Date Details Sitename
Sunday 26 May

Abberton Reservoir 17:05 to 17:10, warm, overcast, showers.
1 Cattle Egret (Flew into heronry with a little egret, stayed 5 minutes then left flying north.) [David Curle]

Abberton Reservoir 18:30 to 19:30,
2 Nightingale (At least 2 singing near centre entrance) 3 Arctic Tern (Very distant to east of LDHC flying south - pale upperwings with neat black edge to primaries - quicker wingbeats than commons, 95% certain) [Matt Turner]

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Tuesday 21 May

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 16:45, Dry, sun & cloud, E breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
6 Nightingale (Circa. Old road, none seen, very vocal.) 2 Blackcap (Pair. Old road.) 12 Long-tailed Tit (Circa. All juveniles in flock. Old road.) 6 Chiffchaff (Circa. Heard only. Old road.) 1 Buzzard 2 Kestrel 2 Marsh Harrier (Males.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Billets Farm.) 1 Sand Martin (LDH.) 4 Swallow 2 Swift 6 Yellow Wagtail 1 Ring-necked Duck (NE corner of LB Causeway. With small group of Tufted Duck.) 1 Cuckoo (From VC .) 4 Little Grebe 21 Little Egret 12 Grey Heron 10 Skylark (At least.) 1 Kingfisher (NE corner of LB Causeway.) [David Hale]

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Monday 20 May

Abberton Reservoir 18:00 to 19:15, Warm and sunny.
1 Ring-necked Duck (Drake NE LB c/way) 6 Yellow Wagtail 3 Corn Bunting 4 Skylark 1 Marsh Harrier (Male) 1 Buzzard 1 Hobby 1 Willow Warbler 1 Little Ringed Plover 100 Cormorant (+, good numbers of fledged young) [Sean Nixon]

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Sunday 19 May

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 16:00, Mild slight drizzle
1 Little Ringed Plover 2 Goldeneye 5 Yellow Wagtail 1 Cuckoo 1 Hobby 1 Little Gull 2 Black Tern 1 Corn Bunting 1 Nightingale (Heard ) 3 Reed Bunting [Yvonne Watling]

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Friday 17 May

Abberton Reservoir 08:30 to 11:30,
1 Garganey (Male) 1 Cuckoo 2 Nightingale 1 Little Ringed Plover 1 Ringed Plover 800 Swift 3 Corn Bunting 5 Yellow Wagtail 3 Shelduck [Steve Grimwade]

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Thursday 16 May

Abberton Reservoir 17:30 to 18:45, Sunny, but cool E wind
2 Hobby 2 Buzzard 1 Garganey 2 Corn Bunting 5 Yellow Wagtail 100 Swift (circa.) 32 House Martin 10 Swallow 10 Sand Martin 1 Ringed Plover 2 Turnstone 2 Common Sandpiper [Sean Nixon]

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Saturday 11 May

Abberton Reservoir 15:15 to 15:45, Sunny with showers
1 Cattle Egret (West of layer b causeway in heronry) [Ashley Gooding]

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 18:15, Cool and grey, brighter by early evening
1 Whimbrel 1 Ringed Plover 1 Little Ringed Plover 2 Black Tern 5 Yellow Wagtail 100 Swift 25 House Martin 2 Corn Bunting 1 Garganey 1 Cuckoo 1 Garden Warbler 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Willow Warbler 6 Whitethroat 2 Nightingale [Sean Nixon]

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Friday 10 May

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 16:15, Warm and sunny
1 Bonaparte's Gull (Hawking Wig. Bay (same bird)) 2 Garganey (Drakes) [Sean Nixon]

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Tuesday 07 May

Abberton Reservoir 09:15 to 11:15,
2 Black Swan (near Island Hide) 1 Common Sandpiper (LBC) 2 Marsh Harrier (Over visitor centre, flew up very high and disappeared into the cloud) 6 Egyptian Goose (including three goslings) [Paul Gymer]

Abberton Reservoir 17:45 to 20:15, Grey and cool, but lighter wind
19 Black Tern (Wig. bay) 1 Garganey (Drake, Wig. bay) 1 Red-necked Grebe (SP adult Wig. bay (Found by Jeff Delve)) 2 Little Ringed Plover 1 Barn Owl 1 Little Gull (First-summer, Wig. bay) 4 Yellow Wagtail (incl male Channel wagtail) 3 Corn Bunting 100 Swift (plus) 16 House Martin 20 Sand Martin 50 Swallow 2 Hobby [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir 11:58 to 12:08,
1 Little Gull (The gull viewed in front of Island Hide at mid-day, and erroneously reported as the Bonaparte's Gull, was a Little Gull.) [Stewart Belfield]

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Monday 06 May

Abberton Reservoir 17:15 to 19:15, All sightings from LDHC, no sign/sound of Golden Oriole
1 Bonaparte's Gull (Close to causeway, great views) 1 Little Gull (Still east of causeway) 2 Little Ringed Plover (Very close views) 5 Whimbrel (Distant group flying south) 1 Barn Owl 3 Nightingale (At least 3 singing Old Road/NW causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Overhead towards Wig Bay) 1 Cuckoo (Heard) 1 Arctic Tern (Distant between tern island and pump house, ) [Matt Turner]

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 18:30, Bright, but cool
2 Cattle Egret (W of Billets) 1 Golden Oriole (Singing and calling NW of ldlH c/way) 2 Little Ringed Plover 20 Yellow Wagtail (incl. male Channel wagtail) 5 Corn Bunting 3 Lesser Whitethroat 1 Willow Warbler 5 Nightingale 1 Barn Owl [Sean Nixon]

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