Friday 2nd December 2022

Black Swan - 2 The Fleet
Scaup - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Velvet Scoter - 2 Christchurch Harbour 
Black-necked Grebe - 2 off Jerry's Point, 4 Portland Harbour
Purple Sandpiper - 3 Lyme Regis Cobb rock armour
Spotted Redshank - 1 Holes Bay
Red-throated Diver - 12 Christchurch Harbour
Black-throated Diver - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 4 Portland Harbour, 2 Longham Lakes
Great White Egret - 7 Longham Lakes
Yellow-browed Warbler - 1 Canford Heath
Black Redstart - 1 Durlston CP gully
Dipper - 1 River Lim

Black Redstart, Durlston CP  © Hamish Murray


Goosander, Ferrybridge (Dec 1st ) © Peter Coe


Thursday 1st December 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 2 over Longham Lakes, 2 Stour Valley LNR.
Grey Plover - 1+ over Hengistbury Head, 1 Holes Bay.
Golden Plover - 188 Lodmoor.
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge.
Purple Sandpiper - 12 Hengistbury sandspit.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Silverlake.
Little Gull - 1 over Southwell.
Razorbill - 1 Poole Harbour.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Brands Bay, 3 Longham Lakes, 2+ Portland Harbour.
Red-throated Diver - 1 Brands Bay, 3 Portland Bill.
Black-necked Grebe - 3 Brands Bay, 1 Portland Harbour, 6 Studland Bay.
Slavonian Grebe - 1 Studland Bay.
Great White Egret - 7 Longham Lakes, 1 Wareham Common.
Spoonbill - 11 Middlebere.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Brands Bay, 1 Stanpit.
Hen Harrier - 1 Middlebere.
Merlin - 1 Middlebere, 1 Portland Bill.
Swallow - 1 Portland Bill.
Black Redstart - 4 Chesil Cove, 3 Portland Bill, 2+ Portland Harbour, 2 Swanage.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portland Bill.
Snow Bunting - 1 over Portland Bill.

Golden Plover, Lodmoor © Rebecca Porter.











Bearded Tits, Lodmoor © Alan Membury.














Bearded Tits, Lodmoor © Alan Membury.

Wednesday 30th November 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 2 Hampreston fields, 9 over Longham Lakes.
Black Swan - 3 The Fleet (Tidmoor Pt.).
Eider - 2 Hengistbury Head, 3 Poole Harbour.
Goldeneye - 1 Poole Harbour.
Scaup - 8 The Fleet (Tidmoor Pt.)
Grey Plover - 1 Brownsea Island.
Golden Plover - 2 Hengistbury Head.
Purple Sandpiper - 22 Highcliffe beach groynes.
Common Sandpiper - 1 East Parley.
Greenshank - 1 Brownsea Island.
Great Northern Diver - 1 west past Hengistbury Head, 3 Longham Lakes, 8 Poole Harbour, 1 The Fleet (Tidmoor Pt.).
Red-throated Diver - 8 past Hengistbury Head, 1 Poole Harbour.
Great White Egret - 7 Longham Lakes, 1 Wareham Common.
Spoonbill - c30 Shipstal Point.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Poole Harbour.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Hengistbury Head, 3+ Keysworth.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - 1 East Parley.
Pallas's Warbler - 1 Portland Bill.
Firecrest - 2 Hengistbury Head.


Goosander © Roderick Taylor.













Marsh Harrier, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale.

Tuesday 29th November 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 1 Hampreston fields.
Eider - 2 Ferrybridge, 3 Poole Harbour.
Velvet Scoter - 2 Studland Bay.
Goosander - 7 Studland.
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay.
Knot - 9 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 4 Lytchett Bay.
Spotted Redshank - 4 Lytchett Bay.
Little Gull - 1 Chesil Cove.
Great Northern Diver - 2 Brands Bay, 2 Ferrybridge, 1 off Hamworthy Beach, 3 Longham Lakes.
Red-throated Diver - 1 off Hamworthy Beach.
Black-necked Grebe - 2 Ferrybridge, 3 Portland Harbour, 7 Studland Bay.
Great White Egret - 7 Longham Lakes, 1 Wareham Common.
Cattle Egret - 2 Wick Hams.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Wick Hams.
Swallow - 1 Durlston CP.
Black Redstart - 2 Chesil Cove, 1 Osprey Quay, 1 West Bay.
Brambling - 1 Durlston CP.

Monday 28th November 2022.

Barnacle Goose - 1 Hampreston fields.
Egyptian Goose - 4 Stanpit.
Eider - 3 Poole Harbour.
Pochard - 60+ Longham Lakes.
Goosander - 7 Studland.
Grey Plover - 5 Stanpit.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Ferrybridge, 3 Longham Lakes, 1 Stanpit.
Red-throated Diver - 1 past Durlston CP, 1 west past Hengistbury Head.
Great White Egret - 5+ Longham Lakes, 1 Wareham Common.
Spoonbill - 28 Brownsea Island.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Stanpit.
Merlin - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Hartland Moor, 1 Stanpit.
Swallow - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Stoborough.
Black Redstart - 1 Blacknor, 1 Durlston CP, 2 Ferrybridge.
Dartford Warbler - 2 Wareham Common.
Firecrest - 5 Durlston CP, 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Stoborough, 1 Talbot Heath, 2 Wareham Common.
Brambling - 2 Durlston CP, 1 Martinstown.


Wigeon, Stanpit © Clinton Whale.

Sunday 27th November 2022

Scaup - 5 The Fleet (Cuttcleaves Cove)
Eider - 2 Portland Harbour, 1 Studland Bay (Middle Beach)
Goosander - 6 Bramble Bush Bay, 1 The Fleet (Bridging Camp)
Black-necked Grebe - 6 off Jerry's Point, 5 Studland Bay (Middle Beach), 3 Portland Harbour,  1 Ferrybridge
Slavonian Grebe - 2 The Fleet (Littlesea)
Purple Sandpier - 5 Christchurch Harbour Sandspit
Spotted Redshank - 2 Swineham
Common Sandpiper - 1 Holes Bay
Little Gull - 5 Ringstead Bay, 1 Mudeford Quay
Common Tern - 1 Portland Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 4 Jerry's Point, 2 off Baiter Park, 2 Studland Bay, 2 Portland Harbour, 1 Lytchett Bay,     1 The Fleet (Tidmoor Point), 1 Stanpit Marsh
Red-throated Diver - 4 Hengistbury Head, 1 off Jerry's Point, 1 Portland Harbour
Leach's Petrel - 1 Portland Harbour
Cattle Egret - 4 roosted at Hengistbury
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over Poole Harbour
Firecrest - 1 Hengistbury Head Wood
Black Redstart - 1 West Bay, 1 Studland Heath NNR, 1 Ashmore Bottom
Water Pipit - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Snow Bunting - 1 over the Nursery on Hengistbury Head

Great Northern Diver, Stanpit © Clinton Whale

Kittiwake, The Fleet © Steve Mansfield


Saturday 26th November 2022

Scaup - 4 The Fleet (Tidmoor Point)
Eider - 1 Studland Bay (Middle Beach)
Goldeneye - 1 male Longham Lakes
Goosander - 2 Bridport on R. Asker
Black-necked Grebe - 7 Studland Bay
Slavonian Grebe - 2 The Fleet (Tidmoor Point)
Little Gull - 1 Mudeford Quay, 1 Christchurch Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 3 from Jerry's Point, 1 Studland Bay (Middle Beach), 1 The Fleet (Tidmoor Point),         1 Hengistbury
Red-throated Diver - 3+ Hengistbury, 1 Studland Bay (Middle Beach)
Cattle Egret - 30 between Abbotsbury and Portesham, 9 Nottington, 4 roosted at Hengistbury
Marsh Harrier - a record number of 31 roosted in Poole Harbour last night
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Poole Harbour
Ring-necked Parakeet - 4 Studland village, 1 over Longham WWs
Swallow - 1 north at Wick
Black Redstart - 2 Blacknor (Portland), 1 Middlebere Farm

Great Northern Diver, yesterday at Longham Lakes © Steve Carey

Goldeneye, yesterday at Longham Lakes © Steve Carey

Friday 25th November 2022

Scaup - 4 The Fleet (Cutcleaves Cove)
Eider - 1 Portland Harbour (Smallmouth)
Goldeneye - 1 male Longham Lakes on South Lake
Goosander - 1 Ferrybridge
Slavonian Grebe - 1 The Fleet (Littlesea)
Little Gull - 1 Chesil Cove
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes on South Lake, 2 Portland Harbour, 5 Poole Harbour (2 off Baiter     Park, 2 in South Deep, 1 Lytchett Bay), 1 The Fleet (Littlesea)
Red-throated Diver - 1 Poole Harbour (South Deep)
Spoonbill - 33 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Black Redstart - 3 Portland Harbour (2 at Smallmouth, 1 Hamm Beach), 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Canford Heath        (Fulcrum Business Park)

Goosander, Ferrybridge © Will Bown

Little Egret, Stanpit © Dave Hill

Skylark, Ferrybridge © Will Bown

Teal, Stanpit © Dave Hill


 

Thursday 24th November 2022

Velvet Scoter - 2 Hengistbury
Green Sandpiper - 1 from approach road to Silverlake
Woodcock - 5 ringed at Sunnyside Farm last night
Jack Snipe - 3 ringed at Sunnyside Farm last night
Kittiwake - 750+ west Weymouth Bay, 750+ past West Bay, 204 Peveril Point
Little Gull - 4 West Bay, 3 Hengistbury, 1 Weymouth Bay
Sabine's Gull - 1 west in Weymouth Bay
Pomarine Skua - 1 Weymouth Bay
Great Northern Diver - 1 Longham Lakes, 1 Poole Harbour entrance, 1 West Bay
Red-throated Diver - 1 Poole Harbour entrance
Leach's Petrel - 1 east past West Bay, 1 probable in Weymouth Bay
Cattle Egret - 30 between Portesham and Abbotsbury
Firecrest -1 Abbotsbury STW

Wednesday 23rd November 2022

Scaup - 3 juv North Lake, Longham lakes
Eider - 1 off Greenhill, Weymouth
Avocet - 300+ Brownsea Lagoon, 120+ Middlebere, 100+ Holes Bay
Golden Plover - 120+ Lodmoor RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 juv Whimbrel Field, Lytchett Fields
Glaucous Gull - 1 juv again Portland Bill Common
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Middlebere
Common Tern - 1 off Preston Beach, Weymouth
Red-throated Diver - 2 off South End of Brownsea Island
Great Northern Diver - 3 South Lake, Longham Lakes, 1 Poole harbour
Spoonbill - 34 off Shipstal Point, 6 Brownsea Lagoon
Great White Egret - 7 Longham lakes
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over Hyde's Heath
Yellow-browed Warbler - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 possible Longham Lakes
Firecrest - 3 Turner's Puddle
Black Redstart - 3 Turner's Puddle, 2 Canford Cliffs, 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Portland
                        1 Loders, Bridport 

Eider, Greenhill, Weymouth © Daragh Croxson


Black-tailed Godwit, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Tuesday 22nd November 2022

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 6 Ferrybridge
Scaup - 6 Cuttcleaves Cove, The Fleet
Black-necked Grebe - 6 Middle Beach, 3 Brands Bay, 2 Portland harbour
Kittiwake - 2 Longham Lakes
Sabine's Gull - 1 Juv still off Chesil Cove
Little Gull - 2 off Chesil Cove, 1 off Haven Hotel, Poole Harbour, 1 North Lake, Longham Lakes
Glaucous Gull - 1 juv sheep field below Culverwell
Caspian Gull - 1 1st winter sheep field below Culverwell
Pomarine Skua - 1 Ferrybridge
Black-throated Diver - 1 Poole Harbour Entrance
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes, 2 Poole Harbour, 2 Tidmoor Point, The Fleet, 1 Brands Bay,
                                        1 Middle Beach
Leach's Storm Petrel - 1 distant from Bincleaves
Spoonbill - 15 Brownsea Lagoon
Black Redstart - 1 juv Canford Cliffs
Hawfinch - 1 South Perrott

Starlings, Maiden Castle © Ian Andrews


Black Brant, The Fleet © Steve Mansfield


Great Northern Diver, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Monday 21st November 2022

Black-necked Grebe - 1 Harbour Mouth, Studland Bay
Woodcock - 9 Half Acre Copse, Milton Abbas
Grey Phalarope - 1 probable east off West bay
Kittiwake - 1 Longham Lakes
Sabine's Gull - 2 Juv still off Chesil Cove
Little Gull - 4 off Branksome Chine, 3 off Chesil Cove, 2 Avon Beach, Mudeford
                    1 Bournemouth Pier, 1 North Lake, Longham Lakes
Black-throated Diver - 1 off Branksome Chine
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes, 1 Portland Harbour, 1 Bridging Camp, The Fleet
Spoonbill - 7 Brownsea Lagoon, 5 Arne RSPB
Hen Harrier - 1 Wild Woodbury
White-tailed Eagle - 3 Poole Harbour
Black Redstart - 1 Middlebere
Water Pipit - 1 Longham Lakes


Redwing, Bournemouth © David Wareham


Stonechat, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

 

Sunday 20th November 2022

Black Brant - 1 Littlesea, The Fleet
Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 2 off Tidmoor Point, The Fleet
Scaup - 5 off Tidmoor Point, The Fleet
Goosander - 1 Bridging Camp, The Fleet
Black-necked Grebe - 3 Portland Harbour
Avocet - 100+ Brownsea Lagoon
Bar-tailed Godwit - 10 Poole Harbour
Purple Sandpiper - 1 on groynes, nr. Sea Life Centre, Weymouth
Spotted Redshank - 2 Holes Bay, 1 Nth of Cobbs Quay
Common Tern - 1 off Portland Castle
Red-throated Diver - 1 Poole Harbour
Great Northern Diver - 3 Sth Lake, Longham Lakes, 2 Ferrybridge, 2 Portland Harbour
Spoonbill - 32 Arne, 12 Poole harbour
Bittern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Cattle Egret - 32 Abbotsbury Railway Track, 10 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Longham Lakes
Goshawk - 1 Middlebere Channel
Hen Harrier - 1 Keysworth Point
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over Upwey, Weymouth, 1 Poole Harbour
Merlin - 1 Wareham Channel
Dartford Warbler - 1 below pool, Ringstead Bay
Firecrest - 2 Tidmoor Point area
Black Redstart - 2 Church Ope Cove


Goosander, Lodmoor RSPB © Phil Cheeseman


Dartford Warbler, Lodmoor RSPB © Phil Cheeseman

 



Saturday 19th November 2022

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 3 Tidmoor Point The Feet
Barnacle Goose - 1 Tidmoor Point The Fleet
Scaup - 2 Tidmoor Point The Fleet
Eider - 1 Portland Harbour
Velvet Scoter - 4 Portland Harbour flew West, 2 Studland Bay
Common Scoter - 20 Studland Bay, 5 Tidmoor Point The Fleet
Goosander - 2 Tidmoor Point The Fleet
Grey Partridge - 9 St Aldhelms Head
Slavonian Grebe - 3 Tidmoor Point The Fleet
Black-necked Grebe - 11 Studland Bay, 3 Jerry's Point Studland, 2 Portland Harbour
Golden Plover - 17 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Sandpiper - 14 Groyne H10 Hengisbury Head
Spotted Redshank - 2 Holes Bay
Red throated Diver - 2 Jerry's Point Studland
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes, 1 Jerry's Point Studland, 3 off Portland Castle, 1 Off Billy Winters Portland Harbour
Spoonbill - 16 Brownsea island Lagoon DWT
Bittern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Cattle Egret - 5 Lodmoor RSPB
White Tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Ring Ouzel - 1 Lytchett Manor School
Black Redstart -  1 Portland Bill
Richard's Pipit - 1 flew over Portland Bird Obs
Water Pipit - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Brambling - 2 West Bay, 1 St Aldhelms head

Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Stanpit Marsh ©Dave Hill




Dartford Warbler - Highcliff - ©Clinton Whale




Grey Plover - Stanpit Marsh ©Dave Hill




Wigeon - Holes Bay ©David Wareham




Little Egret - Bridport ©Maurice D. Budden




Friday 18th November 2022

Black Brant - 1 Littlesea The Fleet
Scaup - 2 Cuttcleaves Cove The Fleet
Wigeon - 1263 Holes Bay
Common Scoter - 2 Littlesea The Fleet
Goldeneye - 1 Longham Lake
Goosander - 3 Silverlake
Black necked Grebe - 1 off Middle beach Studland
Golden Plover - 8 Lodmoor RSPB
Purple Sandpiper - 8 Lyme Regis Cobb
Red necked Phalarope - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Grey Phalarope - 1 Chesil Cove
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes
Spoonbill - 16 Arne RSPB Middlebere lookout, 17 Brownsea Lagoon DWT
Marsh Harrier - 22 out of West Poole Harbour roost
White Tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Black Redstart - 1 Overcombe, 3 Portesham, 1 Charlestown, 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Sadborow Thorncombe, 4 Portland Bill
Swallow - 1 Lytchett Minster nr Bakers Arms

Wood Duck - 1 Creekmoor Pond presumed escapee

Black redstart - Portesham ©Janice Grove




 

Thursday 17th November 2022

Eider - 10 Chesil Cove, 1 off Arne RSPB Shipstal Point
Ringed Plover - 50 Hengisbury Head
Spotted Redshank - 1 Holes Bay
Red necked Phalarope - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Grey Phalarope - 1 Chesil Cove
Sabines Gull - 2 Chesil Cove
Red throated Diver - 1 off Jerry's Point
Great Northern Diver - 1 Longham Lakes, 1 Stanpit Marsh, 2 Jerry's Point
Spoonbill - 30 Arne RSPB Shipstal Point
White Tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel
Firecrest - 1 Hatch Pond, 1 Wimborne, 3 Durlston CP
Black Redstart - 2 Newton Cove Portland, 1 Nothe Forte Portland, 1 Chesil Cove, 2 In a private Garden Bridport, 1 West Bay, 1 Long Bredy.
Hawfinch - 1 West over Durlston CP

Red necked Phalarope - Lodmoor RSPB
©Daragh Croxson






Ringed Plover - Hengisbury Head ©Clinton Whale











Eider - Chesil Cove ©Alan Membury


Wednesday 16th November 2022

Eider - 2 Poole Harbour BoPH Winter Safari Cruise
Goldeneye - 1 Longham Lakes 
Pallid Swift - 1 over Peveril Downs and flew South
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Red throated Diver - 2 Poole Harbour BoPH Winter Safari Cruise
Great Northern Diver - 1 Stanpit Marsh, 3 Longham Lakes, 7 Poole Harbour BoPH Winter safari Cruise
Kittiwake - 1 Longham Lakes
Leach's Petrel - 1 Off Portland Bill going East
Great White Egret - Poole Harbour BoPH Winter Safari Cruise
Hen Harrier - 1 Middlebere 
White Tailed Eagle - 1 over Arne RSPB carpark
Merlin - 1 Maiden Castle, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Hobby - 1 Winterborne Stickland
Yellow- browed Warbler - 1 Durlston CP by the bridge next to the Castle
Pallas's Warbler - 2 Durlston CP by the bridge next to the Castle
Ring Ouzel - 1 Durlston CP
Black Redstart - 1 Pasture Lane Charminster, 1 Corfe Mullen, 2 Portland Castle
Water Pipit - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB


Pallas's Warbler - Durlston CP  © Hamish Murray








Great Norther Diver - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Tuesday 15th November 2022

Goosander - 1 Ferrybridge
Common Scoter - 19 past Branksome Chine, 9 over Weymouth Bay
Red-throated Diver - 1 past Branksome Chine, 1 Wareham Channel
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes
Great White Egret - 6 Longham Lakes
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay
Purple Sandpiper - 1 over Weymouth Bay
Snipe - 25+ Bagwell Farm Abbotsbury
Sabine's Gull - 1 ad west close inshore Weymouth Bay
Little Gull - 6 past Durlston CP, 1 ad past Branksome Chine
Short-eared Owl - 1 Lytchett Bay
Pallas's Warbler - 2 Durlston CP (near bridge by Castle
Black Redstart - 1 1st/w male Kingcombe Centre
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay

Skylark - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Monday 14th November 2022

