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DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
13/04/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
13:10
m. On feeder in back garden.  
13/04/24SiskinEmmer Green1A B Tomczynski
07:15
fem. First this winter/spring. On feeder with male Lesser Redpoll. Interesting why these two species have just appeared this month.  
12/04/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
08:00
m. On feeders in back garden.  
11/04/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury2B Lyle
15:47
 
11/04/24SiskinSulhamstead3P Hickman
07:30
1m,2f. On feeders in back garden.  
10/04/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
07:30
m+f. On feeders in back garden.  
09/04/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
08:15
On feeders in back garden.  
08/04/24SiskinNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
14:30
f. On garden feeders. SU905697.  
07/04/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury4B Lyle
09:25
2m,2f.  
06/04/24SiskinWellington College16H Wright
11:32
Still visiting feeders in large numbers.  
04/04/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury4B Lyle
11:30
 
03/04/24SiskinCaversham2J J Kearns
08:57
m & f. On garden feeders.  
02/04/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury5B Lyle
14:05
 
02/04/24SiskinReading, my garden3C Jones
10:07
In my garden, on the sunflower hearts. SU729724.  
02/04/24SiskinCaversham2J J Kearns
07:42
m & f. On garden feeders.  
01/04/24SiskinSwinley Park11S Robertson
13:10
 
31/03/24SiskinPangbourne1A Taylor
09:00
f. On sunflower heart feeder in our garden.  
31/03/24SiskinWash Common, Newbury10J Gregory
19:27
On garden feeders.  
31/03/24SiskinSunninghill4S C Rider
17:25
On feeders.  
31/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury2B Lyle
12:53
on feeders.  
30/03/24SiskinMaidenhead2S M Meads
17:00
male and fem. Feeding on sunflower hearts in garden.  
30/03/24SiskinEmmer Green1D White
15:45
male. With Redpolls.  
30/03/24SiskinBracknell4S C Rider
07:21
3m 1f on feeders.  
29/03/24SiskinMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading6S Lynch
08:30
 
29/03/24SiskinCaversham1J J Kearns
09:03
f. On garden feeder.  
29/03/24SiskinEmmer Green2T Pointer
07:19
m/f. On garden feeder with several lesser redpolls.  
28/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot8S D Abbott
10:50
SU905697.  
28/03/24SiskinEarley2R H Stansfield
12:43
m + f. At my garden feeders.  
28/03/24SiskinBracknell2S C Rider
09:32
1m 1f. Regular visitors to feeders.  
27/03/24SiskinCaversham2J J Kearns
13:58
m & f. On garden feeders.  
27/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury2B Lyle
09:43
 
27/03/24SiskinEmmbrook3P O'Neill
07:30
In small ornamental cherry tree in Herd Drive. First I've seen on the estate since moving in nearly 5 years ago.  
27/03/24SiskinBracknell2S C Rider
07:41
1m 1f. On garden feeders.  
26/03/24SiskinBracknell2S C Rider
07:50
1m 1f. On feeders.  
26/03/24SiskinSulhamstead9P Hickman
06:30
At feeders in back garden.  
25/03/24SiskinSulhamstead12P Hickman
15:05
At least this number at feeders in back garden.  
25/03/24SiskinCaversham1J J Kearns
10:53
f. On garden feeder.  
24/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury1B Lyle
13:23
 
24/03/24SiskinWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest20P J Newbound
09:50
 
24/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot4S D Abbott
10:15
On garden feeders. SU905697.  
24/03/24SiskinSulhamstead12P Hickman
08:55
At least twelve at feeders in back garden.  
23/03/24SiskinLittle Sandhurst, Sandhurst10D Sussex
07:00
 
23/03/24SiskinSulhamstead15P Hickman
14:30
At least this number visiting feeders in back garden. Here for most of the day.  
23/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury4B Lyle
10:33
 
22/03/24SiskinSulhamstead15P Hickman
15:05
At least fifteen visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
22/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury4B Lyle
15:47
 
22/03/24SiskinSulhamstead15P Hickman
15:05
At least fifteen visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
22/03/24SiskinSpeen, Newbury7G Thornton
11:23
4m 3f. The most we have ever had in the garden at one time.  
22/03/24SiskinCaversham2J J Kearns
10:52
m & f. Both male and female on the feeders.  
21/03/24SiskinSandhurst2R J Godden
09:00
Pair on garden feeders.  
21/03/24SiskinSulhamstead6P Hickman
15:50
At least six visiting feeders in back garden.  
20/03/24SiskinMaidenhead2S M Meads
08:30
male and fem. Feeding on sunflower hearts in garden.  
20/03/24SiskinWellington College10H Wright
14:00
Approx. With redpoll on feeders.  
20/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury6B Lyle
13:39
 
20/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot7S D Abbott
12:02
On garden feeders. SU905697.  
19/03/24SiskinSulhamstead15P Hickman
14:30
At least 15 visiting feeders in back garden.  
19/03/24SiskinSulhamstead15P Hickman
14:30
At least 15 visiting feeders in back garden.  
19/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury6B Lyle
 
19/03/24SiskinSouth Lake, Woodley3K Sparks
11:50
Flew down to feed on mud at eastern corner of lake.  
19/03/24SiskinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs10S Robertson
14:04
Please only view from the public footpath.  
19/03/24SiskinWokingham (Gipsy Lane)3N Percival
13:45
male & 2 fem. At seed feeder. SU812681.  
18/03/24SiskinStone Copse2M Stuttard
11:00
m,f. At least 2 seen on garden feeders.  
18/03/24SiskinSulhamstead11P Hickman
08:35
5m,6f. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
17/03/24SiskinNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
14:30
Good views on feeders seen from Woodland Hide- Male & Femail.  
17/03/24SiskinSulhamstead10P Hickman
14:30
At least ten visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
17/03/24SiskinSulhamstead10P Hickman
14:30
At least ten visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
17/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury6B Lyle
10:37
 
17/03/24SiskinReading6R C Price
10:30
South Street (east). Near top of tall tree.  
17/03/24SiskinSpeen, Newbury4G Thornton
10:02
3m 1f. On our garden feeders. Have been most days now since 29 February.  
17/03/24SiskinBracknell1S C Rider
09:30
m. First ever recorded on garden feeders.  
17/03/24SiskinMortimer1A James
08:35
m. On peanut feeder.  
17/03/24SiskinGarden in Tilehurst70K Ford
07:50
At least 70 birds visiting feeders or tall trees next to garden in Tilehurst near Sulham.  
17/03/24SiskinLittle Sandhurst, Sandhurst20D Sussex
07:00
nice flock still present in gardens. Has been around for a few weeks.  
12/03/24SiskinNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh1G Stewart
15:15
seen from woodland bird hide -Female.  
16/03/24SiskinNature Discovery Centre, Thatcham Marsh2G Stewart
14:00
seen from woodland bird hide -Male +Female.  
16/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury4B Lyle
15:50
 
16/03/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:30
3m,1f. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden. .  
16/03/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:30
3m,1f. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden. .  
16/03/24SiskinWindsor Great Park1N Bell
10:11
In Savill Garden.  
16/03/24SiskinBowdown Woods Nature Reserve30M J Mitchell
09:00
Baynes, in mixed flock with redpolls.  
15/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
10:30
m/f. On garden feeders. SU905697.  
15/03/24SiskinEmmer Green4D White
10:54
3m, 1f. On garden feeders.  
14/03/24SiskinFobney Island2R C Price
12:00
East section. In tree over river.  
14/03/24SiskinCox Green, Maidenhead1N Bell
08:55
fem. First one ever seen in our back garden - on sunflower heart feeder.  
14/03/24SiskinMortimer2A James
08:50
m & f. On Sunflower feeder in garden.  
14/03/24SiskinReading2R C Price
07:18
South Street (east half). In back garden tree briefly.  
13/03/24SiskinPurley on Thames, Reading2N J Bucknell
14:45
feeding on alder cones in trees by Thames.  
13/03/24SiskinNew workings, Moor Green Lakes9S Stevenson
12:42
Small flock over the STW. Please only view from the public footpath.  
13/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury6B Lyle
11:32
3m, 3f.  
13/03/24SiskinCaversham1J J Kearns
10:27
m. On garden feeders. Lovely bright colours.  
12/03/24SiskinSulhamstead5P Hickman
15:00
At least five on sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
12/03/24SiskinSulhamstead5P Hickman
15:00
At least five on sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
12/03/24SiskinPangbourne3A Taylor
11:00
2f, 1m. On garden feeders, my first here this winter - much later than usual.  
12/03/24SiskinUpper Bucklebury2B Lyle
12:50
m. in with a mixed flock of goldfinch and chaffinch.  
11/03/24SiskinMortimer1A James
13:30
m. On garden feeder, daily.  
11/03/24SiskinBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs30J Lerpiniere
14:22
On Alders around Woolwich Green Pit.  
11/03/24SiskinEmmer Green1T Pointer
09:01
male. On garden feeder. SU717771.  
10/03/24SiskinWokingham9P Bright-Thomas
13:00
5m + 4f. In tree on Eastheath Avenue.  
10/03/24SiskinChapel Green3P Bright-Thomas
12:30
2m + f. In trees between track and railway line, some song.  
10/03/24SiskinMaidenhead4S M Meads
10:45
Two male and two female feeding on sunflower hearts in garden.  
10/03/24SiskinEmmer Green1T Pointer
10:20
male. On feeder with lesser redpolls. SU717771.  
10/03/24SiskinSulhamstead4P Hickman
09:55
On feeders in back garden.  
09/03/24SiskinSulhamstead3P Hickman
15:15
At least three visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
09/03/24SiskinMain Pit, Theale GPs4S A Graham
09:00
Approx.  
09/03/24SiskinSulhamstead3P Hickman
15:15
At least three visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
09/03/24SiskinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs20J E Andrews
11:12
Approx. Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/03/24SiskinEmmer Green2D White
14:02
1m,1f. On garden feeders.  
07/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot4S D Abbott
07:30
On garden feeders. SU905697.  
07/03/24SiskinWash Common, Newbury4J Gregory
09:23
On garden feeders.  
05/03/24SiskinNorth Ascot4S D Abbott
08:20
2m/2f. SU905697.  
05/03/24SiskinEmmer Green1D White
15:49
male. One male on garden feeder.  
05/03/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
15:00
m. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
04/03/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
11:25
male. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
03/03/24SiskinMortimer1A James
13:00
m. On bird feeder in garden.  
29/02/24SiskinLower Farm GP6P Driver
12:05
In alder by the car park.  
03/03/24SiskinSulhamstead3P Hickman
14:55
At last three visiting sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
02/03/24SiskinBlack Swan Lake, Dinton Pastures CP20P J Crowley
09:45
In alders along main path to the Activity Centre.  
02/03/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
08:25
m+f. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
02/03/24SiskinWellington College4H Wright
11:59
At feeders.  
29/02/24SiskinChurn Farm (Oxon)5C Ezard
13:27
20 birds gathered on treetop by lane. Mostly Redpolls, some Siskins, 15:5 split estimated. SU505835.  
01/03/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
12:25
male. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
29/02/24SiskinWash Common, Newbury6J Gregory
10:30
Garden.  
29/02/24SiskinMoor Copse20B Crathorne
11:30
 
29/02/24SiskinSpeen, Newbury1G Thornton
13:18
m. On our sunflower hearts in the garden. First of the year.  
29/02/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
09:25
m. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
27/02/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
08:25
m. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
26/02/24SiskinCaversham1J J Kearns
12:33
m. On garden feeder. First for well over 12 months. .  
25/02/24SiskinFobney Meadow25R C Price
12:15
Flew over east end of footpath 7 then in direction of trees behind the marsh.  
26/02/24SiskinSulhamstead4P Hickman
10:30
3m,1f. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
25/02/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
13:05
m. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
25/02/24SiskinWellington College7H Wright
09:00
4m, 3f, on feeders.  
24/02/24SiskinMortimer1A James
13:30
male. First ever sighting in garden, on Sunflower seed feeder.  
24/02/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
16:30
m. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
24/02/24SiskinBottom Lane Floods (N), Theale GPs40S A Graham
08:30
Min. in canal side tree W. of weir.  
24/02/24SiskinBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs12S A Graham
08:30
 
24/02/24SiskinGreenham Common30R C Watts
10:00
Plus With redpolls. Please keep to the main paths.  
24/02/24SiskinNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
11:30
m/f. On garden feeders. SU904698.  
22/02/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
11:18
male. Feeding on birch seeds on neighbours front lawn. With 2 Redpolls and a female Chaffinch.  
20/02/24SiskinNew workings, Moor Green Lakes30P J Craig
10:00
In riverside tress. Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/02/24SiskinFobney Island100P Balasubramanian
10:45
Between the labyrinth bridge & the railway bridge. On alder trees and flying around.  
20/02/24SiskinSulhamstead4P Hickman
10:04
3m,1f. On sunflower heart feeders in back garden.  
19/02/24SiskinWargrave4M J Hubbard
13:49
seen probably more amongst linnet flock. SU797788.  
18/02/24SiskinWhiteknights Park, Reading20S Lynch
11:10
 
18/02/24SiskinFrogmill Farm, Hurley10B Crathorne
11:00
In alder along the Thames.  
17/02/24SiskinPangbourne Meadow9N J Bucknell
09:50
in alders by Thames.  
16/02/24SiskinCrookham Common5M J Smith
15:30
Same general area as Linnit. Please keep to the main paths.  
16/02/24SiskinSulham Wood, Sulham100T Warwick
16:05
Large flock in woods north of Sulham Hill carpark.  
16/02/24SiskinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs100N J Bucknell
guestimate! lot of birds in canopy, among catkins & alder cones. Please only view from the public footpath.  
16/02/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
09:50
f. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
15/02/24SiskinBeale Park6N J Bucknell
15:45
on alders between the lake and the Thames.  
15/02/24SiskinDecoy Heath10B Crathorne
12:00
 
