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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
31/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
10:40
heard calling several times (not seen).  
25/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
12:15
f. Wandering around apple tree.  
21/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEmmer Green2T Pointer
11:27
Male and female on feeder in back garden. Seen daily. (Neighbours said they saw a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker in their garden last week). SU715771.  
19/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
08:30
Drumming from 'the garden'.  
16/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
11:24
m. Strangely on sunflower hearts feeder.  
15/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreat Pond, Sunninghill CP2S C Rider
13:00
Chasing each other.  
13/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWarfield1S C Rider
11:00
make. SU857717.  
13/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
14:43
m. In Apple tree.  
07/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park1S Robertson
11:05
On feeders at work.  
06/12/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham Heights, Reading1S Cullura
11:30
in back garden.  
24/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEton Wick1K Rhodes
09:54
f. On feeders.  
23/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
08:56
f. Hammering away at our bug hotel.  
17/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSonning1L G Evans
18:07
 
16/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
09:11
m. In garden apple tree.  
12/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSonning Meadows1R C Watts
14:20
SU758762.  
11/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHolyport1S K Proddow
07:47
On feeders.  
10/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
10:30
m. In garden apple tree.  
05/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
11:00
m.  
02/11/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common1B D Clews
11:00
 
28/10/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park1S Robertson
12:09
in tree outside office window.  
23/10/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common1B D Clews
10:00
 
16/10/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerView Island, R. Thames, Caversham1J J Kearns
11:29
 
04/10/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
15:05
f+juv. Female and juvenile (still showing slight red feathers on crown) on feeders in back garden.  
27/09/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead4P Hickman
16:30
In cherry tree and at feeders in back garden. One female, one juvenile still showing slight traces of red on crown and two presumed juveniles.  
25/09/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
13:35
Seen from path on way back to car .  
24/09/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
16:55
f. At feeders in back garden.  
19/09/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1A Kydd
19:51
 
29/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1R C Watts
06:55
Back garden on apple tree. SU722756.  
24/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
13:24
juv. On feeder in back garden. Daily visitor.  
22/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
09:30
male. local bird calling repeatedly from top of favourite tall ASH - sadly no SWIFT seen since 18th.  
21/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common2B D Clews
14:30
 
12/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerFurze Platt1T Firth
11:06
Our regular visitor back again on the feeders!  
12/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOdney Club, Cookham1B D Clews
10:00
 
09/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
17:30
juv. On the fat balls again. SU760712.  
05/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
16:25
juv. Saw Sparrowhawk on bird table & decided not to stay. SU760712.  
05/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
16:00
f. Female on sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
05/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
15:40
m+juv. Male and juvenile on adjacent sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
04/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
16:40
juv. Back on the fat balls. SU760712.  
03/08/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
13:50
juv. On fat balls in garden. SU760712.  
29/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean2B D Clews
10:30
Pigeon House Wood. One was calling very persistently so presumed to be a juv.  
25/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerUfton Nervet Woods2P Hickman
07:55
juv. On conifers west of Island farm road.  
25/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
07:15
juv. On seed feeder in back garden.  
24/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
09:10
juv. On fat ball feeder. SU760712.  
24/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:15
juv. On feeder in back garden.  
24/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
07:55
back again calling/feeding on top of garden Oak tree.  
22/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBowdown Woods Nature Reserve1I Quelch
15:00
 
22/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead Thicket5W Hollway
09:15
All together in the dead trees.  
22/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
06:40
juv. On fat ball feeder. SU760712.  
18/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
07:55
brief call & feeding at top of Oak at bottom of garden.  
16/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMy garden Islet Road Maidenhead3D Fuller
20:22
ad fem with 2 juv. all three together on my feeders mum showing them the ropes. SU900833.  
12/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
17:55
male + juv. At feeders in back garden.  
11/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:45
juv. On feeder in back garden.  
10/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
19:45
juv. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
10/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
19:45
juv. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
10/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerFurze Platt1T Firth
14:01
Now a very regular visitor to our garden.  
10/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1R C Watts
07:20
On fat ball feeders. SU721756.  
09/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
07:15
prob juv, landed on a radio mast above juv Peregrine, which then gave chase as it took off and headed for the large plane trees nearby. SU473668.  
07/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
13:55
juv. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
07/07/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
13:55
juv. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
30/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
06:35
Foraging from tree to tree around BT and Sainsbury's car park trees. SU473669.  
27/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
08:06
juv. Tapping away on garden apple tree. Have not seen one in the garden for many months now. .  
27/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
06:30
Flying north over town centre tree tops (adult). SU472670.  
25/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
15:55
f+juv. Female feeding very you g bird in back garden.  
24/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
08:20
feeding on branches at top of Red Kite's Oak.  
12/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green3B D Clews
09:30
plus nest hole with calling young.  
29/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
08:30
 
23/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green5B D Clews
07:45
 
23/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:35
juv. At sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
20/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead3P Hickman
20:05
f+2juv. Female with two young near feeders in back garden.  
20/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead3P Hickman
20:05
f+2juv. Female with two young near feeders in back garden.  
19/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMy garden Islet Road Maidenhead2D Fuller
20:45
ad pair. First the female and then male, both together on feeders. SU900833.  
18/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead3P Hickman
09:45
f+2juv. Adult female feeding young bird from sunflower heart feeder and a second young bird self sufficient.  
18/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMoss End3L R Blundell
07:30
2a 1j. In the garden.  
17/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
16:35
m+f. Conflict around the feeder in back garden. Female dominant.  
14/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
08:30
ad/juv. Female feeding juvenile on sunflower hearts in garden.  
12/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWidbrook Common3B D Clews
11:00
1 ad and 2 juvs on East side of road.  
11/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green6B D Clews
10:30
at least three territories, one nest with audible juvs found.  
10/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
08:15
m+juv. Male feeding young on sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
08/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
18:00
ad/juv. Female feeding juvenile from sunflower feeder. SU905697.  
08/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCabbage Hill, Newell Green3M Green
06:00
 
07/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1R C Watts
19:42
On bird table for a few minutes. Nice garden tick. SU721756.  
07/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
18:09
m+juv. Male feeding young with sunflower hearts in back garden.  
05/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead Thicket2B D Clews
11:30
 
03/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLarks Hill1M Green
18:00
Near bridge by warfield school.  
02/06/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerKennetmouth1R C Price
07:40
Flying from SW into trees near Gasometer.  
31/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley2D J Mills
09:00
m + f (pair). pairs seen in 2 separate locations so could be 4.  
23/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMy garden Islet Road Maidenhead2D Fuller
12:44
ad fem amd juv. both came at different times feeding on my feeders. SU900833.  
06/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1A Taylor
15:15
Drumming by R. Kennet.  
29/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerOckwells Park, Cox Green1B D Clews
06:30
 
02/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley2S Birks
12:43
Probable
Reading University woodland. SU738715.  
01/05/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
08:25
resident bird feeding in trees.  
27/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs1C Feltham
08:40
m.  
24/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1R Holder
09:50
 
21/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:00
 
20/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean2B D Clews
12:15
Pigeon House Wood.  
17/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhistley Green1J C Morgan
19:45
 
17/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreat Hollands Allotments1L Ne
07:50
m. Drumming on trees near allotments by the golf complex boundary. SU849668.  
16/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1K Sparks
06:51
has been drumming for the last few mornings, usually this early.  
14/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCharvil CP1K Sparks
10:22
drumming and calling.  
08/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
14:56
m.  
06/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:20
 
04/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1K Sparks
10:06
drumming in trees at back of our garden.  
03/04/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
08:50
heard - calling & drumming.  
29/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:00
3.  
28/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1L Garner-Langham
11:15
Drumming loudly again.  
28/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
14:09
female.  
27/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
11:46
m. On fat balls. SU760712.  
22/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSwinley Park2J Crouch
15:30
 
21/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley5D Tainton
14:00
 
21/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley3L Garner-Langham
12:30
One drumming loudly, one flew in to a nearby tree, one took off from the ground as I walked past at the allotments.  
20/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWokingham2S Stevenson
07:49
Drumming in dead tree at bottom of Langborough Rec. SU813680.  
19/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
10:20
 
18/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
17:42
 
17/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1L Garner-Langham
15:00
Drumming loudly in a tree on the allotment.  
16/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
09:16
drumming.  
15/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
15:49
 
15/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBurghfield GPs6R Crawford
07:30
 
15/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCalcot Mill2C Feltham
07:40
m + f.  
14/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCabbage Hill, Newell Green4M Green
06:15
 
