South Essex

South Essex

South Essex
A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
Latest blog posts
  • Photography Competition time for Canvey Island Wildlife day 2018

    Excited to announce that once again, the RSPB and Canvey Town Council are running Canvey Island Wildlife day on the 26 May 2018. Along with the Wildlife day we will be running the Essex Wildlife Photography Competition which is, as always, free to...
  • A thank you and goodbye to Steph

    Here at South Essex we want to start celebrating the people that make the South Essex Reserves such a special place ranging from the staff and volunteers who go out every week to improve the habitat on Bowers Marsh to our brilliant Welcome Hosts found...
  • The Geese have returned

    Essex is home to some fantastic wildlife spectacles and none more impressive than the migration of the brent geese. They arrive from their breeding ground in northern Russia and Siberia to feed on the eel grass found along the coastline and recently...
  • Susy`s love of water voles

    No animal I have ever known of is as rotund, plump, and squidgy looking, as our water vole. They have deep brown eyes, set in rich chestnut fur, with a gentle creamy eye ring, which can make them look almost spectacled. And no animal species has ever...
  • Canvey Island Wildlife Day Photography competition 2017

    We are coming round for another Canvey Island Wildlife day, this year on the 27 May. Means its time for another Essex Wildlife competition, run by RSPB and Canvey Town Council and completely free to enter! Have you got what it takes to show...
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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by 165

Marsh Harrier fly by

from green centre hide Wat Tyler
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by 154

Marsh Harrier

it's tail has been attacked by 4 Crows
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by 141

Carp

In from of Wat Tyler green centre hide
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by 136

Dunnock

A happy Dunnock singing to the November sun, West Canvey Marsh
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by 227

Bearded Tits

Juvenile Bearded Tits like leaves on a tree
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by 220

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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by 204

Corn Bunting by David Lee

Corn Bunting on Bowers Marsh by David Lee
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by 144

Greylag Geese Bowers Marsh

Greylag geese flying home for Christmas
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by 180

Corn Bunting Bower Mash

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