Date Details Sitename
Friday 19 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 16:30, Sunny and warm some cloud cover, no wind lovely afternoon.
2 Great White Egret (Seen from LDH Causeway in close fishing well) 1 Redshank 8 Black-tailed Godwit 10 Great Crested Grebe 1 Tufted Duck (Too many to count) 7 Little Egret 20 Linnet (Seen from Abberton Church ) 12 Yellowhammer (In hedgerow along path to screens from Abb Church ) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (In Abberton church yard) 50 Wigeon (Aprox count from screens) 40 Starling (On power lines from Abberton church) [Paul Fletcher]

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Tuesday 16 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 16:00, Very warm and Sunny with light breeze
2 Marsh Harrier (One male and one female/imm) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Perched in dead tree along old road route ) 1 Greenshank (LBC) 195 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay) 12 Ruff (Wig Bay) 500 Lapwing (Estimate of number seen from EWT Reserve and Wig Bay) [John Thorogood]

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Thursday 11 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 15:00, Windy
1 Peregrine Falcon (1 Lbc,1 From Church) 10 Great White Egret (x4 LBC,x4 LDLH,1 Wig Bay,1Hide Bay) 1 Ruff (LBC) 1 Green Sandpiper (LBC) 1 Greenshank (LBC) 150 Black-tailed Godwit (Est count Wig Bay) 100 Pintail (Est count Wig Bay) 200 Great Crested Grebe (+ plenty more mainly from Church) 6 Yellowhammer (Church) 1 Corn Bunting (Church) [Barbara Leport]

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Tuesday 09 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 10:30, from Abberton Church
35 Corn Bunting 1 Marsh Harrier (ad male) 1 Grey Plover 1 Rock Pipit (flew over calling) 1 Sparrowhawk (ad f) [Richard Allen]

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 13:00, sunny
19 Egyptian Goose 140 Pintail 430 Great Crested Grebe (+) 10 Little Grebe 6 Great White Egret (Wig Bay 4; Hide Bay 2) 5 Kestrel (1 first winter bird) 550 Lapwing (+) 1 Grey Plover (Abberton church) 8 Ringed Plover 125 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Greenshank 14 Ruff 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Whitethroat (alarm calls) 150 Linnet (Billets Farm) 2 Brambling (over and calling) 8 Yellowhammer (Abberton church) 30 Corn Bunting (+ Abberton church) [Martin Peers]

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Friday 05 Oct

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

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Thursday 04 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 16:00, Cloud lifting to mainly sunny; light winds
4 Great White Egret (2 in Wigborough bay; 2 from LBC) 1 Ring-necked Duck (male from LdlHC towards centre in tufted duck/pochard flock) 20 Egyptian Goose 6 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (male) 1 Green Sandpiper 5 Snipe 8 Ruff 3 Ringed Plover 1 Green Woodpecker 3 Stonechat 1 Cetti's Warbler [Mark Gregory]

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Monday 01 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 11:30 to 13:00, Cold. Sunny. Very clear.
1 Ferruginous Duck (Hide Bay, asleep) 2 Great White Egret 14 Egyptian Goose 23 Pintail 200 Wigeon 1 Blackcap [David Allen]

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Thursday 27 Sep

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 12:30, sunny with light SW wind
1 Osprey (South shore Peldon Bay (disturbed by ESW workers)) 1 Great White Egret (Between causeways) 2 Kestrel (East of LDLH causeway) [Peter Triston]

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Tuesday 25 Sep

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 09:30, All sightings from Abberton Church, brilliant sunshine
6 Yellowhammer 5 Corn Bunting 1 Little Stint 1 Curlew Sandpiper 4 Snipe 1 Great White Egret (Flew S over visitor centre) [Matt Turner]

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Monday 24 Sep

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:00, Sunny with light northerly wind
1 Grey Phalarope (Between Island hide and Pumping station) 4 Great White Egret (Spread between cuaseways) 1 Peregrine Falcon (NW on Pylon from LBC) 3 Green Sandpiper (East of LBC) [Peter Triston]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 15:30, sunny, some cloudy, NW wind easing; additional sigthings to those reported
5 Great White Egret (fifth bird to those from LdLH from Billets farm screen) 10 Red-crested Pochard (at least Billets Farm screen) 1 Peregrine Falcon (potentially 3 birds; one seen on pylon LBC; one seen towards pumping station; one seen from Billets farm screen) 1 Hobby (Billets Farm screen) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Billets Farm screen) 1 Yellow Wagtail 2 Buzzard 2 Egyptian Goose 9 Linnet 1 Yellowhammer (Billets Farm screen; calling) 1 Green Woodpecker (calling LdLH) 4 Green Sandpiper [Mark Gregory]

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 17:00,
2 Gannet (juveniles seen flying north over dam towards Friday Woods at 8.00am) 1 Mediterranean Gull (adult from Abberton Church) 1 Curlew Sandpiper (from Abberton Church) 1 Little Stint (juvenile from Abberton Church) 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing from Layer de la Haye cway) 2 Peregrine Falcon (Adult male and Adult female seen (1 Dam, 1 Wigborough Bay)) 5 Snipe (Abberton Church) 15 Dunlin (Abberton Church) 67 Ringed Plover (Abberton Church) 120 Black-tailed Godwit 6 Yellowhammer (Abberton Church) 30 Corn Bunting (Abberton Church) 1 Grey Wagtail (Dam) 25 Yellow Wagtail 1 Blackcap 5 Chiffchaff 200 House Martin 12 Sand Martin 70 Swallow 5 Great White Egret 14 Ruff 1 Grey Phalarope (From island hide) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Wigborough Bay) 12 Red-crested Pochard 5 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk 7 Kestrel 1 Mandarin Duck (male from Layer Breton cway then flew west) 4 Green Sandpiper 2 Common Tern 3 Kingfisher [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 16:30, Dry, bright, sun & cloud, cool N breeze. 12c rising to 24c later in the day. Sightings with Brenda.
50 Pintail (plus, Wig Bay.) 2 Shelduck (Wig Bay.) 2 Sparrowhawk (together, Wig Bay.) 30 House Martin (circa, close fly by's, Wig screen.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female, on distant post, Wig Bay.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Wig Bay.) 1 Grey Phalarope (Island Hide.) 20 Swallow (Circa.) 6 Great White Egret 2 Ruff (Hide Bay & Island Hide.) 1 Common Tern (Island Hide.) 1 Kingfisher (LBC.) 30 Meadow Pipit (Circa, New Bay Hide) 4 Yellow Wagtail (With Meadow Pipits.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (circa.) 12 Red-crested Pochard (circa, Wig Bay.) 100 Mute Swan (Plus.) 100 Lapwing (Plus.) 3 Kestrel 1 Jay (Wig Bay.) 3 Egyptian Goose (Wig Bay.) 350 Herring Gull (Roosting on water, LBC on arrival.) [David Hale]

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