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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
05/05/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
05:59
Recorded.  
30/12/21RavenEmmbrook1P O'Neill
11:30
Heading S>N over Eamer Crescent.  
28/12/21RavenCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
10:00
Struggling towards Bisham Woods into high head-wind.  
25/12/21RavenStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:45
flying in from Moulsford.  
21/12/21RavenEmmer Green2A B Tomczynski
11:00
Over garden calling.  
14/12/21RavenLower Caversham1R Sajdak
09:45
Plus green woodpecker male and female blackcap six redwing and mistle thrush all in my garden this morning.  
13/12/21RavenWarfield1S C Rider
11:05
calling. SU859719.  
13/12/21RavenMoor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
10:35
E>W across CLN kronking.  
11/12/21RavenNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:00
Calling from west end of landfill. Please only view from the public footpath.  
10/12/21RavenArthur Newbery Park, Tilehurst1J Lerpiniere
12:02
Over. SU669747.  
09/12/21RavenHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
12:54
Flew over allotments and into Highwood.  
10/12/21RavenBuckler's Forest1J Carson
10:39
Gliding around overhead.  
09/12/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:55
Croncking south of Shortheath Lane.  
09/12/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:55
Croncking south of Shortheath Lane.  
08/12/21RavenUniversity of Reading (Whiteknights Campus)2C Foster
10:00
One flying low past the library, another unseen calling in the distance.  
04/12/21RavenReading1S A Graham
10:00
Oxford Rd: flow low W. calling and barrel rolling. SU696735.  
28/11/21RavenAshley Hill1B Crathorne
11:00
 
24/11/21RavenBattlemead Common1D Fuller
13:50
ad. Flew across from Clivenden woods over the common and further west. SU906838.  
23/11/21RavenEnglefield1R Crawford
17:34
 
23/11/21RavenWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
07:45
>N, to the East (towards Barkham Road).  
22/11/21RavenCombe Gibbet5K G White
14:59
Soaring on the updrafts. SU369620.  
21/11/21RavenWokingham2R C Price
10:00
Clifton Road. Drifting NW kronking occasionally.  
21/11/21RavenStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:15
flying over from East, calling over Streatley Farm.  
19/11/21RavenSonning Farm1E Napper
14:29
Flying from field.  
15/11/21RavenLower Caversham1R Sajdak
12:11
Chased by 2crows making lots of noise plus green woodpecker great spotted woodpecker and male blackcap in my garden l would like to add that 2 years ago l had pair of sparrows in my garden so l made few nest boxes and started feeding them on regular basis this morning l counted 43 of them.  
14/11/21RavenNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
13:20
Cronking and flying north east as per last garden sighting - seem to be resident locally. SU904698.  
14/11/21RavenCombe Gibbet4S A Graham
09:30
Min. in amongst Red Kite and Jackdaws over N. slope so might have been a dead sheep carcass present.  
13/11/21RavenMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
07:24
Flying north over lake calling.  
08/11/21RavenSonning Meadows1R C Watts
11:25
SU759761.  
06/11/21RavenFobney Meadow1R C Price
07:10
Probable
On top of pylon 5 then flew south.  
07/11/21RavenMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
08:30
Over lake south calling and back north later.  
07/11/21RavenSonning Meadows2P O'Neill
11:30
Over Sonning Meadows.  
03/11/21RavenHindhay Farm, Pinkneys Green2B D Clews
11:30
Soaring high and calling.  
02/11/21RavenBattlemead Common1B D Clews
11:00
In the area for about 1 hour, calling regularly and seen circling Distant Wellingtonia.  
30/10/21RavenLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
SU781733.  
30/10/21RavenTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
15:03
SU6674.  
29/10/21RavenLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
09:15
East of landfill, drifting South.  
25/10/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
10:31
Recorded, four brief calls.  
25/10/21RavenFleethill Farm3J D Savage
15:25
Pair over heading south at 15:25. Previously a single over heading south at 14:11. Private site, view only from footpath.  
23/10/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
08:56
Recorded, clear calls.  
23/10/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
10:40
Croncking distantly.  
23/10/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
10:40
Croncking distantly.  
22/10/21RavenLea Farm Lake1B Crathorne
10:30
Over calling.  
21/10/21RavenMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
14:30
 
