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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
25/09/21Sand MartinWellington College1H Wright
14:30
Flock of approx 20 feeding above college grounds for around 1hour.  
05/09/21Sand MartinStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:30
among flock of about 100 hirundines (mostly Swallows) feeding over Thames and adjoining fields north of village.  
01/09/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow6R C Price
18:30
 
31/08/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP250N Cleere
10:18
in mixed flock of approx 500 hirundines.  
30/08/21Sand MartinColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1J Carson
11:30
CLN, many flying over lake.  
30/08/21Sand MartinMoor Green Lakes3R J Godden
06:30
East Fen.  
30/08/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs200A B Merrick
08:15
approx, many trying to land in single tree on Oystercatcher island.  
27/08/21Sand MartinStreatley5N J Bucknell
17:45
in mixed flock with other hirundines feeding over Thames north of village.  
07/08/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP250N Cleere
09:30
250+ mixed hirundines, mostly Sand Martin and Swallow.  
07/08/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs11A B Merrick
07:45
 
06/08/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake31F J Cottington
06:10
chicks. A healthy count for the second brood, with no doubt more to emerge at the mouth of the holes.  
01/08/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow8R C Price
11:10
Over marsh and west of.  
30/07/21Sand MartinLower Farm Trout Lake30D Andrews
11:47
 
27/07/21Sand MartinLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP10R C Watts
11:30
At least.  
23/07/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange8K G White
07:54
Regular passing to and from railway station colony and the Kennet. SU474669.  
17/07/21Sand MartinFujitsu, Southern Industrial Estate, Bracknell5J E Warren
WEIRD. Flock was nest prospecting Fijitsu sand coloured wall. Birds repeatedly landed on wall for a few seconds, took off and landed a few Metres away. SU851684.  
10/07/21Sand MartinEton Wick28D Cleal
17:00
Roving flock moving between Bucks & Berks.  
06/07/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow50A B Tomczynski
10:39
Plus. Feeding low over water as rain came in.  
30/06/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange10K G White
06:35
Constant passage over Sainsbury's car park to and from railway station and R Kennet. SU473669.  
27/06/21Sand MartinReading3R Holder
10:00
SU729738.  
25/06/21Sand MartinNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:45
A couple of sightings of just one seen flying around only second sighting for me this year.  
24/06/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange6K G White
06:00
Regular passage going to railway station colony. SU473669.  
22/06/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange10K G White
07:47
Constant passage of bids low over Sainsbury's car park between railway station and R. Kennet. SU473668.  
15/06/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange7K G White
06:09
passing between railway station colony and R Kennet. SU472668.  
14/06/21Sand MartinCock Marsh4J Rose
09:30
Along the Thames.  
06/06/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange6K G White
05:03
steady stream of birds passing over Sainsbury's car park on their way to the nesting colony at the railway station from the river. SU473669.  
01/06/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake50F J Cottington
06:00
Lots of young being fed at the wall.  
30/05/21Sand MartinNewbury BT Exchange3K G White
06:44
Passing to and from railway station colony. SU474669.  
22/05/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs100A V Lawson
06:00
Feeding with huge flock of birds over trees on north bank, and over the water. Please only view from the public footpath.  
22/05/21Sand MartinLea Farm, Hurst40F J Cottington
06:15
Lots at wall too.  
19/05/21Sand MartinKennetmouth12R C Price
12:30
Between railway bridges.  
05/05/21Sand MartinBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP50S D Abbott
19:20
At least this number.  
05/05/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP20B Lyle
15:00
 
04/05/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow12R C Price
15:00
Over marsh.  
04/05/21Sand MartinColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes10P Bright-Thomas
08:30
At sheltered W end.  
02/05/21Sand MartinBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP6P J Crowley
08:00
minimum count on Black Swan Lake.  
02/05/21Sand MartinHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1D A MacKenzie Dodds
09:45
over sand martin bank and that part of the lake, circling and feeding, not stopping at all.  
30/04/21Sand MartinColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes12S Primarolo
Flying around among the swallows. No idea on numbers.  
01/05/21Sand MartinCock Marsh20J Rose
10:00
Approx.  
29/04/21Sand MartinColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes50R Reedman
11:30
SU804624.  
28/04/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP20B Lyle
15:00
 
27/04/21Sand MartinKennetmouth6K Sparks
12:46
Still 6 flying around between the railway bridges.  
26/04/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow10R C Price
16:20
 
25/04/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow15R C Price
15:30
 
25/04/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs60J E Andrews
08:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
21/04/21Sand MartinInkpen Hill1J Hale
07:30
One over, heading north.  
14/04/21Sand MartinLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP6C J Forsey
14:34
High above Sandford Lane.  
14/04/21Sand MartinKennetmouth12R C Price
11:30
Feeding over the Kennet between the 2 railway bridges. Limiting themselves to this space for about an hour or so.  
13/04/21Sand MartinKennetmouth16K Sparks
09:46
flying around and inspecting what appear to be rain runoff pipes on the two railway bridges!  
11/04/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake60R Righelato
20:16
60 - 100.  
11/04/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs250R Crawford
07:45
 
11/04/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs150J E Andrews
07:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/04/21Sand MartinBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP3B Crathorne
09:15
 
10/04/21Sand MartinBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP3P J Crowley
10:00
with Swallows near the sailing club.  
10/04/21Sand MartinPadworth Lane GP50L Ellams
12:18
 
10/04/21Sand MartinRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs90K G White
07:31
minimum. SU568663.  
08/04/21Sand MartinMoor Green Lakes20R J Godden
11:00
 
08/04/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake25F J Cottington
07:30
 
07/04/21Sand MartinSheffield Bottom30L Ellams
17:34
 
07/04/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs30J E Andrews
10:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
07/04/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP20B Lyle
14:30
 
07/04/21Sand MartinPadworth Lane GP6A E Hickman
12:20
Approx with the swallow flock.  
05/04/21Sand MartinPadworth Lane GP5K E Moore
13:30
 
05/04/21Sand MartinBeale Park, Lower Basildon1N J Bucknell
15:00
over lake.  
05/04/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs100J E Andrews
08:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/04/21Sand MartinEton Wick1K Rhodes
13:14
 
05/04/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP30R Keel
09:30
 
03/04/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP150M J Dear
09:00
 
03/04/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs50M F Walford
c50 at the motorway end.  
03/04/21Sand MartinSearle's Farm Lane GP (S), Burghfield GPs20M F Walford
c20.  
02/04/21Sand MartinFleethill Farm10P Bright-Thomas
17:30
Over southern pools. Private site, view only from footpath.  
01/04/21Sand MartinKennetmouth10R C Price
13:18
Feeding.  
30/03/21Sand MartinBrimpton3C J Forsey
13:42
Over K&A canal bridge.  
30/03/21Sand MartinKennetmouth3R C Price
10:10
Flying along Kennet towards the mouth.  
29/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP7D Andrews
14:32
 
29/03/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs3C J Forsey
14:16
Quite high above.  
29/03/21Sand MartinMoor Green Lakes50R Murfitt
09:00
Approx over Manor lake.  
29/03/21Sand MartinThames Valley Business Park100M J Mitchell
08:00
Over the Thames.  
27/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP100M J Taylor
very approx number - about 20 fairly low over the pit but many more higher up across a wide area.  
27/03/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs4R Hanson
11:41
very high up. Please only view from the public footpath.  
27/03/21Sand MartinWoolhampton GPs3M J Mitchell
10:13
High over Kennet.  
27/03/21Sand MartinColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes2R Murfitt
08:30
 
27/03/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs21R Crawford
07:00
In SW corner.  
26/03/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake80F J Cottington
06:35
80+ Quickly thru North in quite a tight ball, 20 more twenty minutes later appeared to linger.  
26/03/21Sand MartinNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
16:00
Flying around above and over the water.  
26/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP35M J Dear
14:09
 
26/03/21Sand MartinTheale Lakes Business Park100M Terry
11:25
Approx. Flock brought down by the rain, flitting between Hosehill and Bottom Lane. #birdingfrommydesk.  
26/03/21Sand MartinMoatlands GP, Theale GPs76R Crawford
08:20
At least, probably 80+ present.  
26/03/21Sand MartinNew workings, Moor Green Lakes2R J Godden
07:30
Over Manor Lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
26/03/21Sand MartinWhistley Mill GP, Twyford GPs20E Napper
09:07
Feeding over lake.  
25/03/21Sand MartinLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP7P J Crowley
11:00
In ones and twos seen over the trees to the north, several moving south.  
24/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP11N Cleere
11:20
quite high up, heading westerly.  
23/03/21Sand MartinFobney Meadow3S Robertson
07:51
Flying around flood.  
21/03/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake4F J Cottington
07:30
1+1+2 thru North.  
20/03/21Sand MartinLea Farm Lake3F J Cottington
07:30
Low over lake.  
18/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP4M J Dear
08:55
 
16/03/21Sand MartinThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
14:30
Flying west up the Thames by Mapledurham lock.  
14/03/21Sand MartinSearle's Farm Lane GP (S), Burghfield GPs2N J Bucknell
10:05
 
05/03/21Sand MartinMain Pit, Theale GPs4P Strong
16:15
 
03/03/21Sand MartinLower Farm GP2G Stewart
16:15
Two separate sightings of Sand Martin, 15 minutes a part possibly the same bird.  
03/03/21Sand MartinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2D Andrews
15:52
Seen with J andrews. Please only view from the public footpath.