Date Details Sitename
Thursday 17 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, Low tide, all sightings from white bridge
1 Sparrowhawk (Female chasing flock of linnet, then harassed by crow) 100 Lapwing 10 Skylark (inc one in full flight song) 8 Meadow Pipit 50 Linnet 1 Kingfisher (Fishing off railway bridge) 3 Little Grebe 3 Pintail (1 drake, 2f) 1 Dunlin (single juv feeding distant west, had to walk closer to confirm!) 1 Grey Plover (juv feeding same area as dunlin) 1 Shoveler (female) 20 Wigeon (+) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Friday 04 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:15, Cold, overcast, low tide
1 Greenshank 1 Grey Plover (Flew up river calling then back again 5 mins later) 2 Egyptian Goose 20 Little Egret 1 Kingfisher [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 12:45 to 14:15, overcast with light drizzle later
600 Shelduck (circa; joint-county) 64 Cormorant (high tide roost.) 25 Little Egret 13 Little Grebe (on river by RSPB reserve) 110 Avocet (circa - in flight on Suffolk side of river) 43 Ringed Plover 86 Lapwing 24 Knot 100 Dunlin (+) 780 Black-tailed Godwit (circa) 2 Greenshank 350 Redshank (circa) 96 Turnstone [Martin Peers]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 02 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Low tide, sunny morning
6 Egyptian Goose (Flying east, giving my entry to next years photographer of the year comp!!) 1 Greenshank 35 Little Egret 6 Jay 1 Chiffchaff (Calling same location as yesterday) 1 Sparrowhawk [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 01 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Low tide
2 Kingfisher 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juv male back after 4 week absence, hurrah!) 2 Buzzard 5 Little Grebe 1 Greenshank 50 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 20 Turnstone 1 Dunlin 3 Curlew 1 Chiffchaff (feeding in finch flock in bushes past railway) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 25 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:15, light drizzle, high tide
20 Teal 2 Black-tailed Godwit (feeding on splodge) 12 Little Grebe (distant west of bridge) 2 Common Sandpiper 2 Wigeon 6 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 18 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Bright sunshine, low tide
1 Hobby (Took sparrow on wing low over path behind Co-op) 1 Greenshank 5 Wigeon 1 Kestrel 300 Black-tailed Godwit (+) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 17 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:30 to 19:30, Low tide
18 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Male quartering field behind red barn) 2 Kestrel 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Greenshank 25 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Curlew [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 14 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 09:15, Sunny and calm
2 Common Sandpiper 2 Snipe 1 Greenshank 4 Curlew Sandpiper (All juv, in group behind co-op. Phone died so couldn't take pic!) 1 Osprey (Flew east sending everything into mad panic!) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female being chased by crow) 7 Little Egret 2 Pintail 1 Grey Wagtail [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 09 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 13:45 to 14:15, Overcast, slight rain.
1 Kingfisher (By Cattawade bridge) 1 Grey Heron (Also by Cattawade bridge, notably taking an eel, c300mm in length. Eventually eaten.) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 07 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:45 to 19:45, High tide, setting sun
1 Kingfisher (By breached area to north) 1 Little Egret 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Little Grebe 2 Greenshank 50 Redshank (circa) 2 Grey Heron 1 Kestrel 1 Coal Tit (With small blue and great tit flock) 1 Avocet [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge