Date Site Details
Wednesday 03 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 09:30, warm, overcast, southerly wind
50 Swift (+, south first thing) 40 House Martin (+) Whimbrel 2 Green Woodpecker Chinese Muntjac 2 Curlew 2 Chiffchaff 24 Sand Martin (South) 15 Swallow (South) 2 Marsh Harrier 4 Willow Warbler (+, around John Weston Reserve ) 18 Sandwich Tern [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 02 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 11:45, brisk southerly wind, mainly overcast, low tide, warm
4 Sand Martin (South) 11 Swift (South) 20 House Martin (+) 13 Pied Wagtail 12 Curlew 5 Willow Warbler (1 singing weakly) 4 Green Woodpecker 24 Swallow (South) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) Sparrowhawk 23 Sandwich Tern 2 Whimbrel 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Grey Heron Grey Plover (First of the autumn, summer plumage ) 4 Yellow Wagtail (2 south, 2 Walton Hall Marshes ) Green Sandpiper 10 Linnet 2 Avocet 5 Golden Plover 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 20 Dunlin 64 Black-tailed Godwit Snipe (First of the autumn) 2 Common Sandpiper [Brian Combes]

Monday 01 Aug Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:30, warm, mainly overcast, light wind, low tide
2 Marsh Harrier 32 Black-tailed Godwit 6 Avocet Common Sandpiper 2 Green Sandpiper Grey Heron 11 Curlew 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Golden Plover 3 Knot 29 Dunlin 2 Common Tern 4 Turnstone Chinese Muntjac 5 Green Woodpecker 4 Swift (South) 12 Sand Martin (South ) 19 Pied Wagtail 14 Swallow (South) 40 House Martin (+) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 4 Willow Warbler (First of the autumn) Great Spotted Woodpecker 7 Yellow Wagtail (3 south, 4+ Walton Hall Marshes ) 29 Sandwich Tern 2 Whimbrel [Brian Combes]

Saturday 30 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:00, warm, overcast with a few drops of rain, SW wind, low tide
2 Swift (South) 22 Sand Martin (South ) 12 Pied Wagtail 4 Green Woodpecker 9 Swallow (South ) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 21 Sandwich Tern (Roosting) Mediterranean Gull Chinese Muntjac 3 Marsh Harrier (Drifted west over Walton Hall Marshes ) Buzzard 10 Curlew 5 Whimbrel Grey Heron Common Sandpiper Red Kite (West over Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Yellow Wagtail Green Sandpiper 2 Avocet Greenshank 32 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Golden Plover (First of the autumn, adults in faded summer plumage) [Brian Combes]

Wednesday 27 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:30, hot, light northerly wind swinging east, mainly clear, rising tide
4 Avocet 35 Ringed Plover (Roosting on the beach, in addition several pairs still on territories) 6 Whimbrel 5 Curlew 2 Bar-tailed Godwit 26 Black-tailed Godwit 9 Turnstone 4 Knot (Edge of Walton Channel, first of the autumn, summer plumage) 12 Sanderling 7 Dunlin 2 Common Sandpiper Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 31 Sandwich Tern (Roosting Cormorant Creek) Common Tern 3 Grey Heron Sparrowhawk Great Spotted Woodpecker (Appeared to be in off) 3 Green Woodpecker 5 Sand Martin (South) 7 Swallow (Group going north, low over the beach) 35 House Martin (++, feeding mainly west of Tower, some very high and drifting north) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 7 Yellow Wagtail (2 by Tower first thing, 5 Walton Hall Marshes) 18 Pied Wagtail 5 Linnet 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 26 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:00 to 11:00, brisk northerly wind, rising tide, mainly overcast, warm
26 Pied Wagtail 2 Green Woodpecker 30 House Martin (+, feeding south of Tower) 4 Whimbrel 7 Curlew 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by cricket pitch, 2 John Weston Reserve ) Buzzard 45 Redshank 23 Turnstone 5 Sandwich Tern Gannet (North) 9 Sanderling 39 Ringed Plover (Roosting on beach) 6 Dunlin 9 Linnet Little Owl (By sewage works ) 40 Swallow (+, feeding over Walton Hall Marshes, drifting east) 9 Yellow Wagtail (+, Walton Hall Marshes, very mobile ) 3 Avocet Green Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) 26 Black-tailed Godwit Common Tern 3 Grey Heron 6 Sand Martin (With swallow) [Brian Combes]

