Monday 24th Jun 2024

Golden Pheasant - 1 Furzey Island.
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit.
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields, 1 heard over Stanpit.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Stanpit.
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel.
Hobby - 1 Arne, 1 Stanpit.
Little Tern - 4 Stanpit.
Great White Egret - 1 Stanpit.


Herring Gull juvenile, Christchurch © Clinton Whale

Sunday 23rd Jun 2024

Cuckoo - 1 Hartland Moor.
Roseate Tern - 1 Lodmoor.
Spoonbill - 1 Lodmoor.
Green Sandpiper - 5 Lodmoor.
Common Sandpiper - Lodmoor.

Sedge Warbler, Stanpit © Clinton Whale.




Saturday 22nd June 2024

Pochard - 3 Silverlake.
Cuckoo - 1 Wick.
Green Sandpiper - 4 Lodmoor.
Osprey - 1 Brands Bay, 1 Middlebere.
Red Kite - 1 Charborough Park.
Goshawk - 1 Carey (Wareham).
Honey Buzzard - 1 Carey (Wareham).
Hobby - 1 Carey (Wareham), 1 Lytchett Bay.
Great White Egret - 5 Lodmoor.
Spoonbill - 4 Coombe Heath
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Common Whitethroat, Iford © Clinton Whale

 



Friday 21st Jun 2024

Black-tailed Godwit - 6 Brownsea Island, 1 Stanpit.
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Swineham.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Swineham.
Red Kite - 1 Charlton Down.
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Carey (Wareham).
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere.
Storm Petrel - 3+ Lyme Bay pelagic.
Balearic Shearwater - 43 Lyme Bay pelagic.

Thursday 20th June 2024

Cuckoo - 1 Newton Heath
Roseate Tern - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere
 Little Egret - 4 Silverlake
Red Kite - 1 Silverlake, 1 near World's End Pub A31









Wednesday 19th June 2024

Cuckoo - 1 Hartland Moor
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Silverlake
Arctic Skua - 1 over Christchurch Harbour
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor
 Hobby - 1 Silverlake

Tuesday 18th June 2024

Black-tailed Godwit - 2 Silverlake
Arctic Skua - 2 offshore at Portland Bill 
Sooty Shearwater - 1 offshore at Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 1500+ offshore at Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 100+ offshore at Portland Bill, 2 Kimmeridge
Red Kite - 3 Bridport area, 1 Caundle Marsh, 1 Wareham
Hobby - 1 over Southwell, 1 Bridport
Corn Bunting - 8 seen at Maiden Castle

Corn Bunting, Maiden Castle  © Geoff Barlow


Monday 17th June 2024

Cuckoo - 1 Stanpit
Redshank - 6 Brownsea Lagoon
Great Skua - 1 offshore Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 3 offshore Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 12+ offshore at Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 over Hengistbury Head
 Red Kite - 1 Litton Cheney
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 4 Morden Bog, 1 Litton Cheney

Little Grebes, Hengistbury Head  © Clinton Whale


Little Egret, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Sunday 16th June 2024

Cuckoo - 1 heard in Wareham Forest
Red-throated Diver - 1 Shell Bay
Manx Shearwater - 1 lingering off  the Long Groyne at Hengistbury Head
Great White Egret - 2 Lytchett Bay
Hobby - 1 Arne RSPB
Wheatear - 1 male on Shell Bay beach

Manx Shearwater, Hengistbury Head © Scott Usher


Saturday 15th June 2024

Little Tern - 9 Mudeford Quay
Arctic Skua - 1 dark-morph off Mudeford Quay
Balearic Shearwater - 1 off Mudeford Quay
Manx Shearwater - 11 off Mudeford Quay
Red Kite - 1 over A35 near Puddletown
Hobby - 1 Swineham
Golden Oriole - male reported at Cerne Abbas in woodland by rapeseed fields

Friday 14th June 2024

Grey Plover - 1 Ferrybridge
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Stilt Pools at Swineham
Sanderling - 1 Ferrybridge
Little Tern - 16+ Christchurch Harbour area
Cattle Egret - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Red Kite - 1 Tolpuddle, 1 Carey Secret Garden
Hobby - 1 near West Bay, 1 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Wareham bypass

Thursday 13th June 2024

Apologies for the late posting of this report

Curlew - 16 Brand's Bay
Bar-tailed Godwit - 31 Brand's Bay
Little Tern - 3 Mudeford Quay
Storm Petrel - 12 sound-lured and trapped at Portland Bill overnight
Balearic Shearwater - 2 Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - hundreds off Portland Bill, 46 Peveril Point
Golden Oriole - 1 at Broadwey along cyle path near Icen Lane
Melodious Warbler - 1 recorded singing at farm near West Stafford

Wednesday 12th June 2024

Avocet - 3 Brownsea Llagoon
Bar-tailed Godwit - 30 Brownsea Lagoon, 1 Ferrybridge, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - c6 Pilot's Point, Studland
Dunlin - 25 Ferrybridge
Red-Throated Diver - 1 still off Studland Beach
Spoonbill - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Great White Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 1 over Carey's Secret Garden
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Thorncombe Woods

Yesterday: -

Corn Bunting - 3 Maiden Castle

 

Mute Swan, Hamworthy © Tina Dawkins


Robin, Hamworthy © Tina Dawkins


Dartford Warbler, Canford Heath © Janet Panter

Tuesday 11th June 2024

Swift - 200+ over Sunnyside / Swineham area
Cuckoo - 1 Wick, Christchurch Harbour
Bar-tailed Godwit - 32 Brands Bay
Red-throated Diver - 1 close off Studland Beach
Red Kite - 1West Bay, 1 nr. Lytchett Matravers, 1 Pimperne, 1 Sixpenny Handley
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 1 over Herston, Swanage
Raven - 4 Holes Bay
Yellowhammer - 1 Durlston CP

Yesterday: -

Grey Partridge - 1 Winterborne Kingston
 

Redshank, Lodmoor RSPB © Phil Cheeseman


Kittiwake, Portland Bill © Sharon Towning


Guillemots, Purbeck Cliffs © Mike Kirby

Monday 10th June 2024

Swift - 765 in off sea Hengistbury, 60 in off Southbourne Cliffs
Cuckoo - 1  Stanpit Marsh
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Great White Egret - 1 StanpitMarsh
Osprey - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Red Kite - 1 over Wareham Common
Marsh Tit - 1 Thorncombe Woods, in woods near Visitor Centre
Sand Martin - 100+ Wareham Common
Firecrest - 2 Black Hill Enclosure, Thorncombe Woods
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Thorncombe Woods
Wheatear - 1 Crouch Hill, Stanpit Marsh

Little Egret, Hamworthy © Allan Hansford


Robins, Lyme Regis © Roger Boswell


Wheatear, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

 

Sunday 9th June 2024

Grey Partridge - 2 Sixpenny Handley
Swift - 12 Moonfleet, The Fleet, 3 Swanage
Cuckoo - 1 Wick
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Brownsea Lagoon, 1 Moonfleet, The Fleet
Black-tailed Godwit - 100+ Arne Moors RSPB
Knot - 2 Brownsea Lagoon
Sanderling - 18 Moonfleet, The Fleet
Arctic Skua - 1 off Chesil Beach
Great Northern Diver - 1 West Bexington
Fulmar - 1 Central Poole Harbour
Manx Shearwater - 6 off Chesil Beach
Spoonbill - 3 on Brownsea Lagoon
Osprey - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Red Kite - 1 over Thorncombe Woods
White-tailed Eagle - 3 Poole Harbour, 1 over Bridport
Corn Bunting - 15 Moonfleet, The Fleet

Sedge Warbler, Allen Valley © Paul Kirby 


Mediterranean Gull, Lodmoor RSPB © Phil Cheeseman

Grey Partridge, Sixpenny Handley © John Howell









Saturday 8th June 2024

Bar tailed Godwit - 26 Brans Bay, 4 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Knot - 2 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Gull - Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Yellow legged Gull - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Cattle Egret - 1 in summer plumage at wick Hegisbury
White tailed Eagle - 1 juv over Dorchester
Little Owl - 1 Woodville North Dorset
Osprey - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Hobby - 1 Morden Bog

Yesterday - 5 Eider past Portland Bill

Little Owl - Woodville © John Bishop 




Dunlin - Brands Bay ©  Garry Hayman


Friday 7th June 2024

 Bar tailed Godwit - 3 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Knot - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Osprey - 1 Standpit Marsh
Common Whitethroat - 12 Bradbury Rings
Corn Bunting - 3 Bradbury Rings

Yesterday: 3 Manx Shearwater and 2 Puffin off Portland Bill

Osprey - Stanpit Marsh ©  Scott Usher


Thursday 6th June 2024

Osprey - 1 Stanpit Marsh which flew high North
Wheatear - 1 East Creech 

Yesterday: Portland Bill - 2 Wheatears, 2 Yellow Wagtails, c1300 Manx, 26 Common / Artic Terns, 3 Balearic Shearwaters and a Red throated Diver through on the sea.


