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
01/11/21Willow WarblerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
16:07
Probable
Probable on walk around Springs Farm today; very bright green hues no sign of grey tones, very sleek in appearance not chunky like Chiffy, legs very reddish not dark, feeding very actively and hungrily like a fresh migrant would, in mixed tit flock. Concerns - could not make our primary projection as too active, did not call.  
14/10/21Willow WarblerTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
10:27
Yellow, sleek, good eyestripe, long primaries. Watched in garden Birch with X10 Swarovskis. SU665742.  
06/09/21Willow WarblerGreenham Common1N Cleere
11:00
 
06/09/21Willow WarblerSulhamstead1P W Driver
11:58
m. Singing briefly.  
04/09/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow3A V Lawson
10:48
 
01/09/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common3A B Tomczynski
13:00
 
29/08/21Willow WarblerFinchampstead1R Murfitt
09:45
Singing subsong in birch at junction of Finchampstead road and Barkham ride.  
27/08/21Willow WarblerBucklebury1D Reynolds
09:32
 
22/08/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common2M J Dear
08:32
 
20/08/21Willow WarblerEarley1R H Stansfield
16:25
1w. Through my back garden again.  
16/08/21Willow WarblerPadworth Lane GP2K E Moore
15:30
imm. In with titflock of 40 plus birds.  
20/08/21Willow WarblerTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
11:42
juv. Extensive yellow underparts, sleek, well marked eye stripe. Feeding in garden Birch tree. SU665742.  
19/08/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
Near Wood Warbler yellow. Quite a few phylloscopus hoo-eeting generally. Only 1 seen.  
17/08/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1J E Andrews
09:57
 
14/08/21Willow WarblerCrookham Pools, Crookham Common2A B Merrick
07:00
One singing, another seen.  
11/08/21Willow WarblerEnglefield2R Crawford
07:45
Migrants.  
03/08/21Willow WarblerThatcham1R C Davies
07:12
Singing in the garden.  
25/06/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet1P Hickman
15:25
m. At Church Plantation.  
05/06/21Willow WarblerMaidenhead Thicket1B D Clews
11:30
singing. Breeding?  
06/06/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet2P Hickman
09:05
At Church Plantation.  
01/06/21Willow WarblerLower Earley1D J Mills
09:00
male. belting out song from Blackthorn Thicket behind ASDA Petrol stn , with minimum breaks for a good 5 mins.  
31/05/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1J Carson
21:00
 
30/05/21Willow WarblerRoden Downs1N J Bucknell
15:45
singing by Ridgeway, near junction with Fair Mile, first this year here.  
29/05/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst3B Crathorne
08:00
Singing.  
25/05/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet2P Hickman
20:52
At Church Plantation.  
23/05/21Willow WarblerWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest2R J Godden
14:00
 
23/05/21Willow WarblerWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest2C Lamsdell
male.  
23/05/21Willow WarblerSwinley Forest2P Bright-Thomas
08:00
m. Two males singing in close proximity by Town Ride; one male was multi-singing, consistently running 3 stanzas into each other.  
23/05/21Willow WarblerHut Hill, Swinley Forest1P Bright-Thomas
08:00
m. Singing by burger van car park.  
23/05/21Willow WarblerRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
07:45
East of ‘enclosure’.  
23/05/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet3P Hickman
06:50
East of Camp Road.  
20/05/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet2P Hickman
07:55
At Poors allotment.  
14/05/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst4R J Godden
08:00
 
14/05/21Willow WarblerBurghfield GPs1R Crawford
07:00
This species has now almost ceased to be a breeding bird at this site.  
03/05/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common5R Gilham
12:00
Singing at various locations around the common.  
03/05/21Willow WarblerBray GPs1B Crathorne
11:00
 
