Monthly Archives: March 2013

Rock pipit: Queen Mother Reservoir, March 7th – 28th

Rock pipit is not particularly scarce but such a bright littoralis ssp is worth a visit There are two littoralis there (one a little more typically confiding) and here’s a link to the “Queen Mum” page on BirdsofBerkshire.co.uk http://www.birdsofberkshire.co.uk/QMR.htm Advertisements

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Whooper swan: Beenham, February 18th – March 28th

Initially found with mutes in a field off the A4 near Padworth this pair have stayed quite faithfully to the same end of a large crop field This centres the Google map of this most common location: http://goo.gl/maps/r1WWj This streetview [http://goo.gl/maps/L1D8z] … Continue reading

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Pink-footed goose: Sheffield Bottom, February 24th – April 10th

A scare winter visitor in Berkshire, this bird was found at  Hosehill LNR. It spends its time in with greylags on the lake or in the fields at Home Farm (just south of the reserve). It also disappears with the … Continue reading

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