Date Site Details
Sunday 26 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, cloudy, warm
11 Bar-tailed Godwit 13 Golden Plover 600 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ groups of up to 70 birds all headed south) Gannet (immature far offshore) Eider (resident female) Guillemot (Off Stone Point) 2 Wheatear 17 Grey Plover 5 Sandwich Tern [Martin Richards]

Saturday 25 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:30 to 11:40, early mist gradually clearing then some sun, mild, SW wind, rising tide
Sparrowhawk 39 Swallow (+, including a flock of 20+ in off, through the mist, feeding over the reserve before drifting south) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of sycamore clump, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 9 Chiffchaff (1 singing ) 15 Blackcap 4 Lesser Whitethroat 3 Goldcrest Song Thrush 3 Stonechat (Male and two females on the common ) 11 Meadow Pipit 26 Linnet 7 Goldfinch Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Friday 24 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:40 to 11:15, misty and cold first thing gradually lifting, NW wind, rising tide
8 Brent Goose Grey Heron (South, just offshore ) 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Green Woodpecker 5 Swallow 3 House Martin 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of sycamores, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 15 Chiffchaff (1 singing) 11 Blackcap 6 Lesser Whitethroat 9 Blackbird Song Thrush 2 Stonechat (Pair on the common) 18 Pied Wagtail 12 Meadow Pipit 5 Greenfinch 23 Linnet 28 Goldfinch 2 Reed Bunting Goldcrest [Brian Combes]

Thursday 23 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:40 to 09:50, clear, SW wind, warm, rising tide
32 Meadow Pipit 5 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Whitethroat 3 Sparrowhawk 18 Chiffchaff (seemed to be arriving through the morning, at least 4 with the tit flock and one singing) 8 Swallow (South) 3 House Martin (South) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, one escarpment, one north of sycamores, three in John Weston Reserve ) 6 Blackcap 5 Chaffinch Chinese Muntjac Song Thrush 2 Green Woodpecker 15 Linnet 11 Pied Wagtail 5 Greenfinch [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 21 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:40 to 11:00, mainly clear, becoming warm, light wind, rising tide
8 Brent Goose 16 Chiffchaff (Two singing ) 63 Meadow Pipit 3 Grey Wagtail (2 south, 1 over sewage works) 15 Pied Wagtail 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Yellow Wagtail 8 Swallow 17 Blackcap 26 House Martin 3 Whitethroat 12 Lesser Whitethroat Hobby (South over the common, probably in off) 32 Starling 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 1 north of sycamores, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 3 Sparrowhawk (One west, probably in off) Great Spotted Woodpecker Willow Warbler Redstart (Bird in same bush for the fourth day, a bit more showy today) [Brian Combes]

Monday 20 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:40 to 10:30, overcast, northerly wind, mild, rising tide
Guillemot (On the sea first thing, close in and drifting towards Walton ) 3 Grey Wagtail 52 Meadow Pipit Yellow Wagtail 2 Song Thrush 11 Blackcap 7 Brent Goose (North) 2 Whitethroat 4 Chiffchaff (1 singing briefly ) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 1 south of John Weston Reserve and 3 in it) 2 Grey Heron (West, probably in off) Buzzard (Low in off and west) Chinese Muntjac 2 Green Woodpecker 5 Lesser Whitethroat Great Spotted Woodpecker Reed Warbler Wheatear 2 House Martin Stonechat (On the common ) Redstart (Female in exactly the same bush as Saturday - presumably the same bird - one of two on site today) [Brian Combes]

Saturday 18 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, from midday, clear sky and warm
100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+ mainly heading south in groups of 5 - 30 birds) 2 Wheatear (on beach opp J W reserve) 21 Grey Plover (flying south) Bar-tailed Godwit (with Grey Plover) 2 Knot (with grey plover) 5 Sandwich Tern Marsh Harrier (Stone Point) 100 Sanderling (+) 100 Dunlin (+) 50 Ringed Plover (+) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 06:40 to 12:50, SE wind, mainly overcast first thing - gradually clearing, warm, high tide
83 Brent Goose (South in small groups) Pintail (South) Eider 101 Ringed Plover 13 Turnstone 64 Sanderling 256 Dunlin (Stone Point lagoon ) 10 Sandwich Tern 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Marsh Harrier 3 Buzzard Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 9 Swallow (South) 4 House Martin (South) 7 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 undercliff, 1 escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve, 1 north end of Walton Marshes, 1 decoy ponds and 1 500m north of them) 5 Chiffchaff (1 singing) 2 Reed Warbler 6 Blackcap 6 Lesser Whitethroat 4 Whitethroat Song Thrush Redstart (Female, just SW of John Weston in hedge on west side of new flood embankment ) 5 Wheatear (3 by tidal lagoons, 2 towards Stone Point ) 15 Pied Wagtail 15 Meadow Pipit (Mainly south) 4 Siskin (South) [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 14 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:10, overcast with light rain, easterly wind, mild, ebbing tide; very light migration
3 Chiffchaff (One singing) 4 Sandwich Tern 14 Swallow (South) 3 Grey Wagtail (2 south, 1 over sewage works ) 2 Sparrowhawk (In air together, with a bit of sparring) 14 Pied Wagtail 36 Sanderling 3 Lesser Whitethroat 3 Meadow Pipit (South) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 to the west of sycamore clump, 1 John Weston Reserve ) Green Woodpecker 4 Blackcap Yellow Wagtail (South) Wheatear (Car park at end of session) [Brian Combes]

Saturday 11 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:30 to 09:45, mainly overcast, warm, SW wind, low tide
2 Green Woodpecker 2 Grey Wagtail (South ) 55 Swallow (South) 5 Yellow Wagtail (South) 2 Wheatear (First thing, one undercliff, one on the common) 34 House Martin (South) Snipe (West) 6 Whitethroat 2 Sand Martin (South ) Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, one north of escarpment, two John Weston Reserve ) 4 Blackcap 7 Lesser Whitethroat Redstart (First winter male, SE corner of car park then flew down to undercliff, very nice way to finish the session!) Chiffchaff [Brian Combes]

Friday 10 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:00, mainly overcast, SW wind, warm, low tide
Swift (Single bird moving through with hirundines) 2 Sparrowhawk Peregrine Falcon (West over marsh towards Horsey Island ) 48 Swallow (Mainly south ) 234 House Martin (++, moving south in groups, mainly at medium height, some lingering to feed over sewage works or over the tide line, before moving on, largest group of 85 birds over at about 08:00) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) Willow Warbler 3 Chiffchaff (2 of which singing weakly) 4 Blackcap 6 Lesser Whitethroat 5 Whitethroat 3 Yellow Wagtail (South ) 2 Grey Wagtail (South ) 24 Linnet [Brian Combes]