Sightings - Saturday 5th May 2018

Scaup -  1 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Longham Lakes
Great Northern Diver - 1 Weymouth Bay (Overcombe end)
Osprey - 1 Arne RSPB
Purple Sandpiper - 9 on the Cobb, Lyme Regis
Whimbrel - 7 Lodmoor, 4 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Ferrybridge
Puffin - 5 Dancing Ledge
BONAPARTE’S GULL - 1 Longham Lakes
Hobby - 6 Poole Harbour, 1 Cold Harbour (Wareham Forest)
Red-rumped Swallow - 1 briefly at High Angle Battery (Portland )
Whinchat - 5 Portland Bill, 2 Hengistbury, 2 over Abbotsbury

Puffin at Dancing Ledge © Ian & Helen Mears
Black-headed Gulls on Brownsea Island DWT reserve © Lorne Bissell




Stonechat at Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale