Sunday 14th Jul 2024

Little Ringed Plover - 1 Swineham.
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit.
Greenshank - 1 Brownsea Island.
Common Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit.
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake.
Osprey - 2 Poole Harbour.
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Arne RSPB.
Goshawk - 1 Arne (Hyde's Heath).
Hobby - 1 Arne (Hyde's Heath).
Common Redstart - 1 juv west Poole Harbour.
Dartford Warbler - 1 juv Durlston CP is unusual at the site.

Shelduck juveniles, Hengistbury Head © Clinton Whale

Peregrine, Bournemouth town centre © David Wareham



Saturday 13th Jul 2024

Cuckoo - 1 Herbury Gore, 1 Lodmoor, 1 Middlebere.
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge.
Greenshank - 1 Lodmoor, 2 Middlebere, 1 Rodden Hive.
Spotted Redshank - 6 Middlebere.
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere.
Osprey - 1 Middlebere.
Ring-necked Parakeet - 1 New Swanage.

Black-headed Gulls, Stanpit © Clinton Whale

Friday 12th July 2024

Avocet - 3 Brownsea Lagoon
Little Ringed Plover - 1 juv. Silverlake
Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Curlew - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Greenshank - 1 Silverlake
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Spoonbill - 3 Middlebere
Great White Egret - 1 over Arne Moors
Lesser Whitethroat - 1 Crouch Hill

Yesterday: -

Yellow-legged Gull - 2 off Portland Bill

Grey Wagtail, Iford Bridge, Christchurch © Clinton Whale
Common Sandpiper, Poole © Tony Furnell
Yellowhammer, Tadnoll & Winfrith DWT © Phil Cheeseman

Thursday 11th July 2024

Whimbrel - 4 Stanpit Marsh, 1 Holes Bay, 1 still Brands Bay, 1 Tidmoor
Curlew - 58 Brands Bay, 25 Holes Bay
Common Sandpiper - 9 still Brands Bay, 1 Silverlake
Green Sandpiper - 2 Silverlake
Redshank - 101 Holes Bay
Yellow-legged Gull - 4 Stilt Pools, Swineham
Osprey - 1 Middlebere
Honey Buzzard - 1 over Wick, Hengistbury Head
White-tailled Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 1 Silverlake, 1 Wareham Common
Treecreeper - 1 Tidmoor, The Fleet

Yesterday: -

Arctic Skua - 1 off Portland Bill
Puffin - 2 off Portland Bill


Goldfinch, Lytchett Matravers © John Child


Dartford Warbler, Tadnoll & Winfrith DWT © Phil Cheeseman


Redshank, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale



Wednesday 10th July 2024

Cuckoo - 1 juv. Hyde Heath
Avocet - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Little Ringed Plover - 4 Stilt Pools, Swineham
Black-tailed Godwit - c500 Wareham Channel
Sanderling - 1 Brownsea Lagoon
Common Sandpiper - 8 at mouth of River Frome, 7 Brownsea Lagoon, 4 Holes Bay, 3 Ferrybridge
Spotted Redshank - 5 at mouth of River Frome
Greenshank - 6 Lytchett Bay, 2 Brownsea Lagoon
Roseate Tern - 1 out from Poole Harbour mouth
Yellow-legged Gull - 3 Stilt Pools, Swineham
Spoonbill - 5 Arne RSPB
Osprey - 1 Wareham Channel
Hobby - 1 over Charlton Down

Black-tailed Godwits, Lodmoor RSPB  © John Pritchard


Greenshank, Lodmoor RSPB © Phil Cheeseman


Oystercatcher, Holes Bay © Tina Dawkins

 

Tuesday 9th July 2024

Eider -1 Hengistbury Head
Common Scoter - 32 off Hengistbury Head
Little Ringed Plover - 1 Lytchett Bay
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge, 1 Brands Bay
Knot - 1 Ferrybridge
Common Sandpiper - 9 Brands Bay, 2 Ferrybridge
Redshank - 171 Lytchett Bay, 31 Brands Bay
Spotted Redshank - 1 still Middlebere
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Bay
Little Tern - 4 off Hengistbury Head
Storm Petrel - 1 Hengistbury Head
Balearic Shearwater - 1 off Portland Bill
Spoonbill - 2 still Middlebere
Great White Egret - 1 on pool Hartland Moor
Osprey - 1 from Middlebere
White-tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel


Curlew, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale

 

Monday 8th July 2024

Garganey - 1 Ridipole RSPB
Little Ringed Plover - 5 Stilt Pool Swineham, 4 Silverlake
Common Sandpiper - 3 Ferrybridge, 2 Silverlake, 1 Swineham GP , 1 Peveril Point
Green Sandpiper - 1 Middlebere
Wood Sandpiper - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery flew East down the Fleet
Yellow legged Gull - 2 Stilt Pool Swineham
Roseate Tern - 3 Abbotsbury Swannery
Arctic Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Northern Diver - 1 Ferrybridge
Spoonbill - 2 still at Middlebere from NT hide
Great White Egret - 1 Silverlake
Osprey - 1 Middlebere NT hide 


Great Crested Grebe - Creekmoor Lake ©  Clinton Whale

Sunday 7th July 2024

Eider - 1 Mudeford Quay
Common Scoter - 6 off Mudeford Quay going West
Little Ringed Plover - 2 Silverlake
Whimbrel - 2 Ferrybridge
Bar-tailed Godwits - 7 Ferrybridge
Little Tern - 8 Mudeford Quay
Roseate Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great White Egret - 4 Arne Moors RSPB, 1 Silverlake
Peregrine Falcon - 2 Silverlake, 1 Standpit Marsh

Great Black Backed Gull - Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale




Wood Duck - Creekmoor Lake © Robert Fielding



Saturday 6th July 2024

Swift - 200 Longham Lakes
Common Sandpiper -  30 Abbotsbury swannery, 20 Ferrybridge, 1 Lodmoor RSPB, 1 Longham Lakes
Roseate Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery still
Spoonbill - 2 Middlebere Channel
Marsh Harrier - 1 Holme Lane GP
White tailed Eagle - 1 Lytchett Bay Otter IslandHobby - 1 Longham Lakes, 1 Holme Lane GP

Other news: Wood duck - 1 Creekmoor Pond

Yesterday: 3 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Arctic Skua and 1 Pomarine Skua off Portland Bill


Bridled Guillemot - Durlston CP © Garry Hayman




Juv Peregrine Falcon - Corfe Castle © Garry Hayman









Thursday 5th July 2024

Little Ringed Plover - 3 Stilt Pool Swineham
Whimbrel - 1 Brands Bay
Curlew - 71 Brands Bay
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Fields RSPB
Roseate Tern- 3 Abbotsbury Swannery on the rails
White tailed Eagle - 2 Wareham Channel
Spotted Flycatcher - 1 Wareham Common

Grey Heron - Lodmoor RSPB © Clinton Whale


Thursday 4th July 2024

Little Ringed Plover - 2 Silverlake, 3 Stilt Pool Swineham
Whimbrel - 1 Brands Bay
Curlew - 9 Holes Bay, 55 Brands Bay
 Black-tailed Godwit - Holes Bay
Common Sandpiper - 1 Peveril Point Swanage
Green Sandpiper - 2 Lodmoor
Redshank - 14 Holes Bay, 4 Brands Bay
Greenshank - 1 Silverlake
Great White Egret - 2 Lodmoor, 1 Radipole RSPB, 3 Silverlake
White-tailed Eagle - 1 Coombe Heath

2 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, Lodmoor  © Clinton Whale


Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Avocet - 1 Brownsea Lagoon 
Little Ringed Plover - 3 Silverlake, 4 Swineham
Black-tailed Godwit - 4 Lytchett Fields
Common Sandpiper - 2 Silverlake, 1 Swineham
Green Sandpiper - 1 Silverlake, 3 Lytchett Fields
Greenshank - 1 Silverlake, 1 Lytchett Fields
Great White Egret - 1 Silverlake
Red Kite - 1 Shillingstone

Backbird, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Juvenile Blackbird  © Roger Peart






Tuesday July 2nd 2024

Little Ringed Plover - 1 Silverlake, 1 Swineham
Common Sandpiper - 1 Silverlake
Redshank - 39 Lytchett Bay
Greenshank - 3 Lytchett Bay
Yellow-legged Gull - 1 adult Piddle Valley
 Roseate Tern - 1 Lodmoor
Balearic Shearwater - 1 off Portland Bill
Great White Egret - 1 Piddle Valley
Red Kite - 1 Waddock Farm Cress Birds, 1 Maiden Castle

Greenfinch, Stanpit Marsh © Clinton Whale


Monday July 1st 2024

Whimbrel - 2 Stanpit Marsh
Common Sandpiper - 5 Radipole Lake, 3 Stanpit Marsh
Green Sandpiper - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Little Gull - 1 Christchurch Harbour
Spoonbill - 1 Middlebere
Cattle Egret - 1 Stanpit Marsh
Great White Egret - 1 Radipole Lake
 Marsh Harrier - male over Clandon Farm/ Maiden Castle
Red Kite - 1 over Muckleford, 1 Blandford

Shoveler, Radipole Lake  © Clinton Whale


Common Tern, Brownsea Lagoon © Nicki T


Kestrel, Lytchett Matravers garden  ©  John Child