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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2024 and 31/12/2024.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
23/04/24LapwingCompton Downs2N J Bucknell
10:50
on field south of Ridgeway, near Compton gallops - one apparently on nest.  
23/04/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
10:45
Overhead, calling/display.  
22/04/24LapwingFobney Meadow1R C Price
10:20
Flying east over boardwalk.  
21/04/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods15K E Moore
16:30
First Lapwing chick at the site,approx 1 week old.  
21/04/24LapwingShurlock Row4R Alliss
16:21
 
18/04/24LapwingEnglefield10R Crawford
07:00
 
16/04/24LapwingCompton Downs5J Margetts
11:35
 
13/04/24LapwingBottom Lane Floods (S), Theale GPs2S A Graham
09:30
Approx. water now receding but its left a muddy morass on the far side from the canal.  
10/04/24LapwingPangbourne5A Taylor
10:00
Around flooded area of large field between railway and A329. Some display flight and mobbing of red kite.  
08/04/24LapwingPadworth Lane GP2P Jones
17:01
 
05/04/24LapwingCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:40
apparently on nest, south of Ridgeway.  
02/04/24LapwingPangbourne6A Taylor
14:30
Around flooded area in large field between railway and A329.  
02/04/24LapwingPangbourne STW7M Winkworth
10:27
In the field next to the main road.  
31/03/24LapwingRoden Downs4M J Dear
11:02
2 on nests.  
30/03/24LapwingCompton Downs2N J Bucknell
15:40
south of Ridgeway, near Compton Gallops.  
30/03/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
09:30
Displaying.  
29/03/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods25K E Moore
16:00
ABT is correct the water level has gone up overnight by approx 3 or 4 inches,and most of exposed areas are now underwater again Lapwing is very low,they have very little roosting/feeding areas.  
27/03/24LapwingCompton Downs2N J Bucknell
15:25
on field south of Ridgeway, near Compton Gallops.  
19/03/24LapwingCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:30
on patch south of Ridgeway.  
17/03/24LapwingPangbourne6A Taylor
15:30
Around wet area of large field between railway and A329.  
16/03/24LapwingEnglefield4R Crawford
07:30
Displaying.  
13/03/24LapwingNew workings, Moor Green Lakes24S Stevenson
12:42
Lots of display flights and calls. Please only view from the public footpath.  
13/03/24LapwingPangbourne STW1M Winkworth
10:15
Could only find one in the field next to the main road.  
11/03/24LapwingPangbourne5A Taylor
10:45
Around wet area of large field between railway and A329.  
10/03/24LapwingBottom Lane Floods (S), Theale GPs45S A Graham
09:00
 
09/03/24LapwingPangbourne4A Taylor
12:00
Around wet area of large field between railway and A329.  
09/03/24LapwingPangbourne STW5M Winkworth
09:30
In the field next to the main road.  
03/03/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods100P Jones
11:22
 
28/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods500M J Dear
15:00
 
26/02/24LapwingLangley Mead25R C Price
15:15
On flooded field east of Great Millworth Field North.  
23/02/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River3N Bell
09:55
SU932793.  
20/02/24LapwingPangbourne STW3M Winkworth
10:30
On the flooded field near the main road.  
20/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods500M J Dear
12:09
 
19/02/24LapwingEton Wick22D Cleal
15:19
All flew into Bucks.  
19/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods574A B Tomczynski
12:12
Counted but probably missed a few.  
18/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods800K E Moore
12:45
Approx. .  
18/02/24LapwingNew workings, Moor Green Lakes120H Wright
15:00
Minimum approximation. Please only view from the public footpath.  
18/02/24LapwingMilehouse Farm, Theale218N J Bucknell
16:05
on flooded old gravel pit by A4.  
18/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods280N J Bucknell
15:00
 
18/02/24LapwingMortimer50A James
10:00
Approx, in flooded fields along Grazeley Road out of Mortimer.  
18/02/24LapwingEnglefield162R Crawford
10:30
 
16/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods400N Cleere
11:00
400+ with a few snipe dotted about.  
16/02/24LapwingBerrys Lane GP, Burghfield GPs50N J Bucknell
09:25
 
15/02/24LapwingEton Wick8D Cleal
15:00
 
15/02/24LapwingEast Ilsley128A B Tomczynski
10:00
By flood east of village. No sign of any golden plover.  
13/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods184A B Tomczynski
10:30
 
12/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods400K E Moore
15:30
Usual flock ,with water receding,more rroom.  
12/02/24LapwingSonning Meadows50A B Tomczynski
15:00
Counted. Along with hundreds of gulls on extensive flooding. Highest since 2014 a local person told me.  
12/02/24LapwingCock Marsh65B Crathorne
14:15
 
11/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods400K E Moore
13:30
Approx Water level reducing.  
10/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods600K E Moore
14:00
Trying to fit into ever decreasing area of vegetation/stubble above the flood water.  
10/02/24LapwingCompton135N J Bucknell
14:25
by flood north of road to East Ilsley, west of Thames Water borehole.  
07/02/24LapwingEnglefield177R Crawford
15:30
 
07/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods400K E Moore
13:30
Plus. Again very flighty today.  
07/02/24LapwingEast Ilsley1000A B Tomczynski
10:12
At least by floods.  
06/02/24LapwingPangbourne STW10M Winkworth
09:15
Flew from the field near the main road.  
06/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods100A James
13:30
Minimum, spooked by a helicopter flying over but returned later.  
05/02/24LapwingCompton Downs800A B Tomczynski
13:00
Counted 800 but there were a few more.  
05/02/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River35B Crathorne
10:30
 
04/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods800K E Moore
13:00
Approx. Very flighty,caused by a raptor.Now the floods are decreasing ,there is muddy areas appearing.  
03/02/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods200K E Moore
15:30
approx.  
03/02/24LapwingCompton Downs1000A B Tomczynski
16:00
Estimate. Huge flock circling the downs in and out of Berks and landing Oxon side. Very large portion broke off and flew SW towards East Ilsley. Large number of gulls in the area as well.  
30/01/24LapwingCompton Downs500N J Bucknell
11:05
approx. count - mobile flock at Compton gallops.  
29/01/24LapwingCompton Downs1000R Dawson
12:30
rough estimate, probably more, in flight.  
28/01/24LapwingMortimer200A James
13:35
At least. In flooded field of sheep on Grazeley road out of Mortimer.  
27/01/24LapwingEnglefield58R Crawford
11:00
 
26/01/24LapwingCompton Downs800A B Tomczynski
10:00
Conservative estimate - a huge flock. Impressive in flight. Also on ground.  
25/01/24LapwingBurnthouse Lane GP, Pingewood GPs38S Robertson
13:30
Please only view from the public footpath.  
24/01/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods50R C Watts
11:00
Plus.  
22/01/24LapwingBurghfield50S Hurdle
15:35
Rough estimate. Potentially more! In the field down Amners Farm Lane, then they flew off. SU685693.  
22/01/24LapwingStreatley100N J Bucknell
10:05
at Streatley Farm, west of A329.  
21/01/24LapwingStreatley7N J Bucknell
at Streatley Farm.  
21/01/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River20S Kujawa
09:29
SU941790.  
20/01/24LapwingCalcot Mill20C Feltham
08:20
 
20/01/24LapwingDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River4S Kujawa
09:40
SU941790.  
20/01/24LapwingStockcross5C Foster
14:10
This many flying and visible from the road, probably more below the hedge line, fields north of the A4.  
20/01/24LapwingSonning Meadows380M J Hubbard
17:35
Possible
In field opposite footpath entrance to Sonning Meadows on Milestone Avenue. SU768767.  
20/01/24LapwingPark Farm, Cookham Dean110B Crathorne
12:00
 
20/01/24LapwingStreatley8N J Bucknell
11:10
at Streatley Farm.  
19/01/24LapwingWindsor Great Park1D Sussex
13:30
 
19/01/24LapwingFobney Meadow25R C Price
11:30
Flying west over marsh.  
19/01/24LapwingStreatley21N J Bucknell
two at southern end of Streatley Farm, 19 further north at Streatley Farm.  
19/01/24LapwingAldworth12A B Tomczynski
10:00
 
19/01/24LapwingChurn Farm (Oxon)138N J Bucknell
126 west of old railway line, 5 south and 7 north of concrete road east of it.  
19/01/24LapwingCompton2N J Bucknell
11:00
on field alongside old railway line, south of Ridgeway bridge.  
18/01/24LapwingCabbage Hill, Newell Green6S C Rider
13:15
Flying west.  
18/01/24LapwingStreatley52N J Bucknell
48 towards north end of Streatley Farm at 16-00; another 4 by frozen groundwater flood, southern end, at 16-15.  
18/01/24LapwingSonning Meadows52A B Tomczynski
11:00
 
18/01/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods3A James
12:50
Very close to the road,great visibility, with many more in the distance.  
17/01/24LapwingCock Marsh120B D Clews
10:15
approx this number flushed by dog, per John Harris.  
17/01/24LapwingStreatley46N J Bucknell
At Streatley Farm - 39 on north end field at 15-35; 7 by groundwater floods at south end at 14-10.  
17/01/24LapwingSheep Down (East Ilsley)10J Blunt
10:30
Minimum in Berks but 10s more on Oxon side.  
16/01/24LapwingStreatley12N J Bucknell
11:15
on field at south end of Streatley Farm, around tractor sowing crop - only 4 there earlier at 9-20.  
15/01/24LapwingStreatley10N J Bucknell
15:25
by groundwater flood at Streatley Farm, increase on this morning.  
15/01/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods100A James
13:20
Approx, flew in from South East and landed on floods.  
15/01/24LapwingStreatley6N J Bucknell
3 flying north at Streatley Farm, 10-05; 3 more by flood water at south end of Streatley Farm, 11-30.  
14/01/24LapwingCock Marsh448A B Tomczynski
10:00
 
14/01/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods250K E Moore
14:00
Approx.  
13/01/24LapwingMortimer158R Crawford
10:15
In damp field east of station.  
14/01/24LapwingMortimer50A James
14:00
Approx number, in field between The Street and Mortimer Lane near station. Mixed flock with another species, couldn't identify, approx 30.  
12/01/24LapwingStreatley24N J Bucknell
10:10
at Streatley Farm, southern end, near Cleeve Court.  
11/01/24LapwingLangley Mead50R C Price
11:30
Over field NE of Great Millworth Field North.  
11/01/24LapwingStreatley28N J Bucknell
11:00
at Streatley Farm.  
10/01/24LapwingStreatley92N J Bucknell
15:30
at Streatley Farm.  
09/01/24LapwingStreatley214N J Bucknell
at Streatley Farm - 177 at south end on ploughed land at 14-30, another 37 further north at 15-25.  
09/01/24LapwingCock Marsh40B Crathorne
10:45
 
06/01/24LapwingChapel Green12S Stevenson
08:13
On cattle field S. of Ludgrove School. SU811672.  
05/01/24LapwingChapel Green19R J Godden
11:00
North of Grays Farm, south of Luckley Road.  
03/01/24LapwingBray GP (New Workings), Bray GPs50D Cleal
13:15
Seen from the M4, 50 to 60 present.  
01/01/24LapwingPadworth Lane floods200K E Moore
13:20
At least ,area is now very flooded,they are mixed in with Mutes ,some geese,good corvid numbers in second row of fields behind the first row abutting the first row.NB this is private Property,but can be viewed from 'lay-by' Opposite entrance to Fishermans Lodge.  
01/01/24LapwingPangbourne STW4M Winkworth
13:18
Briefly in the field next to the main road.