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No

Species

Date

Notes

157

Red-breasted Merganser

30/11/16

Pair flew upriver

156

Tree Sparrow

03/11/16

2 in hedgerow along Coldharbour Lane

155

Dusky Warbler

30/10/16

Bird found yesterday by Shaun Harvey still present

154

Cattle Egret

23/10/16

2 on Wennington Marsh (only 1 seen by me)

153

Arctic Skua

08/10/16

juv upriver 07:15

152

White-fronted Goose

06/10/16

24 downriver

151

Spoonbill

27/09/16

One on Aveley Pools at dusk

150

Little Tern

28/08/16

3 adults flew upriver at 18:47

149

Tree Pipit

26/08/16

Calling migant SE over Aveley Pools

148

Ruff

25/08/16

Aveley Pools

147

Curlew Sandpiper

23/08/16

Dartford Creek mouth

146

Spotted Flycatcher

22/08/16

One at Serin Mound

145

Glossy Ibis

11/08/16

One on Purfleet Scrape in the evening

144

Wood Sandpiper

11/05/16

One on Purfleet Scrape at 06:48

143

Black Tern

10/05/16

Two still present at dusk

142

Collared Pratincole

10/05/16

One east along river wall at 20:07

141

Sanderling

08/05/16

Two east of Darent Mouth

140

Redstart

03/05/16

Female in buddleias, Aveley Bay

139

Little Ringed Plover

01/05/16

Target Pools

138

Wryneck

30/04/16

On cycle path at Rainham West, mid-morning

137

Garden Warbler

30/04/16

Near Tilda Rice factory

136

Ring Ouzel

25/04/16

Male on Coldharbour Lane

135

Turnstone

24/04/16

Two at Darent Mouth

134

Knot

24/04/16

One east of Darent Mouth

133

Bar-tailed Godwit

23/04/16

Four at Darent Mouth

132

Hobby

23/04/16

Wennington Marsh

131

Sandwich Tern

23/04/16

One upriver

130

Siskin

23/04/16

Two NW over Aveley Bay

129

Wheatear

19/04/16

One in Aveley Bay

128

Cuckoo

19/04/16

One singing in Aveley Bay area

127

Firecrest

17/04/16

Singing in woodland along Mar Dyke

126

Jay

17/04/16

Pair flew over the woodland

125

Lesser Whitethroat

16/04/16

Singing along woodland trail

124

Swift

16/04/16

One over Aveley Pools 13:15-13:26

123

Yellow Wagtail

16/04/16

One from Shooting Butts hide

122

Bearded Reedling

16/04/16

Two pairs in shooting butts reedbed

121

Arctic Tern

14/04/16

One downriver

120

Whinchat

14/04/16

Male at Purfleet Scrape

119

Grasshopper Warbler

13/04/16

Singing near MDZ and Rainham West

118

Whimbrel

13/04/16

One east along the river wall

117

Ring-necked Parakeet

13/04/16

Two over visitor centre

116

Whitethroat

13/04/16

Several singing now

115

Sand Martin

08/04/16

Over visitor centre

114

House Martin

08/04/16

Over visitor centre

113

Reed Warbler

08/04/16

Singing near MDZ zone

112

Sedge Warbler

08/04/16

Singing and seen near MDZ zone

111

Willow Warbler

08/04/16

Singing in car park and river wall

110

Swallow

08/04/16

Flew NW at 13:23

109

Greenshank

08/04/16

On Purfleet Scrape

108

Common Tern

08/04/16

Down river at 12:05

107

Blackcap

25/03/16

Singing in car park scrub

106

Great Egret

25/03/16

Dropped into WW1 pill box pool; another 20.04.16

105

Common Scoter

25/03/16

5 males and four females on river

104

Jack Snipe

17/03/16

Purfleet Scrape

103

Avocet

28/02/16

Aveley Bay

102

Kittiwake

28/02/16

Winter-plumage adult downriver 15:12

101

Iceland Gull

27/02/16

1st-w on mud at Dartford Creek/River Darent mouth

100

Brambling

14/02/16

Female at the visitor centre feeding station

99

Mediterranean Gull

13/02/16

Off Aveley Bay reedbed at high tide

98

Fulmar

13/02/16

Drifted upriver in rising tide at 15:20 h

97

Grey Plover

13/02/16

On mud at Dartford Creek/River Darent mouth

96

Oystercatcher

09/02/16

1 downriver at 08:28

95

Caspian Gull

06/02/16

On mud at Dartford Creek/River Darent mouth

94

Spotted Redshank

06/02/16

On mud at Dartford Creek/River Darent mouth

93

Kingfisher

03/02/16

Over channel at Rainham West

92

Yellowhammer

02/02/16

Two in scrub/landfill - south side of stone barges bay

91

Common Sandpiper

31/01/16

Dartford Creek/River Darent mouth

90

Merlin

30/01/16

Hunting over Wennington Marshes

89

Green Sandpiper

28/01/16

Coldharbour Lane

88

Buzzard

28/01/16

Wennington Marshes

87

Bullfinch

24/01/16

Cordite

86

Goldcrest

23/01/16

Coldharbour Lane

85

Corn Bunting

23/01/16

Serin Mound

84

Lesser Redpoll

23/01/16

Serin Mound

83

Mistle Thrush

04/01/16

Rainham North

82

Egyptian Goose

04/01/16

Serin Mound

81

Sparrowhawk

04/01/16

Female east over salt marsh, Aveley Bay

80

Peregrine

03/01/16

Male flew from reserve, south over river

79

Feral Pigeon

02/01/16

Landfill

78

Little Gull

02/01/16

4 adults in Aveley Bay at 10:33

77

Dark-bellied Brent Goose

02/01/16

