Berkshire Bird News

Sunday 22nd May 2022

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
22/05/22NightjarPadworth Common1P Hickman
21:42
Churring near the main road.  
22/05/22Tawny OwlPadworth Common1P Hickman
21:43
Calling. Probably two.  
22/05/22CuckooPadworth Common1P Hickman
21:43
Still calling.  
22/05/22WoodcockPadworth Common1P Hickman
21:26
Seen twice.  
22/05/22Ringed PloverEast Fen, Moor Green Lakes1M Cooper
20:00
Please only view from the public bridleway.  
22/05/22CuckooGreen Park1S Lynch
19:10
Seen and heard.  
22/05/22SwiftLower Earley13D J Mills
18:45
at least over usual estate - watched for 20 more mins & had slowly dwindled to 5 - leaving in all directions.  
22/05/22KingfisherBray Lake, Bray GPs1M Coon
14:25
Flew across BBOWT reserve pond into the corner, then presumably same bird on reciprocal course a minute or two later. Often seen this over the years and wondered where they are going!  
22/05/22Great Spotted WoodpeckerSulham2G Sumner
17:03
2. Adult feeding juvenile. SU653747.  
22/05/22YellowhammerMembury1J Lerpiniere
16:13
Singing. SU3076.  
22/05/22RavenCleeve Hill, Lambourn Woodlands1J Lerpiniere
16:13
SU3376.  
22/05/22KestrelShefford Woodlands1J Lerpiniere
16:13
male. SU3673.  
22/05/22SwiftLower Earley3D J Mills
15:50
briefly feeding high & low above & around back garden.  
22/05/22CuckooLea Farm Lake2F J Cottington
11:00
Vocal.  
22/05/22Common TernLea Farm Lake35F J Cottington
11:00
Good numbers now, double figures settling into nesting, with raft being deployed the chances of great success are high.  
22/05/22Pied WagtailSulhamstead3P Hickman
14:10
Adult feeding two young on front lawn.  
22/05/22Yellow WagtailChurn Farm (Oxon)1N J Bucknell
11:50
male. by concrete road.  
22/05/22Corn BuntingChurn Farm (Oxon)8N J Bucknell
 
22/05/22Corn BuntingRoden Downs1N J Bucknell
11:00
singing near Ridgeway.  
22/05/22Yellow WagtailCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
12:00
fem. on manure heap by track to Churn Road, Compton.  
22/05/22WheatearCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:40
fem. on "patch" south of Ridgeway.  
22/05/22StonechatCompton Downs1N J Bucknell
10:30
male. by track to East Ilsley.  
22/05/22Corn BuntingCompton Downs9N J Bucknell
 
22/05/22Lesser WhitethroatCrookham Common1M J Mitchell
11:48
Singing from birch in scrub. SU518643. Please keep to the main paths.  
22/05/22NightingaleMain Pit, Theale GPs1S A Graham
09:00
In song in scrub between the entrances to the Sheffield Bottom car park and the sailing club.  
22/05/22Canada GooseTheale Lakes Business Park11S A Graham
09:00
11. Broods of 6 and 5 on the embankment.  
22/05/22Canada GooseHosehill Lake, Theale GPs12S A Graham
09:00
12 juv. Creche in the horse paddocks.  
22/05/22Marsh TitHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1S A Graham
09:00
Briefly at the derilict feeding station.  
22/05/22CuckooWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
08:45
Heard from main lake.