Committee

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1 Freemans Road,   

Bodicote,

Banbury,

Oxfordshire

OX15 4DT

Tel: 01295 251073

Mob: 07721 072851

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Witt's End,

Radbones Hill,

Over Norton,

Chipping Norton,

Oxfordshire

OX7 5RA

Tel: 01608 644425
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Bankside Cottage

The Square

Epwell

Oxfordshire

OX15 6LA

Tel: 01295 780429
Bird Recorder and Data Manager  

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Stoneleigh,

Swan Lane,

Great Bourton,

Banbury,

OX17 1QR

Tel: 01295 758488

New Members' Officer

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Reserves Coordinator

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 Tel: 01295 721048

Conservation Officer

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Mike's blog is here

 

Other Officers

Farming Adviser Phil Douthwaite

Townsend Farm,

Radway,

Warwickshire

Tel: 01295 670319

Website Coordinator

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BTO Regional

Representative

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Witts End,

Radbones Hill,

Over Norton,

Chipping Norton,

Oxfordshire

OX7 5RA

Tel: 01608 644425

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The BOS maintain a Facebook page at this address: https://www.facebook.com/banburyos/. You can refer to this page within Facebook using the handle "@banburyos".

We also maintain a Facebook group called "Banbury Birds" which you can join to communicate with our members and the local community about birds: https://www.facebook.com/groups/banburybirds. You can refer to this group within Facebook using the handle "@banburybirds".

More information on how to use the group can be found in this article: Banbury Birds Facebook Group.

In March 2020 the BTO launched their Chaffinch Appeal to raise funds to help them research why the UK population of Chaffinch is undergoing a significant decline. Read more ...

My Birding Patch - Alnmouth - the Northumberland coast in microcosm with Tom Cadwallender 

Having moved to the Alnmouth area in 1989 Tom has walked his patch for over 30 years.  During this talk we will look at the familiar, the scarce and sometimes the rare species of birds through the lens of diverse habitats and the seasons. Then a brief excursion to Coquet Island where we will look at some of the breeding seabirds including the Roseate Tern, a species which Tom has been studying and helping to conserve since 1991.  One thing is for sure the wonderful landscape and seascape of the Alnmouth area will feature quite heavily in this presentation. Read more ...

Depending upon Covid-19 restrictions nearer the time this year's count may have to be posponed until restrictions have been lifted.  Please note further guidance will appear here and in the Newsletters nearer the time.

The Long Day Count is carried out by teams of observers in each of the twelve 10km squares recording the number of bird species seen during a maximum of 12 daylight hours on the second Sunday in May each year. Read more ...

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