Otmoor

Otmoor

Otmoor
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  • Water, waders and wildfowl

    As a wetland reserve we can get a bit obsessive about water, always wondering if there's going to be too much or not enough to keep the wildlife as happy as possible. Variation is important and a few really wet or really dry periods can add dynamism...
  • The winter begins

    The Otmoor tractor season is now over! It was a big success and no one got the tractor stuck this year!! To keep the site in prime condition as a wetland wonderland, the grass has been topped, the edges of our shallow footdrains and scrapes have been...
  • Starling saga

    In the lands of the North, where the Black Rocks stand guard against the cold sea, in the dark night that is very long, word spreads amongst the starling flocks. Tales of an amazing, food-rich, safe haven are told. The name Otmoor is squawked from thousands...
  • Autumnal Otmoor

    A guest blog from Bev, a RSPB community engagement officer who joined the Tuesday work party for the day. I am not going to lie, the alarm sounding at 6.50am on a chilly, autumnal Tuesday morning did not fill me with enthusiasm. After hitting the snooze...
  • Red-backed shrike!!

    Some amazing photos of the red-backed shrike found today at the Noke end of the reserve taken by Terry Sherlock. The shrike was still present at 7pm this evening so may well still be lurking around tomorrow morning (2nd October). It's...
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