Sightings08/01/2013

08/01/12

A good selection of areas covered today with South Haven 
hosting 1 Great Northern Diver at the houseboats, 10 Black-necked Grebe, 2 shell Bay, 8 houseboats
, 1 Razorbill in Shell Bay and 9 
Bullfinch. Arne saw 5 
Black-necked Grebe, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 1 
Firecrest, 2 
Crossbill and 1
 Common Seal. Holmebridge still has 1 
Pink-footed Goose, also there 1 
Yellow Legged Gull. Holes Bay/PC world ditch
 saw 90 Avocet, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1
 Grey Wagtail, 3 Chiffchaff. Soldiers Road had a ringtail
 Hen Harrier. The Brownsea Island lagoon counted 5 Spotted Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 150+ Avocet, Shoveler, Grey Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit, Turnstone and a Peregrine. After the camera launch on Brownsea 4 Divers were spotted in a tight loafing group out towards the Royal Motor Yacht Club, they were confirmed as 3 Great Northern Diver and a Black-throated Diver. A Purple Sandpiper was on seaweed covered concrete shelf at North Haven.

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