Sightings - Wednesday 30th March 2016

Mandarin Duck - 2 Delph Woods.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Bramble Bush Bay (Poole Harbour mouth).
Black-Necked Grebe - 2 in summer plumage Bramble Bush Bay (Poole Harbour mouth).
Red-Throated Diver - 1 past Portland Bill.
Great Skua - 1 off Chesil.
Short-Eared Owl - 2 Portland Bill.
Swallow - 2 Forston.
House Martin - 3 Portland Bill.
Wheatear - 107 Hengistbury Head, 5 Peveril Point, 15 Portland.
White Wagtail - 2 Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Peveril Point
Ring Ouzel - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Firecrest - 6 Hengistbury Head, 8 Portland Bill, 1 Stanpit, 1 Studland.

Migration: 
Meadow Pipit:  270 over Hengistbury Head; peak count of 300 per hour over Portland West Cliffs.

Fighting Rock Pipits at Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Tuesday 29th March 2016

Grey Partridge - 1 heard Maiden Castle.
Red-Throated Diver - 2 past Durlston Head.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea, 6 Middlebere.
Merlin - 1 north at Blacknor (Portland).
Golden Plover - 52 Maiden Castle.
Greenshank - 2 Brownsea.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Brownsea, 2 Middlebere.
Sandwich Tern - 10+ Portland Harbour.
Swallow - 1 Lytchett Fields, 1 Middlebere, 2 in off the sea at Portland Bill.
Sand Martin - 5 Hengistbury Head.
Wheatear - 1 Brownsea, 6 Hengistbury Head, 11 Portland.
White Wagtail - 1+ Durlston NR.
Willow Warbler - 1 Durlston NR, 2 Middlebere.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham old railway track.
Firecrest - 5 Hengistbury Head.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 reported Tarrant Rushton.

Request for sightings:  The colour-ringed Spoonbill at Middlebere yesterday had a green ring (right leg) and a bare metal ring (left leg).  The green ring had a four-character code beginning with V printed on it; it was ringed in Denmark.  Any further sightings of this bird, especially with the other letters of the code, would be appreciated.

Cormorant at Canford Bridge © Roger Peart

 

Pallas's Warbler at Portesham © Colin and Gail Davis

Sightings - Monday 28th March 2016

Mandarin Duck - 2 on the Stour at Wimborne.
Slavonian Grebe - 1 on Lodmoor itself is extremely unusual for the site.
Manx Shearwater - 66 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere.including a bird ringed in Denmark.
Peregrine - a live webcam of a Bournemouth nest can be seen here: http://www.bournemouthperegrines.org.uk/
Merlin - 1 came in off the sea at Mudeford Quay.
Purple Sandpiper - 3 Portland Bill.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Holton Lee.
Great Skua - 2 Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill.
Iceland Gull - 1 past Durlston Head.
Lesser Black-Backed Gull - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Common Tern - 1 Mudeford Quay.
Sandwich Tern - 3 Hengistbury Head, 7 Portland Bill.
Short-Eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill.
House Martin - 1 Holton Lee.
Sand Martin - 2 in off the sea at Durlston NR.
Ring-Necked Parakeet - 3 Durlston NR
White Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 1 Blacknor (Portland).
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham old railway track.
Firecrest - 1 Durlston NR, 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland Bill.

Late news:  A Sand Martin was over Holton Lee yesterday and another, with a Swallow, at Durlston NR on 24th March.

Water Pipit at Lytchett Pools on Saturday © Ian Ballam

Slavonian Grebe on Lodmoor © Daragh Croxson

Sightings - Sunday 27th March 2016

Garganey - 1 drake Coward's Marsh
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury
Manx Shearwater - 2 Durlston CP.
Purple Sandpiper - 20 Hengistbury Hd.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Fisherman's Bank Christchurch
Little Gull - 1 1st/w Chesil Cove
Sandwich Tern - 2 Medford Quay
Sand Martin - 2 Radipole Lake
Swallow - 2 Radipole Lake
Wheatear - 2 Durlston CP, 1 Portland Bill
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham
Brambling - 4 Warmwell caravan Park, 6 Alderholt garden.

