Sightings - Sunday 30th July 2017

Common Scoter - 97 west Portland Bill
Quail - 1 heard calling Milton Abbas
Sooty Shearwater - 1 reported Portland Bill (via internet)
Manx Shearwater - 6+ Portland Bill
Balearic Shearwater - 15-20 Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 3 2ad/1juv. Abbotsbury Swannery
Spoonbill - 5 Middlebere, 1 Stanpit Marsh
Osprey - 1 Arne in dead tree.
Whimbrel - 8 Stanpit Marsh, 1 past west Portland Bill, 1 Hengistbury Head
Common Sandpiper - 8 Stanpit Marsh, 3 Lodmoor, 1 Portland Bill
Arctic Skua - 4 Portland Bill
Kittiwake - 1 Abbots Swannery (first since Feb. 2014)
Bonaparte's Gull - 1 adult Brownsea Island lagoon.
Grasshopper Warbler - 1 Sea Barn Ringstead
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Portland Bill
Bonaparte's Gull - Brownsea Lagoon © Lorne Bissell

Spoonbill - Hengistbury Head a.m. © Joe Murphy


Whimbrel - Hengistbury Head a.m. © Joe Murphy