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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
26/12/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond12R Dryden
16:02
7m 5f.  
24/12/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow4A Absolom
15:03
3 m/1 f. Holy brook.  
11/12/21Mandarin DuckSavernake Lake, Bracknell3D A MacKenzie Dodds
09:51
m. They're back on the pond...  
08/12/21Mandarin DuckLower Farm GP2B Lyle
14:44
m.  
12/11/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm7J M Clark
12:30
Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/11/21Mandarin DuckLower Farm GP1B Lyle
15:33
m.  
30/10/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
17:01
One male seen lurking under overhanging branches on north side of island with possible female.  
25/10/21Mandarin DuckWindsor Great Park2D Sussex
11:00
pair on pond in woods.  
17/10/21Mandarin DuckSearle's Farm Lane GP (E), Burghfield GPs1N J Bucknell
10:20
drk. Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/10/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead2D Fuller
17:29
male and fem ad. very close to Berkshire bank and seen from the towpath. SU907836.  
08/10/21Mandarin DuckWhiteknights Lake, Reading15S Lynch
09:30
Approx 15 to 20 on main lake.  
04/10/21Mandarin DuckRiver thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
13:05
ad male. swimming along the Thames as seen from towpath. SU905829.  
03/10/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
08:45
f. flew up from river. Private site, view only from footpath.  
24/09/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:50
Female.  
20/09/21Mandarin DuckGreen Park4S Robertson
12:47
Female/Juv.  
17/09/21Mandarin DuckTowpath River Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
20:28
male in ecl. on its own. SU906830.  
13/09/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm3J M Clark
16:00
along river. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/09/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
18:05
Female.  
17/08/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
13:08
fem.  
13/08/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake1A B Tomczynski
15:00
juv.  
08/08/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake3F J Cottington
07:30
juv.  
04/08/21Mandarin DuckSearle's Farm Lane GP (W), Burghfield GPs1A B Merrick
19:45
juv.  
04/08/21Mandarin DuckSearle's Farm Lane GP (N), Burghfield GPs3A B Merrick
19:30
1 ad drk, 2 ad fem. drake in eclipse and presumably the females too. Also, 3 male Lesser Emperor dragonflies hawking over the west end at this time. Please only view from the public footpath.  
03/08/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
19:20
Two Females.  
03/08/21Mandarin DuckBottom Lane GP (E), Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:45
ad drk. in eclipse plumage, predominantly red bill with dark mottling.  
03/08/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm3J M Clark
16:00
Private site, view only from footpath.  
03/08/21Mandarin DuckBray3R Anstis
08:57
On the lawn.  
31/07/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
18:00
Female.  
29/07/21Mandarin DuckFobney Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1J J Kearns
12:06
f.  
27/07/21Mandarin DuckHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:00
drk. on island, eclipse plumage.  
23/07/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3G Stewart
17:05
Females or male in Eclipse???  
22/07/21Mandarin DuckRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs13A B Merrick
19:00
mix of males and females in eclipse, some unable to fly.  
21/07/21Mandarin DuckHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
21:30
Undoubtedly the male seen on previous occasions but light poor. Grazing on waterside plants on island as usual.  
20/07/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames towpath Maidenhead3D Fuller
18:01
fem with 2 juv. by Berkshire banlk. SU907836.  
20/07/21Mandarin DuckNew workings, Moor Green Lakes4A Stoney
08:55
4 young on the river. Please only view from the public footpath.  
18/07/21Mandarin DuckHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
12:00
male. On island. A closer look today appears to show a male in full eclipse plumage. Bill dusky red and blue secondaries quite prominent.  
17/07/21Mandarin DuckHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
11:00
On island.  
17/07/21Mandarin DuckMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading9R Reedman
12:00
f/juv. All female/fully grown juv types, but no sign of any eclipse males. Emerged from island cover while someone was at the feeding platform, but some vey shy.  
15/07/21Mandarin DuckHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:15
on the island.  
16/07/21Mandarin DuckTowpath River Thames Maidenhead3D Fuller
20:24
all fem. 3 swimming close together near Berks bank. SU907836.  
07/07/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake3F J Cottington
05:50
Juvs.  
02/07/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
18:10
Male in eclipse.  
02/07/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake3F J Cottington
05:15
juv.  
26/06/21Mandarin DuckSonning Lock, R. Thames, Sonning8S Harman
19:30
8 juvenile female Mandarin ducks on the river bank. SU741746.  
29/04/21Mandarin DuckOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
07:30
male.  
22/06/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow4R C Price
16:59
1 fem 3 ducklings. Holy Brook just north of dsmntld rlwy.  
05/06/21Mandarin DuckWhiteknights Park, Reading9P Gipson
17:50
Female + 8 chicks, 3-4 weeks old? On a pool in The Wilderness. No broods seen on the lake this season.  
03/06/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow9A Absolom
20:46
8/m 1/f. All in my back garden.  
01/06/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
19:29
male. Very obligingly feeding on scraps on concrete launching slab just in front of centre.  
31/05/21Mandarin DuckSonning Lock, R. Thames, Sonning8R C Price
13:31
1 fem. 7 ducklings. 1 nearly lost to a swan.  
26/05/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames towpath Maidenhead3D Fuller
14:01
2 male and a fem. swimming along Berkshire bank. SU907834.  
25/05/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm1J M Clark
13:00
male. Private site, view only from footpath.  
24/05/21Mandarin DuckWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
18:30
m. Middle lake.  
25/05/21Mandarin DuckBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead3R C Watts
12:30
m.  
22/05/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
16:30
male. Seen initially on lake and then seen later adjacent to Concrete launching strip.  
22/05/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:30
m. CLN.  
21/05/21Mandarin DuckPadworth Lane GP1M F Walford
10:20
drk. On the river.  
19/05/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames4D Fuller
11:54
3 male and 1 fem ad birds. all together swimming along bank. SU906836.  
18/05/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:00
Male.  
12/05/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow1R C Price
17:37
Male. On the marsh. First time I’ve seen a Mandarin on the marsh.  
08/05/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow10A Absolom
09:18
9/m 1/ f. Holy brook.  
06/05/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
17:42
ad male. feeding very close to Berkshire bank. SU908836.  
06/05/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes1T Callister
15:30
f. On owl box by Manor Lake. Later saw M & F ducks on river nearby.  
03/05/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow9A Absolom
18:45
4/m5/f. Holy brook.  
02/05/21Mandarin DuckRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs2K G White
07:00
Two single males flew in separately, one from the south and one from the east about half an hour apart. SU568661.  
02/05/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes2B Dickinson
15:00
Male and female on the stream. SU804622.  
02/05/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes2R J Godden
07:00
Pair on R. Blackwater near Grove Lake.  
01/05/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes2M Green
12:00
m&f on blackwater river.  
28/04/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead5D Fuller
16:19
male. 5 adult males swimming together possibly non breeders. SU908837.  
28/04/21Mandarin DuckThatcham Marsh1R Keel
07:30
male. Over north. With MJD.  
26/04/21Mandarin DuckRemenham2A N Stow
17:30
m&f.  
26/04/21Mandarin DuckThree Mile Cross2B Dickinson
18:34
male and fem. Flew low over May's Farm. SU720681.  
26/04/21Mandarin DuckPurley on Thames, Reading1L Ellams
13:14
male. On river, near mad duck cafe.  
26/04/21Mandarin DuckSouthcote Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1S Wearing
09:35
male. SU695713.  
25/04/21Mandarin DuckWoolhampton GPs2M J Dear
16:14
 
24/04/21Mandarin DuckSavernake Lake, Bracknell3D A MacKenzie Dodds
09:55
m. Three drakes on the Savernake Lake. I assume these are escapees from a collection or similar? Half expecting to see them alongside a Baikal teal or a Carolina wood duck or something. Not sure I should even report this sighting. Two terrapins sunbathing on a log in the lake too. A strange place indeed. .  
22/04/21Mandarin DuckLower Padworth, Padworth Lane1G Sumner
16:00
male. Heading downstream on river. SU609674.  
23/04/21Mandarin DuckSouthcote Meadows2R Crawford
10:15
On the canal.  
22/04/21Mandarin DuckBradfield Southend1J Lerpiniere
16:52
Flew from wooded stream along ride. SU5970.  
17/04/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead2D Fuller
17:52
pair ad. pair together on the thames. SU907836.  
15/04/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond2M F Walford
13:08
drk.  
13/04/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
16:30
Flew in about 4.30pm and only stayed a short while.  
10/04/21Mandarin DuckRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs2K G White
07:31
pair. SU568663.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckThames Valley Business Park2K Sparks
17:02
A pair in flooded area at eastern end.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
15:30
Flew in and stayed for some time but not seen later on walk.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead2I Davidson
17:34
1m, 1f. By Boulter's Hotel.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead2I Davidson
17:32
pair. Next to Boulter's hotel.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2P Hickman
14:50
Pair on north lakep. Please only view from the public footpath.  