01/05/21Willow WarblerWindsor Great Park1S D Abbott
14:30
m. Singing male by Russel's Pond. SU956729.  
30/04/21Willow WarblerJubilee River1D Cleal
15:00
Singing from the enclosed scrubland on the high ground south of the JR.  
26/04/21Willow WarblerAston1A N Stow
17:00
In song.  
25/04/21Willow WarblerSwinley Brickpits, Swinley Forest1S D Abbott
14:00
m. In brickpits.  
25/04/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst2B Crathorne
08:30
Singing.  
24/04/21Willow WarblerBurghfield GPs2R Crawford
07:00
Singing.  
23/04/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet4P Hickman
10:25
At Church Plantation.  
22/04/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common4I Quelch
08:30
 
21/04/21Willow WarblerCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
14:00
 
21/04/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common2S Wearing
07:45
 
19/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley1N J Bucknell
18:20
singing at STW.  
19/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1S Wearing
08:45
 
18/04/21Willow WarblerCleeve Hill, Lambourn Woodlands1J Lerpiniere
16:13
Singing by cottage. SU330764.  
18/04/21Willow WarblerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2R C Watts
09:10
 
18/04/21Willow WarblerUniversity of Reading (Whiteknights Campus)1T Alexander
11:41
Calling.  
17/04/21Willow WarblerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1R Holder
11:00
 
17/04/21Willow WarblerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
08:40
Unusually for our patch, 1 still lingering half way to Bittern hide.  
16/04/21Willow WarblerWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
07:15
m. Sound-recorded, singing close to garden.  
16/04/21Willow WarblerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs3S Wearing
09:00
Two seen and heard singing, one heard only.  
16/04/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet1P Hickman
11:15
Near floods east of Sulhamstead Road.  
15/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1D Andrews
15:37
.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerLower Farm GP2B Lyle
09:25
 
14/04/21Willow WarblerAston1A N Stow
18:45
Singing in trees along the backwater.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerCharvil CP1K Sparks
10:23
singing between lakes.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2C J Forsey
14:35
Next to footpath bridge.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:30
singing in bushes by STW.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
12:00
m. Singing from oaks 75m SE of Ripple Stream bridge, where path narrows, heard from garden.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerWhiteknights Lake, Reading1J Bishop
11:15
Singing from top of oak on east side.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs5R Crawford
08:30
Singing.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerMain Pit, Theale GPs7R Crawford
07:00
Singing.  
14/04/21Willow WarblerBoxford1C Burch
08:13
In tree opposite my front garden. Winterbourne Road.  
13/04/21Willow WarblerNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:25
 
13/04/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow2R C Price
10:50
Singing . East end of footpath 7.  
13/04/21Willow WarblerBraywick Nature Centre, Maidenhead4M Hemmings
14:00
SU898799.  
12/04/21Willow WarblerThames Valley Business Park, Reading1K Sparks
11:54
singing.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common2P Bright-Thomas
13:00
m. Singing.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common2R Hanson
09:00
 
11/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:30
singing at STW.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerSwinley Brickpits, Swinley Forest1K Creed
13:21
 
11/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs5J E Andrews
07:00
 
11/04/21Willow WarblerSouthcote Meadows1J E Andrews
06:30
 
11/04/21Willow WarblerSouth Lake, Woodley1J Bishop
12:07
Heard N side.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerThames Valley Business Park, Reading1K Sparks
09:51
singing.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1J Carson
10:00
 
11/04/21Willow WarblerWhite Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1B Crathorne
09:30
Singing.  
11/04/21Willow WarblerBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1B Crathorne
09:15
Singing.  
10/04/21Willow WarblerFinchampstead2R Murfitt
09:00
Singing - one near Queens Oak PH and one Warren lane.  
10/04/21Willow WarblerRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs6K G White
08:02
singing. SU568663.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerPangbourne STW3M Winkworth
14:18
2 singing near the Thames and 1 singing Bourne Road side of the railway.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1S Robertson
11:05
Singing.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerBulls Lock, Newbury1D Edwards
11:45
SU497667.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerWestley Mill1R Parsons
10:30
Singing.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst1R Murfitt
08:45
Singing east end.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerBurghfield GPs13R Crawford
08:00
Singing.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP3F J Cottington
07:15
Possibly 4, 1 by Betty's bench and 2-3 car park field.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerArlington Business Park Theale1M H Gostling
08:27
Singing in trees by the lake. SU652712.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerThames Valley Business Park, Reading1M J Mitchell
08:26
Singing from poolside willow.  
09/04/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow2D Andrews
07:59
 
