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Thursday, 19 January 2017

Otmoor 19th January

Short-eared Owl courtesy of Derek Latham

3 Bittern (Second Screen)
1 Hen Harrier
3 Marsh Harrier
1 Merlin
1 Short-Eared Owl (Perched in car park field)
1+ Marsh Tit (On the feeders)
2 Stonechat
1 Water Rail
1 Kingfisher
1 Barnacle Goose (feral)
3 Yellowhammer

(P.Brennan, JB Woodford)


  1. Hi,
    Could you comment on whether the starlings are still out in Otmoor? If so, do you know what time I could expect to see the flocks in the morning?

  2. Hi, apparently still around 100,000 birds in the roost, and if you want to see them in the morning you will need to arrive at the reedbeds at dawn.

  3. Great photo what kit did you use ☺