Sightings - Tuesday 28th August 2012

Balearic Shearwater - 8 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Morden Bog
Marsh Harrier - 1 Middlebere
Osprey - 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Middlebere
Merlin - 1 Portland Bill
Hobby - 2 Middlebere, 1 Lytchett Bay
Knot - 2 Stanpit
Ruff - 1 Swineham
Black-tailed Godwit - 1 at Chard Junction NR is a first site record
Common Sandpiper - 4 Stanpit, 3 East Weare Portland, 1 Chard Junction NR
Spotted Redshank - 4 Brownsea Island,  2 Middlebere
Green Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Bay, 2 Middlebere, 2 Chard Junction NR, 1 over Swineham
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Bay, 5 Brownsea Island, 4 Stanpit
Grey Phalarope - 1 at Chesil Cove, and 1 later past Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 8 Portland Bill
Pomarine Skua - 1 Chesil Cove
Great Skua - 2 past Portland Bill, 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Durlston
Wryneck - 1 at Portland Bill (probably same bird as yesterday), 1 still at NT cottages Middlebere
Redstart - 2 Morden Bog, 1 Durlston
Whinchat - 3 Hengistbury, 2 Wyke Regis, 1 Morden Bog, 1 Cogden Beach, 1 Durlston
Firecrest - 1 Durlston
Spotted Flycatcher - 6 Morden Bog, 1 Cogden Beach, 1 Hengistbury
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Morden Bog, 1 Cogden Beach, 1 Portland Bill
Woodchat Shrike - 1 still at the Bridging Camp, The Fleet

Long-tailed Tit at Stour Valley LNR © Lorne Bissell