Blue tits - Christchurch  ©  Clinton Whale


Wednesday 5th June 2024

Grey Plover - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Bar tailed Godwit - 10 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Knot - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon DWT
Common Tern - 25 Lodmoor RSPB
Red throated Diver - 1 Flew East of Portland Bill
Barn Owl - 1 Martinstown

Yesterday: Manx Shearwater c2000 past Portland Bill late evening and 1 Balearic Shearwater


Common Tern - Lodmoor RSPB ©  Alan Membury




Ringed Plover - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale





Black headed Gull - Lodmoor RSPB ©  Alan Membury




Oystercatcher - Lodmoor RSPB ©  Alan Membury



Tuesday 4th June 2024

Red-throated Diver - 2 past Portland Bill, 1 Studland Bay
Great Northern Diver - 1 Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 4 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Wareham Channel
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over Wareham and 1 over Wareham Channel
Osprey - 1 male(022) Wareham Channel.
Arctic Skua - 4 past Portland Bill
Little Gull - 1 Brownsea Is.
Swifft - 14 in off sea Portland Bill
Swallow - 6 in off Sea Portland Bill
Hawfinch - 1 over Glebelands

Linnet - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale



Monday 3rd June 2024

Great White Egret - 4 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Coward's Marsh
Knot - 2 Lodmoor RSPB
Dunlin - Stanpit Marsh
Whimbrel - 22 Stanpit Marsh
Greenshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh

Meadow Pipit - Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Monday 2nd June 2024

Red Kite - 22 West Bay, 21 Eype, 1 Burton Bradstock
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel
Osprey - 2 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 1 Wareham Forest, 1 Wareham Channel
Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Greenshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Gull - 1 1st/Sum between Bramblebush Bay and Brownsea.
Wheatear - 1 Hengistbury Hd Sandspit.

Cuckoo Wareham Forest © Robert Fielding

Redstart Wareham Forest © Robert Fielding














Saturday 1st June 2024

Egyptian Goose - 1 Hatch Pond
Honey Buzzard - 1 on Chesil Beach near Ferrybridge
Red Kite - 52 West Bay, 13 Chideock, 2 Powerstock Common.
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay
Avocet - 1pair Brownsea Is. Lagoon 
Sanderling - 1 Brownsea Is. Lagoon
Dunlin - 15 Brownsea Is. Lagoon
Bar-tailed Godwit - 33 Brownsea Is. Lagoon

Honey Buzzard - Chesil Beach © Freddy Alway

Honey Buzzard - Chesil Beach © Freddy Alway


Greylag Goslings - Stanpit March © Clinton Whale




Friday 31st May 2024

Knot - 2 Brownsea Lagoon
Sanderling -  25 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Bar-tailed Godwit - 26 Brownsea Lagoon
Little Gull - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Roseate Tern - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Red Kite - 1 Bridport

Thursday 30th May 2024

Nightjar - 1 Gore Heath
Cuckoo - 1 Wild Woodbury DWT, 1 Wick
Little Gull - 1st summer at Coward's Marsh
Red Kite - 1 Wild Woodbury DWT, 1 over Dorchester
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Winterborne Stickland

Spotted Flycatcher, Winterborne Stickland © Will Bown

 

Wednesday 29th May 2024

Ruddy Shelduck - 1 of unknown origin with Egyptian Geese at Swineham Point
Cuckoo - 1 Morden Bog NR, 1 Hartland Moor
Greenshank - 1 Swineham
Sanderling -  3 Brownsea Lagoon
Bar-tailed Godwit - c20 Brownsea Lagoon
Osprey - 1 over Hamworthy
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Sherford Bridge

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale


Tuesday 28th May 2024

Mandarin Duck - a drake at Poole Park
Grey Plover - 1 Stanpit
Whimbrel - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Ringed Plover - 4 Lodmoor RSPB
Sanderling -  20 Ferrybridge, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Bar-tailed Godwit - 2 Ferrybridge
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill

Reed Bunting, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale

Stock Dove, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale

 

Monday 27th May 2024

Greenshank - 1 Swineham.
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay.
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 near Shaftesbury.


Common Whitethroat, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale















Dartford Warbler juvenile © Helen Wood


Spotted Flycatchers, nr Shaftesbury © John East

Sunday 26th May 2024

Cuckoo - 2 Stanpit, 1 Warmwell Heath.
Greenshank - 1 Swineham.
Roseate Tern - 2 Brownsea Island.
Little Gull - 2 Brownsea Island.
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 Wareham Channel.

Stonechat juvenile, Hengistbury Head © Robert Fielding


Swift, Iford © Clinton Whale.




























Sanderling, Ferrybridge © Helen Wood

Saturday 25th May 2024

Greenshank - 1 Silverlake, 1 Stanpit.
Purple Sandpiper - 11 Lyme Regis (The Cobb).
Cattle Egret - 1 over Stanpit.
Roseate Tern - 1 Brownsea Island.
Little Gull - 1 Brownsea Island.
Kittiwake - 1 Brownsea Island.
Red Kite - 5 Shillingstone, 1 Winterborne Zelston.