Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 05 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 10:00 to 13:00, Sun & clouds. Breezy.
1 Buzzard 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 7 Whimbrel (At least.) 3 Greenshank (Lagoon) 3 Mediterranean Gull (At least.) 1 Common Tern 1 Yellow Wagtail (Female, in flight.) 3 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 03 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 18:00 to 20:00, Very windy
4 Mediterranean Gull 5 Common Tern 4 Arctic Tern [Philip Chalk]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Sunday 02 May

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 07:20 to 07:21, Sunny
1 Hoopoe (Seen in flight (heading west) from ground in area with no public access by bird ringing group. ) [David Pallash]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Tuesday 27 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 15:30, Sunny. High tide. All waders reported on lagoon.
20 Oystercatcher 8 Bar-tailed Godwit 15 Whimbrel (On lagoon. Small groups moving on down river.) 12 Greenshank 3 Curlew (On marshes) 10 Mediterranean Gull (Slipway car park) 20 Whitethroat (At least, many in song flight) 5 Swallow 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard by RSPB lake) [Ian Swanson]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Friday 23 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:40 to 16:00, Dry, sunny, cool E breeze, 14c. Sightings with Brenda from slipway & E end of island.
2 Mediterranean Gull (Car park.) 1 Whimbrel 50 Brent Goose (Circa.) 2 Oystercatcher 1 Common Gull 4 Swallow 1 Willow Warbler 2 Whitethroat 1 Long-tailed Tit 5 Blackcap (2 pair plus 1 male.) 6 Pheasant 1 Little Grebe 1 Coot 9 Goldfinch 6 Herring Gull 50 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 2 Chiffchaff (More heard.) 2 Great Tit 1 Blue Tit 1 Dunnock 1 Robin 3 Moorhen 10 Mallard (3 Peacock & many Small White Butterflies.) 3 Cetti's Warbler (At least, heard only.) [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Thursday 22 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 09:30 to 13:00, Sunny, chilly breeze.
8 Oystercatcher (Lagoon.) 1 Dunlin (East past slipway) 3 Whimbrel (Slipway area.) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Opposite slipway. WP.) 10 Redshank (At least. Lagoon.) 2 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 1 Spotted Redshank (Lagoon. SP.) 4 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Slipway & lagoon.) 5 Common Tern (At least. Slipway.) 10 Swallow (At least. Most North.) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Male, flew across lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 19 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 17:00, Sunny, cold breeze.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Distant, heading NW over island.) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Pair feeding just east of slipway as tide came in. Male SP.) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 4 Whimbrel (At least. Slipway area.) 4 Mediterranean Gull (Slipway area. Looked to betwo pairs. One pair often feeding in the car park.) 4 Common Tern (Slipway. Often very close.) 7 Whitethroat (All singing males.) 1 Reed Bunting (Lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Thursday 08 Apr

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:00 to 15:15, Sun & cloud. Chilly breeze.
90 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (At least. Slipway at high tide.) 32 Grey Plover (Mudflats east of slipway. One or two moulting into SP.) 3 Knot (East of slipway.) 2 Turnstone (Lagoon.) 15 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 11 Bar-tailed Godwit (East of slipway. ) 1 Greenshank (Lagoon.) 5 Common Gull (Two adults, three 1st winters.) 7 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Adults.) 1 Swallow 1 House Martin 1 Reed Bunting (Male, lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Monday 29 Mar

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 09:45 to 14:15, Sunny, breezy. Becoming warm.
2 Little Grebe (Pond, Eastern end.) 1 Buzzard (Overhead.) 40 Grey Plover (Approx. Canvey side of creek.) 1 Snipe (In grass at edge of the lagoon.) 11 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult in flight.) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Swallow (Heading north low across the lagoon.) 1 Wheatear (Male, perched on a small boat off the North Eastern end of the island.) 2 Reed Bunting (Pair, eastern pond.) [Andrew Cox]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea
Wednesday 02 Dec

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:15 to 15:45, Dry, overcast, light W breeze. High tide 13 29, 5.7m. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Rock Pipit 2 Stonechat (Pair.) 2 Blackbird (Males.) 2 Long-tailed Tit 1 Kingfisher (Male. 3 visits to W end scrape. Catching plenty of fish in sluice area.) 500 Knot (Circa.) 100 Grey Plover (Plus) 1000 Dunlin (Circa.) 50 Bar-tailed Godwit (Circa. ) 12 Black-tailed Godwit 55 Avocet 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron 4 Little Egret 15 Curlew 50 Ringed Plover (Circa.) 5 Turnstone 30 Lapwing 50 Redshank 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Plus.) 1 Mediterranean Gull 20 Common Gull 2 Shoveler (Pair.) 50 Wigeon (Circa.) 30 Shelduck (Circa.) 1 Great Crested Grebe 1 Little Grebe 30 Teal 20 Oystercatcher [David Hale]

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea