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

09/03/22MerlinFyfield Wick1J Cleeter
male. In from West a bit higher than previous. Flying at full tilt wings in tight with short clusters of wing beats until it caught up with the Greenfinch flock before breaking right and lost to view. Spectacular!  
13/02/22MerlinNew Marston: New Marston Meadows1B Sheldon
male. First seen 0745 approaching from SE; crossed field to south of cycle path meadow in full hunting mode. Seen again at 0900 flying W-E across flooded field at c. SP521072. An adult Peregrine inbetween these sightings made for a falcon-heavy morning. Tom Evans, Steve Jennings & Ben Sheldon. SP523070.  
07/02/22MerlinEast Hendred: East Hendred Downs1M Merritt
21/01/22MerlinOtmoor: RSPB reserve1C W Oram
On fencepost on Greenaways.  
18/01/22MerlinLambourn: Red Barn1J Cleeter
fem. Sitting on small tree then attacked a small flock of yellowhammer.  
18/01/22MerlinSeven Barrows1J Cleeter
fem. Flew from roadside Bush low & fast across field towards Ridgeway.  
12/01/22MerlinFyfield Wick1J Cleeter
fem. In from the west to attack Greenfinch flock above roost, singled 1 bird out and then carried on at full speed in a straight chase before being lost to view.  
03/01/22MerlinCogges1M Cunningham
Seen as I was en route from Dix to Rushy common. It was perched at roadside. Flew off across fields.  
02/01/22MerlinWest Ginge: West Ginge Down1M Merritt
fem or imm, too distant to be certain. Phonescope video & images taken.