Sunday 26th September 2021

Egyptian Goose - 2 Holes Bay
Garganey - 1 Stanpit Marsh
 Black-necked Grebe - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Black-tailed Godwit - 1000+ Holes Bay
Greenshank - 1 Holes Bay
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Middlebere
Great Northern Diver - 1 flew east Cogden Beach
Balearic Shearwater - 2 passed Portland Bill
Glossy Ibis - possible flew over Rodwell
Spoonbill - 1 flew south over Wyke Regis
Cattle Egret - 10 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Lodmoor
Great White Egret - 1 Middlebere
Little Egret - 37 Holes Bay
Osprey - 1 Middlebere
Wryneck - 1 Hengistbury Head
Ring Ouzel - 1 male trapped and ringed at Portland Bird Observatory
Whinchat - 2 Maiden Castle


Yesterday:
1st winter Caspian Gull  at West Bexington
4 Short-eared Owls at top fields Portland

Short-eared Owl, Portland  © Peter Coe


Saturday 25th September 2021

 Grey Partridge - 12 St Aldhelm's Head
Garganey - 1 Longham Lakes
Nightjar - 1 Littlesea
Ringed Plover - 40 Baiter,  Poole Harbour
Black-tailed Godwit - 1000+ Upton Country Park, Poole Harbour
Turnstone - 29 Baiter, Poole Harbour
Balearic Shearwater - 4 west from Cogden Beach
Spoonbill - 40 0n Brownsea Island lagoon
Cattle Egret - 2 over top fields, Portland
Short-eared Owl - 1 Portland
Merlin - female at St Aldhelm's Head
Whinchat - 8 Cogden Beach
Blue-headed Wagtail - 1 in fields with Yellow Wagtail at Church Knowle


Blue -headed Wagtail, Church Knowle  © OTBT birder



Friday 24th September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 2 still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Golden Plover - 19 at West Compton
Bar-tailed Godwit - 7 Stanpit, 3 Ferrybridge
Knot - 4 Stanpit Marsh
Ruff - 1 Lodmoor RPSB
Greenshank - 3 Stanpit 
Sooty Shearwater - 1 West off shore from Hengisbury Head
Balearic Shearwater - 118 off Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 8 Abbotsbury Swannery, 7 Stanpit Marsh 
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB 
Barn owl - 1 on post besides A35 at Penn Nr Lyme Regis
Short-eared Owl - 1 Between Abbotsbury & West Bexington 
Wryneck - 1 still in Long Field Hengistbury Head
Wheatear -  4 Ferrybridge


Ruff - Lodmoor RSPB ©Will Bown

Thursday 23rd September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 2 still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Knot - 5 Stanpit Marsh
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Spotted Redshank - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Greenshank - 1 Portesham, 1 Wytch Channel
Balearic Shearwater - 2 Lyme Bay Pelagic trip
Cattle Egret - 1 Radipole RSPB Buddleia loop 
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole RSPB
Honey Buzzard - 1 Wytch Channel / Middlebere
Hen Harrier - 1 Wytch Channel / Middlebere
Wryneck - 1 Long Field Hengistbury Head
Wheatear -  3 Hengistbury Head, 1 Portesham
Yellow Wagtail - 12 Stanpit Marsh

Rock Pipit - Hengistbury Head © David Wareham


Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 3 in the sea East of Hegisbury Head
Black-necked Grebe - 1 still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, Lodmoor RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit
Little Stint - 1 Stanpit 
Common Sandpiper - 4 Stanpit, 1 Holes Bay
Greenshank - 15 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Gull - 1 juv South March Stanpit
Glossy Ibis - 1 Central Marsh Stanpit
Great White Egret - 1 East Marsh Stanpit
Little Owl - 1 Portland Obs Quarry
Wryneck - 1 Durlston CP trapped & ringed by the learning centre, 1 Long Field Hengisbury
Firecrest - 2 Goathorn Farm Poole Harbour, 1 Hegisbury Head
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB Approach Field, 1 Middlebere lay-by
Wheatear - 1 Baiter Park Poole

