Date Details Sitename
Monday 20 Jan

Ardleigh Reservoir 08:00 to 08:30,
1 Kingfisher 1 Little Egret 30 Tufted Duck 2 Little Grebe 2 Egyptian Goose 1 Grey Heron [Matt Turner]

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Saturday 18 Jan

Ardleigh Reservoir 08:00 to 09:30, Cloudy then sunshine, calm
1 Great White Egret (Hunting at very far end then flew east) 6 Goosander 3 Grey Heron 1 Little Grebe 30 Tufted Duck 1 Grey Wagtail 1 Little Egret [Matt Turner]

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Tuesday 14 Jan

Ardleigh Reservoir 08:00 to 08:30, Calm and dry, overcast. Sightings from Lodge Lane causeway
2 Egyptian Goose 3 Grey Heron 1 Little Egret 4 Goosander (2 pairs) 40 Tufted Duck 2 Little Grebe [Matt Turner]

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Tuesday 24 Dec

Ardleigh Reservoir 12:00 to 12:45, Sightings from Lodge Lane, quick look before lunch. Merry Christmas everyone!
2 Kingfisher (Pair in flight, almost nose to tail) 1 Little Egret 2 Jay 1 Sparrowhawk (Very brief distant view dashing low through trees) 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Grey Heron 1 Great Crested Grebe 6 Goldfinch 3 Cormorant [Matt Turner]

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Tuesday 19 Nov

Ardleigh Reservoir 11:30 to 13:30, Cold and calm, pretty quiet on the bird front
3 Kingfisher 15 Fieldfare 1 Little Egret 4 Tufted Duck (3m, 1f) 5 Little Grebe 2 Grey Heron 6 Long-tailed Tit 1 Bullfinch (heard) 2 Jay [Matt Turner]

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Friday 15 Nov

Ardleigh Reservoir 12:45 to 13:30, overcast
9 Tufted Duck 4 Little Egret 7 Little Grebe 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 still in juv plumage) 24 Coot 2 Green Woodpecker 30 Fieldfare (also one Redwing) 1 Grey Wagtail [Martin Peers]

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Tuesday 12 Nov

Ardleigh Reservoir 07:30 to 08:30, Sunny and calm
40 Fieldfare 2 Goldcrest (Heard only) 1 Kingfisher 2 Egyptian Goose 1 Grey Wagtail 1 Green Sandpiper 4 Tufted Duck 1 Great Crested Grebe (1w) 3 Little Grebe 1 Little Egret 1 Jay 1 Buzzard [Matt Turner]

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Wednesday 30 Oct

Ardleigh Reservoir 07:30 to 08:15, Sightings from Wick Lane causeway
5 Fieldfare (Flying SE) 3 Little Grebe 2 Grey Heron 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Bullfinch (Called 3 times) 5 Tufted Duck (3m, 2f) 6 Goldfinch 3 Blue Tit 2 Great Tit 3 Chaffinch 8 Blackbird (very vocal, feeding in bushes) 1 Wren 1 Pied Wagtail 5 Mallard 2 Coot 3 Moorhen 12 Black-headed Gull 1 Curlew (calling to the east) 1 Jay 25 Wood Pigeon 1 Carrion Crow [Matt Turner]

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Thursday 17 Oct

Ardleigh Reservoir 12:00 to 12:15, clear and sunny
1 Mediterranean Gull (adult wp.) 1 Chiffchaff [Martin Peers]

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Tuesday 06 Aug

Ardleigh Reservoir 11:10 to 11:50, sunny but breezy
3 Great Crested Grebe (adult + 2 juvs) 3 Common Sandpiper 30 Herring Gull (+ adults & juvs; also c50 Lesser Black-backed adults & juvs) 3 Reed Warbler (juvs noted at three points. Eight species of dragonflies.) [Martin Peers]

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