Black-tailed Godwit - Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Saturday 26th March 2016

Garganey - 1 drake Coward's Marsh
Manx Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 6 Middlebere
Merlin - 4 Weymouth Bay, 1 Portland Bill
Purple Sandpiper - 3 Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Little Gull - 2 past Medford Quay
Sandwich Tern - 1 Portland Bill
Sand Martin - 20 Coward's Marsh, 9 Lodmoor, 1 Lytchett Fields
Meadow Pipit - 60 Medford Quay
Water Pipit - 2 Coward's Marsh, 1 Lytchett Fields
Black Redstart - 1 Wick Fields
Wheatear - 3 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Durlston CP, 1 Preston Beach
Willow Warbler - 1 Portland Bill
Brambling - 6 Wytch Fm, 4 in a garden Alderholt

Sightings - Friday 25th March 2016

Mandarin Duck - 5 Canford Madna
Garganey - 3 Coward's Marsh
Scaup - 1 Abbotsbury
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Great Northern Diver - 2 off Knoll Beach
Spoonbill - 2 Middlebere
Red Kite -Acton nr Langton Matravers.
Osprey - Middlebere
Little Ringed Plover - 2 near Swineham, 1 Lytchett Fields, 1 past West Cliffs Portland.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields
Woodcock - Studland
Sandwich Tern - 1 Abbotsbury
Sand Martin - 3 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Wimborne St. Giles, 1 Greenlands Fm.
Wheatear - 10 Greenlands Fm, 2 Cogden, 1 Tarrant Rushton Airfield.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Lytchett Fields
Firecrest - 1 Kingston Lacy, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Wareham Forest nr Sherford Bridge

Sand Martin - Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

















Dartford Warbler - Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Thursday 24th March 2016

Garganey, 2 Coward's Marsh
Scaup - 1 Abbotsbury
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Great Northern Diver - 1 east Hengisybury Hd.
Manx Shearwater - 4 Portland Bill
Bittern - 1 booming Radipole
Osprey - 1 over Arne
Purple Sandpiper - 8 Hengistbury Hd.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Fields
Sand Martin - 3 Briantspuddle, 1 Lytchett Fields
Swallow - 6 Briantspuddle, 1 Broadway, 1 Lytchett Fields
Meadow Pipit - 40 Hengistbury Hd.
Water Pipit - 1 Lytchett Fields
Black Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Cerne Abbas
Stonechat - 20 Hengistbury Hd.
Wheatear - 17 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Peverel pt.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham
Firecrest - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Linnet - 46 Hengistbury Hd.

Lesser Redpoll - Briantspuddle © Roger Hewitt


Sightings - Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Garganey - 3 Coward's Marsh
Red Kite - 1 Milton Abbas
Osprey - 1 Lower Bryanston
Red-throated Diver - 5 past Chesil
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland
Northern Wheatear - 13 Barn Field Hengistbury Head
Ring Ouzel - 1 Durdle Door
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham along the old railway track
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Lodmoor
Chiffchaff - 30 Portland Bill
Firecrest - 1 Stoborough, 1 Hengistbury Head

Little Egret Stour Valley © Geoff Norquoy

Cormorants Stour Valley © Geoff Norquoy

Stonechat Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

Sightings - Tuesday 22nd March 2015

Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Red Kite - 1 Burton
Red-throated Diver - 4 past Chesil
Purple Sandpiper - 23 Hengistbury Head
Swallow - 3 Shaftesbury, 1 Poole, 1 Portland
Short-eared Owl - 3 Portland Bill
Northern Wheatear - 60 Portland Bill
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Morden Bog
Ring Ouzel - 1 Southwell
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham along the old railway track
Siberian Chiffchaff - 2 Lodmoor
Chiffchaff - 30 Portland Bill
Firecrest - 2 Arne carpark, 3 Brownsea Island, 4 Portland Bill, 1 Norden Sewage Works
Goldcrest - 40 Portland Bill
Purple Sandpiper Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy


Sightings - Monday 21st March 2016

Red-throated Diver - 2 past Chesil
Goosander - 2 West Knighton
Garganey - 8 past Chesil, 6 past Portland Bill
Red Kite - 1 over Christchurch Harbour, 1 Shaftesbury
Bittern - 5 Lorton Valley
Spoonbill - 5 off Coombe Heath Arne
Water Rail - 1 Portland Bill
Little Ringed Plover - 1 West Bexington Mere, 2 Lytchett Fields
Short-eared Owl - 3 Portland Bill
Northern Wheatear - 5 Cogden
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham along the old railway track
Firecrest - 2 Arne carpark
Reed Bunting © Joe Murphy


Sightings - Sunday 20th March 2016

Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury
Red Kite - 1 possibly 2 Abbotsbury/ West Bexington area, 2 possibly 3 Iwerne Minster area
Merlin - 1 Arne
Common Crane - 3 over Brianstspuddle
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor, 5 Middlebere
Greenshank - 4 Lychett Bay
Spotted Redshank - 3 Coombe Heath Arne
Golden Plover - 400 Swyre
Woodlark- 4 over Radnor
Firecrest - 1 Shitterton, 2 Arne carpark

