Date Details Sitename
Saturday 23 May

Naze, The 05:15 to 10:45, Mainly sunny, strong westerly wind, rising tide, warm - 22 species singing
26 Whitethroat (Singing ) 7 Blackcap (Singing ) 1 Cuckoo (Singing ) 4 Chinese Muntjac 2 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing ) 1 Nightingale (Singing, north-west corner of common, brief subdued song, bird had been present a few days) 8 Sedge Warbler (Singing ) 7 Mediterranean Gull 4 Spotted Flycatcher (1 south of John Weston Reserve, 3 together north of sewage works ) 28 House Martin (North in small groups ) 7 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 2 Little Tern 2 Sanderling 4 Barnacle Goose (With greylags on Walton Hall Marshes ) 4 Gadwall 21 Tufted Duck 2 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Avocet [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Sunday 17 May

Naze, The 10:00 to 10:30, Exercise run with the dogs to and around The Naze
2 Spotted Flycatcher (Along western side of the common) [Paul Brayshaw]

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Tuesday 24 Mar

Naze, The 12:00 to 16:00, lighter wind, very bright. Small Tortoiseshells on the wing around seawall.
1 Buzzard 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 1 Black Redstart (f, JW reserve) 2 Chiffchaff [Martin Richards]

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Monday 23 Mar

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, bright, wind not quite as horrendous as last two days. From seawall
2 Red-breasted Merganser (pair, Walton Channel) 1 Buzzard 10 Tufted Duck (five pairs) 250 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ mainly over Horsey) [Martin Richards]

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Sunday 22 Mar

Naze, The 10:00 to 15:00, strong easterly wind, but bright. Still haven't seen a Wheatear since early one three weeks ago.
2 Red-breasted Merganser (females, Stone Point) 40 Ringed Plover (+ Stone Point lagoon with a few Dunlin) 50 Shelduck (+ flooded fields with nice assortment of Teal, Wigeon, Shoveller and Gadwall) 4 Goldcrest 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 21 Mar

Naze, The 05:50 to 12:15, mainly clear, cool, cold and strong SE wind, high tide; 12 species in song
8 Chiffchaff (6 singing) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on common, 3 north of escarpment, 2 in John Weston Reserve ) 3 Firecrest (2 east of the cricket pitch, 1 in main sycamore clump ) 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Goldcrest 2 Meadow Pipit (South) 43 Ringed Plover (Roosting on Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Merlin (Flew low and at hunting speed over Walton Hall Marshes and Cormorant Creek and on towards Stone Point ) 1 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

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Thursday 19 Mar

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, overcast, cool breeze
1 Firecrest 2 Chiffchaff 1 Merlin (Stone Point lagoon) [Martin Richards]

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Wednesday 18 Mar

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, mild, breezy. A few Barnacle Geese on Horsey and plenty of Cetti calls from JW reserve
1 Chiffchaff 2 Goldcrest 1 Barn Owl (JW reserve) 2 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 14 Mar

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:00, icy S wind, overcast with rain showers, cool, low tide; 11 species in song
2 Sparrowhawk 1 Barn Owl (Quartering common first thing ) 1 Chinese Muntjac 2 Chiffchaff (1 singing) 7 Goldcrest 3 Firecrest (2 in lane from seawall to sewage works, 1 in John Weston Reserve, another sighting later on may have been a fourth bird) 1 Grey Heron 6 Red-breasted Merganser (Off Stone Point ) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 3 John Weston Reserve and 2 between reserve and escarpment ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 16:00, relatively mild, overcast. A few Barnacle Geese on Horsey
6 Red-breasted Merganser (Stone Point - nice sighting of a species that is not as regular here as a few decades ago) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Stone Point Nice summer plumage - looking out of place now) 1 Barn Owl (JW Reserve) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 07 Mar

Naze, The 11:00 to 16:00, breezy, overcast mainly
1 Peregrine Falcon (Stone Point lagoon eyesore fence) 1 Merlin (Stone Point) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (pair off Stone Point) 3 Stonechat (Sea wall adjacent JW reserve) 80 Shelduck (+ on farm fields with good numbers of Wigeon and Teal) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 06:10 to 10:10, cold first thing with frost, SW wind, clear then overcast, rising tide; 14 species in song, a few birds on the move
1 Barn Owl (Quartering common first thing) 4 Chinese Muntjac 1 Red-legged Partridge (Field adjacent to sewage works ) 1 Green Woodpecker 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 3 in John Weston Reserve and 2 between the reserve and the escarpment ) 5 Stonechat (2 Walton Hall Marshes, 3 just south of John Weston Reserve ) 3 Reed Bunting 3 Goldcrest 1 Merlin (Saltmarsh north of Cormorant Creek) 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier 5 Meadow Pipit 4 Red-throated Diver (South) 1 Chiffchaff (Escarpment ) [Brian Combes]

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