Sightings - Monday 23rd October 2017.

Scaup - 2 1st w Abbotsbury Swannery.
Lesser Scaup - 1 drake Longham Lakes.
Brent Goose - 1050 dark bellied + 3 pale bellied Ferrybridge, 28 Stanpit Marsh, 18 Weymouth Bay.
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Hen Harrier - 1 male juv. Hartland/Slepe Heath areas.
Goshawk - 1 juv. Wareham Channel.
Merlin - 3 Hartland/Slepe Heath areas.
Ruff - 4 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Shell Beach Studland.
Little Stint - 2 Lodmoor RSPB.
Stilt Sandpiper - 1 still Middlebere.
Spotted Sandpiper - 1 still Abbotsbury Swannery.
Lesser Yellowlegs - 1 still Lodmoor RSPB.
Mediterranean Gull - 130 Ferrybridge.
Lesser Black-backed Gull - 120 w across Weymouth Bay.
Yellow-browed Warbler - 2 Southwell.
Hawfinch - 3 Portland Bill.

Lesser Scaup – Longham Lakes © Lorne Bissell.


Lesser Scaup – Longham Lakes © Ian Ballam.