Great White Egret

Recent sightings

DateSpeciesSiteCountObserver
02/06/24Great White EgretChamberhouse Marsh1M J Dear
09:05
 
01/06/24Great White EgretLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
flew over behind a Little egret on the bank so I had a direct size comparison. White egret the size of Grey heron. SU776730.  
25/05/24Great White EgretLea Farm Lake1J E Warren
Flew over. White egret size of Grey heron and had feet very long behind tail. SU776730.  
23/05/24Great White EgretSpeen moors1N Cleere
10:00
in breeding plumage, sat in tree. SU450677.  
03/05/24Great White EgretSaltney Mead1A Taylor
17:00
In flooded field on opposite side of Sul brook from Saltney Mead.  
29/04/24Great White EgretSaltney Mead1A Taylor
17:30
In flooded field just east of Sul brook and Saltney Mead.  
13/04/24Great White EgretSaltney Mead1M Winkworth
10:02
Still through the fence to Spring Farm.  
12/04/24Great White EgretSaltney Mead1M Winkworth
10:32
Just through the fence to Spring Farm.  
29/03/24Great White EgretPadworth Lane floods3K E Moore
16:00
in sane field as Little Egrets.All flew West when spooked by a Red Kite. Do not enter the floods. Birds are nesting on them. Keep to the hedge east of the floods.  
18/03/24Great White EgretPadworth Lane floods1R Dawson
11:00
Do not enter the floods. Birds are nesting on them. Keep to the hedge east of the floods.  

