Sightings and Photos

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13th August Osprey Stanton Harcourt and Otmoor...11th August Adult WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN Farmoor Reservoir...Great White Egret Ewelme Cress Beds...29th July Juvenile Mediterranean Gull Pit 60...Bitterns breed successfully for the second year running at Otmoor RSPB...Marsh Harriers also successfully breed on Otmoor RSPB for third year running...

Monday, 7 March 2016

Otmoor unofficial WeBS 7/3

Black-headed gull- 7
Canada goose- 366
Coot- 218
Cormorant- 1
Dunlin- 1
Gadwall- 21
Golden plover- 1930
Great crested grebe- 2
Grey heron- 5

Greylag goose- 327
Lapwing- 2528
Mallard- 137
Moorhen- 6
Mute swan- 18
Pintail- 63
Pochard- 6
Redshank- 3
Shoveler- 204
Snipe- 41
Teal- 713
Tufted duck- 33
Wigeon- 1909

Also- Short-eared owl, Peregrine, Buzzard, Red kite, Marsh harrier, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk.

Short-eared Owl and Long-tailed Tit photos courtesy of John Reynolds

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