Sightings17/06/2015

Harbour Update – posted 16/06/15

There were more signs of autumn yesterday with the seasons first juvenile Willow Warblers along the Arne Road. Two lovely lemon yellow individuals calling from the roadside in the company of several juvenile Chiffchaff. Another Green Sandpiper was at RSPB Lytchett Fields with 11 Teal and 2 Curlew were out in Lytchett Bay. On Brownsea a Grey Plover was present with 8 Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Hobby were feeding over the reed bed on the DWT managed part of the reserve. After analysing a few nights worth of recording from the lower Frome Valley (Swineham area). A selection of highlights included a fly over Little Grebe (thanks Nick Hopper for ID), a few parties of Curlew heading up/down the Frome Valley, more hunting Nightjar and several displaying Redshank and Lapwing.

Little Grebe – Flight call of a bird moving at night – Lower Frome Valley 16/06/15 

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