Yesterday:
Balearic Shearwater - 17 Portland Bill
Short-eared Owl - 4 Portland Bill
Rosy Starling - 1 Juv on wires Middlebere 
Whinchat - 6 Cogden Beach


Blackcap - Winterborne Stickland © Will Bown





Tuesday 21st September 2021

Garganey - 1 female/immature at Longham Lakes on South Lake
Black-necked Grebe - 2 still at Abbotsbury Swannery
Whimbrel - 1 Brand's Bay
Bar-tailed Godwit - 3 Ferrybridge, 2 Redhorn Point Poole Harbour
Sanderling - 1 Ferrybridge
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Stint -  1 Brand's Bay
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 5 Stanpit, 3 Brand's Bay
Cattle Egret - 1 Stilt Pool Swineham
Great white Egret - 1 Stanpit
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Bay
Montagu's Harrier  - 1 ringtail St Aldhelm's Head flew South
Spotted Flycatcher - 3 Lambert's Castle
Whinchat - 1 St Aldhelm's Head

Late news: Rosy Starling - 1 juv Middlebere seen on 16th September

Bar-tailed Godwit - Ferrybridge © Will Bown




Little Stint - Brand's Bay © Garry Hayman


Monday 20th September 2021

Garganey - 1 female/immature at Longham Lakes on South Lake
Sanderling - 1 Herbury
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Stint - 3 Silverlake, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Brand's Bay
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit
Green Sandpiper - 2  Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 19 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 2 Swineham
Spoonbill - 32 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Cattle Egret - 1 on Stilt Pool at Swinehamt
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB, 2 Middlebere, 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
White-tailed Eagle - immature from the IOW re-introduced scheme over Morden Bog and one over Burton Bradstock & Litton Cheney
Harrier sp - 1 ringtail Middlebere
Hobby - 1 Wareham Channel
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Hengistbury, 1 Herbury

Sunday 19th September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Turtle Dove - 1 Hengistbury
Whimbrel - 1 Goathorn (Poole Harbour)
Bar-tailed Godwit - 8 Goathorn, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Knot - 18 Brand's Bay, 6 Stanpit
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Little Stint - 2 Silverlake, 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Brand's Bay
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Common Sandpiper - 3 Stanpit, 1 Swineham GPs
Green Sandpiper - 2 Swineham GPs
Greenshank - 11 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 3 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Swineham GPs
Spotted Redshank - 10 Arne RSPB from Coombe Heath
Spoonbill - 21 Arne RSPB from Coombe Heath, 10 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - 2 Middlebere
Cattle Egret - 4
Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Brownsea Island, 1 Swineham
Honey-buzzard - 1 over Bournemouth in direction of airport
Red Kite - 1 over Holes Bay
White-tailed Eagle - 1 west off West Bay
Whinchat - 1 Hartland Moor
Woodlark - 1 Swineham GPs
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Goathorn Point
Yellow Wagtail - 5 Bestwall RSPB

Greenshank, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Saturday 18th September 2021

Grey Partridge - 14 St Aldhelm's Head
Sanderling - 9 Hengistbury
Little Stint - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Brand's Bay
Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Hengistbury
Common Sandpiper - 4 Christchurch Harbour
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Balearic Shearwater - 15 off Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 13 Arne RSPB
Great White Egret - 1 Arne RSPB
White-tailed Eagle - immature from the IOW re-introduced scheme around Poole Harbour (Coombe and Wareham Channels) in morning and same/another(?) east over Bridport this afternoon
Wryneck - 1 still in Obs Quarry at Portland Bill
House Martin - 2,000 east past St Aldheim's Head in 3 hours
Garden Warbler - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Hengistbury, 1 Portland Bill
Spotted Flycatcher - 5 Ringstead, 1 Hengistbury
Whinchat - 2 Portland Bill, 1 St Aldhelm's Head
 
Juvenile Goldfinch, Hengistbury Head © David Wareham

 

 

