Thursday 18th August 2022

Grey Plover - 1 Holes Bay, 1 Brands Bay
Ringed Plover - 236 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit Bight, 1 Ferrybridge
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Wood Sandpiper - 3 Priory marsh, 1 South Bingham Reservoir, South End
Black-headed Gull - 600 mostly juvenile at West Bay, off East Beach
Black Tern - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Glossy Ibis - 1 Crouch Hill Scrape
Osprey - 3 or 4 Wareham Channel, 1 Morden Bog, 1 Lytchett Bay
White-tailed Eagle - 1 or 2 Wareham Channel
Melodious Warbler - 1 ringed Crown Estate Fields, Portland
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Sandy Point, Stdland
Firecrest - 1 Portland Bird Observatory
Pied Flycatcher - 7 Portland Bird Observatory, 4 Reap Lane, 2 Durlston, 2 Hengistbury Head
Redstart - 4 Durlston, 2 Stoborough Heath, 1 Wick, 1 PC World Drain
Whinchat - 1 Stoborough Heath
Tree Pipit - 7 over Stanpit Marsh

Sandwich Tern, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Wednesday 17th August 2022

Grey Partridge - 2 Hartland Moor
Ringed Plover - 148 Ferrybridge
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Stint - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Sanderling - 3 Ferrybridge, 3 Brownsea Island
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB on French's Pool
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Brownsea Island
Common Sandpiper - 15+ Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 Brownsea Island, 1 Ferrybridge
Greenshank - 14 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Green Sandpiper - 1 Rushcombe Brook
Yellow-legged Gull - 4 adults at Swineham on Stilt Pool
Spoonbill - 19 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Hobby - 1 over Wakeham (Portland)
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Tolpuddle Manor
Whinchat - 1 Hengistbury Head

Dunlin, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Tuesday 16th August 2022

Nightjar - 4 ringed last night on Brownsea Island
Cuckoo - 1 juvenile ealy morning at Wareham Common
Ringed Plover - 118 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit,  2 Brand's Bay, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Stint - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Sanderling - 4 Stanpit, 3 Ferrybridge
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB on French's Pool
Wood Sandpiper - 3 Priory Marsh, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Ferrybridge, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Brand's Bay
Common Sandpiper - 11 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Greenshank - 18 Brownsea Island Lagoon, 12 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit
Green Sandpiper - 12 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Holton Pools
Spoonbill - 20 Brownsea Island Lagoon, 1 Arne RSPB
Cattle Egret - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Osprey - 2 Lytchett Bay, 1 unringed female at Middlebere Channel
Hobby - 1 Long Bredy
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Hengistbury Nursery
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Hengistbury Nursery
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Wareham Common with cattle
Tree Pipit - 1 Hengistbury Head

Yesterday : a White Stork flew over DWT Brooklands Farm, Forston.

Monday 15th August 2022

Ringed Plover - 103 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit, 1 Brand's Bay, 1 Ferrybridge
Knot - 7 Stanpit, 1 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 4 Ferrybridge
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Bay
Common Sandpiper - 2 Brand's Bay
Green Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Glossy Ibis - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Spoonbill - 20 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 3 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 flushed by the White-tailed Eagle in the Wareham Channel
White-tailed Eagle - 1  released bird seem at the Warham Channel and over Hamworthy
Hobby - 1 between Herbury & Rodden Hive
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 trapped & ringed at Lytchett Heath, 1 trapped & ringed at Wyke Farm
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 between Herbury & Rodden Hive
Pied Flycatcher - 1 trapped & ringed at Wyke Farm
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB

Sunday 14th August 2022

Balearic Shearwater - 1 west
Cattle Egret - 6 Christchurch Hbr, 2 over West Bexington
White-tailed Eagle - 1 north over Winterborne Kingston (Presumed IoW intro)
Osprey - 2 Lytchett Bay (both un-ringed)
Grey Plover - 1 sum/plum Brownsea Is.
Little Ringed Plover - 1Stanpit Marsh
Whimbrel - 3 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 12 Christchurch Hbr.
Green Sandpiper - 2 over Stanpit Marsh
Wood Sandpiper - 2 Priory Marsh
Woodcock - 2 Lytchett Bay
Swift - 10 Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 through over Ferrybridge
Sand Martin - 90+ St Aldhelm's Hd, 20 Portland Bill, 2 Lytchett Bay
Swallow - 25 Portland Bill, 20+ St Aldhelm's Hd, 6 Lytchett Bay
House Martin - 5 Lytchett Bay, 2 St Aldhelm's Hd,
Willow Warbler - 30 Portland Bill, 20+ Rempstone, 15 Christchurch Hbr.
Lesser Whitethroat - 3 Stanpit Marsh
Whitethroat - 10 St Aldhelm's Hd, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Two River meadow embankment Christchurch
AQUATIC WARBLER - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery (Not in public area)
Spotted Flycatcher - 6 Studland Village, 5 Edmondsham, 3 Remstone, 3 Talbot Woods, 2 Thorncombe Wood.
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Southwell, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Redstart - 2 Rempstone
Whinchat - 3 Portland Bill, 1 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Barleycrates Lane
Wheatear - 50 Portland Bill, 8 Stanpit Marsh, 4 Ballard Down
Corn Bunting - 2 Ballard Down (First record in Poole Harbour recording area since 2010)

Spotted Flycatcher Thorncombe © Chris Churchill
















Wheatear - Crouch Hill Stanpit © Clinton Whale


Saturday 13th August 2022

Garganey - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Sooty Shearwater - 1 West Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 50+ Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 5 Stanpit Marsh
Glossy Ibis - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Osprey - 1 Middlebere (unringed), 2+ Lytchett Bay
Whimbrel - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Wimborne St. Giles
Wood Sandpiper - 3 Priory Marsh
Swift - 4 Wyke Down
Sand Martin - 6 St. Aldhelm"s Hd.
Swallow - 25  St. Aldhelm"s Hd.
Whitethroat - 11  St. Aldhelm"s Hd.
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Portland Bill
AQUATIC WARBLER - 2 Lytchett Bay
Spotted Flycatcher - 15 Lambert's castle, 1 Portland Bill, 1 Middlebere
Pied Flycatcher - 2 Portland Bill and singles Southwell, Wytch, Lambert's Castle, St Aldhelm's, Hardy's Monument, Sweethill, 1 Littlsea (Fleet)
Whinchat - 2 St. Aldhelm's Hd, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Wheatear - 70 Portland Bill, 13 St. Aldhelm's Hd, 3 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Marnhull

Coal Tit - Upton Country Park © Nick Hull


Friday 12th August 2022

Balearic Shearwater - 11 on sea 
White Stork - 29 Sutton Bingham Res. (Knepp intro released birds)
Glossy Ibis - Stanpit Marsh early a.m.
Spoonbill - 17 Brownsea lagoon, 1 over Wareham Train Station
Osprey - 1 Middlebere(un-ringed), 1 Lytchett Bay 
Whimbrel - 4 Ltchett Fiedls RSPB, 4 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 4 Brownsea Lagoon
Green Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit North Marsh
Spotted Redshank - 1 Holes Bay off stone bench
Greenshank - 12 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Silverlake
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh over South Marsh
Little Tern - 2 off shore off Double Dyke
Black Tern - 1 off shore off Double Dyke
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Middlebere Channel seen from Arne RSPB
AQUATIC WARBLER - 1 Lytchett Heath (caught + ringed)
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 West Bexington, single at Arne RSPB, Stanpit Marsh, Talbot Heath & Swyre Head
Redstart - 2 Knowl Hill, 1 Lytchett Heath, 1 West Bexington
Whinchat - 4 Stanpit Marsh
Wheatear - 6 Wesy Bexington, 3 Swyre Head, 2 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - 8 Stanpit Marsh, 2 Wareham Common


