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22nd Aug Four Common Scoter Grimsbury Reservoir...Mediterranean Gull Farmoor Reservoir...13th August Osprey Stanton Harcourt and Otmoor...11th August Adult WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN Farmoor Reservoir...Great White Egret Ewelme Cress Beds...

Saturday, 3 January 2009

Franklin's Gull



A montage of the 2007 bird, found in the roost. Fortunately it turned up again the next night, allowing many birders to see it


The 2002 Franklin's Gull, in active moult as seen by comparing the two photos


All Sightings of Franklin's Gull in Oxon


  • 2007 Farmoor Reservoir, adult, 10th to 11th November. Nic Hallam (British Birds 101: 546)

  • 2002 Farmoor Reservoir, adult, 17th to 28th August. Nic Hallam (Birding World 15 (8): 313), (British Birds 96: 574)

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