Berkshire bird news

Monday 12th February 2024

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
12/02/24GreenfinchUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
14:21
 
12/02/24SnipePadworth Lane floods50K E Moore
15:30
Counted,all told prob.70 All on the emergent vegetation.  
12/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods400K E Moore
15:30
Usual flock ,with water receding,more rroom.  
12/02/24OystercatcherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2K E Moore
13:50
On the artificial island,poking above water.  
12/02/24OystercatcherMain Pit, Theale GPs3K E Moore
14:00
1 on Sailing club lawn,2 on Oyc Island.  
12/02/24RavenMain Pit, Theale GPs1K E Moore
14:00
Kronking as it finally landed on square topped pylon on edge of Hosehill.Cane in from main pit .  
12/02/24FieldfareAldermaston Wharf1A Kydd
14:55
 
12/02/24LapwingSonning Meadows50A B Tomczynski
15:00
Counted. Along with hundreds of gulls on extensive flooding. Highest since 2014 a local person told me.  
12/02/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows1A B Tomczynski
14:15
 
12/02/24StonechatSonning Meadows3A B Tomczynski
14:15
1m, 2f.  
12/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
14:25
at Streatley STW.  
12/02/24FirecrestStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:25
at Streatley STW.  
12/02/24Reed BuntingColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Reedman
11:10
m. on hide feeders.  
12/02/24Little EgretColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Reedman
11:00
Near side of CLN.  
12/02/24Great White EgretColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Reedman
11:00
Eastern side of CLN.  
12/02/24BuzzardCock Marsh2B Crathorne
14:15
 
12/02/24LapwingCock Marsh65B Crathorne
14:15
 
12/02/24Grey WagtailWoolhampton Lock1A James
12:50
Lakes not accessible on foot from the Row Barge car park without waders. Limited access to Oxlease Lake possible from the canal.  
12/02/24PeregrineNewbury1A James
11:30
Flying round BT tower being very vocal with a Red Kite, then hunting in area.  
12/02/24GoldfinchOckwells Park, Cox Green2N Bell
09:33
SU873782.  
12/02/24SnipeLower Farm GP6D Andrews
12:44
Seen with J andrews mjd.  
12/02/24Ring-necked ParakeetOckwells Park, Cox Green2N Bell
09:32
SU873785.  
12/02/24StarlingWest Ilsley1200N J Bucknell
11:15
estimated count of flock flying west, north of village.  
12/02/24FieldfareWest Ilsley150N J Bucknell
11:00
mostly in flock flying west of village.  
12/02/24Corn BuntingWest Ilsley1N J Bucknell
10:55
at south end of track from Sheep Down.  
12/02/24StonechatWest Ilsley2N J Bucknell
10:55
pair. at south end of track from Sheep Down.  
12/02/24RavenSheep Down (West Ilsley)2N J Bucknell
10:35
 
12/02/24StonechatSheep Down (West Ilsley)4N J Bucknell
3 males, 1 fem. 2 males, 1 female by Ridgeway at 10-25; another male down track to West Ilsley at 10-45.  
12/02/24Corn BuntingBury Down8N J Bucknell
by Ridgeway -7 west of carparks, 10-00 to 10-15; one east of them at 11-55, most singing.  
12/02/24StonechatBury Down4N J Bucknell
2 pairs. on Ridgeway one west of carparks at 09-50, another east of them at 12-00.  
12/02/24Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreat Thrift Wood, Cox Green1N Bell
10:08
SU872784.  
12/02/24KingfisherGreat Thrift Wood, Cox Green1N Bell
10:15
Flew across Thrift Lane along the Cut tributary. SU872784.  
12/02/24WrenGreat Thrift Wood, Cox Green1N Bell
10:07
SU872785.  
12/02/24Song ThrushGreat Thrift Wood, Cox Green2N Bell
10:03
SU872785.  
12/02/24GoldcrestOckwells Park, Cox Green1N Bell
09:37
SU872783.  
12/02/24Long-tailed TitOckwells Park, Cox Green3N Bell
09:31
SU872784.  
12/02/24StonechatOckwells Park, Cox Green2N Bell
09:20
1 male, 1 fem. SU879785.  
12/02/24ChaffinchOckwells Park, Cox Green1N Bell
09:01
fem. SU879785.  
12/02/24Reed BuntingOckwells Park, Cox Green3N Bell
08:54
1 male, 2 fem. SU878786.  
12/02/24CormorantOckwells Park, Cox Green1N Bell
08:51
SU878786.  
12/02/24RedwingOckwells Park, Cox Green4N Bell
08:51
SU878786.  
12/02/24Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green1N Bell
08:25
SU877790.  
12/02/24LinnetWargrave100M J Hubbard
11:28
+ in oaks & field of rough pasture off Blakes Road by Kings Farm Corner in Upper Wargrave. SU798788.  
12/02/24SparrowhawkTilehurst1G Sumner
11:11
m. Being mobbed by a crow over Dark Lane.  
12/02/24BuzzardEmmer Green2T Pointer
10:54
Soaring high on a thermal. SU717771.  
12/02/24WigeonSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs37D Andrews
09:53
Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/02/24PochardSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs70D Andrews
09:52
Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/02/24Cetti's WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1D Andrews
09:46
Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/02/24OystercatcherSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs3D Andrews
09:46
Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/02/24GoldeneyeSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1D Andrews
09:46
Male seen WITH J ANDREWS . Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/02/24Cetti's WarblerThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
08:00
 
12/02/24Grey WagtailThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
08:00
Paths flooded in many places.  
12/02/24Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow8A Absolom
08:09
On floods from matalan c p.