Berkshire Bird News

Search Results

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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
25/10/21SwallowWindsor Great Park1D Sussex
11:00
near Flemish farm.  
24/10/21SwallowNewbury1A E Hickman
12:30
Flying south over fields south of Enborne road. First one I've seen for a few weeks. SU453661.  
15/10/21SwallowFleethill Farm2J C Morgan
10:30
on 9 seen with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
11/10/21SwallowEmmer Green1A B Tomczynski
09:00
Circled over house.  
09/10/21SwallowSulhamstead Abbots3K E Moore
16:00
Flying over Farm going S.  
08/10/21SwallowEmmbrook1P O'Neill
13:30
juv. In with House martins over Old Forest Meadows.  
06/10/21SwallowEmmer Green2A B Tomczynski
08:00
Seen from garden.  
04/10/21SwallowStreatley8N J Bucknell
flying south over Thames and Streatley Farm between 17-00 and 17-30.  
03/10/21SwallowWindsor rugby club6D A MacKenzie Dodds
09:10
Flying over home park in the cold gloom (well before the sun burned the clouds away) as the Windsor youth rugby tournament began. SU972777.  
03/10/21SwallowWoose Hill4P Bright-Thomas
09:30
 
03/10/21SwallowStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:15
flying south low over Streatley Farm.  
03/10/21SwallowChurn Farm (Oxon)11N J Bucknell
7 juveniles perched on power line by Ridgeway, 15 yards from county boundary at 10-45, 4 flying low west over field north of concrete road at 11-25.  
03/10/21SwallowCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:05
flying north east (!) over track to Churn.  
03/10/21SwallowNewbury BT Exchange20K G White
07:30
Flock passing high over BT. SU473670.  
02/10/21SwallowLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP500F J Cottington
08:28
5 groups of 40-120 passing through SE in barely half an hour. 60% went over LFL then Lavell's, the other 40% went over just beyond Lea Farm buildings.  
02/10/21SwallowLower Farm GP5N Cleere
10:00
 
01/10/21SwallowCrookham Common2M J Dear
15:00
Please keep to the main paths.  
26/09/21SwallowCrookham Common4M J Dear
15:35
Please keep to the main paths.  
25/09/21SwallowStreatley3N J Bucknell
16:50
flying south over Thames north of village.  
22/09/21SwallowFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
09:00
 
17/09/21SwallowLower Farm GP1N Cleere
10:15
south.  
16/09/21SwallowGreenham Common2R C Watts
12:30
Please keep to the main paths.  
14/09/21SwallowDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River15B Crathorne
16:00
 
13/09/21SwallowCrookham Common10M J Dear
14:39
Please keep to the main paths.  
11/09/21SwallowWokingham6P O'Neill
16:00
2 adult, 4 juv. On wires near Ashridge Farm.  
10/09/21SwallowWokingham6P O'Neill
12:45
At least 6 still on telegraph line and flying around at Ashridge Farm.  
08/09/21SwallowGreenham Common40M J Dear
10:13
Please keep to the main paths.  
07/09/21SwallowShurlock Row60R Alliss
10:37
a mix of about 60 swallows and House Martin swirling about. Impossible to say how many of each.  
04/09/21SwallowGreenham Common20M J Dear
09:23
Please keep to the main paths.  
02/09/21SwallowWokingham11P O'Neill
16:30
At least 7 juveniles on telegraph line in Bell Foundry Rd still being fed by adults.  
02/09/21SwallowCompton Downs30M J Dear
16:03
 
01/09/21SwallowFobney Meadow30R C Price
18:30
 
01/09/21SwallowFobney Meadow100A V Lawson
15:49
Conservative estimate of the numbers feeding low over the meadows.  
30/08/21SwallowWalbury Hill6S A Graham
09:00
Low down in gloomy conditions.  
29/08/21SwallowShurlock Row6R Alliss
18:02
 
29/08/21SwallowWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
12:53
North East.  
24/08/21SwallowGreenham Common30A B Merrick
10:45
Including a very striking leucistic bird persistently around the BBOWT compound and building by control tower car park. Please keep to the main paths.  
22/08/21SwallowThatcham2R Keel
18:13
North over garden. SU503674.  
21/08/21SwallowLower Farm GP200N Cleere
09:30
 
17/08/21SwallowPangbourne2A Taylor
18:30
Feeding low over Pang meadows. An unusual sighting at this location, but maybe attracted by grazing cattle.  
11/08/21SwallowNew workings, Moor Green Lakes5R F Milligan
12:30
Heading S/E. Please only view from the public footpath.  
10/08/21SwallowBurnthouse Lane GP, Pingewood GPs3S Robertson
13:31
Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/08/21SwallowWokingham3R C Watts
11:30
All birds seen around. Luckley Road. SU806673.  
04/08/21SwallowNew workings, Moor Green Lakes3R F Milligan
11:18
Western end of the diggings. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/08/21SwallowFobney Meadow12R C Price
11:10
Over marsh and west of.  
25/07/21SwallowHolyport30S K Proddow
11:00
Gays lane.  
24/07/21SwallowHolyport30S K Proddow
10:30
Field off Gays Lane.  
25/07/21SwallowNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
07:41
Foraging over Craven Rd amongst the Swifts. SU474670.  
24/07/21SwallowSulham3A Taylor
16:45
Flying low over large arable field just north of village adjacent to stables on opposite side of Sulham Lane.  
20/07/21SwallowBucklebury25D Reynolds
08:34
At Farm Park.  
11/07/21SwallowNewbury town centre1K G White
06:55
juv. Foraging around King St gardens ...wandered over from the Kennet R ? SU475668.  
27/06/21SwallowWokingham6S Stevenson
16:17
four fledged swallows this year. Unfortunately with the closure of Wokingham Equestrian Centre, the stable block where they nest each year is set to be demolished. SU811675.  
27/06/21SwallowShurlock Row6R Alliss
15:13
About a dozen mixed Swallows and House Martins swirling around too fast to count.  
26/06/21SwallowWokingham2P O'Neill
07:45
ad. On telephone wire, Bell Foundry Lane.  
23/06/21SwallowOckwells Park, Cox Green3B D Clews
07:19
 
07/06/21SwallowEmmbrook1P O'Neill
19:00
Low over Eamer Crescent.  
07/06/21SwallowWoodley1S Scott
17:00
Feeding over Reading Road allotments.  
31/05/21SwallowEton Wick2K Jones
18:00
Around the allotments. SU948787.  
31/05/21SwallowBarkham2P O'Neill
08:00
Pair flying in and out of stable block nr Blagrove Lane.  
24/05/21SwallowThatcham1R Keel
13:52
A tardy migrant N low over garden. SU503674.  
22/05/21SwallowSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs50A V Lawson
06:00
Estimated number low over the water as a large number of small flies emerged from the water. Please only view from the public footpath.  
22/05/21SwallowMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross3R Holder
14:37
 
11/05/21SwallowShurlock Row2R Alliss
11:16
m. On wires Hungerford Lane.  
10/05/21SwallowEnglefield4C J Forsey
14:43
Low over the main pond in the deer park.  
09/05/21SwallowLower Farm GP200N Cleere
10:35
approx this number amongst mixed flock of 500+ hirundines and swifts.  
09/05/21SwallowWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
09:10
>NW, first of year from garden.  
07/05/21SwallowAldworth, The Bell1M J Amphlett
19:00
Overflew, possibly a couple more. SU556796.  
05/05/21SwallowBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP50S D Abbott
19:20
At least this number.  
05/05/21SwallowLower Farm GP50B Lyle
15:00
 
04/05/21SwallowFobney Meadow20R C Price
15:00
Over marsh.  
04/05/21SwallowBurghfield GPs70S Robertson
12:31
70 plus.  
04/05/21SwallowColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes40P Bright-Thomas
08:30
Feeding vigorously at sheltered W end.  
02/05/21SwallowMoor Green Lakes8B Dickinson
15:00
At least, over West meres. SU804622.  
02/05/21SwallowBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP6P J Crowley
08:00
minimum count on Black Swan Lake.  
02/05/21SwallowHyde Farm, Pinkneys Green1B Crathorne
11:00
 
