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Forthcoming Events

Oxford Ornithological Society

"Wildlife of Withymead Nature Reserve"

By: Roger Wyatt

Wednesday 10 th January 2018, 7.45pm
Exeter Hall, Kidlington OX5 1AB
In this talk Roger will describe the wildlife at Withymead Nature Reserve, a private reserve in South Oxfordshire where he is the resident Warden.  He will then go on to talk about local birding, and his role in assisting in the protection of rare birds on the Oxfordshire and Berkshire Downs.

The January talk for RSPB Oxford Local Group
“Behind the Scenes at Otmoor”                    by David Wilding

David is the site manager at our local RSPB reserve of Otmoor and will give us an insight into the activities that take place on the reserve throughout the year. Find out what it takes to maintain the reserve’s habitats, not just for birds but for all sorts of wildlife.

Venue: Sandhills School, Terrett Avenue, Oxford, OX3 8FN (just off the A40, opposite Thornhill Park and Ride).

Time & date: Thursday, 11 January 2018 at 7.45pm.

All welcome; entrance £3 (£2 for full time students), free to local group members and children.

More information on the local group website: