Dunwich - The male IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF continues to sing and show by the Centenary Pond South of the coastguard cottages.
Westleton - A HONEY BUZZARD was seen soaring NE over the Rutting Fields where the heath meets the common at 12:45hrs.
Minsmere - A Bunting sp thought to have been either ORTOLAN or CRETSCHMAR'S was seen briefly in the dunes between the public viewing platform and sluice at 12:10hrs which then flew South. Despite searching, the bird went missing all afternoon but was re-found at 18:24hrs in gorse by the sluice where subsequent photos confirmed the birds identity as a female CRETZSCHMAR'S BUNTING, the first for Suffolk and UK mainland. 2 SAVI'S WARBLER present (1 showing well) from Island Mere early morning. Wood Sand on West scrape + Little Stint on lucky pool.
Aldringham - A Hoopoe was present on Aldringham Walks near the church at Olgilvie Almhouses in garden. Please from only from track. (photo Andrew Moon)
Hollesley - 5 Spoonbill at Hollesley Marsh RSPB.
Felixstowe - Turtle Dove + Spotted Flycatcher at LBO.
Dunwich - The singing male IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF was again present and and showing well by the Centenary Pond South of the coastguard cottages.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere. Roseate Tern seen on South scrape at 15:45hrs, also Spoonbill & 2 Great Egrets seen on the reserve.
Alde Estuary - Osprey seen over Town Marshes at 10:15hrs before drifting off South + Spoonbill also seen NW at 10:15hrs.
Hollesley - 8 Spoonbill on the scrape this evening.
Dunwich - The IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF continues to sing and show well in birch trees South of the coastguard cottages + Short-eared Owl over.
Minsmere - The long-staying SAVI'S WARBLER continues to sing from Island Mere. Drake Garganey on the scrape viewable from East hide.
Lowestoft Area - Drake Garganey on the scrape at Carlton Marshes SWT.
Dunwich - The male IBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF continues to sing and show well South of coastguard cottages in silver birches by footpath to beach.
Minsmere - The GOLDEN ORIOLE was again heard singing along the approach road to the reserve prior to 06:00hrs only.
Hollesley - Adult Spoonbill on the scrape at Hollesley Marsh RSPB.
Ipswich - MONTAGU'S HARRIER seen by the Orwell bridge at 06:20hrs.
Dunwich - An IBERIAN CHIFCHAFF (3rd or Suffolk) was heard singing below the coastguard cottages in silver birches by track that leads down to the beach/Minsmere mid afternoon and remained until dusk.
Minsmere - A GOLDEN ORIOLE was seen and heard along the approach to the reserve this morning. (photo Andrew Moon).
Boyton - Drake Garganey on Boyton flash.
Bawdsey - Osprey seen over Bawdsey Marshes mid morning.
Trimley Marshes - A ringtail MONTAGU'S HARRIER was seen over the SWT reserve then high NE towards the nearby dock complex at 07:10hrs.
Great Livermere - The drake RING-NECKED DUCK was again present on Livermere Lake.
Alde Estaury - 2 Curlew Sands (1 fsp) on Hazelwood Marshes.
Felixstowe - Tree Pipit on the common in front of the obs this morning.
Great Livermere - Drake RING-NECKED DUCK seen early morning (06:30hrs) on Livermere Lake but no sign mid morning.
Boyton - Drake Garganey present on the flash + 5 Spoonbill present of which 4 took flight at 16:40hrs and headed NE.
Hollesley - A male Hen Harrier was seen this afternoon heading towards Boyton Marsh RSPB + female Garganey on the main scrape.
Shingle Street - A ringtail Hen Harrier was seen to come in of at 14:30hrs and head towards Boyton RSPB.
Great Livermere - The drake RING-NECKED DUCK (metal ringed) remains on Livermere Lake.
Lakenheath Fen - 2 Garganey + Great Egret at the RSPB reserve.
Walberswick - Summer plumage Curlew Sand on Tinkers Marsh.
North Warren - 3 Spoonbill on South Marsh + Great Egret by the reed bed.
Hollesley - Spoonbill + 2 Garganey at Hollesley Marsh RSPB.
Trimley Marsh - Drake Garganey on the SWT reserve though mobile.
Great Livermere - The drake RING-NECKED DUCK was again on Livermere Lake.
Lakenheath - Temminck's Stint on the RSPB reserve on pool from Washland Viewpoint.
Lowestoft Area - A male Red-backed Shrike was found early morning just North of the sluice at Kessingland and remained throughout. A singing Wood Warbler was present at Gunton Hall between the lake and car park.
Walberswick - Wood Sand on Tinkers Marsh.
Minsmere - 5 Spoonbill NE over the reserve at 14:00hrs.
Great Livermere - The drake RING-NECKED DUCK continues to show on Livermere Lake though distant. (photo Barry Woodhouse).
Lowestoft Area - A BEE-EATER was heard South over North Denes at 07:20hrs. The DOTTEREL remained on the beach at Kessingland until 06:19hrs when flew off strongly NW only to return at the Southern end of the denes around 07:30hrs.
Minsmere - Pom Skua North offshore at 14:20hrs.
North Warren - The GLOSSY IBIS is still on North Marsh + Great Egret.
Boyton - Spoonbill Boyton Marsh RSPB.
Hollesley - A possible Temminck's Stint was seen distantly from the viewing platform at Hollesley Marsh RSPB.
Great Livermere - A drake RING-NECKED DUCK bearing a metal ring was found on Livermere Lake at midday. The bird had previously been seen at Bowers Marsh and Abberton Reservoir Essex prior to this sighting.
Lowestoft Area - SAVI'S WARBLER still present at Carlton Marshes SWT. A DOTTEREL was seen on the beach opposite Kessingland beach caravan park at 20:15hrs and remained until dusk.
Lakenheath - Drake Garganey Lakenheath Fen RSPB.
Lowestoft Area - The SAVI'S WARBLER continues to show at Carlton Marsh SWT.
Felixstowe - A female BLUETHROAT was found along the butts late morning at LBO and remained until early evening though elusive at times + Wood Warbler within the compound. (photo Will Brame).
Trimley Marshes - Drake Garganey flushed from borrow dyke between summer and winter flood + Little Gull.
Lowestoft Area - SAVI'S WARBLER still Carlton Marsh SWT. Pied Flycatcher Corton disused railway line.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere + 2 Black Tern & 2 Little Gull on East scrape.
North Warren - GLOSSY IBIS again on North Marsh this evening.
Hollesley - 2 drake Garganey remain on the flooded meadow.
Felixstowe - Firecrest at LBO.
Trimley - 2 Black Terns on Loompit Lake.
Newmarket - Quail singing on the racecourse throughout the afternoon.
Lowestoft Area - A GLOSSY IBIS (presumably the North Warren/Thorpeness bird) was seen late afternoon on the scrape at Herringfleet Marsh, Somerleyton. The SAVI'S WARBLER was again heard at Carlton Msrsh SWT. At Corton, a female Pied Flycatcher was noted at the\ old sewage works + female Common Redstart.
Minsmere - The long-staying SAVI'S WARBLER continues to sing by Island Mere + female Whinchat in dunes by public hide.
Thorpeness - A GLOSSY IBIS and 3 Spoonbill were seen North over the Thorpeness Meare at 09:46hrs. 3 adult Black Terns feeding offshore.
North Warren - GLOSSY IBIS present in the NE corner of North Marsh early morning.
Hollesley - 4 Garganey (3 drake) on the flooded meadow.
Felixstowe - ALPINE SWIFT reported over the town at 17:05hrs.
Great Livermere - 2 Black Tern at Livermere Lake though mobile.
Lowestoft Area - A male KENTISH PLOVER was seen at the eastern end of Breydon Water (Norfolk) viewable from the hide and more distantly from South wall. The long-staying SAVI'S WARBLER remains at Carlton Marshes. 2 Black Tern on Ocean Pit Weybread this evening.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere + 3 Little Gull on East scrape.
North Warren - 2 Spoonbill on South Marsh.
Alde Estuary - 2 ad Little Stint at Hazelwood Marsh just prior to high tide then flew North + 11 Sanderling.
Hollesley - 3 Wood Sands on the flooded meadow at the RSPB reserve + 2 drake Garganey noted. 2 Spoonbill seen mid morning.
