Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 28 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 14:30, Sunny, but cold with stiff wind
1 Hen Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon 64 Corn Bunting [Sean Nixon]

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Saturday 25 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 15:00,
5 Great White Egret 1 Grey Wagtail 600 Jackdaw 2 Green Woodpecker 3 Long-tailed Duck 6 Marsh Harrier (One adult female sat on a Teal for 5 minutes in deep water. When it flew off with the Teal, the duck was still alive and escaped. A very lucky duck!) 57 Goosander 2 Scaup 3 Redshank 6 Bewick's Swan (4 adults Wigborough Bay, 2 in Hide Bay) 7 Egyptian Goose 3 Smew (Redheads) 15 White-fronted Goose 15 Shelduck 8 Stonechat (4 pairs) 800 Lapwing 1 Black-throated Diver 53 Skylark 2 Buzzard 2 Woodcock 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male) 68 Corn Bunting 8 Kestrel 2 Bullfinch 2 Whooper Swan (On water from Layer Breton cway then flew southwest to fields) 1 Ring-necked Duck (Drake) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 15:30, Dry, overcast, cold S breeze, 6c. Sightings with Brenda, both causeways & Billets Farm only.
1 Ring-necked Duck (W side LDHC. See photo.) 2 Long-tailed Duck (1 each side of LDHC.) 15 Goosander (Possibly more. ) 100 Tufted Duck (Plus.) 25 Gadwall (Circa.) 30 Goldeneye (Plus.) 1 Black-throated Diver (From Billets Farm Screen. Good views.) 100 Teal (At least.) 50 Shoveler (Circa.) 100 Wigeon (Plus) 3 Pintail (1 drake, 2 female.) 1 Smew (Female, LDHC.) 1 Scaup (Female. LDHC.) 3 Great White Egret (Large yellow dagger bill, tall large Egret.) 5 Grey Heron 40 Common Gull (Plus, LBC.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, LDHC.) 3 Kestrel 2 Buzzard 500 Lapwing (Plus.) 100 Golden Plover (Fly over's with Lapwing, Billets Farm.) 1 Stonechat (Male. B F screen.) 500 Starling 20 Jackdaw (Plus.) 100 Rook (Circa.) 15 White-fronted Goose (Fields approaching LBC.) [David Hale]

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Friday 24 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 13:15 to 13:15, Layer Breton cway only
15 White-fronted Goose 3 Smew (Redheads) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 15:00, Light drizzle, misty and grey
1 Hen Harrier 2 Bewick's Swan 2 Long-tailed Duck 51 Corn Bunting 10 Yellowhammer 15 White-fronted Goose [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir
Wednesday 22 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 13:00, Overcast, cool, little breeze, misty viewing.
1 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough bay) 1 Great White Egret (South end of lbc) 1 Buzzard (South end of lbc, perched in tree) 14 White-fronted Goose (South end lbc) 20 Red-breasted Merganser (East of ldlhc.) 1 Scaup (Female, east of ldlhc) [Paul Saward]

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Tuesday 21 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 12:30 to 13:30, Cold still sunny. Much ice LBC end
3 Long-tailed Duck (East of LDHC) 1 Scaup (F. East of LDHC) 1 Great White Egret 1 Green Sandpiper (on LDHC wall est side) 50 Goldeneye (Wigborogh bay and Est of LDHC) [David Dives]

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Sunday 19 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 10:30,
2 Whooper Swan (LBC flew to W) 16 White-fronted Goose (Fields to SW of LBC) 3 Smew (LBC Red heads) 1 Water Rail (Heard calling LBC) 4 Bewick's Swan (Wig bay) 1 Buzzard (Wig bay) 1 Golden Plover (With 100 lapwing wig bay) 2 Stonechat (Pair billets farm screen) 1 Swallow (LdlHC) 1 Chiffchaff (Trees W of LdlHC) 2 Great White Egret (Trees W of LdlHC) 3 Long-tailed Duck (E of LdlHC) 1 Black-throated Diver (E of LdlHC) 1 Green Sandpiper (LdlHC) 1000 Teal 500 Wigeon 4 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Goosander (LdlH) 1 Marsh Harrier (M LdlH) 50 Great Crested Grebe (2 in breeding plumage) [Tony Kennelly]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:00, Sunny and bright, light breeze, chilly.
1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail hunting over fields around Abberton Church. ) 50 Corn Bunting (Being spooked by hen harrier. ) 4 Stonechat 6 Yellowhammer 1 Pintail (Male in with wigeon) 20 Wigeon 1 Great White Egret 1 Kestrel 4 Goosander 1 Green Woodpecker 4 Meadow Pipit [Kevin Colling]

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Saturday 18 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 12:30, bright and sunny
15 White-fronted Goose (Layer Breton c/way [13 adults]) 4 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough Bay) 6 Egyptian Goose (3 pairs) 10 Pintail 170 Goldeneye (+) 9 Goosander 5 Great White Egret 2 Oystercatcher 3 Redshank 60 Skylark (+, VC & Billets) 1 Swallow 1 Mistle Thrush 2 Stonechat (pair Billets screen) 20 Meadow Pipit (+, Billets) [Martin Peers]

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Sunday 12 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 15:30, Sunny and windy
5 Great White Egret 1 White-fronted Goose 4 Bewick's Swan (Wig bay) 2 Cattle Egret (Field next to school Lane viewed from wig screen ) 5 Pintail 1 Black-throated Diver (Wig bay) 1 Swallow 2 Scaup 3 Long-tailed Duck 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Black Swan 100 Goldeneye [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 15:15 to 16:15, Abberton Church. Cold, clear.
1 Smew (one redhead near the weir) 15 Goosander 1 Yellowhammer 60 Lapwing [David Allen]

Abberton Reservoir
Saturday 11 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 15:45,
1 Cattle Egret (Billets Farm) 1 Black-throated Diver (Billets Farm Screen) 1 Swallow (Billets Farm and Layer de la Haye causeway) 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail, Billets Farm Screen) 4 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough Bay) 1 Scaup (drake, Layer de la Haye causeway) 2 Smew (redheads, Layer Breton causeway) 6 White-fronted Goose (+, field south of Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Long-tailed Duck (Layer de la Haye Causeway) 2 Marsh Harrier (male and female) [Simon Satchell]

Abberton Reservoir 12:45 to 16:00, Blustery and grey
1 Cattle Egret 2 Great White Egret 2 Scaup 1 Smew 11 White-fronted Goose 68 Corn Bunting (+) 10 Yellowhammer 1 Swallow [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 10 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 15:30, Clear bright sunny day. Wind North Westerly light
1 Swallow (LDLH Causeway) 3 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH Causeway) 2 Scaup (LDLH Causeway 1 male+1 female) 1 Black-throated Diver (Island Hide) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Bay hide bay) 1 Marsh Harrier (Gwen's Hide 1 male) 10 Fieldfare (Reserve) 2 Great White Egret (Bay hide bay) [Mick Woodruff]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 12:00, Dry with cool breeze
3 Great White Egret (1 Breton/1Layer/1Wig Bay) 1 Swallow (Still feeding along LDLH causeway) 3 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH causeway) 10 Goosander (LDLH) 1 Cattle Egret (with sheep Billets farm) 4 Bewick's Swan (Wigbourgh Bay) 1 Smew (LDLH) 10 White-fronted Goose (Field near LB causeway) [Barbara Leport]

Abberton Reservoir