Balearic Shearwater - 8 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 5 over Hengistbury, 1 Stanpit.
Marsh Harrier - 2 Lytchett RSPB.
Osprey - 2 Lytchett RSPB.
Hobby - 1 Portland (Barleycrates Lane), 1 Studland.
Merlin - 1 Portland Bill.
Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit.
Knot - 3 Lytchett RSPB, 1 Stanpit.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 7 Lytchett RSPB, 1 Portland Bill, 1 Stanpit.
Yellow Wagtail - 19 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Ferrybridge, 8 Lytchett RSPB, 59 Portland Bill, 31 Ringstead, 8 Studland.
Alba wagtail - 9 Portland Bill.
Redstart - 5 Portland, 1 Ringstead.
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett RSPB.
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill.
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 4 Studland.
ORTOLAN - 2 Fancy's Farm (Portland).
Hirundines were on the move today with substantial numbers reported from several coastal sites.
Note: The elevated number of Osprey in Poole Harbour at present is due to the Osprey translocation scheme which is being carried out by the Birds of Poole Harbour charity and The Roy Dennis Wildlife Foundation. For more information on this project follow the link below.
|Wheatear on Hengistbury © Clinton Whale|
|Ortolan on Portland © Roger Hewitt|