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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
25/12/21BuzzardAston1B Crathorne
11:00
 
21/12/21BuzzardShurlock Row1R Alliss
16:10
 
13/12/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1S Hughes
15:15
 
13/12/21BuzzardSwallowfield Church1J Taylor
 
11/12/21BuzzardSandleford A3391K G White
07:46
Flying low up the A339. SU474647.  
09/12/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley2D Tainton
12:54
 
10/12/21BuzzardBracknell1D A MacKenzie Dodds
10:26
First time a buzzard has come INTO and perched IN our garden. Quite a sight. The jays didn't appreciate it. Two poor photos taken with pocket camera through a dirty kitchen window in the gallery of this site. https://www.berksbirds.co.uk/show_photo.asp?status_id=8&speciestype=2&includesensitive=&gallery_id=1&photo_id=16368&pos=2&total=8973 and https://www.berksbirds.co.uk/show_photo.asp?status_id=8&speciestype=2&includesensitive=&gallery_id=1&photo_id=16369&pos=1&total=8973 .  
03/12/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
15:00
The usual 2 in tree at back of marsh. 1 Chocolate head & white breast and belly. The other with lighter head, and white underparts with streaking on flank.  
24/11/21BuzzardAston1J J Kearns
11:25
 
22/11/21BuzzardCock Marsh1J Rose
11:00
 
20/11/21BuzzardMaidenhead town centre2K G White
11:30
Disagreement between 2 birds over gardens. SU885816.  
20/11/21BuzzardBattlemead Common2D Fuller
12:52
ad. 2 sitting close together in Black Poplar trees. SU906838.  
18/11/21BuzzardHolyport1S K Proddow
09:43
Field behind Hearne drive.  
14/11/21BuzzardBasildon Park2J J Kearns
10:45
 
13/11/21BuzzardHosehill Lake, Theale GPs5C McEwan
09:00
Circling and calling above the East Meadow. SU6569.  
09/11/21BuzzardSwallowfield Church3J Taylor
13:14
 
06/11/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
06:50
In tree line at back of marsh.  
03/11/21BuzzardHindhay Farm, Pinkneys Green4B D Clews
11:30
On ground On fresh tillage.  
23/10/21BuzzardEton Wick1K Jones
11:45
SU946786.  
21/10/21BuzzardMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
14:30
 
12/10/21BuzzardCaversham1J J Kearns
12:10
Over Henley Road Allotments .  
08/10/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
17:00
In trees at back of marsh.  
08/10/21BuzzardBattlemead Common2D Fuller
17:33
both ad. soaring over the common. SU906839.  
04/10/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
13:30
In pylon 2.  
03/10/21BuzzardWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
09:30
Over top lake into wilderness.  
01/10/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
18:00
 
25/09/21BuzzardWoose Hill1E Napper
12:00
Flying from trees near Dragonfly Bridge.  
25/09/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R Dryden
09:00
With a very full crop.  
24/09/21BuzzardFobney Meadow3A V Lawson
10:00
 
24/09/21BuzzardBattlemead Common4D Fuller
14:59
all ad. Four above newly cut hat seen from towpath towards Cookham. SU906836.  
23/09/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
16:10
1 in pylon 2.  
16/09/21BuzzardEton Wick2K Rhodes
12:27
First low over village calling and being mobbed by gulls , joined by second bird then both gained height and drifted off east.  
11/09/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:15
In Pylon 2.  
08/09/21BuzzardMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
12:30
 
07/09/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:00
in pylon 2.  
05/09/21BuzzardEmmbrook14P O'Neill
16:00
adult, juv. Group of 11, mostly juvenile, high up east of Twyford Rd then drifting SW over Queens Rd by which time they were practically invisible to the naked eye. 3 more 'local' individuals at lower level over the A329M.  
04/09/21BuzzardCompton1D Reynolds
15:40
 
01/09/21BuzzardCompton4R C Watts
11:55
 
19/08/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
In 2nd pylon.  
12/08/21BuzzardOdney Club, Cookham2B D Clews
10:00
circling and calling.  
10/08/21BuzzardHurley2B Crathorne
14:00
 
04/08/21BuzzardFleethill Farm1R F Milligan
11:54
f, perched at the top of a dead tree. Private site, view only from footpath.  
02/08/21BuzzardWidbrook Common2B D Clews
11:30
 
22/07/21BuzzardLower Caversham2R Sajdak
10:41
Circling high over my garden.  
16/07/21BuzzardSulhamstead Abbots2P Hickman
08:50
One with a rabbit. Harassed by two Crows.  
16/07/21BuzzardMaidenhead Thicket1W Hollway
07:58
 
03/07/21BuzzardMaidenhead Thicket1B D Clews
11:30
Calling from unseen perch.  
01/07/21BuzzardWorld's End1J Taylor
09:13
 
27/06/21BuzzardSwallowfield Park1J Taylor
10:04
 
26/06/21BuzzardWokingham1S Stevenson
07:50
Very pale specimen. Perched on fence post by Wokingham Equestrian Centre. SU810675.  
23/06/21BuzzardOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
07:19
 
16/06/21BuzzardThurle Down2B Lyle
11:00
 
15/06/21BuzzardWokingham1P O'Neill
08:45
juv. Circling over Wokingham town centre.  
15/06/21BuzzardSwallowfield Park1J Taylor
09:04
 
14/06/21BuzzardCock Marsh1J Rose
09:30
Soaring.  
12/06/21BuzzardBray1R Anstis
16:48
Flying over the Thames.  
05/06/21BuzzardMaidenhead Thicket1B D Clews
11:30
in diving display flight.  
05/06/21BuzzardSwinley Forest1J E Warren
by boundary of Rapley Farm. SU891650.  
03/06/21BuzzardCabbage Hill, Newell Green2M Green
13:00
Chasing a bird above woods at bottom of the hill.  
30/05/21BuzzardTilehurst2G Sumner
15:45
Displaying. SU647737.  
30/05/21BuzzardTilehurst1G Sumner
12:34
Over heading east . SU660746.  
26/05/21BuzzardTilehurst1G Sumner
14:27
Over garden . More frequent than previous years . SU660746.  
26/05/21BuzzardBattlemead Common1D Fuller
14:04
ad. soaring above common. SU907836.  
25/05/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park2S Lynch
13:00
 
23/05/21BuzzardWishmoor Cross, Swinley Forest1R J Godden
15:00
 
19/05/21BuzzardNewbury Racecourse2D Edwards
17:45
Circling high over east end of Racecourse.  
19/05/21BuzzardKennetmouth4R C Price
12:30
 
18/05/21BuzzardCaversham2R C Watts
10:35
Over Emmer Green.  
12/05/21BuzzardShurlock Row2R Alliss
11:01
 
05/05/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
08:45
 
01/05/21BuzzardCock Marsh1J Rose
10:00
 
30/04/21BuzzardKennetmouth4R C Price
10:39
Soaring together N of gasometer.  
27/04/21BuzzardCookham Dean Common1T Firth
11:30
Form the footpath by Park Farm in close company with a Red Kite.  
27/04/21BuzzardMaidenhead Thicket1B Crathorne
12:00
 
27/04/21BuzzardWoolley Firs, Woolley Green1B Crathorne
11:30
 
27/04/21BuzzardHolybrook Linear Park, Calcot1C Feltham
07:05
in a tree, waiting to come down to a calf carcass. SU664712.  
24/04/21BuzzardNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
12:25
Low over garden and heavily mobbed by a Carrion Crow. SU905697.  
22/04/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
17:55
 
21/04/21BuzzardThames Meadows, Purley5M J Smith
18:00
5 buzzard and 17 Red Kites spiralling over Mapledurham lock......too much for the local crows to cope with!  
20/04/21BuzzardCookham Dean1B D Clews
12:15
Pale phase type Pigeon House Wood.  
18/04/21BuzzardWaltham St Lawrence1S K Proddow
10:43
Turkey pens.  
17/04/21BuzzardBowsey Hill Wood1B Crathorne
10:30
 
16/04/21BuzzardNew workings, Moor Green Lakes4R J Godden
11:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
15/04/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:25
perched.  
15/04/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1J J Kearns
15:50
 
14/04/21BuzzardCharvil CP1K Sparks
10:03
circling low.  
13/04/21BuzzardEarley2C G Bass
11:25
Soaring on thermal with 4 Herring Gulls and 2 Red Kites. SU745713.  
12/04/21BuzzardPark Farm, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
15:00
 
12/04/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
12:18
heard.  
11/04/21BuzzardLittle John's Farm, Reading2S A Graham
14:30
Xow lane: one chocolate brown dark phase the other creamy white pale phase.  
11/04/21BuzzardSonning Meadows2K Sparks
10:21
circling together.  
09/04/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
17:06
 
09/04/21BuzzardWhiteknights Park, Reading3R Williams
14:38
Wheeling over tree tops. SU738715.  
09/04/21BuzzardEarley1R Reedman
15:30
Soaring with half a dozen Red Kites. Clearly my Buzzard day! SU743712.  
09/04/21BuzzardShinfield1R Reedman
12:35
Just south of Technology park. SU738683.  
09/04/21BuzzardArborfield1R Reedman
12:30
Just south of the new bypass. SU758657.  
09/04/21BuzzardColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Reedman
12:15
SU805624.  
09/04/21BuzzardCaversham1J J Kearns
10:46
Flying low over Henley Road Allotments.  
09/04/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1D Andrews
08:03
 
