Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 05 May

Walton-on-The-Naze 11:00 to 14:00, Partly cloudy, wind North Westerly veering to South Westerly-Moderate
4 Gadwall (2x♂-2x♀) 2 Tufted Duck (♂♀) 1 Eider (♀) 1 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk (♂♀) 2 Whimbrel (Hamford Water) 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (Grazing Marsh - John Weston Reserve) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Pool on Grazing Marsh - John Weston Reserve) 6 Sand Martin 1 Wheatear (♀-Grazing Marsh - John Weston Reserve) 2 Sedge Warbler (Heard another 4) 18 Whitethroat 2 Lesser Whitethroat (Heard only) 2 Reed Warbler (Heard only) 1 Lapwing 50 Dunlin (At least) 8 Chiffchaff 6 Meadow Pipit (Grazing Marsh - John Weston Reserve) 5 Barnacle Goose 3 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only - John Weston Reserve) 23 Knot (Hamford Water) [Mick Woodruff]

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Monday 12 Apr

Walton-on-The-Naze 11:00 to 14:00, Partly cloudy, wind North Easterly light. 12c / 54f
2 Pintail (♂♀ John Weston Reserve) 2 Brent Goose (John Weston Reserve) 1 Buzzard 2 Kestrel 19 Turnstone (Hamford Water) 1 Snipe (John Weston Reserve) 1 Green Woodpecker (John Weston Reserve) 4 Swallow 6 Blackcap (Heard more than seen) 8 Teal (John Weston Reserve) 16 Wigeon (John Weston Reserve) 2 Lapwing (Overhead) 6 Chiffchaff (Heard more than seen) 12 Greenfinch (Estimated) 3 Cetti's Warbler (3 different birds calling, one sighting) [Mick Woodruff]

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Tuesday 09 Mar

Walton-on-The-Naze 14:00 to 15:00, sunny, tide out, gentle breeze
1 Red-breasted Merganser [Claire Panting]

Walton-on-The-Naze 15:00 to 15:30, sunny light breeze
1 Barn Owl [Claire Panting]

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Sunday 28 Feb

Walton-on-The-Naze 10:00 to 14:00, sunny, hazy, gentle breeze. tide going out
1 Red-breasted Merganser (poor picture quality but believe this to be a red breasted merganser) 2 Great Crested Grebe (not a great pic but have been trying to snap these for a while.) 1 Shelduck 200 Curlew (The sunlight across the pools made for some amazing silhouettes of resting curlews) [Claire Panting]

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Sunday 21 Feb

Walton-on-The-Naze 08:00 to 10:00, low tide, grey skies, gentle breeze 8C
1 Barn Owl (Beautiful owl very busy hunting) 100 Lapwing (Lapwings taking flight (numbers too many to count)) [Claire Panting]

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Tuesday 26 Jan

Walton-on-The-Naze 10:30 to 12:30, walk along Walton Channel
500 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 1 Kingfisher 1 Stonechat (male) 2 Rock Pipit 8 Meadow Pipit 1 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 22 Avocet 10 Gadwall 13 Shoveler 2 Marsh Harrier (poss 3) 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Merlin 500 Wood Pigeon (+) [Liz Huxley]

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Sunday 06 Dec

Walton-on-The-Naze 08:30 to 11:00, Sunny, light wind, low tide.
7 Sanderling (Along beach either side of pier. Present here for seven days.) [Brian Goodey]

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Tuesday 01 Dec

Walton-on-The-Naze 10:00 to 12:00, walk along Walton Channel
8 Pied Wagtail (+) 2 Stonechat (pair) 400 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 2 Kestrel (+) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Buzzard 6 Rock Pipit (+) 30 Skylark (+) 2 Marsh Harrier 6 Gadwall 1 Reed Bunting 2 Mediterranean Gull (winter adults) [Liz Huxley]

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Sunday 22 Nov

Walton-on-The-Naze 05:30 to 05:45, Night!
1 Tawny Owl (Male calling woke me up! First record in two decades living here.) [Brian Combes]

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Tuesday 17 Nov

Walton-on-The-Naze 13:00 to 15:15, Windy and overcast. High tide.
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail) 1 Great White Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Male) 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Kestrel [David Curle]

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