Date Details Sitename
Sunday 10 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 14:00, Sunny and windy
3 Smew 1 Long-tailed Duck 3 Scaup 1 Black-necked Grebe [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Sunny and light showers, strong W/NW wind
2 Long-tailed Duck 8 Scaup 1 Black-necked Grebe 3 Smew (incl drake) 1 Great White Egret [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 08 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 10:00, Sunny and mild
7 Scaup 2 Long-tailed Duck 2 Kingfisher 5 Goosander 10 Great Crested Grebe (5 pairs, including a pair displaying W of LB c/way) 3 Smew [Sean Nixon]

Abberton Reservoir 10:00 to 13:00,
2 Black-necked Grebe (LDLH) 8 Scaup (LDLH 4 Male,4female) 2 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH) 5 Smew (LB all Redheads) 1 Goosander (LB) 40 Corn Bunting (on wires at Abb Church) [Barbara Leport]

Abberton Reservoir
Sunday 03 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:00, Windy
5 Smew 1 Goosander 5 Egyptian Goose 3 Black-necked Grebe 2 Long-tailed Duck 4 Scaup 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Snipe [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir
Saturday 02 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Sunny and breezy
5 Smew 1 Goosander 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 3 Scaup 2 Long-tailed Duck 1 Mediterranean Gull 5 Skylark [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 01 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 14:00 to 15:30, Grey, misty and getting colder.
1 Black-necked Grebe (Layer Church) 1 Great White Egret (Billets Farm) 7 Scaup (4 male) 4 Smew (All redheads) 2 Long-tailed Duck 3 Goosander 1 Red-breasted Merganser 1 Cetti's Warbler (calling from Layer Breton causeway) 2 Pintail 1 Black Swan 1 Corn Bunting 1 Reed Bunting 3 Stock Dove 1 Peregrine Falcon [David Allen]

Abberton Reservoir
Sunday 24 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 07:30 to 09:30,
6 Smew (Redheads only (LBC)) 1 Great White Egret ((LBC)) 7 Scaup (4m 3f asleep with tufted ducks (E of LDLHC)) 1 Barn Owl (Sitting on fence post as I arrived) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing male (LBC)) [Tony Kennelly]

Abberton Reservoir
Saturday 23 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 12:30, Bright
4 Smew (Layer Breton Causeway) 6 Goosander 6 Scaup (Layer de la Haye Causeway) 2 Long-tailed Duck (Layer de la Haye Causeway) 2 Black-necked Grebe (Layer de la Haye Causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Heard only, Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Oystercatcher (Layer de la Haye Causeway) 1 Yellowhammer (Layer Breton Causeway) [Andrew Allen]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 22 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:00, Sunny
5 Smew 1 Great White Egret 1 Goosander 1 Pintail 2 Long-tailed Duck 3 Scaup 3 Black-necked Grebe 2 Little Owl [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir
Thursday 21 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 14:00, mild and sunny
18 Egyptian Goose 30 Shelduck (28 near pumping station, 2 Layer Breton) 100 Shoveler (+) 130 Gadwall (circa) 2 Pintail 135 Pochard (+) 8 Scaup (2 males, 2 fw males, 4 fems/imms - all east of LdLH c/way) 2 Long-tailed Duck (east of LdLH c/way) 85 Goldeneye (+) 5 Smew (drake + 3 redheads LB c/way; drake Wig Bay) 32 Goosander 1 Red-breasted Merganser (female Abberton church) 50 Great Crested Grebe (+) 4 Black-necked Grebe (east of LdLH c/way & Hide Bay) 7 Curlew (Wig Bay) 200 Common Gull (circa) 1 Kingfisher (Layer Breton c/way) 16 Skylark (inc 10 males in song) 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing male LB c/way) 2 Chiffchaff (male in song Abberton church) 2 Song Thrush (singing males) 6 Yellowhammer (all buntings Abberton church) 14 Reed Bunting 45 Corn Bunting [Martin Peers]

Abberton Reservoir
Sunday 17 Feb

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Sunny
8 Smew 5 Great White Egret 3 Snipe 1 Scaup 3 Black-necked Grebe 1 Long-tailed Duck 2 Goosander 1 Ring-necked Duck 5 Skylark 1 Pintail 15 Curlew 1 Redshank 7 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 09:20 to 13:30,
9 Smew (1 drake, 7 redheads west of Layer Breton Causeway. 1 drake Layer de la Haye Causeway, flew to Wigborough Bay.) 5 Snipe (4 Layer Breton Causeway, 1 Layer de la Haye Causeway) 1 Water Rail (Heard, Layer Breton Causeway) 2 Cetti's Warbler (1 heard at each causeway) 1 Black-necked Grebe 2 Long-tailed Duck 6 Scaup (including 2 ad drake and a 1st winter drake) 1 Ring-necked Duck (West of Layer de la Haye Causeway) [Simon Satchell]

Abberton Reservoir