Hanningfield Reservoir

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 57 visits in 2020 with a total of 93 different species recorded by 27 observers throughout the year (by comparison 110 species were recorded in 2019 from 63 visits). Highlights during the year included Great White Egret, Marsh Sandpiper, Raven. There were more sightings recorded of Bar-headed Goose (6), Marsh Sandpiper (1), Swan Goose (1) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2020

Visits by Month in 2020

Records at Hanningfield Reservoir in 2020

Species Status Count
Arctic Skua Regular 1
Arctic Tern Notes required 3
Avocet Regular 3
Bar-headed Goose Regular 6
Black-headed Gull Abundant 3
Black-necked Grebe Scarce 6
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 3
Blackbird Abundant 2
Blackcap Regular 1
Buzzard Regular 20
Canada Goose Regular 2
Chaffinch Abundant 1
Chiffchaff Abundant 8
Coal Tit Regular 4
Common Gull Regular 12
Common Sandpiper Regular 19
Common Tern Regular 5
Coot Regular 2
Cormorant Regular 1
Cuckoo Regular 1
Curlew Regular 1
Dunlin Abundant 4
Egyptian Goose Scarce 10
Fieldfare Regular 1
Gadwall Regular 6
Garganey Scarce 6
Goldcrest Regular 4
Goldeneye Regular 11
Goosander Scarce 14
Great Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Great Crested Grebe Regular 11
Great Spotted Woodpecker Regular 3
Great White Egret Description required 1
Green Sandpiper Regular 11
Green Woodpecker Regular 2
Grey Heron Regular 11
Grey Wagtail Regular 8
Greylag Goose Regular 4
Herring Gull Regular 1
Hobby Regular 12
House Martin Regular 6
Jay Regular 5
Kestrel Regular 8
Kingfisher Scarce 4
Knot Regular 1
Lapwing Abundant 12
Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular 5
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Scarce 2
Little Egret Regular 9
Little Grebe Regular 11
Little Ringed Plover Scarce 1
Long-tailed Tit Regular 2
Mallard Abundant 3
Mandarin Duck Scarce 1
Marsh Harrier Regular 16
Marsh Sandpiper Description required 1
Meadow Pipit Abundant 1
Mistle Thrush Regular 5
Mute Swan Regular 2
Osprey Notes required 4
Oystercatcher Regular 2
Peregrine Falcon Scarce 8
Pied Wagtail Regular 4
Pintail Regular 10
Raven Description required 7
Red Kite Scarce 4
Red-crested Pochard Scarce 19
Ringed Plover Regular 9
Robin Abundant 4
Ruff Regular 10
Sand Martin Regular 3
Sanderling Regular 1
Scaup Scarce 1
Shelduck Regular 3
Shoveler Regular 8
Siskin Regular 1
Slavonian Grebe Scarce 2
Snipe Regular 5
Song Thrush Regular 3
Sparrowhawk Regular 7
Spotted Flycatcher Scarce 2
Stock Dove Regular 1
Swallow Regular 4
Swan Goose Regular 1
Swift Regular 1
Teal Abundant 4
Treecreeper Regular 3
Tufted Duck Regular 7
White-fronted Goose Scarce 9
Wigeon Abundant 15
Wood Sandpiper Scarce 3
Wren Abundant 3
Yellow-legged Gull Regular 9