Sightings at Bowers Marsh

South Essex

South Essex
A landscape of wetlands and marshes nestled along the Thames Estuary.
South Essex

Sightings at Bowers Marsh

  • Will use this thread as a way of keeping everyone up to date with the latest sightings from our Roving Reserve Guides on RSPB Bowers Marsh.
  • Sightings for January 27: 2 Herons, 25+ Shoveler, 100+ Wigeon, 30+ Dunlin,Teal, 4 Curlew, Shelduck, 75+ Coot, Redshank, 50+ Lapwing, 14 Mute Swan, 100+ Canada Geese, 50+ Greylag Geese, 15+ Fieldfare, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Wren, 50+ Rooks, 75+ Starlings.  Chilly but busy day.

  • Sightings for February 9: 70+ Shoveler, Teal, 400 lapwing, Little Grebe, coot, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese,100+ Wigeon, 10 Mute Swan, +100 Grey Plover, Redshank, +100 Dunlin,2 Curlew, 8 Reed Buntings.  Cold with snow flurries

  • February 17: Shovelers 50+, Lapwing 100s, Skylarks, Teal, Wigeon, Stonechat, Marsh Harriers 2, Jays 4, Meadowe Pipits 6+, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Shelduck, Song Thrush, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Cettis 2(h), Stoat