Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 19 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, Sunny and calm, low tide
1 Grey Wagtail (Overhead calling) 5 Little Grebe 1 Greenshank 5 Oystercatcher 1 Snipe 2 Skylark 9 Gadwall (5m, 4f) 1 Reed Bunting (Male in flight) 3 Stock Dove (On barn roof) 6 Meadow Pipit 1 Greenfinch (Male singing) 15 Wigeon 3 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Cormorant 6 Shelduck 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Eating carcass watched by 2 crows) 250 Lapwing 2 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Friday 15 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30, Sunny but cold, splodge frozen - all sightings from bridge
11 Shelduck 40 Wigeon 30 Teal 7 Redshank 4 Little Grebe 1 Carrion Crow (Eating dead black headed gull on frozen splodge!) 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Great Black-backed Gull (Flew over and sent the Lapwing up) 300 Lapwing 2 Gadwall (Pair) 2 Greylag Goose 15 Canada Goose 1 Red-legged Partridge (In distant field) 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Common Gull 2 Cormorant 3 Stock Dove [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 11 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30,
600 Lapwing (+) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Little Grebe 2 Great Black-backed Gull 7 Shelduck 64 Wigeon 2 Song Thrush (Both singing) 2 Dunnock (Both singing) 3 Long-tailed Tit [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 09 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, Very windy - had to leave scope in car!
600 Lapwing (+ most I've seen here) 1 Greenshank 25 Redshank 2 Mute Swan 5 Cormorant 14 Greylag Goose 5 Long-tailed Tit 10 Teal 14 Wigeon 7 Shelduck 2 Skylark 1 Green Sandpiper (First time I've seen one here this year) 1 Curlew 5 Canada Goose 7 Black-tailed Godwit (Normally a lot more on flooded field) 3 Rock Pipit [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 12 Jan

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:40, Quick look before work, not much around - no sign of usual kingfishers or green sand
10 Long-tailed Tit (Small flock near burger van car park) 2 Grey Heron 30 Redshank (+) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 300 Lapwing (2 flocks, very flighty. No sign of raptors) 1 Snipe (In flight with lapwings) 1 Little Egret 2 Great Black-backed Gull (One calling whilst being chased by black headed gull!) 1 Chaffinch (Single female) 1 Reed Bunting (either female or 1w male, not good view) 6 Blue Tit 2 Great Tit 1 Dunnock (Calling) 1 Robin (Singing) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 30 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:15 to 10:15, Dry but overcast
1 Kingfisher (Coughed up pellet that I clambered down bank to get!) 70 Black-tailed Godwit 50 Redshank 1 Curlew 1 Great Black-backed Gull 20 Lapwing 12 Wigeon 1 Grey Heron 1 Green Sandpiper 18 Teal 6 Little Egret 5 House Sparrow 1 Wren 1 Dunnock 1 Robin 2 Blackbird 2 Great Tit [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 04 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 12:30 to 12:30, Generally overcast, still withoccasional sun. Tide just going out.
1 Green Sandpiper (On splodge. Distant but clearly teetering hence id.) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 14 Nov

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Dry and sunny - no sign of usual kingfisher(s)
3 Rock Pipit 74 Black-tailed Godwit 14 Redshank 44 Little Egret 2 Grey Heron 35 Teal [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 06 Nov

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Early morning mist
37 Ringed Plover 98 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Curlew 2 Meadow Pipit 1 Coal Tit 1 Grey Wagtail 1 Greenshank 1 Green Sandpiper [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 09 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 16:30 to 17:30, Setting sun, clear sky
2 Kingfisher 174 Black-tailed Godwit 8 Snipe (On splodge) 1 Green Sandpiper (On splodge) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge