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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, 5 November 2016

Otmoor RSPB 5th November

Hen Harrier courtesy of Eddie McLaughlin

Hen Harrier 2 (both ringtail)
Marsh Harrier 2
Sparrowhawk 2
White-fronted Geese 4 (2ad)
Barnacle Goose (feral)
Water Rail 2
Cetti's Warbler 2 (h)

Starting c40,000 in roost but no dancing this evening.
nb: The walk from the car park to the Starling watchpoint takes approximately 20 minutes.

(Andy Last, Badger)

Feral Barnacle Goose (Badger)


  1. So where is the best place for viewing the Starlings?

  2. There are two set aside Starling viewing areas; Beside the first screen, and half way between the first and second screen. Visitors are requested to access the banks only at these designated areas.