A survey where observers are each given a randomly selected 1km square and record species and numbers for a minimum period of 2 hours between 9am and noon.

Aims:

  • to gather detailed information on winter species so that, over time, we have a measure across the whole area of the BOS;
  • to provide data used to identify trends in both abundance and distribution of winter species.

We need your help to find Swifts and their traditional nest sites in Anglican churches.  50 years ago most of our local parish churches had nesting Swifts.  Chris Mason brings us up-to-date  . . . Read more ...

The Wytham Tit Project - Friederike Hillemann (Freddy) from the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology in Oxford

Since 1947, researchers from the University of Oxford have been monitoring populations and studying the ecology and social behaviour of - particularly - great tits, as well as blue tits, coal tits and marsh tits in Wytham Woods near Oxford. Read more ...

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