Sightings - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Black-necked Grebe - 1 Longham Lakes
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lychett Bay, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay
Common Sandpiper - 9 Christchurch Harbour
Black Redstart - 1 Blacknor Portland

Sightings - Monday 29th June 2015

Common Scoter - 14 past Portland Bill
Black-necked Grebe - 1 Longham Lakes
Cory's Shearwater - 1 from a fishing vessel off West Bay
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay
Arctic Skua - 2 past Portland Bill
Dartford Warbler Hengitsbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Sunday 28th June 2015

Knot - 4 Brownsea Island lagoon
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Bay

Sightings - Saturday 27th June 2015

Honey Buzzard - 1 over Christchurch Harbour
Serin - 1 Durlston
Greenfinch Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Linnet Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Friday 26th June 2015

Manx Shearwater - 20 Portland Bill
Black Guillemot - 1 past Portland Bill
Crossbill - 6 over Durlston CP

Sightings - Thursday 25th June 2015

Egyptian Goose - 1 Longham Lakes
Pochard - 1 male Longham Lakes
Redshank - 1 Longham Lakes
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor
Green Sandpiper - 1 over Hengistbury Head
Turtle Dove - 1 Portland Bill

Great Tit at Stour LNR © Lorne Bissell

Robin at Stour LNR © Lorne Bissell

Sightings - Wednesday 24th June 2015.

Spoonbill - 4 over Wick.
Hobby - 1 over Wick.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor.
Starling - 2-3000 birds leaving reedbed roost at 5 am HHC Wick Hams.

Sightings - Tuesday 23rd June 2015.

Brent Goose - 1 still at Stanpit Marsh.
Osprey - 1 over Poole.
Hobby - 2 Morden Bog.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh.
Corn Bunting - 4 Pentridge.

Chiffchaff – Stour Valley LNR © Lorne Bissell.

Sightings - Monday 22nd June 2015.

Brent Goose - 2 Blackberry Point.

Linnet – Hartland Moor ©Dave Hill.

Sightings - Sunday 21st June 2015.

Marsh Harrier - 2 Adults and 3 Juveniles at Lodmoor.
Roseate Tern - 1 off of Preston Beach.
Hoopoe - 1 possible at Trigon.
Bearded Tit - 1 Adult and 4 Juveniles at Stanpit.(News from yesterday).

Newly fledged Marsh Harriers – Lodmoor © Daragh Croxson.

Sightings - Saturday 20th June 2015

Reed warbler - 1 Portland Obs

Sightings - Friday 19th June 2015

Roseate Tern - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Turtle Dove - 1 Stanpit
Golden Oriole - 1 Southwell (Portland)

Sightings - Thursday 18th June 2015


Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit.
Mediterranean Gull - c.200 Milton Abbey.
Black Redstart - 1 Dancing Ledge.

Late news - 1-2 Firecrest at Rempstone yesterday.

Sightings - Wednesday 17th June 2015

Hobby - 1 Brownsea Island.
Grey Plover - 1 Brownsea Island.
Puffin - 2 Dancing Ledge.
Blue-Headed-type Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill
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Swallow (adult) at Holdenhurst © Lorne Bissell



















Swallow (juvenile) at Holdenhurst © Lorne Bissell

Sightings - Tuesday 16th June 2015


Red Kite - 1 Motcombe Meadows.
Green Sandpiper -1 RSPB Lytchett Bay.
Common Sandpiper -1 Swanage Bay.

Bee-Eater - 1 Wakeham (Portland), 1 West Bexington.
Melodious Warbler  - 1 Portland Bill.

Young Siskin at Forston yesterday © Allan Reese

Sightings - Monday 15th June 2015

Spoonbill - 2 Arne.
Red Kite - 1 Holme Bridge.
Short-Toed Eagle - a possible sighting reported near Bransgore.
Hobby - 2 Arne.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 RSPB Lytchett Fields.
Whimbrel - 1 Brands Bay.
Green Sandpiper -2 RSPB Lytchett Fields, 1 Puddletown. 

Bee-Eater - 1 Blacknor (Portland).
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - 1 Town Common.
Redstart - 1 Town Common.