Aquatic Warbler - Lytchett Heath © Nick Hull





























Chiffchaff - Portesham © Janet Grove
























Thursday 11th August 2022

Quail - 1 calling Gillingham
Balearic Shearwater - 155 Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB 
Spoonbill - 12 Brownsea Lagoon
White Stork - 2 Over Upton
Glossy Ibis - 1 N Christchurch Hbr.
Osprey - 2 Wareham Channel, 1 Christcchurch Hbr.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Mudeford Quay, 1 Holes Bay
Spotted Redshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Little Tern - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Sand Martin - 160E Portland Bill
Swallow - 100E Portland Bill
Willow Warbler - 15 Stanpit Marsh, 15 Portland Bill, 8 Greenlands Farm
Grasshopper Warbler - 4 Durlston CP.
Pied Flycatcher - 2 Greenlands Farm, 1 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Sweethill Portland.
Redstart - 1 Greenlands Farm
Whinchat - 2 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Portland Bill
Wheatear - 30 Portland Bill, 3 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - 8 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Lodmoor RSPB

Osprey (CJ7) - Wareham Channel © Nick Hull


Wednesday 10th August 2022

Avocet - 7 Brownsea Lagoon
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge, 5 Middlebere, 10 Stanpit Creek
Green Sandpiper - 1 Middlebere, 4 Sherford Pool
Redshank - 47 Lytchett Fields
Spotted Redshank - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Greenshank - 11 Middlebere, 14 Brownsea Lagoon, 12 Lytchett Fields
Mediterranean Gull - c.1000 Ferrybridge
Yellow-legged Gull - juvenile South Marsh Stanpit
Balearic Shearwater - 15 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 17 Brownsea Lagoon
Honey Buzzard - 2 drifted over Piddle Valley
Red Kite - 2 north of  Didlington Farm
Spotted Flycatcher - 5 Arne
Redstart - fem Arne
Yellow Wagtail - 9 Stanpit Marsh, 1 over Greenlands Farm
Crossbill - 6 Swanage

Wheatear, Crouch Hill Stanpit Marsh  © Clinton Whale


Tuesday 9th August 2022

Quail - 1 Tarrant Rushton
Black-tailed Godwit - 219 Holes Bay
Redshank - 97 Holes Bay, 42 Poole Harbour
Glossy Ibis - 1 flew towards Stanpit Marsh
 Spoonbill - 16 Brownsea Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Osprey - 2 or 3 migrants seen around Poole Harbour
Honey Buzzard - 1 drifting western area of Poole Harbour
White-tailed Eagle - released juvenile through Lytchett Bay
Red Kite - 1 Blandford
Garden Warbler - 4 Winspit, 1 Priory Marsh
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Winspit
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Priory Marsh
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Tout Quarry Portland
Redstart - 1 Winspit
Wheatear - 1 Wild Woodbury
Tree Pipit - 5 Wild Woodbury


Yesterday:
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Lambert's Castle
Black Redstart - 1 Poole Quay

Tree Pipit, Wild Woodbury © Trevor Warrick



Juvenile Spotted Flycatcher,Thorncombe Woods © Trevor Warrick







Monday 8th August 2022

Grey Partridge - at least 3 coveys at Milborne St Andrew 
Cuckoo - 1 Maiden castle
Stone Curlew - 1 east past Portland Bird Observatory
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland bill
Balearic Shearwater - 10 past Portland Bill
Roseate Tern - 1 past Christchurch Harbour west
Glossy Ibis - 1 flew north Christchurch Harbour
Spoonbill - 11 Brownsea Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 2 past along west cliffs Portland, 1 Christchurch Harbour
Osprey - 1 seen flying south over Monkey Jump roundabout Dorchester
White-tailed Eagle - 1 released immature through Poole Harbour
Wood Warbler - 1 at Ashtree Meadows
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Thornecombe Woods


