Date Details Sitename
Saturday 24 Oct

Naze, The 07:15 to 11:15, clear first thing quickly clouding over, mild, strong and strengthening S wind, ebbing tide; light movement mainly first thing
9 Goldcrest 3 Sparrowhawk (1 drifting out to sea) 8 Meadow Pipit (South) 31 Chaffinch (South ) 5 Skylark (West ) 29 Siskin (South) 33 Goldfinch (South ) 7 Lesser Redpoll (South ) 10 Redwing (West ) 6 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 south of escarpment 2 north of escarpment 3 John Weston Reserve ) 6 Greenfinch (South ) 22 Linnet (South ) 2 Green Woodpecker 2 Blackcap 1 Chinese Muntjac 6 Song Thrush (West ) 2 Stonechat (On The Common) [Brian Combes]

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Saturday 17 Oct

Naze, The 07:00 to 11:30, overcast first thing then some sun, light N wind, cool, flooding tide - some finch and thrush movement, mainly first thing
70 Goldcrest (+) 2 Brambling (1, below Sunny Point, 1 farm pond) 15 Song Thrush (Mainly west) 43 Redwing (Mainly west) 81 Goldfinch (Mainly south) 27 Chaffinch (Mainly south) 9 Siskin (South) 16 Lesser Redpoll (South) 1 Chinese Muntjac 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Buzzard 11 Meadow Pipit 15 Skylark (West) 2 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, John Weston Reserve ) 42 Swallow (N, a trickle in small groups from mid morning on) 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron (S) 3 Firecrest (2 with goldcrests, 1 below Sunny Point, 1 farm pond + one John Weston Reserve (in the hand, thanks to Simon and Pat Cox)) 1 Dusky Warbler (East edge of cricket pitch in low scrub; initially calling from cover, then gave some brief but decent views before moving north into deeper cover. Did not call or show again, over the next half an hour or later in the morning.) [Brian Combes]

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Thursday 15 Oct

Naze, The 10:00 to 12:00,
1 Sparrowhawk 25 Goldcrest (+) 1 Song Thrush 20 Redwing (c) 1 Jay (+) 1 Swallow (+) 2 Chiffchaff (+) 1 Woodcock 1 Pallas's Warbler (with goldcrests in sycamore clump) 5 Meadow Pipit 1 Brambling 15 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (c) 10 Siskin (c) 2 Cetti's Warbler 12 Crossbill (c, over N) 1 Kestrel [Liz Huxley]

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Wednesday 14 Oct

Naze, The 09:35 to 12:35, Mostly overcast, mild, brisk wind off sea, high tide
9 Redwing 4 Song Thrush 4 Cetti's Warbler (singing) 3 Chiffchaff 3 Goldcrest 2 Kestrel 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Chaffinch (Lone bird seen rising skylark-like to great height and then departing south.) 1 Migrant Hawker [Simon Banks]

Naze, The 07:30 to 14:30, Breezy, wet later
1 Pallas's Warbler (Mobile, ranging between sycamore clump and John Weston Reserve) 1 Ring Ouzel (Flew west over farm at 08:15) [Glen Moore]

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Monday 12 Oct

Naze, The 09:00 to 13:00, Overcast, low wind
3 Goldcrest (Looping round bushes near brown placard stone) 2 Cetti's Warbler (JW Reserve) 2 Whinchat 5 Dunlin (Hamford Water) 3 Curlew (Hamford Water) 10 Pied Wagtail 4 Meadow Pipit (Car park) 5 Ringed Plover (Hamford Water) 2 Kestrel [Matt Trevillion]

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Saturday 10 Oct

Naze, The 06:45 to 11:00, clear gradually clouding over, cold, fresh NW wind, ebbing tide; limited movement, not a single hirundine
13 Chiffchaff 9 Pied Wagtail 19 Meadow Pipit 3 Lesser Redpoll (South) 2 Redwing 5 Song Thrush 1 Chinese Muntjac 23 Goldfinch (South) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 1 by escarpment, 3 in or near John Weston Reserve ) 10 Siskin (South) 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Lesser Whitethroat 5 Blackcap 2 Goldcrest 1 Buzzard 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 87 Brent Goose (On shore) [Brian Combes]

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Wednesday 07 Oct

Naze, The 10:00 to 14:00, cool, windy. Many Cettis all over
1 Short-eared Owl (on cliff just north of tower) 3 Wheatear (sea wall) 15 Siskin (over JW reserve) 1 Green Woodpecker (on cliff) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (JW reserve) 2 Mediterranean Gull 20 Swallow 15 Dark-bellied Brent Goose [Martin Richards]

