Date Details Sitename
Sunday 21 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 11:00, cloudy at first then sunny intervals, little wind.
150 Mute Swan (also pair Black Swan Hide Bay) 23 Egyptian Goose 50 Gadwall (+, including at least 4 broods juvs) 360 Pochard (+) 12 Little Egret 1 Great White Egret (Wig Bay) 1 Buzzard (young calling LB) 1000 Coot (circa) 3 Oystercatcher 2 Little Ringed Plover (juvs Wig Bay) 21 Lapwing (Hide Bay (min 10 juvs)) 124 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Common Sandpiper (Wig Bay) 2 Greenshank (Wig Bay) 30 Common Tern (+) 1 Mediterranean Gull (Hide Bay) 1 Common Gull (my first return) 2 Willow Warbler (singing near VC) 15 Whitethroat (+ juvs) 12 Yellow Wagtail (juvs. Also noted Southern Migrant Hawker dragonfly VC.) [Martin Peers]

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Saturday 20 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 16:00, Sunny and breezy
50 Black-tailed Godwit 15 Little Ringed Plover 1 Dunlin 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Ruddy Shelduck 100 Common Tern 1 Marsh Harrier 2 Corn Bunting 7 Yellow Wagtail [Yvonne Watling]

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Thursday 18 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 10:00, Raining
1 Common Sandpiper (LBC ) [Antony Braun]

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Tuesday 16 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 06:45 to 08:30, + Purple Hairstreak
2 Ruddy Shelduck 2 Green Sandpiper 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Hobby 31 Egyptian Goose 1 Cetti's Warbler [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 17:15 to 18:00, Sunny and pleasant
2 Ruddy Shelduck (LdlH causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Billets Farm) 102 Black-tailed Godwit (Billets Farm) 5 Little Ringed Plover (Billets Farm, at least 3 juveniles) 21 Egyptian Goose 15 Little Egret 1 Oystercatcher [David Allen]

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Monday 15 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 17:15 to 18:00, Sunny and pleasant
2 Ruddy Shelduck (LdlH causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Billets Farm) 102 Black-tailed Godwit (Billets Farm) 5 Little Ringed Plover (Billets Farm, at least 3 juveniles) 21 Egyptian Goose 15 Little Egret 1 Oystercatcher [David Allen]

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Saturday 13 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 11:45, overcast and warm
2 Ruddy Shelduck [Paul Chamberlain]

Abberton Reservoir 07:00 to 14:00, Overcast with a few sunny spells
2 Little Grebe (Visitor Centre) 25 Little Egret 1 Great White Egret (LB Causeway) 20 Teal (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 9 Wigeon (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 2 Ruddy Shelduck (LB Causeway) 2 Black Swan (Island Bay Hide) 1 Buzzard (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 2 Oystercatcher (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 1 Little Ringed Plover (LDLH Causeway) 25 Black-tailed Godwit (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 2 Common Sandpiper (LDLH Causeway) 2 Whinchat (Gwen's Hide) 4 Reed Warbler (LB Causeway / Visitor Centre) 11 Yellow Wagtail (Billets Farm / LB Causeway) 2 Yellowhammer (Billets Farm) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Old Road) [MICK WOODRUFF]

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Tuesday 09 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 10:30,
1 Great White Egret 1 Hobby (Adult) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male) 1 Ruddy Shelduck 1 Greenshank 14 Little Ringed Plover 1 Redshank 2 Oystercatcher 6 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Cuckoo (Adult) 11 Corn Bunting 3 Yellowhammer 237 Lapwing 56 Little Egret 9 Yellow Wagtail [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 15:20, overcast cool
1 Great White Egret (Billets Farm Screen) 20 Little Egret (at least ) 1 Ruddy Shelduck 30 Egyptian Goose (at least) 1 Marsh Harrier (male Billets Farm Screen) 3 Buzzard (circa) 1 Hobby (Hide Bay hide) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Hide Bay hide ) 4 Greenshank (Billets Farm Screen) 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Billets Farm screen) 3 Little Ringed Plover (1 Billets Farm Screen, 2 LDLH Causeway) 1 Common Sandpiper (LDLH Causeway) 1 Whinchat (Hide Bay hide) 2 Yellow Wagtail 1 Corn Bunting (Billets Farm Screen) 1 Yellowhammer (On telegraph wires between causeways) 2 Black Swan (Island hide) [Sean Gregory]

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 18:30, Dry, overcast, light S breeze, max 24c. Sightings with Brenda.
30 Egyptian Goose 1 Ruddy Shelduck ( Female. LDHC.) 4 Common Sandpiper (LDHC.) 1 Mandarin Duck (Female, LBC.) 700 Coot (At least. Wigborough Bay.) 200 Mute Swan (Plus.) 4 Little Ringed Plover (1 adult, 3 juveniles. LDHC.) 1 Great White Egret (Wigborough Bay. Much larger than Little Egret, large yellow bill.) 37 Little Egret 3 Grey Heron 3 Oystercatcher 1 Shoveler (Female.) 1 Little Grebe 200 Canada Goose (Plus.) 12 Swallow (Circa.) 20 Swift (Circa) 1 House Martin 30 Sand Martin (Plus.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Male. Wig Bay.) 1 Buzzard (Wig Bay.) 2 Kestrel (Wig Bay.) 20 Great Crested Grebe (Circa, 1 juvenile.) 1 Ruff (Billet's Farm screen.) 78 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay.) 3 Stock Dove [David Hale]

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Monday 08 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 13:15 to 14:30, Calm and warm, some cloud
1 Common Sandpiper (West side of Layer-de-la-Haye causeway) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Distant view, east of Layer Breton causeway on south side of reservoir with other ducks/geese of several species) [Paul Hargreaves]

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Saturday 06 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 19:30 to 19:50, Fine and warm.
1 Ruddy Shelduck (Layer Breton causeway) 30 Little Egret 320 Canada Goose 5 Egyptian Goose 1 Buzzard 1 Cetti's Warbler (calling from Layer Breton causeway) 4 Grey Heron [David Allen]

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Tuesday 02 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 13:45,
1 Ruddy Shelduck (Looks like a juvenile. Seen east of Layer Breton causeway) [Paul Saward]

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