Sunday 7th August 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Maiden Castle
 Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 2 Studland
Curlew - 127 Studland
Greenshank - 3 Stanpit Bight
Black Tern - 1 East Marsh Christchurch
Cattle Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Purple Heron - 1 Coward's Marsh
Garden Warbler - 2 Ringstead
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Ringstead'
Aquatic Warbler - 1 trapped, ringed Longham Lakes
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Ringstead, 4 Wareham Forest
Pied Flycatcher - 2 Wareham Forest
Wheatear - 2 Ashmore, 1 Goldingstone Heath, 1 Studland, 4 Ringstead

Grey Heron, Iford Weir Christchurch  © Clinton Whale



Saturday 6th August 2022

Quail - 3 Tarrant Rushton Airfield
Whimbrel - 3 Brand's Bay, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Greenshank - 2 Brand's Bay
Common Sandpiper - 3 Lodmoor RSPB, 2 Stanpit
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Black Tern - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Cattle Egret - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Great White Egret - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 10 over Brownsea Island lagoon
White-tailed Eagle -  released birds seem over Littledown (Bournemouth), Piddle Valley, Wareham Channel and Morden Bog
Sedge Warbler - 300 Christchurch Harbour
Willow Warbler - 30 Christchurch Harbour
Pied Flycatcher - 1 West Bexington
Whinchat - 1 Stanpit

Great Spotted Woodpecker, West Moors © Roy Nicklin

 

Friday 5th August 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 2 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 9 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 5 Stanpit
White-rumped Sandpiper - 1 Ferrybridge, reported throughout day but flushed this evening
Common Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit
Spoonbill - 10 Brownsea Island
Hobby - 1 over Buckhorn Weston
Redstart - 1 St Aldhelm's Head
Whinchat - 1 St Aldhelm's Head

Linnet, Stanpit © Dave Hill

Little Egret, Stanpit © Dave Hill

Robin, Stanpit © Dave Hill


Thursday 4th August 2022

Ringed Plover - 64 Ferrybridge, 2 Christchurch Harbour
Whimbrel - 2 Holes Bay, 1 Peveril Point, 6 Stanpit Marsh
Sanderling - 10 Ferrybridge
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Over Crouch Hill Stanpit Marsh
Yellow - legged Gull - 1 Branders Bank Christchurch Harbour
Balearic Shearwater - 6 Off Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery Marsh Meadow Pool
Honey Buzzard - 1 Over Easton Portland
Willow Warbler - 50 Durlston CP, 30 Wytch Farm, 7 Wick Hegisbury
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston CP, 2 Christchurch Harbour
Garden Warbler - 1 Langton Matravers, 1 Christchurch Harbour
Spotted Flycatcher - 4 Wytch Farm
Yellow Wagtail - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery Marsh Meadow Pool

Yesterday: Roseate Tern - Mudeford Quay

Honey Buzzard - Dorset undisclosed location ©Mike Coleman



Wednesday 3rd August 2022

Brent Goose - 4 Brands Bay
Avocet - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Ringed Plover - 52 Ferrybridge, 12 Brownsea Lagoon, 1 Brands Bay
Little Stint - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Greenshank - 12 Brownsea Lagoon
Balearic Shearwater - 11 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery Marsh Meadow Pool
Osprey - 5  Poole Harbour incl 1 un-ringed migrant that visited the Poole Harbour nest
Red Kite - 1 West of Blandford Forum
Hobby - 1 Hartland Moor 
Wheatear - 1 Hartland Moor

Curlew - Stanpit Marsh ©Clinton Whale



Little Egrets - Stanpit Marsh ©Clinton Whale



Tuesday 2nd August 2022

Brent Goose - 4 Brands Bay
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Ringed Plover - 74 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 7 Stanpit Marsh, 3 Brands Bay
Knot - 2 Brownsea Lagoon
Little Stint - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 4 Middlebere, 5 Brownsea Lagoon
Yellow-legged Gull - 2 Middlebere
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Lagoon
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Middlebere, 1 Wareham Forest
Wheatear - 1 Hengisbury Head

