|Buzzard, Trap Grounds, 29 January 2020 (Nicola Devine)|
About the Trap Grounds
The Trap Grounds Town Green & Local Wildlife Site in north Oxford lies immediately south of the Frenchay Road canal bridge (nearest postcode OX2 6TF). An information board on the towpath marks the entrance to three acres of reed bed and seven acres of woodland, grassland, stream, and ponds. The site (open to visitors 24/7) is owned by Oxford City Council and managed for conservation, recreation, and education by the Friends of the Trap Grounds, a group of local volunteers. For more information about current events and activities, the history and wildlife status of the site, and our campaign to save it as a Town Green, visit www.trap-grounds.org.uk. You can also contact the Secretary via the website.
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Friday, January 31, 2020
Buzzard up to no good
This handsome (but not entirely welcome) Buzzard, photographed by Nicola Devine, was hanging around the Trap Grounds for long periods on 29 and 30 January, to the dismay of the smaller birds.