South Essex

South Essex

South Essex
A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
Latest blog posts
  • Beautiful Bee!

    A couple of these stunning black & white bees were spotted in our wildlife garden this week. Any help identifying them would be appreciated. Cuckoo bee by David Lee
  • Essex Wildlife Photography Competition

    Essex Wildlife Photography Competition being hosted by the RSPB and Canvey Town Council in now open There are three age categories: under 12 years old 12 – 18 years old over 18 years old and there are some great prizes to be won! ...
  • An Islandic black-tailed godwit tracked!

    The importance of bird-ringing, we have known for a long time that many of our black-tailed godwits in the Greater Thames Estuary originate from Iceland. One such bird was seen in the creek, here at Wat Tyler on March 1st this year. The bird was rung...
  • Briefly bittern!

    The bittern was seen again briefly in flight over the eastern reedbed at Vange Marsh yesterday. Also seen was a kingfisher as it flew along the creek near the screen hide and later over the reedbed. Also a green sandpiper flew from the saline lagoon and...
  • Leigh Geese

    Time flys so quickly, tomorrow we will be starting the second week of our brent goose watch at Leigh-on-Sea. The event runs daily on Victoria Wharf, Old Leigh 10 am - 4 pm until Friday 22 October. Yesterday there were around 5,000 dark-bellied brent...
Latest photos
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Little Egret

Taken from the green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Bearded tit in the sun

summers nearly here and the bearded tits are enjoying the warmth, Green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Marsh Harrier fly by

from green centre hide Wat Tyler
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Marsh Harrier

it's tail has been attacked by 4 Crows
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Carp

In from of Wat Tyler green centre hide
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Dunnock

A happy Dunnock singing to the November sun, West Canvey Marsh
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Bearded Tits

Juvenile Bearded Tits like leaves on a tree
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Bearded Tit

Juvenile Bearded Tit ,Scape hide South Essex
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Common Lizard by David Lee

Common Lizard on Bowers Marsh by David Lee
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Corn Bunting by David Lee

Corn Bunting on Bowers Marsh by David Lee
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Greylag Geese Bowers Marsh

Greylag geese flying home for Christmas
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Corn Bunting Bower Mash

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