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March 17th Swallows Wether Down & Otmoor...2nd Sand Martin Standlake...Feb 25th Med Gull, Port Meadow, Feb 3rd Black Redstart...Talks: Abingdon Naturalists Society: Bird Migration by Professor Ian Newton 27th March, OOS: Tracking Migrants 10th April

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.