Sightings - Wednesday 21st August 2019

Brent Goose - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Great White Egret - 4 Lodmoor  RSPB
Marsh Harrier - 1 Holton Lee
Osprey - 2 over Holton Lee, 1 Rockly Park view point.
Whimbrel - 8 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 2 over Wick Field
Greenshank - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Sand Martin - 95 Hengistbury Hd.
Swallow - 60 Ringstead, 40 Hengistbury Hd.
Wood Warbler - 1 reported from private garden Beaminster
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 Priory Marsh
Whinchat - 1 Lockyer's  Field, Merley, 1 Ringstead, 1 Rushcombe Bottom
Yellow Wagtail - 17 Hengistbury Hd.
Grey Wagtail - 5 Hengistbury Hd.
Tree Pipit - 5 Ringstead, 4 Hengistbury Hd, 2 Rushcombe Bottom
Ortolan Bunting - 1 during NocMig  recording Corfe Gap

Linnet - Lytchett Fields © Trevor Wilkinson

















Grey Wagtail - Wimborne © Roger Peart

















Eider - Lyme Cobb © Roger Boswell







Sightings - Tuesday 20th August 2019.

Manx Shearwater - 8 past Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 5 past Portland Bill.
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB.
Spoonbill - 12 Brownsea Lagoon.
Osprey 4 Wareham Channel.
Ringed Plover - 320 Ferrybridge.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Brownsea Lagoon.
Knot - 1 Brownsea Lagoon, 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Lagoon.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Longham Lakes.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Sturminster Marshall GP.
Greenshank - 11 Brownsea Lagoon.
Arctic Skua - 3 past Portland Bill.
Tree Pipit - 1 Portland.
Yellow Wagtail - 10 Portland Bill.
Redstart - 2 Martinstown area.
Wheatear - 30 Portland Bill, 19 Martinstown area, 7 Portland, 2 Brownsea Island.
Whinchat - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Martinstown area.
Garden Warbler - 1 Martinstown area.
Whitethroat - 20 Portland Bill, 6 Martinstown area.
Sedge Warbler - 25 Portland Bill, 1 Lytchett Heath, 1 Martinstown area.
Grasshopper Warbler - 32 Lytchett Heath, ringed by Stour Ringing Group.
Willow Warbler - c20 Christchurch Harbour, 10 Portland Bill.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Sturminster Marshall GP, 1 Martinstown area.
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Christchurch Harbour.

Pied Wagtail – Canford © Roger Peart.

Aquatic Warbler – Abbotsbury Swannery © Joe Stockwell.  

Sightings - Monday 19th August 2019.

Black-necked Grebe - 1 in summer plumage off Jerry's Point.
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB.
Osprey - 2 Middlebere, 2 Wareham Channel, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB,1 S over Portland Bill.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Hobby - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Grey Plover - 1 Brands Bay.
Whimbrel - 1 Brands Bay, 4 Stanpit Marsh.
Knot - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Common Sandpiper -  3 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Green Sandpiper -  13 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Wick.
Greenshank - 14 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit Marsh.
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Tree Pipit - 2 over Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Aquatic Warbler -1 Abbotsbury Swannery.

Sightings - Sunday 18th August 2019.

Teal - 7 Brands Bay.
Spoonbill - 7 Wareham Channel.
Osprey - 3 Wareham Channel.
Marsh Harrier - 2 Wareham Channel.
Hobby - 4 Stoborough/Wareham Channel areas, 1 Coombe Heath.
Lapwing - 12 Longham Lakes.
Ringed Plover - 200+ Ferrybridge, 14 Brands Bay.
Whimbrel - 4 Brands Bay, 1 Ferrybridge.
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Longham Lakes.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Ferrybridge.
Greenshank - 2 Brands Bay.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Black Tern - 1 Studland.
Tree Pipit - 1 Portland Bill.
Wheatear - 13 Top Fields Portland, 3 Ferrybridge.
Sedge Warbler - 15 Portland Bill.
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 Portland Bill.
Spotted Flycatcher - 3 fields worth, too many to count West Morden, 1 Holton Lee.

Little Egret – Arne RSPB © Brian Smith.

Whimbrel – Arne RSPB © Brian Smith.

Sightings - Saturday 17th August 2019.

Teal - 11 Brands Bay.
Balearic Shearwater - 4 past Portland Bill.
Osprey - 3 over Arne.
Hobby -2 Morden Bog(1Juv), 1 Middlebere.
Grey Plover -1 Brands Bay.
Whimbrel - 3 Brands Bay, 1 Middlebere.
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Middlebere.
Greenshank - 3 Brands Bay, 2 Holton Lee, 2 Middlebere.
Great Skua - 2 past Portland Bill.
Little Gull - 2 Ferrybridge.
Little Tern - 4 Ferrybridge.
Swift - c180 Longham Lakes.
Sand Martin - c600 Longham Lakes.
Swallow - c100 Longham Lakes.
House Martin - c300 Longham Lakes.
Redstart - 1 Middlebere.

Sightings - Friday 16th August 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 30 Hengistbury Head, 7 St Aldhelm's Head, 3 Portland Bill, 2 Branksome Chine
Manx Shearwater - 220 St Aldhelm's Head, c200 Portland Bill
Storm Petrel - 1 St Aldhelm's Head
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 10 Brownsea Island
Osprey -  3 in Poole Harbour area
Hobby - 2 Poole Harbour early morning
Sanderling - 5 Hengistbury Head
Whimbrel - 3 Abbotsbury Swannery, 2 Brownsea Island, 1 Hengistbury Head
Knot - 1 Brownsea Island
Common Sandpiper - 3 Lytchett Bay, 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 3 Lytchett Bay, 2 Abbotsbury Swannery, 2 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Middlebere
Greenshank -  14 Brownsea Island, 2 over Wick, 1 Middlebere, 1 Hengistbury Head
Arctic Skua - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Mudeford Quay, 1 Stanpit, 1 Portland Bill
Great Skua - 1 Hengistbury Head
Pomarine Skua - 1 Hengistbury Head
Little Gull - 2 Ferrybridge
Arctic Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Whinchat - 1 Langton Hive Point
Tree Pipit - 1 Portland Bill

Stock Dove pulli at Canford © Roger Peart




Sightings - Thursday 15th August 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 16 Portland Bill, 1 Christchurch Bay
Storm Petrel - 1 Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
White Stork - 1 reported at Christchurch Harbour in a horse field this morning
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Island
Osprey - 2 over Middlebere
Hobby - 1 Forston
Sanderling - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Whimbrel - 5 Christchurch Harbour
Knot - 6 Christchurch Harbour
Common Sandpiper - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Greenshank - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Longham Lakes
Arctic Skua - 3 Portland Bill
Great Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Black Tern - 1 through Christchurch Harbour
Whinchat - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 over Ferrybridge

Reports of interest, Wednesday 14th August 2019.

Balearic Shearwater - 1-5 Branksome Chine, 1 Chesil Cove.
Manx Shearwater - 6 Chesil Cove.
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge.
Green Sandpiper - 5 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Ferrybridge, 3 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Black Tern - 1 Chesil Cove.
Little Tern - 2 Chesil Cove, 6 Ferrybridge.
Arctic Tern - 1 Chesil Cove.
Spotted Flycatcher - 3+ Kingcombe Meadows, 3+ Powerstock Common.





Spotted Flycatcher © Kevin Parr

Reports of interest, Tuesday 13th August 2019.

Great White Egret - 1-2 Lodmoor .
WHITE STORK - 1 reported over Walkford went west.
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Island, 1 Middlebere.
Osprey - 1 Middlebere.
Grey Plover - 1 Middlebere in summer plumage.
Whimbrel - 1 Holes Bay.
Ruff - 3 Holes Bay.
Green Sandpiper - 14 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 1 heard over Corfe Gap overnight, 1 Holes Bay, 1 Lodmoor, 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 8 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Nightjar - 1 heard over Corfe Gap overnight.
Tree Pipit - 2 heard over Corfe Gap overnight.

Sightings - Monday 12th August 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 239 past Portland Bill in morning
Manx Shearwater - 10+ Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Island, 1 Middlebere
Osprey -  2 Wareham Channel, 1 Middlebere
Grey Phalarope - 1 still at Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 12 Ferrybridge
Knot - 20 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 10 Abbotsbury Swannery, 2 Brownsea Island, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 1 over Wick Fields, 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 4 Brownsea Island
Arctic Skua - 2 Portland Bill
Yellow-legged Gull - 2 Portland Bill
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Nightjar - 1 Holton Lee
Grasshopper Warbler - 7 trapped & ringed Durlston CP, 1 Culverwell (Portland Bill)
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Weston (Portland)
Redstart - 1 trapped & ringed Durlston CP, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wheatear - 19 Portland, 8 Hartland Moor
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Tree Pipit - 5 trapped & ringed Durlston CP

Grey Phalarope at Ferrybridge © Will Bown

Sightings - Sunday 11th August 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 2 past Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 11 Middlebere
Osprey - c3 in Poole Harbour area
Hobby -  1 Silverlake (aka Warmwell Quarry)
Whimbrel - 3 Brand's Bay, 1 Ferrybridge, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Sanderling - c10 Ferrybridge, 1 Portland Bill
Grey Phalarope - 1 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 6 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 trapped & ringed Charmouth
Wheatear - 10 Portland Bill

Reports of interest, Saturday 10th August 2019.

Balearic Shearwater - 4 Portland Bill, 1 St. Aldhelm's Head.
Sooty Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill.
Manx Shearwater - 6 St. Aldhelm's Head.
Storm Petrel - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Spoonbill - 10 Middlebere.
Osprey - 1 Middlebere.
Whimbrel - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Knot - 1 St. Aldhelm's Head.
Great Skua - 3 Portland Bill, 3 St. Aldhelm's Head.
Arctic Skua - 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portland Bill.
Black Guillemot - 1 Bournemouth Promenade.

Reports of interest, Friday 9th August 2019.

Balearic Shearwater - 90 Portland Bill.
Sooty Shearwater - 1-2 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island, 10 Middlebere.
Osprey - 1 Poole Harbour.
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge, 2 Portland Bill.
Ruff - 1 Brownsea Island.
Common Sandpiper - 6 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Wood Sandpiper - 6 Lodmoor.
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Sanderling - 20 Ferrybridge.
Arctic Skua - 2 Portland Bill.
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge.
Redstart - 1 Portland Bill.
Pied Flycatcher - 2 Portland Bill.
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston CP.

Sightings - Thursday 8th August 2019

Osprey - 1 Charmouth
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Radipole Lake
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge

Sightings - Wednesday 7th August 2019

Great Egret - 1 Radipole Lake
Balearic Shearwater - 3 past Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Redshank  - 102 Stanpit Marsh
Whimbrel - 15 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 14 Lytchett Fields
Purple Sandpiper - 1 Portland Bill
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Sandwich Tern - 165 roosting Stanpit

Tuesday 6th August 2019

Redshank - 135 Lytchett Fields
Green Sandpiper - 24 Lytchett Fields
Common Sandpiper - 6 Lytchett Fields, 5 Lodmoor
Greenshank - 11 Lytchett Fields

Sightings - Monday 5th August 2019

Dunlin - 185 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Common Sandpiper - 23 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Whimbrel - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon, 12 Christchurch Harbour
Greenshank - 12 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Whinchat - 1 Maiden Castle
Wheatear - 6 Crouch Hill Christchurch Harbour

Sightings - Sunday 4th August 2019

Brent Goose - 1 Ferrybridge
Garganey - 1 Stanpit
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Stanpit
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 1 Ferrybridge
Green Sandpiper - 1 Wick
Little Gull - 2 Ferrybridge
Osprey - 1 from Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 near Wareham Forest
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Wick
Wheatear - 5 Stanpit, 2 Ferrybridge
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Durlston CP
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston CP
Garden Warbler - 1 Wick, 1 Durlston CP
Crossbill - 2 Ramsdown



Sightings - Saturday 3rd August 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 4 past Portland Bill yesterday
Great White Egret - 1 Lytchett Heath
Spoonbill - 8 Brownsea Lagoon
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay
Wood Sandpiper - 1 yesterday Abbotsbury Swannery
Osprey - 1 Holton Lee
Wheatear - 1 Hartland Moor
Whinchat - 1 Portland
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Trent, 1 Durlston CP
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Lytchett Heath

Swallow young near Edmondsham copyright Roger Peart

Sightings - Friday 2nd August 2019

Common Quail - 1 singing St Aldhelm's Head
Osprey - 1 Middlebere
Whimbrel - 1 Upton CP, 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 Ferrybridge
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Bay
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Radipole RSPB, 1 reported on River Char, Charmouth
Green Sandpiper - 28 Lytchett Bay
Common Sandpiper - 8 Lytchett Bay
Wheatear - 3 Ferrybridge
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Steeple
Grasshopper Warbler  - 1 Townsend NR

Sightings - Thursday 1st August 2019

Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Bar-tailed Godwit - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Bay
Greenshank - 10 Lytchett Bay
Knot - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Wood Sandpiper - 1 heard Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 5 Lytchett Bay
Common Sandpiper - 28 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Brownsea, 4 Lytchett Bay
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Tern - 5 Weymouth Bay
Osprey - 1 over Wareham town centre
Hobby -  1 over Wareham town centre
Wheatear - 6 Christchurch Harbour, 5 Maiden Castle, 2 Ferrybridge, 1 Badbury Rings
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Garden Warbler - 4 Stanpit Marsh
Crossbill - 2 Ramsdown

Sparrowhawk, Christchurch copyright David Wareham


Sightings - Wednesday 31st July 2019

Manx Shearwater - 4 Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 6 Middlebere
Osprey - 2 West Poole Hbr.
Whimbrel - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 past Portland Bill
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Is.
Common Sandpiper - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 7 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Arctic Skua - 2 Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 north Litton Cheney

Yellowhammer - Badbury Rings © Nick Hull

Sightings - Tuesday 30th July 2019

Manx Shearwater - 46 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 14 past Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Oystercatcher - 60 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 8 Ferrybridge
Turnstone - 74 Ferrybridge
Knot - 5 Ferrybridge
Green Sandpiper - 19 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - singles at Ferrybridge, Trent, Tidmoor Range & Lytchett Fields RSPB
Arctic Skua - 2 past Portland Bill
Great Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Yellow-legged Gull - 2 Portland Bill

Sightings - Monday 29th July 2019

Common Scoter - 22 Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 2 Morden Bog
Pacific Golden Plover - 1 Possible Sunnyside Farm scrape flew S.E. towards Hartland Moor
Green Sandpiper - 8 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Field RSPB
Pied Flycatcher - 1 juv Durlston CP.

Sightings - Sunday 28th July 2019

Common Quail - 2 Cranborne
Manx Shearwater - 7 past Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 3 past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Portland Bill
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill

Sightings - Saturday 27th July 2019

Garganey - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Cattle Egret - 1 Christchurch Harbour briefly this morning
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Middlebere
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island
Osprey - 2 Morden Bog, 1 Wareham Channel
Whimbrel - 7 Stanpit, 2 Hengistbury
Sanderling - 1 Stanpit, 1 Hengistbury
Common Sandpiper - 3 Stanpit
Green Sandpiper - 1 Wick, 1 Stanpit
Greenshank - 2 Brownsea Island, 1 Hengistbury

Peregrine at Lansdowne, Bournemouth © David Wareham

Sightings - Friday 26th July 2019

Manx Shearwater - 4 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater- 5 Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea Island
Hobby - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Hengistbury, 1 Stanpit
Sanderling - 3 Ferrybridge, 2 Hengistbury
Common Sandpiper - 3 Stanpit, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 20 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Holten Lee
Greenshank - 9 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Hengistbury
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Portland Bill

Sightings - Thursday 25th July 2019

Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Middlebere
Little Ringed Plover - 6 West Bexington, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 2 Middlebere, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Common Sandpiper -  3 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 19 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 7 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 4 Middlebere, 1 Brownsea Island
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB

Sightings - Wednesday 24th July 2019

Eider - 1 still from the Cobb at Lyme Regis
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 over Wareham Channel
Little Ringed Plover - 2 over Hengistbury Head, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 2 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper -  2 Hengistbury Head, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 21 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1+ Stanpit
Greenshank - 1 Hengistbury Head
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Island
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 trapped at Portland Bill

Sightings - Tuesday 23rd July 2019.

Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea Lagoon.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.

Sightings - Monday 22nd July 2019.

Common Scoter - 5 past Portland Bill.
Great Crested Grebe - 1 settled off Portland Bill.
Manx Shearwater - 3 past Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea Lagoon.
Bittern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Whimbrel - 6 Christchurch Harbour.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lodmoor RSPB.

Sightings - Sunday 21st July 2019.

Common Scoter - 1 Brands Bay.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Whimbrel - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 2 Studland.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea Lagoon.

Common Tern – Lodmoor RSPB © David Wareham. 

Sightings - Saturday 20th July 2019.

Osprey - 1 over Lytchett Bay(LS7), 1 over Middlebere.
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Whimbrel - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Sanderling - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Little Gull - 2 Ferrybridge.

Sightings - Friday 19th July 2019

Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Whimbrel - 4 over Farrington (near Child Okeford), 1 Christchurch Harbour
Sanderling - 1 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge

Sightings - Thursday 18th July 2019

Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - at least 2 in Poole Harbour
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit, 2 Middlebere
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 4 Middlebere, 1 Stanpit
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 past West Bexington

Great Crested Grebe at Radipole RSPB © David Wareham

Reports of interest, Wednesday 17th July 2019.

