Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 05 Nov

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:15 to 15:15, Misty & cold to start , clearing to a sunny day with cloud, light NW breeze, 10c. Sightings with Brenda.
10 Black-tailed Godwit (Causeway.) 6 Ruff (Causeway.) 50 Lapwing (At least.) 6 Common Gull (Causeway.) 3 Dunlin (Causway.) 1 Green Sandpiper (Rawl hide. ) 8 Pintail (Rawl hide. 5 Drakes, 3 females.) 6 Goldeneye (3 pair. Rawl hide.) 100 Wigeon (Circa. Rawl hide.) 100 Teal (Plus.) 3 Tufted Duck (Only !.) 20 Mallard 6 Moorhen (Family on Grazing Meadow.) 1 Mistle Thrush (Grazing Meadow.) 50 Meadow Pipit (Mobile flock, Rawl hide.) 6 Robin 7 Linnet 5 Chaffinch 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier (Female. All raptors over W bank.) 35 Mute Swan (Plus.) 8 Grey Heron 6 Little Grebe 8 Great Crested Grebe [David Hale]

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Sunday 27 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Curlew Sandpiper (Causeway) 1 Sanderling (From Lyster hide) 6 Ruff 3 Goldeneye 1 Green Sandpiper [David Jobbins]

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Tuesday 22 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:00 to 15:15, Dry, sun & cloud, light W breeze 16c. Sightings with Brenda.
20 Meadow Pipit (Circa, Point hide.) 30 Linnet (Circa, Point hide.) 3 Yellow-legged Gull (Oak hide.) 7 Goldeneye (1 drake, 6 female. Rawl hide.) 6 Pintail (2 drake, 4 female. Rawl hide.) 100 Shoveler (Plus. ) 10 Wigeon (Rawl hide.) 200 Teal (At least.) 8 Little Grebe 1 Little Egret 2 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 50 Lapwing 5 Ruff (Lyster hide.) 1 Green Sandpiper (Lyster hide.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Rawl hide.) 1 Treecreeper (Rawl hide.) 5 Grey Heron 1 Coal Tit (VC feeders.) 100 Tufted Duck (Circa.) 30 Great Crested Grebe [David Hale]

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Sunday 20 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Black-necked Grebe (From Lyster hide then flew to middle of res.) [David Jobbins]

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Tuesday 15 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:30 to 14:30, Dry, sun & cloud, light breeze. Max 24c. Sightings with Brenda.
5 Goosander (Females, VC side of LDHC.) 2 Goldeneye (Pair. Today's sightings from both causeways & Billets Farm screen.) 100 Pochard (At least.) 200 Teal (Circa.) 200 Shoveler (At least.) 200 Tufted Duck (At least.) 4 Great White Egret (Between causeways.) 12 Little Egret 3 Grey Heron 1 Green Sandpiper (Billets Farm screen.) 20 Meadow Pipit 200 Goldfinch (Circa. 2 Large flocks of 100 plus. B F screen.) 20 Pied Wagtail (Circa.) 6 Skylark (B F screen.) 1 Jay 1 Grey Wagtail (LBC overflow.) 1 Buzzard 1 Kestrel 2 Robin 100 Starling (Circa.) [David Hale]

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Wednesday 09 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:45 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk SW breeze, 14c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 2 Buzzard 1 Peregrine Falcon 2 Kestrel 1 Sparrowhawk (All Raptors over W bank treetops.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Rawl hide.) 32 Black-tailed Godwit (Oak & Rawl hide.) 1 Ringed Plover (Rawl hide.) 2 Common Sandpiper (Rawl hide.) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Oak hide.) 50 Lapwing (Circa.) 1 Great White Egret (Rawl hide. W bank with L Egret. Much taller than L Egret, large yellow dagger bill.) 7 Little Egret 13 Grey Heron (Rawl hide.) 3 Ruff (Lyster hide.) 1 Wheatear (Juvenile, Point hide. Our first ever at Hanningfield Res.) 30 Meadow Pipit (Plus.) 50 Pied Wagtail (At least. Point & Oak hide. ) 12 Long-tailed Tit (Circa. Comma, Small White & Red Admiral butterflies on the wing) 1 Goldcrest (In with L T Tits, Lyster hide.) 6 House Martin (At least.) 3 Wigeon (1 drake, 2 female.) [David Hale]

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Wednesday 02 Oct

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:00 to 12:30, Sunny but cold NW wind
5 Egyptian Goose 3 Buzzard 24 Pintail 6 Wigeon 1 Ruff 45 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Red Kite 7 Swallow 2 House Martin 150 Lapwing 1 Common Sandpiper 2 Chiffchaff (in tit flock) [Alan Shearring]

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Thursday 26 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:05 to 16:35, overcast, light SW winds
2 Little Egret 35 Pintail (at least ) 13 Egyptian Goose 4 Buzzard (at least) 1 Marsh Harrier (west bank) 2 Hobby 1 Green Sandpiper 1 Knot (dropped in and joined BT godwit flock (opposite Lyster hide)) 2 Ruff (Fremnells Causeway) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (adult Oak Hide) 38 Common Tern 1 Black Tern (initially with common tern flock) [Mark Gregory]

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Tuesday 24 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:30 to 15:30, Heavy rain clearing on arrival. Odd showers & overcast thereafter. Light S breeze. Sightings with Brenda, Rawl & Lyster hides.
1 Marsh Harrier (W bank.) 2 Buzzard (W bank.) 2 Hobby (Juveniles, mobile all over. 1 bird passing Rawl hide attracted by the many Hirundines on & over the beach.) 50 Sand Martin (Circa, over beach in front of Rawl hide until arrival of Hobby.) 20 House Martin (Circa, mixed in with Sand Martin & Swallow.) 10 Swallow (Could well have been more.) 50 Pintail (Circa. 1 Fox, looking like same animal as Friday.) 12 Wigeon (At least.) 100 Teal (Plus.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Lyster hide. Unnoticed under our noses until spotted by third party.) 2 Little Ringed Plover (Rawl hide. Possible juvenile Ringed Plover, distant sighting.) 4 Common Sandpiper (Lyster hide. Note, Not one Coot seen today !.) 10 Shoveler 6 Great Black-backed Gull 10 Great Crested Grebe (One caught a large Perch.) 1 Goldcrest (In with Tit flock, near Lyster hide.) 2 Long-tailed Tit (With Tit flock.) 1 Snipe (Rawl hide.) 25 Black-tailed Godwit 1 Wren 2 Green Woodpecker (Birds together over meadow.) 7 Grey Heron [David Hale]

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Saturday 21 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:15 to 12:30, sunny SE breeze; from Fremnells Causeway
2 Great White Egret (mobile) 1 Little Egret 3 Pintail 1 Buzzard 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Hobby (juvenile) 1 Peregrine Falcon (west bank; smaller than raven when briefly together) 1 Kestrel 1 Snipe 1 Ruff 3 Common Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 3 Egyptian Goose 1 Green Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Raven (west bank - landed on concrete bank near pier) [Mark Gregory]

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