5 on reserve, 1 in Aveley Bay

76

Grey Wagtail

01/01/16

Over Mar Dyke

75

Jackdaw

01/01/16

Landfill

74

Raven

01/01/16

Between Purfleet Scrape and Aveley Pools

73

House Sparrow

01/01/16

Reserve garden feeding station

72

Linnet

01/01/16

Serin Mound

71

Pheasant

01/01/16

Serin Mound

70

Great Crested Grebe

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

69

Yellow-legged Gull

01/01/16

River Darent/Dartford Creek mouth

68

Rock Pipit

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

67

Ringed Plover

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

66

Black-tailed Godwit

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

65

Redshank

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

64

Curlew

01/01/16

Aveley Bay

63

Stock Dove

01/01/16

Target Pools

62

Water Rail

01/01/16

Shooting Butts hide channel

61

Skylark

01/01/16

Target Pools

60

Water Pipit

01/01/16

Aveley Pools (1), Target Pools (2)

59

Mute Swan

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

58

Pochard

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

57

Meadow Pipit

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

56

Shelduck

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

55

Dunlin

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

54

Snipe

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

53

Gadwall

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

52

Little Grebe

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

51

Tufted Duck

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

50

Short-eared Owl

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

49

Little Egret

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

48

Pied Wagtail

01/01/16

Aveley Pools

47

Barn Owl

01/01/16

Woodland trail box

46

Grey Heron

01/01/16

Overhead/Aveley Pools

45

Chiffchaff

01/01/16

Scrub near Ken Barrett hide

44

Dartford Warbler

01/01/16

Scrub near Ken Barrett hide

43

Stonechat

01/01/16

Scrub near Ken Barrett hide

42

Rook

01/01/16

4 south over the reserve

41

Long-tailed Tit

01/01/16

Woodland trail

40

Golden Plover

01/01/16

Overhead/Target Pools/Aveley Bay

39

Wren

01/01/16

Woodland trail

38

Great Spotted Woodpecker

01/01/16

Woodland trail

37

Fieldfare

01/01/16

Woodland trail

36

Green Woodpecker

01/01/16

Heard calling on woodland trail

35

Starling

01/01/16

Woodland trail

34

Great Tit

01/01/16

Woodland trail

33

Blue Tit

01/01/16

Woodland trail

32

Reed Bunting

01/01/16

Woodland trail

31

Greenfinch

01/01/16

Woodland trail

30

Shoveler

01/01/16

Woodland trail

29

Goldfinch

01/01/16

Woodland trail

28

Wood Pigeon

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

27

Great Black-backed Gull

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

26

Pintail

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

25

Herring Gull

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

24

Kestrel

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

23

Chaffinch

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

22

Cormorant

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

21

Marsh Harrier

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

20

Moorhen

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

19

Carrion Crow

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

18

Collared Dove

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

17

Black-headed Gull

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

16

Common Gull

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

15

Lesser Black-backed Gull

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

14

Canada Goose

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

13

Magpie

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

12

Mallard

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

11

Dunnock

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

10

Greylag Goose

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

 9

Teal

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

 8

Lapwing

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

 7

Cetti's Warbler

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape reedbed

 6

Coot

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

 5

Wigeon

01/01/16

Purfleet Scrape

 4

Redwing

01/01/16

Reserve garden/car park

 3

Song Thrush

01/01/16

Reserve garden/car park

 2

Blackbird

01/01/16

Reserve garden/car park

 1

Robin

01/01/16

Reserve garden/car park

 

 

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