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.

Berkshire Bird News

Search Results

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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
30/11/21Greylag GoosePadworth Lane GP80K E Moore
15:30
approx with usual 2 ‘farmies ‘ and the Canada’s,the flock was in usual field and could be viewed at distance and through scrubby riverside vegetation.  
26/11/21Greylag GooseStreatley219N J Bucknell
13:40
at Streatley Farm.  
21/11/21Greylag GooseStreatley179N J Bucknell
11:45
on Thames north of village.  
18/11/21Greylag GooseWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:30
Flew in from NE then back NW, some calling. First of year from garden.  
17/11/21Greylag GooseMoatlands GP, Theale GPs196A E Hickman
12:30
Plus 4 white farmyard/hybrid types.  
08/11/21Greylag GooseSonning Meadows2R C Watts
11:25
SU759761.  
05/11/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs3A E Hickman
13:00
 
19/10/21Greylag GooseMoor Green Lakes29R F Milligan
09:10
Tern Island, CLN.  
16/10/21Greylag GoosePurley on Thames, Reading238N J Bucknell
on WeBS count.  
11/10/21Greylag GooseMoor Green Lakes9R F Milligan
13:15
CLN.  
07/10/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs77K P Duncan
 
29/09/21Greylag GooseMoor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
13:30
CLN. All sightings s/w TR.  
20/09/21Greylag GooseMoor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
11:47
Tern Island, CLN.  
20/09/21Greylag GooseEnglefield450R Crawford
07:30
Flew over.  
19/09/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs265K P Duncan
 
18/09/21Greylag GoosePurley on Thames, Reading540N J Bucknell
11:50
on Thames, west of Mapledurham Lock.  
18/09/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs240S A Graham
09:00
Min. also Muntjac on island.  
07/09/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs263K P Duncan
 
07/08/21Greylag GooseEnglefield276R Crawford
07:00
 
06/08/21Greylag GooseNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh26G Stewart
17:00
A Flock of 22 seen together and couple of what look like youngsters associating with the Canada Geese.  
04/08/21Greylag GooseFleethill Farm6R F Milligan
12:15
Flew over >E. Private site, view only from footpath.  
02/08/21Greylag GooseWidbrook Common40B D Clews
11:30
flying over.  
31/07/21Greylag GooseEnglefield253R Crawford
07:30
Feeding in stubble field.  
09/07/21Greylag GooseLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP9R C Watts
11:50
 
07/07/21Greylag GooseColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes16R J Godden
06:30
 
22/06/21Greylag GooseNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh11G Stewart
15:30
20 seen last Saturday 19th.  
19/06/21Greylag GooseStreatley172N J Bucknell
11:20
120 adults, 52 juv. north of village on Thames, including quite a few small goslings considering the lateness of the season.  
04/06/21Greylag GooseNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
17:10
A pair seen with single young gosling 10 Greylag geese seen in all.  
25/05/21Greylag GooseBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead1R C Watts
12:30
 
17/05/21Greylag GooseRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs10A Taylor
11:30
6 adults, 4 goslings. All close together on water at eastern end of lake.  
07/05/21Greylag GooseLower Farm GP6N Cleere
10:10
pair + 4 small goslings - first local breeding for the year.  
07/05/21Greylag GooseWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs28J Lerpiniere
14:13
Including 3 broods. SU6370.  
06/05/21Greylag GooseRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs4A Taylor
15:15
2 ad + 2 goslings.  
05/05/21Greylag GooseThames Meadows, Purley7A Taylor
12:00
2 adults, 5 goslings. I adult Canada, I adult Greylag in close family group, apparently fighting off interest from another Canada! Hybrids have been reported from this location in the past, so........................!  
05/05/21Greylag GooseThames Meadows, Purley8A Taylor
12:00
2 adult, 6 goslings.  
02/05/21Greylag GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs6R C Watts
11:00
With about 20 + goslings.  
22/04/21Greylag GooseGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes2S Primarolo
 
27/04/21Greylag GooseEnglemere Pond, Ascot8B Wilkes
13:50
Probable
 
25/04/21Greylag GooseDinton Pastures CP2M Green
13:00
Pair with 6 chicks on black swan lake.  
23/04/21Greylag GooseNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh12G Stewart
15:50
 
09/04/21Greylag GooseEnglemere Pond, Ascot5B Wilkes
15:22
Very active & vocal between the pairs.  
02/04/21Greylag GooseSwinley Brickpits, Swinley Forest2S D Abbott
12:15
 
30/03/21Greylag GooseEnglemere Pond, Ascot8P Mannion
10:00
Possibly nine. Eight seen in four pairs, being very territorial and attacking the Canada geese. One pair building a nest.  
18/03/21Greylag GooseEnglemere Pond, Ascot4B Wilkes
20:10
Probable
 
14/03/21Greylag GooseFobney Meadow12R C Price
13:15
In south west corner nr. real railway.  
15/03/21Greylag GooseNewbury Racecourse9D Edwards
11:15
Grazing at extreme east end of Racecourse.  
09/03/21Greylag GooseFobney Meadow4R C Price
12:00
On meadow opposite Fobney Island.  
09/03/21Greylag GooseDinton Pastures CP2M Green
11:00
 
08/03/21Greylag GooseNewland Farm, Charvil18M J Hubbard
14:36
SU776766.  
06/03/21Greylag GooseCharvil18R C Watts
09:18
 
05/03/21Greylag GooseCharvil10R C Watts
13:28
Plus. SU775766.  
04/03/21Greylag GooseCaversham9R C Watts
13:45
On river.  
27/02/21Greylag GooseStreatley128N J Bucknell
12:40
on Thames north of village.  
22/02/21Greylag GooseCheapside55S D Abbott
10:00
In large field to north of the Great Pond. SU932703.  
20/02/21Greylag GooseNew workings, Moor Green Lakes31R J Godden
11:00
Flew in from Fleethill Farm. Please only view from the public footpath.  
06/02/21Greylag GooseTemple Farm, Hurley45B Crathorne
15:19
plus 1 Barnacle Goose.  
02/02/21Greylag GooseWidbrook Common100D Cleal
15:30
 
31/01/21Greylag GooseBisham110B Crathorne
11:00
Plus 1 Barnacle and 1 Bar-headed.  
30/01/21Greylag GooseStreatley155N J Bucknell
14:35
at Streatley Farm.  
21/01/21Greylag GooseTemple110B Crathorne
10:30
In fields off Bradenham lane plus 2 Bar-Headed and 1 Barnacle.  
17/01/21Greylag GooseStreatley163N J Bucknell
15:50
at Streatley Farm.  
15/01/21Greylag GooseStreatley175N J Bucknell
15:45
at Streatley Farm.  
10/01/21Greylag GooseStreatley198N J Bucknell
11:35
at Streatley Farm.  
04/01/21Greylag GooseSearle's Farm Lane GP (S), Burghfield GPs100K E Moore
14:30
Approx.