Mike Smith

Location: Purley on Thames

Email: msmith8741@gmail.com

Recent sightings reported by Mike Smith

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
15/08/21ROSE-COLOURED STARLINGReading1M J Smith
17:03
Possible
juv. Reported today by Lyn Mansfield on the Berkshire Birds Facebook group, pictures on there to confirm. Private site location, grid reference not accurate but used to enter this sighting. SU712734.  
10/08/21RavenThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
11:30
Cronking from the ground?, couldn’t see it flying around, from field between Purley allotments and the River Thames.  
07/06/21BlackcapPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
11:39
male continuing to sing, no sign of family yet.  
07/06/21ChiffchaffPurley on Thames, Reading1M J Smith
11:39
male continuing to sing in garden, no sign of family yet.  
17/05/21YellowhammerThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
17:39
male. First for a while on Springs Farm, western boundary along Sulbrook., not the 7 I used to get here!  
04/05/21Sedge WarblerThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
12:10
In bramble patches along Sulbrook.  
04/05/21Reed BuntingThames Meadows, Purley3M J Smith
12:10
Singing makes between Mapledurham and Sulbrook.  
04/05/21CormorantThames Meadows, Purley9M J Smith
12:10
Highest number for a while, singleton at Lock then 4 preening in tree and 2 pairs fishing underneath at same time.  
04/05/21Common TernThames Meadows, Purley2M J Smith
12:10
Pair at Mapledurham lock before flying West towards Pangbourne,.  
21/04/21BuzzardThames Meadows, Purley5M J Smith
18:00
5 buzzard and 17 Red Kites spiralling over Mapledurham lock......too much for the local crows to cope with!  

Recent photos by Mike Smith

Blue Tit
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Pheasant
Pheasant
Nuthatch
Swift
Robin
Blackcap
Blackcap
Yellowhammer
Blackcap
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Blackcap