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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Otmoor: RSPB reserve: 30th September

2 Stonechat

(RSPB Otmoor & Terry Tossell)

Farmoor 30th September

Red-necked Grebe along S/W edge of F2 11:50 (per Steve Young)

Shelduck 3
Ringed Plover 2
Rock Pipit 3
Wheatear 2
Clouded Yellow

(per Dai & Justin)

Monday, 29 September 2014

Otmoor. Afternoon.

Kingfisher.  Back on "the post".

Grey Heron.   Swimming!

First Screen.           Sparrow Hawk.
                              Water Rail.  2.  1 adult, 1 juvenile.

Julys Meadow.      4. Stonechats.   (seen earlier on path to first screen.)

Per.  H.W.  R.L.  J.C.  T.S.

Farmoor 29th September

Rock Pipit 2 causeway
Stonechat 1
Whinchat 1


Farmoor Reservoir: Farmoor I: 29th September

Farmoor Reservoir: Farmoor I
Common Sandpiper
Ringed Plover
3 Shelduck

Stephen Lockey

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Otmoor 28th September

Cetti's Warbler nr 2nd screen
Hobby 2
Redwing 2

(per Bark)

Full weekend review
tommorrow on Otmoor Birding
Ringed Plover Farmoor courtesy of John Reynolds

Grimsbury Reservoir: 28th September

Grimsbury Reservoir
Siskin: over south.

Gareth Blockley

Farmoor 28th September

Red-necked Grebe (D.L) along western
edge of  F1 15:00 (per Dai)

Yellow-legged Gull
Shelduck 3
Ringed Plover 3
Whimbrel (h)
Common Sandpiper
Yellow Wagtail

Courtesy of John Reynolds

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Courtesy of Mark Chivers
Courtesy of John Reynolds

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Chimney Meadows: 27th September

5 Stonechat: 3m2f.
Little Owl
Water Rail: (h).
36 Meadow Pipit

Mark Merritt

Lark Hill 27th September

Merlin (m)
c120 Golden Plover
6 Wheatear
5 Chiffchaff

Churn 27th September

Stonechat 3
Meadow Pipit c60
Corn Bunting 4
Yellowhammer 10+
Mistle Thrush 4

Stonesfield Common: 27th September

Firecrest: Briefly before going over common boundary on Ashford Mill side.
2 Blackcap
4 Chiffchaff
7 Bullfinch
2 Reed Bunting
3 Meadow Pipit
10 Skylark: Over.
7 Goldfinch

Paul Wren

Rushy Common: 27th September

(c) Martyn Roper

Great White Egret Rushy common Tar lakes area.

Martyn Roper

27th September Farmoor

Ringed Plover 2
Common Sandpiper 3

Keith Clack / Dai

Otmoor 27th September

Cetti's Warbler 2nd screen.
Heard calling three times (per Chris B)

Stonechat 7
Returning Wigeon Otmoor

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Farmoor 25th September

Red-necked Grebe courtesy of Dai

Red-necked Grebe No sign early evening-dusk on F2
11:15 and showing well (per RBA)
(Found by Tom & Greg Mabbett)

Little-ringed Plover reported
Common Sandpiper 2
Shelduck 3 (per Mark Chivers)
Tawny Owl (h)

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Farmoor Reservoir: Farmoor II: 24th September

Farmoor Reservoir: Farmoor II
2 Sandwich Tern: feeding for 1hr+.
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Black Tern

Adam Salmon

Lollingdon hill; 24th Sep

4 Wheatear
5 Stonechat
1 Pied Wagtail
1 Chiffchaff
c300 Swallow averaging 100 per hour passing overhead.
1 Hobby

Otmoor: RSPB reserve: 24th September

Otmoor: RSPB reserve
4 Whinchat
3 Stonechat
2 Sparrowhawk
6 Yellow Wagtail
50 Meadow Pipit

RSPB Otmoor

Bicester Wetlands 24th September

Ruff juv 1 still present
Green Sand 5+
Snipe 10+

Access to the reserve requires a key.

Grimsbury Reservoir: 24th September

Grimsbury Reservoir
Yellow Wagtail
Probable White Wagtail

Gareth Blockley