Indoor meetings are held on the second Monday of the month starting at 7.30pm, at The Banbury Cricket Club, White Post Road, Bodicote OX15 4BN. View map

Directions to outdoor meetings and start times are pubished in the Newsletter and on this website.

New Zealand  -  Frances and Adrian Buckel

Frances and Adrian will be giving a presentation on their recent visit to New Zealand.  Read more ...

On Farthinghoe Reserve - A hidden gem  -  Tim Pridmore

Tim has lived in Middleton Cheney for over 30 years and has been involved with wildlife conservation all his life.  He has now been the voluntary warden at the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust's (BCN) Farthinghoe Local Nature Reserve for 15 years continuing the work carried out by the late Cliff and Joyce Christie.

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Steart Marshes  -  Tim McGrath,  Head of Working Wetland Landscapes at Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Rising sea levels are putting the squeeze on our coasts, so WWT and the Environment Agency have created Steart Marshes, near Bridgwater – one of the UK’s largest new wetland reserves. Read more ...

Details of the venue will be published here and in the Newsletter nearer the time. Read more ...

Details of the venue will be published here and in the newsletter nearer the time. Read more ...

Details of the venue will be published here and in the newsletter nearer the time.  Read more ...

Curlew Moon  -  Mary Colwell

Mary is a writer, producer and commentator on the environment.   Read more ...

Women Who Saved the Birds  -  Tessa Boars

Why have the women who saved British birds from the millinery trade been overlooked?   Read more ...

Birding my local patch  -  John Friendship-Taylor

The highs & lows of visiting your own patch, in search of wildlife.   Read more ...

The AGM and Quiz.

 

Habitat Improvements at Bicester Wetland Reserve

In January 2019 the BOS received a grant from Thames Water and this enabled us to hire an 8 tonne excavator and driver for 3 full days of work on the reserve. Read more ...

A survey of breeding birds, conducted using 3 visits over 3 months to a random 1km square. Read more ...

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