Sightings - Saturday 7th April 2018

Scaup - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great White Egret - 1 Hampreston Meadows
Cattle Egret - 1 West Bexington
Spoonbill - 4 Arne RSPB, 1 Stanpit
Black-necked Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Mudeford Quay
Osprey - 1 over Blacknor (Portland), 1 over Arne RSPB
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit
Ruff - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Sandpiper - c30 Hengistbury Head
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Stanpit
BONAPARTE'S GULL - 1 Longham Lakes
Cuckoo - 1 Well Bottom (near Ashmore)
Firecrest - 2 trapped at PBO, 1 Durlston CP
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 presumed blythi still at Reap Lane (Portland)
Ring Ouzel - 1 Portland Bill
Pied Flycatcher - 2 trapped at PBO
Black Redstart - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
White Wagtail - 1 Stanpit
Hawfinch -  20 Lower Bryanston, 11 Leigh churchyard, 3 over PBO

Great White Egret on Hampreston Meadows © Lorne Bissell

Turnstone at Christchurch Harbour © David Wareham