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The nature of Dorset for this week over the years

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    These are the species that have been reported during this week number since the database began in January 2017:

    This is a guide as to what species you might see during this week each year. Sightings in one year do not, of course, guarantee sightings in other years but where a species has records for more than one year then it probably means it will be seen during the current year too! Remember also that the number of records is NOT the number of that species seen but the number of reports that that species has been seen. It could be 6 people saw 1 specimen or 1 person saw 6 specimens of that species or any combination in between! The rarer the bird the more likely the 6 people saw 1 and the more common the bird the more likely more were seen. Remember, it is only a guide to help you in your search to see a species.

    Displaying 1 - 50 of 227 records
    Species Scientific Name Interest Level 2017 2018 2019 Total
    Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
    3
    2 1 2 5
    Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
    3
    2 2
    Barn Owl Tyto alba
    3
    1 2 3
    Bittern Botaurus stellaris
    4
    2 1 3
    Black Brant Branta bernicla nigricans
    4
    1 1 2
    Black Headed Gull Larus ridibundus
    1
    1 1
    Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
    4
    1 5 6
    Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
    4
    1 2 5 8
    Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
    2
    1 4 5
    Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica
    4
    5 1 6
    Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
    2
    1 2 3
    Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus
    4
    1 1
    Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
    4
    2 2
    Brent Goose Branta bernicla
    2
    2 2 1 5
    Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
    1
    1 1
    Brimstone Moth Opisthograptis luteolata
    2
    1 1
    Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
    2
    1 2 3
    Canada Goose Branta canadensis
    1
    1 1
    Carrion Crow Corvus corone
    1
    1 1
    Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
    5
    8 8
    Cettis Warbler Cettia cetti
    3
    1 1
    Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs
    1
    1 3 4
    Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
    2
    4 4
    Coal Tit Parus ater
    1
    1 2 3
    Common Frog Rana temporaria
    1
    1 1
    Common Gull Larus canus
    3
    1 1 1 3
    Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
    3
    1 1 2
    Common Scoter Mellanita nigra
    4
    1 1
    Common Seal Phoca vitulina
    3
    1 1 2
    Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
    1
    2 2

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