01/05/21SwallowSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs12S Cullura
17:15
Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/05/21SwallowCock Marsh10J Rose
10:00
 
01/05/21SwallowWokingham1S Stevenson
08:14
By Wokingham Equestrian Centre. SU810675.  
30/04/21SwallowFobney Meadow10R C Price
17:45
Feeding low over marsh.  
30/04/21SwallowPangbourne STW4M Winkworth
11:35
Over the Thames.  
30/04/21SwallowThames Valley Business Park15M J Mitchell
08:12
 
29/04/21SwallowColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes30R Reedman
11:30
SU804624.  
29/04/21SwallowSummerleaze GP12R Bampfield
08:30
 
29/04/21SwallowMain Pit, Theale GPs150R Crawford
08:15
 
29/04/21SwallowHosehill Lake, Theale GPs25R Crawford
08:00
 
29/04/21SwallowNew workings, Moor Green Lakes150R J Godden
06:15
A tight flock flew in from the south and swirled around like a starling murmuration and settled on the reeds on East Fen. As more landed the reeds buckled under their weight and they flew up. This happened a few times before they settled on the posts and netting in East Fen when an accurate count could be made. Please only view from the public footpath.  
29/04/21SwallowThames Valley Business Park2M J Mitchell
08:00
Thames.  
28/04/21SwallowBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP100S D Abbott
19:10
Viewed from opposite sailing club - approximate count with smaller numbers of Sand and House Martin.  
28/04/21SwallowLower Farm GP100B Lyle
15:00
 
28/04/21SwallowSouth Lake, Woodley20D Tainton
14:13
Hawking over Southlake with approx same number Housemartins.  
26/04/21SwallowRemenham14A N Stow
17:30
Passing over into Bucks in one's and two's.  
26/04/21SwallowFobney Meadow3R C Price
16:20
 
26/04/21SwallowWhiteknights Park, Reading1K Sparks
12:01
flashed through, heading north.  
26/04/21SwallowThree Mile Cross2B Dickinson
18:34
Over May's Farm. SU720681.  
25/04/21SwallowFobney Meadow5R C Price
15:30
 
25/04/21SwallowNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
06:05
BT flyover going high NE. SU473669.  
23/04/21SwallowCrookham Pools, Crookham Common1C J Forsey
15:24
Only bird left after the dog idiots walked away from pools.. then watched a 'wolf-like' dog attack the nearby cattle with owner unable to stop a sustained attack, good grief.  
22/04/21SwallowMartin's Heron, Bracknell1M A Johnstone
07:00
Flying over Allsmoor Field. The first I've seen here since 1998!  
21/04/21SwallowStreatley2R C Watts
15:00
 
21/04/21SwallowCrookham Common1S Wearing
09:45
Please keep to the main paths.  
18/04/21SwallowSulham2A Taylor
16:00
Flying between stables and large field on east side of Sulham Lane just north of village.  
16/04/21SwallowEmmbrook1P O'Neill
12:15
Heading N over Queens Road.  
15/04/21SwallowPadworth Common3G Sumner
11:35
Flew over Rectory Rd. SU617655.  
12/04/21SwallowBraywoodside1D A MacKenzie Dodds
16:20
First of the year for us. SU870750.  
11/04/21SwallowWoolhampton GPs60R Keel
12:30
 
11/04/21SwallowCharvil30M J Hubbard
14:43
SU765769.  
11/04/21SwallowSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs30J E Andrews
07:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
10/04/21SwallowColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes30P Bright-Thomas
17:30
Numbers growing as the rain got heavier.  
10/04/21SwallowBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP15P J Crowley
10:00
at least, near the sailing club.  
10/04/21SwallowPadworth Lane GP100L Ellams
12:18
 
10/04/21SwallowThatcham Marsh40R Keel
11:15
25 in treetops with a few House and Sand Martins. The remainder feeding over various GPs.  
10/04/21SwallowRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs8K G White
07:31
minimum. SU568663.  
09/04/21SwallowWestley Mill1R Parsons
10:30
 
08/04/21SwallowMain Pit, Theale GPs5R C Watts
19:22
With R.C.A.A. And R.S..  
08/04/21SwallowBurnthouse Lane GP, Pingewood GPs1S Robertson
13:31
Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/04/21SwallowMoor Green Lakes20R J Godden
11:00
 
08/04/21SwallowLea Farm Lake4F J Cottington
07:30
 
07/04/21SwallowSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs100J E Andrews
10:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
07/04/21SwallowLower Farm GP50B Lyle
14:30
 
07/04/21SwallowPadworth Lane GP60A E Hickman
12:20
Approx this number over the gravel pit, many very low, and adjacent river.  
07/04/21SwallowNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh15R Keel
10:00
Feeding low over GP.  
06/04/21SwallowHosehill Lake, Theale GPs5K P Duncan
21:35
 
06/04/21SwallowTheale Lakes Business Park2M Terry
12:32
Over >N.  
06/04/21SwallowCrookham Common1R Keel
09:48
Over N. SU513645. Please keep to the main paths.  
05/04/21SwallowPadworth Lane GP10K E Moore
13:30
approx.  
05/04/21SwallowHyde Farm, Pinkneys Green2B Crathorne
14:00
 
05/04/21SwallowLittle John's Farm, Reading1S A Graham
14:35
Cow lane: struggling N. over the Thames.  
05/04/21SwallowLower Farm GP35I Quelch
11:30
Sitting on overhead cable in field behind car park.  
05/04/21SwallowInkpen Hill1J Hale
07:30
Flying east on the north side of the hill.  
04/04/21SwallowFobney Meadow3R C Price
15:00
Flying west behind marsh.  
05/04/21SwallowLower Farm GP6R Keel
09:30
 
04/04/21SwallowStreatley2N J Bucknell
09:40
apparently taking up territory at the stables near Thurle Grange.  
04/04/21SwallowEmmer Green2A B Tomczynski
10:00
Circled over garden chasing each other. Heard later. Local breeders at nearby stables returning. Arrived on 7th last year. Male Siskin back again having not been seen for days.  
03/04/21SwallowWoolhampton GPs4M J Dear
16:04
 
03/04/21SwallowStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:30
flying north up the Thames.  
03/04/21SwallowLower Farm GP3M J Dear
09:00
 
03/04/21SwallowPadworth Lane GP30P Hickman
09:20
At least thirty over the gravel pits.  
03/04/21SwallowSearle's Farm Lane GP (S), Burghfield GPs1M F Walford
 
03/04/21SwallowHosehill Lake, Theale GPs3R Crawford
07:45
 
02/04/21SwallowArborfield3R Keel
16:30
Over N singing.  
02/04/21SwallowFleethill Farm4P Bright-Thomas
17:30
Over southern pools. Private site, view only from footpath.  
02/04/21SwallowFarley Hill1P Bright-Thomas
16:45
 
02/04/21SwallowNewland Farm, Charvil1M J Hubbard
14:59
 
02/04/21SwallowThames Meadows, Purley1D Massie
14:00
Flying north.  
02/04/21SwallowAston1S K Proddow
13:00
By the lock.  
01/04/21SwallowCombe Gibbet1C McEwan
15:55
1. Heading north. SU3662.  
01/04/21SwallowBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2P Bright-Thomas
18:45
Over SE end of BSL.  
01/04/21SwallowFleethill Farm20J C Morgan
10:00
All sightings with RD. Private site, view only from footpath.  
01/04/21SwallowMoss End1L R Blundell
11:41
Heading north towards Maidenhead.  
01/04/21SwallowStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:55
flying north up the Thames, north of village, also 2 at Moulsford (Oxon) at 11-15.  
31/03/21SwallowShurlock Row1R Alliss
20:11
Circling over the village twice this afternoon.  
30/03/21SwallowTaylormade Stables2M Copland
15:00
Inspecting loose box sites with existing nests. SU889843.  
30/03/21SwallowNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1T Callister
15:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
29/03/21SwallowLower Farm GP1D Andrews
14:33
 
29/03/21SwallowHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:00
 
29/03/21SwallowLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
07:36
Feeding briefly with Sand Martin out of the wind under trees along South edge of Lavell's.  
28/03/21SwallowNewbury1A E Hickman
18:15
Near Northcroft park. SU461673.