Date Details Sitename
Saturday 24 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 07:00 to 16:00, Overcast with spots of rain and thunder, then becoming partly cloudy and warm.
25 Little Egret 2 Great White Egret (Possibly 3? -LDLH Causeway) 22 Teal (LB Causeway ) 20 Gadwall (At Least - LB Causeway ) 500 Canada Goose (Estimated) 1 Black Swan (Gwen's Hide) 1 Hobby (Bay Hide Bay) 40 Lapwing (At least) 3 Little Ringed Plover 4 Common Sandpiper (Both Causeways) 1 Tawny Owl (Wood mouse Trail - West) 1 Song Thrush (LB Causeway ) 2 Reed Warbler (LB Causeway ) 5 Yellow Wagtail (Wood mouse Trail - West) 2 Bullfinch (♂♀ - Wood mouse Trail - West) 2 Green Woodpecker (Heard only) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard only -Butterflies include Purple Emperor, Comma, Meadow Brown, Grayling, Wall Brown, ) [Mick Woodruff]

Abberton Reservoir 17:00 to 18:40, Overcast, warm and dry
15 Pochard (+) 5 Great Crested Grebe (including young) 4 Grey Heron 4 Little Egret 5 Egyptian Goose 6 Lapwing 2 Goldfinch 1 Common Sandpiper 5 Cormorant (+) [Paul Everett]

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Friday 23 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 18:00,
1 Great White Egret 27 Little Egret 7 Grey Heron 430 Canada Goose 130 Greylag Goose 55 Mute Swan 11 Egyptian Goose 37 Pochard 107 Tufted Duck 1 Goldeneye 5 Great Crested Grebe (including one chick) 3 Stock Dove 50 Coot 13 Lapwing 1 Great Black-backed Gull 19 Common Tern 45 Cormorant 3 Swallow 4 Whitethroat 5 Starling 11 Skylark 5 Linnet 30 Goldfinch 2 Corn Bunting 2 Chaffinch 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Black Swan 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Sparrowhawk 4 Kestrel 50 Gadwall (plus) [Oliver Cottis]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 15:00, Dry, sun & cloud cooling E breeze 22c. Sightings with Brenda.
17 Little Egret 8 Grey Heron 8 Lapwing 2 Little Ringed Plover (LDHC. East end. ) 1 Kestrel 3 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier 10 Common Tern (At least.) 1 Black Swan (LDHC. ) 50 Linnet (Flock, Billets Farm.) 6 Swallow 3 Stock Dove (Billets Farm.) 5 Skylark (Juveniles.) [David Hale]

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Wednesday 21 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 08:45, Selected highlights
6 Cattle Egret (5 adults in breeding plumage and 1 juvenile) 1 Great White Egret 2 Bullfinch (Male and Female) 1 Oystercatcher 3 Mandarin Duck (Eclipse drakes) [Steve Grimwade]

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Tuesday 13 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 14:15, Overcast and warm
1 Common Sandpiper (LBC) 1 Reed Warbler 5 Whitethroat (+) 20 Common Tern (+) 2 Corn Bunting (Billets screen) 30 Linnet (+) 1 Great White Egret (on far bank from Island Hide) 4 Egyptian Goose 1 Mandarin Duck (LBC) 1 Cetti's Warbler (LDLH) 1 Black Swan [Ben Mapp]

Abberton Reservoir 09:45 to 14:45, Dry, cloudy, light N breeze. Max 26c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Mandarin Duck (Female. LBC.) 11 Grey Heron (LBC.) 14 Little Egret (LBC.) 1 Kingfisher (LBC.) 20 Swallow (Circa. ) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Juveniles. Billets Farm Screen.) 10 Skylark (Some Juveniles. Billets & LDHC.) 1 Great White Egret (LDHC, large Egret, large yellow dagger bill.) 4 Whitethroat 21 Shoveler (LBC.) 1 Black Swan (LDHC.) 10 Common Tern (Circa.) 2 Common Sandpiper (LBC.) 2 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female. LBC.) [David Hale]

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Sunday 11 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 12:45, Overcast, warm
1 Common Sandpiper (LBC) 3 Egyptian Goose (LBC) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (LBC) 3 Grey Heron (LBC) 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 - LBC; 2 - LDHC) 2 Pied Wagtail (LDHC) 1 Little Egret (LDHC) 2 Little Ringed Plover (pair still nesting LDHC) [Paul Everett]

