Date Details Sitename
Sunday 19 Jan

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cold, but very nice day - from seawall
1 Short-eared Owl 35 Avocet (at mouth of Twizzle) 700 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ majority in single flock in Walton Channel between Eagles hard and concrete barge) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 18 Jan

Naze, The 07:40 to 10:30, clear, cold, north-westerly breeze, ebbing tide - very quiet
1 Chinese Muntjac 1 Marsh Harrier 37 Skylark (+, feeding on marsh between tidal lagoons and Stone Point ) 4 Rock Pipit 1 Grey Heron [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cold, but lovely day
1 Merlin (Stone Point) 30 Bar-tailed Godwit (near Stone Point) 300 Cormorant (roosts on Pye Sands and Oakley beach) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Sunday 12 Jan

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cloudy, strong wind - at Stone Point over high tide. Good number of Skylark, Meadow and Rock pipits
1 Merlin 150 Oystercatcher (+ high tide roost) 3 Reed Bunting 1 Stonechat 70 Grey Plover (+ on lagoon) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 04 Jan

Naze, The 10:30 to 14:00, cold, but bright - from sea wall. Lack of duck on flooded fields.
50 Avocet (at mouth of Twizzle) 2 Stonechat (pair) 20 Little Grebe (+ Walton Channel) 600 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ on farm field and around Eagles hard) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:45 to 13:30, mild, strong westerly breeze, mainly clear, ebbing tide
9 Goldcrest 1 Chiffchaff (Main sycamore clump, appeared to be with tit flock) 1 Buzzard 3 Stonechat (1 at Stone Point and pair on Walton Hall Marshes ) 4 Marsh Harrier 2 Peregrine Falcon (Pair on Horsey Island seawall ) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Merlin (Over marshes towards Stone Point ) 46 Avocet (Roosting at southern end of Walton Channel ) [Brian Combes]

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Friday 03 Jan

Naze, The 13:00 to 16:00, bright, clear sky
10 Snow Bunting (Stone Point ) [Martin Richards]

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Wednesday 01 Jan

Naze, The 08:00 to 11:00, perfect still morning
1 Merlin (Stone Point) 11 Snow Bunting (Stone Point) 2 Stonechat (pair - JW reserve) 45 Bar-tailed Godwit (Stone Point) 4 Rock Pipit (Stone Point) 2 Marsh Harrier (Stone Point) 40 Avocet (Walton Channel) 1 Buzzard (Sea wall) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 10:15 to 13:15,
12 Long-tailed Tit (+) 1 Kestrel 4 Goldcrest (+) 1 Firecrest 1 Jay 5 Shoveler 10 Gadwall (+) 1 Buzzard 10 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Sanderling 2 Great Crested Grebe 7 Common Seal (+) [Liz Huxley]

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Sunday 29 Dec

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, pleasant for late December - highlights at Stone Point
11 Snow Bunting (Stone Point lagoon - very mobile) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Stone Point - using eye-sore fence as a perch, as it was two days ago. ) [Martin Richards]

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Saturday 28 Dec

Naze, The 07:50 to 13:30, overcast, mild, southerly wind, rising tide
3 Common Scoter (South) 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Firecrest (Together on the northern edge of John Weston Reserve by sea wall, elusive and mobile (and possibly more than three) but giving some delightful views; 3+ is unusual for the winter ) 1 Merlin (Stone Point, one over Walton Hall Marshes later looked to be a different bird) 11 Snow Bunting (Flew over Stone Point Lagoon and towards Horsey Island ) 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Short-eared Owl (Flushed near Stone Point ) 1 Eider (Stunning male on the sea towards Stone Point - uncommon here and usually female or immature birds) 6 Goldcrest 2 Redwing 2 Buzzard 2 Stonechat (Pair on Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 21 Dec

Naze, The 08:30 to 12:30, mainly overcast with some sharp showers, strong south-westerly wind - difficult to remember the ground being more waterlogged
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 5 Goldcrest 1 Firecrest (John Weston Reserve ) 1 Merlin (On saltmarsh towards Stone Point ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On Horsey Island seawall ) 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Stonechat (Stone Point ) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 14 Dec

Naze, The 07:30 to 12:20, cool, clear first thing then overcast with persistent rain by mid morning, strong westerly wind, rising tide
1 Sparrowhawk 2 Redwing 8 Goldcrest 1 Firecrest (With Goldcrest ) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 1 Grey Heron 3 Stonechat (Pair on Walton Hall Marshes and, unusually, 1 at Stone Point ) 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier [Brian Combes]

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