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
18/08/21CuckooWest Ilsley1A B Tomczynski
13:30
juv. Saw dark shape fly low over horse field and land on a post in the shade. Raised the bins and was surprised to be looking at a Cuckoo (brown). No migrants on walk up the downs.  
14/08/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
10:00
Brown bird flew over towards Lavell's.  
12/07/21CuckooStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:55
juv. brownish bird flew in across the Thames from Withymead, then to and along the tree belt at Streatley Farm that runs parallel to the river, southwards.  
04/07/21CuckooFarley Hill1P Bright-Thomas
16:00
juv. Being fed by Dunnock host, photo.  
28/06/21CuckooGreen Park1S Robertson
12:30
Heard only, first time I have heard one at Green Park.  
19/06/21CuckooFobney Meadow2A V Lawson
11:00
Heard only.  
20/06/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1P J Stevens
10:30
Calling on the north side of the river.  
19/06/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
08:30
Calling.  
17/06/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:15
f. Silently at top of a tree on the landfill, swaying from side to side with wings dropped and tail raised. Gave bubbling call when it flew off. Please only view from the public footpath.  
16/06/21CuckooTwyford1J C Morgan
10:40
m. heard calling from the garden.  
15/06/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
11:00
Saw and heard from Bittern hide over near the solar panels.  
12/06/21CuckooBradfield1J Lerpiniere
15:58
Still singing. SU5873.  
13/06/21CuckooSouthcote Meadows1J E Andrews
06:30
 
13/06/21CuckooJubilee River1K Rhodes
07:59
Calling.  
12/06/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
09:00
1 still calling.  
11/06/21CuckooSwinley Park1R Parsons
11:30
In clearing near golf course.  
09/06/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
08:30
m. Calling near Manor lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
09/06/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
07:00
 
07/06/21CuckooRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
17:44
Heard every visit for weeks. SU5873.  
06/06/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
male. calling.  
07/06/21CuckooJubilee River1K Rhodes
19:29
Heard briefly.  
07/06/21CuckooMortimer Common1E Charlson
03:57
 
06/06/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
male. calling.  
06/06/21CuckooUfton Green1P Hickman
07:50
m. West of Ufton Green.  
06/06/21CuckooBrimpton, River Enborne1K G White
04:20
male. singing up and down the River Enborne on both sides. SU544634.  
05/06/21CuckooFleethill Farm1J D Savage
17:00
male. In woodland at north-west corner of site. Calling continuously for 10 minutes, then 30 minute rest, then calling again. Private site, view only from footpath.  
05/06/21CuckooEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2D Valler
21:00
One around Colebrook lake and one to the west near longwater road. Please only view from the public bridleway.  
05/06/21CuckooWraysbury GPs1S Neal
06:29
Calling.  
05/06/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
05:17
Still 1 calling.  
03/06/21CuckooJubilee River1D Cleal
12:00
Calling again near the weir.  
04/06/21CuckooBoxford2C Burch
20:42
Still a male calling by the river and one up on the Common.  
04/06/21CuckooBinfield1P Mannion
06:55
Moving along Hazelwood Lane over the course of an hour or so from Bracknell Sewage Works northwards.  
04/06/21CuckooEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2R Murfitt
16:45
m and f. Male calling continuously as female looked on from nearby tree. Please only view from the public bridleway.  
04/06/21CuckooFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
09:30
quite active around the site numerous sightings. Private site, view only from footpath.  
03/06/21CuckooEton Wick1K Jones
17:42
From allotments the call came from the centre of the village, maybe stream along Bell Lane. Little later heard call from Jubilee River, same one? SU947786.  
03/06/21CuckooFobney Meadow1A Absolom
12:50
 
02/06/21CuckooColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1P Leigh
07:05
Calling. SU804625.  
02/06/21CuckooJubilee River1D Cleal
12:00
Heard calling near to the weir from Dorney Common.  
02/06/21CuckooThames Valley Business Park, Reading1M J Mitchell
08:00
Calling.  
01/06/21CuckooJubilee River1I Davidson
13:01
Hepatic.  
01/06/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
06:00
Probably 2 still calling.  
31/05/21CuckooUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
16:30
heard only.  
30/05/21CuckooRushall Farm, Bradfield2J Lerpiniere
18:00
Poss 3, calling from different directions almost simultaneously.  
31/05/21CuckooWoolhampton GPs2M J Mitchell
09:00
m.  
30/05/21CuckooSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2J E Andrews
07:30
 
