Sightings at West Canvey Marsh

South Essex

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

Sightings at West Canvey Marsh

  • Sunday 11 March

    11 Little Grebe, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 28 Curlew (Wet grassland ), 1 Green Sandpiper (Heard), 3 Short-eared Owl (On Bowers viewed from seawall, 2 in air together being mobbed by crow with 3rd sat on fencepost.), 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard).

  • Sunday 18 March: 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Peregrine Falcon (sat on fields opposite hide), 1 Cetti's Warbler.

  • Sunday 01 April: 26 Curlew, 1 Short-eared Owl (quartering field near Pantile picnic area), 2 Linnet

  • Good to see the Owls are about still Alan, Iam still to see them my self always miss them.

    Mazo

  • Monday 16 April: 2 Little Egret, 2 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Swallow, 1 White Wagtail, 20 Pied Wagtail.

  • Saturday 21 April: 3 Little Egret, 10 Shelduck, 2 Lapwing (pair displaying), 5 Whitethroat. 16 Common Lizard, 4 Slow-worm, 1 Adder.

  • Monday 30 April: 4 Whimbrel, 3 Swift, 5 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 4 Lesser Whitethroat (2 singing either side of play area) and 3 Whitethroat.

  • Tuesday 01 May: 6 Little Egret, 10 Shelduck, 2 Tufted Duck, 5 Pochard, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Cuckoo, 4 Swallow, 8 Linnet, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 male Stonechat. 2 Adder, 3 Slow-Worm and many Common Lizard warming on mats. 1 Orange Tip Butterfly. 1 Short-eared Owl (patrolling the Bowers seawall), 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 9 Corn Bunting (small flock on the public footpath along the northern boundary of the reserve).

  • Wednesday 02 May: Cuckoo, Whinchat, Wheatear, Whimbrel, Swift, Linnet, Whitethroat, Pochard, Little Egret, Stock Dove, House Martin.

  • Tuesday 08 May: 2 Little Egret, 3 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Common Lizard, 2 Slow-worm, 10 Green-veined White, 5 Orange-tip, 2 Wall butterflies.

  • Sunday 13 May: 4 Little Egret, 5 Mediterranean Gull (3 adult summers, a second summer and first summer), 5 Swift.

  • Friday 01 June: 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Little Gull, 1 Cuckoo, 2 Corn Bunting. 3 Wall Brown, 2 Orange Tip and numerous Small Heath.

  • Monday 04 June: 3 Little Egret, 10 Swift, 50 Swallow, 10 House Martin.

    Tuesday 05 June: 1 1st summer Little Gull still at east end of reserve, 1 Mediterranean Gull.

  • Wednesday 8 February: 6 Reed Bunting, Corn Bunting, 2 Heron, 100+ Wigeon, 20+ Teal, 15 Pochard, 2 Curlew, Long tailed Tits, Redshank, 100+ Lapwing, 4 little Grebes, Barn Owl, Kingfisher.  Barn Owl and Kingfisher seen near to sea wall.

  • Wednesday 22 February: Coot, Wigeon 100s, Canada Geese 100s, Goldfinch, Chaffinch, Pochard 10, Meadow Pipits 4, Tufted ducks 4, Shovelers 50+,  Teal 20+, Kestrel, Little Grebe,