Date Details Sitename
Tuesday 24 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 14:30 to 16:00, Sunny. Causeways. Fly ridden. A good walk with the wife. Still 2 dead road killed pheasants!
1 Whooper Swan 2 Little Ringed Plover 1 Reed Bunting 3 Long-tailed Duck (Serious fight taking place. Three's a crowd) 1 Buzzard 6 Egyptian Goose [David Allen]

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Sunday 22 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 17:30, Quick look off LDHC, sunny but v windy & left camera at home!
2 Little Ringed Plover 1 White Wagtail (Looked like female, thanks to David Curle for heads up. Pic is best I could digiscope in blustery conditions. Showed pale rump clearly at one point) 1 Snipe [Matt Turner]

Abberton Reservoir 17:30 to 18:30, Sunny. Getting colder.
2 Little Ringed Plover 1 White Wagtail 5 Pied Wagtail (Billets Farm) 1 Goosander 3 Skylark [David Allen]

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Saturday 21 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 15:00 to 15:30, Bright, dry and blowing a hooley
4 Little Ringed Plover (South-east Layer de le Haye causeway) 1 Yellow Wagtail (South-east Layer de le Haye causeway) [David Curle]

Abberton Reservoir 06:45 to 17:00, Selected sightings with Mick Woodruff
4 Little Ringed Plover (LDLH ) 1 Yellow Wagtail (LDLH ) 1 Raven (Flew east over nature reserve at 9.00am) 1 Red Kite (Flew west over a Peldon Bay) 2 Whooper Swan (LB Cway) 16 Goosander 20 Sand Martin (Abberton Church) 2 Oystercatcher 9 Egyptian Goose 3 Long-tailed Duck (LDLH ) 1 Marsh Harrier (Imm Male ) 7 Kestrel 40 Corn Bunting (Abberton Church ) 17 Yellowhammer (Abberton Church and LB cway) 9 Buzzard 60 Linnet 1 Bullfinch (Female LB cway) 14 Chiffchaff 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker 2 Green Woodpecker 1 Cetti's Warbler (LB cway) 1 Kingfisher (LB cway) 2 Red-legged Partridge 15 Wigeon [Steve Grimwade]

Abberton Reservoir 09:00 to 09:45, Sunny, cold, strong breeze.
2 Kestrel 1 Goldeneye (LDLH Cway) 2 Chaffinch 2 Egyptian Goose (LB Cway) [Nick Boxall]

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Wednesday 18 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 16:00 to 18:00, Overcast
1 Red Kite 1 Kestrel 6 Goldeneye 2 Goosander (Male and female) 1 Oystercatcher [Nick Boxall]

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Monday 16 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 16:30, Dry, sunny & warm, light breeze, 14c. Sightings with Brenda.
3 Long-tailed Duck (LDHC) 2 Scaup (Pair, LDHC.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Island hide.) 1 Redshank (LDHC.) 1 Goosander (Lone female, LBC.) 2 Whooper Swan (LDHC. 1 grazing on hill, 1 resting on grass close to Sand Martin bank.) 2 Oystercatcher (LDHC.) 5 Egyptian Goose 30 Goldeneye (Circa, widespread.) 2 Shelduck (LDHC.) 7 Grey Heron 2 Little Egret 2 Long-tailed Tit (Old Road.) 1 Green Woodpecker (Old Road.) 2 Buzzard 3 Kestrel 1 Marsh Harrier (Female) 1 Common Gull 10 Skylark (At least.) 5 Stock Dove [David Hale]

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Sunday 15 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 11:00 to 14:00, Cloudy, dry and windy
1 Rough-legged Buzzard (From Hide Bay hide moving east to west at 11.46am. Landed in Oak tree on other side of road. If ID is correct then credit to Shirley Baker who spotted it and if wrong then entirely down to me.) 3 Long-tailed Duck (North-east of Layer de la Haye causeway) 1 Garganey (Drake from Hide Bay hide) 1 Whooper Swan (South west of Layer Bretton causeway) [David Curle]

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Saturday 14 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 14:45 to 16:15, Rain clearing. Then calm.
2 Garganey (Close in from Hide Bay Hide) 2 Oystercatcher (On bund from Hide Bay Hide) 4 Goosander (Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Great White Egret (Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Whooper Swan (In field SW of Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Buzzard (Layer Breton Causeway) [Andrew Allen]

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Wednesday 11 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 07:15 to 17:00, Early morning and early evening visits only with Matt Turner
2 Whooper Swan 3 Long-tailed Duck 1 Scaup (Female) 1 Cetti's Warbler 1 Peregrine Falcon (Male) 2 Egyptian Goose 5 Goosander [Steve Grimwade]

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Sunday 08 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 06:30 to 08:30,
2 Whooper Swan (West of LBC) 50 Mute Swan (In fields SW of LBC) 1 Cetti's Warbler (Singing male) 6 Grey Heron (On nests. No little or great white egrets seen.) 2 Oystercatcher (West of LBC) 1 Chiffchaff (Singing male by old road gatew) 1 Black-necked Grebe (In hide bay, seen from road) 1 Scaup (Female with tufted ducks East of LdlH causeway) [Tony Kennelly]

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Saturday 07 Mar

Abberton Reservoir 08:00 to 16:30, Dry and mainly overcast with a few sunny spells. Wind South Westerly Light becoming moderate. 11c
1 Black-necked Grebe (Bay Hide Bay-Distant RH Side against reed beds,Difficult to see! ) 2 Great White Egret ( Layer Breton Causeway) 15 Goosander (At Least) 2 Smew (Females - Layer Breton Causeway) 8 Shelduck (Wigbourgh Bay Viewing Hide) 1 Black Swan (Billets Farm) 2 Whooper Swan ( Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Buzzard (Billets Farm) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Bay Hide Bay) 4 Red-legged Partridge ( Layer Breton Causeway) 2 Oystercatcher ( Layer Breton Causeway) 6 Lapwing ( Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Redshank (Layer De La Haye Causeway) 1 Barn Owl (Reserve between Island Hide and Bay hide Bay) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Layer De La Haye Causeway) 1 Stonechat (Female - Billets Farm) 2 Goldcrest (Old Road) 1 Grey Wagtail (Layer De La Haye Causeway) 1 Yellowhammer ( Layer Breton Causeway) 1 Chiffchaff (Layer De La Haye Causeway - Heard Only) 1 Cetti's Warbler ( Layer Breton Causeway - Heard Only. 62 Species recorded today) [Mick Woodruff]

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