Date Details Sitename
Saturday 28 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 09:45, Heronry Shaw Lake. Foggy.
1 Kestrel 100 Starling (At least) 3 Long-tailed Tit 3 Goldfinch 2 Chaffinch 2 Blue Tit 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard) 1 Great Tit 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Song Thrush 2 Robin 60 Fieldfare (At least, near Sandpit) 1 Dunnock 1 Blackbird 2 Magpie 2 Ring-necked Parakeet [Jamie Thornton]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 22 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 13:30, Broken cloud, light WSW wind, LT
3 Chiffchaff (Golden Gates) 22 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 85 Tufted Duck (Eighteen on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Water Rail (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 2 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Female Golden Gates) 28 Gadwall (Ten on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Teal (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, two Golden Gates, the rest Mucking Bay) 4 Moorhen (Two each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 32 Mallard (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 14 Fieldfare (Golden Gates) 18 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 5 Redwing (Golden Gates) 1 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 572 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 55 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 64 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 97 Lapwing (Mucking Bay) 1 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 1 Stonechat (Male on the approach road to the VC) 87 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 11 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 12 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 10 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 16 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 1 Aythya sp. (The usual female Tufted x Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Tuesday 17 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:15 to 13:15, Heronry Shaw Lake. Mostly cloudy.
2 Magpie 2 Stonechat (Pair) 1 Kestrel (North side of lake, perched on wooden pylon) 4 Long-tailed Tit 2 Cormorant 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Goldfinch 1 Jay 3 Siskin 1 Blackbird [Jamie Thornton]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 15 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 13:45, Bands of heavy rain, strong SW wind, rising tide, very few birds around
47 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 49 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 68 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 15 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 16 Teal (One on the pit to the south of the tip, two Golden Gates, the rest Mucking Bay) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Unsuccessfully chasing a lone Lapwing over the river) 1 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 2 Avocet (In the managed retreat) 46 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 31 Goldfinch (Golden Gates) 61 Tufted Duck (24 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Female on Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Two Golden Gates, one on the pit to the south of the tip) 18 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Gadwall (12 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Water Rail (On the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Shoveler (On the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Wednesday 11 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:15 to 13:15, Heronry Shaw Lake. Overcast.
1 Cormorant (Flying north) 1 Blue Tit 1 Great Tit 1 Blackbird (Male, feeding on berries) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Redwing (Flew off with possible three others) 1 Kestrel (South side of lake perched on treetop) 1 Chaffinch (Male) 1 Buzzard (Other side of railway line perched on treetop) 1 Long-tailed Tit (Heard) 1 Magpie 1 Robin [Jamie Thornton]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 08 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 13:30, Overcast, light SE wind, LT
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 160 Rook (Golden Gates) 2 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Female Golden Gates) 119 Tufted Duck (17 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 23 Pochard (17 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 10 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 44 Teal (One on the pit to the south of the tip, 38 Mucking Bay, the rest Golden Gates) 7 Shoveler (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Little Grebe (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Bullfinch (Near the pit to the south of the tip) 24 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 1 Buzzard (Golden Gates) 3 Red-breasted Merganser (Mucking Bay) 86 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 13 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 415 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 72 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 1 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 17 Cormorant (Mucking Bay) 36 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 54 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 9 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 01 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:00 to 11:30, Overcast, some drizzle, strong SSW wind, rising tide
1 Ring-necked Parakeet (By outer car park) 72 Tufted Duck (17 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Golden Gates) 17 Coot (11 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 49 Teal (One on the pit to the south of the tip, five Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 3 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 17 Shoveler (12 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 10 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Buzzard (On the tip) 1 Spoonbill (Juv in the managed retreat) 1 Merlin (Male low over the hide) 53 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 10 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 2 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 57 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 2 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 1 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat) 37 Lapwing (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 25 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:00 to 11:45, Sunny with heavy showers, S wind
36 Ring-necked Parakeet (Single flock flying over south, presumably from a roost site) 90 Tufted Duck (16 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Pochard (Seven on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Golden Gates, first of the autumn) 13 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 29 Shoveler (25 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Water Rail (Golden Gates) 102 Teal (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, four Golden Gates, the rest Mucking Bay) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 46 Gadwall (Initially four then flock of 42 flew in from the W to Golden Gates) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 2 Stonechat (A pair on the tip) 7 Corn Bunting (On the approach road to the VC) 1 Spoonbill (Juv in the managed retreat) 66 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 11 Turnstone (Mucking Bay) 231 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 62 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 172 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 3 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 2 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 10 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 154 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 129 Great Black-backed Gull (Mucking Bay) 11 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 18 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 12:30, Broken cloud, lightW wind, rising tide
4 Ring-necked Parakeet (By the outer car park) 10 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest a Golden Gates) 59 Tufted Duck (19 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest a Golden Gates) 22 Pochard (19 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest a Golden Gates) 91 Teal (Two on Golden Gates, the rest Mucking Bay) 18 Shoveler (16 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest a Golden Gates) 3 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 38 Stock Dove (Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 14 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 562 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 51 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 157 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 3 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat) 134 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 2 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 20 Curlew (In the managed retreat.) 1 Bar-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 8 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 33 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Friday 16 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 09:50 to 13:20, NW breeze, overcast, dry, 12c. High tide. Sightings with Brenda from vandalised hide !.
25 Black-tailed Godwit 50 Redshank (Circa.) 30 Curlew (Plus.) 2 Avocet 150 Shelduck (At least.) 28 Wigeon 1 Marsh Harrier (Kent bank side. ) 6 Greenfinch 20 Meadow Pipit (Circa.) 50 Linnet (Estimated flock. ) 30 Goldfinch (At least. ) 2 Dunnock 1 Robin 3 Stonechat (Pair & single male. ) 2 Little Egret 5 Brent Goose [David Hale]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)