BERK­SHIRE

Bird Watching (UK) - - Uk Bird Sightings -

HIGH­LIGHTS: Queen Mother Reser­voir logged a Leach’s Pe­trel (10th-11th), Sabine’s Gull (20th) and Pec­toral Sand­piper (from 29th).

DINTON PAS­TURES CP: There were 10 Pin­tails, a Gar­ganey (18th-29th), Water Rail (14th), Lit­tle Ringed Plover (5th-7th), Lit­tle Stint (8th) and two Red­starts (5th-7th).

LOWER FARM GP: A Great White Egret (3rd-14th), Green­shank (3rd-16th), Wood Sand­piper (24th), three Sand­wich Terns (14th) and a White Wag­tail (26th) were the pick.

MOOR GREEN LAKES: High­lights in­cluded three Lit­tle Stints (1st-9th), a Curlew Sand­piper (11th-17th), Ruff (13th-15th), two Black-tailed God­wits (16th), a Green­shank (13th-16th) and White Wag­tail (28th-30th).

QUEEN MOTHER RESER­VOIR: Two Avo­cets (14th), a Knot (10th), Turn­stone (26th), 25 Arc­tic Terns (5th) and two White Wag­tails (29th) were noted.

THEALE GP: There was a Gar­ganey (7th-11th), with two (25th), three Green­shanks (4th-13th) and a Sand­wich Tern (8th), with a flock of 12 (16th).

OTHER SITES: A Gar­ganey was at Fob­ney Meadow (9th). A Marsh Har­rier was at En­gle­field (6th-7th). An Osprey flew over Kint­bury (26th). Ruff were at En­gle­field (25th) and Eton Wick (25th). A Lit­tle Stint was at Eton Wick (11th-12th) and a Green­shank at Fleethill Farm, Fin­champ­stead (4th). A Lit­tle Gull was at Streat­ley (25th). A Red­start was at Green­ham Com­mon (13th). A Firecrest was at Whiteknights Park, Read­ing (18th). Marek Wal­ford (www.berks­birds.co.uk)

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