Date Details Sitename
Sunday 09 May

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, overcast, cool. Good number of Whitethroats, Lesser Whitethroats, Chiffchaff and Cetti's. Painted Lady at the point
75 Ringed Plover (+) 1 Knot 30 Sanderling 5 Wheatear (3 hide wall, 2 on cliff just north of tower) 1 Little Tern (Horsey, opposite the point) 1 Sandwich Tern (Walton Channel) 2 Mediterranean Gull 200 Dunlin (+ Stone Point lagoon over high tide.) 3 Bar-tailed Godwit [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Saturday 08 May

Naze, The 05:45 to 10:00, S wind, cool, overcast, dry at first then persistent driving rain at times heavy, rising tide; 18 species in song
4 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing ) 22 Whitethroat (Singing ) 4 Blackcap (Singing ) 1 Green Woodpecker 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 1 north of cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve, 1 decoy ponds ) 4 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 19 Swallow (6 south, 13 sewage works ) 3 Greenshank (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Yellowhammer (Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Swift (First of the year for me, high south) 3 Little Tern (Walton Channel ) 2 Wheatear (1 John Weston Reserve, 1 Walton Hall Marshes ) 6 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Whimbrel 2 Mediterranean Gull 63 Dunlin (Cormorant Creek, mainly in summer plumage) 2 Sedge Warbler (Singing) 1 Reed Warbler (Singing) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 01 May

Naze, The 05:50 to 10:00, frosty first thing, light N wind, mainly clear, mild, ebbing tide; 22 species in song
33 Whitethroat (Singing) 4 Lesser Whitethroat (Singing, first of the year) 17 Swallow (15 north ) 5 Blackcap (Singing ) 4 Sand Martin (North ) 1 House Martin (North ) 8 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 the common, 1 escarpment, 1 north of cricket pitch, 4 in and around John Weston Reserve, 1 decoy ponds ) 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Wheatear (1 car park, 2 Walton Hall Marshes ) 7 Whimbrel 4 Chinese Muntjac 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Sandwich Tern 1 Grey Heron 2 Gadwall (Walton Hall Marshes ) 6 Chiffchaff (2 singing ) 4 Sedge Warbler (Singing ) 1 Yellowhammer (Unusual here, John Weston Reserve, then west) 6 Mediterranean Gull (Three pairs ) 3 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard (1 Walton Hall Marshes, 1 soaring very high over Horsey Island ) 10 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Shoveler [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Friday 30 Apr

Naze, The 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Buzzard (+) 10 Whitethroat 4 Swallow (+) 3 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Mediterranean Gull (adults) 2 Blackcap 3 Chiffchaff 3 Lapwing 1 Jay 2 Kestrel 400 Dunlin (approx) 3 Turnstone 1 Knot 1 Eider (female) 3 Cetti's Warbler 2 Sand Martin [Liz Huxley]

Naze, The
Saturday 24 Apr

Naze, The 06:00 to 10:15, clear, N wind, cool first thing, rising tide; 19 species in song
22 Whitethroat (Singing; none last Saturday, so have really flooded in over last few days) 1 Fulmar (South) 5 Blackcap (Singing ) 7 Swallow (4 north ) 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Whimbrel (Heard) 5 Chinese Muntjac 5 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 north of escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve, 1 north of decoy ponds ) 1 Song Thrush (Singing ) 2 Sandwich Tern 5 Sedge Warbler (Singing, Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Barn Owl (John Weston Reserve ) 1 Fieldfare 2 Buzzard 14 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 15 Shoveler (Walton Hall Marshes) 1 Greenshank [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Friday 23 Apr

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, Selected highlights
1 Lesser Redpoll (Flew north) 2 Whimbrel 1 Eider (Long-staying female) 2 Cetti's Warbler 13 Whitethroat 1 Mediterranean Gull [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The
Monday 19 Apr

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, Selected highlights
5 Red-throated Diver (4 summer plumage and 1 winter plumage) 1 Eider (Female) 5 Sparrowhawk (Including 4 circling together) 4 Cetti's Warbler 750 Dunlin 23 Sanderling 5 Whitethroat 1 Buzzard 1 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 Coot (1 flew north past the tower!) 4 Mediterranean Gull 6 Sand Martin [Steve Grimwade]

Naze, The
Saturday 17 Apr

Naze, The 06:15 to 10:30, cold first thing, clear, N wind, low tide; 18 species in song
4 Blackcap (Singing ) 6 Swallow (1 around the Centre first thing, 3 north, 2 sewage works ) 1 Fulmar (North along the cliffs, typical spring record) 1 Sand Martin (North) 7 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 1 north of escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve, 1 drainage ditch north of decoy ponds, 1 decoy ponds) 1 Barn Owl (Quartering the Common first thing, super views ) 1 Green Woodpecker 8 Chiffchaff (5 singing ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 1 Song Thrush (Singing ) 2 Sparrowhawk 1 Snipe (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Yellow Wagtail (North ) 25 Shoveler (Walton Hall Marshes ) 6 Avocet (Walton Hall Marshes ) 6 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 8 Golden Plover (Roosting, Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, cold, bright
25 Knot (towards Stone Point - unusual) 2 Mediterranean Gull (Tower car park - very vocal) 1 Black Brant (last Sunday - from seawall with small group of Brent Geese) 200 Dunlin (+) 30 Sanderling (+) 4 Grey Plover (mainly summer plumage) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Tuesday 13 Apr

Naze, The 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Greenfinch (+) 4 Skylark (+) 8 Chiffchaff (+) 2 Blackcap (males) 1 Jay 67 Sanderling 2 Ringed Plover 1 Eider (female) 2 Cetti's Warbler 2 Buzzard 50 Dunlin (incl 1 in breeding plumage) 1 Shoveler (male) [Liz Huxley]

Naze, The
Saturday 10 Apr

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:15, cool, overcast, brisk N wind swinging E, high tide; 18 species in song
4 Swallow (North, first thing, singles keeping low) 7 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 4 in and around John Weston Reserve, 1 Walton Hall Marshes, 1 north of decoy pond) 4 Blackcap (3 singing ) 7 Chiffchaff (4 singing ) 3 Chinese Muntjac 1 Willow Warbler (Singing ) 2 Goldcrest 15 Linnet 6 Mediterranean Gull (Adults, three pairs over sewage works ) 34 Shoveler (Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Gadwall (Walton Hall Marshes ) 20 Tufted Duck (Walton Hall Marshes ) 12 Golden Plover (Roosting, Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 14:05 to 14:05, EWT visitor centre
1 Black Redstart (briefly on patio outside visitor centre) [Liz Huxley]

Naze, The