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13th August Osprey Stanton Harcourt and Otmoor...11th August Adult WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN Farmoor Reservoir...Great White Egret Ewelme Cress Beds...29th July Juvenile Mediterranean Gull Pit 60...Bitterns breed successfully for the second year running at Otmoor RSPB...Marsh Harriers also successfully breed on Otmoor RSPB for third year running...

County Life Lists

Name           Total  N/S          Latest 
Nic Hallam       274               Whiskered Tern
Roger Wyatt      274               Whiskered Tern
Dai John         271               Little Bunting
Ian Lewington    271 (inc 1 H/O)   Whiskered Tern
Stuart Thomson   271 (inc 1 H/O)   Little Bunting
Justin Taylor    268 (inc 1 H/O)   White Stork 
Paul Chandler    268               Lapland Bunting 
Pete Alan        268               Lapland Bunting 
Jon Uren         267 (inc 1 H/O)   Great Skua
Geoff Wyatt      266 (inc 1 H/O)   Whiskered Tern
Steve Young      266 (inc 1 H/O)   Lapland Bunting
Pete Roby        265 (inc 1 H/O)   Red-necked Phalarope
Dave Horton      263 (inc 1 H/O)   Purple Heron  
Steve Roby       262 (inc 1 H/O)   Spotted Sandpiper
Peter Barker     262 (inc 1 H/O)   Little Bunting 
Wayne Bull       262 (inc 2 H/O)   Little Bunting
Jon Prowse       261 (inc 1 H/O)   Red-necked Phalarope 
Ewan Urquhart    261 (inc 1 H/O)   Little Bunting 
Bob Hurst        261 (inc 1 H/O)   Pink-footed Goose
Phil Barnett     260 (inc 1 H/O)   Oriental Turtle Dove
Keith Clack      259 (inc 2 H/O)   Little Bunting 
Jason Coppock    251               Purple Heron 
Terry Tossel     251 (inc 1 H/O)   Red-backed Shrike  
Tom Wickens      251 (inc 2 H/O)   Little Bunting
Barry Batchelor  249               Little Bunting 
Paul Wren        244               Little Bunting
Dave Lowe        242 (inc 2 H/O)   Little Bunting
Adam Hartley     240 (inc 1 H/O)   Little Bunting
Steve Burch      235               Purple Heron
Graham Coleman   234 (inc 2 H/O)   Wryneck 
Peter Law        232 (inc 2 H/O)   Bonaparte's Gull
Dave Daniells    228 (inc 2 H/O)   Whooper Swan  
Gareth Blockley  223 (inc 2 H/O)   Wood Warbler
Andy Last        222 (inc 3 H/O)   Bonaparte's Gull
Steve Goddard    218               Little Bunting
Mark Merritt     215 (inc 1 H/O)   Bonaparte's Gull 
Ian Smith        208 (inc 3 H/O)   Bonaparte's Gull
Mark Chivers     195               Bonaparte's Gull
Ben Carpenter    192 (inc 2 H/O)   Golden Oriole
Ian Elkins       190 (inc 1 H/O)   Temminck's Stint
Stephen Collier  159               Sanderling
George Best                131                               Spotted Flycatcher

All totals are B.O.U accepted species.
Totals that include heard only species are indicated by (H/O).

Non B.O.U includes:  
Falcated Duck
Ruddy Shelduck
American Black Tern, 
White-headed Duck
Azorean Yellow-legged Gull
Black-headed Wagtail (race)
Siberian Chiffchaff (race)