Saturday 21st May 2022

Caspian Gull - 1 probable, Brownsea Lagoon
Roseate Tern - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 4 Lytchett Fields
Great White Egret - 1 River Stour, Child Okeford
Red Kite - 2 Maiden Castle
Golden Oriole - 1 Arne
Wheatear  - 7 Maiden Castle
Corn Bunting - 20+ Maiden Castle

Grey Heron, Iford Weir © Clinton Whale

Friday 20th May 2022

Nightjar - 1 Sugar Hill, Wareham
Whimbrel - 2 The Fleet
Spoonbill - 2 Brownsea lagoon
Golden Oriole - 1 Grove Stadium, Portland
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 West Cliffs, Portland

Peregrine, Poole  © Maurice Whitney

Thursday 19th May 2022

Nightjar - 2 Morden Bog
Cuckoo - 3 Morden Bog, 1 Briantspuddle
Purple Sandpiper - 1 Mudeford Sandspit Groynes
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Little Gull - 1 off Hengistbury Head
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Red Kite - 1 Charborough Park
Hobby - 4 Longham Lakes, 2 Morden Bog
Redstart - 2 Morden Bog
Tree Pipit - 2 Morden Bog

Yesterday: -

Arctic Skua - 4 off Portland Bill
Ballearic Shearwater - 1 off Portland Bill

Wheatear, Crouch Hill © Clinton Whale


Blue Tit, Hamworthy © Tina Dawkins

Mute Swan Cygnets, Blandford © Mike Kirby


Grey Wagtail, Blandford © Mike Kirby


Wednesday 18th May 2022.

Black-winged Stilt - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery.
Grey Plover - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Whimbrel - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Greenshank - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Sanderling - 12 Christchurch Harbour.
Little Stint - 1 briefly over Stanpit.
Little Tern - 2 Stanpit.
Gull-billed Tern - a possible in NW Poole Harbour/Wareham Channel.
Red-throated Diver - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 2 over Brownsea Island.
Hobby - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Golden Oriole - 1 Brownsea Island.


Mallard at Iford © Clinton Whale















Blackbird at Stanpit © Dave Hill.















Jackdaw at Stanpit © Dave Hill.














Wheatear at Stanpit © Dave Hill.

Tuesday 17th May 2022.

Velvet Scoter - 1 Branksome Chine.
Cuckoo - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 3 Morden Bog.
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit.
Knot - 1 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 7 Stanpit.
Sanderling - 8 Mudeford sandspit, 2 Stanpit.
Common Gull - 1 Chesil Beach.
Little Gull - 1 Mudeford Quay.
Little Tern - 1 Branksome Chine.
Arctic Skua - 1 Mudeford Quay.
Great Northern Diver - 3 Hengistbury Head.
Red-throated Diver - 1  Hengistbury Head.
Manx Shearwater - 3 Chesil Beach.
Squacco Heron - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Spoonbill - 2 Brownsea Island, 1 Wareham Channel.
Red Kite - 1 Portland East Cliffs, 1 Stanpit.
Hobby - 1 Upton Heath, 1 Woodbury.
Bee-eater - 1 Coryates.
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Stanpit.
Whinchat - 1-2 Hengistbury Head.
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Morden Bog, 1 Stanpit, 1 Tolpuddle.
Nightingale - 1 western Poole Harbour.

