Friday 7th January 2022

White-fronted Goose - 11 still Charminster Water Meadows
Scaup - 4 Brand's Bay from Jerry's Point, 2 Abbotsbury Swannery
LESSER SCAUP - 1 1st/winter female Abbotsbury Swannery - with 2 Greater Scaup in the Pochard flock. **The Swannery is closed for the winter & due to avian influenza no access can be arranged. View only from public rights of way. Can be seen very distantly from New Barn Road. May also be viewable from the tank teeth on the beach but please note there is strictly no access south east beyond the tank teeth fence on the Fleet side of the beach.**
Velvet Scoter - 1 off Hengistbury Hd.
Red-throated Diver - 8 Hengistbury Hd. 1 past Studland South Beach
Black-throated Diver - 1 past Hengistbury Hd.
Great Northern Diver - 1 Studland off South Beach
Spoonbill - 27 Arne RSPB
Red-necked Grebe - 1 Brand's Bay seen from Jerry's Point.
Slavonian Grebe - 2 Brand's Bay seen from Redhorn Quay
Black-necked Grebe - 10 Studland off South Beach
Hen Harrier - 1 ringtail Arne RSPB over Coombe Heath 
Cirl Bunting - 1 female West Bexington in Stubble firld

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