19/10/21RavenFleethill Farm2J C Morgan
10:30
seen with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
17/10/21RavenSeven Barrows1J Lerpiniere
09:53
Over.  
15/10/21RavenRemenham Hill2A B Tomczynski
13:00
 
14/10/21RavenWoose Hill2E Napper
10:30
Heading NW calling.  
11/10/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:25
On top of pylon south of Shortheath Lane then flew south.  
10/10/21RavenWokingham2J D Savage
11:50
Pair flew SW over Tescos car park, one calling briefly. SU809677.  
09/10/21RavenLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2F J Cottington
14:00
Well North.  
08/10/21RavenWargrave1M J Hubbard
16:43
Over Cronking headed due West. SU777779.  
08/10/21RavenReading1R Righelato
15:34
Flew low over my garden calling this morning.  
05/10/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
11:35
Flew south from Shortheath Lane.  
26/09/21RavenNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
14:20
Flying east at about 100ft and cronking - nice to see from the garden. SU904698.  
25/09/21RavenSouth Lake, Woodley1D Tainton
16:46
Flew over Kronking School Drive. SU760721.  
22/09/21RavenFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
09:00
 
23/09/21RavenWalbury Hill24A Bolton
14:25
Using the strong updraught to show off to each other - spectacular! Buzzards, Kites, Kestrel and Meadow Pipits also present. SU370615.  
22/09/21RavenGreenham Common1M Norman
10:00
Flying along N edge of the common. SU503647. Please keep to the main paths.  
20/09/21RavenBurnt Hill2R C Price
13:30
Flying south over the M4.  
20/09/21RavenHolyport2S K Proddow
10:00
Over allotments.  
20/09/21RavenThatcham town centre1K G White
11:52
flying east high over the market Square cronking all the while. SU517673.  
20/09/21RavenFobney Meadow1A Absolom
09:34
 
20/09/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:28
Flew over heading west.  
20/09/21RavenNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
18/09/21RavenMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
18:30
SU724677.  
16/09/21RavenGreenham Common1R C Watts
12:30
Please keep to the main paths.  
15/09/21RavenRoden Downs2N J Bucknell
16:20
flew in from East over Lowbury Hill, Also Peregrine at Blewbury Down, Oxon.  
15/09/21RavenCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
15:05
by track to Churn.  
15/09/21RavenSulhamstead2P Hickman
09:45
Pair on pylon south of Shortheath Lane. One bird displaying submissive posture.  
15/09/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
08:04
Low SW calling.  
13/09/21RavenAshley Hill Forest2R J Godden
13:00
Two heard overhead.  
13/09/21RavenWoose Hill1E Napper
14:13
Seen and heard heading West.  
12/09/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
12:45
Heard passing to N (not seen).  
12/09/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
12:45
Heard to N.  
11/09/21RavenMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
17:00
Over low cronking.  
11/09/21RavenCrookham Common2R Keel
14:33
SU514644. Please keep to the main paths.  
10/09/21RavenUpper Bucklebury2B Lyle
16:43
heading S W.  
10/09/21RavenSulhamstead3P Hickman
12:20
Two close together on highest point of pylon just south of Shortheath Lane. Mutual grooming. Flew south when a third bird came over.  
08/09/21RavenWaltham Place2B D Clews
12:00
calling.  
07/09/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
18:42
One, probably two, Raven circling N of Emm Brook and calling.  
07/09/21RavenWoose Hill1E Napper
12:00
Heard cronking flying over.  
02/09/21RavenWoodley1B N Pavey
11:55
Alerted by cronking, looked up to see a single bird circling directly overhead allowing excellent view of the diagnostic tail shape. Departed west towards Woodford Park, still cronking. SU767737.  
01/09/21RavenCompton1R C Watts
11:55
 
