Monday 14th June 2021

Very little reported today.

Great White Egret - 1 Middlebere
Red Kite -1 imm passing over Crossways
Osprey - 2 the resident pair Poole Hbr.

Male Siskin - Arne © Nick Hull


Sunday 13th June 2021

Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Roseate Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, flew off mid-afternoon
Osprey - 2 Poole Harbour
Red-breasted Flycatcher - 1 trapped & ringed at PBO
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill
Common Rosefinch - 1 at Portland Bird Observatory before flying towards Culverwell

Juvenile Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham

Saturday 12th June 2021

Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Red Kite - 5 over Martinstown
Cuckoo - 2 Wick, 1 Tolpuddle
Woodchat Shrike - 1 still below Wallsend on Portland
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 in private garden at Durlston, 1 West Cliff Estate at West Bay

Friday, 11th June 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 near Shillingstone.
Grey Plover - 1 Middlebere.
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Lytchett Bay
Hobby - 2 Wareham Common.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 Portland Bill.
Yellow Wagtail - 1 lower Piddle valley.

Thursday 10th June 2021

Cuckoo - 1 Hengistbury
Woodchat Shrike - 1 still in horse paddock below Wallsend along West Cliff on Portland
Garden Warbler - 1 Hengistbury

Wednesday, 9th Jun 2021.

White-tailed Eagle - an Isle of Wight bird was over Poole Harbour.
Red Kite - 1 Ibberton hill, 1 Netherbury, 3+ Coryates (Portesham area), 13 SE over Swanage.
Osprey - 1 Sherborne Castle Lake.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 East Parley.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 Portland (Wallsend Cove/Sweet Hill area).
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Portland (Barleycrates area), 1 Wyke Regis.

Common Whitethroat © Brian Smith


Tuesday, 8th Jun 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 Tolpuddle.
Roseate Tern - 1 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 1 over Bridport.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 Portland Bill.
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Portland (Watery Lane area).
Crossbill - 3 over Lytchett Fields.

Woodchat Shrike, Portland © Steven Carey


Monday, 7th Jun 2021.

Quail - 1 heard Old Harry Rocks, 1 Portland Bill.
Egyptian Goose - 2 Swineham.
Cuckoo - 1 Wick.
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields.
Avocet - 2 Stanpit.
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Fields.
Curlew - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 1 over Wareham.
Hen Harrier - 1 over Woolsbridge.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 Portland Bill.


Little Owl, Portland © Clive Hargrave


















Wheatear, Portland Bill © Clive Hargrave

 

Sunday 6th June 2021

Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Pomarine Skua - 1 Weymouth Bay
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Southwell (Portland)

Jay, West Moors © Roy Nicklin


Saturday 5th June 2021

Grey Partridge - 2 Alners Gorse
Egyptian Goose - 2 Silverlake
Puffin - 1 Pulpit Rock, Portland Bill
Red Kite - 1 Wareham Common
Rose-coloured Starling - 2 Southwell, Portland

Little Owl, Portland Bill © Oli Mockridge


Friday 4th June 2021

Iceland Gull - 1 Weston, Portland
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Red Kite - 1 Broadstone
Red-backed Shrike - 1 female, Cogden Beach

Yesterday: Yellow-legged Gull - 1 off Portland Bill

Grey Partridge, Tarrant Rushden © Ian Ballam


Common Tern, Lodmoor RSPB © Edmund Mackrill


Thursday 3rd June 2021

Barnacle Goose - 1 Lytchett Bay
Little Gull - 2 first summer Lodmoor RSPB
Arctic Skua - 5 off Portland Bill
Pomarine Skua - 2 off Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB

Little Gull, Lodmoor RSPB © Edmund Mackrill


Wednesday 2nd June 2021

Osprey - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Red Kite - 1 Fordington Down, Dorchester
Rose-coloured Starling - 2 Portland Bill briefly
Corn Bunting - 1 Rodden Hive

Fulmar, Portland © Verity Hill


Stonechat fledgling, Lytchett Fields © Ian Ballam


Tuesday 1st June 2021

Red Kite - 2 over Portesham, 1 over Parkstone, 1 over Watton Hill Bridport, 6 over Sixpenny Handley (yesterday) 
Stork sp - 1 circling high over the sea and coming in off near Mupe mid-afternoon
Hen Harrier - 1 male through Slepe Heath mid-morning
Golden Oriole - 1 Rempstone Heath briefly before flying towards RSPB Arne

Monday 31st May 2021

Red Kite - 4 Bridport, 1 RSPB Lodmoor, 3 Litton Cheney
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Rosy Starling - 1 visiting a bird table in Easton this am
Ring Ouzel - 1 Christchurch Harbour

Sunday 30th May 2021

Red Kite - 4 Bridport, 3 Worth Matravers, 2 Chapman's Pool, 1 Kimmeridge, 1 Ridge, 1 Parkstone, 1 Ballard Down, 1 Lilliput 
Arctic Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Red-backed Shrike - 1 Culverwell Portland

