Date Site Details
Tuesday 19 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:00, very mild, overcast but mainly dry, strong SW wind
10 Blackbird 21 Redwing (Moving inland, including a flock of 14) 8 Chiffchaff (Including at least 4 with one of the tit flocks ) 15 Meadow Pipit Sparrowhawk 300 Wood Pigeon (+, including 250+ feeding in the fields west of double hedge) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 1 escarpment, 1 north of cricket pitch and 2 in John Weston Reserve ) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Chinese Muntjac 8 Skylark (West) 2 Gannet (South, 1 adult, 1 immature) 7 Goldcrest 7 Goldfinch (South) 2 Reed Bunting 4 Chaffinch (South) Swallow (South) 2 Song Thrush [Brian Combes]

Monday 18 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, mild, mainly overcast, southerly wind
285 Wood Pigeon (+, including a flock of 40+ in off ) Sparrowhawk Green Woodpecker 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 1 north of escarpment and 2 John Weston Reserve ) Pallas's Warbler (Undercliff below Sunny Point, favouring a stand of birch but mobile and very elusive, seen at 8:40 when calling a lot and 11:00 when it wasn’t. An absolute delight (Thanks Nik!)) 4 Chiffchaff 2 Goldcrest 85 Starling (In off) 19 Meadow Pipit 4 Linnet 15 Goldfinch (South) 2 Redpoll sp. (South) 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Saturday 16 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 12:40, gentle SE wind swinging round to SW, mainly overcast, mild, high tide
6 Chiffchaff 27 Meadow Pipit 287 Wood Pigeon (+) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 3 John Weston Reserve and 1 by the drain on the northern edge of Walton Hall Marshes (not heard here before)) 2 Goldcrest 8 Jay 4 Sparrowhawk (Including 2 moving slowly south just offshore, first thing) 19 Skylark (In off ) 3 Redwing 15 Goldfinch 2 Blackcap 3 Reed Bunting 2 Red-throated Diver (South) 3 Buzzard 153 Oystercatcher (Roosting on Stone Point ) Short-eared Owl (West over marshes, probably freshly in) 2 Stonechat (Pair, just north of decoy ponds) Great White Egret (West over Walton Channel and Horsey Island ) 3 Marsh Harrier 321 Starling (In off and continuing west, mainly in small groups mid morning onwards ) [Brian Combes]

Thursday 14 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 10:30, westerly wind, mild, mainly overcast
3 Goldcrest 7 Chiffchaff 9 Meadow Pipit 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 common, 1 escarpment, 3 John Weston Reserve ) Great Spotted Woodpecker (High to the west, probably in off) 2 Green Woodpecker 190 Wood Pigeon (+, groups moving around the site, some moving inland ) 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Sparrowhawk 4 Blackcap 9 Song Thrush 8 Redwing Stonechat 10 Siskin 13 Blackbird 2 Brambling Grey Wagtail 13 Jay (Including group of 6) 8 Skylark Yellow-browed Warbler (John Weston Reserve - in the hedge to the eastern side of the track running from the seawall to the sewage works. Briefly showed very well - an absolute delight (2 very poor photos attached!)) [Brian Combes]

Wednesday 13 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, Westerly wind, mainly overcast, chilly first thing
16 Blackbird 7 Song Thrush 27 Meadow Pipit 4 Chaffinch 4 Blackcap 5 Chiffchaff Fieldfare (My first of the autumn ) 3 Lesser Redpoll 17 Lapwing (In off and west, in four groups) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 common, 1 by cricket pitch and 2 John Weston Reserve ) 3 Reed Bunting 5 Greenfinch 7 Siskin 13 Pied Wagtail Sparrowhawk 11 Brambling (Mainly over but 4 landed briefly) 250 Wood Pigeon (++, several large flocks, but difficult to assess numbers, while as some flocks carried on inland, others moved around the site) 20 Jay (+, mainly moving west, including groups of 8 and 6) 5 Redwing 3 Buzzard 3 Skylark 3 Grey Wagtail [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 13:30 to 16:00, walk along Walton Channel
Song Thrush Grey Heron 400 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 5 Little Grebe 4 Redwing 20 Meadow Pipit (+) Buzzard 5 Avocet 5 Brambling Jay 15 Grey Partridge (dust-bathing - Walton Hall Marshes) Reed Bunting 4 Skylark [Liz Huxley]

