Date Details Sitename
Thursday 27 Aug

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Osprey [Steve Moore]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 28 Jul

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30, Sunny morning, high tide receding. Brief look from bridge to Hogmarsh before work
5 Little Egret 2 Turnstone (Very distant behind Hogmarsh, looked like partial breeding plumage) 1 Yellow Wagtail (Calling overhead, couldn't locate) 1 Sparrowhawk (Cracking female, big thanks to sparrows going nuts behind me or I'd have missed her!) 1 Whitethroat 1 Swift 10 Swallow (+) 2 Linnet 3 Stock Dove [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Thursday 18 Jun

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:30 to 19:00, Low tide, calm
3 Little Egret 25 Avocet 1 Little Ringed Plover (far west end from bridge) 2 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Redshank 1 Reed Bunting (Heard) 1 Song Thrush (Heard) 1 Curlew [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 12 Apr

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 11:45 to 12:15, Slightly overcast but warm. Small breeze.
2 Red Kite (Over white bridge, flying really quite low and unmistakable.) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 11 Apr

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 17:30 to 18:00, Actually Flatford, but right on the county boundary by Judas Gap. Bright, warm, slight breeze.
1 Raven (Black, large, white bill, wedge tail.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Same area of sky as raven but higher) 1 Cuckoo (Calling, heard only, in Judas Gap area.) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 22 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 09:30, Sunny but windy, sightings from white bridge to Co-op
2 Red Kite (Hunting low over north Marsh, flushing everything!) 1 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier (2 adult males, 1 female) 150 Brent Goose (circa - flushed by Kites) 1 Egyptian Goose 6 Curlew 1 Reed Bunting 60 Redshank (+) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Chiffchaff (Heard only) 2 Pintail (Distant pair north Hogmarsh) 6 Avocet 4 Knot [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 17 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:00, Sightings from bridge
1 Marsh Harrier (Fine male quartering reedbed) 15 Avocet (Looking a bit territorial near breeding area) 100 Redshank (Nice flock feeding on mudflat) 1 Buzzard (Perched near red barn) 3 Stock Dove 2 Red Kite (Over woods to north, slowly drifting east) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 15 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 12:45 to 13:00, Overcast, cool. Slight breeze.
3 Red Kite (Over cattawade hamlet, flew in from RSPB marsh, flew out northwards) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 10 Mar

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, All sightings between white bridge and plastics factory
2 Marsh Harrier (Pair in same breeding area as last year......correction adult male and juv prob male) 4 Shoveler 12 Gadwall 1 Little Egret 1 Greenshank 70 Redshank 10 Avocet 2 Great Black-backed Gull 40 Lapwing (+ lots of display flights) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 12 Feb

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Low tide, sightings from white bridge to plastics factory
4 Snipe (West of bridge) 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male hunting Cattawade marsh) 2 Egyptian Goose (Male and Juv on splodge) 1 Meadow Pipit (Bathing in river) 8 Cormorant 9 Little Grebe 4 Curlew [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge