White Stork

Recent sightings of White Stork

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
25/04/22WHITE STORKOARE - Oarborough lane just N of M$1D J Mills
13:15
Possible
"POSSIBLE only seen very briefly from car passenger seat heading Ebnd towards Theale ** Revised location after rechecking landmarks today -100% sure of Grid ref :- dropping down hedge height landing behind hedge , large bird with jet black wings and upright white head roughly on north side of carriageway - can't think of what else it might be. SU503742.  
23/04/22WHITE STORKBottom Lane Floods (N), Theale GPs1S A Graham
09:25
Escape
Initially grazing field to west of weir but flighted west and just about to retrace my steps - no obvious rings but presumably rewilding bird.  
21/04/22WHITE STORKFleethill Farm1J D Savage
15:21
Flew at a little over tree height in a southeastward direction over the lake nearest the water treatment works, chased by a gull. Disappeared behind trees as it flew over the WTW, then reappeared soaring in circles, drifting slowly south. Photograph provided. Private site, view only from footpath.  
17/04/22WHITE STORKMoss End2L R Blundell
09:59
Heading N towards Maidenhead.  

Past records of White Stork

YearDetails
2021Pangbourne STW, 22nd April. *
2020Midgham, 14th July to 24th August. *
2020Cookham, 3rd June. *
2020Fobney Meadow, 2, 19th-20th May. *
2020Newbury, 24th April. *
2020Moss End, 23rd April. *
2020Beale Park, Lower Basildon, 16th March. *
2020Moor Green Lakes, 16th March. *
2019Greenham Common, 2, 7th May. *
2019Thatcham Marsh, 8th April. *
2019Reading, 21st March. *
2019Beale Park, Lower Basildon, 17th January, same as Knowl Hill. *
2019Knowl Hill, 15th January. *
2014Burghfield GPs, 14th September.
2014Enborne, 15th June.
2014Swallowfield, 24th April to 2nd May.
2004Bray, first-summer, 31st March to 1st April, flying over the M4 then seen flying over several sites in the Windsor area.
2000Englefield, 22nd May.
1996[Jealott's Hill, 18th September.]
1990[Thatcham, two, 24th August.]
1978[Reading, adult, 8th-10th August.]
1975Walbury Hill, 16th March.
1968Ham Island, 2nd November.

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