Hanningfield Reservoir

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 57 visits in 2020 with a total of 93 different species recorded by 27 observers throughout the year (by comparison 110 species were recorded in 2019 from 63 visits).. There were more sightings recorded of Bar-headed Goose (6), Marsh Sandpiper (1), Swan Goose (1) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2020

Visits by Month in 2020

Records at Hanningfield Reservoir in 2020

Species Status Count
Arctic Skua Regular 1
Arctic Tern Regular 3
Avocet Regular 3
Bar-headed Goose Regular 6
Black-headed Gull Abundant 3
Black-necked Grebe Scarce 6
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 3
Blackbird Abundant 2
Blackcap Regular 1
Buzzard Regular 20
Canada Goose Regular 2
Chaffinch Regular 1
Chiffchaff Abundant 8
Coal Tit Regular 4
Common Gull Regular 12
Common Sandpiper Regular 19
Common Tern Regular 5
Coot Regular 2
Cormorant Regular 1
Cuckoo Regular 1
Curlew Regular 1
Dunlin Abundant 4
Egyptian Goose Regular 10
Fieldfare Regular 1
Gadwall Regular 6
Garganey Scarce 6
Goldcrest Regular 4
Goldeneye Regular 11
Goosander Scarce 14
Great Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Great Crested Grebe Regular 11
Great Spotted Woodpecker Regular 3
Great White Egret Scarce 1
Green Sandpiper Regular 11
Green Woodpecker Regular 2
Grey Heron Regular 11
Grey Wagtail Regular 8
Greylag Goose Regular 4
Herring Gull Regular 1
Hobby Regular 12
House Martin Regular 6
Jay Regular 5
Kestrel Regular 8
Kingfisher Regular 4
Knot Regular 1
Lapwing Abundant 12
Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Scarce 2
Little Egret Regular 9
Little Grebe Regular 11
Little Ringed Plover Regular 1
Long-tailed Tit Regular 2
Mallard Abundant 3
Mandarin Duck Regular 1
Marsh Harrier Regular 16
Marsh Sandpiper Description (BBRC) 1
Meadow Pipit Regular 1
Mistle Thrush Regular 5
Mute Swan Regular 2
Osprey Scarce 4
Oystercatcher Regular 2
Peregrine Falcon Regular 8
Pied Wagtail Regular 4
Pintail Regular 10
Raven Scarce 7
Red Kite Regular 4
Red-crested Pochard Scarce 19
Ringed Plover Regular 9
Robin Abundant 4
Ruff Regular 10
Sand Martin Regular 3
Sanderling Regular 1
Scaup Regular 1
Shelduck Regular 3
Shoveler Regular 8
Siskin Regular 1
Slavonian Grebe Scarce 2
Snipe Regular 5
Song Thrush Regular 3
Sparrowhawk Regular 7
Spotted Flycatcher Regular 2
Stock Dove Regular 1
Swallow Regular 4
Swan Goose Regular 1
Swift Regular 1
Teal Abundant 4
Treecreeper Regular 3
Tufted Duck Regular 7
White-fronted Goose Regular 9
Wigeon Abundant 15
Wood Sandpiper Scarce 3
Wren Abundant 3
Yellow-legged Gull Regular 9