Date Details Sitename
Saturday 08 Aug

Naze, The 06:00 to 09:30, Sunny Point to JW Reserve and back - rain first thing, quickly clearing then overcast and warm, still
40 House Martin (+) 2 Whimbrel 24 Pied Wagtail 2 Yellow Wagtail 4 Willow Warbler (3 with the tit flock) 3 Green Woodpecker (Juveniles, together) 19 Swallow (South) 1 Green Sandpiper (Sewage works ) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 6 Swift (South) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 01 Aug

Naze, The 05:45 to 10:45, overcast first thing then sunny, warm, NW wind, high tide - 10 species in song
2 Chiffchaff 33 Swift (+, 13 south first thing, 20+ south end of Walton Hall Marshes ) 60 House Martin (+, 20 + drifting south first thing, 40+ high over sewage works mid-morning, drifting off west) 3 Green Woodpecker (2 juveniles ) 5 Whimbrel 23 Turnstone 27 Sandwich Tern (On beach) 96 Sanderling (Stone Point ) 27 Dunlin 18 Canada Goose (In off) 3 Bar-tailed Godwit (Towards Stone Point ) 4 Common Sandpiper (1 towards Stone Point, 3 Walton Hall Marshes/Walton Channel) 1 Buzzard 36 Swallow (Small groups, some drifting north others west) 1 Chinese Muntjac 8 Black-tailed Godwit (Cormorant Creek ) 1 Reed Warbler (Half-heartedly singing) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Red Kite (Soaring over Walton Hall Marshes, gained height and drifted off to the west - uncommon here ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, some cloud, very warm. Stone Point
7 Whimbrel (together) 2 Song Thrush (JW reserve) 70 Sandwich Tern (+) 65 Sanderling 15 Turnstone 76 Bar-tailed Godwit 15 Dunlin 1 Mediterranean Gull (by tower) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Thursday 30 Jul

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, sunny fantastic day. Stone Point
1 Song Thrush (JW reserve ) 1 Green Woodpecker (JW reserve) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Stone Point lagoon) 10 Bar-tailed Godwit 50 Sanderling (+) 12 Dunlin 2 Whimbrel 90 Sandwich Tern (+) 4 Common Tern 9 Turnstone [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 09:00 to 12:00, warm and sunny
100 Barnacle Goose (circa. Horsey Island) 20 Little Egret (Horsey Island) 60 Oystercatcher (Horsey Island; more elsewhere.) 11 Ringed Plover (Stone Point. 5 pairs; 1 juvenile; 2 pairs calling to young in cover.) 3 Whimbrel (Stone Point) 6 Black-tailed Godwit (Cormorant Creek.) 4 Dunlin 2 Common Sandpiper (Walton Channel.) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Stone Point) 64 Sandwich Tern 3 Little Tern (Stone Point - overhead.) 2 Common Tern 15 Swift (southern end of marshes) 4 Green Woodpecker (2 juveniles.) 3 Kestrel (2 juveniles) 2 Reed Warbler (one in weak song + juvenile) 2 Lesser Whitethroat (juveniles) 6 Whitethroat (juveniles) 50 House Sparrow (+ at southern end of marshes) 2 Yellow Wagtail (juveniles) 7 Meadow Pipit (two family parties + male in song flight.) 24 Linnet (five families + 2 pairs.) [Martin Peers]

Naze, The
Wednesday 29 Jul

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, broken cloud, but warm - Stone Point walk
1 Sparrowhawk 90 Bar-tailed Godwit (+) 3 Knot 70 Sanderling (+) 25 Dunlin 8 Turnstone 2 Whimbrel 75 Sandwich Tern [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Sunday 26 Jul

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, cloudy with strong breeze. All sightings along beach to Stone Point
1 Hobby (in off the sea) 55 Bar-tailed Godwit 50 Sanderling (+) 17 Turnstone 10 Dunlin 18 Grey Plover 75 Sandwich Tern 12 Little Tern (single group at Stone Point) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Saturday 25 Jul

Naze, The 06:00 to 10:45, overcast, some rain, ebb tide - just 13 species singing, always sad when the warblers start to stop singing
60 Swift (+, moving south first thing) 2 Green Woodpecker (Juveniles ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 5 Whimbrel 33 Bar-tailed Godwit (Mainly on shore towards Stone Point ) 8 Sanderling (Towards Stone Point ) 35 Dunlin 18 Turnstone 8 Grey Plover 2 Knot (Stone Point, summer plumage ) 41 Swallow (Trickling west) 4 Common Tern 44 Sandwich Tern (Roosting on beach) 1 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing ) 1 Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 21 Black-tailed Godwit (Walton Channel) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Tuesday 21 Jul

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, broken cloud, warm
5 Grey Plover (Stone Point) 75 Sanderling (double yesterday's count) 12 Dunlin 60 Sandwich Tern (+) 4 Common Tern (Walton Channel) 5 Little Tern 1 Marsh Harrier (Horsey) 1 Buzzard [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Saturday 18 Jul

Naze, The 05:45 to 10:30, warm, mainly clear, west wind, rising tide, - 16 species in song
1 Chiffchaff (Singing ) 2 Whitethroat (Singing) 4 Chinese Muntjac (Including one fawn) 1 Marsh Harrier (South first thing) 2 Blackcap (Singing ) 3 Green Woodpecker (One juvenile ) 4 Whimbrel 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing) 63 Sandwich Tern (On beach) 4 Common Tern 4 Sanderling (Towards Stone Point ) 17 Turnstone 7 Dunlin 3 Common Sandpiper (2, Stone Point (unusual) 1, Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Bar-tailed Godwit (Towards Stone Point ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Juveniles, 2 Stone Point Lagoon, 1 Walton Hall Marshes ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Juvenile ) 2 Sedge Warbler (Singing) 19 Black-tailed Godwit (Cormorant Creek/Walton Channel) 1 Buzzard 1 Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 4 Avocet 1 Peregrine Falcon (Over Horsey Island) 40 Swallow (+, mainly around sewage works, some drifting west) 50 House Martin (+, over south part of site first thing ) 5 Reed Warbler (Singing) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, warm, cloud clearing
1 Common Sandpiper (flying past Stone Point) 4 Sanderling 40 Bar-tailed Godwit (without accompanying Knot today) 30 Sandwich Tern (+) 1 Marsh Harrier (Horsey Island) 50 Swallow (+ moving north mainly) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Friday 17 Jul

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, warm, light cloud. Stone Point walk
22 Sanderling (mainly summer plumage) 2 Common Sandpiper (at mouth of dardanelles) 55 Bar-tailed Godwit (mainly summer plumage) 1 Knot (with Bar-tails) 1 Turnstone 25 Sandwich Tern [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Wednesday 15 Jul

Naze, The 09:00 to 12:00, sunny, warm
2 Green Sandpiper 42 Dunlin 35 Sandwich Tern 2 Whimbrel 1 Green Woodpecker (JW reserve) [Martin Richards]

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