Date Details Sitename
Sunday 17 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Cold,calm and dry
1 Bewick's Swan (Wig Bay) 35 Golden Plover (Wig bay) 10 Ruff (Wig bay) 10 Dunlin (Wig bay) 8 Pintail (Wig bay) 56 Goosander (LBC and LDLH) 5 Great White Egret (Scattered) 1 Smew (Redhead LDLH) 3 Scaup (At least LDLH) 5 Corn Bunting (Abberton Church) 5 Yellowhammer (Abberton Church) 1 Little Auk (Distant LDLH) [Barbara Leport]

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Saturday 16 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00, Dull
1 Little Auk (On main reservoir from ldlh causeway though distant ) [Yvonne Watling]

Abberton Reservoir 13:30 to 16:00, Still, grey and cold
1 Little Auk (Distantly from Island Hide) 7 Scaup (E of ldlH c/way) 1 Ring-necked Duck (Drake E of ldlH c/w) 29 Goosander (E of LdlH c/way) 1 Smew (Redhead E of LdlH c/w) 1 Bewick's Swan (Wig. Bay) 1 Stonechat (Wig. Bay) 4 Great White Egret 20 Pintail (Wig. Bay) 23 Goldeneye [Sean Nixon]

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Friday 15 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 09:15 to 10:30, Overcast, light breeze
1 Kestrel 1 Hen Harrier (Ringtail, initially distant at eastern end of Peldon Bay from the viewing screen east of Lodge Lane gate. Then flew closer by about 400m, perched and then caught a large rodent which it then devoured.) 1 Goosander (Male, Peldon bay) 4 Goldeneye [John Fell]

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Thursday 14 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 15:30, All sightings from St Andrews Church
5 Goosander (2m, 3f) 3 Goldeneye (1m, 2f) 13 Pintail 7 Corn Bunting 1 Goldcrest (Heard only) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Heard only) 1 Green Woodpecker (Heard only) 3 Mistle Thrush [Matt Turner]

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Sunday 10 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 15:30, Cold and sunny
25 Goosander 1 Hen Harrier (Ring tail briefly at Abberton church ) 3 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 10 Ruff 5 Dunlin 1 Green Sandpiper 5 Scaup (Ldlh causeway ) 1 Long-tailed Duck 1 Smew (Red head ldlh causeway ) 20 Egyptian Goose 2 Stonechat 10 Great White Egret (All over the reservoir ) [Yvonne Watling]

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Saturday 09 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 11:30, Cold, sunny, slight wind
2 Bewick's Swan (Wigborough Bay distant from screen) 1 Long-tailed Duck (East from LDLH causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Hide Bay) 12 Goosander (East From LB causeway) [Andrew Wilson]

Abberton Reservoir 12:30 to 14:15, Beautiful
1 Great White Egret 2 Bewick's Swan (asleep in Wigborough Bay) 2 Long-tailed Duck (Pair on Layer de la Haye causeway) 6 Scaup (LDLH causeway all female) 7 Ruff (Wigborough Bay) 20 Dunlin 2 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Redshank 2 Goosander (sleeping males) 2 Kestrel 1 Buzzard [David Allen]

Abberton Reservoir 14:05 to 14:45, Layer-de-la-Haye Causeway only
3 Great White Egret 1 Little Egret 1 Kestrel 1 Redshank 3 Goosander (males) 1 Smew (mobile redhead) 2 Long-tailed Duck 10 Scaup (mainly females) [Sean Gregory]

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Friday 08 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00, Bright sunny start, soon misting over with light rain early p.m.
2 Bewick's Swan (Wig. Bay) 2 Long-tailed Duck (East of LC) 2 Red-crested Pochard (Male and female from Island Hide) 13 Goosander (LBC) 5 Great White Egret (Hide Bay) [John Thorogood]

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Thursday 07 Nov

Abberton Reservoir 13:45 to 15:30,
17 Goosander (7 Layer de la Haye causeway + 10 Layer Breton causeway) 1000 Teal (+) 1 Scaup (2 females E of LdlHC) 1 Ring-necked Duck (1 male E of LdlHC) 2 Long-tailed Duck (distant pair E of LdlHC) 10 Goldeneye (+) 500 Lapwing (+ Wigborough Bay) 3 Ruff (Wig Bay) 2 Dunlin (Wig Bay) 3 Bewick's Swan (3 adults Wig Bay) 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd year bird Wig Bay) 14 Egyptian Goose (Wig Bay) [Liz Huxley]

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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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