Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 02 Dec

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 08:45 to 15:15, Full circuit
1 Black Brant 2 Great White Egret 7 White-fronted Goose 6 Barnacle Goose 1 Long-tailed Duck 3 Peregrine Falcon 28 Red-breasted Merganser 3 Common Scoter 3 Great Northern Diver 1 Red-throated Diver 1 Short-eared Owl 7 Bearded Tit 3 Cetti's Warbler 1 Sparrowhawk 2 Buzzard 7 Marsh Harrier 8 Rock Pipit 1 Water Rail 1 Scaup (1st winter drake) 1500 Golden Plover 12 Stonechat [Steve Grimwade]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Tuesday 01 Dec

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 12:30 to 16:20, Bright, nippy with Stiff wind
7 White-fronted Goose (With Greylags on long walk) 2 Merlin (Female seen across fields at far side of the long walk. 2nd seen late in poor light chasing a Pipit over the short cropped fields on way back car park) 3 Marsh Harrier (1 female and 2-3 males ) 3 Barnacle Goose (With Brents in field near car park) [Paul Kingston]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Saturday 28 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:25 to 15:00,
1 Short-eared Owl (furthest point on long walk, hunting) 1 Merlin (long walk, female on a fence post) 20 Avocet 600 Golden Plover (roughly) 8 Red-breasted Merganser 2 Buzzard 1 Sparrowhawk (female) 5 Kestrel 4 Marsh Harrier 1 Great Northern Diver (seen by someone else) 6 Rock Pipit 3 Meadow Pipit 1 Pintail (salcott channel) [Oliver Cottis]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Thursday 26 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:00 to 16:00,
3 Short-eared Owl 2 Peregrine Falcon 2 Merlin (Adult female and 1cy female ) 13 Marsh Harrier 2 Great Northern Diver 27 Red-breasted Merganser 6 Common Scoter (5 females and 1 immature male) 4 Bearded Tit 5 Cetti's Warbler 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Spotted Redshank 3500 Knot 2500 Golden Plover 130 Avocet 17 Stonechat 4 Rock Pipit 4 Buzzard 5 Kestrel 2 Barnacle Goose [Steve Grimwade]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Tuesday 24 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:10 to 16:10, Sun & cloud, cool S breeze, 12c. Sightings with Brenda. Low tide.
2 Merlin (Possible same bird seen twice. ) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On field with cattle then up harassing waders. Male.) 3 Kestrel 4 Marsh Harrier (M & F. Possibly more.) 2 Buzzard 2000 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (Circa. ) 6 Little Egret 1 Grey Heron 500 Golden Plover (Circa.) 50 Grey Plover (Plus.) 30 Curlew (Plus.) 40 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa.) 40 Dunlin (Circa.) 12 Ringed Plover 8 Avocet 200 Lapwing 70 Redshank (Circa.) 60 Pintail (Circa, M & F.) 100 Wigeon (Circa.) 12 Shelduck 24 Shoveler 100 Teal (Plus) 1 Raven (Landed amongst Cattle. Very large Corvid, dwarfing Crows.) 6 Stonechat (3 pair.) 1 Greenfinch 20 Meadow Pipit (Circa. ) 6 Skylark (5 Brown Hare. ) [David Hale]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Sunday 22 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:15 to 16:15, Mild and bright.
1 Spotted Redshank (Salcott Creek) 17 Red-breasted Merganser (One group in Salcott Channel.) 8 Little Grebe 1 Sparrowhawk 3 Marsh Harrier 4 Short-eared Owl (One over field on Old Hall Marshes towards end of Salcott Channel. Three interacting over Abbotts Hall.) 11 Greenfinch (One flock.) 1 Peregrine Falcon 20 Pintail (Abbotts Hall managed breach area.) [David Curle]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Saturday 21 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:00 to 13:45, windy but not too cold
1000 Golden Plover 15 Grey Plover 6 Ringed Plover 21 Pintail 2 Barnacle Goose (with canada geese) 55 Avocet 11 Red-breasted Merganser (Salcott channel) 5 Slavonian Grebe (Salcott channel) 5 Marsh Harrier 8 Kestrel 8 Stonechat 1 Peregrine Falcon 13 Rock Pipit 1 Great Northern Diver 3 Buzzard 8 Little Egret [Oliver Cottis]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 11:30 to 13:00,
1 Black Brant (Salcott-cum-Virley (11.30-14.30 visit)) 1 Pink-footed Goose (Salcott-cum-Virley) 100 Dark-bellied Brent Goose (+) 90 Golden Plover 39 Avocet 10 Red-breasted Merganser 5 Cattle Egret (Great Wigborough) 1 Great White Egret [Sean Nixon]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Wednesday 18 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:00 to 15:30,
2 Great Northern Diver 3 Merlin (Adult female, 1cy male and 1cy female) 1 Bearded Tit 7 Stonechat 3 Common Scoter 18 Red-breasted Merganser 3 Cetti's Warbler 1 Kingfisher 2 Peregrine Falcon 6 Egyptian Goose 2 Barnacle Goose 2000 Golden Plover 130 Avocet 4 Rock Pipit 7 Kestrel 6 Marsh Harrier 2 Buzzard [Steve Grimwade]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Tuesday 17 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 10:30 to 15:30,
16 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Common Scoter 5 Marsh Harrier 5 Rock Pipit [James Hudson]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 09:00 to 13:00, Sightings by Marion Houlding and Alan Blois
1 Pink-footed Goose (With Brent Geese) [Steve Grimwade]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB
Saturday 14 Nov

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB 12:00 to 13:00, Grey and mild.
2 Raven (12.00-15.45 visit) 1 Whimbrel (Along Tollesbury channel. Slightly anomylous bird, but gave whimbrel call.) 7 Marsh Harrier [Sean Nixon]

Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB