Date Details Sitename
Saturday 20 Oct

Naze, The 06:50 to 13:00, Chilly first thing then mild; sunny periods; light northerly wind; high tide
11 Redwing 6 Song Thrush 70 Goldcrest (++, impossible to count; the first large influx this season, they have been unusually uncommon and until today I have seen more YB warblers this Autumn than goldcrests!) 21 Meadow Pipit 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 4 Redpoll sp. (South) 1 Chinese Muntjac 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Chiffchaff 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (John Weston Reserve, south-east boundary ) 10 Siskin 1 Fieldfare 16 Little Egret (Together on Stone Point Lagoon) 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard 1 Short-eared Owl (John Weston Reserve, probably freshly arrived) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Thursday 18 Oct

Naze, The 13:00 to 15:30, Strong NE breeze, pretty quiet
15 Sanderling 4 Dunlin 6 Curlew 12 Skylark 2 Cetti's Warbler (1 heard, 1 seen) 38 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 2 Turnstone [Matt Turner]

Naze, The
Wednesday 17 Oct

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Brambling 6 Siskin 3 Redwing 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing males) 1 Wheatear 1 Common Sandpiper (Flew south along beach) 1 Common Scoter (Female) 23 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Buzzard (In off sea) 4 Chiffchaff 7 Skylark (In off sea) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female) 5 Sanderling 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 40 Robin 50 Blackbird 2 Common Gull [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The 11:00 to 11:30, good
2 Meadow Pipit [David Saville]

Naze, The
Saturday 13 Oct

Naze, The 06:45 to 13:00, Strong southerly wind; mainly overcast; very mild; rising tide
6 Redwing 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 undercliff, 2 escarpment, 1 north of escarpment, 1 John Weston Reserve) 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (1 first thing by farm pond, calling and then showing well, the other calling in John Weston Reserve) 9 Song Thrush 23 Meadow Pipit 4 Chiffchaff 10 Brent Goose (South) 2 Chinese Muntjac 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Blackcap 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon (Horsey Island - sitting by sea wall, later over Walton Hall Marshes) 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Red-breasted Merganser (North past Stone Point) 2 Stonechat (Walton Hall Marshes) 1 Merlin (Over marshes towards Stone Point) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Sunday 07 Oct

Naze, The 15:00 to 16:30, Selected highlights - with family so not entirely a birding trip - didnt see any YbW for eg
1 Short-eared Owl (Appeared to come in off sea, and disappeared over escarpment) 1 Firecrest (in double hedge) 3 Brambling (+) 1 Redpoll sp. 4 Cetti's Warbler (inc 1 by farm pond) 2 Blackcap (+) 5 Chiffchaff (+) 1 Reed Bunting 2 Brent Goose [James Davidson]

Naze, The
Thursday 04 Oct

Naze, The 14:30 to 18:00, Sunny with NW breeze
3 Cetti's Warbler (All heard not seen) 2 Kestrel 8 Sanderling 2 Grey Plover 5 Sandwich Tern 13 Ringed Plover 7 Turnstone 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 1 Ruff (In flight with Redshanks) [Matt Turner]

Naze, The
Tuesday 02 Oct

Naze, The 08:30 to 11:00, windy, cloudy at first then sunny intervals
3 Goldcrest 5 Cetti's Warbler 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (John Weston reserve) 12 Chiffchaff 6 Blackcap 2 Song Thrush [Martin Peers]

Naze, The
Sunday 30 Sep

Naze, The 11:00 to 16:00, cloudy, mild
1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (on sea below tower) 1 Redstart (near John Weston reserve) 1 Green Sandpiper (from seawall) 3 Wheatear (farm fields) 75 Bar-tailed Godwit (Walton Channel) 2 Buzzard 10 Grey Plover 2 Stonechat 1 Golden Plover [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 09:00 to 16:00, Selected sightings from EWT migration event
4 Yellow-browed Warbler (Quite likely 6 birds present (seen by other observers)) 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Sandwich Tern 1 Dark-bellied Brent Goose 12 Chiffchaff 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard (In off sea late afternoon) 1 Stonechat 2 Swallow 3 Skylark 3 Blackcap 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing birds) 2 Kestrel [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The
Saturday 29 Sep

Naze, The 06:30 to 11:30, Mainly clear, cool first thing then mild, light northerly wind, low tide
12 Chiffchaff 45 Meadow Pipit (+) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 by escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve) 13 Blackcap 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Siskin (South) 350 Starling (+) 6 Stonechat (Walton Hall Marshes) 1 Snipe 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Whinchat 4 Wheatear (Walton Hall Marshes) 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (John Weston Reserve in the willow by the pond. Found at 8.45, showed well at times and there appeared to be two birds although couldn't be sure as not seen together. Lovely to see in sunny calm conditions rather than trying to find calling birds skulking in the sycamores in driving wind and rain! Relocated in afternoon by Darrell Stile when presence of two birds confirmed.) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 22 Sep

Naze, The 06:30 to 12:00, Westerly wind; overcast; high tide; mild
4 Marsh Harrier (Including 1 south first thing) 8 Chiffchaff 23 Swallow (Mainly north) 7 Wheatear (1 Stone Point, 1 100m north of Tower, 5 Walton Hall Marshes) 1 Chinese Muntjac 350 Meadow Pipit (+, many in off) 3 Cetti's Warbler (S inging - 1 by escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve) 1 Hobby (Juvenile) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Whitethroat 5 Blackcap 16 Sandwich Tern 51 Grey Plover 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Grey Heron 4 Yellow Wagtail (South) 11 Siskin (South) 2 Whinchat (Walton Hall Marshes) [Brian Combes]

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