Date Details Sitename
Friday 18 Sep

Naze, The 06:30 to 13:45,
1 Leach's Petrel (North (thanks to Simon Cox & Pete Loud for finding 2 of them off Holland Haven and Paul Brayshaw for picking them up off Frinton)) 1 Great Skua (South) 2 Gannet (North ) 3 Common Scoter 22 Sandwich Tern 1 Wheatear 75 Siskin (North in small groups ) 2 Lesser Redpoll (North) 2 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (South) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult) 3 Cetti's Warbler 2 Whitethroat 3 Chaffinch 2 Greenfinch 4 Jay 6 Meadow Pipit 2 Song Thrush 2 Blackcap 1 Chiffchaff 1 Garden Warbler 2 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Swallow 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Pintail (North) 11 Wigeon (South) [Steve Grimwade]

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Wednesday 16 Sep

Naze, The 08:30 to 14:00,
460 Siskin (All moving north in flocks of 10-15. My largest ever number recorded in Essex!) 3 Gannet (North) 2 Sandwich Tern 2 Common Scoter 19 Sanderling 17 Turnstone 1 Snipe 1 Whitethroat 3 Blackcap 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Tree Sparrow (North) 70 Meadow Pipit 4 Cetti's Warbler 8 House Martin 14 Swallow 1 Wigeon 2 Teal 60 Goldfinch 15 Linnet [Steve Grimwade]

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Tuesday 15 Sep

Naze, The 09:20 to 13:30, High Tide, bright, sunny and warm. Nor-easterly breeze. Sightings with John Slee
4 Brent Goose (3 + 1 S) 2 Gannet (Juvs S, close inshore together) 5 Little Egret 2 Kestrel (M & F) 35 Oystercatcher 30 Ringed Plover 13 Sanderling 8 Dunlin 20 Turnstone 2 Curlew 1 Pomarine Skua (Pale ph Juv S @ 11:25) 3 Sandwich Tern 1 Skylark 1 Swallow (N) 2 House Martin 8 Pied Wagtail 1 Grey Wagtail 2 Wheatear 6 Blackcap 2 Whitethroat 2 Lesser Whitethroat 6 Chiffchaff 10 Long-tailed Tit (Min) 2 Jay 4 Greenfinch [Mike Harris]

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, hot, clear sky - perfect day
1 Whimbrel 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Merlin (low and fast over salt marsh towards point) 33 Sanderling 40 Oystercatcher (+ Stone Point lagoon) [Martin Richards]

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Sunday 13 Sep

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, clear sky, pleasant breeze
1 Peregrine Falcon (swooped on Green Sandpiper over Walton Channel, causing it to ditch and dive. Continuous attacks exhausted the sandpiper and it was eventually siezed and carried off to Horsey. Fantastic and sad at the same time.) 1 Wheatear (sea wall) 6 Sandwich Tern (beach towards the point) 4 Bar-tailed Godwit (beach towards the point - 2 in smart plumage still) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 12 Sep

Naze, The 06:00 to 12:00, mild, mainly overcast, N wind swinging W and strengthening, high tide ebbing
8 Chiffchaff 34 Pied Wagtail (19 by Tower, 15 Walton Hall Marshes ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (By Tower ) 1 Sparrowhawk 21 House Martin (9 south, 12 north ) 39 Meadow Pipit (12 south, 3 north, 24 Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Whimbrel 13 Blackcap 1 Chinese Muntjac 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Willow Warbler 25 Siskin (13 south (2,2,7,2) one group of 12 north ) 1 Green Woodpecker 24 Turnstone 1 Garden Warbler (By sewage works north entrance) 1 Reed Warbler 2 Wheatear (One by tidal lagoons, one Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Buzzard 15 Swallow (A trickle south) 2 Yellowhammer (Uncommon here, south end of Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, windy, broken cloud
4 Yellow Wagtail (by tower) 1 Peregrine Falcon (near Stone Point) 29 Sandwich Tern (group on beach) 35 Bar-tailed Godwit (flying toward Horsey) 2 Wheatear (sea wall) 1 Green Sandpiper (sea wall) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 05 Sep

