Garganey - 2 on R. Stour in West Christchurch.
Scaup - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery.
Long-Tailed Duck - 1 Mudeford sandspit.
Wood Duck - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, origin unknown.
Goosander - 3 on R. Stour at Cowards Marsh.
Velvet Scoter - 3 West Bexington.
Eider - 1 Mudeford sandspit.
Manx Shearwater - 1 at Portland Bill was their first of the year.
Bittern - 2 Lodmoor.
Spoonbill - 3 Lodmoor.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Middlebere.
Hen Harrier - 1 Wyke Down.
Merlin - 1 Hartland Moor.
Grey Plover - 2 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 1 Portland Bill.
Purple Sandpiper - 5 Mudeford sandspit, 4 Portland Bill.
Iceland Gull - 1 Portland Bill.
Puffin - 2 Portland Bill.
Wheatear - 4 Durlston CP, 4 Hengistbury Head, 2 West Compton, 1 Wyke Down.
Black Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Head, 2 Portland Bill, 1 Tilly Whim, 1 West Bexington.
Willow Warbler - 1 Durlston CP.
Firecrest - 2 Hengistbury Head, 3 Portland Bill.
Great Grey Shrike - 1 still present at Wyke Down.
Late news - Swallow at Lodmoor yesterday; Hoopoe reported Middlebere yesterday.
|Kestrel at Portland © Will Bown|