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Records

YearDetails
2020Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 18th-23rd December. *
2020Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 2, 2nd-30th December. *
2020Great White Egret, Hurst, 28th November. *
2020Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 19th November to 17th December. *
2020Great White Egret, Battlemead Common, 30th October to 6th November. *
2020Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 3, 30th October to 29th November. *
2020Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 19th October. *
2020Great White Egret, Woolhampton GPs, 2, 17th October to 15th December. *
2020Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 14th October. *
2020Great White Egret, Fleethill Farm, 13th October to 30th December. *
2020Great White Egret, Crookham Common, 15th-16th September. *
2020Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 3, 11th September. *
2020Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 8th July. *
2020Great White Egret, Thatcham Marsh, 2, 28th June. *
2020Great White Egret, Lavell's Lake, 23rd June. *
2020Great White Egret, Great Meadow Pond, two, 31st May to 4th October, two birds 20th September to 4th October. *
2020Great White Egret, Fobney Meadow, 8th-21st April. *
2020Great White Egret, Reading, 7th April. *
2020Great White Egret, Windsor, 26th March. *
2020Great White Egret, Fleethill Farm, 7th January to 20th March. *
2020Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 2nd January to 22nd March. *
2020Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 1st January to 8th February. *
2019Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 6th November to 31st December. (P W Driver)
2019Great White Egret, Bagnor, 1st November. (J Legg, I L G Weston)
2019Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 1st November. (R Marsh)
2019Great White Egret, Calcot, Reading, 28th October. (L G R Evans)
2019Great White Egret, Crookham Common, 22nd October. (P Kendall)
2019Great White Egret, Lea Farm Lake, 15th October. (T A Guyatt)
2019Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 2, 5th October to 29th December.
2019Great White Egret, Thatcham Marsh, 6th September. (J Legg, I L G Weston)
2019Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 3, 22nd August to 11th November. (A B Tomczynski)
2019Great White Egret, Greenham Common, 21st August. (J Legg, I L G Weston, R J Claridge)
2019Great White Egret, East Berks, 11th August to 29th September. (D J Barker)
2019Great White Egret, Woolhampton GPs, 17th July to 3rd August. (P Brant)
2019Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 2, 23rd April. (R. Marsh)
2019Great White Egret, Earley, 17th April. *
2019Great White Egret, Kintbury, 16th April. *
2019Great White Egret, Greenham Common, 6th-7th April. *
2019Great White Egret, Sulhamstead, 19th February. *
2019Great White Egret, Twyford GPs, 2, 19th-25th January, same as Dinton Pastures. (R. Marsh)
2019Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 17th January to 19th February. (A. V. Lawson)
2019Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 2, 6th January to 28th February. (G. Emmett)
2019Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 2nd January to 5th April. (R. J. Godden)
2018Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 7th December. (A B Tomczynski)
2018Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 10th November to 29th December. (J M Clark)
2018Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 6th November. (K E Moore)
2018Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 29th October. (R Marsh, R C Watts)
2018Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 28th October. (C D R Heard)
2018Great White Egret, Thatcham Marsh, 21st October. *
2018Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 3, 11th October. (C D R Heard)
2018Great White Egret, Wraysbury GPs, 1st September. (C Lamsdell)
2018Great White Egret, Dorney Wetlands, 3, 1st September. (D A Carter)
2018Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 2, 25th August to 10th October. (L B Mann)
2018Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 1st July. *
2018Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 14th June. *
2018Great White Egret, Greenham Common, 7th June. (A E D Hickman)
2018Great White Egret, Pingewood GPs, 2nd June. *
2018Great White Egret, Lea Farm Lake, 21st April. (B T Bennett)
2018Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 17th April. (A B Tomczynski)
2018Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 9th April. (F J Cottington, M F Walford)
2018Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 9th April. (A B Tomczynski)
2018Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 8th-12th April. (K E Moore)
2018Great White Egret, Hungerford, 1st April. (J Monkhouse)
2018Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 18th January. (R H Stansfield)
2017Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 14th-15th December. (R. J. Burness)
2017Great White Egret, Jealott's Hill, 5th December. *
2017Great White Egret, Moor Green Lakes, 20th November to 26th December. (R. F. Milligan)
2017Great White Egret, Burghfield GPs, 18th November. *
2017Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 31st October. *
2017Great White Egret, Southcote, Reading, two, 31st October. *
2017Great White Egret, Cock Marsh, 18th October. (A. D. Bassett)
2017Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 15th October. *
2017Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 30th September. *
2017Great White Egret, Wraysbury GPs, 26th August to 1st September. (C. Lamsdell)
2017Great White Egret, Woolhampton GPs, 15th-16th July, Same as Crookham Common/Lower Farm GP. (G. E. Wilson)
2017Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 14th July, Same as Crookham Common. (N. Cleere)
2017Great White Egret, Crookham Common, 13th-14th July, Same as Lower Farm GP. (J. P. Martin)
2016Great White Egret, Horton GPs, 6th October. (C. D. R. Heard)
2016Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, two, 6th October. *
2016Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, adult, 10th August to 14th September. (N. Cleere)
2016Great White Egret, Wraysbury GPs, 10th June. (C. D. R. Heard)
2016Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 23rd April. *
2016Great White Egret, Dinton Pastures CP, 20th January. (F. J. Cottington)
2015Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 21st September, also 28th September. (I. Weston)
2015Great White Egret, Lea Farm Lake, 18th September. (A. Rymer, Bob Bennett)
2015Great White Egret, Dorney Wetlands, 24th April. (C. D. R. Heard)
2015Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 14th March. (C. D. R. Heard)
2015Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 5th-6th January, same as Great Shefford.
2015Great White Egret, Great Shefford, 2nd January. (G. D. Scoley)
2014Great White Egret, Great Shefford, 30th December to 2nd January 2015.
2014Great White Egret, Greenham Common, 12th September, same as Lower Farm GP & Freeman's Marsh. (J Legg)
2014Great White Egret, Lower Farm GP, 3rd September to 6th January 2015, same as Freeman's Marsh. (N. Cleere)
2014Great White Egret, Freeman's Marsh, 23rd July, also 5th August. (R G Smith)
2014Great White Egret, Padworth Lane GP, 27th February. (T. G. Ball, K. E. Moore, R. Righelato)
2013Great White Egret, Lavell's Lake, 21st November. (G. S. Emett)
2013Great White Egret, Wraysbury GPs, 9th November to 16th November 2016. (C. D. R. Heard)
2013Great White Egret, Lea Farm Lake, 5th September. (B.T. Bennett, F. J. Cottington)
2012Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 4th April. (C. D. R. Heard)
2010Great White Egret, Great Shefford, 21st December to 11th January 2011.
2009Great White Egret, Charvil, 3rd-4th December. (Ms H. Keay)
2009Great White Egret, Lea Farm Lake, 5th November. (F. J. Cottington)
2009Great White Egret, Stockcross, 8th February. (S. A. Graham)
2007Great White Egret, Queen Mother Reservoir, 24th December. (C. D. R. Heard)
2004Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 27th April. (T. Barnes)
2003Great White Egret, Theale GPs, 25th February. (R. Addison)