Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 27 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:00, Damp, grey, cold and unpleasant, much like the reporter.
1 Spoonbill (Distantly from LDLH causeway.) 9 Great White Egret 1 Smew 44 Goosander 8 Egyptian Goose (one appeared different with mostly white wings in flight) 21 Little Egret [David Allen]

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Monday 26 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 10:15 to 16:15, Dry, light rain from 16 00. Overcast, light E breeze, 8c. Sightings with Brenda from the two Causeway's only.
29 Goosander (14 drakes, 15 females. Very mobile.) 1 Red-breasted Merganser (Female, LDH Causeway.) 3 Smew (1 drake, 2 female. ) 200 Shoveler (Circa.) 5 Great White Egret 2 Black-necked Grebe (LDH Causeway.) 1 Kingfisher (LDH Causeway.) 100 Fieldfare (Circa. Large flock feeding along hedge left of S Martin bank.) 100 Common Gull (Circa, flock on water, W side LB Causeway.) 10 Long-tailed Tit (LB Causeway.) 500 Black-headed Gull (Plus. Birds in feeding frenzy diving like Terns & catching fry. Commotion attracted Goosander etc.) 10 Grey Heron 24 Little Egret 20 Goldeneye (Circa.) 500 Pochard (Plus.) 500 Tufted Duck (Plus.) 3 Buzzard (2 LBC, I on route at Goldhanger.) 1 Jay (LBC.) [David Hale]

Abberton Reservoir 14:45 to 16:15, Raining, grey and cold.
1 Black-necked Grebe (from viewing screen near Billets Farm car park) 2 Slavonian Grebe (from viewing screen near Billets Farm car park) 10 Goosander 5 Great White Egret 4 Smew (all redheads from Layer Breton causeway) 27 Little Egret 8 Dunlin 4 Black-tailed Godwit 310 Lapwing 350 Shoveler [David Allen]

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Sunday 25 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 11:30, Cold and grey
2 Black-necked Grebe (E of LdlH c/way) 7 Great White Egret 2 Smew (E of LB c/way) 5 Goosander (E of LB c/way) [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 12:00, All sightings from Visitor Centre
1 Spoonbill (On point near Wigborough Bay (viewable from Vis Centre) then flew to lagoon at back of reservoir) 3 Great White Egret 2 Black-necked Grebe 4 Goosander [Steve Grimwade]

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Saturday 24 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 15:15, Grey and overcast, cold
1 Smew (Redhead E of LB c/way) 3 Black-necked Grebe (East of LdlH causeway) 40 Goosander (35 W of LdlH c/way and 5 East of LB c/way) 7 Great White Egret (1 E & 2 W of Ldlh c/way, 2 Wigborough Bay, 2 E of LB c/way) 7 Goldeneye 2 Ruff 1 Dunlin [Sean Nixon]

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Friday 23 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 12:30 to 13:00, Dry and still, slightly overcast
1 Spoonbill (On spit opposite centre.) 2 Stonechat (On wire fencing by visitor centre pond.) 30 Goosander (East side of ldlh causeway) 2 Great White Egret (Noted from billets farm hide.) [Paul Saward]

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 12:30, Drab,misty at distance
3 Smew (Redheads LBC east) 31 Goosander (LBC) 1 Greenshank (LDLH) 1 Black-necked Grebe (East LDLH) 6 Great White Egret (Scattered on reservoir) 10 Ruff (Wig bay) 10 Golden Plover (Wig bay) 12 Dunlin (Wig bay) 2 Black-tailed Godwit (LDLH) 20 Long-tailed Tit (Probably more along bushes Billets) [Barbara Leport]

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Tuesday 20 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 14:00, Not at all warm
12 Goosander (7 male, 5 female East of LDH causeway) 2 Goldeneye [Graham Upton]

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Saturday 17 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 15:45 to 16:15, Sunny
1 Long-tailed Duck (Female east of LDLH Causeway) 2 Goosander 3 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough Bay) 3 Great White Egret (From LDLH Cauesway) [Thomas Gilbert]

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 14:00, sunny, windy
3 Slavonian Grebe (Billets Farm Screen) 2 Black-necked Grebe (Billets Farm Screen; potentially a third from LdlH c'way) 6 Great White Egret (at least) 1 Long-tailed Duck (LdLHC) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (male + 3 female LdlHC) 3 Bewick's Swan (adult + 2 juveniles) 3 Ruff (at least) 15 Dunlin (Billets Farm ) [Mark Gregory]

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 15:15, SE breeze, sunny and cool
5 Great White Egret (1 West of LdlH causeway and 4 Wigborough Bay) 1 Long-tailed Duck (East of LdlH causeway) 4 Red-breasted Merganser (East of ldlH c/way) 3 Bewick's Swan (ad and 2 juvs Wigborough Bay) 2 Black-necked Grebe (East of LdlH c/way) [Sean Nixon]

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Friday 16 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 07:15 to 08:30, Foggy, med visibility. All sightings from LDHC
1 Kingfisher 5 Great White Egret 4 Goldeneye (2m 2f) 2 Egyptian Goose 1 Long-tailed Duck (Female east side) 1 Barn Owl (Flew from post as I pulled up) [Matt Turner]

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Wednesday 14 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 09:50 to 15:15, Dry, sun & cloud, S breeze, 14c. Sightings with Brenda.
3 Bewick's Swan (Adult & 2 juveniles. Wig Bay) 60 Pintail (Plus. Wig Bay.) 9 Goosander (2 drakes, 7 females. Mobile. ) 2 Black-necked Grebe (LDH Causeway, East side.) 15 Egyptian Goose 15 Goldeneye (Circa.) 5 Great White Egret 11 Grey Heron 11 Little Egret 20 Golden Plover (Circa. Wig Bay.) 1 Spoonbill (From visitor Centre.) 2 Ruff (Wig Bay.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (Circa.) 2 Buzzard (Hide Bay.) 2 Kestrel 4 Dunlin (Wig Bay.) 200 Lapwing (Circa.) 200 Pochard (Plus.) [David Hale]

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 15:30, Sunny and pleasant.
5 Black-necked Grebe (3 from LDLH causeway and 2 from Wigborough Bay car park screen) 6 Great White Egret 410 Golden Plover 420 Lapwing 120 Pintail 36 Ringed Plover (Wigborough Bay) 20 Dunlin 10 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Ruff 10 Egyptian Goose 4 Corn Bunting 1 Long-tailed Duck (Others said they saw two) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On pumping station) 1 Scaup (female LDLH causeway) [David Allen]

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Monday 12 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 13:15, sunny with light SSW wind
1 Long-tailed Duck (another seen by others inc. Stuart Reed. From LDLH) 2 Common Scoter (East of LDLH causeway) 2 Black-necked Grebe (East of LDLH causeway) 5 Great White Egret (Seen between causeways and east of LDLH) 1 Spoonbill (East of LDLH) 1 Marsh Harrier (East of LDLH) [Peter Triston]

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