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You searched for all sightings reported between 01/01/2022 and 31/12/2022.

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
26/06/22SparrowhawkNew Town, Reading1S Hughes
13:15
Mobbed by gulls.  
17/06/22SparrowhawkMaidenhead1B Crathorne
13:30
Golf course.  
07/06/22SparrowhawkThames Meadows, Purley1M J Smith
21:00
male. Hunting low over new fish pass Mapledurham lock.  
03/06/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:25
fem. low over the Thames north of village.  
24/05/22SparrowhawkWishmoor Bottom, Swinley Forest2M J Hubbard
18:11
Male soaring, female on a low trajectory into trees. SU875626.  
21/05/22SparrowhawkDorney Wetlands, Jubilee River1K P Duncan
 
17/05/22SparrowhawkTilehurst1G Sumner
16:44
m. Soaring over Dark Lane.  
13/05/22SparrowhawkLower Earley1D J Mills
11:35
fem. flew out from hedge tree whilst watching Swifts.  
12/05/22SparrowhawkAshmore Green1M Stuttard
09:00
In trees at bottom of garden.  
11/05/22SparrowhawkArborfield Garrison1M Scarlett
20:29
Took a small bird from a tree at the front of my house.  
10/05/22SparrowhawkGreen Park1S Robertson
11:23
Being mobbed by a crow then flew over my office.  
08/05/22SparrowhawkJubilee River1B D Clews
11:50
per Alex Hughes.  
06/05/22SparrowhawkTilehurst2G Sumner
14:19
m&f. Male calling to female in flight .  
04/05/22SparrowhawkWraysbury GPs1S Neal
11:28
 
03/05/22SparrowhawkWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs2J Lerpiniere
09:02
One landed on angler's pole then followed another that flew by.  
03/05/22SparrowhawkSulhamstead Abbots1R C Watts
16:45
 
30/04/22SparrowhawkFleethill Farm1J D Savage
13:15
male. Private site, view only from footpath.  
30/04/22SparrowhawkFurze Platt1B Reeve
13:47
Had captured and killed a sparrow in my garden.  
28/04/22SparrowhawkWarfield2R Parsons
10:30
 
21/04/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
Imm. Hunting a Stonechat over the field west of marsh. Nearly caught it.  
21/04/22SparrowhawkArborfield Garrison1M Scarlett
12:16
High over my garden.  
18/04/22SparrowhawkNorth Ascot1S D Abbott
17:00
Over treetops along Sandy Lane. SU905697.  
18/04/22SparrowhawkWhiteknights Park, Reading1S Lynch
12:00
m. Sat in top of tree preening for 45 mins.  
18/04/22SparrowhawkNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
07:25
m. In trees next to BT, being mobbed by Pied Wag. Now perched in top of roundabout trees between BT and Police Station . SU474669. SU473668.  
18/04/22SparrowhawkNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
07:56
m. The adult male seen a few moments ago has now just flown off with a catch into King St back gardens. SU473669.  
18/04/22SparrowhawkNewbury BT Exchange1K G White
06:20
fem. high flyover BT. Mrs N in top girder not concerned. SU473669.  
16/04/22SparrowhawkWelford1J Lerpiniere
18:24
SU432748.  
16/04/22SparrowhawkTilehurst1G Sumner
16:44
male. Soaring. SU660746.  
12/04/22SparrowhawkNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R Dawson
12:15
m. Landed at W end. Mobbed by Lapwings and flew off W about 15 mins later . Please only view from the public footpath.  
12/04/22SparrowhawkSulhamstead1P W Driver
13:10
f. Took one of the feral pigeons at Milehouse Farm.  
10/04/22SparrowhawkTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
10:25
male. Circling low over garden. SU665742.  
09/04/22SparrowhawkWhiteknights Park, Reading2S Lynch
08:45
1m 1f. Over AMS building.  
29/03/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1R C Price
12:30
fem. Flying west over marsh.  
26/03/22SparrowhawkSwinley Forest2C Sawdy
11:00
Displaying. SU866653.  
26/03/22SparrowhawkWinterbourne1B Lyle
15:30
m. followed it in my car for 200 mtrs as it flew along road at a height of 2 feet.  
26/03/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1S A Graham
14:30
m. In dispaly, didn't see the female rpt at the same time.  
25/03/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1R C Price
13:45
Female. Hunting over marsh. Near misses with Teal and Lapwing.  
25/03/22SparrowhawkEton Wick1K Rhodes
11:18
f. Took a starling from the feeders , plucked and eaten leaving a few feathers and a beak.  
23/03/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow2R C Price
11:00
Male and female separately.  
23/03/22SparrowhawkEmmbrook1P O'Neill
15:30
Being hassled by a brave Pied wagtail. SU803700.  
23/03/22SparrowhawkMaidenhead1B Crathorne
15:30
Over the golf course.  
21/03/22SparrowhawkThames Valley Business Park1M J Mitchell
07:45
 
21/03/22SparrowhawkEmmbrook1P O'Neill
08:30
Flying S>N over Queens Road.  
20/03/22SparrowhawkWildmoor Heath Nature Reserve1S Robertson
16:27
Soaring over being mobbed by a crow.  
20/03/22SparrowhawkReading1R C Price
08:56
Soaring high over Duke Street.  
18/03/22SparrowhawkReading1S Hughes
10:05
Over Cemetery Junction.  
17/03/22SparrowhawkEast Garston Down1D Cleal
12:00
fem. Top of School Lane, chasing a Skylark, then being mobbed by Rooks.  
17/03/22SparrowhawkLower Earley1S Hughes
15:30
 
17/03/22SparrowhawkLower Farm GP1M Stuttard
17:15
m. Alighted in Oak tree just as I was leaving the car park.  
17/03/22SparrowhawkGreen Park1S Robertson
10:34
Soaring over head.  
13/03/22SparrowhawkWoose Hill1P Bright-Thomas
18:00
Low over garden.  
13/03/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:00
fem. at Cleeve Court.  
05/03/22SparrowhawkBurchett's Green1B D Clews
09:25
male. on garden fence, per Sharon Green. SU840815.  
11/03/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
09:30
fem. over Streatley STW.  
06/03/22SparrowhawkBasingstoke Road1P Balasubramanian
16:00
m. On the black poplar tree behind the house. SU717711.  
05/03/22SparrowhawkOckwells Park, Cox Green1N Bell
08:25
male. Hunting in back garden. SU876791.  
05/03/22SparrowhawkCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
09:00
very scruffy male photographed in Whyteladyes Lane by Christine Doyle.  
05/03/22SparrowhawkCox Green, Maidenhead1B D Clews
09:00
Male photographed on Cox Green patio, per Nick Bell.  
05/03/22SparrowhawkCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
11:40
large female in unsuccessful dive at feeders. Sparrows still in hiding 25 minutes afterwards. .  
04/03/22SparrowhawkSandhurst1R J Godden
10:00
m. Flew rapidly through garden.  
01/03/22SparrowhawkMoss End1L R Blundell
16:50
Flew past my ear while filling bird feeders.  
28/02/22SparrowhawkPadworth Lane GP1K E Moore
13:30
male.  
27/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
16:45
fem. flying south towards Swan Hotel over water east of STW.  
27/02/22SparrowhawkHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1C McEwan
14:30
Soaring above the feeding station. SU6469.  
26/02/22SparrowhawkSwallowfield Park1J Taylor
17:48
 
25/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:15
fem. flying across Thames near Cleeve Lock.  
22/02/22SparrowhawkPurley on Thames, Reading1D Massie
09:30
f.  
22/02/22SparrowhawkColebrook Lake, Moor Green Lakes1M Kalveitis
16:37
Flew low past hide.  
16/02/22SparrowhawkTilehurst1J Lerpiniere
09:59
male. Chased sparrow around garden. SU665742.  
14/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:30
fem. circling high over with 10 Red Kites, then descending.  
14/02/22SparrowhawkLavell's Lake, Dinton Pastures CP1R Marsh
09:50
f. Photo uploaded.  
13/02/22SparrowhawkWellington College1D Sussex
07:03
f.  
13/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:15
male. at Recreation ground.  
12/02/22SparrowhawkStratfield Mortimer1P W Driver
16:15
f.  
11/02/22SparrowhawkTilehurst1M J Smith
14:25
fem. Flying at head height along Thames path behind Tilehurst station.  
11/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
11:30
fem. sharing a thermal with a Buzzard over Cleeve Court.  
11/02/22SparrowhawkShurlock Row1R Alliss
11:10
f. Failed attempt at our feeders.  
10/02/22SparrowhawkHosehill Lake, Theale GPs1B Crathorne
14:00
 
