Monday 4th July 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 5 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit
Roseate Tern - 1 Ferrybridge, 1 over Stanpit
Great White Egret - 1 over Stanpit
Osprey - 2 chicks ringed at Poole Harbour - first for Dorset (5H1 & 5H2)

Sunday 3rd July 2022

Quail - at least 2 singing alongside Dorchester to Piddlehinton Road
Common Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake RSPB, 1 Bride Valley Fish Farm
Cattle Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Lesser Whitethroat - 6 trapped & ringed at Durlston CP
Black Redstart - family in a Poole garden

Whitethroat, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

Whitethroat, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

 

Saturday 2nd July 2022.

Whimbrel - 1 Stanpit.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Hengistbury sandspit.
Manx Shearwater - 78 in 3.5 hours from Hengistbury and Mudeford; c500 off Portland Bill.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel (IoW reintroduction scheme).
Red Kite - 1 Blandford.
Wheatear - 1 Ferrybridge.

Corn Bunting, Charminster © Colin Chainey

Friday 1st July 2022.

Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields, 1 Stanpit.
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit.
Common Sandpiper - 18 Stanpit.
Green Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 1 Lytchett Fields, 1 Stanpit.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel (IoW reintroduction scheme).
Marsh Harrier - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Red Kite - 3 near Blandford.
Hobby - 2 near Swanage.
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 Christchurch Harbour.
Little Tern - 1 Brownsea Island.



Common Sandpipers, Stanpit © Scott Usher


Thursday 30th June 2022

Roseate Tern - 1 Lodmoor RSPB
Arctic Skua - 1 West off Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 9 off Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 1 East off Portland Bill
Osprey - 1 near Wareham Forest, 1 over Wareham Channel
Goshawk - 1 East over Wareham Channel
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Red Kite - 1 Corfe Castle
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Crouch Hill, Stanpit, 1 North Scrubs, Stanpit



Sandwich Tern, Brownsea © Clare Slade













Great Spotted Woodpecker, West Moors © Roy Nicklin
























Lapwing, Stanpit © Clinton Whale


Wednesday 29th June 2022

Cattle Egret - 1 north Christchurch Hbr.
Red Kite - 1 over Blandford
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Poole Hbr.(IoW intro)
Little Ringed Plover - 7 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Common Sandpiper - 5 Christchurch Hbr, 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Arctic Tern - 1 1st/sum Lodmoor RSPB

Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull - Monmouth Beach © Roger Boswell

Peregrine Christchurch © Dave Hill

Tuesday 28th June 2022

CORY'S SHEARWATER - 1 west past Portland Bill early a.m.
Manx Shearwater - c200 past Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 2E past Portland Bill
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Over Lytchett Bay a.m.
Whimbrel - 3 west over Hengistbury Hd.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Parky Mead Stanpit, 1 Longham Lakes
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Field's RSPB
Arctic Skua - 2E Portland Bill
Hobby - 3 Lower Piddle Valley

Common Sandpiper - Parky Mead Stanpit Marsh © Scott Usher























Sandwich Tern - Christchurch Harbour © Clinton Whale












Monday 27th June 2022

Manx Shearwater - c100 Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 1 past Portland Bill
Red Kite - 1 Blandford
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Lytchett Bay over Otter Island (IoW intro)
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Ferrybridge
Dunlin - 4 Ferrybridge
Arctic Skua - 1 west Portland Bill
Common Tern - c100 Portland Bill
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Stanpit Marsh

Juvenile Peregrine-Christchurch © Clinton Whale

Sandwich Tern - Christchurch Harbour © Clinton Whale

Sunday 26th June 2022

Wigeon - 2 (pair) Stanpit Marsh
Cattle Egret - 2 sum/plumage Lytchett Fields RSPB
Red Kite - 1 Blandford
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Ferrybridge
Green Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Roseate Tern - 2 Brownsea Lagoon

Peregrine - Christchurch © Clinton Whale


Saturday 25th June 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 5 Lytchett fields RSPB
Whimbrel - 1 Ferrybridge 
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Ferrybridge 
Roseate Tern - 2 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Red Kite - 1 South over Hurn Village
Wheatear - 1 Ferrybridge 
Spoonbill - Brownsea Island Lagoon ©Dave Hughes


Friday 24th June 2022

Green Sandpiper - 4 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Roseate Tern - 3 Brownsea Island Lagoon, 1 Abbotsbury
Spoonbill - 4 Brownsea Island Lagoon
Great White Egret - 3 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Swineham
Red Kite - 1 Fiddleford, 1 Swineham, 1 Lytchett Matravers
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel G801 IOW reintroduction

Great white Egret - Lodmoor RSPB ©Daniel Law







Great Spotted Woodpecker ©Roy Nickil



Thursday 23rd June 2022

Cuckoo - 1 calling Keyneston Mill
Ringed Plover - 8 Ferrybridge
Bar-tailed Godwit - 1 Ferrybridge
Balearic Shearwater - 1 Past Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Great white Egret - Wareham Channel
White tailed Eagle - 2 Swineham (IOW Reintroduction)
Spotted Flycatcher - 3 Morden Bog
Redstart - 2 feeding young Lamberts Castle

Yesterday:
Puffin - 3 Dancing Ledge Birds of Poole Harbour cruise

Grey Heron - Brands Bay


Wednesday 22nd June 2022

 Cuckoo - 1 Wareham Forest off Sugar Hill
Roseate Tern - 2 Brownsea Island  Lagoon on Boomerang island
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Red Kite - 1 Over Lytchett Bay, 1 over Winspit
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Morden Bog Wareham Forest

Yesterday:
Spotted Redshank - 1 Brownsea Lagoon in summer plumage
Puffin - 4 Dancing Ledge seen from BoPH bird boat

Little Grebe - Hengisbury Head © Clinton Whale

 

Tuesday 21st June 2022

Mandarin Duck - probable elipse drake at Radipole Lake RSPB
Great White Egret - 2 Radipole Lake RSPB
Red Kite -  2 Woodville, 1 Bridport, 1 Toller Porcorum
Firecrest - 1 Hengistbury Head

Turnstone, Brownsea Island © Clive Hargrave

 

Redshank, Longham Lakes  © Ron Poulter


 

Monday 20th June 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Fields
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields
Osprey - 1 Lytchett Bay
Red kite - 1 near West Bay, 1 near Throop Mill
Hobby - 1 over Radipole RSPB, from Tennis Courts

Yesterday: -

Roseate Tern - 1 off Long Groyne, Hengistbury Head
Crossbill - Small group over Rempstone, heading  South


Mute Swan and Cygnets, River Stour, Iford © Clinton Whale

Sunday 19th June 2022

Quail - 1 Maiden Castle
Cuckoo - 1 Bog Lane, R. Frome Flood Fields, 1 Slepe Heath
Common Sandpiper - 2 Lytchett Bay
Green Sandpiper - 1 Lytchett Fields
Red Kite - 1 over Poundbury, Dorchester, 1 Larksmead, Blandford

Yesterday: -

Great Skua - 1 West off Portland Bill
Manx Shearwater - 30+ off Portland Bill

Bearded Tit, Radipole RSPB © Graham Jaggard


Kingfisher, River Stour, Blandford © Sharon Towning






Saturday 18th June 2022

Red Kite - 1 Tolpuddle
Hobby - 1 Rodwell, Weymouth

Yesterday : -

Common Scoter - 1 East off Portland Bill
Puffin - 1 Durlston Head

Great Black-backed Gull, Poole Harbour © Mark Wright


Meditteranean Gull, Hamworthy © Ian Julian


Sand Martins, Hengistbury Head © Alan Crockard

Friday 17th June 2022

Nightjar - 1 Lytchett Heath
Cuckoo - 1 Arne RSPB
Red Kite - 1 Maiden Castle

Juvenile Pied Wagtail yesterday at Gotham © Roger Peart

 

Thursday 16th June 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Stanpit Marsh, 1 heard in Lytchett Heath area
Roseate Tern - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Rempstone Heath
Hobby - 1 Lytchett Fields RSPB

Wednesday 15th June 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Morden Bog NNR
Hobby - 1 Morden Bog NNR
Nightingale - 1 trapped at PBO
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 adult at Portland Bill

Peregrine, Christchurch © Clinton Whale

Great Spotted Woodpecker, Woodville © John Bishop

Little Egret, Stanpit © Dave Hill

Reed Warbler, Stanpit © Dave Hill


Tuesday 14th June 2022.

Honey Buzzard - 1 N over Church Knowle.

Monday 13th June 2022

 Cuckoo - 1 Winspit
Roseate Tern - 1 Lodmoor, 1 briefly Brownsea Island NT lagoon
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Red Kite - 4 Parkstone, 1 Larksmead Blandford

Linnet, Stanpit © Dave Hill


Lapwing, Stanpit © Dave Hill


Greenfinch, Stanpit © Dave Hill


Spotted Flycatcher, Cattistock © Richard Abrahams



Sunday 12th June 2022

Little Ringed Plover - 3 Lytchett Fields
Green Sandpiper - 1 Middlebere
Spoonbill - 2 Middlebere 
Red Kite - 2 over Badbury Rings

Saturday 11th June 2022

Common Scoter - 85 seen from Mudeford Quay
 Quail - 1 calling intermittently between Up Sydling and Sydling St Nicholas
Grey Plover - 1 Ferrybridge
Sanderling - 3 Ferrybridge
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere
Hobby - 2 over Slepe Heath
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 still Queens Road Swanage


Rose-coloured Starling, Swanage  © David Blakeley


Juvenile Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham




Friday 10th June 2022

Gull-billed Tern - again at Abbotsbury Swannery
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor
Red Kite - 1 Winterbourne Zelston
Hobby - 2 over Arne Moors
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 Portland,1 Queens Road Swanage 

Dunlin, Hengistbury Head  © Winter Stobart


Rose-coloured Starling, Swanage © Nick Hull


Thursday 9th June 2022

Cuckoo - 1 Coombe Heath, 1 Swineham
GULL-BILLED TERN - 1 Abbotbury Swannery
Tree Pipit - 3 Coombe Heath
Rose-coloured Starling - 1 adult at Queens Road, Swanage

Peregrine, Bournemouth © David Wareham

Wednesday 8th June 2022.

Quail - 1 lower Piddle Valley.
Turnstone - 2 Brownsea Island, 1 Portland Bill.
Bar-tailed Godwit - 2 Arne.
Sanderling - 7 N past Hengistbury Head, 14 Portland Harbour.
Red-throated Diver - 1 E past Hengistbury Head.
Manx Shearwater - c.100 past Portland Bill.
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel (G801 from IoW reintroduction scheme).
Red Kite - 1 Blandford.

Sedge Warbler, Stanpit © Aspen Stobart.















Common Tern, Longham Lakes © Ron Poulter.

Tuesday 7th June 2022.

Grey Plover - 1 Ferrybridge.
Common Sandpiper - 2 near Hurn.
Caspian Gull - a possible bird in Poole.
Cattle Egret - 1 Portland Bill.
Spoonbill - 1 Christchurch Harbour, 3 Middlebere.
Marsh Harrier - 1 Poole Harbour.
Hobby - 1 over Merley.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill.

Nightjar, Morden Bog © Aspen Stobart.


Monday 6th June 2022.

Brent Goose - 4 Brand's Bay.
Cuckoo - 1 King Down, 1 Wick.
Sanderling - 7 Ferrybridge, 1 Stanpit.
Great Skua - 1 E past Portland Bill.
Cattle Egret - 1 Lodmoor RSPB.
Red Kite - 1 Blandford.

Sunday 5th June 2022

Cattle Egret - 3 Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere, 1 Brownsea Is. lagoon
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Wareham Channel (IoW intro)
Sanderling - 30 Mudiford Quay (on sand spit), 10 Ferrybridge, 5 Shell Bay Studland
Arctic Skua - 1 past Portland Bill
Little Tern - 4 Mudeford Quay on sand bar.
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill

Song Thrush - Upton © Nick Hull



Saturday 4th June 2022

Garganey - 1 drake Abbotsbury Swannery
Sanderling - 10 Ferrybridge, 8 Portland Bill
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill
Wheatear - 1 Portland Bill




Friday 3rd June 2022

Quail - 2 Witchampton
Cattle Egret - 8 seen flying over Highmoor Farm,Talbot Heath
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere
Red Kite - 1 West Bay
Bee-eater - 1 heard over St George's Church, Easton

Female Blackbird with newt taken from pond Upton © Nick Hull



Thursday 2nd June 2022

Sooty Shearwater    - 1 flew over Weymouth Bay
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake early a.m
Red Kite - 1 over Plush, 1 over Larksmead Blandford
Roseate Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery

Great Crested Grebe _ Longham Lakes © Trevor Wilkinson


Wednesday 1st June 2022

Quail - 1 Bere Regis
Cuckoo - 1 Watton Hill Bridport, 1 Wick
Sanderling - 2 Christchurch Harbour
Little Stint - Christchurch Harbour
Gull-billed Tern - 1 on and off at Abbotsbury Swannery
Red Kite - 1 Hilfield Hill
Hobby - 1 Martinstown
Nightingale - 1 Lydlinch Common

Marsh Tit, Lydlinch Common © Matt Cooper


Spotted Flycatcher, Morden Bog © Aspen Stobart