Sightings - Saturday 19th March 2016

Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Portland Harbour
Black-necked Grebe - 4 Portland Harbour
Spoonbill - 4 Lodmoor, 1 Radipole
Red Kite - 1 Chickerell
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Wyke Down
Merlin - 1 Tarrant Rushton airfield
Jack Snipe - 1 Winterborne Steepleton cressbeds
Greenshank - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Woodlark - 4 over Blacknor, 1 over Hengistbury Head
Sand Martin - 8+ Longham Lakes, 5+ Radipole,  4 Lodmoor
Swallow - 1 Portland Bill
Water Pipit - 1 Lytchett Bay
Black Redstart - 3 Portland Bill, 1 Weymouth
Wheatear - 20 Portland Bill, 3 Dancing Ledge, 1 Hengistbury Head
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at grid ref. SY 595855
Firecrest - 2 Ringstead, 1 Portland Bill
 
Red Kite at Chickerell © Brett Spencer
 




Sightings - Friday 18th March 2016

Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere
Purple Sandpiper - 1 Lyme Regis
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Woodlark - 1 over Portland Bill
Sand Martin - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Sturminster Marshall GPs
Meadow Pipit - 5500 Stanpit Marsh, 4000+ Portland Bill
Black Redstart - 3 Portland Bill
Wheatear - 8 Portland Bill, 3 Hengistbury Head,  2 West Bexington
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at grid ref. SY 595855
Firecrest - 2 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland Bill
Lapland Bunting - 1 over Stanpit Marsh
 
Spoonbill at Middlebere © Maurice Budden
 

Sightings - Thursday 17th March 2016

Great White Egret - 1 over Lytchett Fields
Spoonbill - 3 Lodmoor
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill
Water Pipit - 6 Lytchett Fields
Wheatear - 1 Hengistbury Head
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at grid ref. SY 595855
 
Brambling at Beaminster © Roger Green
 
 
 
 
Siskin at Beaminster © Roger Green
Dartford Warbler at Hengisbury Head © Joe Murphy

 Stonechat at Hengisbury Head © Joe Murphy


Sightings - Wednesday 16th March 2016

Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 2 Portland Harbour
Slavonian Grebe - 2 Ferrybridge
Black-necked Grebe - 4 Portland Harbour
Great White Egret - 1 Brand's Bay
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere, 3 Lodmoor
Red Kite - 1 near Puddletown
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Middlebere
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill
Sand Martin - 2 Lodmoor
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill
Wheatear - 1 Portland Bill
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at grid ref. SY 595855
Firecrest - 2 Portland Bill
 
Late news from yesterday: 2 Common Cranes reported over West Moors. 10 Purple Sandpipers at end of Lyme Regis Cobb.
 
Sand Martin at Lodmoor © Chris Rowland
 
Great White Egret at Brand's Bay © Neil Gartshore
 

Sightings - Tuesday 15th March 2016

Brent Goose - 25 past Hengistbury Head, c. 200 airborne seen from Middlebere; 161 Stanpit.
Red-Throated Diver - 1 Chesil.
Spoonbill - 6 Middlebere.
Red Kite - 1 Ferrybridge heading South.
Grey Plover - 2 Chesil, 8 Middlebere.
Knot - 1 Stanpit.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Middlebere.
Short-Eared Owl - 1 in off the sea at Portland Bill.
Ring-Necked Parakeet - 1 Corfe Castle.
Wheatear - 1 Reap Lane (Portland).
Pallas' Leaf Warbler - 1 Portesham.
Firecrest - 2 Hengistbury Head.

Late news:  Red Kite over A338 near Hurn Airport yesterday.

Black-Tailed Godwit at Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Cormorant at Canford Bridge © Roger Peart

Black-Tailed Godwit at Hengistbury Head © David Wareham
 

Sightings - Monday 14th March 2016

Great Northern Diver - 2 Studland Bay.
Black-Necked Grebe - 1 Studland Bay.
Spoonbill - 3 Lodmoor.
Red Kite - 1 Studland.
Purple Sandpiper - 2 Poole Harbour mouth, 3 Portland Bill.
Sanderling - 9 Brands Bay, 16 Studland beach.
Short-Eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill.
White Wagtail - 1 Barleycrates (Portland).
House Martin - 1 Lodmoor.
Wheatear - 1 Cerne Abbas.
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill.
Firecrest - 3 Hengistbury Head, 1 Suckthumb (Portland).


