Otmoor

Otmoor

Otmoor
Do you love our Otmoor nature reserve? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Spring-like sightings

    It has been an exciting few weeks down on Otmoor recently, there are Snowdrops coming up, the birds are starting to sing and pair up and I even took my woolly hat off today! So what has been seen on site recently? Wildfowl are still using the site...
  • Return of the berry munchers

    Our most recent WeBS (Wetland Bird Survey) count was carried out on 24/11. Bird numbers are slowly building and it was great seeing my first pintail of the winter looking very elegant sat out in the middle of Big Otmoor. Mute swan 15 ...
  • 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...
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