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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
01/07/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCox Green, Maidenhead1B D Clews
10:00
Juv photographed on feeder, per Nick Bell.  
28/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
07:30
juv.  
26/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
08:30
male. almost daily early visit seen & very vocal.  
24/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
12:35
m+juv. Juvenile on sunflower heart feeder in back garden followed shortly by adult male.  
23/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead1P Hickman
18:03
juv. Juvenile bird on sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
22/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
06:15
calling from back garden Oak.  
21/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWindsor Great Park1M Milne
16:44
 
20/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerTilehurst1G Sumner
10:13
fem. On neighbours feeder .  
20/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
06:15
calling & feeding from /on garden Oak tree. Seen again 09:00 same place.  
19/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
18:15
ad/juv. Adult male with juvenile on garden feeders. SU905697.  
18/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
08:40
Negative news
Nest site very quiet ( found about 15 ft up tree trunk) hopefully all fledged since last Sunday.  
14/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
10:05
seen & heard also in back garden Oak tree.  
11/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSwallowfield Park1J Taylor
 
13/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park2M J Mitchell
08:00
1 male, 1 juv. Nature reserve.  
12/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
12:10
juv. almost continuous string of very loud nestling calls - unable to see any at the entrance hole(confirmed 100% via Google) took a long time to workout where the sound was coming from . No sight/sound of either adult .  
06/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerUpper Bucklebury3B Lyle
12:38
1 adult, 2 young.  
01/06/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park2S Robertson
12:13
 
28/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park1S Lynch
18:00
 
28/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
13:40
Seen & heard drumming VERY LOUDLY on dead False Acacia branch - resident bird.  
26/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhiteknights Park, Reading2P Gipson
2 nest-holes with young this afternoon; 2 more holes with young a few days ago have now been vacated. On 21/5 a Jackdaw attempted to snatch a young one at the hole entrance without success.  
22/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulham2G Sumner
17:03
2. Adult feeding juvenile. SU653747.  
21/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWraysbury GPs3S Neal
09:30
 
14/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park1S Lynch
18:30
 
08/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWidbrook Common1B D Clews
14:00
On east side.  
06/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCaversham1J J Kearns
13:12
m. In our apple tree.  
05/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBracknell1D A MacKenzie Dodds
19:05
m. May is the busiest month for GSWs to come down into our garden and start snaffling hornet moth larvae from the exposed roots of our biggest garden poplar. Tonight was a good start.  
05/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean Common2B D Clews
15:00
both churring (which I think occurs when visiting the nest?).  
26/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean1B D Clews
11:00
At nest site in Pigeonhouse Wood. SU868843.  
22/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
13:45
flying low over garden & calling.  
16/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerShurlock Row1R Alliss
10:42
Drumming.  
12/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead Thicket1B D Clews
11:00
seen in Little Thicket. SU850815.  
12/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerAshmore Green1M Stuttard
13:30
 
12/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerArborfield Garrison1M Scarlett
08:15
fem.  
11/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean Common1B D Clews
12:15
hammering on Harris Woodbridge reserve.  
10/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLea Farm Lake1D Harper
10:45
On the trees next the birdfeeders.  
10/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1D Harper
09:35
On the trees next to the birdfeeders.  
10/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
09:00
heard only.  
08/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerAshmore Green1M Stuttard
09:27
 
06/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R C Watts
12:20
From hide.  
06/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park2S Robertson
07:30
 
05/04/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
16:30
fem. Feeding in garden Oaks.  
31/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerAshmore Green1M Stuttard
11:00
 
28/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerFobney Meadow1R C Price
10:08
On dead tree at back of marsh.  
25/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerShurlock Row3R Alliss
18:29
All drumming.  
24/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerAshmore Green1M Stuttard
09:00
In trees at bottom of garden.  
23/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerRiver Kennet - Near the railway bridge1P Balasubramanian
17:30
m. SU695713.  
20/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWidbrook Common1B D Clews
13:00
hammering.  
20/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerMaidenhead1B D Clews
12:30
hammering in tree near Summerleaze cricket pitch.  
18/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common1B D Clews
14:00
hammering.  
17/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham1B D Clews
11:30
hammering in near scouts field, Mill Lane.  
15/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1K P Duncan
male. 'drumming' near hide.  
15/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerStrand Water, Cookham2B D Clews
10:30
Both hammering.  
14/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBasingstoke Road1P Balasubramanian
17:35
f. A female on the tree this time. SU717711.  
14/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBasingstoke Road1P Balasubramanian
14:20
m. Frequent visitor to the black poplar behind the house. SU717711.  
14/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean1B D Clews
13:00
Hammering in Pigeonhouse Wood.  
14/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean Common2B D Clews
12:30
both hammering.  
14/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerPinkneys Farm1B D Clews
10:30
at NT Brickworks site.  
08/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1K P Duncan
male. drumming near hide.  
07/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulhamstead2P Hickman
10:09
m+f. On feeders in back garden.  
07/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWraysbury Scrub2S Neal
08:29
 
03/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNew workings, Moor Green Lakes2S K Proddow
11:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
03/03/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerVillage Pit, Wraysbury GPs1S Neal
12:58
 
28/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerGreen Park1R C Price
10:45
Tree line along western border.  
27/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerFobney Meadow1R C Price
17:30
Brick Path Copse.  
27/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBattlemead Common1B D Clews
13:15
hammering.  
23/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerMoor Green Lakes1S K Proddow
10:30
 
23/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerCookham Dean3B D Clews
15:00
all hammering in Bisham Woods.  
19/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1K P Duncan
15:30
female. on carpark feeders.  
19/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhite Place Farm, Cookham1B D Clews
11:30
 
19/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
13:41
m. On sunflower hearts. SU905697.  
11/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
08:30
On sunflower hearts. SU905697.  
11/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSavernake Lake, Bracknell2S Robertson
13:16
 
10/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
08:45
Pair.  
10/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerHythe Pit, Wraysbury GPs1S Neal
09:31
 
08/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerOdney Club, Cookham1B D Clews
11:15
Calling near cricket pitch.  
03/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSwinley Park1S Robertson
14:45
 
03/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWokingham1R C Watts
11:45
SU812675.  
01/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerPurley on Thames, Reading2M J Smith
16:30
Pair feeding in close proximity to each other in garden Oak trees.  
01/02/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
08:45
Both drumming along Sandy Lane.  
30/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerNorth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell1J E Warren
Big Garden Birdwatch count. SU869670.  
30/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSouth Lake, South Hill Park, Bracknell1J E Warren
Big Garden Birdwatch count. SU870666.  
30/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoodley1S Scott
09:45
Briefly heard drumming somewhere in the trees along Town Lane.  
28/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerThames Valley Business Park2S Hughes
15:15
Heard drumming.  
25/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWindsor Great Park1D Sussex
15:45
drumming. Picnic Site car park nr Queen Anne's Ride.  
23/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhiteknights Park, Reading1P Gipson
14:50
Drumming in Harris Garden.  
23/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerShurlock Row2R Alliss
11:11
Both drumming.  
21/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerHolyport1S K Proddow
11:00
Bridleway leading to kennels.  
19/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWoose Hill2P Bright-Thomas
08:00
Two chasing each other. Male later seen in garden on feeders for first time ever.  
17/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
12:00
m.  
16/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBottom Lane GP, Theale GPs3C McEwan
15:20
In the large Oak opposite Brewary Cottages. SU6469.  
16/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerChapel Green1R J Godden
08:30
 
13/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBasildon Park1P J Crowley
12:30
drumming. SU606773.  
13/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSwinley Forest1S Robertson
15:16
 
10/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerFleethill Farm1R F Milligan
12:15
s/w TR&CG. Private site, view only from footpath.  
09/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:20
 
04/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLower Earley1D J Mills
10:50
male. shinning up small oak tree trunk , feeding - prefect view of adult male red undersides.  
02/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerBracknell1D A MacKenzie Dodds
09:20
 
01/01/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerLoddon Bridge2D Broadbridge
14:20
150m upstream.