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Adder

Vipera berus
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04-04-20 Ballard Down Purbeck Pilgrim

Alpine Swift

Tachymarptis melba
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05-04-20 Leigh Area Retweet

Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea
No of Records: 2
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06-04-20 Lytchett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve Nick Hull
05-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Black Redstart

Phoenicurus ochruros
No of Records: 2
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05-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory
04-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Black-throated Diver

Gavia arctica
No of Records: 1
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05-04-20 East Fleet and Chesil Beach Chesil Dorset Bird Club

Common Scoter

Mellanita nigra
No of Records: 4
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Dotted Bee-fly

Bombylius discolor
No of Records: 2
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06-04-20 Portland Area Fortuneswell Andy Weymouth
06-04-20 Wimborne Area Private garden Martin Wood

Eider

Somateria milissima
No of Records: 2
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06-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory
06-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Golden Plover

Pluvialis apricaria
No of Records: 2
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04-04-20 Dorchester Area West Compton Dorset Bird Club Count = 140 Count = 140
04-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Great Northern Diver

Gavia immer
No of Records: 1
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06-04-20 Swanage Area Peverell Point Dorset Bird Club

Great Skua

Catharacta skua
No of Records: 1
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06-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Great White Egret

Ardea alba
No of Records: 1
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04-04-20 Wareham Area Northmoor Dorset Bird Club

Green-winged Orchid

Orchis morio
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07-04-20 Durlston Country Park Hamish Murray

Hen Harrier

Circus cyaneus
No of Records: 1
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05-04-20 Wareham Area Dorset Bird Club

Hoopoe

Upupa epops
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06-04-20 Wareham Area Birds Poole Harbour

Large Tortoiseshell

Nymphalis polychloros
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04-04-20 Portland Area Fortuneswell Andy Weymouth

Little Gull

Larus minutus
No of Records: 2
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06-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory
05-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Little Ringed Plover

Charadrius budius
No of Records: 4
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06-04-20 Dorchester Area Silverlake John Down
05-04-20 Wareham Common Dorset Bird Club
05-04-20 Bestwall Marsh and Swineham Swineham Dorset Bird Club
04-04-20 Wareham Common Peter Moore

Little Tern

Sterna albifrons
No of Records: 1
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06-04-20 Chesil Cove Portland Bird Observatory

Long-tailed Duck

Clangula hyemalis
No of Records: 1
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05-04-20 East Fleet and Chesil Beach Colin White

Marsh Harrier

Circus aeruginosus
No of Records: 1
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06-04-20 Brownsea Island Nicki T

Mediterranean Gull

Larus melanocephalus
No of Records: 5
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Merlin

Falco columbarious
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07-04-20 Portland Bill Portland Bird Observatory

Nightingale

Luscinia megarhymchos
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06-04-20 Alners Gorse Nature Reserve Dorset Bird Club

Ornate Shieldbug

Eurydema ornata
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04-04-20 Upwey and Broadwey Area Private garden Paul Harris

Osprey

Pandion haliaetus
No of Records: 9
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07-04-20 Poole Area Rockley Park Nick Mudge
06-04-20 Christchurch Harbour & Mudeford Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group
06-04-20 Poole Harbour Birds Poole Harbour Count = 2 Count = 2
05-04-20 Poole Harbour Birds Poole Harbour Count = 2 Count = 2
05-04-20 Christchurch Area Dorset Bird Club
05-04-20 Wareham Area Dorset Bird Club
04-04-20 Poole Harbour Birds Poole Harbour Count = 2 Count = 2
04-04-20 Dorchester Area Lower Bockhampton Chris Courtaux
04-04-20 Wimborne Area Colehill Dorset Bird Club

Red Kite

Milvus milvus
No of Records: 17
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Red-throated Diver

Gavia stellata
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Serin

Serinus serinus
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04-04-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Edmund Mackrill
04-04-20 Portland Area Blacknor Portland Bird Observatory

Spoonbill

Platalea leucorodia
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06-04-20 Christchurch Harbour & Mudeford Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

Spotted Redshank

Tringa erythropus
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05-04-20 Stanpit Marsh Local Nature Reserve Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

White Stork

Ciconia ciconia
No of Records: 3
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07-04-20 Bere Regis Area Morden Retweet Count = 4 Count = 4
06-04-20 Wareham West Mill Birds Poole Harbour
04-04-20 Dorchester Area Kingston Maurward Dorset Bird Club