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Monday, 16 July 2018

Grimsbury Reservoir 16th July

Courtesy of John Friendship-Taylor

Mandarin Duck (eclipse male) 19:00
prest since the 2nd.

(per Colin Wilkinson et al)

Otmoor 16th July

In addition to earlier report:

At least 2 Hobbies over Greenaways
Common sandpiper on the tern raft

Otmoor.A.M. 16th July.

6 Marsh Harrier (4 juvs seen at the same time)
2 Raven (over)
1 Bittern.

Sunday, 15 July 2018

Blenheim: Blenheim Lake: 15th July

Common Sandpiper 2
Little Egret 8

Bar-headed Goose
7 White-fronted Goose: Feral flock with Bar-headed Geese.
20 Sand Martin: At leasst 10 active nests on Grand Bridge.

Bob Pomfret

The Oxford Canal, Heyford to Somerton, 15th July

Corn Bunting 4

Marsh Tit 2

Little Egret

Swift 20+

Old Caley's Diary

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Friday, 13 July 2018

Port Meadow: 13th July

13th July

Port Meadow
Probable 3 Skylark: At least three Skylark seen, in song and flight towards the northern end of the meadow.
Skylark 17:18.
Skylark 17:18.

Matthew Doorly

Harwell Laboratory: 13th July

Harwell Laboratory
Peregrine: prob. ad male. High to SW.

Mark Merritt

Stratfield Brake 13th of July

3 Little Egret
Black-tailed Godwit still present 13:50 (Badger)
Common Tern
Cetti's Warbler
Reed Warbler
Sedge Warbler

Balscote: Balscote Quarry: 13th July

Balscote: Balscote Quarry
Reed Warbler: Heard and seen. 9.00am. SP3942.

Roger Evans

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Standlake Pit 60: 11 July am

75+ Mute Swans
7+ Little Egret (one in front of N hide briefly)
1 G C Grebe on nest
2 Common Terns
5+ Lapwing

Little Egret (c) Stephen Burch

Colwell Drive, Witney 11th July

Hummingbird Hawk Moth on garden Buddleia 1st garden sighting


Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Old Shifford, 10th July

Corn Bunting  singing from telegraph pole Standlake end
Yellow Hammer same area

Clackers & Mrs Clackers

Bicester Wetland Reserve 10 July

8 Green Sandpiper all on Cattle Bridge Pool at far end of  reserve
2 Little Ringed Plover
5 Lapwing
2 Heron
28 Black-headed Gull
Reed Warblers

Alan Peters
Key Holder Reserve