Date Details Sitename
Sunday 17 Mar

Hanningfield Reservoir 16:25 to 16:50, Quick look at Grazing Meadow and Chesnut Wood only
3 Egyptian Goose (Grazing Meadow) 200 Wigeon (+) 2 Oystercatcher (Meadow Pool) 13 Pied Wagtail 4 Goldfinch (All singing) [Ben Mapp]

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Monday 11 Mar

Hanningfield Reservoir 10:30 to 16:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk W breeze, 7c. Sightings with Brenda.
3 Treecreeper 1 Song Thrush 2 Goldcrest 2 Wren 3 Mistle Thrush 300 Wigeon (Circa.) 9 Goosander (3 drakes, 6 female's. Tight against W bank from Lyster hide.) 8 Goldeneye (3 drakes, 5 female's.) 2 Oystercatcher 4 Buzzard (Over W bank tree tops together.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, W bank reed bed.) 4 Great Crested Grebe (2 pair.) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull 10 Great Tit (Circa.) 10 Blue Tit (Circa. ) 2 Egyptian Goose (On meadow.) 2 Long-tailed Tit (School picnic area, near Rawl hide, collecting feathers.) [David Hale]

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Sunday 10 Mar

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:30 to 13:25, Very windy, intermittent heavy rain
2 Mute Swan 3 Egyptian Goose (1 field next to causeway, 2 grazing meadow) 6 Gadwall 400 Wigeon (+) 1 Goosander (Female on far bank from Lyster Hide) 1 Pheasant (Rawl Hide) 2 Oystercatcher (Oak Hide) 2 Stock Dove (Visitor Centre) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Nr Oak Hide) 3 Redwing (Meadow) 2 Fieldfare (Meadow) 1 Chiffchaff (Chestnut Wood) 2 Long-tailed Tit (Pond nr Rawl Hide) [Ben Mapp]

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Sunday 03 Mar

Hanningfield Reservoir 12:20 to 12:40, Causeway only
2 Pheasant (Males) 1 Egyptian Goose (With Greylag and Canada flock on field next to causeway) 1 Oystercatcher (Bank next to field) 4 Common Gull (Field next to causeway) 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Pied Wagtail 1 Jay [Ben Mapp]

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Friday 22 Feb

Hanningfield Reservoir 16:00 to 16:10, Very foggy, visibility down to c.30m, causeway only
6 Mallard (3 pairs) 20 Goldeneye (12 drakes, 8 females) 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Song Thrush (Heard) [Ben Mapp]

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Sunday 17 Feb

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Red Kite 6 Goosander 22 Goldeneye 250 Wigeon [David Jobbins]

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Monday 11 Feb

Hanningfield Reservoir 11:00 to 15:50, Dry, cool NW breeze, sun & cloud, 8c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Red Kite (West bank tree tops.) 5 Buzzard (Up together, W bank.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, W bank reed bed.) 1 Wren 10 Redwing 1 Song Thrush 2 Mistle Thrush 1 Jay 5 Goldeneye (3 Drake, 2 female.) 1 Shelduck 2 Herring Gull (Adult with 2 leg rings. Right leg, small silver ring, left leg, red ring, number D6FT.) 4 Great Black-backed Gull 100 Black-headed Gull (Circa.) 300 Wigeon (Circa. 1 Red Fox, 1 Muntjac Deer from Rawl hide.) 1 Blackbird (Male.) 30 Cormorant (Circa.) [David Hale]

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Saturday 09 Feb

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:15 to 14:15, Dry, sun & cloud, SW gusty wind, 8c. Sightings from V Centre & meadow only.
12 Goldeneye 20 Common Gull (Circa.) 1 Goosander (Female.) 4 Chaffinch (2 pair.) 2 Gadwall (Pair.) 6 Mallard 2 Long-tailed Tit 1 Coal Tit 3 Stock Dove 50 Redwing (at least, on meadow.) 4 Mistle Thrush (On meadow.) 8 Great Tit (Circa.) 8 Blue Tit (Circa.) 2 Great Black-backed Gull 200 Wigeon (Circa, meadow.) 1 Dunnock [David Hale]

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Saturday 26 Jan

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:15 to 12:30, Dry, overcast, SW breeze, 8c. Only Rawl hide visited today.
1 Marsh Harrier (Female.) 1 Kestrel 1 Jay 1 Song Thrush 50 Lapwing 3 Egyptian Goose 4 Mute Swan 300 Wigeon (Circa.) 6 Shoveler (3 pair.) 30 Gadwall (Circa.) 100 Teal (Circa.) 2 Great Crested Grebe 5 Great Black-backed Gull 9 Common Gull 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull 10 Black-headed Gull (Low numbers of Gulls today.) 4 Herring Gull 15 Mallard 2 Pochard (Drakes. ) 50 Tufted Duck (Circa.) [David Hale]

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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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