Monday 16th May 2022

Nightjar - 1 sound recorded over Bridport last night
Cuckoo - 1 Upton, 1 Moreton Plantation
Whimbrel - 1 Herbury (The Fleet)
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Bar-tailed Godwit - 9 Herbury (The Fleet)
Little Gull - 2 off Hengistbury
Spoonbill - 3 Brownsea Island
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Poole, in private garden
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Upton

Tawny Owl, Littlesea (The Fleet) © Freddy Alway

 

Sunday 15th May 2022

Cuckoo - 2 Longham Lakes, 2 Stoborough Heath, 1 Brand's Bay, 1 Frome Valley
Garganey - 1 drake at Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Stint - 2 briefly at Abbotsbury Swannery
Common Sandpiper - 1 Longham Lakes
Great Northern Diver - 2 St Aldhelm's Head, 1 Shell Bay
Manx Shearwater -  1 St Aldhelm's Head
Spoonbill - 4 Arne RSPB
Cattle Egret - 13 Worgret
Great White Egret - 1 Frome Valley
Honey-buzzard - 1 over Lodmoor RSPB
Hobby - 1 Frome Valley, 1 Longham Lakes
Wood Warbler - 1 Christchurch Harbour (Ashtree Meadows)
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Christchurch Harbour (Ashtree Meadows), 1 St Aldhelm's Head quarry, 1 Lytchett Bay
Yellow Wagtail - 2 over Stanpit Marsh

Starling, Woodville © John Bishop

 

Saturday 14th May 2022

Cuckoo - 1 West Compton
Glaucous Gull - 3rd cy at Lodmoor RSPB again
Iceland Gull - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Puffin - 2 Dancing Ledge
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Cattle Egret - 12 East Holme
Honey-buzzard - 1 in off the sea at St Aldhelm's Head
Hen Harrier - 1 over Swineham GPs
Hobby - 1 over West Compton
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 St Aldhelm's Head
Black Redstart - 1 Dancing Ledge

Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham

 

Friday 13th May 2022

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 5 Weymouth Bay
Cuckoo - 1 Brownsea Island
Whimbrel - 4 Ringstead Bay, 3 Rodden Hive
Sanderling - 6 Herbury (The Fleet), 6 Christchurch Harbour
Glaucous Gull - 3rd cy at West Bexington and another (same?) Lodmoor RSPB
Great Northern Diver - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Hengistbury
Sooty Shearwater - 1 Portland Bill
Hoopoe - 1 Charminster
Bee-eater -1 Portland Bill, mobile but not seen since early afternoon
Spotted Flycatcher - 11-20 around Hengistbury/Wick area
Firecrest - 1 Hengistbury Wood
Whinchat -
1 Hengistbury Head

Little Egret, Iford Weir © Clinton Whale

Mute Swan, Tuckton © Dave Hill

Common Sandpiper, Tuckton © Dave Hill

 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Tuckton © Dave Hill
   

Thursday 12th May 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Litton Cheney, 1 Morden Bog
Whimbrel - 11 Charmouth
 Sanderling - 12 Charmouth, 98 Studland Beach
Purple Sandpiper - 10 Cobb Wall Lyme Regis
Common Sandpiper - 1 Charmouth
Caspian Gull - 1st summer in Crown Estate fields Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 2 past Portland Bill
Red-throated Diver - 2 past Charmouth
Great Northern Diver - 8 past Portland Bill, 1 past Charmouth
Sooty Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill
Osprey - 1 over Morden Bog
Hoopoe - 1 Charminster

Yesterday's Red-necked Phalarope, Pilot's Point Studland © Aidan Brown


House Martin, Sturminster Newton © Matt Cooper


Rock Pipit, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Common Sandpiper, Iford Weir © Clinton Whale





Wednesday 11th May 2022

Wigeon - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Whimbrel - 1 Holloway's Dock
Black-tailed Godwit - 104 Holloway's Dock
Sanderling - c.50 Pilot's Point Shell Bay, 19 Christchurch Harbour beach
Purple Sandpiper - 4 Peveril Point Swanage
Red-necked Phalarope - 1 Pilot's Point Studland
Greenshank - 1 Holloway's Dock
Little Gull - 1st summer past Mudeford Quay
 Glaucous Gull - 1 probable flew from Lodmoor to Weymouth Bay
Pomarine Skua - 1 past Portland Bill, 1 past Mudeford Quay
Great Northern Diver - 12 past Portland Bill
Sooty Shearwater  - 1 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Cattle Egret - 5 Wareham, 3 Middlebere
Short-eared Owl - 1 in the dunes at Studland


Blackcap, Stanpit Marsh  © Clinton Whale


Purple Sandpiper, Peveril Point © Steve Peppiatt


Tuesday 10th May 2022

 Brent Goose - 3 Brands Bay Studland, 1 Stanpit
Grey Plover - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Whimbrel -3 Brands Bay Studland, 2 Christchurch Harbour
Bar-tailed Godwit - 2 Stanpit
Turnstone - 2 Peveril Point Swanage
Knot - 4 Brownsea NT
Purple Sandpiper - 19 The Cobb Lyme Regis, 4 Peveril Point Swanage
Little Tern - 2 Lytchett Bay
Roseate Tern - 1 briefly at Lodmoor and Weymouth Bay, 2 on lagoon Brownsea Island NT
Pomarine Skua - 2 past Portland Bill, 4 past Chesil Cove, 1 past Camp Road Wyke Regis
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston CP
Dipper - 1 on River Lim Lyme Regis


Common Tern, Brownsea NT © Clive and Rosemary Hargrave

Common Tern, Brownsea NT © Clive and Rosemary Hargrave


Monday 9th May 2022

Barnacle Goose - 3 Silverlake
Whimbrel - 1 Herbury, The Fleet, 4 Lytchett Bay, 1 Ferrybridge
Bar-tailed Godwit - 6 Rodden Hive, 6 Ferrybridge
Knot - 1 opposite Langton Hive Point, The Fleet, 4 Brownsea Island
Sanderling - 10 Herbury, The Fleet
Purple Sandpiper - 11 on the Rock,  Lyme Regis
Greenshank - 3 Rodden Hive
Little Gull - 1 past Hengistbury Head
 Roseate Tern - 1 flew east Hengistbury
Black Tern - 6 off Portland Bill, 
Arctic Tern - 1 Hengistbury,
Pomarine Skua - 24 past Hengistbury Head, 6 flew east Durlston CP, 1 past Portland Bill, 2 Charmouth, 
2 east from Chesil Cove
Great Northern Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Head
Red Kite - 4 over Slepe Heath

Sunday 8th May 2022

Garganey - 2 Radipole Lake RSPB, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Red-throated Diver - 1 Chesil Cove
Black-throated Diver - 1 ad/sum Chesil Cove
Cattle Egret - 4 Lower Frome Valley
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Red Kite - 3 Lytchett Maltravers, 3 Maiden Castle, 3 Iwern Minster, 2 Wareham Forest, 1 Child Okeford
Osprey - 2 over Wareham Channel
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Hengistbury Hd.
Whimbrel - 10 Wareham Channel, 2 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Arctic Skua - 4 Chesil Cove
Little Tern - 24 Ferrybridge
Arctic Tern - 12E Chesil Cove
Woodchat Shrike - 1 1st/sum fem. Portland Bill
Lesser Whitethroat - 2 Portland Bill
Whinchat - 3 Ferrybridge
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Reap Lane Portland

Dartford Warbler _ Talbot Heath © Vincent Blood


Saturday 7th May 2022

Cattle Egret - 4 in the Lower Frome Valley
Red Kite - 1 St Aldhelm's Hd, 1 Eype, 1 West Compton
White-tailed Eagle - 1 imm Wareham Channel (IoW Intro)
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail in off sea Portland Bill
Putative Eastern (Siberian) Common Tern - 1 again Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Gull - 1ad Hengistbury Hd again on the HHC mudbar.
Swift - 4 Longham Lakes, 2 Portland Bill, 1 St Aldhelm's Hd, 1 Durlston CP.
Hobby - 1 over Wareham Channel, 1 over Longham Lakes
Swallow - 24 St Aldhelm's Hd.
Spotted Flycatcher - 5 Portland Bill
Redstart - 1 Portland Bill
Wheatear - 30 Portland Bill, 21 St Aldhelm's Hd, 4 Hengistbury Hd, 4 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - 3 St Aldhelm's Hd.