Goosander - 1 redhead Rodden Hive
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Cattle Egret - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Great White Egret - 5 Longham Lakes
Glossy Ibis - 1 over Crouch Hill Stanpit Marsh
Black-necked Grebe - 5 Middle Beach
White-tailed Eagle - 1 over the Wareham Channel
Hen Harrier - 1 Lytchett Bay
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Bay
Purple Sandpiper - 2 West Bay
Spotted Redshank - 2 Holes Bay, 1 Lytchett Bay
Sabine's Gull - 1 juv Chesil Cove
Stock Dove - 35 Hengistbury Hd.
Woodpigeon - 3500 Hengistbury Hd.
Wryneck - 1 Portland Bill Obs (ringed)
Merlin - 1 Wyke Down, 1 Slepe Heath
Wood Lark - 1 Wyke Down
Black Redstart - 2 Worbarrow Bay, 2 Hengistbury Hd (HHC), 1 Lyme Regis, 1 Moonfleet
Water Pipit - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Brambling - 1 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Wyke Down
Lapland Bunting - 1 over Portland Bill Obs
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay
Corn Bunting - 50 Wyke Down

Wood Duck - 1 drake Creekmoor Ponds (of unknown origin) 

Dipper - Lyme Regis © Steven Carey

Purple Sandpiper - Lyme Regis © Steven Carey

Sunday 13th November 2022

Long-tailed Duck - 6 flew across Poole Bay toward Old Harry.
Goosander - 3 River Asker Bridport
Red-throated Diver - 1 Shell bay
Great Northern Diver - 2 Longham Lakes, 1 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 west Durlston CP.
Great White Egret - 2 Longham Lakes, 1 Lytchett Bay
Spoonbill - 43 Brownsea Is, 35 Arne p.m.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Is, 1 probable with Sanderling Hengistbury Hd.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Longham Lakes
Sabine's Gull - 1 juv. Chesil Cove
Wryneck - 1 Portland Obs Quarry
Black Redstart - 1 Durlston CP, 1 fem type Chesil Cove
Serin - 1 in tree Portland Bill Obs.
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay
Cirl Bunting - 1 fem West Bay by Watch Point

Late News - PIED WHEATEAR 1 1st/winter female 29th October 2022 Portland Bill (See PBO's Blog for more details)

Great Northern Diver - Mother Seller's Channel Stanpit Marsh ©Scott Usher

















One of Three Goosander - River Asker, Bridport  Richard Cook



















Pochard - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale 







Saturday 12th November 2022

Black Brant - 1ad Tidmoor Point
Great Northern Diver - 3 Longham Lakes, 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 Tidmoor Point
Bittern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Cattle Egret - 1 Wick Water Meadows
Red Kite - 2 Stubhampton
Marsh Harrier - 24 Poole Hbr.
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail S-SW Chesil Cove
Purple Sandpiper - 7 Hengistbury Hd.
Arctic Tern - 2 juv off Preston Beach Rd. Lodmoor
Sabine's Gull - 1 juv Chesil Cove
Kittiwake - 1 1st/w Longham Lakes
Wryneck - 1 Culverwell flew to Crown Estate Field
Yellow-browed Warbler - 2 in a Weston garden
RADDE'S WARBLER - 1 Portland Bill Obs in Helen's Field but elusive
Black Redstart - 3 Chesil Cove - 1 West Bay, 1 male Burton, 1 South Haven Studland, 
Richard's Pipit - 1 west over West Bay
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay (nr fenced area), 1 over Hengistbury Hd. a.m.

Curlew Stanpit Marsh - © Dave Hill


Grey Plover - Stanpit Marsh © Dave Hill




Friday 11th November 2022.

Black Brant - 1 Herbury (The Fleet).
Egyptian Goose - 26 Puddletown water meadows, 8 Swineham.
Eider - 1 Poole Harbour.
Scaup - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery.
Wood Duck - 1 Creekmoor Ponds, undoubtedly an escape.
Purple Sandpiper - 16 Highcliffe.
Greenshank - 15 Brownsea Island.
Sabine's Gull - 2 Chesil Cove.
Kittiwake - 1 Longham Lakes.
Common Tern - 1 Hamm Beach (Portland).
Long-tailed Skua - 1 Weymouth Bay.
Great Northern Diver - 5 Poole Harbour, 2 Portland Harbour.
Red-throated Diver - 3 Poole Harbour.
Black-necked Grebe - 1 Jerry's Point (Poole Harbour).
Leach's Petrel - 1 Hengistbury Head.
Great White Egret - 5 Longham Lakes.
Spoonbill - 37 Brownsea Island.
White-tailed Eagle (IoW reintroduction scheme) - 1 Poole Harbour.
Marsh Harrier - 4+ Wareham Channel.
Red Kite - 3 Shillingstone, 2 Wimborne St Giles.
Merlin - 1 Wyke Down.
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay, 1 Westham (Weymouth).

