Saturday 8th May

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Dorset Birds

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 Whimbrel - 20 Branksome Chine, 7 Charmouth Beach, 13 Lytchett
Iceland Gull - 1 juvenile Lodmoor
Whiskered Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Black-throated Diver - 1 Branksome Chine
Great Northern Diver - 4 Branksome Chine, 3 Old Harry
Storm Petrel - 1 Old Harry
Cattle Egret - 4 Abbotsbury Swannery
Tawny Pipit - 1 Cogden Beach

Friday 7th May

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Dorset Birds

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Long-tailed Duck - 1st winter drake still at Silverlake
 Whiskered Tern - 1 Abbotsbury Swannery
Great Northern Diver - 3 passed Portland Bill
Cattle Egret - 4 Abbotsbury Swannery,3 Frome Valley
Short-eared Owl - 1 Redcliffe Point Weymouth, 1 Portland Bill
Golden Oriole - 1 briefly at Cerne Abbas
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1 private garden Easton
Spotted Flycatcher - 2 Greenlands Farm Studland
Pied Flycatcher - 1 Hengitsbury Head
Black Redstart - 1 Portland Bill
Whinchat - 1 Talbot Heath, 1 ringed Durlston CP, 1 Greenlands Farm Studland, 3 Wick Fields
Tawny Pipit - 1 Cogden Beach
Serin - 1 Portland Bird Observatory



Tawny Pipit, Cogden Beach  © Peter Coe



Whinchat, Wick Fields Hengitsbury Head © Michael Gibbons




      Kingfisher, River Stour at Blandford © Alan Membury