Date Details Sitename
Sunday 21 Jul

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
2 Black-necked Grebe (Ad and juv from causeway ) 2 Common Sandpiper [David Jobbins]

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Saturday 20 Jul

Hanningfield Reservoir 17:15 to 18:00, All sightings from causeway
2 Black-necked Grebe (Adult summer plumage and juv/winter plumage ) 50 Pochard (Including 8 young) 50 Tufted Duck 200 Coot 20 Cormorant 1 Grey Heron 10 Common Tern 8 Lapwing 4 Little Grebe (pair with 2 young) 1 Great Crested Grebe [Thomas Gilbert]

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Tuesday 16 Jul

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:00 to 16:00, Dry, hot, sun & cloud. Calm 26c. Sightings with Brenda.
5 Little Ringed Plover (Point hide.) 2 Common Sandpiper (Point & Lyster hide.) 3 Black-tailed Godwit (Rawl hide.) 10 Red-crested Pochard (9 female, 1 drake, Oak hide.) 8 Pochard (4 drakes, 3 females with 8, 3, & 1 duckling.) 20 Common Tern (Circa including juveniles.) 1 Common Gull 40 Lesser Black-backed Gull (Circa.) 12 Great Black-backed Gull (Muntjac Deer, VC.) 1 Mallard (Female with 13 juveniles, pond near VC.) 1 Buzzard (West Bank.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (VC feeders.) 100 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 3 Teal (Females.) 4 Grey Heron 2 Little Egret (Variety of Butterflies on the wing.) 2 Little Grebe (Lyster hide.) 5 Egyptian Goose (Oak hide.) 4 Great Crested Grebe 1 Jay (Rawl hide) [David Hale]

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Thursday 27 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:00 to 16:20, Dry, sun & cloud. Cooling breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda. Butterflies, Marbled White, Small Tortoiseshell & Large Skipper.
4 Buzzard (Over W bank treetops.) 1 Hobby (W bank.) 1 Sparrowhawk (W bank.) 1 Kestrel 2 Shoveler (Pair.) 2 Teal (Drakes.) 20 Lapwing (Circa.) 2 Egyptian Goose 2 Moorhen (Pair with 3 tiny chicks, dipping pond.) 4 Swift 1 Song Thrush (Pond dipping area.) 1 Chiffchaff (Pond dipping area.) 10 Common Tern (Circa.) 1 Little Egret 2 Grey Heron 1 Shelduck (Female.) 2 Oystercatcher 20 Mallard (Circa. Ducklings, 8 & 2.) 500 Coot (At least.) 1 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Herring Gull (Broad Bodied Chaser x 2, dipping pond.) [David Hale]

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Friday 21 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light W breeze. 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
3 Blackcap (Male with 2 females.) 1 Wren 3 Mistle Thrush (On foreshore, Point hide.) 2 Chiffchaff 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Song Thrush 1 Hobby 3 Buzzard 6 Swift 10 Common Tern (Young on raft.) 24 Lapwing 3 Egyptian Goose 2 Redshank 18 Red-crested Pochard (12 drakes 6 females.) 2 Teal (Drakes.) 50 Mallard (Circa. 1 female with 15 tiny ducklings in tow. ) 24 Gadwall (Most in eclipse.) 6 Little Egret (6 Red Admiral, 1 Painted Lady, many Meadow Brown Butterflies.) 6 Grey Heron (At least.) [David Hale]

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Wednesday 12 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 20:45 to 21:15, Much rain during the day - Overcast - Threat of more rain.
200 Swift (Approx 200 - Feeding high over the Visitor Centre during a maternity bat Roost count. Only a small patch of sky could be seen.) [John Smart]

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Saturday 08 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 15:00 to 16:25, Warm but windy
8 Egyptian Goose (1 Causeway, 3 Meadow Pool and 4 Rawl Hide) 1 Swan Goose (Causeway) 1 Ruddy Shelduck (With Egyptian Geese at Rawl Hide) 20 Red-crested Pochard (+, mainly drakes) 2 Grey Heron 2 Oystercatcher 3 Common Gull 1000 Swift (+, all over reservoir) 3 Swallow (Causeway) 1 Song Thrush 1 Reed Warbler (Singing by woodland clearing in Chestnut Wood) [Ben Mapp]

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Tuesday 04 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 15:15, Dry at first, overcast. Rain by 12 30, light E breeze. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Buzzard (W bank.) 1 Hobby (W bank.) 19 Red-crested Pochard (17 drakes, 2 females.) 20 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 4 Pochard (3 drakes, 1 female.) 30 Mallard (Circa.) 2 Shelduck (Pair.) 1 Sandwich Tern 20 Common Tern (Circa. Few on nests on Rafts.) 200 Swift (Plus. ) 10 Swallow 10 House Martin 2 Mistle Thrush 4 Blackcap 30 Gadwall (Circa.) 5 Chiffchaff 3 Egyptian Goose 2 Little Egret 4 Grey Heron 4 Oystercatcher 2 Great Black-backed Gull 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 4 Lapwing 6 Great Crested Grebe 1 Little Grebe 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Rawl hide.) [David Hale]

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Sunday 02 Jun

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:00 to 11:20,
1 Black-necked Grebe (From RAWL) [David Jobbins]

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Friday 24 May

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 15:30, Warm and sunny. Full circuit of EWT reserve, 52 species recorded.
9 Egyptian Goose (1 Grazing Meadow, 8 from Oak Hide) 2 Shelduck (Meadow Pool) 70 Gadwall (+, many with young) 2 Shoveler (Pair) 8 Red-crested Pochard (All males, seen from Rawl, Oak and Point Hides) 3 Buzzard (Over causeway) 3 Oystercatcher (1 Fishing Lodge, 2 West Bank) 4 Lapwing 20 Common Tern (+) 6 Stock Dove 1 Cuckoo (Heard from Middlemead) 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Males, Peninsular Wood and Hawks Wood) 30 Swallow (+) 1 Song Thrush (Heard ) 6 Garden Warbler (At least, seen in Peninsular Wood, Well Wood and Hawks Wood ) 15 Blackcap (+ ) 2 Reed Warbler (In reeds on small lake from causeway) 10 Chiffchaff (+) 3 Coal Tit (1 Chestnut Wood, 2 Peninsular Wood) 4 Long-tailed Tit 2 Jay (1 took a Blue Tit chick c.50 yards from visitor centre in Chestnut Wood!) 2 Greenfinch (Causeway) 1 Swan Goose (Regular bird on causeway) [Ben Mapp]

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