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
14/10/21HobbyWargrave1M J Hubbard
15:03
Over headed South East. SU777779.  
11/10/21HobbyLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
14:00
juv. Late bird hunting local airspace for over an hour.  
04/10/21HobbyFleethill Farm2J C Morgan
10:00
Seen with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
03/10/21HobbyFleethill Farm1J D Savage
12:40
imm. Catching dragonflies over trees to the north of the site. Private site, view only from footpath.  
02/10/21HobbyLower Farm GP1N Cleere
10:00
 
29/09/21HobbyEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
09:40
Ad, heading W. Please only view from the public bridleway.  
28/09/21HobbyBattlemead Common, Cookham1D Fuller
16:32
juv. juvenile Hobby hawking over the common for insects seen close at times. SU905838.  
28/09/21HobbyMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Tomczynski
15:30
juv f/w. Hawking over and along canal.  
26/09/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1J Carson
10:44
Flying around over Manor Lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
22/09/21HobbyGorrick Plantation3E Napper
15:30
Adult feeding 2 Juveniles Dragonfly at top of Pine Tree.  
19/09/21HobbyFleethill Farm1P Bright-Thomas
18:00
Feeding along copse edge to N. Private site, view only from footpath.  
19/09/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P Bright-Thomas
16:20
Over Manor lake, then south. Please only view from the public footpath.  
17/09/21HobbyLangley Mead1S Lynch
18:40
SU732670.  
15/09/21HobbyHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
07:02
Hawking small group of House Martins. SU750724.  
13/09/21HobbyCrookham Common1M J Dear
14:39
 
13/09/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
10:00
Ad m & Juv, Manor lake, then W. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/09/21HobbyWokingham1P O'Neill
16:00
High over Ashridge Meadows, heading vaguely north.  
10/09/21HobbyFleethill Farm2J C Morgan
11:00
seen over 9 with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/09/21HobbyEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes3J M Clark
11:30
at least 2 juvs; catching dragonflies. Please only view from the public bridleway.  
07/09/21HobbyFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:00
v v v high then headed off South.  
07/09/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P Kendall
11:00
Hawking over west end of New Workings for a few minutes, then moved into Hampshire. Please only view from the public footpath.  
07/09/21HobbyLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1E Charlson
09:00
 
06/09/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
09:25
Ad m, perched at the top of a silver birch above the southern owl box and juv later at the west end of the diggings eating a dragonfly. Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/09/21HobbyCrowthorne Wood2D Sussex
15:45
Angrily dive bombing a passing Buzzard.  
04/09/21HobbyLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1J E Warren
SU782730.  
04/09/21HobbySonning Meadows2A B Tomczynski
15:00
Adult and Juvenile. Lots of calling. Aerial food pass observed.  
02/09/21HobbyTheale1G Sumner
18:35
Over the High Sttreet.  
02/09/21HobbyCompton Downs1M J Dear
16:03
 
02/09/21HobbyEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes1T Callister
15:30
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
02/09/21HobbyPadworth2G Sumner
15:18
Over Silver Lane briefly.  
02/09/21HobbyPadworth Common1G Sumner
10:30
Heading east over Rectory Rd.  
01/09/21HobbyPadworth Lane GP1K E Moore
15:00
Flew over pit, heading towards recently cut barley fields.  
31/08/21HobbyLower Earley1D J Mills
09:20
Opposite ASDA - Seen briefly flying fast & straight , a little above roof height , heading SE . Dark , hawk shape with no sign of colour , light poor. new local tick.  
30/08/21HobbyCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
15:55
south over Ridgeway at Compton Gallops.  
28/08/21HobbyCow Down, West Ilsley1A B Tomczynski
13:00
 
28/08/21HobbyCompton Downs2R Dawson
10:45
One at 10:45 and joined by a second bird at 11:00.  
27/08/21HobbyCrookham Common1P Brant
18:10
 
27/08/21HobbyRoden Downs1A B Merrick
10:00
Ranging widely.  
26/08/21HobbyLower Farm GP1N Cleere
09:00
mobbing a Peregrine.  
23/08/21HobbyWokingham1P O'Neill
07:30
Heading S over Warren House Rd.  
22/08/21HobbyMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
09:15
over low.  
20/08/21HobbyBattlemead Common, Cookham1D Fuller
18:13
juv. hunting over the seasonal flood seen from towpath. SU907837.  
20/08/21HobbyCompton4A B Merrick
16:15
Hawking over north end of village and to east of Churn Rd.  
19/08/21HobbyStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:25
ad. over Cleeve Court.  
15/08/21HobbySonning Meadows2A B Tomczynski
15:00
In flight close together calling.  
14/08/21HobbyLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
10:00
Usual brown bird, plus adult over Lodge Wood.  
13/08/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1A B Tomczynski
15:00
 
11/08/21HobbyEnglefield1R Crawford
07:45
Made a couple of unsuccessful attempts at snatching Swallows.  
09/08/21HobbyThatcham1R Keel
18:16
West over garden. SU503674.  
08/08/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
07:30
The 1st year bird continues to hunt Sand Martin over the lake each morning, generally returning to the Oak behind the artificial wall.  
06/08/21HobbyStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:50
over Thames north of village chasing hirundines.  
03/08/21HobbyLowbury Hill1A B Tomczynski
14:45
 
02/08/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1B T Bennett
15:03
 
01/08/21HobbyTidmarsh1R Crawford
08:00
Flew low over M4.  
01/08/21HobbyFobney Meadow1R C Price
11:10
Hawking for insects over marsh. Then landed in ash tree at the back. Mobbed by 1 magpie and then 2 more . Hobby then took off west. Appeared over the marsh later around 12:15.  
31/07/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
06:25
Chased off Peregrine and returned to Oak behind Sand Martin wall. Still present 09:30.  
29/07/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1E Charlson
17:35
Chasing a Lapwing. Please only view from the public footpath.  
27/07/21HobbyLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:30
All birds seen from Ron’s Hide with Bert.  
25/07/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
15:02
 
22/07/21HobbyEmmbrook1P O'Neill
19:30
Circled above Eamer Crescent before heading off NE.  
22/07/21HobbyLower Farm GP1N Cleere
09:30
ad.  
21/07/21HobbyEmmbrook1P O'Neill
19:30
Hawking over Eamer Crescent for 5 mins.  
10/07/21HobbyFobney Meadow1A V Lawson
10:00
 
08/07/21HobbyCharvil3K Lanxon
21:04
Flying over St Patricks playing field and farm land catching insects.  
06/07/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
Over East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
04/07/21HobbyCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
15:00
over top of Compton Gallops.  
25/06/21HobbyBuckler's Forest1R Dawson
16:15
 
22/06/21HobbyCabbage Hill, Newell Green1B D Clews
11:55
Chasing Skylark ( unsuccessfully I think).  
22/06/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Dawson
11:07
Low over East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/06/21HobbySonning Meadows1A B Tomczynski
14:50
ad. Sat in large oak tree.  
13/06/21HobbyEmmbrook1P O'Neill
13:30
Flying amongst Swifts high above Eamer Crescent.  
11/06/21HobbyOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
10:30
Hunting overhead.  
11/06/21HobbySwinley Park1R Parsons
12:00
Same place as last year.  
07/06/21HobbySandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
12:30
Feeding on insects over Sandford Lake and Black Swan Lake.  
06/06/21HobbySouthcote Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1L Lewington
18:30
Probable
Sat on telephone wire for a long while.  
05/06/21HobbySwinley Park1J Crouch
18:00
Hawking for insects in usual spot.  
02/06/21HobbyThatcham1R Keel
11:45
West over garden. SU503674.  
31/05/21HobbySummerleaze GP1C Carlaw
14:43
First I've seen here in week or so. SU893824.  
28/05/21HobbyLower Farm GP1E Davies
12:30
 
28/05/21HobbyKennetmouth1R C Price
10:00
Hawking for insects over Thames, Tesco side. Then gradually moves along to Kings Meadow section.  
27/05/21HobbySwinley Park1J Crouch
19:00
It's returned. Looking disheveled perched in tree in same clearing as last year.  
27/05/21HobbyKennetmouth1R C Price
16:10
Over the rowing lake along with 40 Swift, 15 Herring Gull, 15 LBBG, 20 BH Gull, 2 Buzzard, 4 Red Kite.  
26/05/21HobbyPurley on Thames, Reading1R Crawford
10:10
Catching small prey items over the Thames.  
26/05/21HobbyNewbury1A E Hickman
16:15
Circling with a kite. Seen from.the garden. Another garden year bird at last! SU464668.  
25/05/21HobbyUfton Nervet1P Hickman
20:56
Sitting on branch in Pine at Church Plantation.  
24/05/21HobbyJubilee River2D Fuller
19:53
ad. flying together up and down the river catching mayflies. SU916803.  
24/05/21HobbyKennetmouth4R C Price
17:00
Hawking for insects at Marina mainly at tree height and below and among the boats. All ad.  
24/05/21HobbyKennetmouth1R C Price
11:45
Hawking for insects low over the Thames, in the tops of trees and over the back of the Rowing Lake. Did a circuit for about 20 mins.  
23/05/21HobbyOdney Club, Cookham1B D Clews
10:30
 
21/05/21HobbyLower Farm GP2M J Dear
08:19
 
19/05/21HobbyKennetmouth2R C Price
12:30
Over Kennetmouth hawking for insects then drifted east along the Thames.  
16/05/21HobbySummerleaze GP3C Carlaw
12:56
SU893824.  
15/05/21HobbyLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
11:13
2s. Perched in Ash along Loddon (opposite small wooden bridge). Strong contrast between grey mantle and brownish wings, so prob second summer.  
14/05/21HobbyLittle Sandhurst, Sandhurst1D Sussex
21:00
Hunting at dusk over a small hilltop copse and wooded gardens.  
14/05/21HobbySummerleaze GP2C Carlaw
16:01
SU893824.  
13/05/21HobbyMain Pit, Theale GPs1R J Godden
12:00
 
13/05/21HobbyPangbourne1R Crawford
15:00
Hawking to and fro along the Thames upstream of Whitchurch Lock & weir.  
12/05/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
08:45
Flew past at sewage works. Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/05/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
08:45
Flew past at sewage works. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/05/21HobbyFleethill Farm1J D Savage
16:05
Performed a leisurely circuit of the site. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/05/21HobbySandhurst1R J Godden
11:30
Flew over my garden.  
09/05/21HobbyLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
13:06
 
08/05/21HobbyReading1R C Price
20:07
Going NE over Verto roundabout.  
07/05/21HobbyCharvil CP1D Tainton
16:49
 
07/05/21HobbyGreen Park1S Robertson
13:00
flying over.  
07/05/21HobbyEarley1S Birks
10:54
On a roof. SU743721.  
06/05/21HobbyRiver Kennet, just along from Fobney Island Reserve1L Lewington
19:30
Probable
Sat on telephone wire for about five minutes then flew off. SU695718.  
07/05/21HobbyMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
05:40
Flew west from a tree by the R Blackwater.  
05/05/21HobbySummerleaze GP2C Carlaw
16:28
Two hawking around the west end of the lake. SU893824.  
04/05/21HobbyPadworth Common1G Sumner
11:21
Over Rectory Rd.  
03/05/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Dawson
10:00
Seen briefly from STW with JCM. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/05/21HobbyHeron's Nest, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
15:45
Over south side then high over Bennett's Hill.  
01/05/21HobbySpeen, Newbury2R Jinks
13:15
Hawking over railway bridge.  
30/04/21HobbyBracknell1D A MacKenzie Dodds
13:45
Over north.  
29/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1R C Price
14:00
With swifts catching insects over marsh then headed NW. Seen again west of Footpath 6 at 14:42 and 15:00. Then at 17:00 catching insects between 3rd and 4th pylon before moving off NW again.  
26/04/21HobbyCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
18:15
reported over High Road, Cookham Rise, by Derek Fry.  
26/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1M F Walford
12:50
 
25/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1R C Price
15:10
Between pylons 3 and 4. Not for long. Lost it low and west.  
25/04/21HobbyMoatlands GP, Theale GPs2J Bishop
14:30
 
24/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1M F Walford
13:00
 
24/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1R Holder
12:32
Sitting on perch near path on first ditch from A33.  
23/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow3N Rampton
12:46
Now 3 hawking.  
23/04/21HobbyFobney Meadow1N Rampton
12:41
Footpath 6 hawking.  
16/04/21HobbyNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:00
One flew fast and erratically through to the north. Please only view from the public footpath.