|By kind permission of Don Smith|
PURPLE HERON (juv) 19:40 seen flying to northern side of Big Otmoor (per Gareth Blockley & JFT)
In flight over Greenawys 18:30 (per Mark Chivers)
16:43 flew to east side of Greenaways (per RBA)
In flight over Greenaways then landed in channel
along side the diagonal track and lost to view
14:55 and again 15:45 though elusive.
This is the first county record since 2007 when a juvenile also turned up on Otmoor in August on the 20th having previously visited the Pinkhill reserve adjacent to Farmoor reservoir.
Common Crane 2
Marsh Harrier 2+
Turtle Dove 2
(per Paul Greenway,Clackers,Badger,Gnome,The Law, John Barnes,Don Smith,Paul Chandler & Loren)
|Courtesy of Nick Truby|
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