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
05/11/21MoorhenHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2A E Hickman
13:00
 
08/10/21MoorhenFobney Meadow1R C Price
17:00
On marsh.  
06/10/21MoorhenMaidenhead17S K Proddow
09:00
On York stream.  
21/08/21MoorhenWhiteknights Lake, Reading6P Gipson
Pair with 4-5 new chicks, S end main lake.  
21/08/21MoorhenBattlemead Common, Cookham4B D Clews
14:30
2ad 2juv.  
02/08/21MoorhenWidbrook Common14B D Clews
11:30
3 pairs with juvs. Mink seem not to rule this stretch of water these days!  
26/06/21MoorhenStrand Water, Cookham9B D Clews
10:30
including both juvs and chicks. Good to see them returning along all local streams after decimation by mink over recent years.  
07/06/21MoorhenWindsor2H R Lawrence
14:09
babies. SU958773.  
04/06/21MoorhenLarks Hill2M Green
19:00
Moorhen nesting on the cut next to warfield school. Could hear at least one chick but didn’t see them.  
06/06/21MoorhenUfton Nervet4P Hickman
07:15
Two adults with two well grown young at the floods east of Sulhamstead Road.  
20/03/21MoorhenWokingham1R C Watts
10:30
On pond. SU807673.  
17/03/21MoorhenThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
15:57
And a mink slowly swimming up the Sulbrook before climbing bank into bramble thicket, approximately where an otter was recently reported, unmistakeable black body buoyant riding high in water unlike otter which swim with body submerged.  
06/03/21MoorhenEnglemere Pond, Ascot1J E Warren
SU905686.  
05/03/21MoorhenBurghfield Mill GP, Theale GPs3C Feltham
07:20
SU666706.  
27/02/21MoorhenBuckler's Forest2J E Warren
23:02
SU848655.  
27/02/21MoorhenWoose Hill4P Bright-Thomas
01:49
Fourth recorded over night.  
18/02/21MoorhenEmmer Green Pond2M F Walford
13:04
One sat on nest.  
31/01/21MoorhenNorth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell6J E Warren
BGB count. SU869670.  
31/01/21MoorhenSouth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell6J E Warren
during Big Garden Birdwatch. SU870666.  
28/01/21MoorhenKennet Island, Reading10R C Price
14:30
Foundry Brook. From bridge to 100m north.  
09/01/21MoorhenFobney Island5R Holder
14:05
 
05/01/21MoorhenMartin's Heron, Bracknell4J Crouch
11:00
Allsmoor Pond. SU884685.  
02/01/21MoorhenCaversham Park1R C Watts
11:12
 
01/01/21MoorhenSouth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell4J E Warren
SU870666.