Monday 25 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:30 to 10:30, mainly overcast, warm, strong SW wind, rising tide
4 Avocet 3 Whimbrel 4 Curlew 27 Black-tailed Godwit 7 Turnstone 6 Sanderling 62 Dunlin (Cormorant Creek ) Little Stint (Feeding with dunlin on Cormorant Creek, flock flew west as tide came in) 5 Sandwich Tern Grey Heron Marsh Harrier Buzzard 2 Green Woodpecker 12 Swallow (West) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 2 John Weston Reserve - only species of warbler still singing) 4 Yellow Wagtail (1 south, 3 Walton Hall Marshes ) 12 Pied Wagtail Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Thursday 21 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 11:45, mild, mainly overcast, NE wind, high tide ebbing; 15 species singing
25 Little Egret (+, including a group of 5 south and 1 north) 30 House Martin (+, south of Tower first thing) 3 Whitethroat (Singing) 3 Blackcap (Singing ) Green Woodpecker 2 Song Thrush (2 separate juveniles) Chiffchaff (Singing ) 7 Curlew 30 Pied Wagtail (+, including 20+ on Walton Hall Marshes ) 15 Dunlin 5 Whimbrel 10 Sandwich Tern 8 Turnstone 2 Bar-tailed Godwit (South) 4 Common Sandpiper (2 towards Stone Point, at least 2 on Walton Hall Marshes ) 180 Starling (+, flock of 80+ near Stone Point and two flocks of about 50 on Walton Hall Marshes ) 5 Sand Martin (In off and west) Marsh Harrier 19 Sanderling (Towards Stone Point, first of the autumn, adults in summer plumage) Great Spotted Woodpecker (Juvenile ) 5 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 3 Grey Heron Cetti's Warbler (Singing, Walton Hall Marshes ) 6 Yellow Wagtail (+, Walton Hall Marshes with pied wagtail, 2 adults ) 2 Avocet Mediterranean Gull 5 Black-tailed Godwit Buzzard [Brian Combes]

Tuesday 19 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 08:45, clear, light N wind, hot, high tide; 15 species singing
5 Avocet Whimbrel 6 Curlew 5 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Turnstone 2 Common Sandpiper (Walton Hall Marshes ) Greenshank 2 Sandwich Tern 5 Grey Heron 27 Little Egret (Mainly on Walton Hall Marshes ) Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard) 9 Sand Martin (South ) 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 north of escarpment, 1 Walton Hall Marshes, 1 decoy ponds ) Chiffchaff (Singing ) Sedge Warbler (Singing ) 3 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 5 Blackcap (Singing ) 3 Whitethroat (Singing) 6 Yellow Wagtail (1 on dry tidal lagoon, 2 just north of tidal lagoons, 3 Walton Hall Marshes (juveniles)) 17 Pied Wagtail (12 on dry tidal lagoon) 5 Linnet 2 Chinese Muntjac [Brian Combes]

Friday 15 Jul Naze, The

Naze, The 06:15 to 11:00, hot, mainly overcast, low tide, southerly wind; 14 species in song
6 Blackcap (Singing ) 8 Whitethroat (Singing ) Chinese Muntjac 3 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 on the common, 1 by the cricket pitch and 1 John Weston Reserve ) 2 Common Tern 7 Sandwich Tern 13 Dunlin 7 Curlew 6 Whimbrel (2 south, 1 heard, 3 on the marsh) 36 Swallow (+, 6 north, 30+ resting on bushes on Walton Hall Marshes ) 100 Starling (+, marsh towards Stone Point, including a leucistic juvenile - uniform pale sandy coloured) 12 Pied Wagtail 7 Reed Warbler (Singing ) 3 Yellow Wagtail (Juveniles, Walton Hall Marshes ) 12 Black-tailed Godwit (Walton Hall Marshes ) Buzzard 6 Avocet Mediterranean Gull Greenshank (Walton Hall Marshes ) Sedge Warbler (Singing ) [Brian Combes]