The Weymouth wood sandpiper remains the main attraction at the moment


Wet and windy again

Diary Date
A selection of records for this day (go to 'sightings' for all the records): Records Source
CharmouthBirder: Tried on & off all day but nothing much of note on the sea here. 18 Shelduck (w) an odd record as were the 28 Canad… Richard
PortlandBirdObs: Cattle Egret in the fields immediately south of Southwell - photo & news from David Rashley Portland Bird Observatory
BirdingBrett: 3 juv Yellow-legged Gulls this evening, 2 at Radipole and 1 at Weymouth Harbour. 1 of the 2 at Radipole pictured. I… Brett Birding in Weymouth
PaulUpwey: Wood Sand still at Jurassic Pools , Weymouth. Feeding avidly on middle pool. Paul Harris
NotQuiteScilly: Balearic W through Burton Bradstock at 18:23.Earlier, 2 v distant poss Sooties together. But who knows? I'd barely… Gavin Haig
ianballam: #LytchettFields numbers before the Peregrine, 23 Green Sand(again), 7 Greenshank, 1 Spot Red , 1 LRP, 1 Whimbrel and c50 Redshank ian ballam
ornisobscura: Cogden - seawatch in four languid hours to 1800 - 2 Balearic Searwaters W, 2 Bonxies one of which demolished a mori… Ornisobscura
ianballam: An early morning Peregrine raid has just stirred things up at #LytchettFields @NarwhalSh @harbourbirds @DorsetBirdClub ian ballam
Pauls70Paul: Lytchett Fields covered in water at HT this pm: 7 greenshank, 2 LRP ( 1 juv 1 A), 11 Blwits, 1 Common Sand, 1 Redsh… Paul Sutton
Bexbirder: Another 1st Cal Yr Yellow-legged Gull at Bex this morning... this one with scapular moult underway. Also, 5 Kittiwa… Mike Morse
Diary Photograph
four-banded longhorn beetle
The four-banded longhorn beetle is fond of umbellifer flowers [Photo: Peter Oorchard]