Harbour Update – posted 23/02/16

It was a beautiful day today, with plenty of opportunity for some scenic photography. Calm waters and golden sunshine made everything seem very spring like and the birds certainly thought so too. At Holton Lee four species of thrush were in full voice as Blackbird, Song and Mistle Thrush belted out their familiar repertoires, as a flock of 50+ Redwing took it in turns to test out their voices out in unfamiliar surroundings. At Holton Lee Woodlark were back on territory and male Reed Buntings were also singing from the reedbeds, some in their summer finery. At Baiter late afternoon, Med Gulls were everywhere and 2 Sandwich Tern were feeding along the shore. Bar-tailed Godwit could be seen feeding over towards Sandbanks. At PCW a few of the over-wintering Chiffchaff were singing away and a Kingfisher dashed by. At Sandford Heath, 2 Woodlark were also singing and several Dartford Warbler were active. At RSPB Lytchett Fields a Merlin, Spoonbill, Spotted Redshank and an Avocet were the best of the bunch. 

Sunset over the Frome Valley – Paul Morton



Sunset over Hamworthy Beach – Michelle Collier



Grey Heron flock – Wareham Channel – Paul Morton

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