Date Details Sitename
Sunday 22 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 09:30, Sunny but windy, sightings from white bridge to Co-op
2 Red Kite (Hunting low over north Marsh, flushing everything!) 1 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier (2 adult males, 1 female) 150 Brent Goose (circa - flushed by Kites) 1 Egyptian Goose 6 Curlew 1 Reed Bunting 60 Redshank (+) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Chiffchaff (Heard only) 2 Pintail (Distant pair north Hogmarsh) 6 Avocet 4 Knot [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 17 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:00, Sightings from bridge
1 Marsh Harrier (Fine male quartering reedbed) 15 Avocet (Looking a bit territorial near breeding area) 100 Redshank (Nice flock feeding on mudflat) 1 Buzzard (Perched near red barn) 3 Stock Dove 2 Red Kite (Over woods to north, slowly drifting east) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 15 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 12:45 to 13:00, Overcast, cool. Slight breeze.
3 Red Kite (Over cattawade hamlet, flew in from RSPB marsh, flew out northwards) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 10 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, All sightings between white bridge and plastics factory
2 Marsh Harrier (Pair in same breeding area as last year......correction adult male and juv prob male) 4 Shoveler 12 Gadwall 1 Little Egret 1 Greenshank 70 Redshank 10 Avocet 2 Great Black-backed Gull 40 Lapwing (+ lots of display flights) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 12 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Low tide, sightings from white bridge to plastics factory
4 Snipe (West of bridge) 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male hunting Cattawade marsh) 2 Egyptian Goose (Male and Juv on splodge) 1 Meadow Pipit (Bathing in river) 8 Cormorant 9 Little Grebe 4 Curlew [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 28 Jan

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:40, Sunny and cold, sightings from white bridge to PVC factory
1 Snipe 2 Egyptian Goose 3 Great Black-backed Gull 9 Little Grebe 500 Lapwing (+) 6 Curlew 12 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 25 Redshank 30 Wigeon [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Friday 10 Jan

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:45 to 10:30, mainly overcast; breezy
650 Shelduck (circa) 27 Pintail 37 Goldeneye (Mistley) 11 Red-breasted Merganser (Mistley) 154 Avocet 750 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Mistley - second winter) [Martin Peers]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 06 Jan

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30, Overcast, sightings from white bridge to railway underpass
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male) 1 Snipe 2 Greenshank 1 Avocet 300 Lapwing (+) 2 Pintail (Pair off Hogmarsh) 2 Great Black-backed Gull (One munching on a floating Lapwing corpse) 6 Little Grebe [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 04 Jan

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 10:00 to 14:15,
1 Goosander (200 yards west of Red Barn) 1 Kingfisher 1 Cetti's Warbler [Steve Moore]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 29 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:30 to 10:00, Sightings from white bridge to railway
2 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Kingfisher 1 Avocet 1 Greenshank (Heard only) 1 Grey Wagtail (Heard only) 500 Lapwing (+) 5 Little Egret 2 Curlew 7 Little Grebe [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge