Date Details Sitename
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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Monday 04 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 16:03, Drizzly all day and vile.
2 Long-tailed Duck 2 Black-necked Grebe 3 Great White Egret 1 Marsh Harrier 3 Smew (One male) 2 Buzzard [David Allen]

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Sunday 03 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:00, Sunny
1 Barn Owl (Hunting around the visitor centre ) [Yvonne Watling]

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Saturday 02 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:00, Cold
3 Smew 3 Great White Egret 10 Goosander 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Buzzard 3 Marsh Harrier 2 Scaup 3 Black-necked Grebe 2 Stonechat [Yvonne Watling]

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Monday 28 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 13:30, sunny with breeze
1 Black-necked Grebe 2 Scaup 4 Smew 5 Goldeneye 4 Goosander 4 Egyptian Goose [Paul Chamberlain]

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Wednesday 23 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 09:15 to 11:45,
3 Great White Egret (or more, between causeways) 30 Goosander (circa, mostly near LDLH causeway) 2 Long-tailed Duck (from Island Hide) 3 Black-necked Grebe (near raft between Island and Bay hides) 1 Scaup (fem, on N side W of LDLH causeway) 30 Egyptian Goose (circa, several places) [Paul Gymer]

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