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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
30/11/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Tomczynski
11:09
On pylon island pylon.  
28/11/23PeregrineColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
11:50
Seen from footpath; flying from CLN towards E Fen.  
27/11/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
09:25
East side of St.Giles spire.  
12/11/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
09:30
ad. Prob. male on island pylon.  
10/11/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
09:30
Island pylon.  
05/11/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
10:35
Landed on NW edge of W Fen to bathe and preen before flying off to E. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/11/23PeregrineAscot1S C Rider
13:00
f. Flying around north face of Grandstand.  
30/10/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:30
North side of St Giles spire in Southampton Street.  
14/10/23PeregrineTheale2A B Merrick
07:45
Atop corner pylon.  
13/10/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
14:30
Flew low over pool by yellow bridge then on towards Finch Pond. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/10/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1P Driver
12:52
Tucked into lowest crossbar of pylon.  
08/10/23PeregrineKennetmouth1S Lynch
09:00
On top of nest box.  
08/10/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
07:00
pair. Island pylon, gone soon after this time.  
05/10/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:00
Flew from Manor Lake area. Please only view from the public footpath.  
04/10/23PeregrineBurnthouse Lane GP (S), Pingewood GPs1P Driver
10:10
On pylon. Please only view from the public footpath.  
04/10/23PeregrineBurnthouse Lane GP, Pingewood GPs2P Hickman
08:54
On pylons east of the railway line. Please only view from the public footpath.  
30/09/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
11:30
North side of St.Giles spire.  
01/10/23PeregrineFleethill Farm1J C Morgan
09:15
over 7. Private site, view only from footpath.  
30/09/23PeregrineTheale2A B Merrick
08:00
Perched on corner pylon 72. Viewed distantly from south side Main Pit.  
28/09/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
07:30
Flying north low over Abbey ruins.  
27/09/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
11:20
Swooped low over bund before landing briefly on bare earth to E of grey box; then flew off low towards Manor Lake. Please only view from the public footpath.  
24/09/23PeregrineQueen Mother Reservoir1P J Newbound
08:30
Key holders only.  
23/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
08:00
Pylon hopping from Theale to Main Pit.  
21/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:00
ad f. Island pylon.  
21/09/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
10:30
In pylon 2 then 3. Probably adult male.  
17/09/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
11:40
Landed very briefly near one of the recently formed pools to E of grey box before flying off to E. Please only view from the public footpath.  
14/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
19:15
pair. Initially, on separate pylons north of Sailing club before ending up close together on island pylon. Adult male with red leg ring.  
12/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:00
ad. On island pylon.  
09/09/23PeregrineKennetmouth1S Lynch
08:15
On top of nest box.  
08/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:00
On island pylon.  
02/09/23PeregrineTheale2A B Merrick
09:30
On pylons 71 and 72, seen distantly from south side of Main Pit.  
04/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
19:00
ad pair. Male colour ringed with red ring on left leg and metal ring on right. Female unringed. Both initially on island pylon, the female feeding on prey with male in close attendance. Female then flew to Warbler pylon with prey followed by male. Female carried on feeding for a while then stepped away allowing male his chance. Eventually, both flew back towards island pylon and remnants of prey fell to ground where upon investigation appeared to be a Racing Pigeon with greenish splodge of dye on back.  
05/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1A B Merrick
19:00
Seen distantly on island pylon, probably a male going on size, calling and likely two present.  
06/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs2A B Merrick
19:30
m, f. On island pylon together. Probably the same adult pair seen 2 days ago.  
06/09/23PeregrineMain Pit, Theale GPs1R Crawford
07:30
On warbler pylon.  
05/09/23PeregrineSearle's Farm Lane GP (N), Burghfield GPs2G Sumner
12:30
m+f. Pair soaring and calling . Male then headed S towards M4. Please only view from the public footpath.  
04/09/23PeregrineStreatley1N J Bucknell
13:30
flying fast high over us as we had our lunch on our patio!  
02/09/23PeregrineReading1M F Walford
14:52
In tower box doorway.  
01/09/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
08:30
on west side of spire of Polish Church, Watlington Street. Adult, probably female. She was completely drenched and bedraggled. I'm assuming this was due to taking a deliberate shower in the heavy rain. Lots of wing flapping and preening. Rain stopped c.9:15 . Sun came out and she started to look a bit more "presentable". Still there at 9:50 but gone when I looked again at 10:00.  
01/09/23PeregrineKennetmouth1S Lynch
11:10
On top of nest box.  
30/08/23PeregrineNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1M J Hubbard
14:37
Over high at west end before veering south. SU794624. Please only view from the public footpath.  
28/08/23PeregrineQueen Mother Reservoir1P J Newbound
11:41
Key holders only.  
21/08/23PeregrineReading2R C Price
18:00
On St.Giles spire, N and E side. Couldn't age the birds.  
13/03/23PeregrineSulham Wood, Sulham1H Britton
13:43
Flying across the field from Denefield School into the woods. SU651749.  
11/03/23PeregrineReading2R C Price
14:41
1 north side of St.Giles spire. Prob m. / 1 on “shelf” at base of south side of Blade horn. Prob f.  
11/03/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2R Dawson
10:15
On the pylons.  
10/03/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
08:10
South side of St.Giles spire.  
09/03/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
13:10
Lands on west side of spire Sacred Heart Church, Watlington Street.  
06/03/23PeregrineMortimer's Meadow, Dinton Pastures CP1E Napper
10:50
On pylon.  
06/03/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:25
E side of St Giles spire.  
05/03/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
10:15
Prob. fem. East side of St.Giles spire.  
05/03/23PeregrineBracknell1J Carson
15:40
Flying over the site where Bentalls building was. SU869693.  
04/03/23PeregrineQueen Mother Reservoir1P J Newbound
09:30
Key holders only.  
01/03/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
18:00
Pylon 2.  
25/02/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
14:00
Flying north along Southampton Street past St.Giles.  
01/03/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
08:15
Flies off from east side of St.Giles spire.  
27/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:10
On the west side of St Giles Spire.  
26/02/23PeregrineReading Bridge1G Sumner
15:05
Flying over. SU716741.  
26/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2R C Price
14:06
Both flew in from northerly direction. 1 landed in pylon 1 , the other in pylon 2. Then 14:22 Both in pylon 2 perched near each other in south extreme of top crossarm./14:47 Both in pylon 4.  
24/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
14:45
Pylon 4.  
22/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
14:30
Probable fem. in pylon 2.  
21/02/23PeregrineAscot1S C Rider
17:20
Flying around Grandstand. SU918689.  
22/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
17:00
Usual perch of the east side of St Giles spire.  
21/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1S Lynch
13:30
Pylon 4.  
20/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:15
East side of St Giles spire. SU715729.  
20/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
10:30
In pylon 3 then moved to pylon 5.  
19/02/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
08:55
St.Giles spire. East side.  
16/02/23PeregrineReading1S Huggins
15:46
East side of St Giles.  
15/02/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
08:30
St.Giles spire. North side.  
14/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
16:40
Pylon 2.  
14/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:15
Took off from St Giles church and flew off towards Queens Road.  
14/02/23PeregrineReading1R C Price
15:31
St. Giles spire. North side.  
11/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1S Lynch
09:40
Pylon 2.  
10/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2P Driver
15:15
m/f. On plyons. Seen with AVL.  
10/02/23PeregrineWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
09:35
Smallish bird in level flight low SW over my street, scattering pigeons everywhere. First of the year.  
09/02/23PeregrineColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:00
Flew through putting up all the Lapwings.  
08/02/23PeregrineSlough2R Dawson
15:27
In aerobatic flights around the top of Slough Power Station, one occasionally landing on the top of one of the cranes. Seen from the weir at Dorney Wetlands.  
05/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2R C Price
11:20
Pylon 3. 1 in top crossarm. 1 in middle crossarm. 2 Crows perched on top. Tiercel chased them off then seriously pursued one in close to hunting mode. Lost them behind the treeline. 5 minutes later the Crows were both back on the pylon, as were the Peregrines.  
05/02/23PeregrineHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1D Andrews
11:29
Sen with J andrews.  
04/02/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2R C Price
15:20
Pylon 3. Female in top crossarm. Male in middle crossarm .  
04/02/23PeregrineStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:08
at Streatley Farm, flying in from over the Thames, continuing on towards Thurle Down - also Water Rail at Moulsford Oxon by Thames Path at 15-00 .  
02/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:20
On St Giles spire.  
01/02/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:15
On the east Side of St Giles Church.  
01/02/23PeregrineReading1S A Graham
07:50
Broad Street: Flow low and fast over The Oracle, alerted by the distressed H.Gulls and Pigeons swarming overhead. SU712735.  
30/01/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
09:50
Pylon 3.  
30/01/23PeregrineShaw, Newbury2N Cleere
09:23
from town centre and over garden.  
30/01/23PeregrineFobney Meadow2S Huggins
14:02
2 displaying well flying over marsh/waterworks.  
27/01/23PeregrineStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:40
Streatley Farm flying over - flew in from east, then turned north towards Moulsford.  
25/01/23PeregrineFobney Meadow1R C Price
14:50
Right on top of pylon 3. Feeding from the "tray".  
24/01/23PeregrineWhite Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1J D Savage
14:42
Caught a feral pigeon over the water in front of the bittern reedbed. There was an in-flight struggle as the Peregrine held the pigeon in its claws and bit its neck, which appeared to end up broken.  
23/01/23PeregrineReading1S Scott
16:35
North side of St Giles.  

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