Pallid Swift - Andrew Moon.
Minsmere - Whinchat still in the dunes just South of the sluice.
North Warren/Thorpeness - No sign of the PALLID SWIFT today.
Lowestoft Area - Lapland Bunting flew over the old sewage works + Velvet Scoter offshore. Cattle Egret still Carlton Marsh SWT. Ring-necked Parakeet again in Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad.
Minsmere - A Swift sp was seen over the main reedbed late morning. An interesting report of a Whinchat was forth-coming in the dunes South of the sluice.
North Warren - 2 PALLID SWIFTS (6th & 7th record for Suffolk) were seen over the marsh at 11:05hrs and remained throughout the afternoon favouring the area by the 30mph Thorpeness sign. Sadly one of the birds was taken by a Sparrowhawk at around 16:00hrs. Black Redstart seen on rooftops near-by and a late Northern Wheatear seen on the beach.
Felixstowe - Great Northern Diver briefly on the sea seen from LBO before flying + distant Puffin North.
Kesgrave - Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling again on the Grange Farm estate in Bugsby Way this morning. (photo Lee Woods).
Knettishall - Snow Bunting still on permissive path across airfield early morning.
Lowestoft Area - Ring-necked Parakeet at Nicholas Everitt Park, Oulton Broad in trees by the tennis courts.
Covehithe - Shorelark by the broad.
Southwold - Pom Skua & Velvet Scoter offshore + Firecrest in the churchyard.
Thorpeness - 11 Common Crossbill South over the old caravan park.
Aldeburgh - Ring-tail Hen Harrier seen over Town Marshes then flew across river towards Orfordness.
Havergate - Ring-tail Hen Harrier on the RSPB reserve seen distantly from Gedgrave + 24 Pink-footed Geese on Gedgrave Marsh,
Boyton - Short-eared Owl Boyton Marshes + 7 EWFG.
Shingle Street - Short-eared Owl seen at 15:00hrs
Kesgrave - The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was again seen on the Grange Farm estate in gardens & rooftops along Bugsby Way.
Levington - Short-eared Owl & Water Pipit seen at the creek.
Lowestoft Area - Cattle Egret still Carlton Marsh SWT.
Minsmere - Black-throated Diver noted South off North wall.
North Warren - 2 ad Caspian Gull seen on South Marsh + YLG. (photo Mark Cornish).
Gedgrave - No sign of the Rough-legged Buzzard but 24 Pink-footed Geese, 7 EWFG & ring-tail Hen Harrier noted. (photo Mark Cornish).
Felixstowe - A Richards Pipit was briefly seen at the ferry in field past the stile then flew East at 11:37 + Rough-legged Buzzard over the ruined house at 13:00hrs. A male Black Redstart was trapped at LBO. (photo Will Brame).
Stour Estuary - Black-necked Grebe on the river viewed from Wrabness (Essex).
Kesgrave - A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was seen in gardens along Bugsby Way this afternoon (present 6 days)
Minsmere - Mealy Redpoll trapped & ringed.
Orfordness/Sudbourne - Rough-legged Buzzard & 2 ring-tail Hen Harriers seen.
Gedgrave - Rough-legged Buzzard viewed distantly from Boyton Marshes.
Shingle Street - Ring-tail Hen Harrier and Short-eared Owl noted.
Lackford SWT - Rough-legged Buzzard seen over at 09:40hrs.
Great Livermere - Persumed escaped Lesser-White Fronted Goose seen amongst the Greylag Geese on Broadwater Lake.
Lowestoft Area - Adult Cattle Egret still Carlton Marsh SWT.
Southwold - Leaches Petrel offshore 08:20-08:30hrs.
Lowestoft Area - Cattle Egret still on Carlton Marshes.
Southwold - Purple Sand still on sea defences North of the pier + Firecrest in Waters Copse.
Havergate - A Rough-legged Buzzard was seen hunting over the island between 11:00 - 13:15hrs, the bird was also seen from Boyton Marshes at 13:52hrs & presumably the same bird seen over Orfordness from Gedgrave at 14:33hrs. Short-eared Owl, 5 Caspian & 7 Y L Gull also seen on the RSPB reserve,
Boyton - 18 Pink-footed Geese & 6 Eurasian White-fronted Geese on boyton Marshes.
Shingle Street - 2 Short-eared Owl & Firecrest seen today.
Felixstowe - The Pallas's Warbler remained on site at LBO showing in white poplars behind the observatory + Firecrest & male Black Redstart noted. (photo Will Brame).
Lackford - Great Egret present on the SWT reserve.
Lowestoft Area - Cattle Egret still on Carlton Marshes at TM501.919. Lapland Bunting seen in stubble field by Corton radar lodge.
Covehithe - Great Egret on the broad.
Shingle Street - Short-eared Owl seen quartering fields South of the martello tower.
Bawdsey - Firecrest along the concrete track at East Lane.
Felixstowe - A Pallas's Warbler was present at LBO through-out the day (photo Will Brame) + Firecrest & Short-eared Owl noted.
Lowestoft Area - 2 Black Redstart by the wind turbine at Ness Point.
Southwold - Purple Sand on sea defences North of the pier.
Sizewell - A Great Northern Diver was noted South offshore at 11:30hrs.
Aldeburgh - A probable Richard's Pipit was seen on Town Marshes though mobile.
Boyton - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen over Boyton Marshes + 20 Pink-footed Geese & 7 Eurasian White-fronted Geese.
Felixstowe - Firecrest trapped at LBO. (photo will Brame).
Knettishall - A Snow Bunting was present on Knettishall airfield.
Frostenden - Great Egret North over the A12 toilet block.
Minsmere - Great Egret on North Marsh + Ringtail Hen Harrier North over the scrape.
Newbourne - Ringtail Hen Harrier.
Trimley SWT - Great Egret still on the reserve + Mealy Redpoll trapped & ringed.
Southwold - A PENDULINE TIT was briefly seen and heard from the reedbed by the boating lake at 12:57hrs. Despite extensive searching there was no further sign of the bird up until dusk.
Dunwich - 2 Great Egret & 2 Water Pipit seen on the shore pools + Firecrest seen within the tit flock at Great Dingle. Whooper Swan on Westwood Marshes.
Minsmere - Caspian Gull on East scrape + Great Egret & Short-eared Owl on North Marsh.
Boyton - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen at Boyton Marshes.
Felixstowe - Purple Sand at LBO.
Trimley SWT - Great Egret in flight and on the reservoir.
Needham Market - 8 Whooper Swan over Pipps Ford at 16:10hrs.
Brecklands - Great Grey Shrike seen at Mayday Farm near Brandon at TL795.825 from the viewing platform at 13:15hrs.
Lowestoft Area - 2 Black Redstarts at Ness Point.
Southwold - No sign of the 1st winter Red-breasted Flycatcher at the campsite today.
Boyton - 24 Pink-footed Geese on Boyton Marsh + Short-eared Owl seen over near-by Gedgrave Marsh.
Felixstowe - 2 Little Gull offshore at LBO.