Date Details Sitename
Sunday 18 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 16:40,
3 Smew (2 drakes) 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Merlin 2 Buzzard 1 Barn Owl 6 Ruff 1 Redshank 1 Red-breasted Merganser (drake only) 1 Rock Pipit 1 Water Rail 1 Little Owl 1 Black-tailed Godwit 3 Curlew 35 Pintail 4 Shelduck 2 Peregrine Falcon 1 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) 1 Barn Owl (From visitor centre) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Female from visitor centre) 2 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 2 Green Sandpiper (From visitor centre) 2 Stonechat (Carpark) 3 Smew (2 males 1 female from Layer Breton causeway) 1 Scaup (Female from visitor centre (morning only)) 1 Rock Pipit (Layer de la Haye causeway) 2 Ruff (From visitor centre) 11 Snipe (Layer Breton causeway) 12 Egyptian Goose 1 Redshank (Layer de la Haye causeway) 10 Dunlin 9 Curlew 1 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
1 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.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (On pylon, west of Layer Breton causeway.) 1 Bittern (Emerging from reeds west of Layer Breton causeway.) 1 Stonechat (Male by Visitors Centre) 1 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
1 Sparrowhawk 1 Grey Heron [Simon Gooderham]

Abberton Reservoir 08:30 to 15:30, fog
1 Bittern 1 Bewick's Swan (adult) 1 Rock Pipit 1 Kingfisher 1 Grey Wagtail 5 Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper 2 Goldcrest 1 Water Rail 10 Goosander 3 Smew (2 males) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (adult) [Daryl Rhymes]

Abberton Reservoir
Saturday 03 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 16:00,
3 Smew (2 males, 1 female) 2 Marsh Harrier (1 ad female, 1 imm) 5 Bewick's Swan (adults in field with mutes at W end) 500 Lapwing (+) 200 Golden Plover (circa) 1 Goldcrest 1 Barn Owl 1 Stonechat (male) [Liz Huxley]

Abberton Reservoir
Friday 02 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 12:00 to 15:30, fine and sunny with brisk wind
4 Shelduck 2 Pintail (pair) 160 Shoveler 40 Goldeneye (18 drakes) 2 Smew (male + redhead) 12 Goosander (off Abberton church: 6 drakes) 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Peregrine Falcon 600 Golden Plover 1100 Lapwing 90 Dunlin 25 Ruff 1 Black-tailed Godwit 2 Redshank 2 Green Sandpiper [Martin Peers]

Abberton Reservoir
Thursday 01 Jan

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 12:00, plus quick visit in afternoon
2 Smew (pair) 3 White-fronted Goose (2 adults 1 juvenile) 59 Dunlin 25 Ruff 1 Peregrine Falcon 3 Marsh Harrier 1 Buzzard 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake) 4 Goosander 1 Shelduck 2 Stonechat 1 Redshank 8 Curlew 2 Green Sandpiper [Daryl Rhymes]

Abberton Reservoir