Sightings - Wednesday 10th October 2012

Black Brant - 1 on the Fleet at Littlesea
Scaup - 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Black-necked Grebe - 1 at Brands Bay
Purple Heron - 1 still at Radipole Lake
Spoonbill - 6 on Brownsea Lagoon, 1 flew over Christchurch bypass
Merlin - 1 at Worth Matravers, 1 at Portland Bill
Ruff - 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Spotted Redshank - 7 on Brownsea Lagoon, 1 at Stanpit Marsh
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Great Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Whinchat - 1 at Stanpit Marsh, 1 at Ringstead
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 at Winspit
Yellow-browed Warbler - On Portland - 3 at Southwell, 1 at Wakeham, 1 at the Grove.  Elsewhere, 1 trapped and ringed at Longham Lakes (1st site record)
Lapland Bunting - 1 over Durlston

Yellow-browed Warbler at Longham Lakes © Roger Peart
Grasshopper Warbler at Winspit © Kevin Lane
Spotted Redshank on Brownsea Lagoon © Lorne Bissell