpiper (Lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea