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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2022 and 31/12/2022.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
02/07/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs9K P Duncan
includes two BREEDING pairs with broods of two and one chicks on the large raft.  
02/07/22Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst4K P Duncan
08:30
ad. assume breeding on the island but hidden by vegetation.  
02/07/22Common TernCaversham, R. Thames1J J Kearns
11:18
At Caversham lock.  
30/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
17:30
flying south down Thames near Swan Hotel.  
29/06/22Common TernLower Farm GP4B Lyle
15:43
2 juvs.2 ads. maybe 6 birds, the 2 juvs. are not from this site. 2 birds have just started nesting after BH gulls have left raft.  
27/06/22Common TernMoor Green Lakes4R F Milligan
09:25
2ads, 2chicks, Tern Island, CLN.  
26/06/22Common TernAston1D Cleal
11:00
 
26/06/22Common TernPangbourne Meadow1A Taylor
17:00
Flying up and down R. Thames downstream from toll bridge.  
26/06/22Common TernEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2K P Duncan
08:30
different from that on Colebrook Lake. Please only view from the public bridleway.  
26/06/22Common TernColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes4K P Duncan
08:30
BREEDING pair with at least two small chicks.  
26/06/22Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst3K P Duncan
07:45
 
25/06/22Common TernReading1R C Price
10:01
Flying east between Blade and Kings Road.  
21/06/22Common TernGreen Park1S Robertson
13:40
 
18/06/22Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst3S Stevenson
09:00
SU818621.  
19/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:25
on Thames, north of Cleeve Lock.  
18/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:10
on Thames near Swan Hotel.  
17/06/22Common TernNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh4G Stewart
16:40
3 Common Terns on raft and other terns flying around and feeding Terns on raft - At least 3 good sized chicks on raft.  
15/06/22Common TernLower Farm GP3G Stewart
16:30
Possible nest on one of the now exposed small islands.  
15/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:10
on Thames near Goring weir.  
14/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:25
on Thames north of Cleeve Court - also earlier 3 Corn Buntings singing & 1 Yellow Wagtail at Shortlands Hill, Moulsford, Oxon.  
13/06/22Common TernStreatley3N J Bucknell
15:20
flying north. low over Cleeve Court, calling.  
13/06/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River2B Crathorne
09:45
 
13/06/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
09:40
pair. on Thames near Swan Hotel, later one seen feeding the other.  
09/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:15
feeding along Thames north of Cleeve Lock.  
08/06/22Common TernLower Farm GP3G Stewart
16:30
None on any of rafts.  
08/06/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
19:50
Thames by Swan Hotel.  
07/06/22Common TernThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
21:00
Single bird on mooring post Mapledurham lock for 30 minutes plus.  
07/06/22Common TernMoor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
09:40
Tern Island, CLN.  
06/06/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:55
flying south down Thames past Cleeve Court.  
03/06/22Common TernSonning3M J Mitchell
09:30
Thames.  
02/06/22Common TernStreatley3N J Bucknell
17:15
flying north along the Thames, north of the village.  
02/06/22Common TernJubilee River4K Jones
10:28
SU943791.  
02/06/22Common TernWraysbury GPs1S Neal
08:18
 
28/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
Fitted with a BTO Metal Ring No.SR90652 Ringed as a nestling on 22nd July 2014 at Wilstone Reservoir, HERTFORDSHIRE by the Tring Ringing Group. 2867 days since ringing. 36km/S from ringing site. Previous sighting on 26/05/2022 also at Dorney Wetlands.  
26/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
Fitted with a BTO Metal Ring No.SR90652 Ringed as a nestling on 22nd July 2014 at Wilstone Reservoir, HERTFORDSHIRE by the Tring Ringing Group. 2865 days since ringing. 36km/S from ringing site.  
01/06/22Common TernBray GPs4B D Clews
15:00
all fishing.  
01/06/22Common TernLower Farm GP3B Lyle
15:00
 
01/06/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2G Stewart
12:05
Could only see two terns nesting on large raft, maybe some more???  
31/05/22Common TernRiver Thames Maidenhead1D Fuller
17:38
ad. flying along Thames close to Berks bank Also pair of Mallard with 4 ducklings plus a pair of Mallard with 2 ducklings. SU904830.  
30/05/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:10
flying north up Thames past Cleeve Court.  
29/05/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:35
on Thames between Cleeve Court and Swan Hotel.  
28/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River6K P Duncan
includes a ringed individual (details supplied separately).  
26/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River5K P Duncan
includes a ringed individual (details supplied separately).  
26/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River5K P Duncan
20:49
 
25/05/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:10
on Thames north of Cleeve Lock, and later by Swan Hotel.  
25/05/22Common TernQueen Mother Reservoir22A B Tomczynski
06:00
Nesting on the pier roof. Key holders only.  
24/05/22Common TernThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
19:40
Preening on post at Mapledurham lock.  
24/05/22Common TernStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:10
at Cleeve Lock.  
24/05/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2A Taylor
11:45
Two on small raft at west end, probably a third bird flying around at opposite end of lake.  
23/05/22Common TernThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
20:00
Mapledurham lock then flew upstream towards Pangbourne.  
23/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake29F J Cottington
14:00
14 birds sitting, 13 on island, 1 inspecting newly deployed raft.  
23/05/22Common TernMoor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
08:42
Pair at Tern Island, CLN.  
22/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake35F J Cottington
11:00
Good numbers now, double figures settling into nesting, with raft being deployed the chances of great success are high.  
21/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake20F J Cottington
09:15
At least 8 sitting.  
19/05/22Common TernLower Farm GP4M J Hubbard
15:00
On islets. SU496663.  
19/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
09:50
by Swan Hotel, later north of Cleeve Lock.  
17/05/22Common TernNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
17:00
7. Three sitting on raft and four flying around feeding those on the raft -also BHG on nest on raft.  
18/05/22Common TernLower Farm GP4G Stewart
16:35
Flying around but none on rafts that I could see- all taken over by Black Headed Gulls.  
16/05/22Common TernRiver Kennet - Lock-103 (By Dewe Lane)2P Balasubramanian
19:45
Upstream of the lock where the river branches. SU672709.  
16/05/22Common TernRiver Kennet - Lock-103 (By Dewe Lane)1P Balasubramanian
17:20
Downstream of the lock where the river branches rejoin. SU672709.  
15/05/22Common TernSandford Lake, Dinton Pastures CP3P Bright-Thomas
20:30
One feeding, and two sharing a tiny island with a coot.  
15/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake27P Bright-Thomas
20:30
At least, only a few Black-headed Gulls around.  
15/05/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs5M F Walford
14:33
 
14/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
15:00
feeding on Thames north of village.  
15/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River4B Crathorne
10:00
 
13/05/22Common TernCaversham, R. Thames2J J Kearns
12:15
Still at Caversham lock.  
13/05/22Common TernRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs1R C Watts
10:30
Plus.  
12/05/22Common TernGreen Park1S Robertson
08:00
 
11/05/22Common TernLower Farm GP2G Stewart
15:35
flying around-tern rafts occupied by Black Headed Gulls.  
08/05/22Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst6D Sussex
06:45
3 pairs on island amongst about 48 BHG and a couple of Herring gull.  
11/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
17:10
on Thames near Swan Hotel.  
11/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake34F J Cottington
05:05
On old shingle island, looking like they own the left hand side.  
11/05/22Common TernCaversham, R. Thames2J J Kearns
12:10
At Caversham lock.  
10/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River3K P Duncan
 
10/05/22Common TernColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes2K P Duncan
 
10/05/22Common TernHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst5K P Duncan
 
09/05/22Common TernJubilee River2K P Duncan
on buoys at Slough weir.  
09/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River8K P Duncan
on buoys at Manor Farm weir.  
09/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:45
on Thames north of village.  
07/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake3J E Warren
pics on Berks Ornithological Club's Facebook page. SU782734.  
09/05/22Common TernGreen Park2S Robertson
08:04
 
08/05/22Common TernHambleden Lock, R. Thames1A N Stow
19:25
Flew through Hambleden weir and onwards Temple Island direction.  
08/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River7K P Duncan
on the buoys at Manor Farm weir.  
08/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
14:15
on Thames near Swan Hotel.  
07/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:15
on weir near Swan Hotel.  
07/05/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs5M F Walford
10:51
 
06/05/22Common TernStreatley2N J Bucknell
17:10
on Thames near Swan Hotel.  
05/05/22Common TernNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh5G Stewart
17:10
Two on raft and 3 flying around.  
06/05/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs2M F Walford
08:01
 
06/05/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs2M F Walford
07:07
 
05/05/22Common TernRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs4A Taylor
15:00
2 pairs, 1 mating on tethered plastic floating drum, the other more mobile but returning to the second drum nearby.  
05/05/22Common TernThames Valley Business Park3M J Mitchell
08:20
Flying along Thames.  
04/05/22Common TernPadworth Lane GP1K E Moore
16:30
On the snags with 3 BHG.  
04/05/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs4K E Moore
15:30
At least.  
04/05/22Common TernRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs2S Scott
16:30
 
04/05/22Common TernLower Farm GP3B Lyle
16:40
 
04/05/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs2M F Walford
08:05
 
04/05/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs2M F Walford
06:53
 
03/05/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs4M F Walford
07:52
 
03/05/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs3M F Walford
07:13
 
02/05/22Common TernEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2R F Milligan
09:40
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
02/05/22Common TernMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading2S Lynch
07:00
 
30/04/22Common TernLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
Pic on Berks Ornithological club Facebook page. SU781734.  
01/05/22Common TernStreatley4N J Bucknell
16:30
Thames, north of Goring Lock.  
01/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River6K P Duncan
09:25
 
01/05/22Common TernMaiden Erleigh4R J Godden
06:00
At nature reserve on dawn chorus walk.  
01/05/22Common TernMoatlands GP, Theale GPs6S A Graham
09:30
Approx.  
01/05/22Common TernDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River2B Crathorne
09:15
 
30/04/22Common TernNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh3G Stewart
16:30
First of the year for me at Discovery Centre - one ringed bird on the raft-.  
30/04/22Common TernThatcham Marsh3R Keel
18:40
SU500665.  
30/04/22Common TernRowneys Predator Lake, Woolhampton GPs5M F Walford
13:34
 
30/04/22Common TernLower Farm GP1M F Walford
12:15
 
30/04/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2D A MacKenzie Dodds
07:34
Over and over, calling.  
29/04/22Common TernLower Farm GP2E Davies
18:09
 
29/04/22Common TernLea Farm Lake13F J Cottington
05:00
On shingle island pre sun up.  
29/04/22Common TernThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
08:20
Thames.  
29/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs2M F Walford
06:54
 
28/04/22Common TernMoatlands GP, Theale GPs5P Balasubramanian
15:00
Probably more.  
28/04/22Common TernWoolhampton GPs3P W Driver
17:19
 
28/04/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs1M F Walford
07:57
 
27/04/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs22A B Merrick
19:00
 
28/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs2M F Walford
07:07
 
27/04/22Common TernLea Farm Lake1S Robertson
14:30
 
27/04/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2M J Smith
14:00
Briefly over tyre island before departing.  
26/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs1C McEwan
15:00
Restig on buiy M. SU6569.  
25/04/22Common TernBottom Lane GP, Theale GPs8M J Smith
17:05
On bottom lane pit (east of footpath).  
25/04/22Common TernNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
09:30
East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
25/04/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs13J E Andrews
11:19
 
23/04/22Common TernLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
SU782733.  
24/04/22Common TernLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
15:25
 
24/04/22Common TernBray2R Anstis
12:42
Flying over the Thames.  
23/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs1M F Walford
13:32
 
22/04/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2R Holder
14:44
 
21/04/22Common TernMoatlands Main Lake, Theale GPs12A B Merrick
19:30
 
21/04/22Common TernEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2R Dawson
12:15
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
21/04/22Common TernEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2K P Duncan
09:24
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
19/04/22Common TernHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1D Andrews
17:32
 
18/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs4M F Walford
17:26
 
17/04/22Common TernBottom Lane GP, Theale GPs1M F Walford
 
17/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs1M F Walford
 
16/04/22Common TernNew workings, Moor Green Lakes3D A MacKenzie Dodds
13:45
Please only view from the public footpath.  
16/04/22Common TernEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes2E Charlson
08:36
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
13/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
19:45
 
12/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Tomczynski
14:20
 
12/04/22Common TernNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Dawson
10:15
East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/04/22Common TernNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
09:00
East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
10/04/22Common TernSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1J E Andrews
08:59
Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/04/22Common TernMain Pit, Theale GPs1P Brant
14:24
Sat on bouy11 seen with other birder.