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Sightings - Monday 20th August 2018

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 21:22
Great Egret - 2 Holes Bay
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Sunnyside Farm, Ridge
Whimbrel - 10 Stanpit Marsh
Woodchat - 1 West Bexington
Swift - 10 Hengistbury Head
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Sunnyside Farm, Ridge
Willow Warbler - 25 Hengistbury Head

Wood Sandpiper Sunnyside Farm copyright Jol Mitchell











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Sightings - Sunday 19th August 2018

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 22:44
Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Bill
Great Egret - 2 Lodmoor
Osprey - 2 Middlebere, 3 Wareham Channel
Ringed Plover - 75 Ferrybridge
Green Sandpiper - 14 Lytchett Fields
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Fields
Yellow-legged Gull - 7 Tarrant Rushton pig farm
Arctic Tern - 2 Mudeford Quay
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Obs
Woodchat - 1 West Bexington (picture to follow)


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Sightings - Saturday 18th August 2018

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 20:00
Osprey - 3 Wareham Channel, 2 Middlebere earlier
Whimbrel - 5 Stanpit Marsh
Sanderling -13 Stanpit Marsh
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Sightings - Friday 17th August 2018

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 19:58
Great Egret - 1 Radipole Lake, 2 Lodmoor
Purple Heron - 1 Littlesea
Whimbrel - 13 Stanpit Marsh
Pied Flycatcher - 2 Lambert’s Castle, 1 Portland Obs
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Portland Obs
Common Whitethroat - 20 Christchurch Harbour
Willow Warbler - 18 Christchurch Harbour, 24 Portland Obs
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Sightings - Thursday 16th August 2018

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:09
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB, 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Heron - 1 in roost this evening Little Sea, Studland.
Storm Petrel - 2 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Portland Bill
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Holton Lee
Tree Pipit - 1 Portland Bill
Whinchat - 1 Portland Bill

Sandwich Tern - Hengistbury Road © Clinton Whale
Magpie - Bournemouth © David Wareham

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Sightings - Wednesday 15th August 2018

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 21:27
Spoonbill - 2 Stanpit
Green Sandpiper - 1 Holton Lee
Whinchat - 2 Hengistbury, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
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Sightings - Tuesday 14th August 2018

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:49
Garganey - 1 still Longham Lakes
Great White Egret - 3 still Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Lagoon
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Arne RSPB
Osprey - 1 over Bridport
Ruff - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 9 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Tree Pipit - 20 Durlston CP
Pied Flycatcher  - 1 Lulworth Cove, 1 Southwell, 2 Durlston CP

Great White Egret (x3) - Lodmoor RSPB © Clive Hargrave
Great White Egret - Lodmoor RSPB © Clive Hargrave
Whimbrel - Stanpit © Clinton WhaleCommon Tern - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale 

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Sightings - Monday 13th August 2018

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:28
Garganey - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Heron - juv into roost at Little Sea, Studland.
Spoonbill - 2 Stanpit Marsh, 6 Middlebere
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Lambert's Castle, 1 West Bexington
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Aquatic Warbler - 1 trapped on The Fleet

Aquatic Warbler - The Fleet © Freddy Alway
Aquatic Warbler - The Fleet © Freddy Alway
Aquatic Warbler - The Fleet © Freddy Alway
Nightjar - Briantspuddle © Roger Hewitt
 




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Sightings - Sunday 12th August 2018

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 20:41
Garganey - 1 juv Longham Lakes
Balearic Shearwater - 10 past Portland Bill 
Sooty Shearwater 1 past Portland Bill
Gannet - 20+ - Studland Beach
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPBSpoonbill - 6 Middlebere
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 10 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 15 Brownsea Island lagoon
Bar tailed Godwit - 9 Brownsea Island lagoon
Arctic Tern 1 - past Mudeford Quay
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill 




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Sightings - Saturday 11th August 2018

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 22:39
Garganey - 1 Juv Longham Lakes
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 6 Arne RSPB
Grey Plover - 5 Middlebere
Sanderling - 11 Ferrybridge
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Black tailed Godwit - 306 Middlebere
Bar tailed Godwit - 20 Brownsea Island lagoon
Spotted Redshank 2 - Middlebere, 5 Brownsea Island lagoon, 
Greenshank - 6 Brownsea Island lagoon
Redshank - 67 Brownsea Island lagoon
Redstart - 1 Durlston CP
Whinchat 1 - Durlston CP
Wheatear 1 - Durlston CP
Garden Warbler - 2 Durlston CP
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 Durlston CP


Wheatear - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale
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Sightings - Friday 10th August 2018.

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 19:56
Common Scoter - 2 past Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 3 past Portland Bill
Sooty Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 58 past Portland Bill
Ruff - 1 (Reeve) - Holton Lee
Sanderling - 5 Sandspit, Hengistbury Head
Dunlin - 30 Sandspit, Hengistbury Head
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 adult Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 1 Holton Lee
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB



Dunlin - Sandspit, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale 
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Sightings - Thursday 09th August 2018

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 20:25
Great White Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill  - 6 Middlebere , 1 River Char, Charmouth
Avocet - 1 Middlebere
Ruff - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB 
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 6 Middlebere
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB 

*Late News for Yesterday - Wednesday 08th August - Dotterel 1 - Durlston CP*
Note.The elevated numbers of Osprey in Poole Harbour at present is due to the Osprey translocation scheme which is being carried out by the Birds of Poole Harbour charity and The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation, for more information on this project follow the link below.https://www.birdsofpooleharbour.co.uk/osprey-translocation-project-schools-summer

There are 1 or 2 adult birds hanging around which are not part of this project
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Sightings - Wednesday 8th August 2018

