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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
30/12/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames at 14-30 and 15-15.  
30/12/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Lynch
15:00
 
10/06/21KingfisherNorth Town, Maidenhead1B D Clews
14:06
Photographed on stream alongside North Town Allotments, per Pat Neville.  
28/12/21KingfisherStrand Water, Cookham1B D Clews
15:00
Flying along the stream, per Anna Jeeves.  
28/12/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
10:30
 
26/12/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
11:00
 
20/12/21KingfisherLoddon Bridge1D Broadbridge
13:35
m. SU764714.  
18/12/21KingfisherBattlemead Common1B D Clews
12:30
along White Brook.  
17/12/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
09:00
 
15/12/21KingfisherFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
10:30
on 7 all reported birds seen with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
14/12/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
14:41
 
14/12/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
11:45
 
13/12/21KingfisherSwallowfield Church1J Taylor
 
10/12/21KingfisherThatcham Lock1M Stuttard
12:00
Sitting for some time on a perch opposite the footbridge over the Kennet.  
09/12/21KingfisherBray Pit, Bray GPs1M Coon
14:10
Perched by pond & flew across width and out to the lake. Perhaps saw a second bird or the 1st having returned 5 minutes later.  
09/12/21KingfisherSandhurst SF1P J Crowley
12:30
 
05/12/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1P Bright-Thomas
16:15
Heard from Blackwater.  
04/12/21KingfisherRiver Thames maidenhead1D Fuller
17:19
ad flew from berks bank down towards maidenhead. SU907836.  
04/12/21KingfisherLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Reedman
09:30
Flew into willows on left of hide.  
03/12/21KingfisherView Island, R. Thames, Caversham1S Hughes
15:15
 
02/12/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
12:30
 
01/12/21KingfisherTowpath River Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
18:53
ad. flying along Thames. SU904829.  
29/11/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
13:45
 
27/11/21KingfisherView Island, R. Thames, Caversham1J J Kearns
12:05
Fishing on the backwater.  
25/11/21KingfisherEton Wick2D Cleal
15:30
 
25/11/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1M Coon
14:45
Flew from a perch opposite the kayak launch ramp on The Cut. Hopefully was neither of the two I saw at the pond earlier.  
25/11/21KingfisherBray Pit, Bray GPs2M Coon
14:30
Flew together, maybe amiably, the length of the pond.  
24/11/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
15:38
Main lake.  
23/11/21KingfisherWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:45
Heard along Emm Brook again.  
22/11/21KingfisherWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:40
Lots of Kingfisher calls at a distance coming from Emm Brook.  
18/11/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
13:27
 
17/11/21KingfisherThames Meadows, Purley3M J Smith
14:00
1 flew from bushes west of new fish pass Mapledurham lock then a further 2 disturbed by paddle boarder west of Oratory school boathouse/moorings.  
16/11/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
12:55
 
15/11/21KingfisherEton Wick1D Cleal
14:30
 
15/11/21KingfisherThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
13:30
 
14/11/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K P Duncan
 
13/11/21KingfisherPurley on Thames, Reading2N J Bucknell
one on Thames, one on Scraces Brook.  
12/11/21KingfisherNewbury1M J Dear
14:39
K and A canal near football ground.  
11/11/21KingfisherThatcham Marsh1R Keel
14:03
SU506670.  
07/11/21KingfisherMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading1P Gipson
16:00
Also many Dandelions and Daisies out everywhere, plus a few Buttercups at Whiteknights.  
07/11/21KingfisherSalt Hill Stream1S Kujawa
09:08
Seen close to the stream 'source' close to the wooden footbridge. SU969806.  
05/11/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A E Hickman
13:00
 
05/11/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1M Coon
12:30
Flew from perch over The Cut next to club house.  
05/11/21KingfisherBray Pit, Bray GPs1M Coon
12:00
Several brief sightings perched and flying over reserve pond.  
02/11/21KingfisherBattlemead Common1B D Clews
11:00
 
30/10/21KingfisherBattlemead Common1B D Clews
12:00
 
29/10/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames north of village.  
28/10/21KingfisherEton Wick1D Cleal
14:30
 
