Sightings - Saturday 24th December 2011

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Great northern diver - 4 Studland
Smew - redhead at Longham lake
Goosander - redhead at Longham lake
Ring-necked duck - drake on Chard Junction Gravel Pits on Hide lake
Red-necked grebe - Studland
Black-necked grebe- 6 Studland
Black guillemot - Portland Bill
Spotted sandpiper - reported on the Cobb, Lyme Regis briefly today.
Great grey shrike - Wyke Down
Short-eared owls - 2 Wyke Down
Black redstart - 1 Durlston
Hume's warbler - Littlesea

Also 2 blue and yellow macaws seen at Wyke Down flying towards Sixpenny Handley!

Scandinavian herring gull, Radipole, © Brett Spencer