Yesterday: Balearic Shearwater - 44 past Portland Bill

Spotted Flycatcher - Middlebere


Monday 1st August 2022

Brent Goose - 3 Brands Bay
Whimbrel - 3 Brands Bay
Common sandpiper - 6 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Silverlake
Green Sandpiper - 15 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 13 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Black Redstart - 1 Behind Poole Arms Poole
Redstart - 1 Charmouth
Wheatear - 1 Ferrybridge

Little Grebe - Hengisbury Head ©Clinton Whale



 

Sunday 31st July 2022

Whimbrel - 3 Stanpit Marsh
Spotted Redshank - 4 Middlebere
Greenshank - 12 Middlebere
Yellow-legged Gull - 2 Middlebere
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Durlston CP
Spoonbill - 6 Arne RSPB, 3 over Swineham Point
Cattle Egret - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery

Yesterday: -

Osprey - 1 migratory bird, Morden Bog

Linnets, Stanpit Marsh ©Clinton Whale


Green Sandpiper, Middlebere ©Mark Wright


Little Terns, Ferrybridge ©Angela Thomas

Saturday 30th July 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 2 Marsh Meadow Pool, Abbotsbury Swannery
Whimbrel - 14 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Ferrybridge
Knot - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Little Stint - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Common Sandpiper - 3 Stanpit Marsh, 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 3 Marsh Meadow Pool, Abbotsbury, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Spoonbill - 10 Brownsea Lagoon, 2 Arne RSPB
Great White Egret - 4 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel
White-tailed Eagle - 1 released bird Wareham Channel
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Arne RSPB

Yesterday: -

Quail - 3 Tarrant Rushton Airfield
Arctic Skua - 2 (1 Dark, 1 Light Phase) off Durlston CP

Green Sandpiper, Snipe, Greenshank at Abbotsbury © Steve Groves


Spotted Flycatcher, Arne RSPB © Kate Plater


Common Tern, Arne RSPB © Kate Plater

Friday 29th July 2022

Greenshank - 6 Middlebere
Meditteranean Gull - 500+ off Portland Bill
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 11 off Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 42 off Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 47 off Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Lagoon, 2 Middlebere
Great White Egret - 1 East of Lower Bockhampton
Osprey - 1 SE over Bridging Camp, The Fleet
Red Kite - 1 Crete Bottom
White-tailed Eagle - 1 released bird Wareham Channel
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 East Fleet
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Littlesea, The Fleet

Grey Heron, Longham Lakes © Dave Hill


Little Stint, Lodmoor © Phil Cheeseman


Goldfinch, Hamworthy ©Tina Dawkins

Thursday 28th July 2022

Quail - 1 Tarrant Rushton
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields
Whimbrel - 1 Lodmoor, 1 Lytchett Fields
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor, 1 Lytchett Fields
Redshank - 30+ Lytchett Fields
Greenshank - 9 Lytchett Fields, 1 Holes Bay
Red Kite - 1 over Blandford
White-tailed Eagle - 1 released immature Wareham Channel

Yesterday: -

Oystercatcher - 93 Stanpit Marsh
Willow Warbler - 10 Portland Bird Observatory

Great White Egrets, Lodmoor © Adrian Groves


Green Woodpecker, Longham Lakes © Sam Staines


Water Rail with chick, Lodmoor © Phil Cheeseman

Wednesday 27th July 2022.

Little Ringed Plover - 2 Rodden Hive, 2 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 1 Lodmoor, 1 Lytchett Fields, 5 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 8 Lytchett Fields.
Green Sandpiper - 7 Lytchett Fields.
Common Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields.
Sanderling - 7+ Ferrybridge, 19 Shell Beach.
Manx Shearwater - 30 past Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 78 past Portland Bill.
Great White Egret - 5 Lodmoor.
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Brownsea Island in the morning, 1 Wareham Channel later.