Bar-tailed Godwit - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale



Wheatear - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Friday 6th May 2022

Barnacle Goose - 3 Brownsea Lagoon
Whimbrel - 11 Lynch Cove, 2E Hengistbury Hd, 1 Portland Bill
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lynch Cove, 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Wood Sandpiper - 1W Abbotsbury Swannery
Putative Eastern (Siberian) Common Tern (longipennis) - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Gull - 1ad  Hengistbury Hd on HHC mudbar)
Cuckoo - 1 Longham Lakes
Swift - 1 Longham Lakes

Ringed Plover - Hengistbury Hd © Clinton Whale



















Wheatear - Stanpit Marsh - © Dave Hill



















Common Whitethroat - Stanpit Marsh © Dave Hill


Thursday 5th May 2022

Brent Goose - 1 East Marsh Stanpit
Garganey - 1 drake Lodmoor RSPB
Red-throated Diver - 1 west Hengistbury Hd.
Cattle Egret - 4 Holes Bay, 4 Wareham South River Frome.
Whimbrel - 3 Herbury, 2 Holes Bay, 2 Portland Hbr.
Sanderling - 4 Charmouth, 3 from Mudeford Quay
Purple Sandpiper - 1 from Mudeford Quay
Common Sandpiper - 1 from Mudeford Quay
Swift - 2 Bridport, 1 Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 Herbury, 1 Lydlinch
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Wakeham Portland
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Portland Bill
Whinchat - 3 Portland Bill
Leucorhoa (Greenland) Wheatear Hengistbury Hd.
Serin - 1 over north Blacknor Portland

Drake Garganey Lodmoor RSPB © Allan Membury



Wednesday 4th May 2022

Garganey - 2 Lytchett Fileds RSPB, 1 Brownsea Lagoon, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Nightjar - 1 Wareham Forest, 1 Brownsea Island
Cuckoo - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little ringed Plover - 2 Radipole RSPB, 3 Lytchetts fields RSPB
Bar tailed Godwit - 36 Brownsea Lagoon,  35 Ferrybridge
Knot - 3 Brownsea Lagoon
Little Gull - 1 off Bournemouth Pier
Arctic Tern - 1 off Bournemouth Pier
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere, 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - Poole Harbour BoPH  safari cruise 
White tailed Eagle - Wareham Channel BoPH  safari cruise (IoW Reintroduction)
Bearded Tit - Swineham BoPH  safari cruise 
Garden Warbler - 1 Easton Portland
Tree Pipit - 1 Easton Portland
Serin - 1 Portland Bill flew over Obs garden

Garganey - Lodmoor RSPB ©Daragh  Croxson




lesser Whitethroat - Stanpit Marsh ©Clinton Whale




Grey Wagtail - Longham Lakes ©Ron Poulter



Tuesday 3rd May 2022

Cuckoo - 1 calling between Bridging Camp & Littlesea
Little ringed Plover - 3 Radipole RSPB, 2 Lytchett Fileds RSPB
Bar tailed Godwit - 45 Ferrybridge
Wood sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor RSPB postbox pool
Arctic Skua - 1 East past Durlston CP
Great Northern Diver - 1 flying west off Durlston CP
Manx shearwater - 4 flew west Durlston CP
Spoonbill - 5 middlebere, 4 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - 3 flew down piddle Valley nr wareham
Garden Warbler - 10 The Hump Portland
Ring Ouzel - 2 Portland Bill top field
Whinchat - 2  Portland Bill top field