11/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWinnersh1R Angus
ad male.  
08/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerRiver Loddon2D Tainton
18:59
SU783737.  
06/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley2K Sparks
15:10
Male drumming in Bulmershe Park. Presumed female drumming close by in response.  
05/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBurghfield Mill GP, Theale GPs2C Feltham
08:15
m. drumming, in different locations on the walk.  
03/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:22
drumming.  
02/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
15:33
 
02/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWinnersh1R Angus
10:25
Feeding off fat mixture in coconut shell.  
02/03/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
10:34
f. On fat balls. SU760712.  
27/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
17:09
male. drumming on 2 dead branches of oak in garden, one deep note, one very high note.  
27/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1L Garner-Langham
12:39
Near the feeding area.  
26/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWaltham Place2B D Clews
11:30
 
24/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
13:00
Probable
Only heard today. Saw in similar spot a couple of days ago but can’t be sure great spotted.  
23/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
In brick path copse.  
21/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
12:38
m. The male's turn on the feeder. SU760712.  
21/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
11:10
f. On bird table. SU760712.  
20/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common2B D Clews
14:00
both hammering.  
20/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
11:15
Pair in garden.  
20/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
09:00
Drumming along Sandy Lane.  
18/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
12:00
m/f. In the garden together on seperate feeders. SU904698.  
18/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCabbage Hill, Newell Green1M Green
15:00
 
16/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulham Wood, Sulham1A Taylor
15:30
Drumming at north end of wood.  
15/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
14:31
Drumming away again in Town Lane.  
15/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:55
 
13/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
10:00
Male drumming in trees along Town Lane.  
12/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
15:59
male. On seed feeders feeding voraciously.  
11/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley4D Tainton
15:22
 
10/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley3L Garner-Langham
11:45
All cose together at the allotment, one drumming on a tree.  
09/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
13:38
f. On fat balls. SU760712.  
06/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
13:40
 
06/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
10:30
Drumming in the trees along Town Lane. SU752738.  
05/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
11:00
 
05/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham, R. Thames1R Dryden
09:35
Drumming in Hill's Meadow.  
03/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
21:22
 
03/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1L Garner-Langham
12:15
At the allotment.  
02/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
15:45
m+f. Near garden feeders.  
02/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley1K Sparks
12:35
drumming.  
01/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Gipson
13:20
Drumming.  
01/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
11:25
m+f. In back garden.  
01/02/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
09:06
m. Hammering away in garden apple tree.  
31/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell2J E Warren
BGB count. e. SU869670.  
31/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley3D Tainton
11:30
 
27/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley3D Tainton
10:29
 
25/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerHigh Wood, Earley4D Tainton
01:17
 
25/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley4L Garner-Langham
12:15
3 chasing each other among the trees and a fourth drumming nearby.  
25/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley1E Charlson
11:55
f. On bird table in back garden. SU760712.  
25/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWokingham1S Stevenson
08:40
SU817670.  
25/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
11:00
heard & seen near Crescent Cr.  
23/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerQuarry Wood1B D Clews
11:47
 
23/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEarley2L Garner-Langham
12:15
1m 1f. Near each other in trees on the allotment.  
23/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
11:10
Heard drumming somewhere in the trees along Town Lane.  
22/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:33
 
22/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerBracknell2S Robertson
09:55
In trees in back of garden.  
18/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEton Wick1K Rhodes
10:13
f. On garden feeder, daily visitor I’m pleased to say.  
15/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhiteknights Lake, Reading1K Sparks
13:02
 
15/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1L Garner-Langham
11:55
f. Later than usual, on the fat ball feeder.  
14/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham1B Reeve
14:40
 
13/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
15:35
 
11/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerEton Wick1K Rhodes
09:05
f. On garden feeders.  
05/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead1B Reeve
14:27
Ray mead road.  
10/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham Heights, Reading1S Cullura
11:00
In tree at bottom of garden.  
09/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
10:30
pr.  
09/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerFobney Lock, K&A Canal, Reading1R Holder
15:33
 
08/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
14:35
m. In garden apple tree.  
07/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
09:58
Occassional garden visitor, exploring dead beech branches this morning.  
05/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead1B Reeve
14:27
Ray mead road.  
03/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
10:00
Male heard drumming in trees along Town Lane.  
01/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham Park1R C Watts
12:24
Over on way back from Dunsden Green after seeing a flock of 25 yellowhammers might have been more.  
01/01/21Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead Abbots1P Hickman
09:25
Drumming !