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Friday, 20 July 2018

Grimsbury Reservoir: 20th July

Mediterranean Gull 2 (both juvs) then flew to warehouse roof just north of the reservoir
12:40.

(per John Friendship-Taylor) 

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Otmoor 19th Evening

7:30pm - 9pm

3 Marsh Harrier (F & 2 juvs)
Turtle Dove
Hobby
4 Little Egret
Snipe Drumming by first screen
1 Common Tern
c50 Swallow at second screen
Garden Warbler
2 Bullfinch


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Rushey Common lake, 19th July

Egyptian Geese 6
Common Sandpiper  2
Hobby 2
Oystercatcher

Clackers & Mrs Clackers

Kingham 19th July

3 Common Crane  flying west over our garden at 0849

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Otmoor 18th July Evening

7:45pm - 8:45pm

Marsh Harrier
Turtle dove
7 little egret on Greenaway's pool
Gropper
Hobby
Sparrowhawk


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Chinnor: Cement Works: 18th July

Chinnor: Cement Works
4 Common Sandpiper: Lake 2b.

David Stracey

Bicester Wetland Reserve 18 July

8 Green Sandpiper
2 adult Little Grebe plus 6 small young
4 Heron
59 Black-h Gull
1 Sparrowhawk

Alan Peters and Bill Foley
Key Holder Reserve

Otmoor 18th July

At least 12 Little egrets feeding on the Greenaways scrape
5 Marsh harriers active over the reedbed
7 Oystercatchers on Ashgrave, then later with the egrets on Greenaways

Farmoor Dunlin

Courtesy of John Workman

Rushy Common: am 18th July

2 Common Sandpiper
7 Egyptian Goose
(Black Swan)

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
Redshank
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.
Raven

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
Lapwing
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