Snow Bunting, Weymouth © Tim Burns.













Sabine's Gull, Chesil Cove © Steven Carey.















Sabine's Gull, Chesil Cove © Steven Carey.


Great Northern Diver, Longham Lakes © Roger Peart.





Thursday 10th November 2022.

Egyptian Goose - 8 Puddletown water meadows.
Eider - 1 Poole Harbour.
Grey Plover - 15 Christchurch Harbour, 3 Littlesea (The Fleet).
Purple Sandpiper - 2 Lyme Regis.
Spotted Redshank - 2 Holes Bay SW, 1 
Holes Bay NE.
Grey Phalarope - 1 Chesil Cove.
Sabine's Gull - 3 Chesil Cove, 1 West Bexington.
Iceland Gull - 1 through Christchurch Harbour.
Little Gull - 1 Chesil Cove, 5 Hengistbury beach huts.
Arctic Tern - 1 adult Littlesea (The Fleet).
Great Northern Diver - 2 Hengistbury beach huts, 1 Littlesea (The Fleet), 3+ Poole Harbour, 4+ Portland Harbour.
Red-throated Diver - 2 Poole Harbour mouth.
Leach's Petrel - 1+ Portland Harbour.
Cattle Egret - 7 Hengistbury Head.
Spoonbill - 30+ Brownsea Island.
White-tailed Eagle (IoW reintroduction scheme) - 1 Wareham Channel.
Marsh Harrier - 23-24 left Poole Harbour roosts this morning; 1 Wick.
Hen Harrier - 1 Coombe Heath, 1 lower Frome valley, 1 Wild Woodbury, 1 Wyke Down.
Red Kite - 1 Cashmoor, 1 Pimperne, 5 Wyke Down.
Merlin - 1 Coombe Heath, 1 Durlston CP.
Swallow - 1 Hengistbury beach huts.
Black Redstart - 1 Church Ope Cove (Portland) 1 Durlston CP, 1 Peveril Point.
Wheatear - 1 Hamm Beach, Portland.
Firecrest - 3 Durlston CP, 1 Sandsfoot.
Jackdaw - 1000+ roosted Pergins Island (Poole Harbour).
Snow Bunting - 1 Shell Bay.

Sabine's Gull, Chesil Cove © Will Bown.

Wednesday 9th November 2022.

Brent Goose - a leucistic bird at Rodden Hive.
Egyptian Goose - 4 Hampreston fields.
Goldeneye - 2 Longham Lakes.
Gannet - 1 inside Poole Harbour.
Jack Snipe - 1 lower Piddle Valley, 2 Wild Woodbury.
Woodcock - 1 Durlston CP.
Purple Sandpiper - 9 Hengistbury Head, 4 Lyme Regis, 1 Peveril Point.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Wild Woodbury.
Sabine's Gull - 1 Charmouth, 1 Chesil Cove, 1 Seatown, 1 West Bay - at least three birds.
Arctic Tern - 1 Radipole car park and Weymouth Harbour.
Great Northern Diver - 2 past Alum Chine, 2 past Hengistbury Head, 3 Longham Lakes, 2 Portland Harbour.
Black-throated Diver - 1 past Alum Chine.
Red-throated Diver - 1 past Alum Chine.
Leach's Petrel - 1 past Portland Bill, 3 Portland Harbour.
Great White Egret - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Arne, 1 Rodden Hive.
Hen Harrier - 1 Middlebere.
Red Kite - c15 Badbury Rings, 1 Wyke Down.
Merlin - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Middlebere, 1 Wick.
Short-eared Owl - 1 Durlston CP.
Woodpigeon - 5000 west over Christchurch Harbour, 7300 past Durlston CP.
Swallow - 1 Durlston CP.
Black Redstart - 1 Durlston CP, 1 Peveril Point.
Wheatear - 1 Hamm Beach (Portland).
Firecrest - 5 Durlston CP.
Water Pipit - 1 Herbury (The Fleet), 1 Longham Lakes.
Rock Pipit - 1 Alum Chine is unusual for the site.

Arctic Tern, Radipole car park © Martin Adams.

Purple Sandpiper, Lyme Regis Cobb © Roger Boswell