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The nature of Dorset for this week over the years

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  • Cyclic Week: 

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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 189 records
    Species Scientific Name Interest Level 2018 2017
    Title Title
    Adder Vipera berus
    4
    2
    Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus
    3
    1
    Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
    3
    1
    Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
    3
    1
    Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
    4
    1 1
    Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
    4
    1 1
    Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
    2
    3 1
    Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica
    4
    1
    Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
    2
    4 3
    Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
    1
    2
    Bloody Nosed Beetle Timarcha tenebricosa
    3
    1
    Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus
    4
    6
    Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
    4
    1
    Brent Goose Branta bernicla
    2
    1
    Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni
    1
    6
    Brown Hare Lepus europaeus
    3
    1
    Buzzard Buteo buteo
    2
    2
    Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
    5
    1
    Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
    5
    1 2
    Cettis Warbler Cettia cetti
    3
    1
    Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
    2
    10 4
    Clouded Drab Orthosia incerta
    1
    2
    Clouded Yellow Colias crocea
    3
    1
    Comma Polygonia c-album
    1
    1 1
    Common Frog Rana temporaria
    1
    1
    Common Green Shieldbug Palomena prasina
    2
    1 1
    Common Quaker Orthosa stabilis
    1
    1
    Common Scoter Mellanita nigra
    4
    1 5
    Common Seal Phoca vitulina
    3
    1 1
    Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
    3
    1
    Cuckooflower Cardamine pratensis
    2
    2
    Curlew Numenius arquata
    1
    1
    Dark Swordgrass Agrotis ipsilon
    3
    2
    Dark-edged Bee-fly Bombylius major
    2
    1
    Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata
    4
    2 1
    Diamond-back Moth Plutella xylostella
    1
    1
    Dipper Cinclus cinclus
    4
    2
    Early Spider Orchid Ophrys sphegodes
    5
    1
    Egyptian Goose Alopochen aeqyptiacus
    1
    3

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