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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
07/09/21NightjarPyg little field1L Cannon
05:15
Hawking around the meadow areas, crossed my path about 10 feet away a couple of times. Call was a krik krik krik similar to blackbird alarm call. SU834693.  
25/08/21NightjarRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
20:35
m. Seen on branch churring to the north west of the ‘enclosed area’.  
22/08/21NightjarRoundoak Piece2P Hickman
20:47
At least two males near path that leads from top of the Oval pond to the northern end of the enclosure.  
11/08/21NightjarUfton Nervet3L Ellams
21:03
Church Plantation, by Green Lane. SW corner. Incredible experience watching these birds fly past so close. Thanks P Hickman for sharing sighting details.  
04/08/21NightjarUfton Nervet2P Hickman
21:17
One churring with a second bird in flight at Church Plantation, Green Lane side.  
04/08/21NightjarUfton Nervet2P Hickman
21:17
One churring with a second bird in flight at Church Plantation, Green Lane side.  
19/07/21NightjarRoundoak Piece2A Taylor
21:45
2 min. One churring in trees east of enclosure, one or two others flying around and coming to ground in middle of nearby track. One flying around over track from main road west of enclosure.  
06/07/21NightjarSwinley Forest7D Sussex
22:00
at least 7 churring males , 1 Sandy Gully, 3 E of Lower Star Post, 3 in NW part of Range Danger Area. A few females seen as well as plenty of woodcock sightings.  
02/07/21NightjarHut Hill, Swinley Forest1S Akkaraju
21:45
Ere. SU855658.  
01/07/21NightjarBucklebury Common3G Stewart
21:35
At least three heard churring, flying and seen simultaneously. Many close sightings and pair seen flying No Woodcock seen or heard tonight.  
01/07/21NightjarSwinley Forest6M J Hubbard
10:21
From Yesterday evening 30/06...between 9.45-11pm....Seen & heard churring and wing clapping around clearings above Upper Star point-Caesars camp...plus a further 2 at Hut Hill.  
30/06/21NightjarBucklebury Common2R Keel
22:05
With DRK. SU534693.  
23/06/21NightjarRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
22:16
Single bird seen low on the west side of the enclosed area but no sounds at all this evening.  
16/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
04:00
male. Churring.  
13/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:45
male. Churring.  
09/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:55
male. Churring.  
08/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:45
male. Churring.  
07/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:45
male. Churring.  
06/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:50
male. Churring.  
03/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:45
male. Churring.  
03/06/21NightjarWokefield Common1V F Brown
04:30
male. Churring.  
14/06/21NightjarUfton Nervet2P Hickman
21:48
At Church Plantation.  
14/06/21NightjarHut Hill, Swinley Forest2S Stevenson
22:00
m. Not much activity. Some subdued churring by one, maybe two males around 21:55-22:05. Not seen. SU855657.  
12/06/21NightjarUfton Nervet2P Hickman
21:42
At Church Plantation.  
11/06/21NightjarWellington College1D Sussex
21:45
male.  
08/06/21NightjarBucklebury Common2G Stewart
21:30
A pair seen flying a couple of times-good views No Woodcock seen .  
07/06/21NightjarBucklebury Common2G Stewart
21:30
Good & close sightings of pair of Nightjars flying around. Also heard them churring .  
06/06/21NightjarSwinley Forest11D Sussex
22:00
min of 11 recorded between Rapley and Lower Star Post. Estimate 7 seperate 'territories' or pairs at the locations I visited between 21.30-22.45.  
03/06/21NightjarWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst5D Sussex
21:30
at least 3 - probably 4 birds churring.  
03/06/21NightjarHut Hill, Swinley Forest2S Stevenson
21:39
m. 2 churring males. Both seen-one in birch tree, one sitting in the middle of the path. Churring on and off from 21:39 to 22:20 when darkness fell and I had had enough of the midges :(. SU855657.  
31/05/21NightjarWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1J Carson
21:45
First heard faintly churring at 9.30pm. Then very briefly seen in flight at 9.45pm. Brief churring again around 10pm, but not seen again.  
29/05/21NightjarSwinley Forest4P Mannion
21:00
2m, 2f. In the two stands of young conifers near the non-Brick Pits Conservation Area, flying up to the mature trees surrounding , and onto the logged area to the north. Very active, and possibly as many as 6 birds in that area as churring heard concurrently from more than one bird on more than one occasion. SU914670.  
29/05/21NightjarRoundoak Piece2P Hickman
21:46
m. One churring west of the ‘enclosure’ at 21:29 flew past as one churred on the east side of the ‘enclosure’. Very little activity.  
28/05/21NightjarBucklebury Common2G Stewart
21:20
Two heard calling simultaneously and two seen flying around probably the same bird. .  
28/05/21NightjarRoundoak Piece1R C Watts
09:37
Seen only. 21:55.  
27/05/21NightjarPeckmoor Copse, Greenham Common2M J Dear
21:24
m.  
25/05/21NightjarSwinley Park2S D Abbott
21:25
One churring and another nearby in silent flight.  
25/05/21NightjarUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:16
m. Churring at east end of Church Plantation.  
19/05/21NightjarPadworth Common2R Hanson
21:00
 
14/05/21NightjarCrowthorne Wood1R J Godden
21:20
Churring heard at 21:20 just southeast of Round Hill but all quiet thereafter. SU851646.  
14/05/21NightjarPadworth Common2R Hanson
21:00
Churring, possibly seen briefly.  
13/05/21NightjarWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest3M P Mckeown
21:00
At least 3 churring though one could have been in Surrey as were the other heathland specialist birds.  
12/05/21NightjarWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1J Carson
21:20
Heard churring briefly, but not seen.  
12/05/21NightjarSwinley Park1S D Abbott
21:05
m. Churring in tree 20m away from first sighting at this location last year. Filmed briefly in flight.  
12/05/21NightjarUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:04
m. Churring from the east end of Church Plantation. Not very active.  
11/05/21NightjarCaesar's Camp, Swinley Forest3D Tainton
21:00
3 separate birds seen in flight, with a bit of wingclapping and later 9.30 a bit of churring for a few seconds, calls mainly cuick. cuick.  
11/05/21NightjarBucklebury Common3R Crawford
04:20
Churring.  
10/05/21NightjarRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
20:47
Churring west of the ‘enclosure’.