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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...

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Farmoor Reservoir: 6th August

Mediterranean Gull: juv moulting to '1st w'. Med gull in roost. Mostly in juv plumage but with at least one 1w grey feather moulted into upperparts. Asio owl: in case I can't work out how to enter 'asio sp'- at c 21.15 pm as I drove from res to farmoor village an asio flew over road. It descended towards res using flight v like displaying SEO. Both asio were regular breeders on my old patch do very used to seeing including silhouettes at dusk. 20:40.

Mick Cunningham

Turnstone courtesy of Richard Tyler

Ruddy Shelduck

(per Richard Tyler)

Ruddy Shelduck courtesy of Richard Tyler

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