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

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
13/04/24ChiffchaffLower Earley1D J Mills
09:53
male. brief call.  
12/04/24ChiffchaffBoulters Lock, R. Thames, Maidenhead1R C Watts
13:15
Heard only.  
11/04/24ChiffchaffLower Earley1D J Mills
12:32
male. still singing.  
11/04/24ChiffchaffBurghfield GPs53R Crawford
07:30
Singing.  
09/04/24ChiffchaffLower Earley2D J Mills
11:00
1 heard, different one seen down to 3ft.  
08/04/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane GP3P Jones
17:01
 
07/04/24ChiffchaffLower Earley1D J Mills
09:25
male. good strong song (heard only).  
06/04/24ChiffchaffCrookham Common11M S Shaw
13:47
Four seen with another seven heard in wood near first carpark. Please keep to the main paths.  
05/04/24ChiffchaffThe Cowsey4R C Price
16:00
Singing.  
05/04/24ChiffchaffAston1A N Stow
19:45
 
05/04/24ChiffchaffPurley on Thames, Reading3M J Smith
14:17
A third bird now arrived, still 2 alive in my hedgeline.  
05/04/24ChiffchaffPurley on Thames, Reading2M J Smith
13:37
2 birds in my hedgeline and chasing each other about, sadly 1 has just been chased into a house window.  
01/04/24ChiffchaffMarsh Meadow, Cookham1B D Clews
14:00
singing.  
01/04/24ChiffchaffLower Earley2D J Mills
11:27
male. 2 heard 1 seen only : same area that had 3 territories in 2023.  
31/03/24ChiffchaffUpper Bucklebury9B Lyle
10:47
probably more. short walk around Upper bucklebury.  
31/03/24ChiffchaffBurghfield GPs57R Crawford
08:00
Singing. Incomplete survey due to severe flooding.  
30/03/24ChiffchaffDinton Pastures CP2C Ezard
16:57
Dinton Pastures heavily flooded in places today. Full height welliies essential. Even so, I had to climb along railings of metal bridge near Berks Aviation Museum car park, and eventually had to turn back approaching Sandford Lake.  
30/03/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2B Crathorne
10:00
Singing.  
30/03/24ChiffchaffDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River4B Crathorne
09:30
Singing.  
21/03/24ChiffchaffFobney Island1C Ezard
17:52
Very good view, bobbing tail frequently.  
26/03/24ChiffchaffThe Cowsey5R C Price
13:00
Singing.  
26/03/24ChiffchaffLower Earley2D J Mills
10:30
feeding quietly together at top of overgrown deciduous hedge 15ft.  
26/03/24ChiffchaffTilehurst8M J Smith
09:15
Walk along Thames from Scours Lane to the Roebuck, 8 singing birds plus a singing Blackcap.  
24/03/24ChiffchaffGreenham Common4M J Taylor
09:00
at least, singing. Please keep to the main paths.  
24/03/24ChiffchaffWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest1P J Newbound
09:50
 
23/03/24ChiffchaffWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve6B Crathorne
08:00
 
22/03/24ChiffchaffLower Caversham1J H Cross
07:06
Singing in garden.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffThe Cowsey4R C Price
14:30
Singing.  
21/03/24ChiffchaffDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
13:00
 
21/03/24ChiffchaffGreenham Common5J Blunt
07:00
Minimum singing. Please keep to the main paths.  
21/03/24ChiffchaffSilchester10A James
10:45
At least, all over the Common, singing continuously.  
21/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs36R Crawford
07:00
Singing. Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffPurley on Thames, Reading6M J Smith
16:18
Singing along footpath trees from Allotments along railway line to Springs Farm return path. Approx 1/2 mile stretch.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffCaversham1R C Watts
11:20
Singing in bushes in back garden.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP4F J Cottington
10:45
4 in Lavell's on West side, 2 more along Loddon to Ron's hide.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffReading1S A Graham
08:00
In song behind St Laurence, Church, central reading.  
20/03/24ChiffchaffLower Caversham1R Sajdak
09:43
In my garden plus male Blackcap feeding on apple.  
19/03/24ChiffchaffSouth Lake, Woodley2K Sparks
11:35
singing.  
18/03/24ChiffchaffFobney Island3R C Price
17:15
Singing.  
19/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs15S Robertson
14:01
calling. Please only view from the public footpath.  
19/03/24ChiffchaffEton Wick1B Crathorne
10:30
Singing.  
19/03/24ChiffchaffDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1B Crathorne
10:30
Singing.  
19/03/24ChiffchaffLower Earley1D J Mills
11:03
male. heard only near LTT.  
18/03/24ChiffchaffAldermaston3P Hickman
14:30
At Aldermaston Court.  
18/03/24ChiffchaffLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP4B Crathorne
10:30
At least 4 singing in Lavell's Lake area.  
17/03/24ChiffchaffThe Cowsey3R C Price
17:30
Singing.  
17/03/24ChiffchaffKennetmouth3K Sparks
13:20
Singing along the Thames.  
17/03/24ChiffchaffLower Earley1D J Mills
09:20
male. heard briefly chiffiing from scrub behind McD.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffWoodley1S Scott
10:00
Singing along Town Lane.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs5S A Graham
09:25
MIn. in song along canal.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffWoodside, Ascot2S D Abbott
14:28
SU929707.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2C McEwan
09:30
One by west gate second over by feeding station having a sing off. SU6469.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2D Andrews
12:50
Please only view from the public footpath.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffBowdown Woods Nature Reserve5M J Mitchell
09:00
 
16/03/24ChiffchaffBucklebury Common4P Jones
12:28
 
16/03/24ChiffchaffEarley1K Sparks
10:40
singing in railway embankment trees.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffUfton Nervet2P Hickman
10:10
m. On Church Plantation.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffUfton Nervet1P Hickman
10:15
m. At Poors allotment.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffUfton Nervet2P Hickman
08:55
m. At south end of Harts Lane.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffSulhamstead Abbots1P Hickman
08:25
m. North of St Mary's church.  
16/03/24ChiffchaffSulhamstead1P Hickman
07:55
m. Singing in tree near Shortheath Lane.  
15/03/24ChiffchaffThe Cowsey5R C Price
12:00
Singing.  
14/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
at least this number singing around the village.  
15/03/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes4R J Godden
07:00
Singing. Please only view from the public footpath.  
15/03/24ChiffchaffHearts lane1J Myers
10:30
Possible
Chiff chaff flying to tree. SU633683.  
14/03/24ChiffchaffNuptown1B Crathorne
13:00
Singing.  
14/03/24ChiffchaffCamp road4J Myers
10:30
Possible
Heard 4 chiff chaffs first one this year and saw one flying in a tree. SU624667.  
14/03/24ChiffchaffFobney Island5R C Price
12:00
Singing.  
14/03/24ChiffchaffLower Farm GP2N Cleere
10:30
 
14/03/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows1M Hannington
11:01
 
14/03/24ChiffchaffReading1S Huggins
12:12
SU704727.  
13/03/24ChiffchaffCharvil Meadows1K Sparks
17:50
singing after sunset.  
13/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs15R Crawford
10:00
Singing, between Searles Farm Lane and Cottage Lane. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:45
at Streatley STW.  
11/03/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2B Crathorne
13:15
 
10/03/24ChiffchaffBottom Lane GP (W), Theale GPs3S A Graham
09:00
In song along the canal.  
09/03/24ChiffchaffBurghfield GPs9N J Bucknell
during WeBS count this morning - 8 singing.  
09/03/24ChiffchaffMain Pit, Theale GPs3S A Graham
09:00
Min. in song but moving N. along the canal.  
09/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs2J E Andrews
11:12
1 singing. Please only view from the public footpath.  
08/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
17:00
at Streatley STW.  
07/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:25
at Streatley STW.  
06/03/24ChiffchaffFleethill Farm2J D Savage
15:50
In trees at east end of lake 3, catching flying insects. Private site, view only from footpath.  
05/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:25
at Streatley STW, both singing.  
05/03/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows2M J Hubbard
21:43
SU765760.  
05/03/24ChiffchaffSearles Farm Lane GP, Burghfield GPs1S Robertson
14:26
Calling. Please only view from the public footpath.  
05/03/24ChiffchaffEton Wick6B Crathorne
09:45
 
04/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:35
at Streatley STW.  
03/03/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:25
at Steatley STW.  
03/03/24ChiffchaffBray Lake, Bray GPs1S A Graham
09:00
In song.  
03/03/24ChiffchaffCrog Hill1J Lerpiniere
12:37
 
28/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
14:25
at Streatley STW.  
28/02/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane GP1M J Dear
15:00
Singing.  
27/02/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1K P Duncan
11:40
Please only view from the public footpath.  
27/02/24ChiffchaffThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
16:55
 
27/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:00
both singing at Streatley STW.  
26/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:55
at Streatley STW.  
24/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
14:20
at Streatley STW, one singing.  
24/02/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows1A B Tomczynski
13:00
 
24/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick6B Crathorne
10:00
Likely more.  
23/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
09:20
at Streatley STW.  
23/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick4N Bell
08:47
SU941790.  
22/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:05
at Streatley STW.  
20/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2K P Duncan
11:05
along Roundmoor Ditch.  
20/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
10:15
at Streatley STW.  
19/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley5J Blunt
14:30
Minimum at STW.  
19/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2D Cleal
15:15
 
19/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick8B Crathorne
10:45
Along the stream/outlet from STW. Very active and difficult to get accurate count. At least 3 singing.  
19/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
10:30
at Streatley STW, one singing.  
18/02/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane GP1N J Bucknell
15:30
singing near entrance.  
18/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:00
both singing at Streatley STW.  
17/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:30
at Streatley STW - singing briefly.  
17/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3E Robur
09:03
SU593810.  
16/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
15:15
at Streatley STW, one singing.  
15/02/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2D Cleal
21:35
One singing.  
15/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:40
at Streatley STW, one singing.  
14/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:40
at Streatley STW.  
13/02/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane floods1A B Tomczynski
10:30
Singing briefly.  
13/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:40
at Streatley STW, one singing briefly.  
12/02/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows1A B Tomczynski
14:15
 
12/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
14:25
at Streatley STW.  
11/02/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane GP2K E Moore
15:30
along edges of Kennet.  
11/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
11:55
at Streatley STW.  
10/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
12:00
both singing at Streatley STW.  
09/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:45
singing near Streatley STW.  
07/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:25
at Streatley STW.  
07/02/24ChiffchaffFobney Meadow2S Huggins
11:32
By boardwalk on FP 6 (passable with wellies).  
06/02/24ChiffchaffFobney Meadow4R C Price
12:00
2 singing.  
06/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N Bell
08:05
In trees outside Streatley STW.  
06/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
12:00
at Streatley STW.  
05/02/24ChiffchaffBoveney Lock, R. Thames, Eton Wick2B Crathorne
11:15
 
05/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley4N J Bucknell
10:05
at Streatley STW.  
04/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
15:20
around Streatley STW.  
02/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:10
at Streatley STW.  
01/02/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
10:15
at Streatley STW.  
31/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
12:30
at Streatley STW.  
30/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
15:50
at Streatley STW.  
29/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
14:40
at Streatley STW.  
28/01/24ChiffchaffSonning Meadows1M J Hubbard
18:19
SU768763.  
28/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
11:25
at Streatley STW.  
27/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley4N J Bucknell
10:25
at Streatley STW.  
27/01/24ChiffchaffBottom Lane Floods (S), Theale GPs1S A Graham
10:14
 
26/01/24ChiffchaffThames Valley Business Park1K Sparks
11:05
calling from silver birch.  
26/01/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R F Milligan
11:59
STW. Please only view from the public footpath.  
26/01/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P J Craig
09:00
In riverside vegetation just E of grey box. Please only view from the public footpath.  
26/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
12:25
at Streatley STW.  
25/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:55
feeding on filter bed at Streatley STW.  
24/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
11:35
at Streatley STW.  
23/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:25
at Streatley STW.  
22/01/24ChiffchaffEton Wick3B Crathorne
11:15
 
22/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley3N J Bucknell
09:10
feeding on filter bed at Streatley STW.  
22/01/24ChiffchaffEmmer Green1T Pointer
10:35
In hedge in back garden. SU717771.  
21/01/24ChiffchaffWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs1J Lerpiniere
15:49
 
21/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley2N J Bucknell
10:30
at Streatley STW.  
20/01/24ChiffchaffShepherd Meadows, Sandhurst12C Williams
15:35
 
20/01/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:45
Please only view from the public footpath.  
20/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley4N J Bucknell
10:20
again feeding on filter bed at Streatley STW.  
19/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley4N J Bucknell
14:20
feeding on filter bed at Streatley STW.  
18/01/24ChiffchaffColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1J M Clark
16:15
calling loudly along footpath by CLN.  
17/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:20
at Streatley Recreation Ground.  
16/01/24ChiffchaffPadworth Lane floods1A B Tomczynski
10:00
 
14/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:00
at Streatley STW.  
14/01/24ChiffchaffLea Farm Lake3M F Walford
13:19
Opposite side of river by Ron's Hide.  
14/01/24ChiffchaffNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1P Kendall
11:00
On river, moving downstream, east of the workmen's bridge. Please only view from the public footpath.  
13/01/24ChiffchaffSaltney Mead1N J Bucknell
10:30
in vegetation by mouth of Sul Brook.  
11/01/24ChiffchaffStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:15
in vegetation by stream parallel to Thames at Streatley Farm.  
09/01/24ChiffchaffEton Wick2B Crathorne
14:00
 
05/01/24ChiffchaffEton Wick3B Crathorne
11:00
 
04/01/24ChiffchaffLangley Mead1R C Price
08:15
With LTT, BT flock.