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
07/10/21Marsh HarrierBorough Marsh1M J Hubbard
19:53
Seen flying & gliding with slow purposeful wing beats, due west over fields towards Shiplake at approx 60 feet, just before 6pm. SU776773.  
27/08/21Marsh HarrierSheep Down (West Ilsley)1A B Tomczynski
15:30
juv. Smart individual quartering field in Oxon and crossing into Berks occasionally before moving off west.  
22/08/21Marsh HarrierRoden Downs1A B Merrick
12:00
ad male. to the west of the big house being renovated on the down.  
13/05/21Marsh HarrierWoodley1F J Cottington
07:44
fem. Over Headley Road East, heading SE towards DP at about 300+ feet. Initially seen while driving, I stopped in the industrial estate and scoped it as it headed and looked to be dropping, lost sight of it as it entered DP airspace around or south of aviation museum.