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Black Brant

Branta bernicla nigricans
No of Records: 2
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19-01-20 Poole Harbour Goathorn Phil Saunders
19-01-20 Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve Paul Harris

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros
No of Records: 7
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Black-necked Grebe

Podiceps nigricollis
No of Records: 6
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22-01-20 Portland Harbour Portland Bird Observatory
20-01-20 Portland Harbour Martin Adlam
20-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Purbeck Pilgrim
19-01-20 Studland Area Studland Bay Steve Smith
19-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Steve Smith
19-01-20 Portland Harbour Debby Saunders

Black-throated Diver

Gavia arctica
No of Records: 2
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23-01-20 Portland Harbour Portland Bird Observatory
20-01-20 Portland Harbour Martin Adlam

Bottle-nosed Dolphin

Tursiops truncatus
No of Records: 3
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Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis
No of Records: 7
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Common Scoter

Mellanita nigra
No of Records: 6
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Dartford Warbler

Sylvia undata
No of Records: 3
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Eider

Somateria milissima
No of Records: 6
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Garganey

Anas querquedula
No of Records: 3
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23-01-20 Cowards Marsh Dorset Bird Club
20-01-20 Cowards Marsh Dorset Bird Club
19-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Martin Adlam

Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria
No of Records: 2
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20-01-20 Maiden Castle Paul Harris
19-01-20 Maiden Castle Dorset Bird Club

Great Bustard

Otis tarda
No of Records: 1
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21-01-20 East Fleet and Chesil Beach Butterstreet Cove Freddy Alway

Great Grey Shrike

Lanius excubitor
No of Records: 2
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Great Northern Diver

Gavia immer
No of Records: 9
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Record Date Location Note Source
23-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Dorset Bird Club
22-01-20 Portland Harbour Portland Bird Observatory
20-01-20 Portland Harbour Martin Adlam
20-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Purbeck Pilgrim
19-01-20 Poole Park and Baiter Baiter shore Retweet
19-01-20 Poole Harbour Wareham Channel Jol Mitchell
19-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Steve Smith
19-01-20 Portland Harbour Debby Saunders
19-01-20 Studland Area South Haven Birds Poole Harbour

Great White Egret

Ardea alba
No of Records: 3
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Grey Partridge

Perdix perdix
No of Records: 1
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23-01-20 Blandford Area Milborne St Andrew Dorset Bird Club

Harbour Porpoise

Phocoena phocoena
No of Records: 1
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22-01-20 Abbotsbury Gavin Haig

Hen Harrier

Circus cyaneus
No of Records: 3
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Jack Snipe

Lymnocryptes minimus
No of Records: 2
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23-01-20 Sunnyside Farm Ringing session Birds Poole Harbour
19-01-20 Lytchett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve Shaun Robson

Knot

Calidris canutus
No of Records: 1
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19-01-20 Studland Area Shell Bay Steve Smith

Long-tailed Blue

Lampides boeticus
No of Records: 1
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20-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Purbeck Pilgrim

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis
No of Records: 4
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Marsh Harrier

Circus aeruginosus
No of Records: 8
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Mediterranean Gull

Larus melanocephalus
No of Records: 1
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23-01-20 Poole Park and Baiter Whitley Lake Birds Poole Harbour

Merlin

Falco columbarious
No of Records: 5
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Purple Sandpiper

Calidris maritima
No of Records: 2
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21-01-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory
20-01-20 Lyme Regis Area Graham Jaggard

Red-necked Grebe

Podiceps grisegena
No of Records: 2
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20-01-20 Abbotsbury Dorset Bird Club
19-01-20 Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens Steve Groves

Ruff

Philomachus pugnax
No of Records: 1
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Scaup

Aythya marila
No of Records: 4
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23-01-20 Holes Bay Retweet
22-01-20 Holes Bay Purbeck Pilgrim
21-01-20 Holes Bay Martin Adams
20-01-20 Holes Bay Birds Poole Harbour

Short-eared Owl

Asio flammeus
No of Records: 1
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19-01-20 Wyke Down and Ackling Dyke Dorset Bird Club

Siberian Chiffchaff

Phylloscopus collybita tristisrr
No of Records: 6
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Slavonian Grebe

Podiceps auritus
No of Records: 5
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23-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Dorset Bird Club
21-01-20 East Fleet and Chesil Beach Tidmoor Point Dorset Bird Club
21-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Dorset Bird Club
20-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Purbeck Pilgrim
19-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Steve Smith

Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia
No of Records: 3
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Woodcock

Scolopax rusticola
No of Records: 2
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23-01-20 Blandford Area Milborne St Andrew Dorset Bird Club
19-01-20 Hartland Moor National Nature Reserve Birds Poole Harbour