Date Details Sitename
Saturday 20 Feb

Naze, The 06:50 to 10:30, mild; S wind; light cloud; ebbing tide; 11 species singing
4 Song Thrush (Singing ) 4 Barnacle Goose (North) 2 Barn Owl (At least 2, 1 quartering the common first thing and 2 John Weston Reserve/Walton Hall Marshes ) 14 Chaffinch 5 Greenfinch 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of escarpment and 3 John Weston Reserve ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Chinese Muntjac 5 Goldcrest 2 Woodcock (Flushed from John Weston Reserve ) 1 Grey Heron (Flew high and east, got over the sea then changed its mind, turned round and headed W) 5 Skylark (South) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Thursday 18 Feb

Naze, The 14:40 to 17:00, sunny! high tide 3.50pm
300 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 2 Greenfinch 3 Song Thrush 2 Woodcock 30 Turnstone (+) 60 Sanderling (+) 10 Dunlin (+) 20 Ringed Plover (+) 1 Purple Sandpiper 3 Grey Plover 1 Mediterranean Gull 1 Goldcrest 1 Kestrel (male) 2 Cetti's Warbler (heard only) [Liz Huxley]

Naze, The
Saturday 13 Feb

Naze, The 07:00 to 12:30, below freezing with significant wind chill; strong, penetrating SE wind; mainly clear; icy; some snow remaining; tide flooding
2 Firecrest (Together below Sunny Point, first thing - delightful in the early morning light) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 3 Song Thrush 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Chinese Muntjac 38 Meadow Pipit 5 Goldcrest 3 Woodcock (Flushed, one from edge of cricket pitch, one in John Weston Reserve, one from Walton Hall Marshes ) 27 Chaffinch 1 Eider (Immature male off Stone Point ) 65 Avocet (Roosting southern end of Walton Channel ) 2 Pintail (Walton Hall Marshes ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Saturday 06 Feb

Naze, The 07:30 to 11:45, cool, overcast but dry, E breeze; ebbing tide
3 Sparrowhawk (2 displaying over cricket pitch, always great to witness) 4 Song Thrush (Singing) 4 Chinese Muntjac 3 Red-throated Diver (North ) 4 Goldcrest 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 John Weston Reserve, 1 south of it) 2 Great Crested Grebe (On sea off tidal lagoons) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron 1 Firecrest (Lane by sewage works, showy today, third record since turn of year - probably a wintering bird) 1 Guillemot (On sea off tidal lagoons ) 52 Shoveler (Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Red-breasted Merganser (Walton Channel ) 93 Lapwing (Roosting by Walton Channel ) 3 Stonechat (Walton Marshes) 1 Buzzard 30 Avocet (Roosting south end of Walton Channel ) [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Sunday 31 Jan

Naze, The 11:00 to 14:00, cold, dull - fairly high tide
1 Purple Sandpiper (on high tide line with Ringed Plovers, near hide wall) 100 Grey Plover (+ Stone Point lagoon) 150 Avocet (+ flying near Horsey at high tide) 1000 Dunlin (+mainly Stone Point lagoon) 1000 Lapwing (+ Horsey) [Martin Richards]

Naze, The
Saturday 30 Jan

Naze, The 07:30 to 11:00, Last 2 weekends in self-isolation so good to get out; brutal E wind, continuous and biting rain/sleet/hail, cold; rising tide
1 Green Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron 2 Chinese Muntjac 1 Firecrest (Calling, main sycamore clump ) 3 Goldcrest 12 Skylark (Towards Stone Point ) 1 Rock Pipit [Brian Combes]

Naze, The
Friday 29 Jan

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]

Naze, The
Saturday 23 Jan

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]

Naze, The
Saturday 09 Jan

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]

Naze, The
Sunday 03 Jan

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]

Naze, The