Date Details Sitename
Saturday 04 Jan

Naze, The 10:30 to 14:00, cold, but bright - from sea wall. Lack of duck on flooded fields.
50 Avocet (at mouth of Twizzle) 2 Stonechat (pair) 20 Little Grebe (+ Walton Channel) 600 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ on farm field and around Eagles hard) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:45 to 13:30, mild, strong westerly breeze, mainly clear, ebbing tide
9 Goldcrest 1 Chiffchaff (Main sycamore clump, appeared to be with tit flock) 1 Buzzard 3 Stonechat (1 at Stone Point and pair on Walton Hall Marshes ) 4 Marsh Harrier 2 Peregrine Falcon (Pair on Horsey Island seawall ) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Merlin (Over marshes towards Stone Point ) 46 Avocet (Roosting at southern end of Walton Channel ) [Brian Combes]

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Friday 03 Jan

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, bright, clear sky
10 Snow Bunting (Stone Point ) [Martin Richards]

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Wednesday 01 Jan

Naze, The 08:00 to 11:00, perfect still morning
1 Merlin (Stone Point) 11 Snow Bunting (Stone Point) 2 Stonechat (pair - JW reserve) 45 Bar-tailed Godwit (Stone Point) 4 Rock Pipit (Stone Point) 2 Marsh Harrier (Stone Point) 40 Avocet (Walton Channel) 1 Buzzard (Sea wall) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 10:15 to 13:15,
12 Long-tailed Tit (+) 1 Kestrel 4 Goldcrest (+) 1 Firecrest 1 Jay 5 Shoveler 10 Gadwall (+) 1 Buzzard 10 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Sanderling 2 Great Crested Grebe 7 Common Seal (+) [Liz Huxley]

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Sunday 29 Dec

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, pleasant for late December - highlights at Stone Point
11 Snow Bunting (Stone Point lagoon - very mobile) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Stone Point - using eye-sore fence as a perch, as it was two days ago. ) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 28 Dec

Naze, The 07:50 to 13:30, overcast, mild, southerly wind, rising tide
3 Common Scoter (South) 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Firecrest (Together on the northern edge of John Weston Reserve by sea wall, elusive and mobile (and possibly more than three) but giving some delightful views; 3+ is unusual for the winter ) 1 Merlin (Stone Point, one over Walton Hall Marshes later looked to be a different bird) 11 Snow Bunting (Flew over Stone Point Lagoon and towards Horsey Island ) 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Short-eared Owl (Flushed near Stone Point ) 1 Eider (Stunning male on the sea towards Stone Point - uncommon here and usually female or immature birds) 6 Goldcrest 2 Redwing 2 Buzzard 2 Stonechat (Pair on Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 21 Dec

Naze, The 08:30 to 12:30, mainly overcast with some sharp showers, strong south-westerly wind - difficult to remember the ground being more waterlogged
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 5 Goldcrest 1 Firecrest (John Weston Reserve ) 1 Merlin (On saltmarsh towards Stone Point ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On Horsey Island seawall ) 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Stonechat (Stone Point ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 14 Dec

Naze, The 07:30 to 12:20, cool, clear first thing then overcast with persistent rain by mid morning, strong westerly wind, rising tide
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Redwing 8 Goldcrest 1 Firecrest (With Goldcrest ) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 1 Grey Heron 3 Stonechat (Pair on Walton Hall Marshes and, unusually, 1 at Stone Point ) 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 07 Dec

Naze, The 07:20 to 12:30, cool, overcast, brisk westerly wind, ebbing tide
1 Chiffchaff (Double hedge ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Fieldfare 2 Great Crested Grebe (Off Stone Point) 2 Goldcrest 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Marsh Harrier 1 Grey Heron 1 Merlin (Near Stone Point Lagoon, later this bird or another Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Pair sitting on Horsey Island seawall across from Stone Point ) 15 Snow Bunting (Tip of Stone Point, flew in from Horsey, fed for a while, flew back to Horsey and then after a few minutes returned to the Point) 1 Buzzard 4 Stonechat (Two pairs on Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Green Woodpecker 10 Pintail (Walton Hall Marshes ) 18 Little Grebe (Walton Channel ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 30 Nov

Naze, The 07:15 to 12:45, cold with frost, clear first thing then overcast with some showers, easterly wind, low tide rising
12 Common Scoter (South ) 3 Red-throated Diver (North) 7 Goldcrest 3 Siskin (South) 5 Sparrowhawk (+, 5 in the air at the same time over escarpment first thing, 1 Walton Hall Marshes, 1 over Decoy Ponds) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 2 Redwing 3 Song Thrush 37 Blackbird 1 Snipe 4 Stonechat (Two pairs on Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Merlin (Stone Point ) 1 Marsh Harrier 92 Lapwing (Roosting by Walton Channel ) 1 Buzzard 1 Chinese Muntjac 32 Avocet (Roosting by Walton Channel) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (By Decoy Ponds) 1 Red Fox (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, mainly bright and very pleasant.
16 Snow Bunting (Stone Point - flew in from Horsey) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 23 Nov

Naze, The 07:00 to 10:15, strong south-east wind, rain first thing, cool, high tide
2 Goldcrest 1 Snipe 3 Red-throated Diver (South) 4 Common Scoter (South) 1 Little Auk (Just offshore, whirring south, viewed from beach towards Stone Point ) 7 Snow Bunting (By Stone Point Lagoon, delightful and confiding) 1 Spotted Redshank (Stone Point Lagoon ) [Brian Combes]

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