Date Details Sitename
Saturday 21 Nov

Naze, The 07:00 to 12:15, mild, overcast, blustery SW wind, ebbing tide
13 Blackbird 1 Chinese Muntjac 6 Goldfinch (South ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 7 Common Scoter (South ) 11 Goldcrest 2 Green Woodpecker 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 north of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Greenfinch 7 Chaffinch 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier 5 Stonechat (Walton Hall Marshes, 2 pairs and a single) 37 Linnet (Flock, Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Merlin (On a hunting run, low over Walton Hall Marshes, over the sea wall and across to Horsey) 600 Brent Goose (+, in two large flocks on Walton Hall Marshes and small flock on Walton Channel ) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Walton Channel) 22 Avocet (Roosting on mud at eastern end of The Twizzle) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Tuesday 17 Nov

Naze, The 10:30 to 12:30,
1 Jay 1 Rock Pipit (+) 20 Turnstone 20 Sanderling 1 Purple Sandpiper 20 Ringed Plover 200 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 1 Kestrel 2 Goldcrest 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Liz Huxley]

Naze, The
Saturday 14 Nov

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:50, overcast, strong S wind, mild, rising tide (I badly judged the tide and had to take off my boots and wade across the creeks!)
5 Meadow Pipit (South ) 10 Blackbird 3 Song Thrush 1 Green Woodpecker 13 Chaffinch (South ) 2 Greenfinch 7 Goldcrest 2 Lesser Redpoll (South) 1 Common Scoter (North ) 1 Red-throated Diver (North ) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 south of John Weston Reserve and 2 in it) 5 Goldfinch (South ) 2 Brambling (John Weston Reserve then west ) 23 Turnstone 19 Sanderling 5 Rock Pipit 54 Grey Plover (On Stone Point Lagoon roost) 2 Merlin (One heading north towards Harwich, one on marsh south of Stone Point ) 1 Buzzard 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail, quartering marshes just south of Stone Point Lagoon, lovely) 1100 Dunlin (+, on Stone Point Lagoon roost) 80 Knot (+, on Stone Point Lagoon roost) 1 Marsh Harrier 18 Linnet [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 07 Nov

Naze, The 06:40 to 11:15, light SE wind, mainly clear, cool first thing, ebbing tide; light movement
2 Chiffchaff (1 below Sunny Point, 1 by sewage works ) 15 Goldcrest 25 Blackbird 4 Redwing 45 Goldfinch (Mainly south ) 11 Chaffinch 32 Meadow Pipit (17 south, at least 15 on Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Red-throated Diver (South) 5 Song Thrush 3 Sparrowhawk (+, 1 in off, 2 together in air and a couple of other sightings) 3 Greenfinch 5 Siskin (South ) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 north of cricket pitch, 3 John Weston Reserve, 1 north of decoy ponds (from drainage ditch)) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chinese Muntjac 1 Grey Heron (South ) 34 Skylark (+, 10 south, 4 west, at least 20 Walton Hall Marshes (a couple singing - always nice on a late autumn day!)) 7 Stonechat (Three pairs and a single, Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Merlin (Walton Hall Marshes) 70 Starling (+, a few flocks west ) 23 Linnet 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 19 Little Grebe (The Twizzle/Walton Channel ) 1 Firecrest (Possibly 2, east of decoy ponds in tree behind takeaway - nice end to the session) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Wednesday 04 Nov

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, Sunny, light breeze, high tide ebbing
1 Merlin (Female hunting along Cormorant Creek) 200 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Shelduck 24 Teal 20 Curlew 2 Oystercatcher 2 Turnstone 8 Sanderling 150 Dunlin 40 Grey Plover 50 Redshank 10 Ringed Plover 2 Snipe 1 Kingfisher 2 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 4 Little Egret 15 Skylark 1 Chiffchaff 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard singing on John Weston Reserve) 7 Fieldfare 5 Stonechat 8 Meadow Pipit 10 Rock Pipit 20 Linnet [Reuben Braddock]