27/10/21KingfisherMill Pond, Bracknell1M Kalveitis
15:15
 
25/10/21KingfisherWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:55
Recorded, on Emm Brook.  
25/10/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
17:32
Middle lake.  
23/10/21KingfisherBattlemead Common1B D Clews
10:00
 
23/10/21KingfisherRiver Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
16:57
ad. Flying away from me so could not tell sex. SU905830.  
23/10/21KingfisherFobney Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1S Lynch
09:30
 
22/10/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
07:55
 
21/10/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
17:35
Flighty around main lake.  
21/10/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Lynch
12:05
SU705702.  
17/10/21KingfisherTowpath River Thames maidenhead1D Fuller
13:36
ad. Also Grey Wagtail there. SU906830.  
15/10/21KingfisherThatcham Marsh1R Keel
16:04
SU505664.  
15/10/21KingfisherFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
10:30
Seen on 6. Private site, view only from footpath.  
14/10/21KingfisherWoose Hill1E Napper
10:30
Flying downstream on the Emm Brook.  
14/10/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1R Crawford
09:30
 
13/10/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K E Moore
16:30
Flew thru W/ E .  
13/10/21KingfisherDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
13:00
 
06/10/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2C McEwan
10:40
Flew acroos the gap in front of Maureens seat and one perched on the Willow on left side of the gap. SU6469.  
05/10/21KingfisherNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:40
One seen in N E corner of site by stream and another probable sighting along South side of the lake earlier.  
04/10/21KingfisherMoor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
09:40
Briefly in front of the hidethen flew to the western side of CLN. All sightings s/w TR.  
03/10/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
15:10
together on Thames at Runsfold Hole, north of village.  
03/10/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
09:30
Main lake.  
29/09/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1D Andrews
17:19
 
26/09/21KingfisherSwallowfield Park2J Taylor
 
25/09/21KingfisherWoose Hill1E Napper
11:45
Flying upstream on the Emm Brook.  
25/09/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1C McEwan
09:20
Flew across the lake from north side to reedbed by the boat. SU6469.  
22/09/21KingfisherWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
17:30
Heard along Emm Brook.  
22/09/21KingfisherKennetmouth1R C Price
12:45
Perched in low willow branches on north side of Thames. A Mink nearby.  
19/09/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K P Duncan
 
19/09/21KingfisherMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading1P Gipson
17:00
 
18/09/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1S A Graham
09:00
 
16/09/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
18:40
middle lake.  
16/09/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1M Coon
13:35
Flew past the launching ramp at The Cut while I was watching momentarily, then maybe a 2nd bird flew across the pond at BBOWT reserve at 14:30.  
13/09/21KingfisherFobney Meadow1S Robertson
15:18
 
10/09/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames, one just south of Cleeve Lock, one near Runsfold Hole.  
08/09/21KingfisherFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
10:00
on 6. Private site, view only from footpath.  
07/09/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K P Duncan
 
06/09/21KingfisherSulhamstead1P W Driver
11:40
East of footbridge over the weir.  
05/09/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs3M Coon
14:15
Unsure of number because they were chasing and had a problem picking out birds from reflections as they sped under the "Heavy plant bridge". Then saw two perched ~2 metres apart, & interacting, at BBOWT reserve. Then saw one pass under the bridge again later.  
05/09/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames north of village.  
04/09/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
18:50
Main and middle lakes, present a month.  
04/09/21KingfisherLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
07:30
Showy bird on T bar as usual.  
30/08/21KingfisherMoor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
09:58
Flew E to W across the front of CLN hide.  
25/08/21KingfisherThatcham Marsh1M J Dear
10:54
And again at 4pm.  
24/08/21KingfisherBray1R Anstis
13:52
Hovering and fishing over the Thames.  
22/08/21KingfisherWoose Hill1E Napper
10:30
Flying upstream along the Emm Brook.  
22/08/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
18:43
Flew from main to middle lake.  
21/08/21KingfisherOdney Club, Cookham1B D Clews
15:30
 
21/08/21KingfisherMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
08:00
 
20/08/21KingfisherTowpath River thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
18:09
ad fem. Sitting on mooring pole. SU906827.  
18/08/21KingfisherMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
 