08/04/21Willow WarblerMaidenhead1M Vogel
16:30
In the grounds of Furze Platt Infants School.  
08/04/21Willow WarblerMoor Green Lakes4R J Godden
11:00
Along the river by CLS and Grove Lake.  
08/04/21Willow WarblerSouth Lake, Woodley2K Sparks
10:12
singing in tall silver birch, about 300m apart.  
08/04/21Willow WarblerAldermaston GP1B Lyle
06:30
 
07/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1J E Andrews
11:30
 
07/04/21Willow WarblerNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3R Keel
10:00
Dotted around GP.  
06/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs6R Crawford
07:30
Singing.  
05/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1J E Andrews
08:30
singing.  
05/04/21Willow WarblerSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1J E Andrews
08:30
singing.  
05/04/21Willow WarblerCrookham Common3M J Mitchell
10:00
Singing.  
04/04/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow1R C Price
15:00
Singing. East end of footpath 7.  
05/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:15
singing at STW.  
05/04/21Willow WarblerLower Farm GP1R Keel
09:30
 
04/04/21Willow WarblerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1K P Duncan
 
04/04/21Willow WarblerGreenham Common1M Norman
12:45
Singing male. SU515647.  
04/04/21Willow WarblerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
12:14
Singing male half way down Mapledurham Drive, patch first, even if it’s a passing migrant.  
03/04/21Willow WarblerBracknell2D A MacKenzie Dodds
07:30
Calling to each other and very showy considering the low light and cold chill in the air. First of the year for us. SU847707.  
03/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:50
singing at STW.  
03/04/21Willow WarblerSwinley Forest1D Sussex
08:00
near Rapley.  
03/04/21Willow WarblerThames Valley Business Park, Reading1S Hughes
12:15
singing.  
02/04/21Willow WarblerStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:20
singing at the STW.  
02/04/21Willow WarblerWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst2S Robertson
15:05
Heard only.  
02/04/21Willow WarblerWoolhampton GPs2M J Mitchell
10:00
 
01/04/21Willow WarblerFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
09:00
At least.  
01/04/21Willow WarblerSwinley Forest1P Mannion
11:00
Possible
SU914667.  
31/03/21Willow WarblerRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1A Taylor
11:00
Singing near NE corner of lake.  
31/03/21Willow WarblerUfton Nervet1P Hickman
15:40
m. At Church Plantation.  
30/03/21Willow WarblerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2F J Cottington
10:10
East side of car park field.  
30/03/21Willow WarblerThatcham Marsh2M J Dear
09:27
 
30/03/21Willow WarblerMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
Singing at the car park.  
30/03/21Willow WarblerBinfield1D Mackenzie
11:01
In Willows near small pool alongside Temple Way. SU853707.  
29/03/21Willow WarblerSheffield Bottom2C J Forsey
14:16
One singing near canal.  
29/03/21Willow WarblerNewbury1A E Hickman
13:25
In song Northcroft marsh. SU460673.  
29/03/21Willow WarblerTheale1M Terry
13:20
m. singing by the canal bridge.  
29/03/21Willow WarblerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2F J Cottington
07:15
One by Teal hide in sub song, another by Jerry's bench in more or less full song. Third reported to me in car park field. First this year, appears to be a big fall of Chiffs and Blackcap too.  
29/03/21Willow WarblerColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
09:00
Singing main path by CLS.