Next Indoor Event

09/01/2019 (Wed)
The Habitat and Diet of Little Owls in Gloucestershire
By: Sam Croft
In this talk Sam will introduce the Little Owl with a brief description of its cultural history and population status. His talk will then describe his work on habitat surveys around nest sites along with contents of owl pellets in these areas and the relationship between habitat components of each nest site and diet. He will then describe how he used the habitat survey data to create and model potentially suitable Little Owl habitat in Gloucestershire.

Next Outing

13/01/2019 (Sun)
Field Trip to Moor Green Lakes, Berks
Forthcoming Field Trip to Moor Green Lakes in Berkshire on 13th January 2019
The meet-up time for this trip is 0930 in the Reserve car park which can be found about halfway along Lower Sandhurst Road. The reserve is situated a couple of miles to the south east of Finchampstead, which in turn is perhaps 6 miles south east of Reading. From Finchampstead take the B3016 southwards and turn right into Cricket Hill which then becomes Lower Sandhurst Road. The car park is on the right after about ½ a mile. The habitat is gravel pits and woodlands with open spaces. See you there.

Bird News

Date Species Count Site Who
2018-12-17Goosander22Standlake: 3T PitBJWy
2018-12-17Goldeneye2Standlake: 3T PitBJWy
2018-12-14Merlin1Stanton St. John: Stanton St. John PitRAE
2018-12-14Yellow-legged Gull1 adultBlenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2018-12-14Common Gull1 adultBlenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2018-12-14Great Black-backed Gull1 adultBlenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2018-12-14Little Egret3Blenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2018-12-14Great Egret1Blenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2018-12-11Tawny Owl1Wallingford: Barley CloseBJWy
2018-12-07Crossbill2WoodcoteBJWy
2018-12-06Great Egret1Blenheim: Blenheim LakeRCA
2018-12-06Goosander1 mBlenheim: Blenheim LakeRCA
2018-12-06Raven2Blenheim: Blenheim LakeRCA
2018-12-05Raven2FaringdonMRo
2018-11-27Barn Owl1Milton-under-WychwoodCB
2018-11-25Woodcock1ApplefordBJWy
2018-11-24Raven2WoodcoteBJWy
2018-11-24Crossbill1WoodcoteBJWy
2018-11-24Barn Owl1Milton-under-WychwoodCB
2018-11-23Barn Owl1Milton-under-WychwoodCB
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