DEAD SWANS Sadly 4 dead Swans were found at Hosehill recently. BBOWT and DEFRA have been advised due to the current national outbreak of Avian flu strain H5N1. This strain can be contracted by humans so if you come across dead birds don't touch them! Any sightings of multiple dead wild birds should be reported to DEFRA on 03459 335577.

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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2021 and 31/12/2021.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
30/11/21Grey HeronCaversham, R. Thames2J J Kearns
12:30
At Caversham lock.  
28/11/21Grey HeronLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:30
 
27/11/21Grey HeronView Island, R. Thames, Caversham1J J Kearns
12:05
 
15/11/21Grey HeronUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
12:32
sitting in tree in garden eyeing up my pond no doubt.  
09/11/21Grey HeronSwallowfield Church1J Taylor
13:14
 
05/11/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A E Hickman
13:00
 
05/11/21Grey HeronCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
11:00
 
02/11/21Grey HeronWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
08:10
Low S.  
30/10/21Grey HeronLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
Pic on Berks Ornithological Facebook page. SU781733.  
26/10/21Grey HeronGreat Pond, Sunninghill CP2D Sussex
11:00
 
23/10/21Grey HeronBattlemead Common, Cookham2B D Clews
10:00
 
23/10/21Grey HeronAston2J J Kearns
11:25
 
21/10/21Grey HeronBattlemead Common, Cookham2B D Clews
10:00
on flood-meadow, per David Fuller.  
10/10/21Grey HeronBray GPs1S A Graham
09:00
 
09/10/21Grey HeronCaversham1J J Kearns
09:04
On our roof.  
05/10/21Grey HeronNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:40
Perched on raft for a time.  
25/09/21Grey HeronLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
13:35
On bund.  
22/09/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP6G Stewart
15:30
 
19/09/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs9K P Duncan
 
18/09/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs6S A Graham
09:00
 
16/09/21Grey HeronGreenham Common1R C Watts
12:30
 
11/09/21Grey HeronFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:15
On marsh.  
08/09/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP10G Stewart
17:00
 
01/09/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP8G Stewart
15:50
 
20/08/21Grey HeronNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
19:00
1.  
11/08/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP17G Stewart
16:30
 
10/08/21Grey HeronKings Rd Newbury2K G White
07:53
juv. Flying east past BT. SU473668.  
06/08/21Grey HeronNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
17:00
Don't usually see two Grey Heron here - a single heron is a occasional sighting.  
04/08/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP16G Stewart
16:15
 
28/07/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP11G Stewart
15:15
 
28/07/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP15M J Dear
14:03
And 20 Little Egret.  
26/07/21Grey HeronEmmbrook1P O'Neill
09:00
In the pond on Emmbrook Place estate.  
26/07/21Grey HeronWokingham1P O'Neill
08:15
Landed on house roof at The Terrace in town centre.  
23/07/21Grey HeronNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
07:54
Flying west along Kennet. SU474669.  
21/07/21Grey HeronNewbury town centre1K G White
08:10
Flew straight over BT but no response. SU474669.  
14/07/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP12G Stewart
16:15
 
13/07/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP1N Cleere
10:30
ad. watched yesterday trying to swallow a half grown Gadwall youngster. Also seen by ABT.  
05/07/21Grey HeronWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
08:30
Flew W along Emm Brook.  
27/06/21Grey HeronLittle John's Farm, Reading3S A Graham
14:00
Cow lane.  
29/04/21Grey HeronOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
08:30
 
17/06/21Grey HeronCaversham, R. Thames2J J Kearns
12:44
 
15/06/21Grey HeronSwallowfield Park1J Taylor
09:04
 
09/06/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP11G Stewart
16:10
 
25/05/21Grey HeronBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead1R C Watts
12:30
 
05/05/21Grey HeronBurghfield GPs6S Cullura
17:30
Six seen in trees in heronry by lake.  
03/05/21Grey HeronCrookham Pools, Crookham Common1R Gilham
12:00
 
02/05/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1R C Watts
11:00
 
01/05/21Grey HeronSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2S Cullura
17:15
 
30/04/21Grey HeronCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
13:00
Flying away from the cut towards bridge farm.  
25/04/21Grey HeronDinton Pastures CP4M Green
13:00
 
24/04/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2R Holder
07:44
 
24/04/21Grey HeronHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2R Holder
07:44
 
19/04/21Grey HeronSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs10S Wearing
08:30
Included at least three juveniles.  
12/04/21Grey HeronWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
12:15
Down onto the Emm Brook.  
11/04/21Grey HeronBucklebury1T Jennings
10:45
SU538716.  
10/04/21Grey HeronWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
11:00
ad.  
08/04/21Grey HeronCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
15:12
 
07/04/21Grey HeronCaversham1J J Kearns
18:49
Flying low over garden.  
04/04/21Grey HeronSulhamstead Abbots1P Hickman
16:45
At the pool at Abbots farm.  
01/04/21Grey HeronLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
15:05
At teal hide.  
31/03/21Grey HeronGreenham Common1J J Kearns
15:12
 
30/03/21Grey HeronNewland Farm, Charvil1K Sparks
11:32
 
31/03/21Grey HeronFurze Platt2B D Clews
10:00
attending nest at Odney Club.  
28/03/21Grey HeronWakers Farm, Fifield1S D Abbott
14:11
 
27/03/21Grey HeronEarley1E Charlson
11:59
Flew very low over garden. SU760712.  
23/03/21Grey HeronCaversham1J J Kearns
10:46
Seen from Henley Road Allotments. Landed on roof of house in Chiltern Road.  
20/03/21Grey HeronDinton Pastures CP3M Green
12:00
 
20/03/21Grey HeronWokingham1R C Watts
10:20
SU807673.  
20/03/21Grey HeronLower Earley1D J Mills
09:30
heading towards Dinton P. , appeared to have taken off from local garden.  
17/03/21Grey HeronMill Pond, Bracknell1M Green
12:00
 
12/03/21Grey HeronLarks Hill2M Green
11:00
Pair together near warfield school.  
10/03/21Grey HeronFurze Platt1T Firth
14:23
Landed in our neighbours garden a few minutes ago. Unusual sight in these parts!  
09/03/21Grey HeronDinton Pastures CP2M Green
11:00
Saw separately but not same bird.  
06/03/21Grey HeronNorth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell1J E Warren
Catching and eating white bread! Pics on Berks. Ornithological Club's Facebook page. SU869671.  
06/03/21Grey HeronLittle John's Farm, Reading2S A Graham
14:00
Again no wildfowl present.  
05/03/21Grey HeronBurghfield Mill GP, Theale GPs3C Feltham
07:20
SU666706.  
02/03/21Grey HeronEarley1K Sparks
07:49
flew low over our house.  
01/03/21Grey HeronThames Meadows, Purley4M J Smith
16:16
On Springs Farm paddock fencing, highest count this year.  
26/02/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP2N Cleere
10:30
active nests. First time they have bred here - presumably displaced from the Trout Lake heronry. A company called Carptronic now lease the Trout Lake and a scan of the well established heronry revealed no active nests at all. It appears that the fishermen have removed most of the old nest platforms and cut down some of the trees. Can the company be prosecuted?  
23/02/21Grey HeronThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
14:48
Usual 2, one carrying nesting material towards Spring Farm house tall trees, a bit far to Main Pit Theale?, hopefully local breeding attempt.  
22/02/21Grey HeronStreatley11N J Bucknell
13:50
10 adults, one juv bird. together on Cleeve Lock Meadow.  
13/02/21Grey HeronWindsor Great Park1M Green
13:00
 
06/02/21Grey HeronCaversham1J J Kearns
16:20
On our roof.  
28/01/21Grey HeronBattlemead Common, Cookham2B D Clews
12:00
 
28/01/21Grey HeronFobney Meadow1R C Price
15:10
Nr brick path copse.  
28/01/21Grey HeronEarley1K Sparks
11:23
Flying N over the garden towards the Thames.  
23/01/21Grey HeronBucklebury1T Jennings
10:00
SU542711.  
25/01/21Grey HeronThames Valley Business Park, Reading1K Sparks
15:19
flew from north of the Thames.  
22/01/21Grey HeronLower Farm GP9R Young
13:00
In the trees in the far north west corner near the railway.  
22/01/21Grey HeronCaversham1R C Watts
14:50
Over. SU719755.  
12/01/21Grey HeronWokingham7S Stevenson
12:51
On flooded field N of Ludgrove access rd. SU813674.  
09/01/21Grey HeronFobney Island1R Holder
14:27
 
05/01/21Grey HeronMartin's Heron, Bracknell1J Crouch
11:00
At Allsmoor Pond. SU884685.  
04/01/21Grey HeronEton Wick1D Cleal
17:18
 
03/01/21Grey HeronCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
15:59
 
01/01/21Grey HeronCookham Rise, Maidenhead1M Vogel
12:10
Unusual garden tick here in The Rise...