Tuesday 12 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:00, NW wind, overcast, cool first thing
Guillemot (On sea first thing) 15 Pied Wagtail 17 Meadow Pipit Jack Snipe (West over common, first thing) 5 Reed Bunting 72 Goldfinch (+, in groups mainly moving south) 2 Green Woodpecker Redwing (West, first for me of the autumn, several others flying over the house this afternoon ) 2 Sparrowhawk (+, several sightings, including one bird circling offshore before drifting south) Chinese Muntjac 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 common, 1 escarpment, 1 by main sycamore clump, 1 south of John Weston Reserve and 2 in it) 4 Goldcrest 5 Skylark (West) Great Spotted Woodpecker (At least 1 on site) Grey Heron 3 Blackcap 3 Chiffchaff 5 Siskin 2 Brambling [Brian Combes]

Sunday 10 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 12:00, misty and chilly first thing, then clear before clouding over, light westerly wind
15 Blackbird (+) 48 Meadow Pipit (+, 10+ feeding in western paddock of John Weston Reserve, others mainly in off and west/south) 6 Chiffchaff (1 singing ) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 on the common, 1 escarpment, 1 by main sycamore clump, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 6 Blackcap 4 Goldcrest 7 Song Thrush Firecrest (East of cricket pitch ) 3 Chinese Muntjac 2 Skylark (South) 4 Jay (High in off and west) Sparrowhawk Swallow (South, only hirundine of the weekend) Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Reed Bunting 4 Siskin (South) Jack Snipe (Heard it from the reserve, when Glen and Ken kindly flushed it from the tidal lagoons!) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The 11:00 to 15:00, dull, drizzle
Red-throated Diver (close inshore towards Stone Point) Stonechat (Stone Point) 13 Sandwich Tern 3 Swallow (over beach heading north) 70 Wigeon (+) 7 Bar-tailed Godwit Knot Marsh Harrier (Stone Point) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:30 to 12:30,
Dartford Warbler (At top of undercliff below Sunny Point) Great White Egret (Flew over sycamore clump) Whinchat Brambling [Glen Moore]

Naze, The 07:00 to 14:00,
Whinchat Pied Flycatcher 9 Swallow 8 Sandwich Tern Great White Egret (West past JW reserve) 18 Siskin 4 Brambling (One flock N) Mediterranean Gull (adult) 4 Grey Wagtail 5 Reed Bunting Song Thrush [Daryl Rhymes]

Saturday 09 Oct Naze, The

Naze, The 06:50 to 12:40, misty first thing then clear, mild, light easterly wind
9 Chiffchaff (1 singing) 15 Meadow Pipit (South) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 1 escarpment, 3 in and around John Weston Reserve ) 2 Green Woodpecker 16 Blackbird 3 Song Thrush Sparrowhawk 5 Blackcap 7 Siskin (South) Great Spotted Woodpecker Peregrine Falcon (In off and west) 8 Sandwich Tern 4 Reed Bunting (South) 2 Brambling (South) Chinese Muntjac Firecrest (At the bottom of the slope along the eastern side of the escarpment) Red-breasted Flycatcher (In the main sycamore clump; yesterday’s bird. Took over an hour to locate first thing and remained very elusive all morning. An absolute delight. ) [Brian Combes]

Wednesday 29 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:50 to 10:15, mainly clear, brisk SW wind, cool
Sparrowhawk 2 Green Woodpecker Peregrine Falcon (Immature bird over sewage works ) 13 Swallow (In off and west) 3 House Martin (West) 5 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 escarpment, 4 John Weston Reserve ) 12 Chiffchaff 7 Blackcap 5 Lesser Whitethroat Whitethroat 3 Goldcrest Song Thrush 51 Meadow Pipit (Mainly in off and west) [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 28 Sep Naze, The

Naze, The 06:45 to 10:00, SW wind, mild, mainly overcast
15 Brent Goose (South ) 72 Meadow Pipit (Mainly south first thing) 5 Greenfinch 9 Chiffchaff (1 singing ) Great Spotted Woodpecker (West first thing, probably in off; two later sightings may have been the same bird ) 3 Blackcap 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Goldcrest 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of sycamores, 3 John Weston Reserve ) 50 Swallow (+ south, including a flock of 30+ high, others moving through very low) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 7 Pied Wagtail Green Woodpecker 6 Sandwich Tern Song Thrush Marsh Harrier 2 Grey Wagtail (By farm buildings) 17 House Martin (Flock drifting south) [Brian Combes]