07/04/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
17:04
flew from perch on lowish branch into willow thicket.  
07/04/21BuzzardMaidenhead2B Crathorne
15:30
Golf course.  
07/04/21BuzzardLower Culham Farm, Medmenham2J Rose
10:00
 
05/04/21BuzzardCaversham1J J Kearns
16:26
Over garden being harried by 3 Herring Gulls.  
04/04/21BuzzardWhiteknights Lake, Reading4R Reedman
12:05
All four together for a while before two drifted NW. SU736720.  
01/04/21BuzzardFurze Platt1T Firth
19:08
Over our garden today unusual sight in these parts but joining the usual bunch of lunchtime Red Kites I think someone is feeding them nearby!  
01/04/21BuzzardBray1R Anstis
13:37
Soaring over the Thames.  
01/04/21BuzzardSwinley Park2J Crouch
11:30
 
31/03/21BuzzardBattlemead Common1D Fuller
12:54
ad. sat in tree. SU901836.  
30/03/21BuzzardNewland Farm, Charvil3K Sparks
11:35
circling together.  
31/03/21BuzzardFurze Platt3B D Clews
10:00
Odney Club.  
30/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow3R C Price
11:10
Flying quite low all in a row, east along footpath 7. 1 a darker bird than the usual 2. Later, the usual 2 in pylon 2.  
29/03/21BuzzardEarley5S Lynch
16:26
High over heading west. SU736708.  
29/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1C McEwan
14:30
SU7071.  
29/03/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley3D Tainton
13:00
2 seen over Highwood, then 3rd (possibly one of the previous birds seen) over School Drive.  
28/03/21BuzzardMortimer2K G White
09:39
one doing flight display. SU636653.  
27/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
10:30
Sometimes together in pylon 2.  
25/03/21BuzzardAshley Hill2B Crathorne
11:00
Calling and display.  
24/03/21BuzzardBray Lake, Bray GPs1B Crathorne
12:30
 
24/03/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:43
dark individual flying over from the river.  
23/03/21BuzzardPark Farm, Cookham Dean1B Crathorne
15:00
 
22/03/21BuzzardSwinley Park1J Crouch
15:30
 
22/03/21BuzzardWokingham5P Bright-Thomas
13:00
Circling and displaying somewhere over Wokingham town centre, or beyond.  
22/03/21BuzzardWhiteknights Park, Reading2R Reedman
12:10
pr. Sightings have been frequent in the area over the past few weeks. SU737715.  
22/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
13:10
Often in pylon 2.  
22/03/21BuzzardBattlemead Common East field2D Fuller
12:57
2 ad a pair. two birds flying close together maybe a breeding pair? SU908836.  
21/03/21BuzzardLower Earley1D J Mills
09:00
Soaring high in the thermals above back garden , 3 Red Kites flying above but no interaction.  
21/03/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
14:00
 
21/03/21BuzzardEarley3L Garner-Langham
12:30
Soaring together before one split off and flew away by itself.  
19/03/21BuzzardDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River2B Crathorne
11:30
 
18/03/21BuzzardEarley2K Sparks
11:20
Soaring on updraughts with 8 Red Kite. After gaining height, one drifted off NE, the other E.  
18/03/21BuzzardMay's Farm, Three Mile Cross1S Lynch
09:30
 
17/03/21BuzzardEarley3L Garner-Langham
15:00
Soaring together over the allotment.  
16/03/21BuzzardThames Meadows, Purley4M J Smith
14:30
2 pair interacting over Thames opposite Hardwick stables.  
11/03/21BuzzardHurley1B Crathorne
12:00
 
10/03/21BuzzardNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
08:30
Been around in the vicinity for last week.  
09/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
11:00
One on pylon 3.  
09/03/21BuzzardDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
09:30
 
08/03/21BuzzardRiver Loddon2D Tainton
18:59
SU783737.  
08/03/21BuzzardWokingham4P O'Neill
13:30
Over Forest Road/Twyford Road area.  
07/03/21BuzzardHurley1B Crathorne
10:00
 
05/03/21BuzzardMoor Copse5D Massie
10:00
Attending half eaten roe deer in middle of open field.  
06/03/21BuzzardRalph's Ride, Bracknell1J E Warren
23:44
Presumed Common. Was only seen in silolette high up thermal-ling. SU880688.  
06/03/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
13:30
 
06/03/21BuzzardBray1R Anstis
11:27
Soaring over the Thames.  
05/03/21BuzzardHyde Farm, Pinkneys Green1B Crathorne
12:30
 
05/03/21BuzzardEarley1K Sparks
10:16
Soaring high overhead.  
27/02/21BuzzardTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
14:15
Flying slowly east to Reading. SU665742.  
26/02/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
12:50
Attempted? mating briefly on pylon 2.  
28/02/21BuzzardHall Place, Burchett's Green1B Crathorne
11:00
 
