Date Site Details
Wednesday 17 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:15, low cloud gradually clearing, north wind swinging east, warm
26 House Martin (+) 4 Yellow Wagtail 2 Chinese Muntjac 3 Green Woodpecker 13 Pied Wagtail 3 Sparrowhawk (Including 1 drifting south first thing) 37 Swallow (10 north first thing, rest south) 85 Starling (NW in three flocks) 10 Whitethroat 7 Willow Warbler 8 Lesser Whitethroat Great Spotted Woodpecker Chiffchaff 4 Pied Flycatcher (At least 4, 2 east of the top of the escarpment, 1 east of cricket pitch, 1 Sunny Point, 1 western edge of sycamore clump then flew north was probably a fifth ) 2 Blackcap 3 Cetti's Warbler 21 Sandwich Tern [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 16 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 12:15, overcast, warm, still first thing then southerly wind, rising tide
15 Whitethroat 8 Willow Warbler 80 House Martin (+, including 50+ together over Walton Hall Marshes - some very high and drifting north) 6 Lesser Whitethroat 12 Yellow Wagtail (1 by Tower, 6 over mainly south, 5 Walton Hall Marshes ) 9 Pied Wagtail 170 Starling (+, 22 feeding by Tower, 150+ Walton Hall Marshes ) Wheatear 4 Sand Martin (South) 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by farm pond, 1 sycamore clump, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 41 Swallow (Mainly south) Great Spotted Woodpecker 5 Pied Flycatcher (+, 1 double hedge, 2 east of cricket pitch, 1+ sycamore clump and 1 in hedge west of sycamore clump ) 2 Tree Pipit (One heard and one seen flying south calling, over common) 16 Swift (South) 2 Blackcap 32 Goldfinch (Flock south) Marsh Harrier Chiffchaff 4 Reed Warbler (1 passage bird and 3 still in the reeds) 25 Linnet (Flock on Walton Hall Marshes ) 89 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Whimbrel 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 11 Dunlin 13 Avocet Golden Plover Greenshank 2 Common Sandpiper [Brian Combes]

Monday 15 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 12:15, mild, overcast, light SW wind, rising tide
23 House Martin 17 Whitethroat 5 Lesser Whitethroat 8 Pied Wagtail 4 Yellow Wagtail 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 1 by the farm pond, 1 sycamore clump, 1 by cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 37 Swallow (Mainly south) 2 Green Woodpecker Chinese Muntjac Song Thrush (Juvenile ) 3 Willow Warbler 2 Chiffchaff 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Pied Flycatcher (1 hedge west of sycamore clump, 1 John Weston Reserve, 2 east of cricket pitch ) 2 Blackcap 9 Linnet Reed Warbler [Brian Combes]

Sunday 14 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 05:50 to 09:40, warm, clear, light easterly wind, low tide
7 Willow Warbler 50 House Martin (+) 3 Yellow Wagtail 22 Swallow 3 Lesser Whitethroat 9 Pied Wagtail 3 Green Woodpecker 16 Whitethroat 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 farm pond, 1 on the common, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 2 Pied Flycatcher (+, 1 near farm pond, at least one in sycamore clump ) Chinese Muntjac 4 Blackcap Sparrowhawk Chiffchaff Great Spotted Woodpecker Garden Warbler (John Weston Reserve ) [Brian Combes]

Wednesday 03 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 09:30, warm, overcast, southerly wind
50 Swift (+, south first thing) 40 House Martin (+) Whimbrel 2 Green Woodpecker Chinese Muntjac 2 Curlew 2 Chiffchaff 24 Sand Martin (South) 15 Swallow (South) 2 Marsh Harrier 4 Willow Warbler (+, around John Weston Reserve ) 18 Sandwich Tern [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 02 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 11:45, brisk southerly wind, mainly overcast, low tide, warm
4 Sand Martin (South) 11 Swift (South) 20 House Martin (+) 13 Pied Wagtail 12 Curlew 5 Willow Warbler (1 singing weakly) 4 Green Woodpecker 24 Swallow (South) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) Sparrowhawk 23 Sandwich Tern 2 Whimbrel 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Grey Heron Grey Plover (First of the autumn, summer plumage ) 4 Yellow Wagtail (2 south, 2 Walton Hall Marshes ) Green Sandpiper 10 Linnet 2 Avocet 5 Golden Plover 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 20 Dunlin 64 Black-tailed Godwit Snipe (First of the autumn) 2 Common Sandpiper [Brian Combes]

Monday 01 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:30, warm, mainly overcast, light wind, low tide
2 Marsh Harrier 32 Black-tailed Godwit 6 Avocet Common Sandpiper 2 Green Sandpiper Grey Heron 11 Curlew 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Golden Plover 3 Knot 29 Dunlin 2 Common Tern 4 Turnstone Chinese Muntjac 5 Green Woodpecker 4 Swift (South) 12 Sand Martin (South ) 19 Pied Wagtail 14 Swallow (South) 40 House Martin (+) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 4 Willow Warbler (First of the autumn) Great Spotted Woodpecker 7 Yellow Wagtail (3 south, 4+ Walton Hall Marshes ) 29 Sandwich Tern 2 Whimbrel [Brian Combes]

Saturday 30 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:00, warm, overcast with a few drops of rain, SW wind, low tide
2 Swift (South) 22 Sand Martin (South ) 12 Pied Wagtail 4 Green Woodpecker 9 Swallow (South ) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 21 Sandwich Tern (Roosting) Mediterranean Gull Chinese Muntjac 3 Marsh Harrier (Drifted west over Walton Hall Marshes ) Buzzard 10 Curlew 5 Whimbrel Grey Heron Common Sandpiper Red Kite (West over Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Yellow Wagtail Green Sandpiper 2 Avocet Greenshank 32 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Golden Plover (First of the autumn, adults in faded summer plumage) [Brian Combes]

Wednesday 27 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:30, hot, light northerly wind swinging east, mainly clear, rising tide
4 Avocet 35 Ringed Plover (Roosting on the beach, in addition several pairs still on territories) 6 Whimbrel 5 Curlew 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 26 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Turnstone 4 Knot (Edge of Walton Channel, first of the autumn, summer plumage) 12 Sanderling 7 Dunlin 2 Common Sandpiper Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 31 Sandwich Tern (Roosting Cormorant Creek) Common Tern 3 Grey Heron Sparrowhawk Great Spotted Woodpecker (Appeared to be in off) 3 Green Woodpecker 5 Sand Martin (South) 7 Swallow (Group going north, low over the beach) 35 House Martin (++, feeding mainly west of Tower, some very high and drifting north) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 7 Yellow Wagtail (2 by Tower first thing, 5 Walton Hall Marshes) 18 Pied Wagtail 5 Linnet 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 26 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:00, brisk northerly wind, rising tide, mainly overcast, warm
26 Pied Wagtail 2 Green Woodpecker 30 House Martin (+, feeding south of Tower) 4 Whimbrel 7 Curlew 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) Buzzard 45 Redshank 23 Turnstone 5 Sandwich Tern Gannet (North) 9 Sanderling 39 Ringed Plover (Roosting on beach) 6 Dunlin 9 Linnet Little Owl (By sewage works ) 40 Swallow (+, feeding over Walton Hall Marshes, drifting east) 9 Yellow Wagtail (+, Walton Hall Marshes, very mobile ) 3 Avocet Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 26 Black-tailed Godwit Common Tern 3 Grey Heron 6 Sand Martin (With swallow) [Brian Combes]