17/08/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
08:00
Flew across main lake.  
15/08/21KingfisherBray1R Anstis
11:08
In Bray Reach of the Thames on frontage.  
14/08/21KingfisherCrookham Pools, Crookham Common1A B Merrick
07:00
With a fish.  
11/08/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1M Coon
14:30
Diving in BBOWT pond; maybe there are still prey fish after all!  
06/08/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
singles at Cleeve Reach and on Thames north of village - I have seen individuals at these places, by the water east of the STW and on the stream by Cleeve Lock meadow all summer, but so far no juveniles identified.  
03/08/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
19:00
Ad m on middle lake. my first since the winter.  
03/08/21KingfisherBray Pit, Bray GPs1M Coon
13:40
Seen perched and flying.  
31/07/21KingfisherLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
06:25
Perched for several minutes.  
29/07/21KingfisherBlackmoor Pond1T Rogers
16:00
Flew up and down pond. SU911696.  
25/07/21KingfisherMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
09:30
 
22/07/21KingfisherRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1A B Merrick
20:00
Also 5+ Lesser Emperor dragonflies; 4+ males, 1 female; still on the wing at 20:30 when I left!  
16/07/21KingfisherThames Valley Business Park1S Lynch
09:30
 
15/07/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes2E Charlson
13:19
 
12/07/21KingfisherColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:00
 
09/07/21KingfisherLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:50
Heard only from hide.  
30/06/21KingfisherGreen Park1S Robertson
08:11
 
27/06/21KingfisherSwallowfield Park2J Taylor
10:04
 
19/06/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1C McEwan
10:25
Flew across the lake in front of the area by the boat. SU6469.  
15/06/21KingfisherEmmbrook1P O'Neill
07:30
Flying downstream along Ashridge Stream behind Queens Road.  
15/06/21KingfisherSwallowfield Park2J Taylor
09:04
 
03/06/21KingfisherLarks Hill1M Green
18:00
Flying downstream from Warfield school to The Splash.  
27/05/21KingfisherGreat Thrift Wood, Cox Green1M Coon
14:14
Flew downstream alongside The Cut from Thrift Lane bridge. SU874781.  
27/05/21KingfisherPadworth Lane GP1J Lerpiniere
15:02
 
19/05/21KingfisherBattlemead Common2D Fuller
11:51
both ad. feeding on small strem. SU906835.  
12/05/21KingfisherHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst2R J Godden
19:00
pair. Entering nest hole on R. Blackwater with a fish.  
12/05/21KingfisherSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1S D Abbott
19:00
 
07/05/21KingfisherCharvil CP2D Tainton
16:49
 
02/05/21KingfisherBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P J Crowley
08:30
 
26/04/21KingfisherWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:30
Again noisy on Emm Brook (probably two), third garden sighting of the year.  
19/04/21KingfisherEton Wick1D Cleal
11:50
 
19/04/21KingfisherWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
07:58
Lots of action today, downstream of Kingfisher bridge, including flying over the garden and at treetop height.  
10/04/21KingfisherLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
18:00
m. On Loddon.  
10/04/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1C McEwan
14:30
Flew south close to westside edge of the lake. SU6469.  
10/04/21KingfisherWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
07:45
Two flew high over the house and garden, coming from S, then noisy on Emm Brook. Later flew around at treetop height again.  
02/04/21KingfisherFarley Hill1P Bright-Thomas
15:35
On Blackwater.  
31/03/21KingfisherFurze Platt2B D Clews
10:00
at Odney Club.  
31/03/21KingfisherCharvil CP1D Tainton
07:24
 
29/03/21KingfisherWindsor Great Park1L R Blundell
11:39
In The Savill Garden.  
28/03/21KingfisherEton Wick2K Jones
19:49
One vigorously chasing another dozen the Roundmoor Ditch: just sneeked into Berkshire. SU942788.  
28/03/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
09:30
 
25/03/21KingfisherBucklebury1D Reynolds
08:33
 
21/03/21KingfisherBlackwater River1P Leigh
07:22
SU814622.  
21/03/21KingfisherBlackwater River1P Leigh
07:12
SU809622.  
19/03/21KingfisherMoor Green Lakes1M Cooper
17:00
Along river.  
19/03/21KingfisherEton Wick1K Rhodes
15:14
In trees about stream towards Thanes.  
19/03/21KingfisherSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:25
 
