Sightings - Monday 8th February 2016

Great Northern Diver - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Portland Harbour.
Marsh Harrier - 1 struggled in off the sea at Lodmoor
Lesser Black-Backed Gull - 93 in the Weymouth Bay roost of smaller gulls.
Yellow-Legged Gull - 1 departed the Weymouth Bay roost.
Lapwing - 900+ Charminster water meadows may be a site record.
Purple Sandpiper  - 22 Hengistbury sandspit.

Late news: Black Redstart at Blacknor, Portland, and Firecrest at Longham Lakes, both yesterday.

Marsh Harrier over Weymouth Bay today © Dave Chown