09/04/21Mandarin DuckPangbourne STW2M Winkworth
14:22
M & F close in on the Thames at Saltney Mead.  
08/04/21Mandarin DuckThames Valley Business Park2M J Mitchell
08:00
pair.  
04/04/21Mandarin DuckBattlemead Common1D Fuller
18:57
ad male. Flying over seasonal flood. SU905837.  
03/04/21Mandarin DuckPangbourne Meadow2A Taylor
16:00
1m, 1f. On Thames near Berkshire bank just downstream from toll bridge.  
31/03/21Mandarin DuckRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs2A Taylor
11:00
1m, 1f.  
31/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond1M F Walford
12:25
drk.  
29/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond3M F Walford
17:54
2m+1f.  
29/03/21Mandarin DuckWarfield2R Dawson
m+f. On the stream SE of the church.  
29/03/21Mandarin DuckNuptown2R Dawson
m+f.  
24/03/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow2P Bright-Thomas
17:30
Landed on meadows.  
24/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond2M F Walford
18:36
drk.  
24/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green2H R Netley
18:13
Over house.  
24/03/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
12:16
ad male. swimming near Berks bank for the third day. SU905836.  
23/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond1M F Walford
18:04
drk.  
22/03/21Mandarin DuckRiver Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
13:00
ad male. Swimming close to Berkshire bank. SU908836.  
20/03/21Mandarin DuckLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
07:30
pair. flew over calling.  
11/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond7C Garrett
15:50
male & femail.  
11/03/21Mandarin DuckWhiteknights Lake, Reading1K Sparks
15:57
male.  
03/03/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond6M F Walford
13:29
4m+2f.  
01/03/21Mandarin DuckDinton Pastures CP1S Robertson
08:00
male. M.  
28/02/21Mandarin DuckBinfield2D A MacKenzie Dodds
07:16
mf. Pair investigating a barn owl roost site at dawn this morning. Nowhere *that* near any significant body of water, mind.  
23/02/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow2R C Price
12:30
Male and female. Near brick path copse.  
23/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green7C Garrett
14:56
m.  
23/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond13M F Walford
12:47
8m+5f.  
22/02/21Mandarin DuckMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
09:00
m. CLN.  
22/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond11M F Walford
12:36
8m+3f.  
19/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond14M F Walford
13:53
9m+5f.  
18/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond12M F Walford
13:04
7m+5f.  
16/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond10M F Walford
13:23
6m+4f.  
15/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond11C Garrett
11:11
m & f.  
15/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond18D White
10:17
12 male and at least 6 fem.  
12/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond11M F Walford
12:45
7m+4f.  
06/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green4G Sumner
10:35
3m. On pond. SU720764.  
03/02/21Mandarin DuckFobney Meadow4A V Lawson
10:00
 
03/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green5M F Walford
13:51
drk. On the pond.  
02/02/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green7M F Walford
13:02
4m+3f. On the pond.  
01/02/21Mandarin DuckFleethill Farm6J M Clark
10:00
Private site, view only from footpath.  
31/01/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green Pond9R C Watts
11:40
5m/4f.  
28/01/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green6M F Walford
13:42
3m+3f. On the pond.  
25/01/21Mandarin DuckGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
09:00
f.  
24/01/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green10M F Walford
11:55
5m+5f. On the pond.  
15/01/21Mandarin DuckWhiteknights Lake, Reading2K Sparks
13:02
1m, 1f.  
11/01/21Mandarin DuckSavernake Lake, Bracknell4D East
11:05
2 m. 2 f.  
08/01/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green3M F Walford
12:50
drk. On the pond.  
07/01/21Mandarin DuckEmmer Green5M F Walford
12:35
4m+1f. On the pond.  
05/01/21Mandarin DuckSavernake Lake, Bracknell2J Crouch
11:15
1m, 1f.  
02/01/21Mandarin DuckProspect Park, Reading2S A Graham
13:30
m + f.  
02/01/21Mandarin DuckCaversham Park3R C Watts
11:12
m/f. 2 male and 1 female on island on duck pond.  
01/01/21Mandarin DuckSavernake Lake, Bracknell1J E Warren
NONE much to my disappointment. SU885679.