Naze, The 08:30 to 16:45,
1 Little Owl 1 Marsh Harrier 3 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk 2 Peregrine Falcon 1 Merlin (Adult female eating Sanderling on saltmarsh) 3 Kestrel 5 Mediterranean Gull 3 Sandwich Tern 1 Wheatear 1 Sand Martin (Late record ) 1 Whitethroat 30 Chiffchaff 11 Blackcap 5 Stonechat 8 Lesser Redpoll 30 Siskin 2 Reed Bunting (In off the sea) 12 Song Thrush 5 Cetti's Warbler 80 House Martin 50 Swallow 1 Brambling [Steve Grimwade]

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Tuesday 06 Oct

Naze, The 08:30 to 14:00, Westerly breeze. All sightings with Mike Harris
1 Purple Sandpiper (on the Groyne straight down from the car park) 6 Sanderling 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd W) 5 Sandwich Tern 1 Common Tern (juv) 1 Sparrowhawk (John Weston Reserve) 1 Marsh Harrier 30 Swallow 2 House Martin 2 Sand Martin 2 Yellow-browed Warbler (coastal sycamore area, and John Weston Reserve) 22 Chiffchaff 7 Blackcap 1 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Whitethroat 8 Song Thrush 5 Redwing 3 Stonechat 1 Wheatear 30 Robin 22 House Sparrow (groups of 8,4,5,5 over South.) 1 Grey Wagtail (in off) 3 Rock Pipit 40 Siskin 47 Linnet 2 Greenfinch 5 Goldcrest 60 Goldfinch [John Slee]

Naze, The 09:15 to 12:45,
20 House Sparrow (+) 35 Robin (+) 1 Mistle Thrush 20 Chiffchaff (+) 15 Blackcap (+) 10 Swallow (+) 10 Goldcrest (+) 12 Song Thrush (+) 10 Long-tailed Tit (+) 3 Jay 20 Siskin (+ over S calling) 6 Lesser Redpoll (+ over S calling) 10 Meadow Pipit (+ over S calling) 1 Rock Pipit (poss 2) 17 Sandwich Tern 3 Mediterranean Gull 1 Wheatear 2 Pintail 1 Merlin (chasing pipits over saltmarsh towards Stone Point) 6 Skylark 1 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk 6 Cetti's Warbler (heard only) [Liz Huxley]

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Sunday 04 Oct

Naze, The 12:00 to 13:00, Heavy rain and stiff S wind
1 Firecrest (Thanks Steve!) 6 Brambling 33 Song Thrush 2 Chiffchaff 4 Blackcap 1 Swallow [Sean Nixon]

Naze, The 14:00 to 17:00, With Matt Turner and Terry Malby
1 Firecrest 1 Yellow-browed Warbler 1 Dusky Warbler (Seen briefly and heard in a John Weston Reserve) 1 Brambling 1 Tree Pipit (John Weston Reserve) 1 Spotted Flycatcher 1 Redstart (John Weston Reserve) 80 Song Thrush 20 Goldcrest 1 Sparrowhawk 15 Sanderling 25 Sandwich Tern [Steve Grimwade]

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Saturday 03 Oct

Naze, The 06:45 to 12:00, Continuous rain with a few heavier showers, E wind, mild, rising tide; a bird fleetingly seen was almost certainly a RB Fly
2 Short-eared Owl (1 in off (always awe inspiring) first thing, 1 over common then west, possibly the same bird) 1 Wheatear (By Tower ) 6 Grey Heron (1 south, 5 together west (in off?)) 1 Firecrest (At least one with goldcrests, seaward side of path from east edge of escarpment ) 27 Goldcrest (First flocks of autumn for me) 4 Cetti's Warbler (Singing, 2 escarpment, 2 John Weston Reserve ) 7 Blackcap 4 Lesser Redpoll (West) 60 Song Thrush (+, significant movement through morning) 1 Chinese Muntjac 2 Redwing (West) 1 Whitethroat 20 Blackbird (+) 8 Chiffchaff (One in song briefly) 51 Siskin (45 in a single flock John Weston Reserve then west) 247 Brent Goose (Several flocks south) 50 Robin (+) 15 Meadow Pipit (South ) 17 Swallow (A trickle south ) 2 House Martin (South ) 12 Common Scoter (North) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (With crest/tit flock towards the end of the session, at the southern end and seaward side of the path leading down from the eastern edge of the escarpment; bird silent so difficult to pick up) 1 Redstart (Female type, double hedge, halfway down) [Brian Combes]

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