Date Details Sitename
Thursday 16 Aug

Naze, The 06:15 to 10:00, mild; overcast; southerly breeze; ebbing tide
11 Sandwich Tern 5 Whitethroat Green Woodpecker 3 Lesser Whitethroat 5 Willow Warbler 52 Sanderling 2 Knot 15 Turnstone 12 Grey Plover 35 Dunlin 14 Bar-tailed Godwit 3 Black-tailed Godwit 50 House Martin (+, low over Walton Hall Marshes and sewage works) 2 Yellow Wagtail (sewage works) Blackcap [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Friday 10 Aug

Naze, The 06:00 to 09:00, mild; clear; southerly breeze; high tide
5 Blackcap (1 singing) 15 Willow Warbler (1 briefly in song) 20 Whitethroat 2 Chinese Muntjac 8 Lesser Whitethroat Green Woodpecker 12 Sanderling Green Sandpiper (on the smaller of the tidal lagoons) Sparrowhawk [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Thursday 09 Aug

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:00, mild; overcast; westerly breeze, swinging north; high tide
3 Green Woodpecker (2 juveniles) 8 Turnstone 11 Whitethroat 6 Willow Warbler 5 Lesser Whitethroat 4 Blackcap (1 singing) Cetti's Warbler (singing, John Weston Reserve) Chinese Muntjac 4 Yellow Wagtail (1 sewage works, 3 on grass north of Tower) 15 Pied Wagtail Chiffchaff [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Wednesday 08 Aug

Naze, The 06:30 to 09:30, warm; overcast; westerly breeze; high tide
3 Green Woodpecker (2 juveniles) 4 Willow Warbler 3 Blackcap (2 singing) 17 Whitethroat 4 Lesser Whitethroat Cetti's Warbler (singing, escarpment) 9 Sanderling Marsh Harrier 4 Whimbrel 2 Turnstone 75 House Martin (+, over sewage works and Walton Hall Marshes) Green Sandpiper (sewage works) 23 Swift (north) Short-eared Owl (flushed from the bank of the larger of the tidal lagoons - have not had an August record at the Naze before) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Monday 30 Jul

Naze, The 05:45 to 10:30, mild; overcast with some long periods of rain; low tide; gusty south-westerly wind
4 Blackcap (singing) Green Woodpecker Chinese Muntjac Cetti's Warbler (singing, John Weston Reserve) 12 Sandwich Tern 53 Bar-tailed Godwit 11 Sanderling 31 Swift (south, first thing) Buzzard 6 Avocet 2 Grey Plover 46 Dunlin 15 Knot Little Stint (feeding with dunlin on flats towards Stone Point) 7 Turnstone 8 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Whimbrel 3 Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes) 75 House Martin (+, feeding over sewage works and Walton Hall Marshes) 2 Lesser Whitethroat ( ) 80 House Sparrow (+, post-breeding flock in fields north of decoy ponds) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 14 Jul

Naze, The 05:45 to 10:00, warm; sunny periods; low tide, flooding; 17 species in song
Honey Buzzard (soaring over Hamford Water, gained height and drifted off towards the north-west - nice surprise for July) Marsh Harrier 5 Avocet 11 Black-tailed Godwit 29 Bar-tailed Godwit 6 Whimbrel Green Sandpiper Common Sandpiper 11 Sandwich Tern 2 Sedge Warbler (singing) 5 Reed Warbler (singing) 9 Blackcap (singing) 7 Whitethroat (singing) Red Fox (by farm buildings first thing) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 07 Jul

Naze, The , 05:30 to 10:40, hazy and overcast first thing then mainly clear; warm; still initially then a southerly breeze; high tide ebbing; 19 species in song; no water left in Stone Point Lagoon and very little on Walton Hall Marshes
1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Dunlin, 32 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes), 1 Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes), 2 Turnstone, 1 Barn Owl, 3 Cetti's Warbler (singing, 2 escarpment, 1 John Weston Reserve), 3 Sedge Warbler (singing), 5 Reed Warbler (singing), 7 Blackcap (singing), 2 Lesser Whitethroat (singing), 8 Whitethroat (singing), 1 Chiffchaff (singing), 1 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 30 Jun

Naze, The , 05:30 to 10:30, overcast first thing gradually clearing; warm; north-east breeze; low tide; 20 species in song
1 Grey Heron, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 3 Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes), 1 Cuckoo (towards Stone Point), 70 Swift (+, at least 50 over sewage works and a further 20 over Walton Hall Marshes), 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Cetti's Warbler (singing, 1 escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve, 1 north of decoy ponds), 5 Sedge Warbler (singing), 4 Reed Warbler (singing), 3 Blackcap (singing), 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing), 6 Whitethroat (singing), 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 16 Jun

Naze, The , 05:30 to 10:40, warm; overcast with some clear periods later; westerly wind; low tide; 22 species in song
1 Grey Heron, 2 Marsh Harrier, 16 Sanderling, 19 Dunlin, 3 Whimbrel (west, uncommon June record), 6 Turnstone, 1 Cuckoo (singing), 1 Barn Owl, 5 Cetti's Warbler (singing; 2 by escarpment, 1 south of John Weston reserve and 2 in the reserve), 5 Sedge Warbler (singing), 5 Reed Warbler (singing), 4 Blackcap (singing), 3 Lesser Whitethroat (singing), 10 Whitethroat (singing), 3 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Monday 28 May

Naze, The , 11:00 to 16:00, Sunny, perfect. Highlights from seawall.
1 Buzzard, 4 Avocet, 4 Little Tern, 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 4 Reed Bunting (at least two pairs) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The