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w268: Dorset wildlife records 8th April 2020 - Osprey CJ7 is back and started preparing a nest, all she needs now is a mate; we wait in hope

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Wednesday, 8 April, 2020

Osprey CJ7 is back and started preparing a nest, all she needs now is a mate; we wait in hope

Osprey CJ7 waiting patiently on a nest site for a male osprey to show an interest! [Photo: Birds of Poole Harbour nestcam]

This is a list of the most interesting sightings for yesterday. To see the full list with more detail, maps and charts click on the 'visit website' link in the left panel:

Species Scientific Name Interest Group Interest Level No of Reports
Large Tortoiseshell Nymphalis polychloros Butterflies
5
1
Great Northern Diver Gavia immer Birds
4
1
Great Skua Catharacta skua Birds
4
1
Humming-bird Hawk-moth Macroglossum stellatarum Moths
4
1
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Birds
4
1
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Birds
4
1
Puffin Fratercula arctica Birds
4
1
Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds
4
13
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Birds
4
1
Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta Birds
3
1
Goodens Nomad Bee Nomada goodeniana Bees, Wasps and Ants
3
1
Goosander Mergus merganser Birds
3
1
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia Birds
3
2
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus Birds
3
1
Greenshank Tringa nebularia Birds
3
1
Least Black Arches Nola confusalis Moths
3
1
Linnet Carduelis cannabina Birds
3
1
Little Owl Athene noctua Birds
3
1
Pintail Anas acuta Birds
3
1
Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Birds
3
1