Mediterranean Gull at Stanpit © Joe Murphy

Teal at Stanpit © Joe Murphy

Ringed Plover at Hengistbury Head  © Clinton Whale

Sightings - Sunday 13th March 2016

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 4+ in the Brent flock at Ferrybridge
Great Northern Diver - 1 Ferrybridge (The Fleet).
Red-Throated Diver - 1 off Chesil.
Spoonbill - 3 Lodmoor.
Avocet - 1 Lodmoor.
Knot - 1 Stanpit.
Spotted Redshank - 2+ Holes Bay, 1 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 1 Lodmoor.
Iceland Gull - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Wheatear - 1 Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 1 Bridging Camp (The Fleet), 1 Cerne Abbas, 2 Portland Bill, 1 Portland Port.
Firecrest - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland Bill.
Brambling - 1 Alderholt.
Hawfinch - 1 Kingcombe.

Late news:  Recent night recordings indicate a movement of Redwing over Poole.

 
Spotted Redshank at Holes Bay © David Wareham

Kestrel at Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Magpie at Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Saturday 12th March 2016

Great Northern Diver - 2 Weymouth Bay.
Black-Throated Diver - 1 Portland Harbour.
Red-Throated Diver - 2 past Portland Bill.
Slavonian Grebe - 1 in partial summer plumage off Chesil Beach at Ferrybridge.
Spoonbill - 3 Lodmoor.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Golden Plover - 1 Portland Bill.
Black-Tailed Godwit - one of 19 at Lychett Fields had a ring, yellow over black.
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lodmoor, 3 Lytchett Fields.
Short-Eared Owl - 2 Portland Bill.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Dipper - 2 Lyme Regis.
Black Redstart - 1 Blacknor (Portland), 3 Portland Bill.
Pallas' Leaf Warbler - 1 Portesham.
Dartford Warbler - 1 Portland Bill.
Firecrest - 1 Lodmoor, 2 Portland Bill.


Curlew at Stanpit Marsh © Joe Murphy


Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Lytchett Fields © Martin Wood
 

Sightings - Friday 11th March 2016

Egyptian Goose - 2 Dorchester Water Meadows.
Common Scoter - 1 past Weymouth Bay.
Great Northern Diver - 5 off Baiter, 1 past Weymouth Bay.
Slavonian Grebe - 2 Weymouth Bay, 1 off Chesil Beach.
Spoonbill - 3 Weymouth Bay.
Red Kite - 1 over Horton Inn.
Marsh Harrier - 1 fem. over Wick.
Knot - 1 Stanpit.
Purple Sandpiper - 3 Lyme Regis.
Short-eared Owl - 3 Portland Bill, 1 over Belle Vue area.
Barn Owl - 1 Belle Vue area.
Woodlark - 2 Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 2 Blacknor, 2 Portland Bill, 1 Dancing Ledge, 1 Durlston, 1 Weymouth.
Wheatear - 2 Durlston.
'Siberian' Chiffchaff - 1 Dorchester Water Meadows.
Firecrest - 3 Portland Observatory, 1 Durlston, 1 Portland Bill.
Lesser Redpoll - 4 Longham Lakes.
Hawfinch - 1 Kingcombe.

Lesser Black-backed Gull – Stanpit © Joe Murphy.

Purple Sandpiper –Lyme Regis © Maurice Budden.

.Little Egret – Stanpit © Joe Murphy.


Sightings - Thursday 10th March 2016

Common Scoter - 2 Portland Harbour.
Great Northern Diver - 3 Portland Harbour.
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill.
'Scandinavian' Rock Pipit - 1 Stanpit.
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler - 1 Portesham.
Firecrest - 2 over Portland Bill, 1 Poole.

Sightings - Wednesday 9th March 2016

Common Scoter - 1 Portland Harbour.
Great Northern Diver - 4 Portland Harbour.
Golden Plover - 430+ Maiden Castle.
Purple Sandpiper - 8 Christchurch Harbour.
Sandwich Tern - 8 Poole Harbour.
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Observatory.
Brambling - 5 Cold Harbour.

Sightings - Tuesday 8th March 2016

Common Scoter - 5 past Durlston.
Red-throated Diver - 3 past Portland Bill.
Black-throated Diver - 1 past Portland Bill.
Great Northern Diver - 2 past Portland Bill, 1 Portland Harbour.
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Weymouth Bay.
Black-necked Grebe - 9 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere, 2 Lodmoor.
Merlin - 1 Tincleton.
Grey Plover - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Water Pipit - 3 Lychett Fields, 1 Dorchester Meadows, 1 Lodmoor.
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill.
'Siberian' Chiffchaff - 1 Sherborne Sewage Works.
Pallas's Leaf Warbler - 1 Portesham.
Firecrest - 2 Sherborne Sewage Works, 1 Durlston, 1 Lorton Valley, 1 Suckthumb Quarry.
Hawfinch - 1 Kingcombe.