Friday 17th September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 2+ Abbotsbury Swannery
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Bar-tailed Godwit - 9 Stanpit
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit
Knot - 6 Stanpit
Sanderling - 3 Abbotsbury Swannery, 2 Stanpit
Little Stint - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Brand's Bay
Common Sandpiper - 1 Rodden Hive
Green Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit
Cattle Egret - 8 Abbotsbury Swannery, 3 Hengistbury
Great White Egret - 1 Hengistbury
White-tailed Eagle - an IOW introduced bird over Christchurch Harbour and at Brownsea Island Lagoon
Wryneck - 1 Portland Bill in Obs Quarry
Garden Warbler - 1 Hengistbury
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Hengistbury
Whinchat - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB

Thursday 16th September 2021

Dark-bellied Brent Goose - 2 Christchurch Hbr.
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 2 Radipole Lake RSPB
Great White Egret - 1 Herbury Gore
White Stork - 36 from Knepp Project were first seen in Dorset airspace at Christchurch just after mid-day and the last report was seen of them in a thermal over North Swanage 14:50hrs.
Black-necked Grebe - 4 Abbotsbury Swannery
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Northmoor Wareham, 1 over Blacknor, 1 Portland Bill, 1 Southwell
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Hengistbury Hd, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Little Stint - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 1 Rodden Hive
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Rodden Hive
Wryneck - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Portland Castle
Hobby - 1 Langton Herring
Grasshopper Warbler - 3 Durlston CP
Spotted Flycatcher - 15 Lambert's Castle, 2 Durlston CP, 2 Tolpuddle
Redstart - 2 Lambert's Castle
Whinchat - 2 Rodden Hive
Yellow Wagtail - 20 Sunnyside Fm.
Ortolan Bunting - 1 over Blacknor a.m, 1 Southwell.

Rock Pipit - Christchurch © David Wareham




Wednesday 15th September 2021

Balearic Shearwater - 2 past Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 2 Radipole Lake RSPB
Great White Egret - 2 Arne RSPB from Coombe Heath
Honey Buzzard - 1 juv Portland Bill
Osprey - 2 Wareham Channel, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Ruff - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Little Stint - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Herbury Gore
Common Sandpiper - 2 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Rodden Hive
Mediterranean Gull - 100 off Portland Bill
Turtle Dove - 2 Portland Bill
Wryneck - 2 Portland Bill, 1 Portland Castle
Merlin - 1 Rodden Hive,
Hobby - 2 Arne RSPB over Hydes Heath, 2 Portland Bill
Woodlark - 3 juv New Mills Heath
Swallow - 1000 Portland Bill, 21+ Wytch, 10 Portland Bill
Sedge Warbler - 17 Hengistbury Hd.
Reed Warbler - 12 Hengistbury Hd.
Spotted Flycatcher - 8 Portland Bill
Redstart - 8 Portland Bill
Whinchat - 10 Portland Bill, 2 Talbut Heath, 1 Herbury Gore
Wheatear - 120 Portland Bill, 15 Stanpit Marsh, 9 Portland Bill, 2 Herbury Gore
Grey Wagtail - 8 Abbotsbury, 4 over Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - 30 Portland Bill, 14 over Stanpit Marsh
Medow Pipit - 700 Portland Bill

Woodlark - New Mills Heath © Nick Hull





Tuesday 14th September 2021

Cattle Egret - 3 Radipole Lake
Black-necked Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery 
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brownsea Is. lagoon, 1 Christchurch Hbr.
Purple Sandpiper - 1 Portland Bill
Little Stint - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Common Sandpiper - 1 Christchurch Hbr.
Little tern - 1 Christchurch Hbr.
Black Tern - 1 Christchurch Hbr.
Sandwich tern - 85 Christchurch Hbr, 8 Holes Bay
Turtle Dove - 1 Portland Bill
Wryneck - 1 Portland Bill in Obs Quarry
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Swyre Hd.
Wheatear - 2 Swrye Hd.
Common Rosefinch - 1 juv traaped at Portland Obs

Chiffchaff _ Tuckton garden - © Dave Hill

Monday 13th September 2021

Balearic Shearwater - 3 past Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 3 Radipole Lake RSPB
Spoonbill - 18 Holton Lee shore - 1 at Wick, 1 Middlebere
Glossy Ibis - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB, 1 over Ladymead Easton.
Whimbrel - 2 Fisherman's Bank
Knot - 5 Fisherman's Bank
Ruff - 2 Lytchett Fields RSPB, 1 Middlebere, 1 Fisherman's Bank
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Fisherman's Bank
Little Stint - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Common Sandpiper - 1 Fisherman's Bank
Spotted Redshank - 7 Middlebere, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 13 Middlebere, 3 Fisherman's Bank
Great Skua - 1 Portland Bill
Little Tern - 1 juv Stanpit Marsh
Sandwich Tern - 81 Stanpit Marsh
Merlin - 1 Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 Middlebere
Wheatear - 6 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - >10 Stanpit Marsh
White Wagtail - 1 Portland Bill
Tree Pipit - 1 over Stanpit Marsh
Ortolan Bunting - 1 briefly in the Barn Field Hengistbury Head, 1 possible over Abbotsbury Swannery

Swallow - Stanpit Marsh © Dave Hill



Sunday 12th September 2021

Grey Partridge - 1Tarrant Rushton
Garganey - 1 East Holme Gravel Pit
Red-backed Shrike - 1 Kingston Russell Stone Circle, nr. Abbotsbury
Knot - 1 RSPB Lytchett Fields
Ruff - 1 RSPB Lytchett Fields
Little Stint - 1 Mother Siller's Channel. Stanpit Marsh, 1 RSPB Lytchett Fields
Goshawk juvenile, Tyneham
Wryneck - 2 Portland Bird Obs. Garden, 1 Grimmery Shore, Stanpit Marsh, 1 Morden Bog
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 RSPB Lytchett Bay
Whinchat - 2 Tarrant Rushton, 1 Hartland Moor, 1 Knitson
Wheatear - 15 Ferrybridge, 14 Tarrant Rushton, 5 Godlinston Hill
Spotted Flycatcher - 6 Stanpit Marsh
Yellow Wagtail - circa 50 Stanpit Marsh, 2 Ferrybridge
Ortolan Bunting - 1 over Blacknor, Portland

Yesterday: Balearic Shearwater - 14 off Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Bride Valley Fish Farm

Wryneck, Portland Bill © Brian Chard

Wheatear, Tarrant Rushton © Paul Kirby


Spotted Flycatcher, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Saturday 11th September 2021

Grey Partridge - 18 St. Aldhem's Head
Mandarin Duck - 2 Holme Lane Gravel Pit, Wareham
Garganey - 1 Meadow Pool, Abbotsbury Swannery
Black-necked Grebe - 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
Curlew Sandpiper - 2 Lagoon, Brownsea Island
Great White Egret - 1 Jerry's Point, Studland
Osprey - 2 Wareham Channel, 1 Chesil Beach from Rodden Hive, 1 Lytchett Bay
Honey Buzzard - 1 Wimborne Minster
Wryneck - 2 in Private Garden, Littlesea, The Fleet
Hobby - 2 Wareham Channel
Spotted Flycatcher - 5 Greenlands Farm, 1 Portland Bird Obs., 1 Stunted Oaks, 1 North Scrubs
Yellow Wagtail - 20 Littlesea to Tidmoor, The Fleet

Swallow, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Kestrel, Ferrybridge © Vivien Keene

Friday 10th September 2021

Garganey - 1 Arne
Whimbrel - 1 Arne
Ruff - 2 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Lytchett Fields
Arctic Tern - 1 juvenile, Stanpit Marsh
Spoonbill - 30 Shipstal Point, Arne
Cattle Egret - 1 Central Marsh, Stanpit
Osprey - 2 from Hengistbury  Head, 1 Arne
Wryneck - 1 Portland Obs
Spotted Flycatcher - 15 Arne, 1 Crouch Hill, Christchurch Harbour
Whinchat - 2 Crouch Hill, Christchurch Harbour
Yellow Wagtail - 45 Crouch Hill, Christchurch Harbour

Yesterday: Little Stint - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Arctic Skua - 2 off Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 3 off Portland Bill
Firecrest - 1 Lytchett Fields
Tree Pipit - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery

Avocet & Black-tailed Godwit, Poole Harbour © Mark Wright


Black-tailed Godwit © Clinton Whale

Thursday 9th September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 4 Abbotsbury Swannery
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 juvenile, Lagoon, Brownsea Island
Little Stint - 3 Lagoon, Brownsea Island
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill, 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Whinchat - 3 St. Aldhem's Head, 1 Holton Pools
Wheatear - 3 St. Aldhem's Head


Osprey, Lytchett Bay © Ian Ballam


Wryneck. Portland Bill © Steven Carey

Wednesday 8th September 2021.