17/03/21KingfisherThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
15:57
On Thames opposite Hardwick stables.  
17/03/21KingfisherBlackwater River1P Leigh
07:20
SU814622.  
12/03/21KingfisherBray Wick, Maidenhead1B Crathorne
10:30
On the Cut close to the town centre.  
07/03/21KingfisherTinkers Copse, Bracknell1M Green
13:30
 
07/03/21KingfisherBlackwater River1P Leigh
07:40
SU818619.  
02/03/21KingfisherNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:00
Flew ahead along riverside path and seen fishing later near STW. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/03/21KingfisherPangbourne Meadow2M Winkworth
11:00
Near the toll bridge.  
01/03/21KingfisherTinkers Copse, Bracknell1M Green
14:30
Flying up and down the cut in front of tinkers copse again. 3rd spot in a week.  
27/02/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1L Garner-Langham
12:39
Took off as we walked past and flew across to the inlet near the viewing screen.  
27/02/21KingfisherBlackwater River1P Leigh
07:40
SU814622.  
26/02/21KingfisherCharvil CP1K Sparks
10:35
 
24/02/21KingfisherTinkers Copse, Bracknell1M Green
12:30
Flying up and down the cut again, same spot as yesterday.  
23/02/21KingfisherTinkers Copse, Bracknell1M Green
11:45
Going back and forth up the cut.  
20/02/21KingfisherPangbourne Meadow2N J Bucknell
11:10
Chasing and calling on Thames, just east of Pangbourne Meadow NT.  
17/02/21KingfisherMaidenhead1T Firth
11:02
Seen from the bridge over the Strand Water near to Waitrose. We watched it for a few minutes before it flew off down stream. SU892813.  
16/02/21KingfisherBottom Lane Floods (S), Theale GPs1K E Moore
16:00
Flew along stream going through The southern paddocks. Seen with SRi.  
14/02/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1P Hickman
08:40
At the edge of the Reed bed near boat.  
11/02/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
15:00
 
09/02/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
16:00
One flew past hide with a fish in its beak.  
05/02/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1M Cooper
16:00
 
05/02/21KingfisherCaversham, R. Thames1R Dryden
09:35
Riverside trees near Reading bridge.  
31/01/21KingfisherBeale Park, Lower Basildon1G Sumner
11:00
 
30/01/21KingfisherColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1M Cooper
15:30
 
28/01/21KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1C Hedley
13:45
Flying down the cut . Landed on a branch for a couple of minutes.  
23/01/21KingfisherBucklebury1T Jennings
10:00
SU542711.  
25/01/21KingfisherBlackwater River (on river path opposite Rivervale Barn)1P Leigh
08:05
SU817620.  
26/01/21KingfisherHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K E Moore
16:00
On the top shelf of the viewpoint By ‘hole in hedge’.  
25/01/21KingfisherTrilakes Country Park1D Sussex
13:45
on River Blackwater by Trilakes.  
24/01/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames, one north of village near Withy Mead, one below Cleeve Lock.  
24/01/21KingfisherMill Pond, Bracknell1M Kalveitis
12:16
 
22/01/21KingfisherStreatley2N J Bucknell
on Thames - one at Cleeve Court, one north of Cleeve Lock.  
21/01/21KingfisherGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1M Cooper
16:00
 
19/01/21KingfisherSandhurst SF1R J Godden
13:00
 
15/01/21KingfisherWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
15:00
The resident ad f, main lake.  
13/01/21KingfisherMill Pond, Bracknell1R Parsons
15:00
 
11/01/21KingfisherSavernake Lake, Bracknell1D East
11:00
Flew across lake. Saw it a little later flying (in direction of Forest Park shops) along stream.  
05/01/21KingfisherWoolhampton GPs1B Lyle
12:45
100 mtrs south of Rowbarge by road bridge over stream.  
04/01/21KingfisherSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2J Bishop
16:00
West side one following the other along stream.  
04/01/21KingfisherEton Wick1B Crathorne
12:30
 
03/01/21KingfisherWhite Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Holder
15:30
m. In Reed bed north of the lake. Spotted by R Stansfield.