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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)
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)
Redstart 7 (Long Meadow 1 Moorleys)
Whinchat 3 (Pill grounds)
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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