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May 16th Black-necked Grebe Farmoor Res...9th RED-RUMPED SWALLOW Grimsbury Res... 1st GREY-HEADED WAGTAIL Port Meadow...April 14th BONAPARTE'S GULL Blenheim Park still, 13th LITTLE BUNTING, Farmoor...8th Arctic Skua Farmoor Res...7th WHITE STORK Otmoor...

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Otmoor: 1st January

Barnacle Goose: 1, with 3 weird hybrids (offsrping?), almost all dark with pale 'barnacle' face - look like cross with Brent, but Canada more likely.
2 Pintail: Pair, 1st screen.

Anthony Cheke


  1. A Barnacle bred with a Greylag. They have 6 mucky babies

  2. See the Otmoor & Farmoor Birding Facebook page for a photo of the complete family.