Otmoor

Otmoor

Otmoor
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  • Long grass, but still lots of wildlife to see

    This year has proven to be an amazing one for wildlife on Otmoor, highlighted by how well some of our key bird species have done, in particular the lapwings, redshanks and snipe. A pair of common terns have successfully nested on their floating raft again...
  • Family event 5th July, 'Otmoor's Wild Adventure'

    Don’t forget our exciting ‘Otmoor’s Wild Adventure’ event for children on 5 th July. You can turn up any time between 13:00 and 16:00 and help find the hidden animals on Otmoor. Have a go at pond dipping to capture creatures of...
  • A snipe haven

    The breeding season on Otmoor this year has been amazing and this was highlighted again today when we found another three fledged snipe. This brings the total found on the reserve this year to 15, loads better than any years previously. Snipe are very...
  • Rare birds and turtles

    Otmoor played host to an interesting array of 'exotic' species this weekend; an elegant looking glossy ibis, which seems to be enjoying its prolonged stay on the moor, a great white egret, which popped in for a couple of days and a bee-eater seen...
  • The glossy nomad

    After the whiskered tern a couple of weeks ago, we now have another rare bird making use of the wetland haven that Otmoor provides. The bird in question is a glossy ibis, a long-legged, long-billed, browny-purpley-glossy looking beast. They are normally...
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