30/08/21RavenWigmoreash Pond, Inkpen Hill6S A Graham
09:00
Min.  
29/08/21RavenWigmoreash Pond, Inkpen Hill5S A Graham
08:30
Approx.  
29/08/21RavenWest Woodhay Down5S A Graham
08:30
Min.  
28/08/21RavenCow Down, West Ilsley1A B Tomczynski
13:00
Please be aware that there has been a spate of car break-ins at the car park on the ridgeway at Bury Down recently.  
28/08/21RavenWalbury Hill10D Reynolds
11:50
 
26/08/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:43
Low SW, seen and recorded. Being heard several times per week at present, usually about this time.  
24/08/21RavenEmmbrook1P O'Neill
18:45
Cronking. Heading SW over Eamer Crescent.  
23/08/21RavenWoose Hill1P O'Neill
17:45
Heading W over Blagrove Lane.  
23/08/21RavenCrookham Common1R Keel
13:00
Feeding on rabbit carcass. SU504645. Please keep to the main paths.  
22/08/21RavenWigmoreash Pond, Inkpen Hill9S A Graham
08:45
 
22/08/21RavenWoose Hill1E Napper
07:37
Heard and then seen heading NE towards Dinton Pastures.  
22/08/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
07:33
On the pylon just south of Shortheath Lane.  
10/08/21RavenFobney Meadow4A V Lawson
10:00
 
18/08/21RavenCleeve Hill, Lambourn Woodlands5J Lerpiniere
11:42
Circling together.  
19/08/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
08:23
Heard only, low close croaking coming from east.  
16/08/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
06:15
Sound recorded, as seen by Eddie Napper: https://soundcloud.com/user-687297346-876251406/20210816_raven0001b_closehighshortcallsasseenbyeddienapper.  
16/08/21RavenWaltham Place2B D Clews
13:30
In Giant Sequoia, calling persistently.  
16/08/21RavenPark Farm, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
14:30
 
16/08/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
18:45
SW over house.  
16/08/21RavenWoose Hill2E Napper
06:15
Seen and heard cronking heading East.  
15/08/21RavenSonning Meadows2A B Tomczynski
15:00
Flying around calling a lot and then sat on fence posts.  
14/08/21RavenStichens Green1J Lerpiniere
13:39
SU5979.  
15/08/21RavenRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
13:39
SU580927.  
14/08/21RavenCrookham Pools, Crookham Common2A B Merrick
07:00
Over.  
11/08/21RavenFleethill Farm2R F Milligan
11:50
Flying w to e. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/08/21RavenThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
11:30
Cronking from the ground?, couldn’t see it flying around, from field between Purley allotments and the River Thames.  
10/08/21RavenFleethill Farm2J C Morgan
11:00
Seen with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/08/21RavenWoose Hill2E Napper
09:13
Calling as they flew over my garden heading West.  
07/08/21RavenUpper Bucklebury7N Cleere
07:00
southwest in groups of 1 or 2 within 1 minute of each other.  
05/08/21RavenChaddleworth1B Lyle
11:00
west berks golf course.  
31/07/21RavenCaversham2R C Watts
15:30
Calling on roof of Waitrose seen from car park.  
31/07/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
14:50
On pylon north of Shortheath Lane.  
27/07/21RavenLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:30
Over.  
26/07/21RavenBinfield4D Mackenzie
09:15
Flying over Temple Way cronking heading south west. SU853702.  
18/07/21RavenWatts Bank1J Lerpiniere
19:06
 
17/07/21RavenEmmer Green4H R Netley
11:49
Over garden.  
11/07/21RavenAshley Hill1B Crathorne
13:00
 
