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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...

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Otmoor.A.M. 30th August.

Purple Heron 29th Aug courtesy of Derek Latham

PURPLE HERON (juv) c14:30 flew from Ashgrave reedbed west end, to east end
of Ashgrave and appeared to land near the copse of trees (per Fergus)
No further sign by dusk (Andy Last, Badger)
-c 9:15 A.M. over reedbeds then Big Otmoor (per Terry Jones)

Also seen flying over Greenaways c12:00 and again c12:45 yesterday 29th (per Derek Latham)

Turtle Dove courtesy of Pete Roby
1 Turtle Dove (per Pete Roby)
1 Greenshank
3 Marsh Harrier (m,f,juv)
3 Hobby
1 Water Rail
2 Cetti's Warbler (h)
3 Whinchat Ashgrave (per Andy Last)

Clouded Yellow Butterfly (per Paul Greenaway).

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