30/05/21CuckooJouldings Farm, Farley Hill1J Taylor
08:22
 
29/05/21CuckooSwinley Forest1P Mannion
21:00
Calling from the non-Brick Pits Conservation Area. SU914670.  
29/05/21CuckooRoundoak Piece1P Hickman
20:50
m. Distant calling.  
29/05/21CuckooBucklebury Common2R C Davies
18:21
1 calling on Holly Lane and another towards Bucklebury.  
29/05/21CuckooDonnington Castle1C J Forsey
13:49
Briefly calling.  
29/05/21CuckooFobney Meadow1A Absolom
06:22
 
27/05/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1D Cleal
09:00
Heard calling by a friend early morning. Not heard after 9.30. (not seen by me).  
28/05/21CuckooShurlock Row1R Alliss
10:19
m. Calling at 8am. Calling for previous 2 days at about 4.30pm on south side of the village.  
27/05/21CuckooBoxford2C Burch
20:32
Can hear two. One at Boxford Common, the other by the River Lambourn.  
27/05/21CuckooSwinley Park1J Crouch
19:00
Calling from Royal Berks Golf course.  
26/05/21CuckooSwinley Park1J Crouch
19:00
It's back! Singing in exactly the same tree as last year.  
26/05/21CuckooThames Valley Business Park, Reading1M J Mitchell
07:33
Calling.  
25/05/21CuckooFleethill Farm2J M Clark
13:00
males, 1 to north and 1 to southwest. Private site, view only from footpath.  
23/05/21CuckooSwinley Forest1C Lamsdell
nr New England HIll.  
23/05/21CuckooLower Star Post, Swinley Forest1P Bright-Thomas
09:00
m. Singing.  
23/05/21CuckooCaesar's Camp, Swinley Forest1P Bright-Thomas
08:15
m. On E side singing.  
23/05/21CuckooSwinley Forest1P Mannion
10:50
m. In the non-Brick Pits conservation area, then flew south towards Buttersteep Hill. SU914670.  
23/05/21CuckooMain Pit, Theale GPs1R Crawford
07:00
Calling.  
22/05/21CuckooFleethill Farm2J D Savage
18:15
Single cuckoo heard moving around the perimeter of the site. Seen as it flew across the site, followed by a second. Only a single cuckoo calling and no sign of aggression between the two birds so hopefully a pair. Private site, view only from footpath.  
22/05/21CuckooNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
16:50
Only Heard calling from Reed Beds.  
22/05/21CuckooThatcham Marsh1R Keel
11:30
Heard only.  
22/05/21CuckooLea Farm, Hurst2F J Cottington
06:15
flying around.  
22/05/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1D Sussex
06:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
19/05/21CuckooFleethill Farm1J D Savage
13:30
male. Calling and moving around the north and west perimeters of the site. Heard only. Private site, view only from footpath.  
19/05/21CuckooRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
15:54
Heard. SU589728.  
19/05/21CuckooThatcham Marsh2M J Dear
09:27
 
19/05/21CuckooColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R Murfitt
08:45
m. Calling from trees along path near Colebrook Lake South.  
17/05/21CuckooPaices Wood1J Lerpiniere
17:41
Singing. SU587641.  
17/05/21CuckooEnglefield1C J Forsey
15:21
 
15/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P Bright-Thomas
11:30
m. Singing around lake.  
14/05/21CuckooShurlock Row1R Alliss
19:17
Heard about 3.30pm distant to west of the village then about 4.30 on the south side very near.  
14/05/21CuckooRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs2B Lyle
11:30
 
14/05/21CuckooBurghfield GPs1R Crawford
07:00
 
13/05/21CuckooBroadmoor Bottom1D Sussex
07:00
 
13/05/21CuckooLower Farm Trout Lake1R Keel
16:45
 
12/05/21CuckooSouthcote Meadows1R Crawford
08:00
 
11/05/21CuckooDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
male. calling.  
11/05/21CuckooUpper Star Post, Swinley Forest1J Carson
20:46
Heard, and then flew over the track to Lower Star Post. Spotted with Dave.  
11/05/21CuckooWhistley Mill GP, Twyford GPs1P O'Neill
12:30
male. Heard only.  
11/05/21CuckooGreenham Common1A E Hickman
In song north side of Common.  
11/05/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
Wide-ranging over New Workings and the reserve. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/05/21CuckooUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
08:15
heard only.  
09/05/21CuckooMarsh Benham1R Crawford
14:05
 
09/05/21CuckooSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1B Crathorne
07:45
Calling.  
07/05/21CuckooThatcham1J Lerpiniere
09:59
Singing early morning. SU525678.  
08/05/21CuckooColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1J Carson
15:56
On branches practically above hide.  
07/05/21CuckooSwinley Forest1M Cooper
18:00
m.  
07/05/21CuckooThatcham Marsh1R Keel
17:06
SU514662.  
07/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1D White
14:33
Seen from Tern Hide.  
06/05/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/05/21CuckooFobney Meadow2R C Price
10:00
1 flying low over marsh and continuing west. Earlier: 1 calling from dsmntld rlwy west of Holy Brook .  
06/05/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1J D Savage
19:00
Moving around near Manor Lake. Presumed same individual as reported since 20th April. Distinctive call, with the first of the two notes sounding somewhat hoarse. Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1S D Abbott
19:35
m. Heard only - to the north of the site.  
06/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
07:00
 
03/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1B D Clews
13:30
seen and heard.  
04/05/21CuckooMoor Green Lakes1R J Godden
17:30
Calling from trees above main hide. It sounds like the same individual with the odd call that was here on 20th April and subsequent days.  
03/05/21CuckooLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
06:32
Then 1 on picnic island BSL video here https://youtu.be/UqWDXjZO2jM.  
03/05/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1R Marsh
06:35
Flew over heading north.  
02/05/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1P J Crowley
06:00
calling.  
29/04/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:00
Heard near Manor Lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
02/05/21CuckooEnglefield1A B Merrick
10:00
Briefly singing from north of access gate to barn.  
02/05/21CuckooBoxford1C Burch
08:55
First of the year for me.  
30/04/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1R Marsh
Flew south over lake, 2 more heard around Lavell's.  
30/04/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP3S Robertson
08:45
Flying over.  
29/04/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
16:00
 
29/04/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1F J Cottington
06:50
Calling from North side of Lavell's.  
28/04/21CuckooThatcham Marsh1R Keel
08:00
With MJD.  
25/04/21CuckooWoolhampton GPs1M J Dear
16:14
 
25/04/21CuckooLower Farm GP1M Norman
09:00
Heard from somewhere in or near Bowdown woods. SU498662.  
25/04/21CuckooFinchampstead Ridges1R Murfitt
07:00
m. Singing - heard from river path calling to North.  
24/04/21CuckooCrookham Common1P Anderson
09:00
 
24/04/21CuckooWoolhampton GPs1M J Mitchell
10:00
 
23/04/21CuckooBurghfield GPs1R Crawford
10:15
 
23/04/21CuckooRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1A B Merrick
10:15
m.  
21/04/21CuckooLower Farm GP1N Cleere
10:00
m.  
21/04/21CuckooLea Farm Lake1D White
12:24
Calling.  
21/04/21CuckooCrookham Common1S Wearing
08:00
Heard from car park.  
20/04/21CuckooRushall Farm, Bradfield1J Lerpiniere
09:42
 
21/04/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
07:30
Heard off and on near East Fen and Manor Lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/04/21CuckooNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
09:00
Flew in from Hants singing half-heartedly, perched a few times, then flew off. Please only view from the public footpath.  
19/04/21CuckooBurghfield GPs1S Robertson
12:15
heard only towards the river.  
17/04/21CuckooWhistley Green1J C Morgan
19:45
m. called once.  
14/04/21CuckooWhistley Green1J C Morgan
18:45
f. seen from road bridge over river in tree on far bank dropping down feeding to edge of lake. Seen in same place a year ago on the 14th.  
09/04/21CuckooSouthcote Meadows1R Crawford
10:06
Calling.  
09/04/21CuckooFobney Island1A V Lawson
10:00
 
08/04/21CuckooLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Marsh
07:50
Heard only, in the vicinity of Bittern hide, as I was walking round the car park field.