08/07/21RavenLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
14:50
Over car park field and roughly parallel with Emm brook low WNW calling.  
06/07/21RavenCaversham2R C Watts
11:25
Birds seen from Waitrose/car park on the roof calling dropped down to path picked something up and flew towards the river.  
01/07/21RavenSwinley Forest1M J Hubbard
09:50
From Yesterday evening 30/06....Over cronking.  
26/06/21RavenWoose Hill1E Napper
08:57
Flying high W, cronking as I'm hanging out my washing.  
23/06/21RavenLambourn Woodlands1J Lerpiniere
11:50
SU327773.  
21/06/21RavenCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
15:15
Overhead, probably from nearby nesting site.  
20/06/21RavenWargrave1M J Hubbard
10:39
Flew over garden cronking loudly heading due west.  
15/06/21RavenFobney Meadow1L Ellams
14:38
 
11/06/21RavenOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
10:30
flying over rookery, to much consternation!  
11/06/21RavenEmmer Green1M F Walford
14:35
2. Over the garden calling. First of the year.  
08/06/21RavenChapel Green1R J Godden
11:00
Overhead and perched on a pylon near railway.  
05/06/21RavenSwinley Forest2J E Warren
by boundary with Rapley Farm. SU891650.  
02/06/21RavenBucklebury2D Sussex
13:30
pair in woods by Briff Lane.  
30/05/21RavenPark Farm, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
08:00
 
26/05/21RavenLambourn Woodlands3J Lerpiniere
15:02
SU3376.  
25/05/21RavenBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead1R C Watts
12:30
Over Calling.  
24/05/21RavenWinter Hill, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
12:30
 
19/05/21RavenGoring1R C Watts
10:45
Nice walk along the Ridgeway all birds seen.  
19/05/21RavenRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
15:54
Croaking. SU585733.  
18/05/21RavenCock Marsh1J Rose
10:30
Flying over Cockmarsh and then towards Winter Hill.  
10/05/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
09:28
Heard over garden.  
07/05/21RavenCharvil CP1D Tainton
16:49
Flew over Loddon Nature Reserve lake Kronking.  
07/05/21RavenWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs1J Lerpiniere
14:13
SU634700.  
06/05/21RavenEnglefield1R Crawford
08:30
 
03/05/21RavenBowdown Woods Nature Reserve1B D Clews
09:15
heard.  
03/05/21RavenCrookham Pools, Crookham Common1R Gilham
12:00
Over south.  
02/05/21RavenMain Pit, Theale GPs1K E Moore
14:30
Saw at least one cranking overhead.  
02/05/21RavenLambourn Woodlands2J Lerpiniere
13:47
Mobile and noisy, suspect a family. SU3276.  
01/05/21RavenSouthridge Farm, Stichens Green1P Bright-Thomas
07:00
Over calling.  
27/04/21RavenHolybrook Linear Park, Calcot1C Feltham
07:05
on calf carcass. SU664712.  
26/04/21RavenRemenham1A N Stow
17:30
 
26/04/21RavenTheale Lakes Business Park2M Terry
13:05
Over south, mobbed by crows.  
24/04/21RavenLower Culham Farm, Medmenham1B Crathorne
14:30
Flying over calling.  
20/04/21RavenRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
09:40
 
18/04/21RavenRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1P Brant
14:15
 
