Date Details Sitename
Sunday 15 Sep

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 13:00, Hot and sunny
118 Little Egret 1 Buzzard 1 Osprey (On post, Marshouse Outfall) 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Mediterranean Gull 2 Sandwich Tern 2050 Oystercatcher (Very few Arctic waders back yet ) 1 Grey Phalarope (On sea, Marshhouse Outfal. In view 3-4 minutesl) 200 House Martin (PPower Station - feeding on midge swarm ) 10 Yellow Wagtail 3 Wheatear 1 Stonechat 1 Whinchat 37 Reed Bunting [Graham Smith]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 08 Sep

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:15 to 15:45,
2 Little Egret 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) 2 Buzzard 32 Golden Plover 1 Little Owl (Othona hedgerow) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (male) 1 Kestrel 70 Swallow (+) 20 House Martin 1 Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area) 8 Willow Warbler 1 Chiffchaff 2 Reed Warbler 1 Blackcap 1 Whitethroat 30 Yellow Wagtail (+) 20 Pied Wagtail (+) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 01 Sep

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:30 to 15:15, Warm, sunny with only scattered cloud.
8 Willow Warbler 1 Spotted Flycatcher (In Elms by Othona camp) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Calling) 1 Reed Warbler (Othona filter pond) 4 Blackcap 3 Peregrine Falcon (An adult male and two juveniles learning to hunt.) 3 Marsh Harrier (Juveniles) 120 Swallow (Orbs marsh) 6 House Martin (Obs marsh) 1 Sand Martin (Obs marsh) 30 Knot (High tide roost) 35 Grey Plover (High tide roost) 45 Redshank (High tide roost ) 33 Little Egret (High tide roost) 16 Dunlin (High tide roost) 1 Yellow Wagtail 40 Golden Plover 3 Buzzard [Robert Pease]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 12 May

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 14:45, Highlights. Bombarded by low flying jets all day!
1 Buzzard 1 Turtle Dove (Flew into Obs garden, eventually showed itself under the feeders.) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area.) 1 Firecrest (Obs garden all day, singing.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Monday 06 May

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 06:30 to 09:30, noisy Juvenile badger by footpath!
1 Dotterel (In 2nd pea field, North of othona) 2 Sandwich Tern (Off sales point) 2 Whimbrel (On observatory saltmarsh) 3 Marsh Harrier (Over the saltmarsh) 1 Cuckoo 2 Reed Warbler 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (By car park) 2 Red-legged Partridge 6 Corn Bunting 20 Stock Dove 4 Yellow Wagtail 5 Swallow 4 House Martin 3 Skylark [Tony Kennelly]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 05 May

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:15 to 16:30,
2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 2 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier 250 Oystercatcher 30 Grey Plover (Summer plumaged birds.) 1 Dotterel (Male. Still in 2nd pea field just north of Othona.) 7 Whimbrel 500 Dunlin (+. Virtually all in summer plumage.) 4 Stock Dove (Obs feeders.) 1 Swift (North.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Male Obs feeders.) 1 Hobby 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male.) 1 Jay 1 Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area.) 2 Blackcap (Singing birds.) 12 Whitethroat (Singing birds.) 1 Wheatear (Male.) 1 Yellow Wagtail 3 Corn Bunting (Singing birds Chapel track.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 01 May

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 07:30 to 17:00,
1 Dotterel (Male. In 2nd pea field just north of Othona. Present all day apart from when it was flushed by the Environment Agency and appeared to fly over the river towards Tollesbury, but returned 30 minutes later.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 12:00 to 14:00, Bright and clear
1 Dotterel (My thanks to the finder John Sutherby and to David Low for helping me locate it.) [David Curle]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Friday 29 Mar

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 11:00 to 13:00,
2 White Wagtail ( pair feeding on tilled field by car park path) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male) 1 Little Owl (Calling male) [Tony Kennelly]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 20 Mar

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:00 to 16:00,
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail flew northeast obs then west towards Power Station) 6 Wheatear (5 males, 1 female) 7 Chiffchaff 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Little Owl 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Peregrine Falcon 5 Corn Bunting 2 Redwing 9 Greenfinch 1 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Sanderling 30 Great Crested Grebe [Steve Grimwade]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 17 Mar

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:00 to 14:00, Stiff westerly breeze with sun and occasional showers with hail. Falling tide.
2 Chiffchaff (Obs garden) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Othona pond area) 1 Kittiwake (An adult into the river) 1 Buzzard (Sandbeach) [Robert Pease]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)