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 22:14
Balearic Shearwater - 100+ past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 6 Arne from Coombe viewpoint
Osprey - 2 Arne
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 Holton Heath from Holton Lee Hide
Ringed Plover - 63 Ferrybridge
Sandwich Tern - 210 Christchurch Harbour
Common Tern - 85 Christchurch Harbour, 18 off Mudeford Quay
Black Tern - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Cuckoo - 1 Stoborough Heath yesterday
Wryneck - 1 Lulworth Camp (no public access)
Yellow Wagtail - 2 Wick
Redstart - 1 Durlston CP
Wheatear - 1 Ferrybridge
Wood Warbler - 1 Worth Matravers yesterday
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Ballard Down

Note.The elevated numbers of Osprey in Poole Harbour at present is due to the Osprey translocation scheme which is being carried out by the Birds of Poole Harbour charity and The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation, for more information on this project follow the link below.https://www.birdsofpooleharbour.co.uk/osprey-translocation-project-schools-summer
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Sightings - Tuesday 7th August 2018

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 21:44
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Garganey - 1 juv Longham Lakes
Spoonbill - 6 Middlebere, 3 Arne
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Sherford Pool, Lytchett Fields
Ruff - 1 Lodmoor
Sanderling - 5 Ferrybridge
Greenshank - 10 Lytchett Fields
Ringed Plover - 50 Ferrybridge
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Hengistbury Head
Wheatear - 2 Ferrybridge
Whinchat - 1 Portland, top fields
Whitethroat - 35 Hengistbury Head
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland, Pennsylvania Castle Wood, 4+ Lambert's Castle, 1 Durlston CP
Chaffinch - 1 melanistic glimpsed at Lambert's Castle

Other news - Swallowtail butterfly photographed recently at Redhill Common per Bournemouth  
                      Echo.       
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Sightings - Monday 6th August 2018

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 00:10
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Purple Heron - 1 juvenile Littlesea, Studland
Spoonbill - 1 Stanpit
Osprey - 1 Arne
Marsh Harrier - 1 Stanpit
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Common Sandpiper - 4 Stanpit
Sanderling - 7 Ferrybridge
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields, 1 Abbotsbury
Ruff - 1 Stanpit
Whimbrel - 7 Stanpit
Wheatear - 2 Ferrybridge
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland, 1 Winspit
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston

Dunlin count yesterday was 82 at Stanpit (not Sanderling) Apologies for error.


Ring-necked Parakeet - 1reported in a Child Oakford garden Yesterday.
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Sightings - Sunday 5th August 2018

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 22:41
Common Scoter - 10 PortlandBalearic Shearwater - 8 today and 2 yesterday west past PortlandSpoonbill - 4 ArneOsprey - 1 ArneCurlew Sandpiper - 2 Holes BayCommon Sandpiper - 3 StanpitGreenshank - 2 Holloways Dock, Hengistbury Head Whimbrel - 2 Holloways Dock, Hengistbury Head Dunlin - 71 FerrybridgeKnot - 3 StanpitSanderling - 82 Stanpit, 6 PortlandYellow Wagtail - 9 over Stanpit, 1 Portland
Wheatear - 9 Portland, 1 Durlston
Whinchat - 6 Portland
Willow Warbler - 33 Portland
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland
Pied Flycatcher - 6 Portland, I Weston, 1 Wyke Regis, Littlesea, 14 Portland yesterday, 2 Abbotsbury yesterday


Whimbrel at Hengistbury Head, copyright Clinton Whale


Greenshank at Hengistbury Head, copyright Clinton Whale

Note.
The elevated numbers of Osprey in Poole Harbour at present is due to the Osprey translocation scheme which is being carried out by the Birds of Poole Harbour charity and The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation, for more information on this project follow the link below.
https://www.birdsofpooleharbour.co.uk/osprey-translocation-project-schools-summer
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Sightings - Saturday 4th August 2018

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 20:48
Garganey -1 juv Longham Lakes
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 1 Stanpit Marsh, 4 Middlebere
Red Kite - 1 over Wick
Osprey - 5 Poole Hbr.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Fisherman's Bank, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Common Sandpiper - 3 Christchurch Hbr.
Pied Flycatcher - 5 Lulworth Cove, 4 Abbotsbury Tropical Gardens, 3 Portland, 2 Lodmoor &1 Abbotsbury Swannery.
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Sightings - Friday 3rd August 2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:37
Garganey - 3 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 juv Longham Lakes
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Field's RSPB
Osprey - 5 Poole Hbr.

Greenshank - Holloway's Dock Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale

Whimbrel - Holloway's Dock Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


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Sightings - Thursday 2nd August 2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:32
Manx Shearwater - 7 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 2 Portland Bill
Purple Heron - 1 juv Littlesea Studland
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere, 2 Christchurch Hbr.
Osprey - 3 Poole Hbr seen various locations
Whimbrel - 8 Stanpit Marsh, 5 Brand's Bay
Ruff - 2 over Hengistbury Hd.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Christchurch Hbr.
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Sturminster Marshal GP.
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill

Sandwich Tern - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
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Sightings - Wednesday 1st August 2018

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:21
Garganey - 1 meadow pool Abbotsbury Swannery
Manx Shearwater - 13 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 5 Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 1 Middlebere
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Heron - 1 juv Littlesea Studland
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere
Osprey - 1 over Littlesea Fleet p.m, 1 Lytchett Bay
Whimbrel - 19 Christchurch Hbr.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Middlebere
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Studland NNR.

Linnet Hengistbury Head © David Wareham



Turnstone - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale
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