08/02/22SparrowhawkManders Lane Furze Platt1D Fuller
20:09
ad fem. hunting over fields north of north of Manders lane Also circa 20 Linnet feeding on Sunflower heads. SU876835.  
08/02/22SparrowhawkBattlemead Common1D Fuller
20:07
ad fem. hunting over East field. SU904840.  
08/02/22SparrowhawkCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
16:15
female swooped on Broomhill House Sparrows but no success, per Hazel Clews.  
04/02/22SparrowhawkCox Green, Maidenhead1N Bell
15:50
fem. Attempted to catch woodpigeon in our back garden. The woodpigeon escaped. SU876791.  
05/02/22SparrowhawkGreenham Common1N Truby
10:28
Male. Please keep to the main paths.  
05/02/22SparrowhawkMill Pond, Bracknell1K P Duncan
 
05/02/22SparrowhawkBury Down1R J Godden
15:30
m. Flying low and very slowly like a harrier, helped by the strong wind. Please be aware that there has been a spate of car break-ins at the car park on the ridgeway at Bury Down recently.  
04/02/22SparrowhawkWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
10:30
Over middle lake.  
03/02/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
10:15
male. taking something (victim not seen) in vegetation behind our house at Cleeve Court.  
02/02/22SparrowhawkNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
11:00
Please only view from the public footpath.  
29/01/22SparrowhawkUpper Basildon1N J Bucknell
16:25
male. at Lower Bowden. No sign of Bramblings today.  
29/01/22SparrowhawkEmmer Green1T Pointer
10:31
Back garden. SU717771.  
27/01/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
13:15
fem. at Cleeve Court.  
27/01/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1R C Price
13:30
Female. Hunting along tree line at back of marsh.  
27/01/22SparrowhawkShurlock Row1R Alliss
14:36
female making 2 unsuccessful attacks on our feeders.  
24/01/22SparrowhawkPaices Wood1J Lerpiniere
15:16
SU583635.  
23/01/22SparrowhawkBury Down1P W Driver
15:00
f. On NDOC walk. Please be aware that there has been a spate of car break-ins at the car park on the ridgeway at Bury Down recently.  
20/01/22SparrowhawkFobney Meadow1R C Price
09:45
f. In trees south side of dsmntld rlwy.  
18/01/22SparrowhawkWigmore Lane GP, Theale GPs1J Lerpiniere
15:28
Over Osier Lake. SU636702.  
17/01/22SparrowhawkCrowthorne1P J Crowley
11:30
f. Sat for 15 minutes in neighbour's oak tree in the sunshine. Brown upperparts with distinctive white patches, probably a first winter bird. Two fly throughs in last 10 days from presumably the same bird.  
16/01/22SparrowhawkEmmer Green1T Pointer
14:13
Back garden. Suddenly all the pigeons fled as sparrowhawk landed on garden fence. One pigeon flew into living room window and killed itself but sparrowhawk hasn't taken it. SU717771.  
16/01/22SparrowhawkWoolhampton GPs1M J Mitchell
10:00
f.  
15/01/22SparrowhawkThatcham1R Keel
08:30
Male. Sat on garden fence for ten minutes. SU503674.  
12/01/22SparrowhawkBurnthouse Lane GP (S), Pingewood GPs1P W Driver
10:00
m. Please only view from the public footpath.  
11/01/22SparrowhawkCookham Rise, Maidenhead1B D Clews
13:30
female swooped on Blackbird beneath our garden feeders (Broomhill), but missed on this occasion. .  
09/01/22SparrowhawkFarley Hill1J Taylor
 
08/01/22SparrowhawkWhiteknights Lake, Reading1S Lynch
15:19
f. SU739723.  
08/01/22SparrowhawkWokingham1S Stevenson
09:05
Circling high over Wokingham Town centre. SU811685.  
07/01/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
14:50
male. at Streatley Farm.  
06/01/22SparrowhawkNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:30
m. By East Fen. Please only view from the public footpath.  
06/01/22SparrowhawkSulhamstead1P Hickman
10:12
Unsuccessful visit to feeders in back garden.  
05/01/22SparrowhawkStreatley1N J Bucknell
15:45
male. over Thames north of village.  
05/01/22SparrowhawkMaidenhead1B Crathorne
15:00
On the golf course.  
01/01/22SparrowhawkCrowthorne Road, Bracknell1J E Warren
Flew over. SU860679.  
01/01/22SparrowhawkNew workings, Moor Green Lakes1R J Godden
10:00
Please only view from the public footpath.