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Sightings - Wednesday 20th June 2018

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 22:37
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Northern Diver - 2 Weymouth Bay
Common Crane - 2 over Knowlton Church
Little Ringed Plover - 4 Holton Lee
Green Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Roseate Tern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
AMERICAN ROYAL TERN - 1 over Lodmoor RSPB this evening, then in Portland Harbour (from Billy Winters) before flying off

Yesterday- report of a Rose-coloured Starling in a private garden in Bournemouth for a second day.

Corn Bunting at Tarrant Rushton © Trevor Wilkinson
Skylark at Badbury Rings © Trevor Wilkinson
Stonechat at Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
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Sightings - Tuesday 19th June 2018

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:05
Whooper Swan - 1 still at Abbotsbury Swannery

Green Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery

Buzzard at Upton CP © David Wareham
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Sightings - Monday 18th June 2018

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:38
Petrel species - 1 presumed Storm Petrel off Mudeford Quay
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel
Cuckoo - 1 at Wick and Whitepits on Hengistbury
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Sightings - Sunday 17th June 2018

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:41
Whooper Swan - 1 still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 1 Arne RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Holton Lee pools
Ringed Plover - 10 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery

Kestrel - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
Skylark - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whaleu
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Sightings - Saturday 16th June 2018

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 22:48
Whooper Swan - 1 still Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Ringed Plover - Holton Lee pools
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Sightings - Friday 15th June 2018

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:14
Whooper Swan - 1 still Abbotsbury Swannery
Green Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Osprey - 1 Arne RSPB
Arctic Skua - 2 Abbotsbury Beach

Bullfinch - Oakley © Roger Peart
Bullfinch (juvs) - Oakley © Roger Peart
Peregrine - Bournemouth © David Wareham
Moorhen (juvs) - Lodmoor RSPB © Maurice Budden
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Sightings - Thursday 14th June 2018

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:04
Great Northern Diver - 2 Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 7 Lytchett Fields RSPB
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Sightings - Wednesday 13th June 2018.

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:49
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Storm Petrel - 9 Trapped - Portland (last night)
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPBGreenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Short eared Owl - 1 Portland
Rose coloured Starling - 1 Blacknor Estate, Portland
Golden Oriole - 1 Culverwell, Portland
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Sightings - Tuesday 12th June 2018.

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:27
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Storm Petrel - 10 Trapped at Portland Bill (last night)
Red Kite - 1 Martinstown, 1 Cerne Abbas
Common Crane - 2  flew east over Fiddleford Mill 
Golden Oriole - 1 Observatory Quarry, Portland


Fledgling Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham



Sandwich Tern, Brownsea Island © Clinton Whale


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Sightings - Monday 11th June 2018.

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:37
Spoonbill - 1 Stanpit Marsh, Christchurch Harbour
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel
Red Kite - 1 Litton Cheney 
Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Lapwing - 12 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Redshank - 7 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Black tailed Godwit - 80 Lytchett Fields RSPB

Peregrines, Bournemouth © David Wareham

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Nightjar walk

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:31
Friday 15th June 2018   Nightjar and Woodcock walk - Leader: Trevor Thorpe   White Sheet Plantation, near Wimborne 19:30 – dusk. Meet in the car park on the bend in the road (SU 048036). Category A.
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Sightings - Sunday 10th June 2018.

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 20:39
Hobby - 1 Eight Kings Quarry, Portland
Med Gull - 2 Lytchett Minster
Little Tern - First 2 chicks hatched today - Chesil Beach Cuckoo - 2 Bradbury RingsRose Ringed Parakeet - 3 Arms Beer Garden
Lesser Whitethroat - 2 Eight Kings Quarry, Portland




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Sightings - Saturday 9th June 2018

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:54
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Barnacle Goose - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 1 Stanpit
Sanderling - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Ferrybridge
Cuckoo - 2 Badbury Rings
Hoopoe - 1 briefly ay Wallsend, Portland Bill
Whinchat - 1 Hengistbury Head
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Sightings - Friday 8th June 2018

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 21:01
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Sanderling - 6 Ferrybridge
Cuckoo - 1 Wick, Christchurch Harbour
Subalpine Warbler - 1 female (presumed Western) trapped at PBO

Stonechat at Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
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Sightings - Thursday 7th June 2018

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 22:44
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery then flew past Shipmoor Point
Common Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
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Sightings - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:38
Whooper Swan - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery (released after being taken into care when found injured nearby earlier in year)
Garganey - 1 drake Lodmoor RSPB
Red-throated Diver - 1 Bowleaze Cove
Marsh Harrier - 1 Morden Bog, 1 Bowleaze Cove
Red-footed Falcon - 1 Morden Bog this evening
Arctic Skua - 2 Bowleaze Cove
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 West Bexington

Juvenile Coot at Radipole RSPB © David Wareham
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Reports of interest, Tuesday 5th June 2018.

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 23:02
Garganey - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Hobby - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.

Mute Swan cygnets at Stanpit © Clinton Whale
Kestrel at Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
Little Tern at Ferrybridge © Clive Hargrave
Pochard at Radipole Lake © David Wareham
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Reports of interest, Monday 4th June 2018.

Mon, 06/04/2018 - 22:45
Garganey - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Quail - 1+ calling Tarrant Rushton airfield.
Red-Footed Falcon - a first-summer bird went NE from Anvil Point.
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Knot - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Sanderling - 11 Ferrybridge.
Puffin - 1 Dancing Ledge.
Corn Bunting - 11 Tarrant Rushton airfield.

Peregrine in Bournemouth © Clinton Whale
Grey Heron at Radipole Lake © David Wareham
House Martins at Spyway Farm © Clive Hargrave
House Martins at Spyway Farm © Clive Hargrave
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Reports of interest, Sunday 3rd June 2018.

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 23:47
Quail - 1+ calling Tarrant Rushton airfield.
Spoonbill - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Hooded Crow - 1 Blacknor (Portland).
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill.

Late news:  There were two Rose-Coloured Starling on Portland yesterday (rather than the single bird originally noted).
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Reports of interest, Saturday 2nd June 2018.

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 23:34
Spoonbill - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Hobby - 2 Morden Bog.
Whimbrel - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 2 Ferrybridge.
Bar-Tailed Godwit - 4 Christchurch Harbour.
Sanderling - 11 Ferrybridge, 35 Hengistbury sandspit.
Little Gull - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Red-Backed Shrike - 1 Coombefield Quarry, Portland.
Rose-Coloured Starling - 1 still at Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 1 Portland.

Hobby at Morden Bog © Simon Buckell
Rock Pipit at Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
Great Black-Backed Gull at Bournemouth Eastcliff © David Wareham

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