Date Site Details
Friday 29 Jul Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:30 to 16:30, Sun & clouds. Warm.
50 Oystercatcher (Dropped onto the scrape before moving elsewhere.) 5 Dunlin (Scrape.) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (Approx. Scrape.) 200 Redshank (Approx. Scrape) 20 Greenshank (Scrape.) 3 Common Sandpiper (Scrape.) 12 Mediterranean Gull (At least. Mostly adults.) 10 Common Gull (At least.) 3 Common Tern (At least.) [Andrew Cox]

Thursday 26 May Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:30 to 12:45, Cloudy, some sun. Breezy. Warm.
Sparrowhawk Peregrine Falcon (Imm.) 11 Oystercatcher (Lagoon.) 3 Redshank (Lagoon.) 3 Mediterranean Gull (Adult plus two 2nd summers.) Common Tern (Flying along creek.) Cuckoo [Andrew Cox]

Saturday 21 May Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 08:30 to 11:45,
3 Cuckoo (1 calling male seen plus 2 other calling males heard) 5 Swift 2 Swallow 27 Whitethroat (16 singing male seen, at least 5 other singing males heard, 6 other birds seen ) 8 Reed Warbler (1 singing male seen, at least 5 other singing males heard, 2 other birds seen) 6 Blackcap (3 singing males seen plus at least 3 others heard) 6 Chiffchaff (1 singing male heard plus at least 5 others heard) 5 Cetti's Warbler (5 singing males heard) Reed Bunting (male) 11 Oystercatcher 4 Redshank Dunlin 2 Common Tern 12 Mallard 2 Shelduck Little Egret Little Grebe 8 Canada Goose 7 Moorhen 5 Coot (including 1 juvenile) Sparrowhawk (female) 5 Greenfinch Goldfinch Song Thrush Blackbird Robin Wren Dunnock House Sparrow Starling Blue Tit Magpie Wood Pigeon Carrion Crow Pheasant [Richard Chew]

Thursday 05 May Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:00 to 16:45, Sunny, some clouds. Warm.
172 Brent Goose (At least. Slipway area.) Grey Plover (SP in flight close to slipway.) Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 7 Bar-tailed Godwit (Lagoon. Two SP males.) 15 Whimbrel (At least. One lagoon for a short while. Most around slipway & nearby saltmarsh.) Greenshank (Lagoon.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adult & 2nd summer.) 4 Common Tern (Two pairs, lagoon.) [Andrew Cox]

Thursday 28 Apr Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 14:00 to 15:30, Sun & clouds. Breezy. All sightings from lagoon unless otherwise stated.
4 Teal (Two pairs.) 14 Oystercatcher (Looked to be at least six pairs.) 6 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Redshank 6 Greenshank 8 Black-headed Gull 3 Mediterranean Gull (Slipway.) 2 Common Tern (Creek south of lagoon.) 3 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing males.) 2 Whimbrel (At least. Mudflats south of island.) [Andrew Cox]

Thursday 14 Apr Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:30 to 15:00, Sunny, some cloud. Warm.
12 Oystercatcher (Lagoon. Appeared to be six pairs. Two pairs observed mating.) Little Ringed Plover (Lagoon. Close in front of hide.) Grey Plover (Lagoon. Looked to have injured its legs: seemed not to be able to stand.) 70 Black-tailed Godwit (At least. Lagoon.) 84 Redshank (At least. Lagoon.) Greenshank (Lagoon.) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Adults over slipway.) 2 Common Tern (Slipway.) Swallow 11 Whitethroat (Singing males, western end.) Willow Warbler (Singing male, western end.) [Andrew Cox]

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

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 15:00 to 16:00, Sunny, warm.
Greenshank (Lagoon.) Mediterranean Gull (Adult, SP. Slipway.) [Andrew Cox]

Thursday 17 Mar Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 12:00 to 15:00, Sunny, warm. Breezy.
20 Grey Plover (At least. Slipway area.) 10 Knot (At least. Slipway area.) 6 Black-tailed Godwit (Lagoon.) 2 Snipe (One lagoon one saltmarsh.) 60 Black-headed Gull (Slipway. Much coming & going.) 3 Mediterranean Gull (Slipway. Pair in SP (adult & 3rd cal). Also 2nd winter.) 43 Common Gull Buzzard Sparrowhawk [Andrew Cox]

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

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:35 to 16:00, Dry, cloud, occasional sunshine. Cold stiff SW wind. 8c. High tide sightings with Brenda from W scrape.
100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Plus.) 50 Canada Goose 3 Shoveler (2 drakes. ) 50 Wigeon (Plus.) 2 Mallard (Pair.) 20 Teal (Circa.) 4 Moorhen 2 Oystercatcher 30 Avocet (Plus.) 50 Lapwing (Plus.) 20 Grey Plover (Circa.) 50 Ringed Plover (Circa.) Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Turnstone 50 Knot (Circa) 1000 Dunlin (Circa.) 4 Snipe 30 Redshank (Plus.) 15 Common Gull (Car park puddles.) Little Egret 2 Buzzard Kestrel Raven (Feeding on scrape island. ) Dunnock Curlew [David Hale]

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

Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea 11:30 to 15:30, High tide c 14:20 - highlights
Red-throated Diver 2 Great Skua Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Substantial numbers) Common Scoter Marsh Harrier Kestrel Rock Pipit 80 Little Egret (+) [David L Smith]