Sightings - Tuesday 28th February 2012

Long-Tailed Duck - 1 Mudeford Quay
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Mudeford Quay
Great Northern Diver - 1 Mudeford Quay
Grey Plover - 44 Middlebere
Purple Sandpiper - 5 Hengistbury Head
Spotted Sandpiper - 1 Fisherman's Bank (Christchurch Harbour)
Short-Eared Owl - 1 Middlebere
Black Redstart - 1 Durlston CP, 2 Portland Bill
Starling - the Gillingham town centre roost was estimated at 30-40000 birds.
Firecrest - 1 Portland Bill

Late news - a female Garganey was at Arne yesterday.
Cetti's Warbler, Throop Mill © Lorne Bissell




















Crossbill, Wareham Forest © Will Bown