Ring Ouzel - Portland ©Daniel Law




Cormorant - Longham Lakes ©Roger Peart





Monday 2nd May 2022

Mandarin Duck - 2 on the River Stour by Canford School
Nightjar - 1 Rempstone Forest
Cuckoo - 1 Piddles Wood, 1 Longham Lakes, 1 West Compton, Rempstone Forest
Ringed Plover - 16 Ferrybridge
Purple Sandpiper - 4 Lyme Regis Cobb
Common Sandpiper - 4 Longham Lakes
Little Gull - 1 off Hengisbury Head
Black Tern - 1 off Hengisbury Head
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Garden Warbler - 2 Hengisbury Head Nursery, 1 Cogden
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland in private garden
Pied flycatcher - 1 Portland nr Weston Street
Black redstart - 1 Portland Bill, Easton in private garden
Whinchat - 1  Portland Bill, 1 Stanpit Marsh, Greenland Farm Studland
Tree Pipit - 1 Rempstone Forest
Brambling - 2 South Haven

Wheatear - Stanpit Marsh ©Clinton Whale


Sunday 1st May 2022

Garganey -  2 Lytchett Fields RSPB French's Pool
Cuckoo - 1 Charlton Down
Ringed Plover - 18 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Rosette Tern - Lyme Regis pelagic
Pomarine Skua - 4  off Portland Bill
Great Northern Diver - 40 Lyme Regis pelagic
Spoonbill - 8 Poole Harbour
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel (IoW  reintroduction)
Hobby - 2 over Swineham, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Ulwell
Blue headed Wagtail - 1 possible female in top fields Portland Bill

Song Thrush - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale




Saturday 30th April 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 2 Swineham GPs.
Garganey - 2 Lytchett Fields.
Eider - 1 Durlston CP.
Cuckoo - 1-2 lower Frome valley, 1 Sixpenny Handley.
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Bridport, 1 Charmouth, 1 Holes Bay, 2 White Nothe.
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Gull sp. - the large white-winged gull was on Lodmoor; species is not yet confirmed.
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge.
Arctic Tern - 4 Ferrybridge.
Great Skua - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 2 Durlston CP, 1 Portland Bill.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Durlston CP, 1 St Aldhelm's Head.
Black-throated Diver - 2 Durlston CP.
Red-throated Diver - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Portland Bill.
Manx Shearwater - 35 Chesil Beach, 45 Durlston CP.
Cattle Egret - 1 North over Christchurch Harbour.
Red Kite - 1 Sixpenny Handley, 1 Martinstown.
Black Kite - 1 North over Corfe Castle (this was not Thursday's bird).
Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland, 7 St Aldhelm's Head, 2 Wick.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland Bill.
Whinchat - 1 Charmouth, 1 Durlston CP meadows, 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Stanpit.
Firecrest - 1 St Aldhelm's Head.

Reed Warbler, Sturminster Newton © Matt Cooper














Reed Bunting, Sturminster Newton © Matt Cooper















Sedge Warbler, Sturminster Newton © Matt Cooper


Friday 29th April 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 2 East Holme GPs.
Cuckoo - 1 Arne, 1 East Holme GPs.
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields, 1 Tincleton cressbeds.
Common Sandpiper - 3 Longham Lakes.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 46 past Chesil.
Whimbrel - 10 Ferrybridge, 10 past St Aldhelm's Head.
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Common Tern - 165+ Brownsea Island.
Puffin - 1 from Chesil Beach.
Great Northern Diver - 2 past St Aldhelm's Head.
Manx Shearwater - 86 past Chesil Beach.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 3-4 Poole Harbour.
Red Kite - 1 Gussage Down, 1 Swanage.
Hoopoe - 1 West Bexington (Manor Hotel).
Redstart - 3 Portland, 1 St Aldhelm's Head, 1 Studland (Greenlands Farm).
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland.
Whinchat - 5 Portland (Barleycrates), 1 St Aldhelm's Head, 1 Studland (Greenlands Farm), 2 West Bay.

Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham.