Spoonbill – Middlebere ©Dave Hill.

Spoonbill  –Lodmoor ©Brendon Sheils. 

Teal – Hengistbury Head  © Joe Murphy.


Sightings - Monday 7th March 2016

 


Egyptian Goose - 4 over Hengistbury Hd.
Scaup - 1 drake Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Northern Diver - 1 off Knoll Beach Studland
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Lyme Bay, 1 Abbottsbury Swannery
Spotted Redshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Sandwich Tern - 1 off Knoll Beach
Woodlark - 2 Avalanche Rd in horse field behind 'The Hump'
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Weymouth behind Heron Court
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham
 
Peregrine - Hengistbury Head  © Joe Murphy
 
Avocet - Hengistbury Head © Joe Murphy

Sightings - Sunday 6th March 2016

Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury Swannery
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Black-throated Diver - 1 Newton's Cove
Great Northern Diver - 2 Bincleaves Cove
Black-necked Grebe - 11 Bincleaves Cove
Red Kite - 1 Lytchett Fields
Merlin - 1 Hartland Moor
Avocet - 7 past Portland Bill
Common Sandpiper - 1 Bincleaves Cove
Woodlark - 1 Avalanche Rd (Horse Field behind 'The Hump')
Black Redstart - 1 Cerne Abbas
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham Goose Hill
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Sherborne Sewage Works
Firecrest - 4 Sherborne Sewage Works, Barrow Hill & DWT Happy Bottom

Firecrest - Sherborne SW © Brendan Sheil















Lesser Redpoll - Wareham Forest © Jayson Grove

Sightings - Saturday 5th March 2016

Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury
Great Norther Diver - 3 Portland Hbr.
Red-necked Grebe - 1 Portland Hbr.
Slavonian Grebe - 4 Portland Hbr.
Black-necked Grebe - 3 Portland Hbr.
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Common Crane - 2 over Holton Lee then Lytchett Bay early p.m.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Middlebere
Water Pipit - 1 Priory Marsh
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at Goose Hill.
Firecrest - 2 Norden Sewage Works, 1 PC World Drain

Red-breasted Merganser - Holes Bay © David Wareham



















Chiffchaff - Norden Sewage Works © Clive Hargrave

Sightings - Friday 4th March 2016

Barnacle Goose - 3 past Durlston CP.
Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury
Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Hbr.
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Abbottsbury, 1 off Mudeford Quay
Bittern - 1 Lodmoor
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Purple Sandpiper - 1 Portland Bill
Spotted Redshank - 1 Middlebere
Black Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at Goose Hill
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Sherborne Sewage Works
Firecrest - at least 8 Sherborne Sewage Works, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Oak Hill Wareham Forest

Corn Bunting - Wyke Down © Joe Murphy














Siberian Chiffchaff - Sherborne Sewage Works © Brendan Sheils







Thursday 3rd March 2016

Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Hbr.
Great Northern Diver - 4 Portland Hbr, 1 Ferrybridge
Slavonian Grebe - 4 Portland Hbr.
Black-necked Grebe - 12 Portland Hbr.
Spoonbill - 4 Middlebere
Spotted Redshank - 1 Middlebere
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Woolsbarrow Fort
Woodlark - 2 Barleycrates Portland
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Sherborne Sewage Works
Firecrest - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Pocket Park Broadstone
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Oakhill Wareham Forest

Sightings - Thursday 3rd March 2016

Egyptian Goose - 4 Dorchester Water Meadows
Great Northern Diver - 4 Portland Harbour
Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Harbour
Slavonian Grebe - 4 Portland Harbour
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland Bill
Woodlark - 2 Barleycrates Lane Portland
Pallas's Warbler - 1 still at Portesham, grid ref. SY 595855
Chiffchaff - 10 Dorchester Sewage Works
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 Sherborne Sewage Works
Firecrest - 1 Pocket Park, Broadstone, 1 Broadstone LNR, 2 Portland Bill
Great Grey Shrike - 1 Oak Hill

Sightings - Wednesday 2nd March 2016

Long-tailed Duck - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Merlin - 1 Middlebere
Golden Plover - 180 Eggardon Hill
Black Redstart - 1 Hengistbury Head
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham at SY595855


Sightings - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Scaup - 5 Abbotsbury
Great Northern Diver - 1 Portland Harbour
Black-throated Diver - 1 Portland Marina
Purple Sandpiper - 22 Hengistbury Head
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portesham SY595855

Goldeneye Poole Park © David Wareham