Lesser Black-backed Gull, Merley © Roger Peart.

Tuesday 26th July 2022.

Pectoral Sandpiper - an adult at Lytchett Fields until early afternoon.
Manx Shearwater - 3 Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 18 past Portland Bill.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel.
Yellow-legged Gull - 8 Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 Bere Regis (Wild Woodbury).
Dipper - 1 near Sherborne.


Crossbill, Wareham Forest yesterday © Winter and Aspen Stobart.

Crossbill, Wareham Forest yesterday © Winter and Aspen Stobart.

Monday 25th July 2022

Sanderling - 9 Ferrybridge
Little Stint - 1 Lodmoor RSPB, still on Postbox Pool
Knot - 1 Stanpit, 1 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Hengistbury, 1 Ferrybridge
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Hengistbury

Sunday 24th July 2022

Sanderling - 12 Ferrybridge
Little Stint - 1 Lodmoor RSPB on Postbox Pool
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit, 1 Hengistbury
Common Sandpiper - 3 Stanpit
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 4 Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 6 Portland Bill
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Stanpit

Saturday 23rd July 2022.

Great Bustard - 2 possibles distantly at Silverlake.
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge.
Whimbrel - 2 Middlebere, 9 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 9 Lytchett Fields, 3 Lytchett Fields.
Sanderling - 11 Ferrybridge.
Common Sandpiper - 1 East Parley, 5 Lytchett Fields, 5 Stanpit.
Green Sandpiper - 10 Lytchett Fields.
Manx Shearwater - 3 Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 5 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere.
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel early, 1 Lytchett Fields later (IoW reintroduction scheme).
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Mediterranean Gull - 750 Portland Bill.
Yellow-legged Gull - 4 Portland Bill, 10 Swineham.
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 Lytchett Heath, 2 Stanpit.
Crossbill - 4 over Lytchett Fields.

Friday 22nd July 2022.

Cuckoo - 2 East Parley.
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit in breeding plumage.
Knot - 1 Rodden Hive.
Whimbrel - 3 Stanpit.
Little Stint - 1 Hengistbury.
Greenshank - 1 Brownsea Island.
Sanderling - 11 Ferrybridge.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Rodden Hive.
Red Kite - 1 Cheselbourne.
Hobby - 1 Herbury.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Broadmayne (Conygar).
Black Redstart - 1 Poole Quay.


Pheasant, Stanpit © Clinton Whale

Thursday 21st July 2022

Sanderling - 6 Ferrybridge
Yellow-legged Gull - 3 Portland Bill
Little Tern - total of 55/60 fledglings this season at the Chesil Recovery Project, Ferrybridge
Glossy Ibis - 2 commuting between Abbotsbury Swannery and Lodmoor RSPB
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 ringed Portland Bird Observatory
Garden Warbler - 1 ringed Portland Bird Observatory
Sedge Warbler - 1 ringed Portland Bird Observatory

Wednesday 20th July 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Sanderling - 2 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 11 Lodmoor RSPB, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Lytchett Bay
Green Sandpiper - 11 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 5 Lodmoor RSPB
Greenshank - 2 Lodmoor RSPB, 2 Lytchett Bay
Yellow-legged Gull - 2 juveniles at Lodmoor RSPB
Glossy Ibis - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery on Meadows Pool
Great White Egret - 8 Lodmoor RSPB
Cattle Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB on Postbox Pool

Ringed Plover and Dunlin, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Sandwich Tern, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale

Tuesday 19th July 2022

Dark-bellied Brent Geese - 3 Studland
Golden Pheasant - 1 Holton Lee
Glossy Ibis - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Whimbrel - 4 Studland
Common Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 15 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 9 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Swift - 45 Ferrybridge
Garden Warbler - 2 on the Rivers Meet Meadow Christchurch.
Wheatear - 1 Stanpit Marsh

Ruff - Stanpit Marsh © Garry Hayman