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Monday, 13 July 2020

Sunday, 12 July 2020

Otmoor 12th July

Long Meadow:

3 Redstart (2m, 1f)
Marsh Harrier
Garden warbler
Lesser Whitethroat

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Banbury: 11th July

Common Crossbill: 1+ flew over Ruscote area, heard only.

Gareth Blockley

Carsington 12th July

Great white Egret (per RBA).

Culham: 12th July

Egyptian Goose: Juvenile. 16:22.

John Taylor

: 12th July

Letcombe Valley Nature Reserve, BBOWT
2 Spotted Flycatcher: Adult and possible juvenile. SU377858. 12:15.

Mark Bradfield

Appleford: Appleford GP: 12th July

Appleford: Appleford GP
2 Green Sandpiper: SU517942. 07:23.
3 Common Sandpiper: One seems to have a broken leg. SU517942. 07:23.
5 Little Ringed Plover: Minimum. One juv. SU517942. 07:23.
3 Lapwing: Pair with one chick. SU517942. 07:23.
2 Little Grebe: One with single chick. SU517942. 07:23.
Grey Partridge: Calling from arable field across from single track road. SU517942. 07:23.

Conor MacKenzie

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Crop Hill 11th July

Quail 2+ calling p.m (per Andy Last).

Appleford GPs 11th July

Green Sandpiper 2
Little-ringed Plover 
Lapwing c40 
Yellow-legged Gull 2

Waterstock: 11th July

4 Blackcap 07:30.
11 Reed Bunting 07:30.
5 Sedge Warbler 07:30.
4 Chiffchaff 07:30.
4 Little Grebe 07:30.
Peregrine 07:30.
23 Linnet 07:30.
Lesser Whitethroat 07:30.
Garden Warbler 07:30.
3 Sand Martin 07:30.

Nick Marriner

Waterstock: 11th July

2 Mandarin Duck 07:30.
3 Reed Warbler 07:30.
Barn Owl 07:30.
4 Yellow Wagtail 07:30.
2 Coal Tit 07:30.
3 Treecreeper 07:30.
Kingfisher 07:30.
Grey Wagtail 07:30.
Spotted Flycatcher 07:30.
10 Whitethroat 07:30.

Nick Marriner

Southfield Golf course, Oxford: 11th July

2 Siskin over, calling 

Friday, 10 July 2020

Chinnor: Cement Works: 10th July

Chinnor: Cement Works
3 Little Ringed Plover: Lake 2b. 20:00.
Common Sandpiper: Lake 2b. 20:00.

David Stracey

South Leigh: 10th July

South Leigh
Grey Partridge 20:00.

Richard Catling

Grimsbury Reservoir: 10th July

Redshank (found by Adrian Tysoe)
2 Common Terns - adult feeding a juvenile

Crog Hill: 10th July

Crog Hill
2 Quail: 2 Possibly 3 heard calling. SU322834. 08:00.

Kevin Polley

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Chinnor: Cement Works: 9th July

Chinnor: Cement Works
3 Little Ringed Plover: Lake 2b. 10:00.

David Stracey

Appleford GP: 9th July

12 Dunlin Summer plumaged. Flying erratically over the gravel pits before departing High SE.
Garganey Eclipse drake still but elusive.
2 Black-tailed Godwit On back of the pits before flying off.
1 Mediterranean Gull (Badger)
2 Green Sandpiper
2 Common Sandpiper
1 Oystercatcher (Badger)
Yellow Wagtail
Yellow-legged Gull: Still
5 Little Egret (Badger)

14:46 Conor MacKenzie

Adult Med Gull.

Bicester Wetland Reserve 9th July

7 Green Sandpiper all at Cattle Bridge Pool
1 Little Egret
3 Heron
40 House Martin
1 Sand Martin

Alan Peters
Key Holder Reserve

Oxford 9th July

Siskin 4 heading south over Headington.
Crossbill 1+ over Woodstock yesterday.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Moreton nr Thame: Moreton Golf Course: 8th July

Moreton nr Thame: Moreton Golf Course
4 Common Sandpiper 19:37.
6 Oystercatcher: With a single chick. 19:37.

Luke Marriner

Otmoor: 8th July

4 Marsh Harrier: AD Male and poss 3 juv
2 Oystercatcher on Big Otmoor
seen with IW. 19:37.

Luke Marriner
Whitethroat Otmoor rspb courtesy of Mark Chivers.

Lollingdon Hill: 8th July

3 Common Redstart.
2 Stonechat
1 Lesser Whitethroat.

Paul Chandler & Alan Dawson.

Banbury 8th July

Ring-necked Parakeet seen near the Shell petrol station on the junction with Morrisons 09:30