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Friday 30 Oct

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:00, mild, mainly overcast, strong and strengthening S breeze, high tide; limited movement
7 Swallow (4 north, 3 south) 14 Blackbird 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by farm pond, 1 escarpment, 1 south of John Weston Reserve, 3 John Weston Reserve) 18 Goldcrest 17 Meadow Pipit (Mainly south ) 15 Redwing (Mainly west ) 8 Chaffinch 11 Goldfinch (Mainly south ) 1 Stonechat (Just south of John Weston Reserve ) 1 Firecrest (With one of the tit/goldcrest flocks, north of cricket pitch ) 2 Brambling (West) 6 Greenfinch (South ) 2 Lesser Redpoll (West ) 1 Chiffchaff 1 Blackcap 5 Siskin (South) 2 Skylark (West ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Thursday 29 Oct

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:15, cool, overcast with steady rain by the end of the session, W wind, high tide; minimal movement
15 Goldcrest 14 Meadow Pipit 13 Pied Wagtail 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by farm pond, 1 escarpment, 1 north of escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 24 Goldfinch (Mainly south ) 19 Blackbird 7 Siskin (South ) 10 Redwing 157 Brent Goose 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Chinese Muntjac 9 Chaffinch 18 Turnstone 11 Sanderling 5 Swallow (4 north, 1 south ) 6 Linnet (South ) 3 Reed Bunting 1 Firecrest (Main sycamore clump with tit/goldcrest flock, probably 2) 1 Chiffchaff [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Monday 26 Oct

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:30, clear first thing gradually clouding over, cool, brisk S wind, high tide; light movement mainly first thing
16 Goldcrest 23 Blackbird 2 Sparrowhawk 10 Redwing 9 Siskin (South ) 4 Crossbill (South) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of escarpment, 2 north of escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 7 Skylark (West ) 13 Chaffinch (South ) 15 Meadow Pipit (South ) 8 Song Thrush 12 Lesser Redpoll (South) 17 Goldfinch (South ) 2 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff 9 Swallow (North) 2 Tree Sparrow (West) 1 Firecrest (John Weston Reserve ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 250 Wood Pigeon (+) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (North) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 24 Oct

Naze, The 07:15 to 11:15, clear first thing quickly clouding over, mild, strong and strengthening S wind, ebbing tide; light movement mainly first thing
9 Goldcrest 3 Sparrowhawk (1 drifting out to sea) 8 Meadow Pipit (South) 31 Chaffinch (South ) 5 Skylark (West ) 29 Siskin (South) 33 Goldfinch (South ) 7 Lesser Redpoll (South ) 10 Redwing (West ) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of escarpment 2 north of escarpment 3 John Weston Reserve ) 6 Greenfinch (South ) 22 Linnet (South ) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Blackcap 1 Chinese Muntjac 6 Song Thrush (West ) 2 Stonechat (On The Common) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 17 Oct

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, overcast first thing then some sun, light N wind, cool, flooding tide - some finch and thrush movement, mainly first thing
70 Goldcrest (+) 2 Brambling (1, below Sunny Point, 1 farm pond) 15 Song Thrush (Mainly west) 43 Redwing (Mainly west) 81 Goldfinch (Mainly south) 27 Chaffinch (Mainly south) 9 Siskin (South) 16 Lesser Redpoll (South) 1 Chinese Muntjac 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Buzzard 11 Meadow Pipit 15 Skylark (West) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) 42 Swallow (N, a trickle in small groups from mid morning on) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron (S) 3 Firecrest (2 with goldcrests, 1 below Sunny Point, 1 farm pond + one John Weston Reserve (in the hand, thanks to Simon and Pat Cox)) 1 Dusky Warbler (East edge of cricket pitch in low scrub; initially calling from cover, then gave some brief but decent views before moving north into deeper cover. Did not call or show again, over the next half an hour or later in the morning.) [Brian Combes]

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