Pintail - 1 Stanpit
Knot - 3 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 1 Portland Bill.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit.
Little Stint - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Greenshank - 3 Middlebere, 3 Stanpit.
Lesser Black-backed Gull - 3 Longham Lakes.
Arctic Tern - 2 Christchurch Harbour.
Great White Egret - 2 Middlebere.
Osprey - 1 Middlebere.
Hobby - 1 Morden Bog.
Little Owl - 1 Portland Bill
Wryneck - 1 Portland Bill.
Yellow Wagta1l - 20+ Christchurch Harbour, 15 Portland Bill
Redstart - 1 Durlston CP (ringing), 1 Holes Bay PCW Drain, 1 Lytchett Fields (ringing), 1 Portland Bill.
Whinchat - 1 Hengistbury Head, 1 Lytchett Fields, 5 Moor Crichel, 7 Portland Bill.
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Holes Bay PCW Drain.
Wheatear - 11 Christchurch Harbour, 1 Lytchett Fields, 4 Moor Crichel, 30 Portland Bill
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Lytchett Fields (ringing).

Wheatear, Stanpit © Dave Hill.

Tuesday 7th September 2021.

Cuckoo - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Knot - 2 Stanpit.
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Brands Bay, 1 Lytchett Fields, 2 Stanpit.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Greenshank - 17 Lytchett Fields, 2 Stanpit.
Little Gull - 1 Lytchett Fields, 2+ off Portland Bill.
Black Tern - 2+ off Portland Bill.
Balearic Shearwater - 29 past Portland Bill.
Great White Egret - 2 Studland.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Lytchett Fields.
Honey Buzzzard - 1 Portland (Verne Common).
Wryneck - 2+ Portland Bill.
Redstart - 2 Durlston CP (ringing), 1 St Aldhelm's Head, 1 Stanpit.
Whinchat - 2 Lytchett Fields, 5 St Aldhelm's Head, 1 Stanpit, 5 Studland.
Pied Flycatcher - 3 Portland (RN Cemetery).
Grasshopper Warbler - 2 Durlston CP (ringing).

Monday 6th September 2021

Garganey - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Cuckoo - 1 Lytchett Fields
Curlew Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields
Spotted Redshank - 1 Lytchett Fields
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Spoonbill - 16 Shipstal Point, 2 from Coombe Heath Viewpoint
Great White Egret - 1 Longham Lakes
Osprey - 1 Middlebere, 1 Stoborough Heath (possibly same bird)

Wryneck - 1 Portland Bill
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Athelhampton, 1 Longham Lakes
Red-breasted Flycatcher - 1 Tout Quarry, Portland
Whinchat - 2 Lytchett Fields, 1 Bramble Bush Bay
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Bramble Bush Bay
Tree Pipit - 2 Bramble Bush Bay, 1 Portland Bird Obs
Ortolan Bunting - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery, 1 Crown Estate Fields, Portland


Wheatear, Portland Bill ©Mark Wright



Spotted Flycatcher, Lambert's Castle © Alan Membury


Sunday 5th September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Avocet - 25 Middlebere
Curlew Sandpiper - 6 Brands Bay
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Swineham
Spotted Redshank - 2 Lytchett Fields, 2 Middlebere
Storm Petrel - 20 Lyme Bay Pelagic
Sooty Shearwater - 1 Lyme Bay Pelagic
Balearic Shearwater - 10 Lyme Bay Pelagic, 1 off Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 1 Swineham
Great White Egret - 1 Littlesea
Osprey - 1 Arne, 1 Portland Bill heading South
Honey Buzzard - 1 Durlston CP

Wryneck - 2 Top Fields, Portland, 1 Portland Bill, 1 Barleycrates Lane
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Stour Valley NR, 1 Middlebere Track
Redstart - 2 Brands Bay
Whinchat - 6 Durlston CP, 1 Middlebere 
Yellow Wagtail - 1 Middlebere 