Naze, The 06:00 to 12:15, cool first thing, clear gradually clouding over, strong northerly wind, rising tide
15 Whitethroat 16 Blackcap 7 Willow Warbler 89 Swallow (Mainly south and west) 2 Swift (South) 10 Wheatear (+, 1 by Tower, at least 9 on Walton Hall Marshes ) 48 Pied Wagtail (33 by Tower ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (1 by Tower, 1 west and 1 Walton Hall Marshes ) 7 Siskin (West, groups of 2 and 5) 3 Green Woodpecker (2 juveniles ) 3 Grey Wagtail (West) 91 House Martin (Mainly south and west) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 north of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve, 1 decoy ponds ) 15 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 21 Meadow Pipit (3 south, 18 Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Reed Warbler 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Redstart (Female type, John Weston Reserve, in northern stand of trees in west paddock ) 6 Buzzard (4 soaring over Walton Hall Marsh and 2 high north of Horsey Island) 2 Chiffchaff 158 Bar-tailed Godwit (On shore towards Stone Point ) 34 Sanderling 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Hobby (South ) 2 Sandwich Tern 2 Grey Heron 4 Grey Plover 1 Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Sedge Warbler 44 Black-tailed Godwit (Walton Channel ) [Brian Combes]

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Friday 04 Sep

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, cloudy, strong wind. Sea wall
4 Wheatear 3 Common Sandpiper 2 Green Sandpiper 19 Shelduck 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Yellow Wagtail [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 10:50 to 13:00, Mild, cloud cover 1/8 to start with but clouding over, light wind.
2 Sandwich Tern 1 Little Ringed Plover (On shore towards point with Ringed Plover, Sanderling, Dunlin, Turnstone) 1 Curlew Sandpiper (On shore towards point with other waders, mainly Dunlin) 4 Willow Warbler 2 Chiffchaff 2 Blackcap 1 Redstart (In grove facing track to John Weston) 5 House Martin [Simon Banks]

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Saturday 29 Aug

Naze, The 06:00 to 10:30, rain first thing, then mainly overcast, strong northerly wind, cool, high tide
7 Whitethroat 26 Pied Wagtail (19 by tower) 6 Yellow Wagtail (2 by tower, 4 Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 John Weston Reserve, 1 decoy ponds) 5 Lesser Whitethroat 3 Chiffchaff 2 Willow Warbler 5 Blackcap 58 Swallow (Mainly low and moving west) 123 House Martin (Mainly low and moving west) 3 Sand Martin (West) 1 Pied Flycatcher (Sheltering from weather by northern gate of sewage works) 4 Common Sandpiper (One calling at sewage works, 3 Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chinese Muntjac 6 Whinchat (Walton Hall Marshes ) 37 Grey Plover (Roosting Cormorant Creek) 50 Linnet (+, flock on Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Wheatear (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

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Friday 28 Aug

Naze, The 06:00 to 09:45, Sunny Point to JW Reserve and back - overcast then sunny, warm, dry, westerly wind
1 Chinese Muntjac 16 Whitethroat 9 Lesser Whitethroat 42 Pied Wagtail (By the tower) 2 Yellow Wagtail (By the tower) 3 Green Woodpecker 27 House Martin (Mostly moving south) 43 Swallow (Mostly moving south) 3 Swift (South ) 1 Spotted Flycatcher (Double hedge) 2 Willow Warbler 3 Blackcap 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 1 Common Sandpiper (West) 1 Greenshank (West) 1 Chiffchaff 3 Sand Martin (South) 1 Little Owl (By farm pond) [Brian Combes]

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Sunday 23 Aug

Naze, The 08:00 to 11:00, Windy, 4/8 cloud
12 Willow Warbler 2 Lesser Whitethroat 4 Whitethroat 1 Spotted Flycatcher 30 Sandwich Tern 8 Blackcap 2 Yellow Wagtail [Andrew Goodey]

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