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Saturday 10 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 08:25, Selected highlights
2 Kingfisher 2 Cetti's Warbler 1 Red-necked Grebe (Summer plumage adult still present) 1 Mandarin Duck (Eclipse drake) 1 Ruddy Shelduck 1 Barn Owl 1 Corn Bunting 4 Common Sandpiper [Steve Grimwade]

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Friday 09 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 14:45, Dry, light breeze, warm. Sun & cloud. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Common Sandpiper (LBC.) 1 Goldeneye (Female, LBC.) 30 Pochard (Both Causeways.) 30 Gadwall (Plus.) 13 Little Egret 13 Grey Heron 1 Swallow (LDHC.) 15 Common Tern (At least. ) 10 Skylark 1 Whitethroat (LBC.) 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female. Billets screen.) 4 Linnet 20 Pied Wagtail (Plus. Many juveniles.) 1 Great White Egret (LBC. Water behind concrete wall. Large Egret, yellow dagger bill. ) 6 Lapwing (LBC, flyovers.) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (LBC.) 11 Egyptian Goose 1 Little Ringed Plover (LDHC.) [David Hale]

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
5 Common Sandpiper (LB WE under trees) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Layer bretton ) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Layer bretton ) 1 Mandarin Duck (Eclipse male LB W) [Stephen Entwistle]

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Monday 05 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 10:00,
1 Red-necked Grebe (Still viewable from LBC between causeways towards northern edge of water.) [John Thorogood]

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Sunday 04 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 05:15 to 09:00,
1 Red-necked Grebe (LBC - close in at 6am) 1 Green Sandpiper (LBC) 1 Buzzard (LBC - over N mobbed by crows) 2 Turtle Dove (LdlHC- wood at northern end) 1 Goldeneye (LBC - female) 1 Little Ringed Plover (LdlHC - adult) 1 Common Sandpiper (LdlHC) 3 Oystercatcher (LdlHC) 2 Lapwing (Wig Bay) 3 Greenshank (Wig Bay) 1 Yellowhammer (Wig Bay - singing male) 1 Reed Bunting (Wig Bay - singing male) 1 Corn Bunting (Wig Bay - singing male) [Tony Kennelly]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 13:00, Sunny at times with a heavy rain shower. Water level very high.
1 Great White Egret (From LB causeway, E side) 1 Little Egret 5 Grey Heron 50 Common Tern (Estimate) 1 Arctic Tern (From Island Hide) 1 Egyptian Goose (LB causeway) 2 Corn Bunting (1 singing by main car park, 1 on reserve) 3 Reed Bunting (singing) 1 Yellowhammer (singing) 1 Lesser Whitethroat (singing) 1 Cetti's Warbler (snatch of song by LB causeway) 1 Little Ringed Plover (LDLH causeway) [Simon Banks]

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:00, Partly Cloudy - Wind moderate South Westerly -20c
1 Red-necked Grebe (Layer Breton Causeway - Middle section (Left hand side)) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Sparrowhawk (Layer Breton Causeway, Yellow-billed Pintail - Layer Breton Causeway -Escaped from??) [Mick Woodruff]

Abberton Reservoir 16:30 to 17:00,
1 Red-necked Grebe (From LBC) 2 Greenshank (Wig Bay) [Marsh Stitchman]

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Saturday 03 Jul

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 10:15,
1 Red-necked Grebe (Full summer LDLH west seen by CHRIS) [Stephen Entwistle]

Abberton Reservoir 11:45 to 11:50,
1 Red-necked Grebe (Now closer to LB on left hand side looking back to LDLH seen by JOHN) [Stephen Entwistle]

Abberton Reservoir 16:55 to 19:00, Sunny, warm
6 Little Egret (+) 3 Grey Heron 4 Pied Wagtail (+ juveniles) 1 Yellow Wagtail 8 Egyptian Goose (5 LBC plus 1 Leucistic ? 2 LDHC) 1 Red-necked Grebe (Seen on left from LBC when looking towards LDHC) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (LBC) 2 Little Ringed Plover (Nesting, LDHC) [Paul Everett]

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