Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 03 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:00 to 11:30, Sunny, quite warm though chilly breeze.
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Kestrel 3 Grey Plover 2 Turnstone 100 Black-tailed Godwit (At least.) 6 Meadow Pipit (At least.) 2 Stonechat (Pair, close to centre.) 1 Black Redstart (Close to centre, edge of play area.) 2 Greenfinch [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 01 Dec

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:45, Cold and sunny, NNE wind, rising tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (On feeders by the outer car park) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the managed retreat) 93 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 15 Lapwing (Mucking Bay) 1497 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 789 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 189 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 67 Teal (Mucking Bay) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Singles in Mucking Bat and Golden Gates, two on the pit to the south of the tip) 16 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river then out again) 108 Tufted Duck (Eleven on the tip to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 18 Pochard (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 9 Gadwall (Golden Gates) 9 Shoveler (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 1 Goldeneye (Female on Golden Gates) 12 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 9 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat, including one in partial breeding plumage) 18 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 1024 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 1 Red-throated Diver (On the Thames, eventually flew down river) 12 Common Scoter (Up river then on the water off Blyth Sands) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult into the managed retreat) 2 Stonechat (Pair by the VC) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 24 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 14:15, Overcast, rising tide
2 Stonechat (Pair on the approach to VC) 12 Grey Plover (Including one bird in bp, in the managed retreat) 302 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 57 Teal (In the managed retreat) 28 Avocet (In the managed retreat) 26 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 17 Knot (In the managed retreat) 111 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 101 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 67 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 262 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 8 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Down river) 109 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 122 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 91 Tufted Duck (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 6 Shoveler (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 12 Gadwall (Three on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Chiffchaff (Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female PochardxTufted Duck on the pit to the south of the tip) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 8 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 10 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:45 to 15:00, Fine and sunny, light NNE wind, rising tide, managed retreat half covered.
42 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat.) 7 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat.) 631 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat.) 268 Shelduck (In the managed retreat.) 2 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat.) 314 Avocet (In the managed retreat.) 202 Redshank (In the managed retreat.) 261 Dunlin (In the managed retreat.) 1 Knot (In the managed retreat.) 38 Curlew (In the managed retreat.) 45 Wigeon (In the managed retreat.) 24 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip the rest in the managed retreat.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over the tip) 2 Stonechat (Pair on the road to the VC) 107 Tufted Duck (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Females, one each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 1 Little Grebe (Golden Gates) 136 Coot (Six on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 24 Shoveler (19 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 14 Gadwall (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 03 Nov

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:15 to 14:00, Broken cloud, light SW wind, rising tide
2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Outer car park) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female type over Stanford Creek) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 2 Goldeneye (Female types, Golden Gates) 4 Great Crested Grebe (Two each Golden Gates and the pit to the south of the tip) 20 Pochard (14 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) 81 Tufted Duck (22 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 13 Shoveler (Eight on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 139 Coot (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 4 Cetti's Warbler (One near the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 112 Teal (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates, the rest in Mucking Bay) 1 Water Rail (On the pit to the south of the tip.) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted Duck X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 4 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 31 Lapwing (In the managed retreat) 1 Oystercatcher (In the managed retreat) 9 Grey Plover (Mucking Bay) 32 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 259 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 82 Wigeon (Mucking Bay) 37 Knot (Mucking Bay) 92 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 61 Dunlin (Mucking Bay) 218 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 14 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Sunday 27 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:00 to 12:30, Broken cloud, SW wind, rising tide
7 Great Tit (On feeders by outer car park) 1 Kingfisher (Stanford Creek) 6 Stonechat (Pairs on the track to VC, on the tip, and by the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 187 Teal (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest in Stanford Creek) 288 Redshank (In the managed retreat) 252 Black-tailed Godwit (In the managed retreat) 286 Shelduck (In the managed retreat) 58 Curlew (In the managed retreat) 81 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (One each by the outer car park and Golden Gates) 5 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 155 Coot (Two on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 73 Tufted Duck (23 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 15 Pochard (11 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Kestrel (On the tip) 1 Water Rail (By the pit to the south of the tip) 12 Shoveler (On the pit to the south of the tip) 1 Aythya sp. (Female Tufted X Pochard on the pit to the south of the tip) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Monday 21 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 08:30 to 15:30, Heavy rain for most of the day, NNW wind, falling tide
57 Ringed Plover (In the managed retreat) 137 Dunlin (In the managed retreat) 8 Grey Plover (In the managed retreat) 201 Redshank (Mucking Bay) 43 Wigeon (In the managed retreat) 87 Teal (Mucking Bay) 73 Gannet (All up river before the rain stopped, most returned some not for three hours) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (In the managed retreat) 9 Turnstone (In the managed retreat) 348 Shelduck (Mucking Bay) 1 Goldeneye (Female up river before returning to Mucking Bay) 36 Curlew (Mucking Bay) 211 Black-tailed Godwit (Mucking Bay) 418 Avocet (Mucking Bay) 3 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Up river and out again) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Over from Kent) 1 Sparrowhawk (Over from Kent) 1 Kestrel (Over from Kent) 2 Stonechat (Pair on the approach road to VC) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Golden Gates) 93 Tufted Duck (28 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 16 Pochard (13 on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 3 Great Crested Grebe (One on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 2 Shoveler (One each on the pit to the south of the tip and Golden Gates) 159 Coot (Four on the pit to the south of the tip, the rest Golden Gates) 9 Mute Swan (Golden Gates) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Golden Gates) 2 Ring-necked Parakeet (Golden Gates) 1 Aythya sp. (Female TuftedXPochard hybrid on the pit to the south of the tip) [Paul Larkin]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Friday 18 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 12:15 to 16:00, Sunny, breezy.
1 Sparrowhawk (Took great tit from feeder.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Immature male.) 3 Avocet 3 Grey Plover 4 Turnstone 4 Black-tailed Godwit 47 Curlew 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Stonechat [Andrew Cox]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Saturday 12 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 10:00 to 11:00,
1 Black-necked Grebe (Black-necked Grebe still Golden gates lake TTNP Mucking Essex. NE side. 11 am) [Steve Swinney]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)
Thursday 10 Oct

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) 17:30 to 17:45,
1 Kingfisher (Mucking sluice) [Mark Fisher]

Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT)