Pallid Swift - Andrew Moon.
Lowestoft Area - Siberian Chiffchaff seen along North Denes. Rough-legged Buzzard seen distantly from Waveney Forest mound.
Reydon - The 5 Waxwing continue to show well along The Drive.
Dunwich - 2 Great Egrets by the shorepools + 3 Twite.
Minsmere - Drake Greater Scaup still on the scrape.
Thorpeness - 11 Goosander (7 drake) on the meare early morning.
Bawdsey - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen over the lagoons at East Lane this morning.
Felixstowe - The 4 Tundra Bean Geese ere again present in arable fields by the junction of Ferry Rd / Gulpher Rd junction then flew North at 11:00hrs. (photo Will Brame).
Stour Estuary - 2 Slavonian Grebes in Holbrook Bay + Black-necked Grebe seen by bouy 11 on the estuary.
Cattawade - Rough-legged Buzzard reported from the train station at 1pm.
Lackford SWT - Drake Greater Scaup on the sailing lake.
Reydon - The 5 Waxwing remain along The Drive today.
Minsmere - The drake Greater Scaup remains on the reserve.
Alton Water - Black-necked Grebe seen on the reservoir today.
Stour Estuary - 2 Slav Grebes on the estuary.
Reydon - 5 Waxwings present along The Drive.
Minsmere - Drake Greater Scaup still present.
Felixstowe - Great Northern Diver North off LBO + Shag South.
Flatford - 2 Ravens ESE over the village at 12:35hrs.
Lowestoft Area - The female Ring-necked Parakeet continues t show well in Nicholas Everitt Park. (photo Stewart Belfield).
Minsmere - Drake Greater Scaup & 7 Whooper Swan seen on South girder behind South hide.
Butley - 3 Whooper Swan still Ferry Farm along track to ferry.
Felixstowe - The 4 Tundra Bean Geese were again in arable fields by the junction of Ferry Rd / Gulpher Rd until 13:39hrs when flew East. Firecrest at LBO + adult Shag was seen to fly into the Stour estuary. (photo Will Brame).
Stour Estuary - Redhead Smew seen from the river by the Co-op Manningtree.
Lowestoft Area - 6 redhead Goosander on Oulton Broad. Ring-necked Parakeet again in Nicholas Everitt Park.
Minsmere - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen over the reedbed behind West hide at 08:25hrs. 7 Whooper Swan on South girder behind South hide.
Snape - Probable Rough-legged Buzzard seen in trees West of Snape maltings along Blaxhall Road then in trees South of Snape Maltings on Tunstall Road.
Felixstowe - 4 Tundra Bean Geese still in fields at the junction of Ferry Rd / Gulpher Rd.
Orwell Estuary - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen at Levington Creek.
Lowestoft Area - 1 Cattle Egret present at Carlton Marsh SWT. 8 Purple Sands at Ness Point.
Blythburgh - The escaped Hooded Merganser was once again seen on the estuary West of the bridge this morning.
Minsmere - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen around the reserve + drake Greater Scaup still present.
Butley - 3 Whooper Swan still in fields by Ferry Farm.
Felixstowe - The 4 Tundra Bean Geese remain in fields at the ferry viewed from the Ferry Rd/Gulpher Rd jumction.
Orwell Estuary - Water Pipit present at Levington Creek.
Lowestoft Area - Now 3 Cattle Egret on the SWT reserve at Carlton Marshes + ringtail Hen Harrier.
Benacre - 2 Greater Scaup still on the broad.
Covehithe - 2 Bewicks Swan still on the broad + Caspian Gull on the pigfields.
Walberswick - Ringtail Hen Harrier Westwood Lodge.
Minsmere - The drake Greater Scaup remained on the reserve though mobile + 2 Bewick's Swan, 1w Caspian Gull & 3 adult YLG. Ringtail Hen Harrier North at 15:15hrs.
Middleton - Ringtail Hen Harrier seen from Middleton bridge.
Felixstowe - 4 Tundra Bean Geese seen in fields at the ferry at the junction of Ferry Rd & Gulpher Rd. A Snow Bunting flew North over LBO late morning,
Kesgrave - The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was seen on rooftops at the junctions of Goodmans Groove & Jeavons Lane this afternoon.
Lowestoft Area - Waxwing North over Corton at 13:18hrs.
Benacre - 2 Greater Scaup (1 drake), adult Caspian Gull + YLG on the broad.
Covehithe - 2 Bewicks Swan on the broad + ad Caspian Gull in the pigfields.
Minsmere - Highlights from around the reserve today included; Yellow-browed Warbler in the sluice bushes. Ring-tail Hen Harrier North over the reserve & Great Northern Diver on the sea (viewed from Dunwich)
Butley - 3 Whooper Swan still Ferry Farm viewed from footpath to the ferry.
Hollesley - 2 adult Caspian Gull on the RSPB reserve.
Bawdsey - Purple Sand on sea defences at East Lane.
Felixstowe - Great Northern Diver South off LBO.
Lowestoft Area - Rough-legged Buzzard reported from the Waveney Forest mound this afternoon + 2 SEO.
Benacre - 2 Greater Scaup (1 drake) still on the broad. Firecrest at Beach Farm copse.
Covehithe - 2 Bewick's Swan & Water Pipit seen on the broad. Adult Caspian Gull in the pig fields.
Blythburgh - The escaped drake Hooded Merganser West of the A12 on the estuary.
Dunwich - Ad Caspian Gull on the shore pools. (Andrew Moon)
Minsmere - Yellow-browed Warbler still present in the sluice bushes. Drake Goosander on East scrape.
Havergate/Orfordness - 2 ring-tail Hen Harriers noted today.
Butley - 3 Whooper Swan by Ferry Farm. (photo John Richardson).
Felixstowe - Little Gull loitering off LBO today.
Kesgrave - Juv Rose-coloured Starling still Bugsby Way.
Ipswich - Great Egret South over Silverdale Road at 10:45hrs.
Lowestoft Area - Snow Bunting seen at Lake Lothing. Ring-necked Parakeet still at Nicholas Everitt Park.
Benacre - Siberian Chiffchaff at the East end of Beach Farm copse. 2 Greater Scaup (1 drake) on the broad.
Covehithe - Water Pipit by the broad.
Blythburgh - The escaped Hooded Merganser still West of the A12.
Dunwich - Great Egret on the shore pools.
Minsmere - Yellow-browed Warbler still in the Southern end of the sluice bushes.
Thorpeness - 6 Goosander (2 drake) on the Meare this morning (last years returning birds ?)
Kesgrave - Juvenile Rose-coloured Starling still in rear gardens along Bugsby Way.
Felixstowe - Great Northern Diver South off LBO + 2 Snow Bunting remain on site.
Needham Market - Great Egret East over Pipps Ford.
Lowestoft Area - The adult Cattle Egret was again present on the SWT reserve.
Felixstowe - 3 Velvet Scoters North off LBO + 2 Snow Buntings on the point.
Benacre - 2 Greater Scaup (1 drake) present on the broad.
Minsmere - Yellow-browed Warbler still in the sluice bushes, Snow Bunting on the beach, drake Greater Scaup still on East scrape (photo Andrew Moon) + 1st winter Caspian Gull.
Hollesley - 18 Pink-footed Geese, adult Caspian Gull & 6 YLG on the RSPB reserve.
Felixstowe - 2 Snow Bunting on the point at LBO + 3 Velvet Scoter North & Purple Sand noted.
Lowestoft Area - YBW seen late morning in Mariners Score.
Southwold - 4 Pink-footed Geese & 6 EWFG on Town Marshes. 5 Bonxie & 4 Little Gull offshore.
Blythburgh - Presumed escape drake Hooded Merganser still on the estuary from bridge.
Dunwich - 2 Great Egret, 5 Twite, 16 EWFG & 25 Pink-footed Geese noted on Dingle Marshes.
Minsmere - YBW still present in the sluice bushes. 2 Mealy Redpoll at the Southern end of the dunes/Sizewell boundary + Snow Bunting (photo Andrew Moon). 2 Bewicks Swan on the scrape.
Thorpeness - Adult White-billed Diver picked up dead along the beach (possibly the recent bird that was present off North Kent for several days?)
North Warren - 12 EWFG on the RSPB reserve.
Felixstowe - 3 Snow Bunting at LBO.
Kesgrave - The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling continues to show in a rear garden on Bugsby Way, Grange Farm.
Thelnetham Fen - A late Yellow Wagtail was reported from the SWT reserve during the afternoon.
Lowestoft Area - 4 Firecrest noted in the Corton area today.
Blythburgh - 20 EWFG East over the estuary at 09:30hrs.
Minsmere - Yellow-browed Warbler present inb the sluice bushes (2nd day) + Snow Bunting on the beach by the sluice. 25 Pink-footed Geese flew South at 08:58hrs. (photo Andrew Moon).
Sizewell - A single Pale-bellied Brent Goose was seen amongst 8 Dark-bellied Brent Geese South offshore.
North Warren - 2 Pink-footed Geese North + 12 EWFG on North Marsh.
Stour Estuary - Red-necked Grebe viewed from Wrabness towards Stutton Ness.
Lowestoft Area - Cattle Egret still on the SWT reserve at Carlton Marshes.
Southwold - Slavonian Grebe briefly on the sea then flew North at 13:30hrs.
Hollesley - 24 Pink-footed Geese on Hollesley Marshes.
Orwell Estuary - Water Pipit seen at Levington Creek.
Stour Estuary - Redhead Smew from Stutton Mill.
Blythburgh - The presumed escape drake Hooded Merganser remain on the estuary though mobile. (photo Andrew Moon)
Covehithe - Water Pipit on the broad + 6 YL Gulls in fields behind the pig fields.
Minsmere - Slav Grebe reported offshore + Caspian Gull on East scrape.
Breckland - Great Grey Shrike Brandon Heath Park prior to 08:40hrs.
Lowestoft Area - Ring-necked Parakeet still Nicholas Everitt Park.
Dunwich - 2 Great Egret at Dingle Marshes.
Trimley Marshes - Great Egret still on the SWT reserve.
Benacre - Snow Bunting seen the broad.
Covehithe - Caspian Gull & 4 YLG in pig fields North of the broad.
Blythburgh - The drake Hooded Merganser present since 27th Oct remains in the estuary channel opposite Blythburgh church. The bird is sporting a yellow ring. (photo David Carter).
Felixstowe - Snow Bunting on the beach at LBO.
Ipswich - A Swift sp was seen North over the town at 11:46hrs heading towards Norich Road.
Minsmere - Whinchat still in the dunes just South of the sluice.
North Warren/Thorpeness - No sign of the PALLID SWIFT today.
Kesgrave - The juvenile Rose-coloured Starling was again seen in a rear garden along Bugsby Way and not viewable from a public right of way.
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.