Saturday 29th May 2021

Red Kite - 8 along the Purbeck coast lunchtime, 2 earlier, 9 over Parkstone early afternoon
Woodchat Shrike - Portland - SW of Nicodemus Knob, access south from Fancy's Farm or north from the Borstal

Friday 28th May 2021

Barnacle Goose - 2 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Silverlake 
Cuckoo - 1 Southover nr Tolpuddle
Red-throated Diver - 1 off Cogden Beach
Red Kite - 2 through West Bexington NR
Black kite - 1 Burton seen heading West
Nightingale - 1  near Portland Obs
Tree Sparrow - 1 Briefly at St Aldhelms Head
Common Rosefinch - Durlston Country Park

Yesterday: 
Pomarine Skua - Pass Portland Bill
Wood Warbler - Christchurch Harbour Salt Hurns

Great Spotted Woodpecker - Bog Lane Greenspace


Thursday 27th May 2021


Brent Goose - 4 Brands Bay
Barnacle Goose - 1 Silverlake still
Iceland Gull - 1 juv Lodmoor RSPB
Wood Warbler - 1 Arne RSPB 
Spotted Flycatcher - 5  The Hump Portland
Yellow Wagtail - Waddock Cross Watercress beds

Yesterday: Serin - 1 Durlston Country Park 

Raven - Bournemouth  © David Wareham 

Wednesday 26th May 2021

Grey Partridge - 2 St Aldhelms 
Egyptian Goose - 2 East Holme
Sanderling - 21 Ferrybridge
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 2cy Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 2 Poole Hbr.
Hobby - 1 Lodmoor flew in off the sea
Yellow Wagtail - Waddock Cross cress beds

Turnstone - Lyme Regis  © Garry Hayman

Tuesday 25th May 2021

Sanderling - 21 South Haven Studland
Manx Shearwater - 7 Portland Bill.
Storm Petrel - 1 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB West Scrape
Osprey - 3 Poole Hbr.
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 2cy Lodmoor RSPB
Iceland Gull - 1 Juv at Lodmoor RSPB West Scrape
Garden Warbler - 1 Stour Valley LNR Aboretum
Redstart - 1 Wareham Forest

Fulmar - Durlston Country Park  © Garry Hayman




Grey Wagtail - Lyme Regis © Garry Hayman



Monday 24th May 2021

Common Scoter - 22 past Hengistbury Hd, 17 past Camp Road.
Great Northern Diver - 1 past  Hengistbury Hd
Manx Shearwater - 1 past Hengistbury Hd.
Storm Petrel - 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 2 Poole Hbr.
Arctic Skua - 2 past Camp Road.
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 2cy Lodmoor RSPB
Iceland Gull - imm past Lodmoor RSPB
Pied Flycatcher - 1 St. Aldhelm's Hd.

2cy Bonaparte's Gull - Lodmoor RSPB © David Foster


Lesser Whitethroat - Lodmoor RSPB © David Foster




Sunday 23rd May 2021

Great Northern Diver - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Manx Shearwater - 95 St. Adhelm's Hd, 64 Durlston CP, 55 Hengistbury Hd, 19 West Bay, 7 West Bexington
Storm Petrel - 5 West Bay, 2 West Bexington, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 2 Poole Hbr.
Pomarine Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 3 West Bexington, 2 St. Aldhelm's Hd, 2 Portland Bill, 1 West Bay, 1 Hengistbury Hd.
Long-tailed Skua - 1 Portland Bill 
Great Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 2cy Lodmoor RSPB
Iceland Gull - imm past Greenhill
Hobby - 1 Longham Lakes, 1 Kingston Maurward

Spoonbill - Lodmoor RSPB © David Foster

















Leucistic Starling - Three Legged Cross © Richard Zamit
















Saturday 22nd May 2021

Eider - 1 drake  Lyme Regis Hbr.
Common Scoter - 60 Hengistbruy Hd, 18 Cogden
Great Northern Diver - 4 Ferrybridge, 2 West Bay, 1 Cogden
Manx Shearwater - 4 Cogden
Storm Petrel - 2 Portland Bill, 1 West Bay
Purple Sandpiper - 15 Lyme Regis on The Cobb
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 2CY Lodmoor RSPB
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 2CY nr. Burton Bradstock
Crossbill - 12 St. Catherine's Hill

Common Whitethroat - Durlston CP. © Nick Hull


Friday 21st May 2021

Common Scoter - 24 past Hengistbury Hd.
Manx Shearwater - 7 Hengistbury Hd.
Great White Egret - 1 Barn Bight Hengistbury Hd.
Whimbrel - 3 Hengistbury Hd.
Sanderling - 90 Ferrybridge, 20 Hengistbury Hd.
Storm Petrel - 1 SW from Chesil Cove, 1 W Camp Rd.
Pomarine Skua - 1 past Camp Road
Arctic Skua - 3 SW Chesil Cove, 3 past Ferrybridge, 3 Camp rd.
Bonaparte's Gull - 1, 2CY Lodmoor RSPB