Thursday 28th April 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Cogden Beach, 1 Brownsea Island
Sanderling - 3 West Bexington
Purple Sandpiper - 1 West Bay
Common Sandpiper - 1 Silverlake on eastern lake, 1 Longham Lakes
Greenshank - 1 Hengistbury in Barn Bight
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island lagoon
Cattle Egret - 17 Wareham on R. Frome seen from bridge
Great White Egret - 1 over Christchurch Harbour
Black Kite -1 seen at Langton Matravers, Ulwell Gap and Ballard Down
Hobby - 1 Studland Beach heading north, 1 Christchurch Harbour
Redstart - 1 Cogden Beach
Whinchat -
1 Cogden Beach
Yellow Wagtail - 2 Christchurch Harbour

Coot, Longham Lakes © Roger Peart

Wheatear, Longham Lakes © Roger Peart

 


 

Wednesday 27th April 2022.

Garganey - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Longham Lakes, 2 Lytchett Fields.
Swift - 1 nr Child Okeford, 2 Hengistbury Head, 4 Longham Lakes, 8 Portland Bill, 
        2 Sandbanks, 1 Shapwick, 1 Swineham.
Cuckoo - 1 Brownsea Island.
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Poole Harbour.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Canford School, 1 Longham Lakes.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Green Sandpiper - 2 Poole Harbour.
Greenshank - 1 Brownsea Island.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 98 Chesil.
Whimbrel - 1 Brownsea Island, 2 at and 22 past Hengistbury Head, 1 Lytchett Fields, 
        3 Peveril Point, 2 Poole Harbour.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Glaucous Gull - a possible past Portland Bill.
Little Tern - 3 past Portland Bill.
Great Northern Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Head.
Red-throated Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Head.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 5 Poole Harbour.
Red Kite - 1 Cheselbourne.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Poole Harbour.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Poole Harbour (Isle of Wight reintroduction scheme).
Hobby - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Poole Harbour, 4 Portland Bill.
Redstart - 1 Lytchett Bay.
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Hengistbury Head (Solent Meads).
Whinchat - 3+ Portland.
Ring Ouzel - 1 Portland Bill.

Dunlin, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale.
















Curlew Sandpiper, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale.




Tuesday 26th April 2022.

Garganey - 2 Lytchett Fields.
Grey Plover - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Stour Valley LNR.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Bar-tailed Godwit - c.650 distantly past Portland Bill.
Arctic Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery.
Arctic Skua - 4 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island.
Cattle Egret - 5 lower Frome Valley.
Great White Egret - 1 lower Frome Valley.
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Red Kite - 1 Lytchett Heath.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over Keysworth then Morden (Isle of Wight reintroduction scheme).
Whimbrel - 15 Christchurch Harbour, 4 past Hengistbury Head.
Redstart - 2 Hengistbury Head, 2 St Aldhelm's Head.
Lesser Whitethroat - 2 Stanpit.
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Shapwick/White Mill area.
Wood Warbler - 1 Muscliffe.

Curlew Sandpiper, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale.


Monday 25th April 2022


Egyptian Goose - 4 Swineham, 2 East Stoke
Garganey - 2 Lytchett Fields
Cuckoo - 1 Swineham, 1 Gt. Ovens Heath, nr. Wareham
Whimbrel - 6 Brownsea Lagoon, 2 Smallmouth Bay, Ferrybridge
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 8 Postbox Pool, Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Nth over West Cliffs, 1 Nth over Easton, both Portland
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Nth over Avalanche Hump
Red Kite - 1 Parkstone
Hobby - 1 Lytchett Fields
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Ring Ouzel - 1 in field nr.Portland Bird Observatory
Fieldfare - 2 late leavers at Lambert's Castle
Whinchat - 1 Stanpit Marsh

Yesterday: -

Arctic Skua - 10 off Portland Bill
Red-Throated Diver - 6 off Portland Bill

Redstart, Hengistbury Head © Mike Gibbons


Lesser Whitethroat, Durlston CP © Rob Johnson


Whinchat, Portland © Phil Cheeseman