Location: SP396356 - Access to BOS Members, please co-ordinate visiting and parking by phoning the warden, Cliff May on 07960 623849 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.l, before your visit.

PostCode for SatNav: OX15 5HL

Butterflies recorded include Marbled White, Common Blue and Small Copper.

A farmland habitat of 7.3ha was purchased by the BOS in 2005. The rotational bird crops grown on the arable section have proved successful in providing plenty of winter feed for reed bunting, dunnock and finches.  Management of the meadow has involved the planting of clumps of gorse, which have become valuable cover for small birds. Some old meadow plant species are establishing themselves, such as Common Spotted Orchid, Common Fleabane and Yellow Rattle.

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 ...

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. Read more ...


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