Sightings - Wednesday 7th September 2011

Balearic Shearwater - 30 past Portland Bill, 1 past Durlston, 1 past Hengistbury Head
Spoonbill - 1 at Middlebere
Osprey - 1 at Middlebere, 1 at Lytchett Bay
Marsh Harrier - 1 at Lytchett Bay
Merlin - 1 at Portland Bill, 1 at Herbury, 1 at Longham Lakes
Ruff - 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Purple Sandpiper - 1 at West Bay
Grey Phalarope - 1 on the sea off Ferrybridge
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill, 1 past Mudeford Quay
Ring-billed Gull - 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Sabine's Gull - 1 at Chesil Cove
Arctic Tern - 2 at Longham Lakes
Black Tern - 1 past Durlston
Wryneck - 1 between West Bay and Eype at SY454908 this morning
Whinchat - 2 at Canford Heath, 2 at Hengistbury, 1 at Portland Bill, 1 at St Aldhelm's Head
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 at Hengistbury, 1 at Portland Bill
Melodious Warbler - 1 at Portland Bill
Pied Flycatcher - 1 at Portland Bill

Bar-tailed Godwit at Lodmoor © Daragh Croxson

Robin at Stour Valley LNR © Lorne Bissell