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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2021 and 31/12/2021.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
25/09/21Great Crested GrebeMain Pit, Theale GPs2P Bright-Thomas
08:45
ad + j. Ad with very small juvenile, around 1/3 length of adult, clearly recently hatched.  
18/09/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs7S A Graham
09:00
6 ad + f/w.  
11/09/21Great Crested GrebeBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs4S A Graham
09:00
3 ad + f/w. Single unfledged young.  
06/09/21Great Crested GrebeWoolhampton7S K Proddow
11:30
 
06/09/21Great Crested GrebeMain Pit, Theale GPs6S K Proddow
10:00
 
06/09/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs4S K Proddow
09:45
 
05/09/21Great Crested GrebeStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:20
on Thames north of village.  
01/09/21Great Crested GrebeLower Farm GP2G Stewart
15:30
2 Adults with 4 Juveniles.  
30/08/21Great Crested GrebeStreatley Hill1N J Bucknell
12:30
on Thames north of village. Until the last two years not a noteworthy record, but this is thhe first since April.  
26/08/21Great Crested GrebeColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes10J M Clark
06:15
and brood of 2 med/lg yg.  
25/08/21Great Crested GrebeLower Farm GP2G Stewart
16:30
Two Adults with four Juveniles.  
20/08/21Great Crested GrebeNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
19:00
2 adults with Juveniles- seen separately at the same time on different areas of the lake.  
17/08/21Great Crested GrebeNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
18:00
Two adults and two juveniles.  
11/08/21Great Crested GrebeLower Farm GP2G Stewart
16:30
two adults and three juveniles (5 in all).  
07/08/21Great Crested GrebeMoor Green Lakes14J M Clark
20:00
adults; brood of 2+ small yg on Colebrook S.  
05/08/21Great Crested GrebeLower Farm GP1N Cleere
10:15
pair with 4 well grown young. Second brood of year for site. This species always seems to breed late here.  
03/08/21Great Crested GrebeFleethill Farm3J M Clark
16:00
pair and juv. Private site, view only from footpath.  
31/07/21Great Crested GrebeMain Pit, Theale GPs37R Crawford
06:40
 
25/07/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs5S A Graham
09:30
4 ad + f/w. High water level with virtualy no exposed margins aound the island.  
23/07/21Great Crested GrebeNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3G Stewart
17:05
One of the grebes had two chicks.  
19/07/21Great Crested GrebeWhiteknights Lake, Reading4P Gipson
21:51
Pr + young, still begging for food in the dusk.  
15/07/21Great Crested GrebeEton Wick1K P Duncan
on the flood.  
10/07/21Great Crested GrebeEton Wick1D Cleal
17:00
 
09/07/21Great Crested GrebeThames Valley Business Park, Reading4M J Mitchell
08:42
2 ad + 2 juv. On Thames near canoeing centre.  
07/07/21Great Crested GrebeHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst6R J Godden
08:30
A pair with two young, plus two others.  
07/07/21Great Crested GrebeColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes9R J Godden
06:30
 
05/07/21Great Crested GrebeKennetmouth5R C Price
11:32
2 ad. 1 with 3 quite large chicks on its back. Might be last day getting a ride.  
23/06/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs7K P Duncan
includes a BREEDING pair with two chicks.  
23/06/21Great Crested GrebeColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes6K P Duncan
 
24/06/21Great Crested GrebeHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst5D Sussex
07:00
 
22/06/21Great Crested GrebeRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs11K G White
11:30
3 sitting on nests, curiously no chicks seen or heard. SU567661.  
06/06/21Great Crested GrebeEton Wick1D Cleal
11:00
 
25/05/21Great Crested GrebeWhiteknights Lake, Reading3P Gipson
Pr and at least one chick - first at this site since 2017.  
14/05/21Great Crested GrebeMain Pit, Theale GPs2J Taylor
14:52
 
11/05/21Great Crested GrebeBray GPs1S K Proddow
17:00
 
07/05/21Great Crested GrebeView Island, R. Thames, Caversham1J J Kearns
10:23
m. SU727753.  
02/05/21Great Crested GrebeBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP4P J Crowley
06:00
minimum count around all the lakes except Lea Farm during Dawn Chorus walk. One had at least one young on it's back.  
02/05/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1R C Watts
11:00
 
01/05/21Great Crested GrebeSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs6S Cullura
16:30
 
27/04/21Great Crested GrebeNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3G Stewart
17:10
One pair were Displaying/Courting.  
27/04/21Great Crested GrebeEnglemere Pond, Ascot1B Wilkes
13:50
Probable
 
25/04/21Great Crested GrebeDinton Pastures CP6M Green
13:00
3 pairs.  
24/04/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs6R Holder
07:44
 
17/04/21Great Crested GrebeLittle John's Farm, Reading2S A Graham
16:00
2 ad. St Mary's Iasland on the Thames.  
15/04/21Great Crested GrebeWhiteknights Lake, Reading2P Gipson
20:00
Pair with 4 eggs in nest. Unusually, they have twice left the eggs exposed for a long period, a risk with Coots nearby.  
08/04/21Great Crested GrebeCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
15:10
m.  
15/03/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs6K P Duncan
 
01/04/21Great Crested GrebeKennetmouth1R C Price
13:10
On Thames.  
01/04/21Great Crested GrebeLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP2R C Watts
15:05
At nest sight.  
30/03/21Great Crested GrebeEnglemere Pond, Ascot2P Mannion
10:00
 
22/03/21Great Crested GrebeWhiteknights Lake, Reading4S Lynch
15:30
all on main lake.  
20/03/21Great Crested GrebeDinton Pastures CP6M Green
12:00
 
17/03/21Great Crested GrebeMill Pond, Bracknell2M Green
12:00
 
18/03/21Great Crested GrebeEnglemere Pond, Ascot2B Wilkes
20:10
Probable
 
18/03/21Great Crested GrebeMoor Green Lakes8R J Godden
08:00
3 pairs CLN, 1 pair CLS.  
16/03/21Great Crested GrebeThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
14:30
On Thames.  
12/03/21Great Crested GrebeThames Meadows, Purley4M J Smith
15:18
2 pair today on Thames keeping close company in choppy conditions.  
06/03/21Great Crested GrebeEnglemere Pond, Ascot2J E Warren
SU905686.  
06/03/21Great Crested GrebeCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
11:31
 
05/03/21Great Crested GrebeAshenbury Park, Woodley1K Sparks
16:44
resplendent male on lake.  
02/03/21Great Crested GrebeNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3G Stewart
15:45
 
01/03/21Great Crested GrebeThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
16:16
Pair on Thames beginning courtship, head shaking and crooning calls.  
28/02/21Great Crested GrebeEnglemere Pond, Ascot2S D Abbott
16:30
Some courtship.  
27/02/21Great Crested GrebeHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2L Garner-Langham
12:39
Mating ritual including gifts of greenery.  
08/02/21Great Crested GrebeGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes6R J Godden
09:30
 
08/02/21Great Crested GrebeHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst6R J Godden
09:00
including a pair displaying while snow was falling. Must be spring!  
11/01/21Great Crested GrebeBottom Lane10J Lerpiniere
13:16
SU6369.  
09/01/21Great Crested GrebeWhiteknights Lake, Reading2P Gipson
14:00
Pair engaging in head-shaking display.  
03/01/21Great Crested GrebeBeale Park, Lower Basildon2N J Bucknell
11:30
pair. displaying on lake.  
03/01/21Great Crested GrebeFleethill Farm2J M Clark
11:00
Private site, view only from footpath.