Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 10 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, Cold, dry, low tide. All sightings from bridge, splodge frozen
60 Wigeon 8 Little Grebe 5 Little Egret 4 Snipe 4 Egyptian Goose (Flying west) 8 Curlew (Flying west) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 03 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 09:00, Cold and sunny, splodge frozen
2 Peregrine Falcon (Young male and adult female on pylon) 1 Greenshank 5 Stock Dove 1 Snipe 1 Goldcrest (Heard only) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Monday 02 Dec

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 08:00 to 08:30, Bright and cold winter morning, all sightings from white bridge
1 Buzzard (In rapid flight east) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Very distant on pylon through bins only, looked like female size) 2 Egyptian Goose (Feeding on splodge) 23 Little Grebe (All diving close to white bridge) 2 Snipe 1 Kingfisher 4 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Sunday 27 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 09:30 to 10:00, High tide, calm
1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Egyptian Goose (On splodge) 6 Little Grebe 2 Greenshank 13 Ringed Plover 26 Little Egret 1 Kingfisher 1 Grey Wagtail (Heard only) 3 Knot (In Blackwit roost) 600 Black-tailed Godwit (Inc male in full breeding plumage) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 22 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:30, 3/4 tide receeding
1 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male, not the usual bird) 10 Meadow Pipit 12 Little Grebe 25 Wigeon 150 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Kingfisher 2 Goldcrest 3 Curlew 10 Avocet [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Thursday 17 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:30 to 08:30, Low tide, all sightings from white bridge
1 Sparrowhawk (Female chasing flock of linnet, then harassed by crow) 100 Lapwing 10 Skylark (inc one in full flight song) 8 Meadow Pipit 50 Linnet 1 Kingfisher (Fishing off railway bridge) 3 Little Grebe 3 Pintail (1 drake, 2f) 1 Dunlin (single juv feeding distant west, had to walk closer to confirm!) 1 Grey Plover (juv feeding same area as dunlin) 1 Shoveler (female) 20 Wigeon (+) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Friday 04 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:15, Cold, overcast, low tide
1 Greenshank 1 Grey Plover (Flew up river calling then back again 5 mins later) 2 Egyptian Goose 20 Little Egret 1 Kingfisher [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 12:45 to 14:15, overcast with light drizzle later
600 Shelduck (circa; joint-county) 64 Cormorant (high tide roost.) 25 Little Egret 13 Little Grebe (on river by RSPB reserve) 110 Avocet (circa - in flight on Suffolk side of river) 43 Ringed Plover 86 Lapwing 24 Knot 100 Dunlin (+) 780 Black-tailed Godwit (circa) 2 Greenshank 350 Redshank (circa) 96 Turnstone [Martin Peers]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 02 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Low tide, sunny morning
6 Egyptian Goose (Flying east, giving my entry to next years photographer of the year comp!!) 1 Greenshank 35 Little Egret 6 Jay 1 Chiffchaff (Calling same location as yesterday) 1 Sparrowhawk [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Tuesday 01 Oct

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:15 to 08:15, Low tide
2 Kingfisher 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juv male back after 4 week absence, hurrah!) 2 Buzzard 5 Little Grebe 1 Greenshank 50 Black-tailed Godwit (+) 20 Turnstone 1 Dunlin 3 Curlew 1 Chiffchaff (feeding in finch flock in bushes past railway) [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge
Wednesday 25 Sep

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge 07:45 to 08:15, light drizzle, high tide
20 Teal 2 Black-tailed Godwit (feeding on splodge) 12 Little Grebe (distant west of bridge) 2 Common Sandpiper 2 Wigeon 6 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

Cattawade Marsh/Splodge