Common Scoter - 1 Bramble Bush Bay.
Balearic Shearwater - 16 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island.
Little Ringed Plover - 6 Lytchett Bay RSPB, 2 Sunnyside Farm.
Greenshank - 5 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge.
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Shell Bay.
Redstart - 1 Shell Bay.
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 was ringed at Portland Bill.
Hawfinch - 1 Oldhill (Portland).

Reports of interest, Tuesday 16th July 2019.

Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 Durlston CP.




Stock Dove nr Wimborne © Roger Peart.

Woodpigeon nr Wimborne © Roger Peart.

Sightings - Monday 15th July 2019

Quail - 2 or 3 singing near Witchampton this morning
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit
Whimbrel - 3 Stanpit, 1 Portland Bill
Common Sandpiper - 7 Lodmoor RSPB, 5 Stanpit, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 9 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor RSPB

Late news : an unseasonal Fieldfare was photographed in Verwood on 30th June

Fieldfare in Verwood on 30th June 2019 © Alan Bentley

Sightings - Sunday 14th July 2019

Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island, 1 over Abbotsbury Swannery
Greenshank - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Cuckoo - 1 over Three Legged Cross
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Durlston CP

Reports of interest, Saturday 13th July 2019.

Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 2 Poole Harbour.
Hobby - 1 Badbury Rings.
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Whimbrel - 3 Ferrybridge.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.        .
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge.

Reports of interest, Friday 12th July 2019.

Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island.
Marsh Harrier - 1 over Holton Pools, 2 at a Poole Harbour roost this morning.
Little Ringed Plover - 4 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Whimbrel - 2 Brands Bay, 1 Middlebere.
Green Sandpiper - 7 Lytchett Bay RSPB.    
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Bay RSPB, 2 Middlebere.
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge.
Sedge Warbler - autumn passage is beginning, with the first ringing reports from Lytchett Heath and Portland.
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bill.

Collared Doves in Wimborne © Roger Peart.

Sightings - Thursday 11th July 2019


Great Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Marsh Harrier - 1 Wareham Channel
Whimbrel - 4 Fisherman's Dock Christchurch
Dunlin - 12 Fisherman's Dock Christchurch
Common Sandpiper - 4 Fisherman's Dock Christchurch, 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bill Obs.

Swallow - Edmondsham © Roger Peart

Sightings - Wednesday 10th July 2019

Osprey - 1 Arne RSPB, 1 Swineham GP.
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Mudeford Quay, 1 Lytchett Bay
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bill Obs

Sightings - Tuesday 9th July 2019

Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Bay
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Studland
Common Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bill Obs.

Adult male Stonechat - Hengistbury Heaad © David Wareham

Sightings - Monday 8th July 2019

Quail - 1 calling Cranborne, 1 Winfrith Heath
Balearic Shearwater - 2 past Portland Bill
Great Egret - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 2 Ferrybridge
Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit Marsh, 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett FieldsRSPB
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bill Obs.

Juv Stonechat - Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

Sightings - Sunday 7th July 2019

Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lakes RSPB
Osprey - 2 over Morden Bog, 1 over Arne RSPB, 1 Lulworth Lake
Hobby - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Brand's Bay
Curlew - 97 Brand's Bay
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Green Sandpiper - 16 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Hawfinch - 1 Portland Bird Observatory

Sightings - Saturday 6th July 2019

Manx Shearwater - 6 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Portland Bill
Osprey - 2 Wareham Channel
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island
Common Sandpiper - 4+ Abbotsbury Swannery

Yesterday : An adult Black-crowned Night Heron was briefly at Abbotsbury Swannery but no further sightings since yesterday morning.

Linnet at Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

Reports of interest, Friday 5th July 2019.

Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 1 Ridge, 1 Wareham Channel.
Hobby - Up to 6 Lower Bryanston included a ringed bird.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB, 4 Wareham Channel (from boat).
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB in summer plumage, 1 Wareham Channel (from boat).

SERIN - 1 Portland Bill.

Hobby at Bryanston © Mike Colman

Reports of interest, Thursday 4th July 2019.

Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island.
Common Sandpiper -  1 Stanpit Marsh.
Green Sandpiper - 7+ Lytchett Bay RSPB, 2 Stanpit Marsh.
Greenshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh.
Herring Gull - a ringed adult at Portland Bill.
Yellow-Legged Gull - 1 juv Portland Bill.
Little Owl - 1 West Orchard.
RED-BACKED SHRIKE - 1 on the southern edge of Martin Down may be in Dorset.
SERIN - 1 Portland Bill.

Late news:  Quail heard near Badbury Rings yesterday.

Sightings - Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

Quail - 1 Long Crichel.
Hobby - 9+ Fromme Valley, Nr. Bovington.
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Lagoon.
Ringed Plover - 2 Portland Bill.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Portland Bill.
Green Sandpiper - 6 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Great Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Little Owl - 1 Holton Lee.
Serin - 2 m f Portland Bird Observatory.

Sightings - Tuesday 2nd July 2019.

Quail - 1 W. Lulworth.
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Lagoon.
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 3 Longham Lakes.
Green Sandpiper - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Greenshank - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Cuckoo - 1 juv. Chrsitchurch Harbour.
Serin - 1 f Portland Bird Observatory.

Sightings - Monday 1st July 2019.

Great White Egret - 1 Middlebere.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Hobby 1 - Middlebere.
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Lagoon.
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.


Sightings - Sunday 30th June 2019.

Brent Goose - 1 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Wareham Channel.
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Morden Bog.
Hobby - 1 Wareham Channel.
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Lagoon.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 juv. Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Arctic Skua - 1 past Ferrybridge.
Cuckoo - 1 Morden Bog.

Reports of interest, Saturday 29th June 2019.

Goosander - 1 West Knighton Heath.
Quail - 1 Winspit.
Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 1 Crossways, 1 Morden Bog.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Swineham.
Red Kite - 1 Priory Marsh (Christchurch Harbour).
Osprey - 3 Wareham Channel.
Hobby - 1 Swineham.
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Bay RSPB, 1 heard West Knighton Heath.
Knot - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Whimbrel - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Common Sandpiper - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Greenshank - 1 West Knighton Heath.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.

Late news:  Reliable report of a BEE-EATER over Canford Heath yesterday evening.

Sightings - Friday 28th June 2019

Brent Goose - 1 from Mudeford Quay
Great Egret - 1 Middlebere
Osprey - 2 Morden Bog
Hobby - 1 over R.Way, West Christchurch
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Stanpit
Knot - 1 Fisherman's Bank
Common Sandpiper - 1 Fisherman's Bank

Other news : a male Scarlet Darter at Longham Lakes

Sightings - Thursday 27th June 2019

Balearic - 1 Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 20 Portland Bill
Osprey - 1 over Blandford, 1 over Middlebere

Reports of interest, Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Spoonbill - 5 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 1 Morden Bog.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Holton Lee.
Osprey - 3 Poole Harbour.
Hobby - 1 Morden Bog.
WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN - 1 Lodmoor/Weymouth Bay.

Late news:  Bittern at Lodmoor yesterday.

Reports of interest, Tuesday 25th June 2019.

Great White Egret - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island.
Bar-Tailed Godwit - 6 Brownsea Island.
Spotted Redshank - 1 in summer plumage at Lytchett Bay RSPB.

Late news:  3 Quail seen at Piddletrenthide yesterday.

Reports of interest, Monday 24th June 2019.

Spoonbill - 6 Brownsea Island.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB, 1 over Wareham heading south.
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel.
Hobby - 2 Slepe Heath.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay RSPB.
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge.

Sightings - Sunday 23rd June 2019

Great Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Marsh Warbler - 1 still showing and singing along Beachdown Way, Lodmoor RSPB
Serin - 1 trapped and ringed at Portland Bird Observatory

Sightings - Saturday 22nd June 2019

Great Egret - 1 over Abbotsbury Swannery
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Osprey - 1 over Chamberlayne's Heath, 1 over Lytchett Bay
Whimbrel - 2 Christchurch Harbour, 1 past Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 3 over Ferrybridge
Cuckoo - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Marsh Warbler - 1 along Beachdown Way, Lodmoor RSPB
Serin - 1 over Portland Observatory and Culverwell

No reports of the DARK-EYED JUNCO  today


Marsh Warbler at Lodmoor RSPB © Chris Patrick

Dark-eyed Junco at Abbotsbury Swannery yesterday © Chris Patrick


Sightings - Friday 21st June 2019

Great Egret - 1 Rodden Hive on the Fleet
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Is.
Glossy Ibis - 1 1st/sum Abbotsbury Swannery
DARK-EYED JUNCO - 1 ABBOTSBURY SWANNERY CAR PARK. last report 18.26hrs.