18/04/21RavenSeven Barrows2J Lerpiniere
16:13
 
17/04/21RavenBowsey Hill Wood1B Crathorne
10:30
Calling.  
16/04/21RavenNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
15/04/21RavenMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
09:30
One flew over CLN.  
14/04/21RavenPark Farm, Cookham Dean2B Crathorne
10:00
Calling from Park Wood.  
11/04/21RavenBucklebury1T Jennings
10:30
SU535711.  
11/04/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
11:50
Flew to pylon south of Shortheath Lane. Very vocal.  
11/04/21RavenLambourn Woodlands1J Lerpiniere
13:05
SU3277.  
11/04/21RavenTilehurst1R Collins
12:15
High to SW of garden.  
10/04/21RavenField Farm GP, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
10:00
Displaying overhead.  
10/04/21RavenFinchampstead1R Murfitt
09:00
In fields north of Queens Oak.  
09/04/21RavenCrookham Common1R Keel
17:00
Over S. Please keep to the main paths.  
09/04/21RavenFinchampstead4R Murfitt
12:00
Circling over our garden calling.  
07/04/21RavenLower Culham Farm, Medmenham4J Rose
10:00
2 in Bucks flew over the meadows crossed the river and joined two on the Berks side.  
04/04/21RavenAshley Hill1B Crathorne
15:00
 
04/04/21RavenNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
13:00
Over STW. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/04/21RavenLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
15:30
Over calling.  
28/03/21RavenFarley Hill1P Bright-Thomas
13:00
Displaying over hill.  
27/03/21RavenNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
09:00
Flew south at west end. Please only view from the public footpath.  
25/03/21RavenCrookham Common1R Keel
16:30
Over west. Please keep to the main paths.  
25/03/21RavenHurley1B Crathorne
11:00
 
23/03/21RavenWinter Hill, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
16:00
 
21/03/21RavenLower Earley1M Terry
10:05
Flying S>N parallel to Lower Earley Way. Garden tick, garden mega!  
20/03/21RavenWalbury Hill2N J Bucknell
16:20
to east of the hill.  
20/03/21RavenWokingham1R C Watts
10:20
SU807673.  
19/03/21RavenWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs2J Lerpiniere
13:38
Two over heading SSW one croaking, same thing happened on my last visit there.  
14/03/21RavenFarley Hill1P Bright-Thomas
13:00
One calling from tree at top of hill.  
12/03/21RavenAshmore Green1C Stewart
12:40
Perched in apple tree in back garden for 10 mins. An amazing sight when so close up. Maybe the same bird heard cronking over the fields several mornings this week .  
08/03/21RavenAshley Hill1B Crathorne
14:30
 
08/03/21RavenNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
11:00
Pair over Mill Ride Golf Course.  
06/03/21RavenBoyn Hill, Maidenhead1B Crathorne
16:00
Over the garden, calling.  
05/03/21RavenWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs1J Lerpiniere
12:58
Over carrying food.  
04/03/21RavenCaversham1R C Watts
13:45
Caversham Court .  
03/03/21RavenJubilee River1B Crathorne
11:30
 
03/03/21RavenNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
13:30
Seen north of Sandy Lane with plenty of cronking from this individual being mobbed by three crows. Maybe one of the pair spotted recently on Mill Ride Golf Course.  
02/03/21RavenPark Farm, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
15:30
 
02/03/21RavenHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
15:33
Crinkling away mobbed by a Carrion Crow. Most of its tail was missing.  
01/03/21RavenChapel Green1P Bright-Thomas
13:30
Flying towards Gray's Farm 800m to south (heard first).  
09/01/21RavenBrock Hill, Winkfield Row1S D Abbott
14:00
Probable
Only one brief cronk but did not expect to see this species this far east. However recent confirmation of a pair on Mill Ride Golf Course makes me think this may have been one of the pair.  
28/02/21RavenMill Ride Golf Course2T Rogers
16:30
pair. Pair at visible nest in tall Scots Pine. SU912707.  
28/02/21RavenGorrick Plantation1R Dawson
11:15
Calling from the top of a pine in the NW corner.  
27/02/21RavenWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
11:00
Heard then seen E over Emm Brook.  
27/02/21RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
11:15
Flew over towards Shortheath Lane. Croncking.  
25/02/21RavenSulhamstead Abbots1P Hickman
15:35
Confrontation with a Buzzard near Whites Hill.