Sightings03/04/2023

Harbour Update – posted 03/04/23

What a beautiful day. Loads of Brimstone Butterfly were on the wing and it definitely felt like there were more Chiffchaff around and the first wave of Blackcap had arrived in various woodlands. It’s seemed to have been a slow spring for Med Gulls in the harbour so far, but 329 over Lytchett Bay this evening in just over an hour suggested that there could be a bit of a late arrival. There were more new Osprey arrivals today with our old favourite ‘Beaky’ dropping down on to her favoured Middlebere nest platform mid-morning, and another was seen on another nest platform briefly on private land. ‘Beaky’ often spends around a week utilising the Middlebere platform before moving on to a destination unknown. There were White-tailed Eagle sightings over the Wareham Channel and Middlebere

This evening, we also published an exciting job advert which see’s us looking to build our team with a dynamic and varied job role on offer. If you think you have what it takes to help us build and deliver our growing range of public events, including our expanding public and school bird boat schedule, then you can read the full job advert HERE.

 

Osprey on Middlebere nest platform

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