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
19/11/21WoodcockBinfield1D Mackenzie
08:24
Flushed when walking the dog this morning. SU837698.  
16/11/21WoodcockCaversham1R Dryden
18:00
Sadly deceased, collided with a window in the garden. SU725752.  
15/11/21WoodcockSwinley Forest1D Sussex
16:10
Gormoor area. Also saw 2 at 2pm in private forestry area North Ascot. .  
10/11/21WoodcockHut Hill, Swinley Forest1D Sussex
17:00
flew into an open area at dusk.  
16/10/21WoodcockCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
07:30
Near Southern Electricity compound, Lightlands Lane, per Edward Pinniger.  
07/09/21WoodcockPeckmoor Copse, Greenham Common1M J Dear
20:07
 
06/07/21WoodcockSwinley Forest3D Sussex
22:00
saw about 7 fly overs in different parts of forest from Lower Star Post to Sandy Gully, no idea if the same or different birds.  
01/07/21WoodcockSwinley Forest2M J Hubbard
09:50
From Yesterday evening 30/06 between 9.30 -10.45pm.....Between Upper & Lower Star points....2 seen flying plus at least 5 others heard roding too.  
30/06/21WoodcockBucklebury Common1R Keel
22:05
With DRK. SU534693.  
24/06/21WoodcockNewbury1A E Hickman
Seen from the garden last evening at dusk. Nice unexpected garden tick after walking the dog.  
23/06/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece2P Hickman
21:31
Two birds seen at 21:31 and single birds seen eight times between 21:12 and 21:59 on survey.  
03/06/21WoodcockWokefield Common1V F Brown
21:30
male. Roding flight over my garden SU650663, well seen, calling loudly.  
14/06/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:48
m. Over Church Plantation.  
12/06/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:36
m. Seen twice over Church Plantation.  
09/06/21WoodcockWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest1B D Clews
20:15
seen and heard, with Eddie Napper and Martin Gostling.  
06/06/21WoodcockSwinley Forest5D Sussex
22:00
Hard to tell how many seperate birds I saw/heard. Lots of birds seen and heard at a few locations between Mill Pond and Lower Star Post.  
31/05/21WoodcockWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve, Sandhurst1J Carson
21:30
I believe it was woodcock, heavy bird, fast wing beat, flight straight over and gone.  
29/05/21WoodcockSwinley Forest1P Mannion
21:00
Over the non-Brick Pits Conservation Area. Roding around and headed south towards Buttersteep Hill. SU914670.  
29/05/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece2P Hickman
21:08
Two birds seen in flight three times and single bird seen six times between 20:59 and 21:35 on survey.  
28/05/21WoodcockBucklebury Common1G Stewart
21:20
Two sightings.  
28/05/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece3R C Watts
09:37
Late report from yesterday. at 21:20. with SR.BM.AA. JA.MA. And GB.  
27/05/21WoodcockPeckmoor Copse, Greenham Common4M J Dear
21:22
 
25/05/21WoodcockSwinley Park1S D Abbott
21:15
Possibly two birds seen at one point but difficult to pick out against trees.  
25/05/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:09
Over Church Plantation. Seen three times between 21:09 and 21:22.  
24/05/21WoodcockWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest1P Andrews
20:30
male. Roding, making the usual soft calls. SU877632.  
19/05/21WoodcockPadworth Common1R Hanson
21:00
 
14/05/21WoodcockCrowthorne Wood1R J Godden
21:40
SU851646.  
14/05/21WoodcockPadworth Common4R Hanson
21:00
Mainly flying easterly over bridle path.  
13/05/21WoodcockWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest3M P Mckeown
21:00
Several roding.  
12/05/21WoodcockSwinley Park1S D Abbott
21:10
 
12/05/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1P Hickman
20:50
Flew over Church Plantation.  
11/05/21WoodcockCaesar's Camp, Swinley Forest2D Tainton
21:00
roding overhead, to add to the bird seen earlier with James Carson.  
11/05/21WoodcockUpper Star Post, Swinley Forest4J Carson
20:46
Two singles and a pair, over space of 10min. First one identified for me by Dave Tainton. Thanks to C Gent for location recommendation.  
11/05/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece2L Ellams
21:00
Roding.  
11/05/21WoodcockBucklebury Common2R Crawford
04:20
Three sightings of at least two birds.  
10/05/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
20:55
Flew over the ‘enclosure’.  
07/05/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1P Hickman
21:01
Single bird seen twice over Church Plantation.  
07/05/21WoodcockRoundoak Piece1R Crawford
04:23
Roding.  
07/05/21WoodcockUfton Nervet1R Crawford
04:15
Roding.  
05/05/21WoodcockSwinley Park1S D Abbott
21:00
m. Roding east.  
02/05/21WoodcockSwinley Park1S D Abbott
20:50
m. Roding male heading west. SU895681.  
30/04/21WoodcockUfton Nervet3P Hickman
20:44
Two birds close together then a further bird over Church Plantation.  
09/03/21WoodcockBuckler's Forest1D Sussex
07:00
An unexpected sigt at 07.15. It flew across and into woodland . Had possibly been flushed from elsewhere by a dog. SU850655.  
26/01/21WoodcockKnowl Hill1B D Clews
11:15
Flushed in damp woodland on southern side of Warren Row Lane by Dawn Gray. A regular roding area many years ago. SU815795.  
15/01/21WoodcockLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
17:07
Quickly over tarmac path at c15ft NE.  
01/01/21WoodcockLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
16:44
Over tarmac path low towards landfill/river.  
01/01/21WoodcockLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1M F Walford
16:44
Flew over the Bittern hide path.  
01/01/21WoodcockWhite Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Collins
14:35
Flew from Middle Marsh direction.