Sightings and Photos

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1st June Pied Flycatcher Grimsbury Reservoir...31st May Red-necked Phalarope Port Meadow...21st 2 TEMMINCK'S STINT 20th 4 Little Tern Farmoor Res...13th May...

Monday, 25 June 2018

Standlake Pit 60: 24th June

Standlake Pit 60
Hobby: First for some time. The glut of little egrets and herons continues. Apologies for late post.

Mick Cunningham

Otmoor, Sunday 24th June

(in addition to sightings in AL previous post)

Little egret
Snipe (drumming)
Swift (50+) until 09:00 only

Lesser whitethroat

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Otmoor 24th June

Bittern over Greenaway's
2 Marsh harrier (m+f) (Male at Noke)
Cuckoo 3 (plus possibly the hepatic female)
Lesser Whitethroat

Sent from my iPhone

Cherwell Kingfisher

courtesy of Chris Knight

Yarnton: 23rd June

Little Egret: Flew over house. 10:00.

Nick Suckling

Friday, 22 June 2018

East Hendred 20th June

HOOPOE seen and photographed in private garden in East Hendred on Wednesday afternoon but no sign since.

Thursday, 21 June 2018

: 21st June

Spotted Flycatcher: First sighting for a couple of weeks. SU4388. 12:30.

Leo Bateman

Possible Black Kite Hinksey 21st June

Possible Black Kite seen over A34 between Hinksey and Botley c11:20 then drifted N/W

(per Steve Heath & Steve Hay) 

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Port Meadow: 19th June

Port Meadow
8 Shelduck
3 Oystercatcher
Yellow-legged Gull: 3s.

Adam Hartley

Rushy Common: 19th June

Rushy Common
9 Yellow-legged Gull: various. Ages from 2cy to 4cy with 75 LBBs All on bare area opposite car park.
Little Ringed Plover: Loud anxiety call from bare area opposite car park.

Mick Cunningham

Standlake Pit 60: 19th June

Standlake Pit 60
Common Sandpiper

Mick Cunningham

: 19th June

Old shifford lane
2 Yellow Wagtail: f + 1y. Female turned up at the flash with a youngster in tow ie has bred. SP518008.

Mick Cunningham

Otmoor.A.M. 19th June.

1 Mediterranean Gull (Big Otmoor scrape)
3 Oystercatcher (1 Imm)
Cuckoos (1 Hepatic still)
Bittern Flights
Marsh Harriers Hunting.
Snipe (drumming).