27/02/21BuzzardTilehurst1G Sumner
14:00
Soaring with 18 Red Kites. SU660746.  
27/02/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park3K Sparks
12:01
Soaring together overhead. Two adults and one mewing juvenile/immature with pale underwing with black carpal comma and no terminal band on tail.  
26/02/21BuzzardWaltham Place2B D Clews
11:30
circling and calling, but also a dead immature on the ground, presumed one of the 2 reared on site last year. (Photographed by Jacob Brooks).  
26/02/21BuzzardNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
13:00
Pair in the thermals over garden.  
26/02/21BuzzardBoyn Hill, Maidenhead2B Crathorne
10:00
Over our garden, calling.  
25/02/21BuzzardWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve1B Crathorne
12:00
 
24/02/21BuzzardLower Caversham1R Sajdak
11:21
Circling over my garden not bothered by kites at all.  
23/02/21BuzzardShurlock Row1R Alliss
17:38
Flying wth the kites.  
23/02/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:42
calling.  
23/02/21BuzzardPalmer Park, Reading1M J Mitchell
10:36
Being chased off by two crows.  
21/02/21BuzzardTemple Farm, Hurley3B Crathorne
10:30
 
20/02/21BuzzardPearmans Copse, Lower Earley1A Booth
10:15
SU736693.  
20/02/21BuzzardNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
11:15
In swooping flight over garden.  
19/02/21BuzzardCharvil2K Sparks
15:56
on field W of Milestone Ave.  
18/02/21BuzzardFobney Meadow2R C Price
14:00
On pylon 2.  
16/02/21BuzzardEarley3L Garner-Langham
12:15
2 perched in trees, one flying overhead, all at the allotment.  
16/02/21BuzzardBinfield1D Mackenzie
20:45
Often on fence beside new excavations on King's Academy field. SU849706.  
15/02/21BuzzardCastle Royle GC1B Crathorne
12:00
 
15/02/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:29
heard.  
13/02/21BuzzardWindsor Great Park1M Green
13:00
 
11/02/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
15:22
 
11/02/21BuzzardNorth Ascot3S D Abbott
12:30
Some courtship and interference from a third bird and a number of corvids.  
10/02/21BuzzardTemple GC2B Crathorne
11:00
 
08/02/21BuzzardCaversham1R C Watts
15:10
SU721755.  
08/02/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
14:44
 
05/02/21BuzzardEarley2L Garner-Langham
12:05
Flying together over the allotment.  
06/02/21BuzzardTilehurst2G Sumner
14:25
Circling and calling. SU663745.  
06/02/21BuzzardTemple Farm, Hurley1B Crathorne
14:30
 
06/02/21BuzzardMartin's Heron, Bracknell1J Crouch
12:35
Circling high above railway station.  
05/02/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
11:00
 
03/02/21BuzzardEarley2L Garner-Langham
12:15
Chasing each other over the allotment.  
31/01/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
11:30
 
27/01/21BuzzardHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
10:29
 
28/01/21BuzzardBattlemead Common1B D Clews
12:00
 
28/01/21BuzzardWhiteknights Park, Reading3S Lynch
14:05
1 seen in dead tree by icehouse then 2 flew out of the wood by earley gate 10 mins later.  
28/01/21BuzzardTemple GC2B Crathorne
12:30
 
28/01/21BuzzardAshley Hill1B Crathorne
11:30
 
25/01/21BuzzardEarley1L Garner-Langham
12:15
With the Kites over the allotment.  
25/01/21BuzzardTilehurst1G Sumner
13:28
Soaring with the Kites.  
25/01/21BuzzardWokingham1S Stevenson
08:20
In dead tree in Ludgrove School grounds, calling. SU817670.  
24/01/21BuzzardMaidenhead Thicket1B Crathorne
11:30
 
23/01/21BuzzardQuarry Wood2B D Clews
11:47
 
22/01/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
In top of dead tree. Back of marsh.  
22/01/21BuzzardThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:54
Soaring on thermal.  
21/01/21BuzzardTemple4B Crathorne
10:30
 
19/01/21BuzzardFobney Island1C Ezard
16:00
SU696713.  
17/01/21BuzzardWhiteknights Park, Reading2S Lynch
10:00
in wilderness.  
16/01/21BuzzardFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:00
 
16/01/21BuzzardTemple5B Crathorne
15:00
Bradenham Lane plus 5 Red Kite.  
16/01/21BuzzardWokingham1S Stevenson
08:14
Over the Lucas Almshouses. SU810676.  
15/01/21BuzzardWhiteknights Lake, Reading1K Sparks
13:06