15/02/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:03
On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
15/02/24SiskinThames Valley Business Park50M J Mitchell
08:00
Riverside alders. Still flooded but waters receding.  
11/02/24SiskinWellington College5H Wright
13:34
On feeders. There have been lots of siskin around this Winter but they started visiting my feeders about 2 weeks ago.  
10/02/24SiskinFleethill Farm1P Bright-Thomas
16:15
m. Private site, view only from footpath.  
10/02/24SiskinNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
14:30
m/f. SU905697.  
10/02/24SiskinLower Farm GP15N Cleere
10:32
dropped into feed briefly before flying off. Presumably part of the 70+ flock regularly seen in nearby Bell Wood, Hambridge.  
10/02/24SiskinArborfield10R Keel
12:50
SU748681.  
09/02/24SiskinHambridge Canal50P Lewis
14:30
Feeding in Alder Trees between Towpath and Bellwood Lake. SU469684.  
09/02/24SiskinDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River8B Crathorne
10:30
 
09/02/24SiskinFobney Meadow10R C Price
12:00
Flew across A33 from nr. East FP7 gate.  
07/02/24SiskinNorth Ascot2S D Abbott
13:20
m/f. On garden feeders. SU905697.  
07/02/24SiskinSearle's Farm Lane GP (W), Burghfield GPs200R Dawson
11:28
Probably more, feeding in alders and on the ground at the car park in front of Searles Farm. A few few Redpoll, Chaffinches and Goldfinches as well.  
02/02/24SiskinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs50S Robertson
13:13
Probably more. Please only view from the public footpath.  
01/02/24SiskinSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs8S Robertson
12:25
Please only view from the public footpath.  
31/01/24SiskinNorth Ascot15S D Abbott
12:30
End of Sandy Lane by Chavey Down.  
31/01/24SiskinReading Old Cemetery3J Lerpiniere
15:00
SU734732.  
30/01/24SiskinHosehill Lake, Theale GPs6M Wall
12:52
Feeding in alder on South side.  
31/01/24SiskinGrove Lake, Moor Green Lakes20P J Craig
11:00
In riverside trees.  
30/01/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
09:53
m. On seed feeder in back garden.  
29/01/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
14:50
f. On seed feeder in back garden.  
28/01/24SiskinSulhamstead2P Hickman
11:50
m+f. On feeder in back garden.  
27/01/24SiskinBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs20S A Graham
10:14
Approx.  
24/01/24SiskinBowdown Woods Nature Reserve100M J Mitchell
12:37
Bowdown valley.  
24/01/24SiskinSwinley Park2S Robertson
11:52
With Lessor Redpoll.  
23/01/24SiskinSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:00
m. On sunflower heart feeder in back garden.  
21/01/24SiskinLakes off Longwater Rd10M Szymanski
12:30
SU791625.  
20/01/24SiskinDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River5S Kujawa
10:30
SU932793.  
20/01/24SiskinBottom Lane GP, Theale GPs100S Watcham
10:37
 
16/01/24SiskinStreatley20N J Bucknell
10:35
flock in alders by Thames near county boundary.  
16/01/24SiskinBottom Lane GP, Theale GPs6P Driver
10:08
In alders along footpath.  
14/01/24SiskinPadworth Lane GP2K E Moore
13:00
in Alders along Kennet towpath from road bridge Going E.Coukd hear others but could not see them.  
14/01/24SiskinSearle's Farm Lane GP (W), Burghfield GPs40N J Bucknell
12:25
 
14/01/24SiskinHorseshoe Lake (Wigmore Lane GP), Theale GPs27S A Graham
09:30
Min in tree's opposite Hosehill lake.  
14/01/24SiskinMain Pit, Theale GPs15A B Merrick
10:30
F&H spit.  
09/01/24SiskinMoor Green Lakes10P J Craig
11:00
In trees along river between Grove hide & Grove viewing screen.  
08/01/24SiskinBasildon Park25M J Dear
12:24
 
05/01/24SiskinWellington College80H Wright
12:00
In alder off path between golf course and railway line. A few redpoll and goldfinch but almost all siskin.  
04/01/24SiskinLangley Mead40R C Price
08:15
North east section in Alders.  
01/01/24SiskinHorseshoe Lake, Sandhurst30D Sussex
09:00
alder trees by car park and along riverside.  
01/01/24SiskinBottom Lane GP (E), Theale GPs5S A Graham
09:30
Min.  
01/01/24SiskinBroadmoor Farm75R J Godden
09:00
In alders by pond.