To be fair, the RSPB reserves along this strip of tarmac from Canvey to Rainham are rather good.
|West Canvey Marshes|
|Headless Mediterranean Gull|
Things were quiet with just a pair of Green Sandpipers flying over and a Black-tailed Godwit on the Scrape at Vange. So it was onwards to Rainham Marshes. Rainham had the best of the birds with 5 Greenshank and a very nice Pectoral Sandpiper which preferred to stay distant.
|It wouldn’t come any closer!|
|Little Grebe. Couldn’t get much closer|