Jay - Studland © Nick Hull


Thursday 20th May 2021

Sanderling - 1 Cogden
BONAPARTE'S GULL - a 2cy on west scrape at Lodmoor RSPB (first seen yesterday)
Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Lodmoor RSPB
Arctic Tern - 1 Cogden
Arctic Skua - 4 Chesil Cove
Pomarine Skua - 1 Cogden Beach
Great Northern Diver - 2 Cogden, 1 Hengistbury Head
Black-throated Diver - 1 Branksome Chine
Manx Shearwater - c40 Cogden, 36 Hengistbury Head, 32 Chesil Cove, 20 Branksome Chine
Garden Warbler - 1 Hengistbury Head

Yesterday : a Blue-headed Wagtail and a Pied Flycatcher were at Portand Bill

Bonaparte's Gull, Lodmoor RSPB © Edmund Mackrill

 

Bonaparte's Gull (yesterday), Lodmoor RSPB © Samuel Levy

 

Bonaparte's Gull (yesterday), Lodmoor RSPB © Samuel Levy



Bonaparte's Gull, Lodmoor RSPB © Dave Chown

Bonaparte's Gull, Lodmoor RSPB © Dave Chown        


 


Wednesday 19th May 2021

Eider - male at Lyme Regis
Cuckoo - 2 Middlebere, 2 Wick
Sanderling - 54 by houseboats at South Haven, 9 Hengistbury Head
Common Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury Head
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
WHISKERED TERN - 1 briefly off Mudeford Quay this morning
Puffin - 1 Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 1 Charmouth
Hobby - 1 Charmouth
Woodchat Shrike - male still at Iford GC, Bournemouth  (please keep to to public rights of way and do not enter golf course)
Spotted Flycatcher - 6 Wick
Pied Flycatcher - male at Puddletown

Tuesday, 18th May 2021.

Barnacle Goose - 1 Silverlake.
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 16 Christchurch Harbour.
Arctic Skua - 2 Portland Bill.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Portland Bill.
Red Kite - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Hobby - 2 Fiddleford Mill.
Woodchat Shrike - 1 Iford Golf Course.
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Hengistbury Head, 5 Portland Bill, 1 near Shillingstone.
Garden Warbler - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Hengistbury Head.


Woodchat Shrike, Iford Golf Course © Mike Gibbons

Spotted Flycatcher, near Shillingstone © Rik McCoy


Monday, 17th May 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 heard Arne, 1 heard Slepe Heath, 1 heard Coombe Heath.
Brent Goose - 3 Brand's Bay.
Barnacle Goose - 1 Silverlake.
Little Ringed Plover - 5 Lytchett Fields.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Silverlake.
Sanderling - 21 Brand's Bay, 18 Hengistbury sandspit.
Whimbrel - 2 Hengistbury Head.
Osprey - 1 W over Christchurch Harbour.
Hobby - 2 Longham Lakes.

Sunday, 16th May 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 Wareham (Piddle Valley), 1 Wick.
Red-breasted Merganser - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Grey Plover - 1 Ferrybridge.
Sanderling - 8 Ferrybridge, 19+ Hengistbury sandspit.
Iceland Gull - 1 Lodmoor.
Pomarine Skua - 1 E Hengistbury Head passed inside the harbour.
Arctic Skua - 1 pale-phase Hengistbury Head, 2 Portland Bill.
Great Northern Diver - 1 past Charmouth, 1 W past Hengistbury Head, 4 Portland Bill.
Manx Shearwater - 10+ Portland Bill.
Hobby - 1 Wareham (Piddle Valley).
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Hengistbury Head.

Saturday, 15th May 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 Wick.
Common Scoter - 64 E and 28 W past Charmouth, 21 past Hengistbury.
Red-breasted Merganser - 1 past Hengistbury.
Grey Plover - 1 Hengistbury Beach Huts.
Whimbrel - 15 W past Charmouth, 1 Hengistbury Beach Huts.
Arctic Tern - 1 past Branksome Chine.
Black Tern - 1 past Branksome Chine.
Pomarine Skua - 1 past Portland Bill.
Arctic Skua - 3 past Portland Bill included a pale-phase bird.
Great Northern Diver - 1 W past Charmouth.
Fulmar - 2 past Branksome Chine included a blue-phase bird.
Manx Shearwater - 1 past Branksome Chine, 7 E past Charmouth.
Great White Egret - 1 Frome valley.
Cattle Egret - 1 Frome valley.
Osprey - 1-2 Arne peninsula.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Swineham.
Red Kite - 1 Christchurch.
Hobby - 1 West Parley.


Spotted Flycatcher, Swanage © Phyl England











Turnstone, Christchurch Harbour © David Wareham