Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 18 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Bright sunshine, low tide
1 Hobby (Took sparrow on wing low over path behind Co-op) 1 Greenshank 5 Wigeon 1 Kestrel 300 Black-tailed Godwit (+) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 17 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:30 to 19:30, Low tide
18 Little Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Male quartering field behind red barn) 2 Kestrel 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Greenshank 25 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Curlew [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 14 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 09:15, Sunny and calm
2 Common Sandpiper 2 Snipe 1 Greenshank 4 Curlew Sandpiper (All juv, in group behind co-op. Phone died so couldn't take pic!) 1 Osprey (Flew east sending everything into mad panic!) 200 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 1 Sparrowhawk (Female being chased by crow) 7 Little Egret 2 Pintail 1 Grey Wagtail [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 09 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 13:45 to 14:15, Overcast, slight rain.
1 Kingfisher (By Cattawade bridge) 1 Grey Heron (Also by Cattawade bridge, notably taking an eel, c300mm in length. Eventually eaten.) [Paul Saward]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Saturday 07 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:45 to 19:45, High tide, setting sun
1 Kingfisher (By breached area to north) 1 Little Egret 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Little Grebe 2 Greenshank 50 Redshank (circa) 2 Grey Heron 1 Kestrel 1 Coal Tit (With small blue and great tit flock) 1 Avocet [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 01 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 17:00 to 19:30,
1 Curlew Sandpiper (Feeding in channel behind Co-Op) 3 Greenshank (2 seen, 1 heard) 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Marsh Harrier (Very tatty looking male in moult, flew east over white bridge) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Usual young male made 3 flights low round mudflats having a quick pop at anything that moved) 1 Ringed Plover (Juv, best mates with lone Dunlin) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 28 Aug

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 19:00 to 19:45,
2 Green Sandpiper 2 Egyptian Goose 250 Greylag Goose (large flock of greylag and canada landed on the river at 19.30) 350 Canada Goose 70 Black-tailed Godwit [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 19 Aug

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 19:00 to 20:30, Calm, outgoing tide, setting sun
4 Green Sandpiper (2 on splodge and 2 over calling) 2 Common Sandpiper 40 Black-tailed Godwit (inc 1 Juv moulting into 1w on splodge) 5 Little Egret 1 Peregrine Falcon (Young male had an unsuccessful pop at a passing stock dove that ended up sitting above him!!) 1 Greenshank (Feeding at sunset) 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only) 80 Greylag Goose (circa - 5 flocks of 10-20 over calling) 1 Barn Owl (Spotted on quick scan before I headed home) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 13 Aug

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:30 to 19:00,
7 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Greenshank [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 11 Aug

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 18:00 to 18:30, Sightings from bridge and splodge
2 Green Sandpiper (Feeding on splodge) 3 Common Sandpiper (Bathing and preening east of bridge) 2 Hobby (High to the west, looked in hunting mode - lots of swallows around.) 1 Swift [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge