Merlin

Recent sightings of Merlin

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
03/04/22MerlinInkpen Hill1A B Merrick
08:30
male. watched for approx. 40 minutes, initially perched in an exposed situation in dead tree along northern boundary of the hill before flying to a less exposed tree along same line. Sometimes preening but mostly seemed to be just soaking up the rays. Some phonescoped video taken.  

Past records of Merlin

YearDetails
2021Roden Downs, 20th November. *
2021Woolley Down, 14th November. *
2021Cow Down, West Ilsley, 2nd November. *
2021Compton Downs, 29th August. *
2021Queen Mother Reservoir, 19th August. *
2021Streatley, 13th February. *
2020Woolley Down, 19th December. *
2020Cox Green, Maidenhead, 12th December. *
2020Sandhurst GPs, 10th December. *
2020Theale, 5th December. *
2020Frost Folly, 5th December. *
2020South Fawley, 4th November. *
2020Englefield, 25th October. *
2020Cow Down, West Ilsley, 20th September. *
2020Lavell's Lake, 8th August. *
2020Burghfield, 14th March. *
2020Compton Downs, 1st March. *
2020Streatley, 4th February. *
2020Bury Down, 29th January. *
2020Great Shefford, 17th January. *
2020Compton Downs, 4th January. *
2020Aldworth, 2nd January. *
2019Aldworth, 2, 30th December. *
2019Woolley Down, 29th December. *
2019Roden Downs, 23rd December. *
2019Parkfarm Down, Upper Lambourn, 18th December. *
2019Bury Down, 18th December. *
2019Walbury Hill, 21st October. *
2019Reading, 21st October. *
2019Queen Mother Reservoir, 9th October. *
2019Marsh Benham, 10th April. *
2019Brimpton GP, male, 18th March. *
2019Berkshire Downs at Aldworth, 15th February. *
2019Englefield, 27th January. *
2018Eastbury, 31st December. *
2018Roden Downs, 2nd November. *
2018Weathercock Hill, 5th October. *
2018Wargrave, 18th February. *
2018M4 J8/9, 9th February. *
2018Cow Down, West Ilsley, 10th-25th January. *
2017Bury Down, 7th December. *
2017Stanmore, 3rd December. *
2017Cold Harbour, Knowl Hill, 6th November. *
2017Winnersh, 2nd November. *
2017Remenham Hill, 2nd November. *
2017Streatley, 22nd October. *
2017Lower Farm GP, 5th-7th October. *
2017Queen Mother Reservoir, female/juvenile, 21st September. *
2017Sandford Farm, 24th May. *
2017Combe, 8th April. *
2017Queen Mother Reservoir, 22nd March. *
2017Queen Mother Reservoir, 2nd March. *
2017Lower Farm GP, 2nd March. *
2017Lambourn, 9th February. *
2017Cow Down, West Ilsley, 6th February. *
2017Lilley, 28th January. *
2017Lambourn, 18th January. *
2017Bury Down, 17th January. *
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