Osprey

Recent sightings of Osprey

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
08/09/21OspreyFleethill Farm1J D Savage
17:30
possibly a juvenile. Flew up from behind trees between the two lakes at the east end of the site. Powerful, lazy flight. Headed east towards Moor Green Lakes. Subsequently no sign of the bird at Moor Green Lakes or Horseshoe Lake. Private site, view only from footpath.  
23/04/21OspreyBinfield1P Mannion
10:00
Probable
Flying SE. (I am going to say probably this species - but a large black and white bird of prey, broad wings, white face and black "eye mask" clearly seen through binoculars; what else could it be?). SU856729.  
17/04/21OspreyNew Town, Reading1S Hughes
14:15
Over heading north. Can't believe I looked up while reading my newspaper in the garden.  
09/04/21OspreyHigh Wood, Earley1D Tainton
12:15
12.15 flew directly overhead stopping occasionally to glide.  
08/04/21OspreyLea Farm Lake1F J Cottington
07:30
Over from SE, then North right over lake at 400ft.  
08/04/21OspreyFobney Meadow1S Robertson
07:15
Possible
very white fronted breast and collar, almost like it is wearing a vest, possible Osprey,.  
27/03/21OspreyJubilee River1P Watts
15:26
Seen flying along the Jubilee River, flying from Berks into Bucks. Seen from the bridge by the wetland area.  
27/03/21OspreyPadworth Common1P Brant
15:03
Watching pool in Hants, Osprey glided in low then slowly drifted into Berkshire towards Padworth lane G P . Good view.  
14/03/21OspreyReading1R Righelato
15:10
Probable
Flying N over Hamilton Road at 15:10. Sadly no binoculars handy.  
19/10/20OspreyArborfield1R Alliss
18:36
Flying south at lunchtime.  

Past records of Osprey

YearDetails
2020Arborfield, 19th October. *
2020Theale GPs, 5th October. *
2020Swallowfield, 30th July. *
2020Kintbury, 15th-18th May. *
2019Theale GPs, 12th September. *
2019Kintbury, 14th April. *
2019Winter Hill, Cookham Dean, 25th March. *
2019Newbury, 8th March. *
2018Dinton Pastures CP, 24th September. *
2018Theale GPs, 27th August. *
2018Freeman's Marsh, 17th May. *
2018Brimpton, 14th May. *
2018Lower Farm GP, 11th May. *
2018Reading, 8th May. *
2018Lower Farm GP, 7th April. *
2017Dinton Pastures CP, 13th September. *
2017Kintbury, 26th June. *
2017Moor Green Lakes, 8th May. *
2017Emmer Green, Reading, 20th April. *
2017Lower Farm GP, 10th April. *
2017Kintbury, 9th April. *
2017Burghfield GPs, 8th April. *
2017Boxford, 1st April. *
<2017Confidential, many records.