Felixstowe - Single Black Tern North of LBO.
Trimley Marshes - No sign nor sound of the SAVI'S WARBLER nor Wood Sand at the SWT reserve.
Great Livermere - 4 Black Terns present on Livermere Lake today.
Lowestoft Area - The SAVI'S WARBLER is still present on Whitecast Marsh Carlton Marshes SWT.
Dunwich - A Roseate Tern was noted North off the cliffs at 09:14hrs + 9 Arctic Terns.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere + 3 Little Gull on East scrape. Osprey over scrape at 16:10hrs.
Alde Estuary - Osprey over Hazelwood Marsh at 11:35hrs. (photo Mark Cornish).
Trimley Marshes - The 4th SAVI'S WARBLER of the spring was discovered at the SWT reserve with a bird present between the reservoir and main lagoon which was audible from the hide by the visitor centre. + Wood Sand.
Lowestoft Area - Wood Sandpiper still Herringfleet Marsh, Somerleyton.
Southwold - No sign of the male EASTERN STONECHAT sp on North Marsh.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still present and audible from Island Mere + 4 summer plumage Black Terns present on East scrape. (photo Peter Lakey)
Lowestoft Area - The SAVI'S WARBLER continues to sing at Carlton Marsh SWT. A Wood Sand paid a brief visit to Herringfleet Marsh this morning.
Southwold - A male EASTERN STONECHAT sp was found found early evening along the northern footpath by North Marsh. (photo Andrew Moon).
Hollesley - Ringtail Hen Harrier Hollesley Marsh RSPB + 2 Wood Sands on the flooded meadow.
Trimley SWT - Short-eared Owl still present and showing well at the SWT reserve.
Thetford - The LITTLE BITTERN continues to show on the BTO Nunnery Lakes viewable from Barnhamcross Common.
Lowestoft Area - SAVI'S WARBLER still Carlton Marshes on Whitecast Marsh.
Minsmere - The SAVI'S WARBLER was again singing this evening from Island Mere.
Deben Estuary - 3 Arctic Terns seen to fly down river from Felixstowe Ferry then flew North.
Elmsett - RAVEN NE over the village at 15:11hrs.
Thetford - The male LITTLE BITTERN was again viewable from Barnhamcross Common this evening as it fed on the Nunnery Lakes, earlier seen in an area of no public access.
Lowestoft Area - The SAVI'S WARBLER continues to sing and show well on Whitecast Marsh Carlton Marshes + Short-eared Owl.
Minsmere - The long staying SAVI'S WARBLER continues to be heard from Island Mere + Little Gull.
Felixstowe - Whinchat seen at LBO today.
Trimley SWT - 3 Wood Sands noted today on the winter flood.
Thetford - A male LITTLE BITTERN was present and showing well on the Norfolk/Suffolk border this afternoon on the Nunnery Lakes NR Thetford at TL.868.809.
Lakenheath - 3 Great Egrets on the RSPB reserve.
Lowestoft Area - A SAVI'S WARBLER was heard and seen during the evening on Whitecast Marsh Carlton Marsh SWT. The male Pied Flycatcher continues to show in Maltsters Score.
Walberswick - Short-eared Owl Tinkers Marsh.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere + 2 Little Stint on the scrape.
Aldeburgh - Osprey North at 10:35hrs.
Boyton - 2 Garganey (1 drake) on the flash at Boyton Marsh RSPB.
Trimley SWT - No sign of the Temminck's Stint nor Black Terns but drake Garganey noted & Short-eared Owl remains.
Great Blakenham - RAVEN North over the village early afternoon.
Lackford - Black Tern at the SWT reserve this evening.
Lowestoft Area - A male Pied Flycatcher was seen in Maltesers Score this morning. Ring Ouzel by Corton old sewage works.
Reydon - Short-eared Owl seen at Hen Reedbeds (flight photo Andrew Moon)
Minsmere - The SAVI'S WARBLER continues to sing by Is.mere + Little Stint on East scrape.
Snape - Wood Sandpiper on Botany Marshes this aternoon.
Hollesley - Short-eared Owl this evening at the RSPB reserve.
