Date Details Sitename
Sunday 01 Mar

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:20, clear, cool, strong SW wind, ebbing tide; 11 species singing
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Barn Owl (2 quartering the common first thing, one of these birds, or another, south of John Weston Reserve later on) 1 Chinese Muntjac 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Goldcrest 1 Red-legged Partridge (Uncommon here, in field adjacent to sewage works) 1 Grey Heron 1 Great Crested Grebe (Off Stone Point ) 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Song Thrush (Singing) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 near escarpment, 1 in John Weston Reserve ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 29 Feb

Naze, The 12:00 to 16:00, mainly bright, very strong wind
1 Merlin (disturbed from beach towards Stone Point) 1 Wheatear (male on cliff 200 yards north of tower) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 15 Feb

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, mild, overcast, very strong south westerly wind, ebbing tide; 9 species in song
1 Chiffchaff (Double hedge, briefly singing) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Merlin (Hunkered down in dunes north of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Hunkered down in front of sea wall on Horsey Island ) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (Off Stone Point ) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Off Stone Point ) 1 Grey Heron 6 Goldcrest [Brian Combes]

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Friday 14 Feb

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, bright, cool increasing wind
120 Bar-tailed Godwit (+ towards Stone Point on low water line) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (Walton channel from Stone Point - 3m, 1f. ) 400 Cormorant (+ on Oakley beach) 4 Rock Pipit [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 08 Feb

Naze, The 08:00 to 13:00, wet start, but then dry and mild. Good numbers of Shelduck, Wigeon and Teal on flooded fields.
1 Barn Owl (J W reserve) 4 Long-tailed Tit (J W reserve) 1 Sparrowhawk (J W reserve) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:10 to 11:10, rain at first slowly clearing, westerly wind, mild, rising tide; 10 species in song
1 Grey Heron 2 Chinese Muntjac 1 Peregrine Falcon (On post just south of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Merlin (On post just north of Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 4 Goldcrest 2 Song Thrush (Singing) 1 Barn Owl (Hunting, initially John Weston Reserve then moving south) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 01 Feb

Naze, The 07:20 to 11:20, overcast first thing gradually clearing, mild, strong westerly wind, ebbing tide; 11 species in song or sub-song
1 Barn Owl (Quartering common first thing; presumably same bird moving through main sycamore clump later) 1 Chinese Muntjac 3 Rock Pipit 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) 3 Goldcrest 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (John Weston Reserve ) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Grey Heron 2 Song Thrush (Singing) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 08:00 to 13:00, breezy but bright
2 Barn Owl (One over main road at Beaumont and another on seawall by J W reserve, giving very close views) 1 Stonechat (seawall) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 25 Jan

Naze, The 07:30 to 11:00, heavy low cloud, cold, southerly breeze, rising tide; 5 species singing
1 Barn Owl (Hunting over common first thing, the first for a while) 1 Merlin (On saltmarsh towards Stone Point ) 2 Marsh Harrier 1 Hen Harrier (Stunning male, hunting over Stone Point and then moved south) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Half-heartedly chasing and swooping on group of oystercatcher low over the sea off Stone Point ) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (Off Stone Point ) 3 Goldcrest 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Unusual here, in winter - John Weston Reserve ) [Brian Combes]

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Sunday 19 Jan

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cold, but very nice day - from seawall
1 Short-eared Owl 35 Avocet (at mouth of Twizzle) 700 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ majority in single flock in Walton Channel between Eagles hard and concrete barge) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 18 Jan

Naze, The 07:40 to 10:30, clear, cold, north-westerly breeze, ebbing tide - very quiet
1 Chinese Muntjac 1 Marsh Harrier 37 Skylark (+, feeding on marsh between tidal lagoons and Stone Point ) 4 Rock Pipit 1 Grey Heron [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cold, but lovely day
1 Merlin (Stone Point) 30 Bar-tailed Godwit (near Stone Point) 300 Cormorant (roosts on Pye Sands and Oakley beach) [Martin Richards]

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Sunday 12 Jan

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cloudy, strong wind - at Stone Point over high tide. Good number of Skylark, Meadow and Rock pipits
1 Merlin 150 Oystercatcher (+ high tide roost) 3 Reed Bunting 1 Stonechat 70 Grey Plover (+ on lagoon) [Martin Richards]

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