Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 21 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 16:30 to 16:45,
3 Smew (2 males, 1 female Layer Breton then flew east towards visitor centre at dusk) 2 Water Rail (Calling from reedbeds west of Layer Breton causeway) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir
Tuesday 20 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:30, slightly overcast with sunny intervals very cold
Bittern (LBC BY WEIR ON SOUTH WEST SIDE) 3 Smew (LBC (2 DRAKES) ) Grey Wagtail (LBC) Goldeneye (LBC (DRAKE)) [Peter Triston]

Abberton Reservoir
Monday 19 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 16:15 to 16:35, Overcast
3 Smew (2 males, 1 female W of Layer Breton causeway) 3 Goosander (2 males, 1 female W of Layer Breton causeway) Bittern (W of Layer Breton causeway) [Robin Burrough]

Abberton Reservoir
Sunday 18 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 16:40,
3 Smew (2 drakes) 3 Marsh Harrier Merlin 2 Buzzard Barn Owl 6 Ruff Redshank Red-breasted Merganser (drake only) Rock Pipit Water Rail Little Owl Black-tailed Godwit 3 Curlew 35 Pintail 4 Shelduck 2 Peregrine Falcon Stonechat 40 Linnet 2 Goosander [Daryl Rhymes]

Abberton Reservoir
Saturday 17 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 16:00,
2 Bittern (West end from Layer Breton causeway) Barn Owl (From visitor centre) Peregrine Falcon (Female from visitor centre) 2 Marsh Harrier Buzzard 2 Green Sandpiper (From visitor centre) 2 Stonechat (Carpark) 3 Smew (2 males 1 female from Layer Breton causeway) Scaup (Female from visitor centre (morning only)) Rock Pipit (Layer de la Haye causeway) 2 Ruff (From visitor centre) 11 Snipe (Layer Breton causeway) 12 Egyptian Goose Redshank (Layer de la Haye causeway) 10 Dunlin 9 Curlew Goosander (Female at west end) [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 16 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 13:30,
3 Smew (2 drakes) [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 09 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 15:30, WINDY AND OVERCAST
Scaup (FEMALE EAST OF LDLH CAUSEWAY) 3 Smew (EAST OF LBC 2No DRAKES) [Peter Triston]

Abberton Reservoir
Wednesday 07 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 11:15 to 13:00, Cloudy with light wind
3 Smew (Two drakes and a redhead, west of Layer Breton causeway.) Peregrine Falcon (On pylon, west of Layer Breton causeway.) Bittern (Emerging from reeds west of Layer Breton causeway.) Stonechat (Male by Visitors Centre) Rock Pipit (On Layer-de-la-Haye causeway.) 4 Goosander (Two pairs by dam, viewed from Church.) 200 Golden Plover (Approx) 2 Marsh Harrier [Stewart Belfield]

Abberton Reservoir
Tuesday 06 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 11:30, DULL AND MISTY
9 Bewick's Swan (PELDON BAY ) 6 Goosander (FROM ABBERTON CHURCH) 3 Smew (WEST OF LBC CAUSEWAY 2 MALES ) 13 Redwing (ABBERTON VILLAGE IN FIELD TO FINGRINGHOE) 70 Fieldfare (+, ABBERTON VILLAGE IN FIELD TO FINGRINGHOE) [Peter Triston]

Abberton Reservoir
Sunday 04 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 11:00, Fog
Sparrowhawk Grey Heron [Simon Gooderham]

Abberton Reservoir 08:30 to 15:30, fog
Bittern Bewick's Swan (adult) Rock Pipit Kingfisher Grey Wagtail 5 Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper 2 Goldcrest Water Rail 10 Goosander 3 Smew (2 males) Yellow-legged Gull (adult) [Daryl Rhymes]

Abberton Reservoir