Sightings - Wednesday 3rd April 2013

Garganey - 4 Radipole
Scaup - 9 Abbotsbury
Red-necked Grebe - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Spoonbill - 4 Lodmoor, 2 Brownsea Island
Bittern - 1 Radipole
Red Kite - 1 over Bridport Golf Course, 1 Bloxworth, 1 over Bournemouth,  (also 1 yesterday over Sutton Waldron)
Merlin -1 Portland Bill
Stone Curlew - 1 Cogden Beach, 1 reported on Brownsea Island
Little Ringed Plover - 2  Lodmoor
Spotted Redshank - 3 Brownsea Island,  2 Christchurch Harbour
Tree Pipit - 1 Portland Bill
Water Pipit - 1 Lodmoor
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Lytchett Bay
Bluethroat - 1 White-spotted male at Chesil Cove
Black Redstart - at least 10 on Portland, 3 Durlston
Redstart - 2 Portland Bill
Ring Ouzel - 6 Portland (inc. 3 at Suckthumb Quarry), 2 Swyre Caravan Park, 1 Matcham's Lane (Hurn)
Firecrest - 4 Abbotsbury Gardens, 1 Nothe Gardens, 1 Hengistbury Head
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Morden Bog
Common Rosefinch - 1 in private garden Broadstone

Stone Curlew at Cogden Beach © Mike Morse


Knot at Whitley Bay, Sandbanks © Lorne Bissell
Yellow Wagtail at Lytchett Bay© Paul Morton