Sightings - Tuesday 16th September 2014

Great White Egret - 1 Brands Bay
Spoonbill - 20 Brownsea Island
Marsh Harrier - 1 Portland (Reap Lane), 1 Radipole Lake
Hobby - 1 Durlston CP
Golden Plover - 1 Stanpit
Ruff - 1 Stanpit
Knot - 14 Stanpit
Little Stint - 2 Ferrybridge, 2 Lytchett Bay, 1 Radipole Lake
Curlew Sandpiper - 5 Brownsea Island, 1 Lytchett Bay, 3 Stanpit
Greenshank - 2 Brands Bay, 7 Stanpit
Spotted Redshank - 2 Brownsea Island
Wryneck - 1 West Bexington
Meadow Pipit - 850 past Durlston CP in an hour, 150+ Hengistbury Head, 600 over Portland Bill in 30 minutes.
House Martin - 1270 Durlston CP; c. 3500 Hengistbury Head
Swallow - 5000 Hengistbury, 400+ Poole Bay
Redstart - 8 Durlston CP
Whinchat - 2 Durlston CP, 1 Hengistbury Head
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Studland
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 Durlston CP
Serin - 3 Winspit
Crossbill - 2 Durlston CP


Curlew Sandpiper at Brownsea © Lorne Bissell

Green Sandpiper at Middlebere © Dave Hill