Aveley Pool and the Butts Scrape are still the places to look as the rest of the marsh is still rather dry and high tide seems to be the best time to see these waders that are also feeding along the Thames...

A selection from today...

Friday 2nd August 2019

RSPB Rainham Marshes:- juv Cattle Egret, 12 Little Egret, Garganey, Marsh Harrier, Oystercatcher, 3 Avocet, Curlew, Whimbrel, 35 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, Greenshank, Yellow-legged Gull,  4 Common Tern, Stock Dove, Barn Owl, 29 Swift, 4 Kestrel, 3 Bearded Tit, 55 Sand Martin, 4 Swallow, 35 House Martin, Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat, 2 Yellow Wagtail

Little Egret chasing off our new juvenile Cattle Egret - Tony O'Brien

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