Sightings - Wednesday 8th May 2013

Black-throated Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Head
Great Northern Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Head
Manx Shearwater - 150 Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 2 on Brownsea Island lagoon
Hobby - 1 over Portland Bill
Stone Curlew - 1 seen near R.Frome
Whimbrel - 21 Christchurch Harbour,15 West Bexington,  6 past Branksome Chine, 9 Lodmoor
Pomarine Skua - 6 past Portland Bill, 2 past West Bexington
Arctic Skua - 6 past Portland Bill
Great Skua - 2 past Portland Bill, 1 past Hengistbury Head
Black Tern - 1 Portland Bill
Roseate Tern - 2 off Portland Bill, 1 Chesil |Cove
Cuckoo - 1 Longham Lakes
Hoopoe - 1 still at Lyme Regis
Whinchat - 1 West Bexington, 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Longham Lakes
Ring Ouzel - 1 Portland Bill
Ortolan Bunting - 1 Longham Lakes

Ortolan Bunting and Wheatear at Longham Lakes © Chris Parnell


Hoopoe at Lyme Regis © Chris Parnell


Wheatear at Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Hobby at Morden Bog yesterday © Dominic Greves

 

Mediterranean Gulls on Brownsea Island © Lorne Bissell