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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...

Saturday, 13 August 2016

Otmoor RSPB 13th August

Purple Heron courtesy of Ewan























PURPLE HERON (juv) Possibly seen very briefly again above the northern reedbed at 13:50.
08:20 seen to land in a tree and then fly back to northern reedbed opposite Second Screen.

Purple Heron courtesy of Ewan

























Bittern 3 (1st screen)
Common Crane 2
Little Egret 3
Marsh Harrier 3 (m,f,juv)
Hobby
Sparrowhawk (f)
Mandarin 5+
Common Shelduck (f 1st scn)
Snipe 12
Curlew 2 (both juvs)

Male Redstart courtesy of Andy Last

Turtle Dove (juv)
Cuckoo (juv)
Kingfisher
Redstart 7 (Long Meadow 1 Moorleys)
Whinchat 3 (Pill grounds)
Wheatear
Cetti's Warbler
Grasshopper Warbler (juv)
Sand Martin 3

(per Ewan, Bark,Andy Last,Nick Truby et al)

Female Marsh Harrier courtesy of Ewan

 





































Otmoors pair of Common Cranes please view at 720p HD


Female Shelduck courtesy of Badger







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