Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 12 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 20:45 to 21:15, Much rain during the day - Overcast - Threat of more rain.
200 Swift (Approx 200 - Feeding high over the Visitor Centre during a maternity bat Roost count. Only a small patch of sky could be seen.) [John Smart]

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Saturday 08 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 15:00 to 16:25, Warm but windy
8 Egyptian Goose (1 Causeway, 3 Meadow Pool and 4 Rawl Hide) 1 Swan Goose (Causeway) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (With Egyptian Geese at Rawl Hide) 20 Red-crested Pochard (+, mainly drakes) 2 Grey Heron 2 Oystercatcher 3 Common Gull 1000 Swift (+, all over reservoir) 3 Swallow (Causeway) 1 Song Thrush 1 Reed Warbler (Singing by woodland clearing in Chestnut Wood) [Ben Mapp]

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Tuesday 04 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 15:15, Dry at first, overcast. Rain by 12 30, light E breeze. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Buzzard (W bank.) 1 Hobby (W bank.) 19 Red-crested Pochard (17 drakes, 2 females.) 20 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 4 Pochard (3 drakes, 1 female.) 30 Mallard (Circa.) 2 Shelduck (Pair.) 1 Sandwich Tern 20 Common Tern (Circa. Few on nests on Rafts.) 200 Swift (Plus. ) 10 Swallow 10 House Martin 2 Mistle Thrush 4 Blackcap 30 Gadwall (Circa.) 5 Chiffchaff 3 Egyptian Goose 2 Little Egret 4 Grey Heron 4 Oystercatcher 2 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Lapwing 6 Great Crested Grebe 1 Little Grebe 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Rawl hide.) [David Hale]

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Sunday 02 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:00 to 11:20,
1 Black-necked Grebe (From RAWL) [David Jobbins]

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Friday 24 May

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 15:30, Warm and sunny. Full circuit of EWT reserve, 52 species recorded.
9 Egyptian Goose (1 Grazing Meadow, 8 from Oak Hide) 2 Shelduck (Meadow Pool) 70 Gadwall (+, many with young) 2 Shoveler (Pair) 8 Red-crested Pochard (All males, seen from Rawl, Oak and Point Hides) 3 Buzzard (Over causeway) 3 Oystercatcher (1 Fishing Lodge, 2 West Bank) 4 Lapwing 20 Common Tern (+) 6 Stock Dove 1 Cuckoo (Heard from Middlemead) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Males, Peninsular Wood and Hawks Wood) 30 Swallow (+) 1 Song Thrush (Heard ) 6 Garden Warbler (At least, seen in Peninsular Wood, Well Wood and Hawks Wood ) 15 Blackcap (+ ) 2 Reed Warbler (In reeds on small lake from causeway) 10 Chiffchaff (+) 3 Coal Tit (1 Chestnut Wood, 2 Peninsular Wood) 4 Long-tailed Tit 2 Jay (1 took a Blue Tit chick c.50 yards from visitor centre in Chestnut Wood!) 2 Greenfinch (Causeway) 1 Swan Goose (Regular bird on causeway) [Ben Mapp]

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Sunday 12 May

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:00 to 12:00,
3 Hobby (Viewable distantly from reserve - three, possibly more) [David Jobbins]

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Monday 06 May

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:30 to 16:30, Overcast
1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Point Hide) 4 Gadwall 4 Shelduck 2 Egyptian Goose (Grazing meadows) 4 Great Crested Grebe 2 Long-tailed Tit (Peninsula Wood) 1 Chiffchaff (Peninsula Wood) [Seamus Benson]

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Sunday 05 May

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Bar-tailed Godwit (On tern raft from RAWL) 1 Barnacle Goose 2 Garganey (Flew from nr RAWL to West Bank) 200 Swift 2 Oystercatcher [David Jobbins]

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Saturday 27 Apr

Hanningfield Reservoir 13:30 to 15:30, Windy
6 Shoveler (3 pairs) 4 Shelduck 20 Gadwall 1 Garganey (Drake from Rawl Hide) 2 Goldcrest (Singing) 5 Blackcap 3 Chiffchaff 1 Whitethroat 50 Canada Goose 20 Greylag Goose 2 Egyptian Goose 2 Song Thrush (Pair with at least 3 young) 20 Lapwing 1 Grey Heron 50 Swallow 20 Sand Martin [Thomas Gilbert]

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Monday 22 Apr

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 12:25, sunny, light winds, warm
3 Wigeon (2 males + female) 2 Garganey (pair RAWL hide) 6 Teal 4 Red-crested Pochard (3 males + female) 1 Sparrowhawk (male) 3 Buzzard 2 Little Egret 2 Common Tern 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker [Mark Gregory]

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