Young Swallow - Canford © Roger Peart

Sightings - Thursday 20th June 2019

Ring-necked Duck - 1 eclipse drake Radipole Lake RSPB
Great Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Quail - 1 calling West of Belhuish Farmhouse (SY825831)

Pied Wagtail - Canford © Roger Peart

Sightings - Wednesday 19th June 2019

Eider - 2 off Mudeford Quay
Common Scoter - 8 off Mudeford Quay
Great Northern Diver - 2 sum/plumage off Shore Abbottsbury, 1 off West Bexington
Great Egret - 1 flew over West Howe Ind.estate
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Is.
Osprey - 2 Lytchett Bay a.m. prob 1 of same over Hydes Heath Arne RSPB.
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge
Little Tern - 2 off Mudeford Quay
Common Tern - 18 off Mudeford Quay
Turtle Dove - 1 Southwell, 1 West Bexington
Hobby - 1 over Wick Hams

Sightings - Tuesday 18th June 2019

Great Egret - 1 Herbury Gore a.m. same as 1 Langton Herring
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Stone Curlew - 1 north over Lytchett Heath
Arctic Skua - 1 off Portland Bill

Glossy Ibis - Abbotsbury Swannery © Sue & Tony Wingett
















Whooper Swan - Abbotsbury Swannery © Sue & Tony Wingett

Sightings - Monday 17th June 2019

GLOSSY IBIS - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill

Sightings - Sunday 16th June 2019

Great Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor

Sightings - Saturday 15th June 2019

Ring-necked Duck - 1 Radipole Lake
Great Egret - 1 Radipole Lake
Quail - 1 Cranborne, 1 Tarrant Rushton airfield (last night)

Sightings - Friday 14th June 2015

Mute Swan - 261 Christchurch Harbour (yesterday)
GLOSSY IBIS - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Egret - 1 Rodden Hive
Manx Shearwater - 25 past Hengistbury Head
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor

Long-tailed Tit copyright David Wareham

Sightings - Thursday 13th June 2019

Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland
Great Northern Diver - 1 Overcombe Corner, Weymouth Bay
Osprey - 1 Middlebere
Red Kite - 1 Godmanstone
Glossy Ibis - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Lagoons
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor RSPB


Sightings - Wednesday 12th June 2019

Glossy Ibis - 1 flew over Ferrybridge
Osprey - 2 including translocated male LS1 which has returned to Poole Harbour and was seen interacting with the female
Cuckoo - 1 over Ferrybridge


Glossy Ibis Radipole Lake RSPB copyright Joe Kaplonek

Glossy Ibis Radipole Lake RSPB copyright Joe Kaplonek



Glossy Ibis Radipole Lake RSPB copyright Joe Kaplonek



Sightings - Tuesday 11th June 2019

Quail - 1 or 2 heard at Badbury Rings NT
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB
Glossy Ibis - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Lagoon
Red Kite - 1 Cheselbourne
Green Sandpiper - 1 Holton Pools
Cuckoo - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Alpine Swift - 1 Durlston CP early evening, then headed north
Rosy Starling - 1 in private garden Southwell, Portland

Other news - 1 Convolvulus Hawk Moth trapped overnight Portland

Nightjar on Brownsea Island copyright Trevor Wilkinson

Sandwich Terns with young Brownsea Island copyright Trevor Wilkinson

Shelduck with young copyright Trevor Wilkinson




Sightings - Monday 10th June 2019

Glossy Ibis - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Lagoon
Osprey - 1 at private site in Poole Harbour
Cuckoo - 1 Holton Lee, 1 St Catherine's Hill, Christchurch calling and seen 21.45 yesterday evening

Sightings - Sunday 9th June 2019.

Quail - 3 singing on the downs between Dorchester and Piddlehinton.
Glossy Ibis - 1 Radipole RSPB.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 17 Brownsea Lagoon.
Golden Oriole - 1 Portland Bill.

Pheasant – Durlston CP © David Wareham.

Sightings - Saturday 8th June 2019.

Quail - 1 calling Came Down GC area.
Manx Shearwater - 7 off Mudeford Quay.
Balearic Shearwater - 2 off Mudeford Quay, 2 off Portland Bill.
Storm Petrel - 3 Christchurch Bay.
Red Kite - 1 over Poole.
Great Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 6 past Portland Bill.
Cuckoo - 4 Hartland Moor.
Marsh Warbler - 1 Ringstead Bay.
Golden Oriole - 1 Portland Bird Observaory.

