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
27/08/21WhimbrelWraysbury GPs1C Lamsdell
 
21/08/21WhimbrelMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
09:10
Flew east high over lake calling, ropey photo taken.  
14/05/21WhimbrelWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
22:02
Sound-recorded, single call.  
14/05/21WhimbrelWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
21:55
Sound-recorded, single call.  
09/05/21WhimbrelWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
22:49
Sound recorded passing, five or six call phrases, no overlapping calls.  
08/05/21WhimbrelWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
23:24
Sound-recorded, over 30 calls, small flock.  
02/05/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow1A B Merrick
14:53
Negative news
Just flown off west calling.  
02/05/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow1M S Shaw
10:14
Probable
Just flown in eaten end of water.  
22/04/21WhimbrelColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1S Primarolo
Long down-turned bill. Too light a build for curlew. Crown stripe. On plover island for 10-15 minutes.  
01/05/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow1S Ricks
14:08
Negative news
Flew off high, south.  
01/05/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow1S Ricks
13:49
Found by Mark Shaw.  
29/04/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow2R C Price
17:20
Just arrived on marsh. Preening and washing. They left low to west at 17:30. Greenshank still present giving great views path side of marsh.  
28/04/21WhimbrelFobney Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1R Righelato
10:20
Heard flying over NW. Single bird or small party.  
27/04/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow2R C Price
18:13
Left west at 18:05.  
27/04/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow2R C Price
17:37
Landed on marsh at 17:37. Spent almost whole time washing vigorously and preening. Never looked settled and didn’t feed. In the minute or two before they left they called a lot. At 18:05 they both flew off low to the west.  
23/04/21WhimbrelArthur Jacob Nature Reserve2D Wright
06:15
Flyover. TQ021761.  
24/04/21WhimbrelFobney Meadow1B T Bennett
15:05
Flew in from West, circled, landed, had a drink and flew off north east.  
24/04/21WhimbrelMoor Green Lakes8R J Godden
06:00
On Plover Island but six flew off NE at 6:05. Last two left at 6:28.  
22/04/21WhimbrelColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1T Reid
09:30
On plover island for around fifteen minutes . Then lost from view, tried to relocate with RD and RG without success.  
20/04/21WhimbrelMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
20:00
heard only, called a number of times flying west to east across lake at this time.  
17/04/21WhimbrelHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
08:41
Negative news
Departed high NE.  
17/04/21WhimbrelHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
07:56
On island now.