Date Details Sitename
Thursday 20 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 15:30, Dry, overcast, brisk SW breeze, mild, max 22c. Sightings with Brenda.
1 Peregrine Falcon (Juvenile on W bank shore line.) 2 Buzzard (1 perched left of Rawl hide.) 4 Hobby (2 W bank tree's, 2 juvenile's showing well over Rawl hide fore shore.) 1 Sparrowhawk (W bank, in Ariel combat with Hobby.) 75 Pintail (Circa, Rawl hide.) 50 Wigeon (Circa.) 15 Grey Heron 3 Little Egret 2 Common Sandpiper (Rawl hide.) 1 Ringed Plover (Rawl hide.) 9 Ruff (Oak hide.) 2 Great White Egret (Rawl & Oak hide.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (circa, wide spread.) 3 Common Tern (Appeared to be passing through in singles.) 4 Common Gull (Oak hide.) 1 Black-necked Grebe (Rawl hide, distant.) 4 Egyptian Goose (Rawl hide.) 1000 House Martin (Plus. Sand Martin & Swallows mixed in & holding over the reservoir.) 200 Starling (Circa. flock from Oak hide.) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Oak hide.) 5 Red-crested Pochard (3 drakes, Lyster hide.) [David Hale]

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Monday 17 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 09:15, Warm, dull but brightening
1 Great White Egret (From causeway then flew to west bank ) [Andrew Wilson]

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Sunday 16 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 10:00,
1 Spoonbill 2 Great White Egret 3 Black-necked Grebe 1 Marsh Harrier 1 Spotted Redshank [David Jobbins]

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Saturday 15 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 14:45 to 15:45, sunny periods light winds; Fremnells Causeway mainly
28 Little Grebe 4 Little Egret 1 Great White Egret 1 Spoonbill (juvenile flew in from east side) 2 Pintail (at least) 2 Buzzard 2 Sparrowhawk (one from causeway; one near Middlemead) 2 Hobby 2 Snipe 1 Common Sandpiper 1 Spotted Redshank (juvenile) 2 Ruff 6 Egyptian Goose [Mark Gregory]

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Friday 14 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:15 to 15:30, Dry, sun & cloud, brisk SW breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
4 Buzzard (W bank.) 1 Peregrine Falcon (Juvenile, flew low over Point hide to West Bank.) 2 Hobby (W bank.) 1 Marsh Harrier (Female, W bank.) 3 Ruff (Oak hide.) 1 Yellow-legged Gull (Oak hide.) 1 Snipe (Causeway.) 1 Spoonbill (Feeding off W bank from Lyster hide.) 2 Great White Egret (Both W bank.) 50 Black-tailed Godwit (plus. Widespread.) 2 Common Sandpiper (Lyster hide.) 30 Lapwing (circa) 30 Wigeon (circa.) 30 Pintail (circa.) 24 Grey Heron (At least.) 2 Little Egret 100 House Martin (Circa. Assumed House Martins, very high & distant.) [David Hale]

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Tuesday 11 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 08:00 to 08:15,
2 Great White Egret (1 in fishing lodge bay, 1 on pool south of causeway) [Neil Chambers]

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:00 to 13:00,
1 Great White Egret (In Fishing Lodge Bay Still, viewable from Oak Hide or the Waterside Café ) [David Jobbins]

Hanningfield Reservoir
Sunday 09 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 08:30 to 12:45,
Great White Egret (Oak Hide, then lagoon behind causeway at 12.45) 3 Black-necked Grebe [Simon Satchell]

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Friday 07 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 13:00 to 16:00, sunny with some cloud; westerly breeze
2 Little Egret Great White Egret 9 Red-crested Pochard (west bank) 4 Egyptian Goose (west bank) 5 Buzzard 2 Hobby 3 Ringed Plover 3 Green Sandpiper 5 Ruff 2 Yellow-legged Gull 2 Black Tern [Mark Gregory]

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:45 to 16:20, Dry, sun & cloud, W breeze, 20c. Sightings with Brenda.
Great White Egret (Oak hide.) Common Tern (Oak hide.) Grey Wagtail (Oak hide.) 100 Mute Swan (circa.) 3 Ringed Plover (Point hide.) 4 Dunlin (Point hide.) 100 Black-tailed Godwit (circa. Widespread.) 3 Green Sandpiper Common Sandpiper Greenshank (Lyster hide.) 2 Hobby 3 Buzzard 20 Jackdaw (circa.) 32 Grey Heron (Widespread.) 50 Lapwing (circa.) Oystercatcher 4 Pintail (females, Rawl hide.) 4 Wigeon (Drakes, Rawl hide.) 50 Swallow (Crude estimates for all Hirundines, many showing all over for duration.) 50 House Martin 50 Sand Martin 2 Ruff (Rawl hide.) 20 Little Grebe (At least.) 100 Teal (Plus.) 2 Red-crested Pochard (Females.) 2 Snipe Black-necked Grebe (Rawl hide.) [David Hale]

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 12:15, Sunny, some cloud. Chilly breeze.
4 Pintail (RAWL hide.) 2 Hobby (Chasing hirundines. RAWL hide. One close to Oak hide.) 3 Buzzard 2 Common Tern (At least. Oak hide.) Nuthatch (Calling near to Oak hide.) 2 Green Sandpiper Ruff [Andrew Cox]

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Thursday 06 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 09:30 to 12:30, Clear, Sunny, Warm and Still
74 Black-tailed Godwit (55 Causeway, 15 RAWL hide, 4 Oak Hide) Ruff (Oak Hide) 11 Ringed Plover (7 Causeway, 4 Point Hide) 2 Dunlin (Point Hide) 3 Green Sandpiper (RAWL hide) 8 Snipe (Causeway) 75 Lapwing (Causeway) 4 Black-necked Grebe (RAWL hide) Red Kite (Over West Bank) Great White Egret (Oak Hide) Little Egret (Oak Hide) Chiffchaff (Woodland) 2 Blackcap (Male and Female Woodland feeding on Elderberries) Willow Warbler (Woodland) [David Petts]

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Monday 03 Sep

Hanningfield Reservoir 16:15 to 16:45, sunny warm few clouds; Fremnells Causeway
2 Black-necked Grebe 3 Ringed Plover 7 Snipe 63 Black-tailed Godwit Greenshank Common Sandpiper [Mark Gregory]

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