Black-necked Grebe, Abbotsbury Swannery © Charlie Wheeler


Wryneck, Portland Bill © Verity Hill

Saturday 4th September 2021

Avocet - 40 seen from Coombe Heath, 5 Lodmoor RSPB
Little Gull - 1 Ferrybridge
Balearic Shearwater - 103 off Portland Bill, 3 Weymouth Bay
Spoonbill - 15 Shipstal Point, 2 Middlebere
Cattle Egret - 1 Swineham
Great White Egret - 1 Lytchett Bay
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay, 1 Ferrybridge

Honey Buzzard - 1 over Portland Bill & South
Goshawk - 1 Stoborough Heath
Wryneck - 1 Waterworks Quarry, Portland, 2 Portland Bill
Spotted Flycatcher - 3 Higher Hyde Heath NR, 1 Lambert's Castle
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Obs
Redstart - 6 Portland Bill, 2 Lambert's Castle, 1 Higher Hyde Heath NR
Whinchat - 4 Portland Bill
Yellow Wagtail - 25 Portland Bill
Tree Pipit - 3 Portland Bill

Stonechat, juvenile at Lytchett Fields © Ian Ballam


Friday 3rd September 2021

Black-necked Grebe - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Grey Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Greenshank - 1 Radipole RSPB
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay
Wryneck - 1 Portland Obs Quarry, 1 Portland Bill
Hobby - 1 Litton, Bride Valley
Spotted Flycatcher - 4 Badbury Rings, 3 Stour Valley NNR, 1 Durlston CP
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Stour Valley NNR
Wheatear - 2 Lighthouse, Durlston CP, 1 Badbury Rings, 1 Lytchett Fields
Yellow Wagtail - 5 Lytchett Fields

Yesterday: 

Nightjar - 1 fledgling Cold Harbour, Wareham Forest
Knot - 28 Brand's Bay
Ruff - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Balearic Shearwater - 29 off Portland Bill

Greenshank, Radipole RSPB © Edmund Mackrill



Thursday 2nd September 2021

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Goosander - 4 Silverlake
Cuckoo - 1 Nr West Compton
Curlew Sandpiper -  4 Brands Bay, 2 Stanpit.
Little Stint - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Cattle Egret - Swineham Gravel Pit 
Great White Egret - 1 Jerry's Point Poole harbour 
Osprey - 3 Wareham Channel, 1 Lychett Bay.
Wryneck - 1 Portland Obs Quarry, 1 Portland Obs Garden, 1 in Private garden at Cheselbourne, 1 Cogden Beach
Hobby - 2 Poole Harbour, 1 Langton Herring
Rosy Starling - 1 Portland Osprey Quay
Redstart - 15 Lamberts Castle.
Whinchat - 3 Greenland Farm Studland.
Yellow Wagtail - 22 Stanpit, 15 West Bay

Kingfisher - River Stour Iford © Clinton Whale


Wednesday 1st September 2021

Pochard - 1 East Holme
Black-necked Grebes - 3 Langham Lakes
Ringed Plover - 122 Mudeford
Grey Plover - 1 Brands Bay, 5 Middlebere.
Knot - 10 Brands Bay, 3 Herbury (The Fleet).
Curlew Sandpiper -  1 Mudeford.
Common Sandpiper - 2 East Holme, 2 Holes bay.
Sanderling - 9 Mudeford
Little Stint - 1 Stanpit Marsh 
Spotted Redshank - 1 juv Lodmoor RSPB
Great White Egret - 1 Middlebere
Osprey - 1 Rodden Hive, 1 Stanpit Marsh.
Wryneck - 1 Bridging Camp (The Fleet), 1 Portland Obs Quarry.
Ring-necked Parakeet - 3 Swanage Allotments
Redstart - 4 Godlingston Hill.
Whinchat - 1 Godlingston Hill.
Spotted Flycatcher - 4 Godlingston Hill.
Yellow Wagtail - 11 Hartland Stud

Spotted Redshank - Lodmoor RSPB © Daragh Croxson