Date Site Details
Wednesday 29 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 15:45,
Little Stint (Wigborough lagoon) 34 Ruff 2 Peregrine Falcon (Juveniles) 3 Mediterranean Gull (2 adults 1 first-winter) 2 Common Sandpiper Kingfisher Garganey (Peldon bay) 5 House Martin 8 Swallow 2 Marsh Harrier Red-crested Pochard (Female) Dunlin Caspian Gull (First-winter between causeways) [Daryl Rhymes]

Tuesday 28 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 12:30 to 17:00,
25 Ruff 2 Green Sandpiper 5 Red-crested Pochard (1 drake) 14 Snipe 3 Ringed Plover 28 Great White Egret 2 Stonechat (Pair off Abberton church) 2 Marsh Harrier Dunlin Caspian Gull (1st winter LDLH causeway, flew west) [Daryl Rhymes]

Sunday 26 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 14:45 to 16:00, Fine, overcast with some sunny periods
Buzzard 10 Grey Heron 15 Mallard (+) 40 Little Egret (+) 6 Great Crested Grebe 4 Great White Egret 6 Pied Wagtail (+) 38 Cormorant (+) 24 Mute Swan Lapwing 3 Starling 7 Teal 2 Grey Wagtail 25 Shoveler (+) Common Sandpiper Chiffchaff [Paul Everett]

Saturday 25 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 16:45,
Goosander 2 Goldeneye Peregrine Falcon 2 Kingfisher 5 Grey Wagtail 5 Red-crested Pochard (4 females 1 drake) 24 Great White Egret 2 Wheatear Stonechat Grey Plover 2 Common Tern 3 Common Sandpiper 2 Green Sandpiper 20 Ruff 80 Black-tailed Godwit Dunlin Greenshank 7 Ringed Plover 7 Snipe 3 Marsh Harrier Buzzard Yellow Wagtail Reed Warbler (singing!) 5 Swallow [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 07:00 to 13:30,
Pectoral Sandpiper (Juv in Peldon bay) 2 Dunlin 29 Ruff 110 Black-tailed Godwit Grey Plover (Juvenile) 3 Common Tern 3 Marsh Harrier Goosander 5 Swallow Tree Pipit (Close to Abberton church, flew over calling then dropped in to grass) Coal Tit (Singing Abberton church) Peregrine Falcon Ringed Plover Green Sandpiper 2 Common Sandpiper [Daryl Rhymes]

Friday 24 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 17:15 to 17:30,
Common Sandpiper 3 Great White Egret [Steve Swinney]

Sunday 19 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 09:15, Low water levels & lots of dead fish along the east side of LBC. Are the oxygen levels too low?
40 Little Egret (Probably more, roosting off LBC) 12 Great White Egret (Seen leaving the LBC roost at dawn) Ringed Plover (LBC) Green Sandpiper (LBC) Common Sandpiper (LBC) Marsh Harrier (F billets farm screen) Garganey (Billets farm screen) 60 Pintail (Wig Bay & billets farm) 50 Wigeon (Wig Bay & billets farm) 20 Ruff (Wig Bay view point) Pectoral Sandpiper (Wig Bay view point, feeding with the Ruffs) 2 Yellow Wagtail (Billets farm & Wig Bay) 4 Swallow (Farm south of wig Bay view point) 4 Common Tern (Over LdlHC seen from billets farm) [Tony Kennelly]

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:30,
Garganey (fem type ) 60 Lapwing 14 Black-tailed Godwit 29 Ruff Pectoral Sandpiper (juv.) Greenshank 4 Great White Egret [Marsh Stitchman]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:30, Also Clouded Yellow Lodge Lane
White Stork (Soaring over causeways, presumably the Stanway bird) Pectoral Sandpiper (Juv Wig bay) 32 Ruff 3 Marsh Harrier Peregrine Falcon (Juvenile) 22 Great White Egret 6 Ringed Plover Little Ringed Plover (Juv) 2 Green Sandpiper [Daryl Rhymes]

Saturday 18 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 10:15 to 12:15, sunny, few clouds warm
18 Great White Egret (10 on the causeways, 8 Wigborough bay) Garganey (Wigborough bay) Sparrowhawk (Wigborough bay) Marsh Harrier Mediterranean Gull (first winter - flew north from over LdLH causeway) 2 Green Sandpiper (LB Causeway) Common Sandpiper (LB Causeway) 2 Common Tern [Mark Gregory]

Abberton Reservoir 17:00 to 18:00,
Pectoral Sandpiper (Wigboro Bay) 23 Ruff (Wig Bay) 4 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay) 2 Marsh Harrier (M & cream crown Billets Farm Screen) 100+ Pintail 100+ Wigeon 8 Great White Egret [John Slee]

Wednesday 15 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:35 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
15 Egyptian Goose (Circa. One all white leucistic bird. LBC. ) 15 Wigeon 50 Pintail (Circa) 50 Lapwing (Circa. ) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Wig Bay. ) 17 Ruff (Most from Wig Bay screen. ) Green Sandpiper 2 Wood Sandpiper (Still in front of Billets Farm screen. ) 500 Black-headed Gull (Plus) Common Gull (LDHC. ) 7 Common Tern (LDHC. ) 16 Grey Heron 15 Great White Egret 63 Little Egret 3 Buzzard Short-eared Owl (Abberton Church. Viewing point new fence too high to see over !.) 2 Kestrel Jay 3 Swallow (Wig Bay.) 2 Marsh Harrier (Wig Bay) [David Hale]

Tuesday 14 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:15 to 15:00,
2 Green Sandpiper 3 Common Sandpiper Wood Sandpiper 3 Greenshank 55 Black-tailed Godwit 24 Ruff 3 Snipe Redshank 17 Great White Egret 70 Little Egret 4 Yellow Wagtail Marsh Harrier (Female) 2 Ringed Plover 2 Garganey (From Abberton Church) [Daryl Rhymes]

Monday 13 Sep Abberton Reservoir

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 10:00, Viewing from Abberton Church viewpoint
2 Garganey Pectoral Sandpiper (juvenile) Wood Sandpiper Green Sandpiper 2 Ruff Snipe Little Ringed Plover 2 Ringed Plover 7 Great White Egret Marsh Harrier (juvenile) [Steve Grimwade]