Berkshire bird news

Sunday 23rd June 2024

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
23/06/24Yellow WagtailWellbottom Down1N J Bucknell
12:05
male. in edge of wheatfield between the gallops, on Seven Barrows side, calling.  
23/06/24Meadow PipitWellbottom Down3N J Bucknell
2 on fence on north (county boundary) side, 11-30; one singing & display flight in middle of gallops at top of hill, 11-40.  
23/06/24Corn BuntingWellbottom Down8N J Bucknell
of which 6 were singing birds.  
23/06/24Corn BuntingSeven Barrows3N J Bucknell
singing birds.  
23/06/24RavenSulhamstead1P Hickman
12:35
Near Shortheath Lane. Vocal.  
23/06/24SwiftColey Park, Reading3S A Graham
11:00
Norfolk Rd - previous nest site, bird screaming low over rooftops.  
23/06/24HobbyEmmer Green1A B Tomczynski
12:13
Flying high over garden being chased by swallows.  
23/06/24NightingaleHosehill Lake, Theale GPs2S Watcham
12:02
 
23/06/24SwiftLower Earley7D J Mills
10:00
7 at start & finish ,.  
23/06/24Red-legged PartridgeAldermaston1R Crawford
07:05
 
23/06/24CuckooBrimpton1R Crawford
06:45
Calling.  
23/06/24Grey HeronBucklebury19R Crawford
04:35
Mix of adults and juveniles on flooded field.  
23/06/24NightjarBucklebury Common4R Crawford
03:50
Lots of activity - churring, calling, wing clapping, fly-bys - all activity ceased at 04.20. Possibly five birds present.  
23/06/24WoodcockBucklebury Common1R Crawford
03:50
 
23/06/24Tawny OwlBucklebury Common3R Crawford
03:50
Calling; one nearby, two distant.  
23/06/24Reed WarblerWhiteknights Lake, Reading1P Doctor
07:50
Singing at bottom of lake in reeds.