Date Details Sitename
Sunday 17 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Sunny
8 Smew 5 Great White Egret 3 Snipe 1 Scaup 3 Black-necked Grebe 1 Long-tailed Duck 2 Goosander 1 Ring-necked Duck 5 Skylark 1 Pintail 15 Curlew 1 Redshank 7 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 09:20 to 13:30,
9 Smew (1 drake, 7 redheads west of Layer Breton Causeway. 1 drake Layer de la Haye Causeway, flew to Wigborough Bay.) 5 Snipe (4 Layer Breton Causeway, 1 Layer de la Haye Causeway) 1 Water Rail (Heard, Layer Breton Causeway) 2 Cetti's Warbler (1 heard at each causeway) 1 Black-necked Grebe 2 Long-tailed Duck 6 Scaup (including 2 ad drake and a 1st winter drake) 1 Ring-necked Duck (West of Layer de la Haye Causeway) [Simon Satchell]

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Thursday 14 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 13:30, Sunny and clear.
3 Great White Egret 5 Scaup (2 males) 2 Long-tailed Duck 3 Black-necked Grebe 8 Egyptian Goose 2 Corn Bunting (Abberton Church) 4 Yellowhammer (Abberton Church) 5 Goosander 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Kestrel 2 Green Woodpecker 40 Shoveler 2 Skylark 1 Reed Bunting 1 Little Egret [David Allen]

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Wednesday 13 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 17:15,
1 Barn Owl 2 Long-tailed Duck 5 Black-necked Grebe 6 Scaup 3 Great White Egret [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 08:45 to 10:45,
60 Corn Bunting (On wires at Abberton Church) 4 Smew (Male and 3 redheads Layer Breton) [Barbara Leport]

Abberton Reservoir 10:20 to 16:45, Dry, sun & cloud, cool SW breeze, max 10c. Sightings with Brenda.
5 Scaup (3 male 2 female, LDH Causeway.) 2 Long-tailed Duck (LDH Causeway.) 20 Pintail (Circa.) 100 Teal (Plus.) 100 Shoveler (Plus.) 50 Gadwall (Plus.) 50 Mute Swan (Plus.) 100 Pochard (Plus.) 8 Goosander (5 male, 3 female. Hide Bay hide.) 1 Ruff (LDH.) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (LDH.) 9 Smew (1 Drake, 8 females. LBC.) 200 Wigeon (At least.) 100 Lapwing (Circa.) 2 Buzzard (All Raptors from New Bay hide.) 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Kestrel 1 Marsh Harrier (Male, hovered over a Teal that dived to escape, only to be taken when it surfaced. M Harrier stayed on the Teal, drowning it before lifting off with its kill.) 100 Tufted Duck (Plus.) 1 Great White Egret (LDH Causeway, distant.) 1 Little Egret 2 Shelduck (LBC.) 20 Goldeneye (Circa.) 6 Skylark (LDH Causeway.) [David Hale]

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Tuesday 12 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:45 to 13:30, sunny with breeze
4 Scaup 2 Long-tailed Duck 1 Black-necked Grebe 4 Goldeneye [Paul Chamberlain]

Abberton Reservoir 17:00 to 17:15, Still and cool
6 Black-necked Grebe (E of LDLH c/way) 2 Long-tailed Duck 2 Scaup [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir
Monday 11 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 16:30 to 17:00, Still, cold and bright
1 Scaup (Drake E of Ldlh c/way) 2 Long-tailed Duck (E of LdlH c/way) 2 Black-necked Grebe 1 Ring-necked Duck (W of LdlH c/way) [Sean Nixon]

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Sunday 10 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:30 to 12:45, Very cold and windy - Highlights from 39 species seen
6 Scaup (3 pairs E of LDLH) 20 Goldeneye (At least) 2 Smew (Redheads W of Layer Breton) 3 Goosander (2 drakes and 1 female E of LDLH) 6 Pheasant 1 Black-necked Grebe (Viewed from visitor centre in front of Gwen's Hide although distant) 1 Great White Egret (LDLH between causeways) 1 Skylark 1 Wren 8 Chaffinch 1 Reed Bunting (Female on feeders) [Ben Mapp]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Blustery NW wind, grey and drizzle, brightening mid-afternoon
8 Scaup (3 ad drakes, 1 first-winter drake, 1 first-winter female, 3 ad female E of LdlH c/way) 3 Black-necked Grebe (E of ldlH c/way) 5 Goosander 4 Smew (incl 1 drake) 2 Great White Egret 1 Ruff (Billets farm) 28 Golden Plover (Billets) 140 Lapwing (Billets) [Sean Nixon]

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Saturday 09 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
3 Black-necked Grebe (East of LDLH) 1 Long-tailed Duck 5 Scaup 1 Redshank [Richard Allen]

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Friday 08 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 10:00, Grey and very blustery
1 Long-tailed Duck (Immature drake E of LdlH c/way) 4 Smew (incl 1 drake LB c/way) 5 Goosander 2 Great White Egret [Sean Nixon]

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Wednesday 06 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 11:00,
1 Ring-necked Duck (Immature? drake west of Layer de la Haye cway with Aythya flock) 8 Scaup (2 drakes west of LDLH cway, 1 drake, 1st winter drake & 4 female/juv east of LDLH cway) 2 Long-tailed Duck (east of LDLH cway) 2 Black-necked Grebe (east of LDLH cway) 6 Smew (1 drake and 5 redheads west of Layer Breton cway) 2 Kingfisher 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Redshank 1 Green Sandpiper 2 Black-tailed Godwit 34 Goosander 5 Great White Egret 3 Corn Bunting (singing males Billetts Farm) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 15:15, from causeways
100 Lapwing (+) 8 Scaup (2 ad male, 1 imm male, 5 female) 2 Long-tailed Duck 1 Black-necked Grebe 1 Ring-necked Duck 1 Marsh Harrier (ad female) 6 Smew (1 male, 5 redhead) [Liz Huxley]

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Tuesday 05 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:30 to 13:30, Drizzly
1 Ring-necked Duck 3 Great White Egret 5 Scaup (One male.) 1 Black Swan 5 Smew (One male) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) [David Allen]

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