Tag Archives: RSPB

No turtle doves (but lots of warblers)

Although there were no turtle doves at Otmoor on 5 May, there were nine species of warbler, hobby, bittern and much else. Continue reading

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It’s April blossom now

It’s worrying that we now have May blossom in April. Continue reading

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There’s always something on Otmoor

A visit to Otmoor always produces something of interest. When I went on 6 January I saw pintail ducks and a water rail. Continue reading

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One bittern—or maybe more

I saw my first bittern at the Otmoor RSPB reserve. Continue reading

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John Underhill-Day, all-round naturalist

I pay tribute to my friend John Underhill-Day, an excellent all-round naturalist, who has died aged 74. Continue reading

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Otmoor under threat

Otmoor RSPB reserve is under threat from a new road which we do not need. Continue reading

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Barn-owl bonanza

I saw about six barn owls at Otmoor RSPB reserve Continue reading

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