Date Details Sitename
Sunday 19 Jan

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 15:00 to 17:00, Sunny but cold
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail - likely adult female) [Mark Buckley]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 05 Jan

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 09:30 to 15:00,
500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Black Brant (Adult at Sales Point swith Dark-bellied Brents.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male.) 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail.) 1 Kestrel (Male.) 1 Merlin 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Female.) 2 Jay 28 Twite 33 Linnet [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Monday 30 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 13:00 to 15:40, sunny, mild; high tide. 27 small linnet-type? finches flew N towards BBO
1 Merlin (on saltmarsh) 14 Red-breasted Merganser (including 5 males) 1 Common Scoter (male) 10 Red-throated Diver (approx.) 2 Rock Pipit 2 Stonechat [Mark Gregory]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 29 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 12:00 to 15:30,
26 Twite (Obs marsh) 1 Sparrowhawk (Adult male - Obs garden) 1 Marsh Harrier (1yr male) 1 Rock Pipit (Obs marsh) 10 Red-breasted Merganser 9 Red-throated Diver 3 Pintail 15 Wigeon [Robert Pease]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Thursday 26 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 11:45 to 13:30,
18 Twite (Obs saltmarsh still. The others may still be there but the conditions were pretty awful.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 18 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:00 to 14:30,
28 Twite (Dave Wagstaff and I had 18 finches on the Obs marsh last Sunday (15th) we thought were Twite but the views weren't good enough to be sure. This afternoon we had the 18 birds on the marsh again and were now pretty sure of the id but still couldn't clinch it even after eliminating the "confusion" species Linnet. Then another 10 birds joined them! Then they flew towards us and onto the tops of the Obs garden trees. 28 Twite clinched! We watched them do a circuit of the trees before flying back out to the marsh) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 11 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:15 to 15:00,
1 Dartford Warbler (Female. Now half mile south of Obs in Suaeda.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 04 Dec

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:15 to 14:45,
1 Sparrowhawk (Imm male.) 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Short-eared Owl (Hunting over Obs saltmarsh, dropped down and caught something, then flew inland carrying the prey.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Green Woodpecker 2 Kestrel (1 male. 1 female.) 1 Merlin (Imm male.) 1 Goldcrest 2 Stonechat (1 male, 1 female.) 1 Twite (On sea wall between Othona and Sales Point.) [John Sutherby]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Sunday 24 Nov

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 07:00 to 09:00,
1 Merlin (Hunting pipits over the salt marsh) 1000 Golden Plover (Floc over fields to the South) 1 Barn Owl (Returning to farm buildings at dawn) 5 Eider (2m & 3f) 16 Red-breasted Merganser 12 Little Egret 2 Stonechat (Pair only accompanied by 2 wren & 1 robin) 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Stock Dove 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (One wood) 1 Corn Bunting (Singing male) 1 Goldcrest (Along car park track) [Tony Kennelly]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)
Wednesday 13 Nov

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 10:00 to 13:00, Mild and sunny
1 Dartford Warbler (A female along the sea wall by the Obs.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (An immature male hunting over the roosting wader flocks.) 1 Merlin (Chasing pipits over the salt marsh.) 1 Little Owl (Othona hedge.) 2 Stonechat (A pair in company with Dartford Warbler.) 1 Kestrel (An adult male Hunting the salt marsh.) 2 Buzzard (Soaring over Sandbeach Farm.) [Robert Pease]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) 13:00 to 15:00, Sun the rain late afternoon. Up date to earlier post.
1 Hen Harrier (Adult male) 2 Merlin (Two bird chasing Pipits.) 1 Redpoll sp. (Fly-over.) 2 Redwing [Robert Pease]

Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO)