Red-footed Falcon

Recent sightings of Red-footed Falcon

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
26/09/15RED-FOOTED FALCONSwinley Forest1C Gent
10:30
Probable
juv. circling and calling above a previous hobby nesting area. Very obvious white head drew attention. Strongly barred tail with wider terminal bar. streaked breast (lighter than hobby) no blue, but overall brown appearance.  
06/05/14RED-FOOTED FALCONSummerleaze GP1M F Walford
16:03
Negative news
fem. No sign (per FJC).  
06/05/14RED-FOOTED FALCONSummerleaze GP1M F Walford
fem. Seen by CDRH along with a Hobby (per FJC).  
13/06/12RED-FOOTED FALCONBrimpton GP1M F Walford
16:37
Probable
At Shalford lakes but not yet relocated (per Peter Hutchins).  
22/05/12RED-FOOTED FALCONDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1P E Hutchins
17:30
No sign between 14:56 and this time - reported at three different sites at c.14:15 / 14:30 including over the A3026 car park before heading off east.  
28/06/09RED-FOOTED FALCONWoolhampton GPs1M F Walford
21:00
male. flew over the river between the pits and the village (birdguides.com).  
07/06/08RED-FOOTED FALCONWoolhampton GPs1K E Moore
14:50
1s fem. seen 3 times ,over 15 minute period .  
05/06/08RED-FOOTED FALCONWoolhampton GPs1R C Watts
12:50
 
05/06/08RED-FOOTED FALCONWoolhampton GPs1L R Blundell
11:30
 
04/06/08RED-FOOTED FALCONWoolhampton GPs1P Bysh
12:30
in with the flock of hobbies at the west end of the main lake. PLEASE NOTE the flooding on the footpaths is up to a foot deep - take wellies!  

Past records of Red-footed Falcon

YearDetails
2014Summerleaze GP, fem, 6th May.
2008Colnbrook, female, 31st May.
2008Woolhampton GPs, first-summer male and female, 30th-31st May, male remaining until 5th June then female seen again on 7th June.
2006Moor Green Lakes, juvenile female, 8th-19th July.
2003Pingewood GPs, first-summer male, 4th-9th July.
1999Horton GPs, first-summer male, 11th-14th June.
1992Dinton Pastures CP, first-summer male, 3rd June.
1989Mortimer, male, 4th June.
1973Bracknell, female, 27th September.
1973Earley, female, 6th June.