Red-throated Diver

Recent sightings of Red-throated Diver

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
05/05/17Red-throated DiverMain Pit, Theale GPs1R H Stansfield
15:00
ad/w. Still present at 16:15 when I left site. First record in Berkshire for four years. Found by KEM from spit at western end of lake.  
05/05/17Red-throated DiverMain Pit, Theale GPs1R H Stansfield
14:30
ad winter. Found by KEM, best viewed from canal side. Now confirmed.  
05/05/17Red-throated DiverMain Pit, Theale GPs1R H Stansfield
14:15
Probable
Found by KEM , best veiwed from canal side.  
05/05/17Red-throated DiverMain Pit, Theale GPs1K E Moore
13:45
imm/non-breeding. looking from spit, across to buoys C /9/10, a diver sp.seen.Finally established to be Red-Throated , once we had gone round to canal-side/pillbox area. Thanks to RHS and BTB.  
15/11/13Red-throated DiverMain Pit, Theale GPs1R J Burness
11:00
Possible
I saw a bird dive in the southeast corner that I thought was an RTD but couldn't relocate it again.  
27/04/13Red-throated DiverQueen Mother Reservoir1M F Walford
Found by CDRH (per DJB). Permit holders only.  
26/12/06Red-throated DiverQueen Mother Reservoir1M F Walford
birdguides.com. Permit holders only.  
27/02/03Red-throated DiverHorton GPs1R Innes
10:30
On the working gravel-pit with the big crane just north of the railway.  
26/02/03Red-throated DiverWraysbury GPs1R Crawford
 
23/02/03Red-throated DiverVillage Pit, Wraysbury GPs1R Innes
11:15
Seen at both the north and south ends of the lake.  

Past records of Red-throated Diver

YearDetails
2019Queen Mother Reservoir, winter-plumage adult, 18th February. *
2017Theale GPs, 5th May. *
2012Queen Mother Reservoir, 10th December to 28th May 2013, seen intermitently.
2006Queen Mother Reservoir, adult, 23rd-26th December.
2005Cock Marsh, 27th November, Crossed into Berkshire when leaving Little Marlow GP (Bucks).
2003Wraysbury GPs, 14th-27th February, same as QMR.
2003Queen Mother Reservoir, 10th-22nd February.
2001Queen Mother Reservoir, 19th November to 6th December.
<2000Confidential.