Guillemot – Durlston CP © David Wareham. 

Sightings - Friday 7th June 2019.

Common Scoter - 1 inside Christchurch Harbour.
Manx Shearwater - 45 off Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 2 off Portland Bill.
Gannet - c20 off Branksome.
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor RSPB.
Puffin - 2 off Portland Bill.

Sightings - Thursday 6th June 2019.

Whooper Swan - 1 Avon Causeway.
Balearic Shearwater - 1 off Portland Bill.
Osprey - 1 Middlebere Channel.
Hobby - 1 Stanpit Marsh.
Cuckoo - 2 Stanpit Marsh.

Whooper Swan – Avon Causeway taken on 5th © Trevor Wilkinson. 

Whooper Swan – Avon Causeway © Peter Calladine.

Sightings - Wednesday 5th June 2019

Whooper Swan - 1 Avon Causeway
Ring-necked Duck - 1 Radipole Lake
Great Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Balearic Shearwater - 2 off Portland Bill
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor

Sightings - Tuesday 4th June 2019

Great Egret - 1 Radipole Lake

Sightings - Monday 3rd June 2019

Whooper Swan - 1 Avon Causeway
Ring-necked Duck - 1 Radipole Lake
Great Egret - 1 Lodmoor, 1 Radipole Lake
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor
Whooper Swan Avon Causeway copyright Mike Gibbons


Sightings - Sunday 2nd June 2019

Whooper Swan - 1 Avon Causeway
Ring-necked Duck - 1 Radipole Lake
Great Northern Diver - 1 Weymouth Bay
Great Egret - 1 Lodmoor
Little Gull - 1 Lodmoor
Woodchat Shrike - 1 reported Top Fields Portland
Whooper Swan Avon Causeway copyright Alan Hayden

Reports of interest, Saturday 1st June 2019.

LITTLE BITTERN - 1 Lodmoor.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB.
Bar-Tailed Godwit - 14 Brownsea Island.
Cuckoo - 1 Chettle Chase Coppice.


Young Starling near Wimborne © Roger Peart

Sightings - Friday 31st May 2019

Ring-necked Duck - 1 Radipole lake RSPB
Great White Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island
Black Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Roseate Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Cuckoo - 1 Fiddleford

Yesterday - 4 Puffins settled off Portland Bill

Meadow Pipit at Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

Sightings - Thursday 30th May 2019

Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Osprey - 1 over Bournemouth, 1 over Arne RSPB
Greenshank - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Whimbrel - 6 Christchurch Harbour
Little Gull - 1st summer still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Cuckoo - 1 Badbury Rings
Hoopoe - 1 at West Bexington this morning but not seen since

Reports of interest, Wednesday 29th May 2019.

Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Ferrybridge.
Wheatear - 1 Coombe Heath.

Reports of interest, Tuesday 28th May 2019.

Eider - 1 Lyme Regis.
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island.
Hobby - 1 Brownsea Island, 2 Morden Bog.
Cuckoo - 2 Morden Bog.

Reports of interest, Monday 27th May 2019.

Golden Oriole - 1 Portland Bill came in off the sea.
Cuckoo - 1 Morden Bog, 1 Moreton.
Garden Warbler - 1 Upton CP.
Firecrest - 1 Upton CP.

Sightings - Sunday 26th May 2019

Great White Egret - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Little Gull - 1 (1st/sum) still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Cuckoo - 2 Hartland Moor, 1 Badbury Rings, 1 Wick (Christchurch Harbour)


Puffin at Dancing Ledge © Simon Buckell

Razorbill at Dancing Ledge © Simon Buckell

Sightings - Saturday 25th May 2019

Garganey - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB
Manx Shearwater - 73 Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 2 Brownsea Island
Red Kite - 3 over Upwey, 1 over Bridport
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Little Gull - 1 (1st/sum) Abbotsbury Swannery
Turtle Dove - 1 Southwell (Portland)
Common Rosefinch - 1 Culverwell (Portland Bill) briefly early morning

Whitethroat at Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

Sightings - Friday 24th May 2019

Red Kite - 1 over Canford School
Great Egret - 1 Rodden Hive
Little Gull - 1 past Rodden Hive, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Golden Oriole - 1 Culverwell/Southwell, 1 Weston Portland
Dartford Warbler Christchurch copyright Michael Gibbons