Date Details Sitename
Sunday 03 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 16:00, Calm
8 Black-tailed Godwit 5 Goosander 3 Buzzard 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Dunlin 15 Golden Plover 20 Ruff 1 Sparrowhawk 5 Stonechat 1 Long-tailed Duck 2 Great White Egret 20 Goldeneye 1 Pintail 20 Egyptian Goose 10 Wigeon [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 16:00, Grey, but mild and still
1 Ring-necked Duck (Drake E of LdlH c/way) 4 Great White Egret 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Goosander 15 Goldeneye [Sean Nixon]

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Saturday 02 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 15:30, Windy
5 Great White Egret 8 Goosander 10 Goldeneye 6 Wigeon 2 Stonechat 12 Skylark 2 Kestrel 2 Marsh Harrier [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 15:00, Overcast With heavy showers AM. Moderate to Fresh South Westerly wind.. 12c
2 Little Grebe (LBC) 6 Great White Egret (Bay Hide) 6 Wigeon (At least LDLH Causeway) 20 Goldeneye (At least) 1 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH Causeway) 7 Goosander (LDLH Causeway 4 Females 3 Males) 1 Shelduck (Wigbourgh Bay Viewing Hide) 1 Sparrowhawk (Male - Old Road) 2 Marsh Harrier (Gwens Hide) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male - Bay Hide) 4 Ringed Plover (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 13 Black-tailed Godwit (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 3 Green Sandpiper (Bay Hide) 1 Redshank (LDLH Causeway) 9 Dunlin (Bay Hide / Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 2 Fieldfare (LDLH Causeway) 1 Stonechat (Gwens Hide (60 species today at Abberton Reservoir)) [Mick Woodruff]

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Monday 28 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 14:30, Sunny, bright conditions, slight breeze.
1 Long-tailed Duck (Viewed from LDLH causeway, quite distant.) [Paul Saward]

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 16:00, Cold
2 Great White Egret 20 Egyptian Goose 1 Long-tailed Duck (Ldlh causeway ) 2 Stonechat 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Lesser Whitethroat 500 Cormorant 1 Meadow Pipit 1 Cetti's Warbler 3 Goldeneye 20 Pintail [Yvonne Watling]

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Sunday 27 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 09:50 to 10:30, bright but cold and breezy, birds of note from LDLH causeway
1 Long-tailed Duck 2 Goosander (redheads) 1 Great White Egret 1 Goldeneye (male) [Ashley Gooding]

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Saturday 19 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 16:00, Sunny
6 Great White Egret 7 Goldeneye 6 Goosander 2 Marsh Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon 1 Ruff 1 Redshank 1 Snipe 15 Egyptian Goose 2 Stonechat 1 Wheatear 1 Long-tailed Duck [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 16:00,
1 Little Grebe (LBC) 10 Little Egret (At least) 4 Great White Egret (At least) 1 Long-tailed Duck (Female - In front of Visitors Centre) 6 Goosander (LBC - All females) 2 Shelduck (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 2 Egyptian Goose (LDLH Causeway) 1 Black Swan (Billets Farm) 2 Buzzard (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female - Billets Farm) 6 Golden Plover (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 16 Black-tailed Godwit (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide) 1 Green Sandpiper (LDLHC Causeway) 1 Redshank (LDLHC Causeway) 6 Ruff (Wigbourgh Bay viewing hide - At least) 1 Green Woodpecker (At least - Reserve) 1 Wheatear (Female-Tern Raft,front of Gwen's Hide) 3 Fieldfare (Wild Wood) 2 Stonechat (Front of Visitors Centre) 2 Cetti's Warbler (LBC 1 sighting+1 calling) 3 Goldcrest (Old Road - At Least 3) 2 Grey Wagtail (LBC) 1 Yellowhammer (LBC) 1 Kingfisher (LBC ( 65 species sighted today ) [Mick Woodruff]

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Friday 18 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 09:30 to 11:30, Overcaste, with sun breaking through. SW breeze
1 Ring Ouzel (1W male in Wild wood) 3 Song Thrush 37 Stock Dove 1 Buzzard 1 Great White Egret [Sean Nixon]

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Tuesday 15 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 14:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light breeze. Max 24c. Sightings with Brenda.
5 Goosander (Females, VC side of LDHC.) 2 Goldeneye (Pair. Today's sightings from both causeways & Billets Farm screen.) 100 Pochard (At least.) 200 Teal (Circa.) 200 Shoveler (At least.) 200 Tufted Duck (At least.) 4 Great White Egret (Between causeways.) 12 Little Egret 3 Grey Heron 1 Green Sandpiper (Billets Farm screen.) 20 Meadow Pipit 200 Goldfinch (Circa. 2 Large flocks of 100 plus. B F screen.) 20 Pied Wagtail (Circa.) 6 Skylark (B F screen.) 1 Jay 1 Grey Wagtail (LBC overflow.) 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Robin 100 Starling (Circa.) [David Hale]

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Saturday 12 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 09:45 to 15:30, Constant light rain, calm, 14c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Long-tailed Duck (Gwens hide.) 2 Egyptian Goose (Gwens hide.) 1 Wheatear (On Tern raft, Gwens hide.) 2 Swallow (Gwens hide, heading South.) 7 Great White Egret (4 LBC, 3 Billets Screen. Large Egrets, yellow dagger bill, towering over Little Egrets.) 13 Little Egret 30 Common Gull (Circa. ) 40 Great Black-backed Gull (Circa. With Common Gull on shore between Gwens & Island hides.) 15 Pintail (Circa, Billets Screen.) 43 Goldeneye (Rafts of 25 & 18, Island hide. ) 500 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 50 Pochard (Circa.) 300 Shoveler (Circa.) 200 Teal (At least.) 25 Lapwing (Plus.) 30 Meadow Pipit (Circa.) 50 Goldfinch (Plus, Gwens hide.) 1 Redshank (LDHC.) 1 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon (New Bay hide.) 2 Kestrel 5 Grey Heron 20 Great Crested Grebe (Circa.) 2 Stonechat (Pair.) 7 Skylark (Gwens hide.) [David Hale]

Abberton Reservoir 13:00 to 15:30, Raining with slight breeze
2 Grey Wagtail 4 Great White Egret 5 Ruff 2 Goosander 1 Redshank 2 Stonechat 1 Long-tailed Duck 10 Pintail 20 Great Crested Grebe 200 Cormorant 2 Kestrel 1 Peregrine Falcon [Yvonne Watling]

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Thursday 10 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 10:30 to 12:00, All seen from visitor centre
3 Spoonbill (1st years flew in from west and roosted in front of Gwen’s hide then flew east) 5 Great White Egret 1 Marsh Harrier (Adult male) 4 Kestrel [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 13:00, Sunny, calm
3 Spoonbill [paul jeffs]

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Sunday 06 Oct

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 16:15, Grey and breezy
10 Great White Egret (West of LdlH c/way) [Sean Nixon]

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