Sightings for today:
At the reservoir (per Steve Holliday) -
Seven Great Crested Grebes, seven Cormorant, 17 Mallard, a Sparrowhawk and two Lesser Black-backed Gulls. No sign of the roaming feeding party in the wood.
In the Upper Cherwell Valley (per Mike Pollard) -
Five Fieldfare (on the year list at last!) with c. 120 Redwings, two flocks of Meadow Pipit totalling c. 50 birds, three Teal on the remaining flooded grassland, along with two Herring Gulls and about 100 Common Gulls. 17 Cormorants in the trees.
This is no Farmoor, Otmoor or Port Meadow. This is Grimsbury. It's Grim up north!
There is a running total year list in the link above.
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