Date Details Sitename
Friday 09 Nov

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:30 to 15:50, Dry, sun & cloud, cool S breeze. High tide 13 16. Sightings with Brenda.
100 Avocet (Plus) 100 Redshank (Circa.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa.) 50 Grey Plover (Circa.) 100 Lapwing (Circa.) 4 Greenshank (Scrape.) 2 Grey Heron 10 Oystercatcher 100 Curlew (At least.) 999 Dunlin (Circa.) 15 Knot 1 Rock Pipit (Scrape.) 999 Starling (At least, large flocks widespread.) 1 Pied Wagtail (Car park.) 200 Ringed Plover (Circa.) 6 Turnstone (Scrape.) 30 Common Gull 50 Wigeon (Circa.) 999 Brent Goose (Plus.) 20 Little Egret [David Hale]

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

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:15 to 15:45, Dry, bright sunshine, warm light SW breeze. Sightings with Brenda. High tide at 13 27, 6 metre.
3 Greenshank (All sightings from W scrape hide unless stated.) 200 Redshank (Circa.) 100 Ringed Plover (Circa.) 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 2 Knot 50 Dunlin (Plus large flocks from Slipway.) 20 Oystercatcher (Plus.) 6 Common Gull (From Slipway.) 2 Golden Plover 3 Grey Plover (Large numbers from Slipway.) 1 Snipe 3 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Turnstone 1 Rock Pipit 12 Avocet (On river from hide.) 2 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Marsh Harrier ( Canvey Sea wall salt marsh, female.) 1 Kestrel 30 Curlew (Few from hide, rest from Slipway.) 500 Brent Goose (Circa, from Slipway.) 25 Little Egret (At least.) 2 Grey Heron 1 Wigeon (Drake.) 12 Shoveler [David Hale]

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

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 17:15, Sunny, light cloud. Warm.
2 Marsh Harrier (Adult male flew from eastern end towards Canvey. Immature heading north across lagoon.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Over lagoon) 1 Kestrel 50 Grey Plover (At least. Mostly on mudflats/saltmarsh. Five on lagoon. Several still in summer plumage.) 30 Ringed Plover (At least.) 50 Dunlin (At least. One or two still showing some summer plumage.) 1 Snipe (Lagoon,) 500 Curlew (At least. Eastern saltmarsh.) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 12 Black-tailed Godwit 12 Greenshank 14 Turnstone (Roosing on boat near slipway.) 1 Great Skua (To the east of the slipway. Mobbed by two gulls.) 1 Sandwich Tern (Adult, near slipway.) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Eastern saltmarsh.) 50 Brent Goose (Approx. Off eastern end.) 250 Wigeon (Approx. Eastern end) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 24 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 15:00 to 17:00, Sunny and mild. Falling tide
28 Dark-bellied Brent Goose [David Selley]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 14 Sep

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:30 to 17:30, Sun & cloud. Chilly breeze. High tide 16:30
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Immature.) 70 Ringed Plover (Approx) 150 Grey Plover (Mostly across Benfleet Creek.) 36 Lapwing 40 Dunlin (One or two still showing summer plumage.) 6 Turnstone (Perched on boats near slipway.) 500 Black-tailed Godwit (At least) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 300 Redshank (Approx) 37 Greenshank 2 Sandwich Tern (Adult & young. Near slipway.) 10 Swallow [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 25 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 16:45, Sun & clouds. Chilly breeze.
Buzzard Marsh Harrier (Female/immature) Hobby (Flying across the western lagoon, carrying prey item.) Ringed Plover Dunlin Knot 100 Grey Plover (At least. Mostly on saltmarsh adjoining Canvey Island; or in flight.. A couple on the mud) 1000 Black-tailed Godwit (At least) Spotted Redshank (Western lagoon. Between summer & winter plumage.) 40 Greenshank (Approx.) 4 Turnstone Yellow-legged Gull 3 Sandwich Tern Green Woodpecker (Juvenile.) 10 Swallow (At least) Yellow Wagtail (Heard calling.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 11 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:00 to 16:30, Sunny, warm. Becoming cloudy & cooler with breeze.
Sparrowhawk 250 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx) 100 Oystercatcher (Approx) 22 Greenshank 2 Common Sandpiper 2 Dunlin 3 Whimbrel (At least) Mediterranean Gull 5 Common Tern 8 Turnstone Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Wednesday 01 Aug

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:45 to 16:00, High tide at 16 14, 5.5 metres. Light E breeze, dry, sun & cloud, hot, max 30c. Sightings with Brenda.
200 Redshank (circa. All sightings from Scrape hide, W end of island.) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (circa.) 3 Bar-tailed Godwit 3 Common Sandpiper (Pic) 10 Greenshank Mediterranean Gull 15 Little Egret Grey Heron 2 Whitethroat (back & forth to nest with insects , left of hide.) 2 Swallow 2 Stock Dove 5 Oystercatcher 20 Lapwing (circa.) 100 Black-headed Gull (circa.) 500 Starling (circa. Flocks feeding on early Blackberries.) [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 28 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 13:00 to 16:15, Sun & cloud, much cooler but still warm. Very breezy. High tide.
2 Sandwich Tern 20 Common Tern (Including two fledged juveniles) Mediterranean Gull (Adult) 120 Black-tailed Godwit 30 Greenshank Turnstone 3 Common Sandpiper Dunlin [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 14 Jul

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 14:30, Sunny, warm.
16 Oystercatcher (At least.) 10 Lapwing (At least.) 76 Black-tailed Godwit Whimbrel 50 Curlew (At least. Eastern end.) 60 Redshank (At least.) 12 Greenshank Common Sandpiper 6 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Including an adult with a recently fledged youngster. Most still in summer plumage. One beginning moult.) 500 Black-headed Gull (Approx.) 3 Common Gull 4 Sandwich Tern (At least. Including an adult with a well grown youngster.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea