Tag Archives: RSPB

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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Misty Otmoor

A misty visit to Otmoor today, but worthwhile as ever. Continue reading

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Turtle dove returns

It’s always a relief when the turtle dove returns to Otmoor. Continue reading

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Otmoor can’t take a lot more

Otmoor RSPB reserve cannot cope with the number of cars generated by the starling murmurations. Continue reading

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