Sightings - Sunday 14th June 2015

Turtle dove - 1 Durlston
Cuckoo - 1 Longham Lakes
Whinchat - 1 Portland Bill

Sightings - Saturday 13th June 2015

Pomarine skua - 2 past Mudeford quay
Arctic skua - 3 past Portland Bill, 1 past Mudeford quay
Firecrest - 2 broods fledged at Abbotsbury
Rosefinch - 1 Radipole Park Drive
Corn Bunting - 4 Ringstead

Sightings - Friday 12th June 2015

Arctic Skua - 2 past Portland Bill
Common Rosefinch - 1 still Radipole Lake

Oystercatcher - Brownsea Is. © Lorne Bissell

Sighting - Thursday 11th June 2015

Red Kite - 2 Lewiston Hill, 1 Martinstown
Hobby - 1 Hartland Moor
Marsh Harrier - 1 Hartland Moor
Roseate Tern - 1 Christchurch Hbr, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Common Rosefinch - 1 again a.m. Rapidly lake.

Chick-Black-headed Gulls -Brownsea Is. © Lorne Bissell

Mediterranean Gull - Brownsea Is. © Lorne Bissell

Sightings - Wednesday 10th June 2015

Night Heron - 1 at Blackwater Stream Thorncombe/Marshwood
Spoonbill - 2 Middlebere
Red Kite - 1 Symondsbury, 1 Lodmoor, 1 Wareham
SHORT-TOED EAGLE - 1 possible again from Hurn distant over forest
Swift - 500 Lodmoor
Serin - 1 fem Blacknor Portland

Sightings - Tuesday 9th June 2015

Great  Northern Diver - 1 past Portland
Red Kite - 1 Bakers Arms Lytchett Minster, 1 Woolsbarrow.
Common Rosefinch - 1 Radipole, 1 1st/sum male Portland Bill

Northern Fulmar - Durlston CP. © Clive Hargrave

Sightings - Monday 8th June 2015

Red Kite - 2 over Morden, 2 over Swyre, 1 over Longham Lakes, 1 Eggardon Hill
SHORT-TOED EAGLE - possible over Stoborough
Hobby - 5 Morden Bog
Blue-headed or Channel Wagtail - possible male at Trent (near Yeovil)

Buzzard at Longham Lakes © Lorne Bissell

Red Kite over Longham Lakes © Lorne Bissell







Reed Warbler at Longham Lakes © Lorne Bissell

Sightings - Sunday 7th June 2015

Common Rosefinch - 1 briefly Radipole Lake
Short-toed Eagle - possible seen three times distantly

Sightings - Saturday 6th June 2015

Great White Egret - 1 Brownsea Island lagoon
Short-toed Eagle - one reported just west of Bournemouth Airport
Common Rosefinch - 1 heard Southwell Portland, 1 heard Radipole Lake

Sightings - Friday 5th June 2015

Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Roseate Tern - 1 off Mudeford Quay

Sightings - Thursday 4th June 2015

Great Northern Diver - 1 past Portland Bill
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Portland
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
White-winged Black Tern - 1 Swinehan Gravel Pits


Sightings - Wednesday 3rd June 2015

White-winged Black Tern - 1 still at Swineham.
Bee-eater - 1 West Bexington.
Tree Pipit - 2 Avon CP North.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Durlston.
Crossbill - 2 Avon CP North.

News from yesterday:- Red-necked Phalarope  - 2 briefly Christchurch Harbour.



White-winged Black Tern – Swineham © Peter Moore.

Sightings - Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Great Northern Diver - 2 off Branksome Chine in summer plumage.
Manx Shearwater - 1032 passed St. Aldhelm's Head.
Storm Petrel - 1 passed West Bexington.
Gannet - 78 passed St. Aldhelm's Head.
Red Kite - 1 over Knowlton, 1 over A31 St. Leonards.
Pomarine Skua - 1 passed West Bexington.
White-winged Black Tern - 1 Swineham/Wareham Channel.

Green  Woodpecker – Beaminster © Roger Green.

Sightings - Monday 1st June 2015

Black-throated Diver - 1 Weymouth Bay in summer plumage.
Grey Plover - 2 Stanpit.
Knot - 1 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 1 passed Durlston, 1 Stanpit.
Little Owl - 2 Shapwick.

Great Spotted Woodpeckers – Beaminster © Roger Green.

Great Black-backed Gulls – West Bay © Maurice D. Budden.