Date Details Sitename
Monday 22 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 15:30, Sunny, warm. Hazy.
2 Grey Plover (Still in winter plumage.) 23 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Whimbrel (At least.) 4 Mediterranean Gull (At least two adults. Two 1st summers.) 4 Common Tern (Two near slipway. Two on lagoon. Courtship notes.) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Saltmarsh.) 1 Sedge Warbler (Singing Male.) 2 Reed Warbler (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 20 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 17:00, Sunny, warm. Cool breeze.
100 Brent Goose (At least.) 1 Sparrowhawk 50 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 3 Whimbrel (At least.) 2 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Turnstone (Lagoon) 10 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Mainly from the slipway area & adjacent saltmarsh.) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Sandwich Tern (Across from slipway.) 8 Common Tern (Slipway area.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 25 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:00 to 17:00, Dry, sun & cloud, cool N breeze, 12c. Sightings with Brenda from W scrape hide. This hide will be CLOSED for repairs on 28/3/19.
100 Redshank (Circa. High tide at 15 34, 5.7 m.) 1 Knot 20 Dunlin (Circa.) 8 Oystercatcher 1 Greenshank 3 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Turnstone 2 Little Egret 3 Grey Plover 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Circa.) 2 Reed Bunting (Pair.) 1 Lapwing 6 Snipe 6 Curlew 3 Herring Gull 2 Shoveler (Pair) 2 Mallard (Pair) 12 Wigeon 20 Teal (Circa.) 4 Shelduck 50 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 2 Moorhen [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 22 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 14:45, Overcast, cold breeze. All records from western lagoon.
2 Shelduck 30 Teal 4 Shoveler (Two pairs.) 13 Oystercatcher (Looked like six pairs plus an interloper.) 6 Grey Plover 1 Dunlin 6 Turnstone 7 Black-tailed Godwit 120 Redshank (At least.) 1 Greenshank 25 Black-headed Gull (Many more around island.) 5 Common Gull (Slipway car park area; & creek.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 19 Feb

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:15 to 14:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light SW breeze, 10c. High tide 12 14 at 6m. Sightings with Brenda from W scrape hide.
2000 Knot (Circa.) 300 Dunlin (Circa.) 40 Avocet 30 Redshank 3 Snipe 50 Lapwing 2 Black-tailed Godwit 10 Curlew 6 Oystercatcher 40 Ringed Plover 5 Turnstone 80 Brent Goose (Circa.) 20 Grey Plover (Circa.) 1 Kestrel 2 Shoveler (Pair.) 15 Teal [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 05 Feb

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:55 to 14:40, Dry, overcast, light S breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda from W scrape hide.
1 Water Rail (Showing well.) 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 6 Turnstone 100 Redshank (Circa.) 2000 Knot (Circa.) 2000 Dunlin (Circa.) 2 Little Egret 40 Grey Plover (Circa.) 3 Greenshank 2 Grey Heron 30 Ringed Plover (Circa.) 30 Oystercatcher (Circa.) 8 Snipe 50 Avocet 50 Teal 6 Wigeon 20 Shoveler 5 Curlew 1 Little Grebe 6 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Shelduck 50 Brent Goose (Circa.) 30 Canada Goose [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 22 Jan

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:00 to 11:15, Dry, bright , sun & cloud, light W breeze. 6c. High tide at 13 14, 6.2 m. Sightings with Brenda.
2000 Knot (Circa. Both W end hides were closed for scrub clearance today. This is much appreciated. A sign stating this at the start of the walk to them, would have been a considerate touch.) 2 Fieldfare 3 Grey Plover 30 Goldfinch (Circa, car park.) [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 28 Dec

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:15 to 16:45, Cloudy, then sunshine; back to cloudy. Cold.
48 Wigeon (On lagoon. More on creek.) 120 Teal (Lagoon.) 18 Shoveler (Lagoon.) 10 Oystercatcher 9 Ringed Plover (At least.) 7 Avocet 20 Grey Plover (At least.) 100 Dunlin (At least. Mixed with knots.) 5000 Knot (Approx. high tide roost.) 1 Turnstone 20 Snipe (At least) 2 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 22 Dec

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:00 to 15:30, Dry, bright, sun & cloud, light SW breeze. High tide at 11 50, 5.8 metres. Sightings with Brenda.
4000 Knot (circa. Large high tide roost with many aerial displays.) 1000 Dunlin (circa, with Knot.) 100 Avocet (circa, on scrape.) 200 Oystercatcher (at least, on scrape.) 13 Snipe 2 Turnstone 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 6 Black-tailed Godwit 100 Ringed Plover (circa.) 30 Grey Plover (plus.) 50 Curlew (plus.) 1 Marsh Harrier (male. ) 2 Grey Heron (Not one Little Egret seen today.) 50 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (circa.) 50 Common Gull (circa.) 1 Stonechat (female.) 2 Fieldfare 4 Blackbird (3 males, 1 female.) 1 Goldcrest (car park hedge.) 6 Mediterranean Gull (on mud next to car park slipway.) 100 Lapwing (plus.) 50 Teal (circa.) 50 Wigeon (circa.) 20 Shoveler (circa.) 100 Shelduck (plus, on river.) [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 08 Dec

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:45 to 16:00, Some cloud, showers. Breezy.
1 Mediterranean Gull (Ist winter, with gull flock near slipway.) 10 Avocet (Lagoon) 4 Snipe (Lagoon) 100 Teal (At least, lagoon. Many more around island generally) 35 Wigeon (Lagoon. More around island.) 8 Shoveler (Six on lagoon, two on eastern borrowdyke.) 30 Ringed Plover (At least, mud near slipway.) 4 Grey Plover (On lagoon. More on mudflats.) 100 Dunlin (At least. Many on mudflats) 100 Knot (At least. Many on mudflats.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea