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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
28/12/21KestrelCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
10:00
flying along Whyteladyes Lane.  
25/12/21KestrelWinkfield Row1S D Abbott
14:35
Hunting over field in Osman's Close Woodlands.  
23/12/21KestrelBattlemead East field1D Fuller
20:11
ad fem. sitting in tree on East field. SU907838.  
21/12/21KestrelShinfield1R Reedman
12:00
Over fields along new by-pass.  
20/12/21KestrelLoddon upstream by Loddon Bridge1D Broadbridge
14:00
f. Flew in area for 20+minutes, diving to ground hunting a couple of times. SU764715.  
14/12/21KestrelGreenham Common1I Quelch
11:30
Please keep to the main paths.  
13/12/21KestrelWarfield1S C Rider
11:20
male. SU872724.  
13/12/21KestrelWokingham1P O'Neill
08:15
fem. Hunting over Ashridge Meadows, Eldridge Park.  
12/12/21KestrelCrazies Hill1J J Kearns
10:35
 
12/12/21KestrelRoden Downs1N J Bucknell
11:30
hovering, south of Ridgeway.  
06/12/21KestrelDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
14:45
 
29/11/21KestrelWokingham3P O'Neill
12:00
fem type. Two hunting over Eldridge Park, one close by in tree beside the A329M.  
27/11/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
13:25
fem. over meadows between Cleeve Court and the Swan.  
26/11/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
13:00
fem. by water east of STW.  
23/11/21KestrelHolyport1S K Proddow
10:00
Field behind Hearne drive.  
22/11/21KestrelBury Down1R Keel
11:00
Please be aware that there has been a spate of car break-ins at the car park on the ridgeway at Bury Down recently.  
21/11/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:20
fem. hovering over fields between the Swan and Cleeve Court.  
19/11/21KestrelThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
16:43
South side of Springs farm.  
13/11/21KestrelRoden Downs1N J Bucknell
15:25
fem. by Ridgeway.  
13/11/21KestrelPurley on Thames, Reading1N J Bucknell
10:35
male. flying across Thames carrying long earthworm.  
07/11/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:05
over Thames, initially harrying a Red Kite, then chased itself by Crows.  
03/11/21KestrelSaltney Mead, Purley1M J Smith
12:30
fem. Over Pangbourne pumping station fields, first female I’ve seen here, usually males hunting.  
03/11/21KestrelShurlock Row1R Alliss
10:29
First one here for months.  
30/10/21KestrelBattlemead Common1B D Clews
12:00
female hover-hunting.  
30/10/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:35
male. over Thames at Streatley Farm.  
28/10/21KestrelFobney Meadow1A Kydd
20:29
 
28/10/21KestrelFobney Meadow1A Kydd
20:29
male.  
23/10/21KestrelBattlemead Common1B D Clews
10:00
female.  
21/10/21KestrelMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
14:30
 
21/10/21KestrelBattlemead Common1B D Clews
10:00
female hunting, per David Fuller.  
21/10/21KestrelBattlemead Common1D Fuller
13:31
ad fem. seen from Thames towpath hovering over newly cut grass. SU902840.  
15/10/21KestrelFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
08:00
 
14/10/21KestrelWargrave1M J Hubbard
15:03
Chasing Sparrowhawk. SU777779.  
13/10/21KestrelDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
13:00
male.  
11/10/21KestrelGreenham Common1J J Kearns
13:05
Please keep to the main paths.  
10/10/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:40
fem. by track to Churn.  
05/10/21KestrelFobney Meadow1A V Lawson
09:30
f. Very vocal. No sign of the male.  
04/10/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
13:30
f.  
04/10/21KestrelWokingham1P O'Neill
13:00
male. Hunting over Ashridge Meadows.  
04/10/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
12:30
fem. Over Old Forest Meadows.  
03/10/21KestrelStreatley2N J Bucknell
female at Cleeve Court, 14-00, and one at Streatley Farm 15-25.  
30/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
10:00
 
25/09/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:30
fem. by track to East Ilsley.  
25/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R Dryden
09:00
 
24/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
10:00
More courting and display Very vocal.  
22/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
09:00
Display and checking out an old nest site.  
24/09/21KestrelBattlemead Common1D Fuller
15:04
ad fem. hunting in recently cut hay meadow. SU906836.  
23/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:10
Fem.  
18/09/21KestrelWest Ilsley2N J Bucknell
female on rape stubble field south of Bury Down East car park at 16-15, male by Bury Lane, near county boundary 16-35.  
17/09/21KestrelMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
12:30
f.  
17/09/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
11:30
fem. over concrete road.  
17/09/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:30
fem. over Compton gallops, chased by Rook.  
15/09/21KestrelRoden Downs1N J Bucknell
15:30
fem. by Ridgeway.  
11/09/21KestrelMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross2S Lynch
17:00
 
11/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:07
f. west of marsh.  
10/09/21KestrelMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
14:45
f. SU724678.  
10/09/21KestrelFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
10:30
Seen over 7 with RD possibly a second bird above 1. Private site, view only from footpath.  
08/09/21KestrelFleethill Farm1J D Savage
17:50
male. Hunting at the east end of the site. Private site, view only from footpath.  
08/09/21KestrelMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
12:30
 
07/09/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
15:30
Fem.  
05/09/21KestrelGreenham1D Reynolds
 
04/09/21KestrelCompton1D Reynolds
15:40
 
04/09/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
11:30
fem. by concrete road.  
02/09/21KestrelWokingham1P O'Neill
16:30
fem type. Hunting over Ashridge Meadows.  
30/08/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
16:15
fem. by old university outstation.  
30/08/21KestrelNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
11:35
m, sat near the top of a large mound of spoil, with a carrion crow either side of him. S/W TC. Please only view from the public footpath.  
29/08/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:30
fem. at Streatley Farm.  
29/08/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
12:20
fem.  
23/08/21KestrelFleethill Farm1R F Milligan
11:25
m. Private site, view only from footpath.  
22/08/21KestrelLangley Mead1S Lynch
15:30
m. Sat on post for 10 mins.  
10/08/21KestrelFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
10:00
juv.  
21/08/21KestrelBattlemead Common1B D Clews
14:30
female.  
19/08/21KestrelFobney Meadow3R C Price
12:30
2 fem or juv (1 of these calling a lot in flight) . 1 moulty male with a couple of inner secondaries missing.  
12/08/21KestrelOdney Club, Cookham2B D Clews
10:00
juvs.  
04/08/21KestrelNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
11:35
f, western end of the diggings being mobbed by a C. Crow. Please only view from the public footpath.  
04/08/21KestrelShurlock Row1R Alliss
10:17
Being chased by 2 swallows.  
02/08/21KestrelWidbrook Common1B D Clews
11:30
 
02/08/21KestrelLea Farm Lake4B T Bennett
15:03
1f, 3juv.  
01/08/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:00
Fem. Hunting from small trees in tree line along back of marsh.  
31/07/21KestrelSulhamstead1P Hickman
15:25
On fence post near pylon south of Shortheath Lane.  
31/07/21KestrelLower Caversham1R Sajdak
07:06
Flying over my garden went west first of the year.  
30/07/21KestrelLower Farm Trout Lake1D Andrews
12:04
 
29/07/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
17:00
Fem. hunting in pylon 4 area.  
29/07/21KestrelNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1E Charlson
17:40
Please only view from the public footpath.  
29/07/21KestrelCookham Dean3B D Clews
10:30
hunting together; believe they bred on Cookham Dean Common.  
27/07/21KestrelSulhamstead1P Hickman
07:50
f. On pylon south of Shortheath Lane.  
16/07/21KestrelThames Valley Business Park1S Lynch
09:30
f.  
16/07/21KestrelPadworth1G Sumner
11:30
fem. SU620659.  
10/07/21KestrelHolyport2S K Proddow
15:30
By the green.  
09/07/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
09:25
fem. by track to East Ilsley near junction with Ridgeway.  
09/07/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
10:30
fem. near old university outstation.  
02/07/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:45
male. Rectory Road, near Golf Course.  
26/06/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:10
male. sat on telegraph pole at Rectory Road, being "buzzed" by local Swallows.  
23/06/21KestrelOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
07:19
male.  
22/06/21KestrelFrost Folly1B D Clews
11:55
Female hunting.  
22/06/21KestrelCabbage Hill, Newell Green1B D Clews
11:55
male hunting.  
19/06/21KestrelFarnborough1N J Bucknell
15:30
by road between village and Saddleback farm shop.  
19/06/21KestrelEmmbrook3P O'Neill
07:30
adult, juv. Two, possibly three, recently fledged juveniles and adult female. One fledgling swaying precariously on a branch just below what was presumably their nest.  
13/06/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
13:30
male. Being mobbed by a Pied Wagtail, low over Herd Drive/Eamer Crescent.  
11/06/21KestrelOckwells Park, Cox Green2B D Clews
09:30
both perched outside nest box.  
08/06/21KestrelWokingham1P O'Neill
12:30
Optimistically chasing Swifts over the town centre.  
08/06/21KestrelCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
06:00
 
06/06/21KestrelSwinley Forest1D Sussex
22:00
Rapley at dusk.  
06/06/21KestrelGarth Meadow, Bracknell1M Green
17:00
 
04/06/21KestrelLarks Hill1M Green
19:00
Often see this kestrel perched on top of the trees next to the cut opposite warfield school.  
31/05/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
16:15
Over Eamer Crescent.  
28/05/21KestrelWokingham1D Sussex
06:30
m. by Holme Grange.  
24/05/21KestrelKennetmouth1R C Price
11:45
 
21/05/21KestrelBuckler's Forest1D Sussex
07:00
SU850652.  
19/05/21KestrelKennetmouth1R C Price
13:00
male.  
10/05/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
08:00
male. Hunting, then perched in oak tree in Old Forest Meadows.  
09/05/21KestrelWaltham St Lawrence1J C Morgan
09:30
 
06/05/21KestrelNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:30
f. Ar the entrance to the Barn Owl box, looking in. Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/05/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
08:45
Hovering very high near 3rd pylon.  
05/05/21KestrelThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
08:25
m.  
03/05/21KestrelWindsor Great Park1S D Abbott
12:30
m. Good views of the hovering bird from about 10m away. SU959731.  
01/05/21KestrelWokingham1S Stevenson
08:45
Chased off by jackdaws. SU812678.  
30/04/21KestrelJubilee River1D Cleal
15:00
Male.  
30/04/21KestrelCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
13:00
In tree next to forest road.  
30/04/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
16:30
male. Hunting over Old Forest Meadows.  
26/04/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:20
male.  
25/04/21KestrelKennetmouth1R C Price
12:45
male. Flying past Gasometer towards mouth.  
21/04/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:25
male. at Streatley Farm.  
16/04/21KestrelBlake's Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1R C Price
20:00
Arrives from east and lands on top of flats opposite Bel & Dragon.  
16/04/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
12:00
male. Low over Queens Road.  
14/04/21KestrelReading1R I Ganpatsingh
19:30
Wokingham Road, opposite Sol Joel Park. Hovering at tree top height. Departed southbound.  
09/04/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:10
male. at Streatley Farm.  
08/04/21KestrelEarley1K Sparks
17:52
flew from the south northwards towards the Thames, high up.  
07/04/21KestrelGreen Park1S Robertson
09:00
Male on lawn outside office.  
06/04/21KestrelHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:20
Hovering on the border to the allotments.  
05/04/21KestrelStreatley2N J Bucknell
1 male, 1 fem. at Streatley Farm, male near county boundary at 11:05, female near Cleeve Lock at 11:25.  
04/04/21KestrelLowbury Hill1N J Bucknell
11:20
fem.  
03/04/21KestrelKennetmouth1S Hughes
12:35
Between the railway bridges.  
02/04/21KestrelFleethill Farm1P Bright-Thomas
17:30
f. Close to Longwater Lane. Private site, view only from footpath.  
02/04/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
12:15
fem.  
31/03/21KestrelGreenham Common1J J Kearns
12:55
Please keep to the main paths.  
30/03/21KestrelWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
15:15
f. Circling to N.  
30/03/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:20
fem. at Streatley Farm.  
29/03/21KestrelEarley1K Sparks
12:59
Just blew threw, heading West.  
28/03/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
16:40
male. near railway bridge on Ridgeway, SW corner of large triangular field.  
28/03/21KestrelWest Ilsley1N J Bucknell
15:15
fem.  
28/03/21KestrelMortimer2K G White
09:39
pair. SU636653.  
27/03/21KestrelFobney Meadow2R C Price
10:30
West of footpath 7.  
24/03/21KestrelFobney Meadow1P Bright-Thomas
17:30
m. On treeline.  
20/03/21KestrelThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:57
 
13/03/21KestrelCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
15:00
 
12/03/21KestrelLarks Hill2M Green
11:00
Pair swooping around the allotment.  
09/03/21KestrelBuckler's Forest1D Sussex
07:00
SU850655.  
08/03/21KestrelWokingham2P O'Neill
13:30
fem type. Flying between trees in Cantley Park.  
05/03/21KestrelEnglefield1D W Hampton
11:30
 
01/03/21KestrelThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
16:16
Flying high and being mobbed by Carrion Crow.  
28/02/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
13:35
male. near car park at end of Rectory Road.  
27/02/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
14:50
north of Ridgeway.  
23/02/21KestrelShurlock Row1R Alliss
17:38
 
22/02/21KestrelHurst3P O'Neill
12:00
fem type. One harassing the Redwings, the other two perched on separate trees near the Twyford Road.  
21/02/21KestrelEarley1E Charlson
11:48
A first for the garden. SU760712.  
21/02/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
09:15
fem. Over Bovis construction site at Trinder Road.  
19/02/21KestrelHurst1P O'Neill
13:00
fem. Lines Road.  
19/02/21KestrelHurley1B Crathorne
10:30
fem.  
19/02/21KestrelEmmbrook1P O'Neill
08:30
fem. Over Ashridge Stream, Potter Crescent.  
18/02/21KestrelBury Down1D Reynolds
12:10
Please be aware that there has been a spate of car break-ins at the car park on the ridgeway at Bury Down recently.  
16/02/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
12:15
f. First sighting at the allotment for a few days.  
16/02/21KestrelBinfield1D Mackenzie
20:45
King's Academy Fields. SU849706.  
15/02/21KestrelGreen Park1S Robertson
10:17
Male, flew down onto grass and scared off all the Redwing.  
14/02/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:30
Perched on lower struts of pylon 3.  
13/02/21KestrelNewbury Showground1B Lyle
15:30
sitting on overhead wires.  
13/02/21KestrelPangbourne Meadow1A Taylor
15:15
Hovering over Saltney Mead on Pangbourne side of Sul brook.  
11/02/21KestrelSouthcote Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1S Lynch
15:20
 
05/02/21KestrelLarks Hill1M Green
16:30
 
08/02/21KestrelHurst1P O'Neill
12:30
fem. On ground eating a small prey item, Lines Road.  
01/02/21KestrelHurst1P O'Neill
12:30
fem. Line Road.  
31/01/21KestrelHurst2P O'Neill
12:30
fem type. Lines Road area.  
25/01/21KestrelTidmarsh1A Taylor
12:00
In field by Tidmarsh Lane immediately West of village.  
25/01/21KestrelGreen Park1S Robertson
08:31
 
24/01/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
11:45
f. Perched as usual at the allotment.  
24/01/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:35
at Streatley Farm.  
23/01/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
15:10
fem. on overhead wires by track from Ridgeway to East Ilsley.  
23/01/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
12:15
f. Perched in one of its favourite trees at the allotment.  
21/01/21KestrelHurley1B Crathorne
11:30
 
21/01/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
11:55
Being chased at speed by a Magpie over the allotments.  
16/01/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:00
male.  
16/01/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
15:15
fem. by concrete road.  
15/01/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
12:45
f. Perching on various trees around the allotments.  
12/01/21KestrelPinkneys Green, Maidenhead1T Firth
17:03
On top of a telegraph pole in Lee Lane enjoying a meal of what looked like a vole !  
10/01/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:30
male. at Streatley Farm.  
09/01/21KestrelFobney Meadow1R Holder
13:10
m.  
07/01/21KestrelEarley1L Garner-Langham
11:50
Perched looking round for ages before moving to a different tree.  
06/01/21KestrelThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
16:23
Springs farm, becoming scarce here now.  
06/01/21KestrelSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1S Robertson
12:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/01/21KestrelHailey Lane, nr Peasemore1M J Amphlett
14:30
Perched on wires. SU436818.  
05/01/21KestrelFarnborough1M J Amphlett
14:15
Perched atop a tree in paddock adjacent the church, a male. SU436818.  
05/01/21KestrelCopperage Road, nr West Ilsley1M J Amphlett
14:00
Hovering over roadside verge. SU4682.  
05/01/21KestrelPangbourne1A Taylor
14:30
Sitting on top of bush in Pang meadows just south of village. One or two often seen in this area.  
04/01/21KestrelBattlemead Common1B Reeve
14:36
 
04/01/21KestrelWokingham1S Stevenson
13:15
Carrying some unfortunate prey item in its claws-couldn't tell if it was bird or beast. First time I have seen Kestrel over the town centre, I think . SU819688.  
02/01/21KestrelStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:55
male. at Streatley Farm.  
02/01/21KestrelShottesbrooke1B Crathorne
12:00
 
02/01/21KestrelLowbury Hill1N J Bucknell
11:15
male. on Oxon side.  
02/01/21KestrelChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
10:55
fem.  
02/01/21KestrelCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:15
fem. near junction of track to E Ilsley with Ridgeway.