Woodbridge - RAVEN East over Bredfield Road being mobbed by Crows mid aternoon
Trimley SWT - 2 Temminck's Stint on the winter flood today + 3 Black Tern & 2 Arctic Tern on the reservoir & a Short-eared Owl between the reserve and managed retreat. (photo Peter Lakey).
Great Livermere - Black Tern on Livermere Lake.
Lackford - Black Tern at the SWT reserve.
Lakenheath - Wood Sand at the RSPB reserve + 7 Black Tern.
Lowestoft Area - 7 Common Crane Calton Colville viewed rom Pakefield. Female Pied Flycatcher seen in Maltsters Score.
Walberswick - Wood Sand at Tinkers Marsh + Spoonbill on the Blyth Estuary. 5 Common Crane over Westwood Marshes at 13:20hrs.
Minsmere - The SAVI'S WARBLER was again heard from Island Mere hide + 2 Arctic Terns.
Eastbridge - A Common Crane was seen West at 10:30hrs.
Thorpeness - Common Crane South over Aldringham Walks at 10:38hrs.
North Warren - Osprey seen North over the beach at 09:20hrs.
Alde Estuary - Common Crane South over Town Marshes at 10:49hrs then flew West up the estuary until lost to view over Iken/Snape at 11:01hrs. Spoonbill present at Hazelwood Marshes.
Hollesley - Spoonbill on Hollesley Marshes.
Woodbridge - Osprey over the town at 13:20hrs
Felixstowe - A SERIN was seen to fly over the LBO at 09:50hrs which was soon relocated at the Southern end of the common. The bird remained on site until c10:30hrs when flew towards the dock complex + 2 Black Tern North
Trimley SWT - The Temminck's Stint remains on the winter flood.
Great Livermere - 2cy Little Gull Livermere Lake.
Lowestoft Area - 9 Black Tern at Ocean Pit Weybread this afternoon/early evening.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still on Is.mere
Felixstowe - 28 Black Tern North off LBO today + 2 Spotted Flycatcher.
Trimley SWT - A Temminck's Stint was present on the summer flood (viewable from the winter flood hide) + 4 Black Tern over the river.
Alton Water - 5 Black Terns + 3 Arctic Tern at the dam end of the reservoir this evening. (photo Jim Mountain).
Great Livermere - 6 Black Tern at Livermere Lake this evening.
Lackford - 8 Black Terns at the SWT reserve over the sailing lake.
Lowestoft Area - A BLACK KITE was seen South over Herringfleet Marshes towards Somerleyton swing bridge at 13:11hrs + 5 Wood Sands and Garganey noted.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still Island Mere + Spoonbill on South levels early morning and 5 adult Spoonbill over the reserve.
North Warren - An Osprey was seen over South Marsh at 08:17hrs heading towards the Alde Estuary.
Alde Estuary - A colour-ringed Spoonbill was noted at Hazelwoood Marsh this aternoon.
Snape - 2 Wood Sand on Botany Marshes.
Orfordness - A SUBALPINE WARBLER (probable Western) was trapped and ringed early morning on the NT reserve. (photo c/o Dave Crawshaw/Mike Marsh)
Melton - Black Tern briefly through Melton fishing lakes near Wilford bridge this evening.
Felixstowe - Great Northern Diver North off LBO.
Trimley - Wood Sand on Trimley Marsh SWT.
Alton Water - 9 Black Tern on the reservoir viewabe from the dam then flew high east at 18:33hrs + c40 Arctic Terns through this evening. 10 Black Terns reported from Lemons Hill bridge at 19:00hrs.
Great Livermere - 5 Black Tern at Livermere Lake this evening.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still Island Mere. 6 adult Spoonbill on South levels + Turtle Dove on Whin Hill.
North Warren - Spoonbill on South Marsh then flew South at 07:50hrs.
Woodbridge - The adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON continued to show well at the eastern end of the disused runway at Woodbridge USAF base until 10:31hrs when flew North and hadn't returned by 14:45hrs! Please do not park on the verge adjacent to the runway. (digi-scoped by Lee Woods top and Andrew Moon).
Thornington Street - 2 Turtle Dove were noted at the reservoir.
Lowestoft Area - HONEY BUZZARD reported over Herringfleet Marshes mid afternoon + 3 Wood Sand.
