Maiden Erlegh Lake, Reading

Grid Reference: SU7471

Recent sightings

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
17/05/24Mute SwanMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading1L Garner-Langham
11:30
f on nest with juv. Female has finally had some young but couldn't get a good enough view to see how many.  
14/05/24Great Crested GrebeMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading4L Garner-Langham
14:30
m,f, 2 chicks. Both Grebes keeping close to the island. Male feeding fish to the 2 chicks which did venture briefly into the water.  
14/05/24GoldcrestMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading1S Lynch
07:00
Lower wood.  
11/05/24Great Crested GrebeMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading4S Lynch
16:00
2 adults with 2 chicks.  
08/05/24Tufted DuckMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading3S Lynch
08:30
2m1f. 1 m trying to drive the other male away from the female.  
04/05/24Grey HeronMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading2S Lynch
15:00
2 Chicks had fledged although they keep returning to the nest.  
28/04/24Tawny OwlMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading1L Garner-Langham
16:00
Being mobbed by magpies, crows and jackdaws after the nesting box appeared to have fallen off the trunk and become wedged upside down on a slightly lower branch. I only saw one of the owls so don't know what has happened to the second.  
20/04/24Greylag GooseMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading2S Lynch
08:30
 
10/04/24Grey HeronMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading3S Lynch
08:30
1 adult, 2 chicks on nest.  
10/04/24BuzzardMaiden Erlegh Lake, Reading2S Lynch
08:30