Date Site Details
Thursday 15 Feb Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 12:30, Low Tide 10.16. Mild, overcast, light southerly wind
11 Black-headed Gull 5+ Blue Tit 30+ Carrion Crow Cetti's Warbler ((heard north of Iona Community)) 10+ Chaffinch Collared Dove 6 Corn Bunting 5+ Dunnock 8 Goldfinch 10+ Great Tit 2 House Sparrow 2 Kestrel 15 Linnet 4 Little Egret 11 Magpie 9 Mallard 10+ Meadow Pipit 4 Pheasant 6 White Wagtail 5+ Robin 5 Skylark 4 Stonechat 30+ Wood Pigeon Wren [Brian Priestley]

Thursday 01 Feb Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 16:00, Selected highlights from Swallow Birding & Wildlife guided walk (www.swallowbirding.co.uk)
Merlin 2 Peregrine Falcon 8 Corn Bunting 6 Red-throated Diver 2 Buzzard 2 Stonechat 3 Chiffchaff Siskin Yellowhammer 12 Great Crested Grebe Kestrel 16 Linnet [Steve Grimwade]

Tuesday 09 Jan Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 15:00 to 16:00, A biting ands very strong NE wind blowing
3 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (3 present - 2 adults and a first-winter) 1896 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (A large flock including at least 244 first years and the regular leucistic bird) Black Brant (An aggressive well marked adult male) Red-breasted Goose (The first-winter still present) 100 Golden Plover [Lee G R Evans]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:45 to 12:00, Very cold, strong E/NE wind. Blue sky and cloud. Sea very choppy.
200+ Black-headed Gull 200+ Common Gull 9 Curlew 50 Golden Plover 4 Great Black-backed Gull 10 Herring Gull 100+ Lapwing 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Little Egret 2 Ringed Plover 12 Redshank [Brian Priestley]

Sunday 31 Dec Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 07:50 to 10:20,
Red-breasted Goose (with the brent in the field enclosed by sea walls about 1/2 mile south of the Obs.) 400 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (rough count in the enclosed field, with more on the waters edge at low tide) 6 Corn Bunting (several singing males) [Tony Kennelly]

Saturday 23 Dec Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:30 to 12:25, sunny, wind increasing. Tide high and going out.
Red-breasted Goose (From car park at 10:30 with brent geese. Flock had moved NE on return) 2 Red-throated Diver 30 Pied Wagtail Great Spotted Woodpecker [Sean Gregory]

Wednesday 20 Dec Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 13:30 to 15:00, Selected highlights with Matt Turner and Jon Ward
Red-breasted Goose (1st winter) Marsh Harrier Red-throated Diver [Steve Grimwade]

Thursday 14 Dec Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 13:00, High tide - grey skies and cold
884 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (884 in wheat field at the Lure Field at Sandbeach, plus 12 nearby and a further 78 at East End Farm. A total of 141 juveniles in the three flocks) 2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose (An adult and first-winter at Lure Field. Also single leucistic Dark-bellied Brent) Red-breasted Goose (A first-winter with the Brents at the Lure Field, Sandbeach) 74 Grey Plover (High tide count) 2000 Golden Plover Marsh Harrier (Adult male) 17 Pintail 3 Red-throated Diver (3 offshore) 80 Fieldfare [Lee G R Evans]

Sunday 03 Dec Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:45 to 14:45, Steady drizzle
Red-breasted Goose (Juv with 800 Brent, visible from St Peter's car park) 3 Common Scoter Slavonian Grebe (on Blackwater near power station) 13 Sanderling Shag (adult on Blackwater near power station) 3 Brambling (power station bushes) 2 Snow Bunting (on large shingle area between Sales Point and power station) Red-throated Diver (On Blackwater near power station) [Adrian Dally]

Sunday 15 Oct Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 15:00, EBwS Field Trip (selected highlights)
Pale-bellied Brent Goose (Adult with Dark-bellied Brent Geese) 2 Red-throated Diver 2 Great Crested Grebe Great Skua 2 Marsh Harrier 3 Peregrine Falcon Buzzard Kestrel Sparrowhawk (In off sea) Wheatear 2 Swallow 2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Stonechat Chiffchaff 2 Siskin 400 Oystercatcher 30 Sanderling 7 Little Egret [Steve Grimwade]

Saturday 08 Apr Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 13:00, Fairly warm. Some clear sky, some cloud.
800 Oystercatcher (Very rough estimate) 15 Grey Plover 2000 Dunlin (Very rough estimate.) Kestrel 3 Corn Bunting (3 singing along track from car park to St Peter's Chapel.) [Simon Banks]