Monthly Archives: November 2011

Bearded tit: Lavells, Oct 15th – Dec 2nd still

Bearded tit is a scarce visitor to Berks. First reported on Oct 21st (3 birds) a single male has been seen off and on since. It was ringed behind the northern shore of the lake on 15th Nov. It’s been … Continue reading

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Slavonian grebe: QMR & Theale Main pit – Nov 9th

Slav grebes at QMR tend to stay quite close in so should be a better bet if you want decent views. Both birds were reported in the morning. QMR isn’t that busy mid-week so there should be a reasonable chance … Continue reading

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Purple sand QMR Nov 8th

Another great Autumn bird at QMR. News of this bird came out around 10am. A scare visitor, this bird didn’t seem to hang around very long and wasn’t reported after 10:30 … Site guide You really need a permit from … Continue reading

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Snow bunting at QMR – 9th to 24th December still

Mike McKee found a female which has been resident between the car park and the pier and will show down to 25-30 feet You should join the BOC to get a permit to have access to the site QMR site … Continue reading

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Ferruginous duck: Oct 1st – Dec 2nd still

Ian Paine found a 1st winter male at Dinton Pastures on October 1st Click here for a link to the site guide Update The bird is now spending its time on White Swan lake – at The south end (and … Continue reading

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Slav grebe at Moor Green Nov 3rd

Slavonian grebe was reported from the hide at CLN Here’s the link to the Moor Green site info: Moor green site info Click here for info on Slav grebes in the county

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Scaup at Theale Nov 1st 2011

Reported at Main pit A large stretch of water and birds are rarely close See the link: http://www.birdsofberkshire.co.uk/Theale.htm Then click the More info button

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