OOS Centenary Publication
Incorporates the 2021 Annual Report. Available for £12.50 inc. p&p from the Secretary.

Next Meeting

13/12/2023 (Wed)
Online meeting: Moult: an essential, but underrated, process with multiple effects on a bird's biology
By. Prof Lukas Jenni
In this talk Lukas Jenni will talk about moult, which, is the natural, periodic, scheduled, shedding and replacement of some or all of the plumage. He will tell us how it affects the physiology and behaviour of a bird and has a far-reaching influence on the organisation of the annual cycle. Please note this is an online talk and an invitation will be sent to members prior to the talk

Next Outing

17/12/2023 (Sun)
Christmas Common, Bucks
Chiltern Hills/Woodland
Meet-up time is 10:00hrs in the Cowleaze Wood car park. The car park can be found by leaving the M40 at #5 Stokenchurch. Take A40 towards Oxford and in about 1/2 mile turn left signposted Christmas Common. Cross M40 and look out for car park on the left after about 1/2 mile.

Bird News

Date Species Count Site Who
2023-12-01SiskinSeveral NettlebedBJWy
2023-11-29Green Sandpiper2EwelmeBJWy
2023-11-28Redwingc100Kidlington: St Mary's FieldsRCA
2023-11-28Fieldfarec12Kidlington: St Mary's FieldsRCA
2023-11-28Bullfinch1 maleKidlington: St Mary's FieldsRCA
2023-11-27Great Egret1Kidlington: NRCA
2023-11-25Stonechat2Dorchester: Dyke HillsSL
2023-11-25Goosander2Dorchester: River ThamesSL
2023-11-25Green Woodpecker2Wittenham ClumpsSL
2023-11-25Egyptian Goose2DorchesterSL
2023-11-24Barn Owl1YarntonMRo
2023-11-23Brambling1 femaleBlenheim: Queen PoolRCA
2023-11-21Mandarin Duck1Farmoor Reservoir: PinkhillDJ
2023-11-21Goosander1Dorchester: Days LockBJWy

Latest Photos

Mandarin Duck
Slavonian Grebe
Slavonian Grebe