Sightings05/07/2022

Harbour Update – posted 05/07/22

It was great to see that the Black Redstart family were still active this evening in a small private garden, Poole Quay. Although having moved slightly from the other day, the male was busy still feeding all three newly fledged juveniles. There were more signs of autumn passage with the seasons first Ruff logged at Lytchett Fields along with 2 Little Ringed Plover and 4 Green Sandpiper. Despite having to postpone a run of Puffin cruises recently due to strong wind, tonights rescheduled trip didn’t disappoint with good views of all 4 last remaining Puffin out on the water, along with passing Gannet, plenty of Guillemot, a couple of Razorbill and a 1 lone Fulmar with the added excitement of a Peregrine chase over the tern islands on Brownsea before we even left the harbour. Plenty of Mediterranean Gull were also loafing out on the water in Poole Bay.

Male Black Redstart – Private garden, Poole Quay area

Juvenile Black Redstart, Private garden – Poole Quay area

2 Puffin from this evenings Puffin Cruise

You might also like...

Sightings27/05/2024

Harbour Update – posted 27/05/24

The third Osprey chick hatched this morning at 2:13am, and seems to be keeping up well with it’s…

Find out more
Sightings26/05/2024

Harbour Update – posted 26/05/24

Highlights from a breezy but bright Spring Safari Cruise this morning were a Little Gull on the Brownsea Lagoon,…

Find out more

Call 01202 641 003