Date Details Sitename
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
Sunday 22 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:30 to 09:45, River has breached, splodge flooded, westerly breeze and rain. Sightings between white bridge and Hogmarsh
7 Little Grebe 15 Wigeon 5 Curlew 750 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 5 Knot 11 Ringed Plover 15 Dunlin 2 Egyptian Goose (Adult and 1w) 2 Kestrel 25 Redshank 2 Meadow Pipit 6 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 100 Lapwing (+) 7 Greylag Goose [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 10 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Cold, dry, low tide. All sightings from bridge, splodge frozen
60 Wigeon 8 Little Grebe 5 Little Egret 4 Snipe 4 Egyptian Goose (Flying west) 8 Curlew (Flying west) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 03 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 09:00, Cold and sunny, splodge frozen
2 Peregrine Falcon (Young male and adult female on pylon) 1 Greenshank 5 Stock Dove 1 Snipe 1 Goldcrest (Heard only) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 02 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30, Bright and cold winter morning, all sightings from white bridge
1 Buzzard (In rapid flight east) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Very distant on pylon through bins only, looked like female size) 2 Egyptian Goose (Feeding on splodge) 23 Little Grebe (All diving close to white bridge) 2 Snipe 1 Kingfisher 4 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 27 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:30 to 10:00, High tide, calm
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Egyptian Goose (On splodge) 6 Little Grebe 2 Greenshank 13 Ringed Plover 26 Little Egret 1 Kingfisher 1 Grey Wagtail (Heard only) 3 Knot (In Blackwit roost) 600 Black-tailed Godwit (Inc male in full breeding plumage) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 22 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, 3/4 tide receeding
1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male, not the usual bird) 10 Meadow Pipit 12 Little Grebe 25 Wigeon 150 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Kingfisher 2 Goldcrest 3 Curlew 10 Avocet [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge