Date Site Details
Friday 29 Jan Naze, The

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, dull but mild. High tide
1 Purple Sandpiper (on high tide line near hide wall) 1 Red-breasted Merganser (off Stone Point) 200 Oystercatcher (+ high tide roost at the point) [Martin Richards]

Saturday 23 Jan Naze, The

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, dull, cold, but no wind
200 Bar-tailed Godwit (+ Pye sands) 2 Marsh Harrier (Horsey) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (pair, Stone Point) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Stone Point) 8 Pintail (flying over the Point - unusual here) 2 Goldcrest [Martin Richards]

Saturday 09 Jan Naze, The

Naze, The 07:45 to 11:45, cold with sharp frost, light northerly wind, clear, ebbing tide
1 Firecrest (Below Sunny Point first thing, beautiful bird on a beautiful morning ) 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Redwing 5 Song Thrush 26 Blackbird 7 Goldfinch 21 Chaffinch 5 Greenfinch 2 Goldcrest 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) 1 Chinese Muntjac 3 Rock Pipit [Brian Combes]

Sunday 03 Jan Naze, The

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, Cold, rain showers
1 Merlin (near Stone Point) 1 Short-eared Owl (on marsh north of Cormorant Creek) 1 Marsh Harrier (Horsey) 2 Red-breasted Merganser (Stone point) 200 Cormorant (+ Oakley beach) [Martin Richards]

Saturday 02 Jan Naze, The

Naze, The 07:45 to 12:00, northerly wind, cold, overcast with light rain at first, rising tide
4 Redwing 35 Blackbird 7 Greenfinch 3 Chinese Muntjac 3 Song Thrush 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Goldcrest 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Fieldfare 22 Chaffinch 2 Rock Pipit 6 Linnet (Stone Point ) 23 Skylark (Saltmarsh towards Stone Point ) [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 22 Dec Naze, The

Naze, The 07:45 to 12:30, mild, overcast, light westerly wind, high tide ebbing
1 Sparrowhawk 3 Chinese Muntjac 4 Song Thrush (Including 1 singing) 31 Blackbird 11 Redwing 4 Goldcrest 26 Linnet 6 Greenfinch 19 Goldfinch 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) 32 Chaffinch 2 Marsh Harrier 5 Rock Pipit [Brian Combes]

Saturday 12 Dec Naze, The

Naze, The 07:30 to 12:00, overcast with mist and drizzle first thing, mild, westerly wind, high tide ebbing
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Barn Owl (Quartering The Common first thing) 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Song Thrush 1 Fieldfare 23 Blackbird 1 Firecrest (With long-tailed tit flock north of moth sanctuary, always brightens up a dull day) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on The Common and 2 John Weston Reserve ) 6 Goldcrest 13 Gadwall (Stone Point Lagoon ) 1 Buzzard 1 Kingfisher (Uncommon here, Decoy Ponds) [Brian Combes]

Sunday 06 Dec Naze, The

Naze, The 11:05 to 13:10, Fairly mild, almost no wind, clear.
80 Grey Plover (Estimate) 100 Dunlin (Estimate) 10 Avocet (Count - Walton Channel) 29 Pied Wagtail (25 in flock on floods behind Walton Channel with 8 Meadow Pipits) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Kestrel 20 Blackbird (Estimate) 4 Long-tailed Tit 2 Black-tailed Godwit [Simon Banks]

Saturday 05 Dec Naze, The

Naze, The 12:00 to 16:00, coll, very still
1 Purple Sandpiper (towards Stone Point) 1 Red-throated Diver (flying south) 1 Merlin (perched near hide wall) 1 Barn Owl (JW reserve) 1 Short-eared Owl (JW reserve at the same time as Barn Owl) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 07:30 to 12:45, mainly overcast, cold, brisk S wind, rising tide
1 Barn Owl (Quartering common first thing) 37 Blackbird 34 Goldfinch 2 Chinese Muntjac 2 Song Thrush 5 Greenfinch 7 Redwing 9 Goldcrest 1 Cetti's Warbler (Unusually seen rather than heard singing) 6 Rock Pipit 2 Buzzard 4 Red-breasted Merganser (One male, off Stone Point then flew south down Walton Channel) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Sitting on Horsey Island seawall) 3 Red-throated Diver (South) 1 Black-throated Diver (South) 1 Marsh Harrier 263 Lapwing (Two roosting flocks, 127 by Walton Channel and 136 Salt Fleet) 1 Grey Wagtail (Walton Hall Marshes ) 31 Avocet (Roosting, southern end of Walton Channel ) 1 Grey Heron [Brian Combes]

Saturday 28 Nov Naze, The

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, mild, overcast and misty slowly clearing, easterly wind, high tide; a few thrushes on the move
61 Blackbird 4 Firecrest (+, at least three first thing beneath Sunny Point and one in John Weston Reserve ) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 near farm pond, 1 escarpment and 2 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Sparrowhawk 13 Goldcrest 4 Song Thrush 3 Fieldfare 8 Greenfinch 22 Goldfinch 5 Redwing 33 Meadow Pipit (Mainly on Walton Hall Marshes ) 2 Marsh Harrier 10 Stonechat (Five pairs, Walton Hall Marshes, spread out along sea wall drain from John Weston Reserve to decoy ponds) 1 Great Crested Grebe (Walton Channel ) 1 Buzzard 4 Rock Pipit [Brian Combes]