Date Details Sitename
Sunday 05 Jul

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 11:25, Sunny, occasional showers, strong W wind
173 Coot (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 53 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Common Tern (Plus one young, Golden Gates) 43 Tufted Duck (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus two broods of three, Golden Gates) 7 Pochard (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 55 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 50 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Two plus two young on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 9 Gadwall (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 28 Jun

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 11:00, Broken cloud, strong SW wind
106 Swift (Over the tip) 95 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 1 Common Sandpiper (Adult, Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Plus one young, Golden Gates) 14 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 139 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 37 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 118 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 27 Tufted Duck (Four, all drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including 10 drakes, plus a downy brood of six, Golden Gates ) 13 Pochard (Eight, including one drake, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including two drakes, plus a brood of three, Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Grasshopper Warbler (Reeling near the pit to the south of the tip) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 13 Mallard (Golden Gates) 1 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 22 Jun

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 12:00, Fine and sunny, light S wind, rising tide
19 Swift (Golden Gates) 134 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 19 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Plus two young) 98 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Cetti's Warbler (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 33 Tufted Duck (Three, including two drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including 21 drakes, Golden Gates) 10 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 14 Pochard (12, including three drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Cuckoo (Male Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 14 Jun

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 12:00, Find and sunny, S wind
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (By the outer car park) 1 Barn Owl (Hunting first thing near the outer car park) 1 Cuckoo (Golden Gates) 134 Coot (12 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 28 Tufted Duck (Five on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, plus a brood of four, Golden Gates.) 40 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 8 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 6 Mute Swan (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 16 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 3 Pochard (Females, Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two, plus two young, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Reed Bunting (Singing male Golden Gates) 1 Buzzard (Over the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 07 Jun

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 07:45 to 12:15, Broken cloud, NNW wind, rising tide
3 Buzzard (One over the tip, two Golden Gates) 29 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 8 Mute Swan (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 98 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Great Crested Grebe (Two plus two young on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 21 Tufted Duck (Six, four drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including eight drakes, Golden Gates) 9 Pochard (Two, one drake, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including four drakes, Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Golden Gates) 85 Swift (Over the tip and Golden Gates) 20 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 24 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Cuckoo (Male) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juv over the Pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Reed Bunting (Singing male Golden Gates) 48 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 31 May

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:00 to 13:15, Fine and sunny, E breeze, HT
6 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 2 Common Tern (Pair, one sitting for the third year running, failed every time!) 6 Pochard (Four, one drake, Golden Gates, two, one drake, on the pit to the south of the tip) 29 Tufted Duck (14, nine drakes, Golden Gates, 15, 11 drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip) 78 Coot (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Great Crested Grebe (Golden Gates) 16 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Cuckoo (Male, Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Little Egret (Golden Gates) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 20 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Thursday 28 May

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:30 to 13:00, Fine and sunny, E wind
1 Common Tern (Golden Gates) 5 Great Crested Grebe (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 24 May

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 13:45, Broken cloud, W wind, rising tide
1 Peregrine Falcon (Over the tip) 1 Buzzard (Over the tip) 33 Swift (Over the tip) 50 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 2 Cuckoo (Golden Gates) 56 Coot (10 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 9 Pochard (One drake on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including six drakes, Golden Gates) 34 Tufted Duck (12, eight drakes, on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest, including 14 drakes, Golden Gates) 23 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (One near the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Including two males Golden Gates) 32 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 31 Mallard (In the managed retreat) 2 Avocet (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 17 May

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 11:45, Extensive cloud sheet, light S wind, rising tide. nb no access to the main reserve. The reserve is shut and the gates locked.
5 Cuckoo (Three on the main reserve including a female, one Golden Gates) 310 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 25 Common Tern (Mucking Bay) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Main reserve) 1 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 2 Oystercatcher (Mucking Bay) 1 Corn Bunting (Singing on the wires on main reserve) 1 Ring-necked Parakeet (Crown house) 1 Red-legged Partridge (Crown House) 2 Kingfisher (One Golden Gates, one flying across fields by railway line) 2 Egyptian Goose (Golden Gates) 32 Tufted Duck (24 (13 drakes) Golden Gates, 8 (4 drakes) on the pit to the south of the tip) 14 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 6 Greylag Goose (Golden Gates) 10 Pochard (Including 5 drakes Golden Gates) 38 Coot (30 Golden Gates, the rest on the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Over the railway line) 6 Sand Martin (Golden Gates) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Golden Gates) 1 Reed Bunting (Singing male Golden Gates) 12 Swift (Golden Gates) 6 Reed Warbler (Singing males Golden Gates) 3 Chiffchaff (Singing males Golden Gates) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Golden Gates) 4 Little Grebe (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Red Kite (A rather tatty individual low over the pit to the south of the tip heading west) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 23 Mar

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 13:45, Fine and sunny, strong ENE wind, rising tide
53 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 172 Shelduck (Two on the tip the rest Mucking Bay) 1657 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 1 Little Egret (In the managed retreat) 5 Oystercatcher (Mucking Bay) 67 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 58 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 1 Marsh Harrier (Over to Kent) 141 Redshank (Stanford Creek) 61 Teal (39 Stanford Creek, 12 Golden Gates, 10 on the pit to the south of the tip) 23 Greylag Goose (Eight on the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (On the pit to the south of the tip) 30 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Goldeneye (Fems, Golden Gates) 72 Tufted Duck (31 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (Golden Gates) 20 Pochard (14 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Gadwall (Three each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 10 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Little Grebe (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Canada Goose (Golden Gates) 1 Kingfisher (Golden Gates) 4 Chiffchaff (Two near the pit to the south of the tip, two Golden Gates) 3 Cetti's Warbler (One near the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (GoldenGates) 60 Rook (45 occupied nests Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)