Reydon - Spoonbill North at 06:58hrs.
Southwold - A COMMON ROSEINCH was heard singing from the sheep paddocks at Gun Hill prior to 08:30hrs only.
Walberswick - Immature Spoonbill Tinkers Marsh + Short-eared Owl & Spotted Redshank.
Aldeburgh - Ringtail Hen Harrier over Town Marshes this evening.
Hollesley - Wood Sand still on the flooded meadow viewable from the seawall + Short-eared Owl.
Woodbridge - Adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON still present. 2 Red Kites over Broomheath at 11:00hrs.
Martlesham - Osprey over the creek at 10:15hrs.
Felixstowe - Arctic Skua North offshore at LBO + 4 Arctic Terns & 20 Little Gull.
Needham Market - A distant Harrier sp seen at Pipps Ford at 17:00hrs.
Lowestoft Area - Ring Ouzel still at the caravan park.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still from Island Mere + Black Tern still on the reserve. Garganey from North hide & Little Gull on East scrape.
North Warren - Female Garganey noted.
Alde Estuary - Osprey over Hazelwood Marshes towards Snape at 16:30hrs.
Boyton - 2 Garganey (1 drake) Boyton Marsh RSPB. Whimbrel near-by at Shingle Street (photo David Carter).
Woodbridge - The adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON continues to show well at the eastern end o the disused USAF airbase.
Felixstowe - 2 Pomarine Skuas that were noted South off LBO were the highlight offshore, also 3 Arctic Terns noted.
Lowestoft Area - Ring Ouzel noted in the SE corner of the caravan park.
Covehithe - 2 Great Egret at the broad.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still audible from Island Mere. Osprey over the visitor centre this afternoon.
Hollesley - Wood Sand on the flooded meadow viewable from the sea wall at Hollesley Marsh RSPB.
Shingle Street - Grasshopper Warbler still present.
Woodbridge - The popular adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON continues to show well at the eastern end of the disused airfield.
Felixstowe - The first Spotted Flycatcher of the year was trapped, ringed & released at LBO. (photo Will Brame).
Great Livermere - 10 Arctic Tern briefly at Livermere Lake this evening.
Covehithe - Common Crane seen offshore drifting high South at 12:01hrs.
Southwold - 2 RED-RUMPED SWALLOWS were seen low South over the rugby pitch and towards the NE corner of Town Marsh at 13:14hrs. Common Crane seen circling over the town at 12:07hrs.
Westleton - Male Ring Ouzel on Westleton Heath seen from the approach road to Minsmere
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER again from Is.mere this evening (heard only). Black Tern seen from the public viewing platform.
Woodbridge - The adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON continues to show well at the eastern end of the disused runway at USAF base Woodbridge.
Sutton - RAVEN over Sutton Hoo at 13:05hrs.
Felixstowe - Pied Flcatcher trapped and ringed early morning at LBO + Common Redstart, Black Redstart & Little-ringed Plover noted. (photo Peter Lakey). Red Kite over Blofield Road.
Great Livermere - 3 Arctic Tern Livermere Lake.
Lowestoft Area - Possible HONEY BUZZARD North over Kessingland at 10:25hrs.
Benacre - The adult WHITE-TAILED EAGLE present at the broad between 08:41 - 09:16hrs then flew NE out to sea. HONEY BUZZARD South over the broad at 09:59hrs. 2 Spoonbill North at 07:50hrs + Hobby.
Southwold - 2 Common Crane North over the town early evening.
Dunwich - Grasshopper Warbler seen on Dingle Marshes. (photo Andrew Green).
Westleton - Turtle Dove on the heath.
Minsmere - SAVI'S WARBLER still Island Mere. 2 Spoonbill North over the reserve + 100 Common Scoter offshore but no sign of the possible BLACK SCOTER. 2 Turtle Dove. Osprey flew West over Island Mere at 16:10hrs + Ring Ouzel still.
Shingle Street - Hobby noted + Grasshopper Warbler & female Common Redstart.
Woodbridge - The adult male RED-FOOTED FALCON was still present & showing well at the eastern end of the runway.
Felixstowe - Firecrest + 3 White Wagtails at LBO.