Date Details Sitename
Wednesday 16 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 15:15, Dry, overcast, constant light S breeze, 8 to 10c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Kept wildfowl on the move & flushed c 500 Wood pigeon from W bank woods. Bird stayed above them but appeared confused by so many targets.) 2 Buzzard 2 Marsh Harrier (Pair, W bank reed bed.) 300 Wigeon (Plus.) 30 Gadwall (Circa.) 20 Mallard 1 Shelduck (Lone female.) 1 Goosander (Female.) 6 Goldeneye (5 drakes.) 12 Tufted Duck (Surprisingly low numbers of ducks & G C Grebe today. ) 6 Little Grebe 6 Great Crested Grebe 100 Teal (Circa.) 500 Wood Pigeon (Circa, single large flock.) 1 Wren 2 Robin 2 Blackbird (Males. Very poor show of woodland birds today !.) 12 Redwing (Meadow, opposite Coarse Fishery with M Thrush & Fieldfare. Viewed from Lyster hide, possibly more present.) 1 Mistle Thrush 6 Fieldfare [David Hale]

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Sunday 06 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 12:00 to 13:00, Dry, calm, overcast, 8c. Causeway only. Sightings with Brenda.
30 Greylag Goose (Plus. ) 100 Canada Goose (Circa.) 2 Barnacle Goose (No sign of Bean Goose.) 3 Mistle Thrush (Grazing meadow with Geese.) 30 Redwing (Plus, Grazing meadow.) 300 Wood Pigeon (Circa.) 2 Grey Heron 6 Goosander (4 of them Drakes.) 13 Goldeneye 3 Wigeon 20 Shoveler (Circa.) 2 Gadwall (Pair.) 30 Mallard 100 Lapwing (Plus.) 12 Great Black-backed Gull 12 Herring Gull 200 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 12 Pied Wagtail (At least.) 50 Starling (Plus.) 15 Common Gull [David Hale]

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Friday 04 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:00 to 16:00, Cold and sunny
2 Tundra Bean Goose (Flew in at 3.45p.m. with small group of Greylag geese to join large flock of Greylag and Canada geese on grass field near Fremnalls Causeway. ) 2 Barnacle Goose (In large flock of Greylag and Canada geese.) 2 Egyptian Goose (Flew over at causeway.) 1 Marsh Harrier (NW of Fremnalls Causeway.) 50 Redwing (c50 in sheepfield beside nature trail from Visitor Centre to hides. ) 1 Ruff (close in at W end of causeway.) 1 Black-tailed Godwit (close in at W end of causeway.) [George Brown]

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Thursday 03 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:40 to 15:40, cloudy, cold: Fremnells Causeway mainly
2 Tundra Bean Goose (flew on to reservoir from far field at 15:15) 2 Barnacle Goose (with geese flock) 2 Goosander (pair) 5 Goldeneye (at least) 1 Buzzard (Middlemead near St Peter's Church) 42 Redwing 2 Mistle Thrush 1 Ruff 1 Black-tailed Godwit [Mark Gregory]

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Tuesday 01 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 11:15, Overcast and mild
3 Ruff 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Adult from Oak Hide) 8 Goldeneye (+) 6 Goosander 1 Mistle Thrush (In full song) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 100 Coot (+ ) 20 Gadwall (+) 3 Great Crested Grebe 2 Little Grebe 5 Mute Swan [Andrew Allen]

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Thursday 20 Dec

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:00 to 14:30, Dull, mild.
2 Tundra Bean Goose (Feeding with Greylag and Canada geese.) 3 Ruff 2 Dunlin [Robert Pease]

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Saturday 15 Dec

Hanningfield Reservoir 12:00 to 13:00, Grey overcast with freezing wind. -4oc wind chill. all sightings from causeway
1 Pink-footed Goose (In field by causeway with Canada geese.) 3 Dunlin 1 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Ruff 1 Peregrine Falcon (Chasing lapwings above causeway.) 10 Goldeneye [Matthew Davison]

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:15 to 12:00, overcast windy cold; Fremnells Causeway only
2 Tundra Bean Goose (on east bank before flying to field out of view on west side of causeway) 2 Barnacle Goose [Mark Gregory]

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Friday 14 Dec

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:25 to 15:25, Dull, overcast, calm. Cold 4c. Dry, but odd spells of light sleet. Sightings with Brenda.
2 Bean Goose (West Bank from Rawl hide.) 4 Pintail (Drakes, Rawl hide.) 200 Wigeon (Circa, on grazing meadow, few on reservoir.) 100 Greylag Goose (Plus, mobile, all over.) 5 Grey Heron 2 Ruff 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 15 Goldeneye (Circa.) 100 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 50 Pochard (Circa.) 1 Sparrowhawk (Rawl hide.) 4 Jay 12 Long-tailed Tit (Flock at dipping pond.) 2 Goldcrest (Dipping pond area.) 2 Redwing 6 Robin 2 Egyptian Goose [David Hale]

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Wednesday 12 Dec

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 09:00,
2 Tundra Bean Goose (In distant group of Greylag on water) 7 Goldeneye (4m, 3f) 1 Goosander 2 Egyptian Goose 3 Mistle Thrush [Matt Turner]

Hanningfield Reservoir 15:00 to 15:30, Bright and clear
10 Pink-footed Goose (A flock of 10 at the west end of the reservoir near to Crowsheath farm. Associating with Greylags.) [Robert Pease]

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Saturday 08 Dec

Hanningfield Reservoir 13:00 to 13:15, Overcast and breezy
2 Tundra Bean Goose (Still from causeway) [Brian Bolton]

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:45 to 11:30,
1 Scaup (Male) 10 Goldeneye (+) 4 Goosander (At least) 150 Greylag Goose (+) 100 Canada Goose (+) 20 Lapwing 2 Tundra Bean Goose (With greylags) [Thomas Gilbert]

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