Ospreys and spoonbill around Poole Harbour today


Sunny and warm and less breeze

Diary Date
A selection of records for this day (go to 'sightings' for all the records): Records Source
DNightjars: Nice trip out to the heath last night with four nests checked and a new adult male tagged and ringed. The nests and… https://t.co/TMDpBMnU2W Dorset Nightjars
PaulUpwey: Rather quiet at Rodden Hive this morning: singing Willow Warbler and Common Sand plus juv Peregrine and 3 Hares on… https://t.co/qlygWswODs Paul Harris
DorsetBirdClub: Caspian Tern photographed in Christchurch Harbour on Tuesday. Considered to be a different bird to that recently se… https://t.co/dkrkg1HFWI Dorset Bird Club
debbyseamist: Ferrybridge this morning Red-breasted Merganser, 3 Sanderling, 19 Dunlin, 35 Ringed Plover, 4 Turnstone, 2 Curlew Debby Saunders
MartinAdams: Didn't see a huge variety of waders at Lytchett Fields. 1 Greenshank with Redshank, Godwit and Lapwing. A few Med g… https://t.co/uLDVvTzgQC Martin Adams
NotQuiteScilly: Early morning Wheatear, Cogden Beach, Dorset... https://t.co/yK8hJt5ZtS Gavin Haig
ianballam: SERIOUSLY ! Just had my 1st Osprey of the year over Lytchett Bay @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub ian ballam
harbourbirds: RT @markrabailey: Spoonbill 1255pm Brownsea Island actively feeding on south side of lagoon- viewed from path (all hides closed) @DorsetBir… birdsofpooleharbour
harbourbirds: New un-ringed Osprey just landed on the Webcam with CJ7 (1145am)! And surprise surprise...it looked to be a female!… https://t.co/FYnig6jBFf birdsofpooleharbour
SwannerySteve: Flock of 7 Green Sandpipers over earlier. 3 on Meadow Pool & 1 at Fleet Pipe may have been some of the same or mayb… https://t.co/M78Ub2IFCn Steve Groves
Diary Photograph
red-banded sand wasp
The red-banded sand wasp occurs mainly on the sandy, dry heaths [Photo: Peter Orchard]