Sightings - Friday 25th November 2011

White-fronted Goose - 5 Abbotsbury
Eider - 1 female Poole Harbour
Long-tailed Duck - 1 female off Shipstal Point
Velvet Scoter - 3 Poole Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 1 Mudeford Quay, 1 past Hengistbury Head
Slavonian Grebe - 1 off Mudeford Quay
Bittern - at least 3 at Hatch Pond this evening
Glossy Ibis - 1 Stanpit
Spoonbill - 11 on Brownsea Island lagoon
Marsh Harrier - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Golden Plover - about 200 at Beaminster Down
Purple Sandpiper - 12 Christchurch Harbour, 18 Lyme Regis
Jack Snipe - 1 Stanpit
Spotted Sandpiper - 1 juvenile at end of the Cobb, Lyme Regis
Black Redstart - 1 Lyme Regis, 1 Durlston, 1 Bridging Camp, The Fleet
Water Pipit - 1 Stanpit
Hume's Leaf Warbler -1 still at Littlesea, The Fleet
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 juvenile still at Lodmoor

Little Egret at Stour LNR  © Lorne Bissell