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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Otmoor.A.M. 23rd October.

1 Marsh Harrier
1 Peregrine
2 Water Rail (h)
7 Snipe
1 Kingfisher
2 Raven
C. 100 Golden Plover
2 Stonechat.

Garsington: 23rd October

5 Grey Partridge

Stephen Lockey

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Grimsbury Reservoir: 22nd October

Grimsbury Reservoir
Mediterranean Gull: 1w. with c.300 Black Headed Gull.

John Friendship-Taylor

Otmoor. Morning. 22nd October.

Peregrine.  Big Otmoor.
Marsh Harrier.  Over reedbeds.
Snipe.  3.
Stonechat.  3.
Cetti's Warbler.  Before second screen.

Per.  P.G.  T.S.

Otmoor: RSPB reserve: 22nd October

Otmoor: RSPB reserve

RSPB Otmoor

Farmoor 22nd October

Bewick's Swan 2 flew west over car park c09:45 (per Dai & Dave Daniels)

Red-necked Grebe still

Sent from my iPhone

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Middleton Cheney: 21st October

Middleton Cheney
Probable Hawfinch: Flew along line of hedge along footpath towards Warkworth.

Michael Hunt

Monday, 20 October 2014

20th October Rushey Common

Barn Owl
Common Gull
Greater Black Backed Gull
late afternoon
Keith Clack

Otmoor. Evening. 20th. October.

Marsh Harrier at Starling roost.

Grey Heron.
Starling roost.  15,000 approx.   Good display.
Pied Wagtail.    150. approx also roosting in reedbed.
Marsh Harrier.
Water rail.
Stonechat.   9. on path to second screen.

Supper time.
Per. R.L.  T.S.

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Wytham Wood: 19th October

19th October

Wytham Wood

15th October

Tackley: Sturdy's Castle
Barn Owl

Nick Suckling

19th October Oxford

2 Ravens by St. Mary's Church in central Oxford this morning

per Liam Langley

Farmoor Oct 19th (08;15-11:30)

Garden Warbler - 1
Blackcap - 2 (male and female)
Chiffchaff - 4
Stonechat - 1 male
Rock Pipit - 1
Red Necked Grebe - 1 (NW corner of F1)
Jack Snipe - 1
Shoveler - female on F1

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Otmoor 18th Early Morning

Marsh Harrier 1
Cetti's Warbler (h) at second screen
Golden Plover

Marsh Harrier picture
courtesy of John Reynolds.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Abingdon: Abingdon Bridge: 17th October

Abingdon: Abingdon Bridge
Peregrine: Flew over going south.

Jonathan Mercer

Otmoor.A.M. 17th October.

1 Marsh Harrier (F)
1 Kingfisher
300+ Golden Plover
1 Cettis Calling 2nd screen
1 Cettis calling by W. Hide (per C.W.)
C. 120 Wigeon

Per P.R. R&L E. C.W. P.G.

Farmoor 17th October

Red-necked Grebe courtesy of Jon Mercer

Red-necked Grebe
Rock Pipit 2+
Stonechat 2

(per Dai)

4 Meadow Pipits

Liam Langley