2017 - Port & Wey Bird Species

Birds I have recorded on the Isle of Portland and Weymouth area since 30 May 17

*Birds first seen in bold red with dates
(Species of real interest in Pink)

Totals including Species Sub-species and Races, as of 3 Dec 17:- 148

Species
Black-throated Diver - 3 Dec (Portland Harbour)
Great Northern Diver - 19 Nov (Portland Harbour)
Great Crested Grebe - 12 Jun (Radipole)
Black-necked Grebe - 3 Dec (Portland Harbour)
Little Grebe - 30 Jun (Radipole)
Fulmar - 9 Jun (Grove Cliff)
Sooty Shearwater - 12 Jun (Portland)
Manx Shearwater - 12 Jun (Portland)
Balearic Shearwater - 28 Jul (The Bill)
Storm Petrel - 28 Jul (The Bill)
Leach's Petrel - 21 Oct (Chesil Cove)
Gannet - 12 Jun (Portland)
Cormorant - 8 Jun (Weymouth Harbour)
Shag - 5 Jul (Portland)
Bittern
Cattle Egret
Great White Egret  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Little Egret- 12 Jun (Portland Harbour)
Grey Heron - 4 Aug (Radipole)
White Stork
Mute Swan - 1 Jun (Radipole)
Bewick's Swan
Greylag Goose  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
White-fronted Goose
Dark-bellied Brent Goose - 10 Oct 17 (Ferrybridge)
Pale-bellied Brent Goose - 10 Oct 17 (Ferrybridge)
Barnacle Goose
Canada Goose -  5 Jun (Radipole)
Shelduck  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Ruddy Shelduck
Egyptian Goose
Mandarin
Mallard - 1 Jun (Radipole)
Gadwall - 30 Jun (Radipole)
Garganey
Wigeon
Teal  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Pintail
Shoveler
Red-crested Pochard
Tufted Duck - 1 Jun (Radipole)
Greater Scaup
Pochard - 4 Aug (Radipole)
Ferruginous Duck
Common Scoter - 3 Aug (Portland Bill)
Goldeneye
Goosander - 27 Nov (Portland Harbour)
Red-breasted Merganser - 3 Nov (Portland Harbour)
Smew
Osprey
Red Kite
Sparrowhawk - 9 Jun (Grove Cliff)
Goshawk
Buzzard - 2 Jun (Wakeham)
Honey Buzzard
Marsh Harrier
Hen Harrier
Peregrine Falcon - 2 Jun (Wakeham)
Hobby - 17 Sep (Bumpers Lane)
Merlin - 21 Oct (Chesil Beach)
Kestrel - 2 Jun (Wakeham)
Red-footed Falcon
Pheasant - 26 Aug (Wakeham)
Grey Partridge
Red-legged Partridge
Quail
Water Rail - 25 Oct (Wakeham)
Moorhen  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Coot - 14 Jun (Radipole)
Common Crane
Oystercatcher - 6 Jun (The Fleet)
Avocet
Ringed Plover - 22 Jun (The Fleet)
Little Ringed Plover  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Golden Plover
Lapwing  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Dunlin - 15 Jun (The Fleet)
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling - 3 Aug (The Fleet)
Little Stint - 29 Sep (Ferrybridge)
Least Sandpiper - 12 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Purple Sandpiper - 12 Nov (The Bill)
Ruff
Buff-breasted Sandpiper - 13 Sep (Southwell)
Snipe - Broadcroft Quarry Lane Pools (13 Nov)
Jack Snipe
Woodcock
Bar-tailed Godwit - 13 Sep (The Fleet)
Black-tailed Godwit  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Curlew - 4 Aug (The Fleet)
Whimbrel - 20 Aug (Southwell)
Spotted Redshank
Redshank - 12 Aug (Southwell)
Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper - 12 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Common Sandpiper - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Stilt Sandpiper - 12 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Turnstone - 3 Aug (The Fleet)
Grey Phalarope - 15 Sep (Chesil Cove)
Arctic Skua - 28 Jul (The Bill)
Great Skua - 7 Oct (The Bill)
Black-headed Gull - 1 Jun (Fleet)
Little Gull
Mediterranean Gull - 19 Jun (Weymouth Bay)
Herring Gull -  30 May (Wakeham)
Yellow-legged Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull - 1 Jun (Fleet)
Great Black-backed Gull -  5 Jun (Fleet)
Common Gull - 1 Jun (Fleet)
Kittiwake  - 3 Aug (Portland Bill)
Little Tern - 12 Jun (Portland Harbour)
Arctic Tern
Common Tern - 14 Jun (Radipole)
Sandwich Tern - 19 Jun (Weymouth Bay)
Black Tern
Guillemot - 5 Jul (Portland)
Stock Dove -  27 Jun (Wakeham)
Wood Pigeon -  31 May (Wakeham)
Collared Dove -  30 May (Wakeham)
Ring-necked Parakeet
Cuckoo
Little Owl - 19 Nov (Bumpers Lane)
Short-eared Owl
Long-eared Owl
Tawny Owl
Barn Owl - 16 Oct (Bumpers Lane Quarry)
Swift -  31 May (Wakeham)
Kingfisher  - 8 Sep (Lodmoor RSPB Reserve)
Hoopoe - 4 Sep (Portland Bird Observatory)
Green Woodpecker - 7 Aug (Lodmoor)
Great Spotted Woodpecker - 18 Oct (Wakeham)
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Wryneck - 6 Sep (Portland Bird Observatory)
Skylark - 8 Jun (The Fleet)
Sand Martin - 6 Jul (Wakeham)
House Martin - 2 Jun (Wakeham)
Swallow -  31 May (Wakeham)
Tree Pipit - 26 Aug (Wakeham)
Meadow Pipit - 6 Jun (The Fleet)
Rock Pipit - 2 Jul (SW Coast path)
White Wagtail, Motacilla alba alba
Grey Wagtail - 29 Aug (Wakeham)
Yellow Wagtail - 20 Aug (Southwell)
Waxwing
Dunnock - 1 Jun (Wakeham)
Nightingale - 14 Sep (Obs Quarry)
Robin -  31 May (Wakeham)
Stonechat - 3 Aug (Portland Bill)
Whinchat - 3 Aug (Portland Bill)
Common Redstart - 4 Sep (Portland Bird Observatory)
Black Redstart - 19 Oct (Hut Fields, Portland)
Wheatear - 11 Aug (Chesil Beach)
Blackbird -  31 May (Wakeham)
Ring Ouzel - 16 Sep (Southwell)
Fieldfare - 29 Oct (Wakeham)
Redwing - 19 Oct 17 (Wakeham)
Song Thrush -  1 Jun (Radipole)
Mistle Thrush
Grasshopper Warbler
Reed Warbler - 14 Jun (Radipole)
Sedge Warbler - 30 Jun (Radipole)
Cetti's Warbler - 1 Jun (Radipole)
Garden Warbler - 23 Aug (Bumpers Lane Quarry)
Common Whitethroat - 10 Jun (Broadcroft Quarry)
Lesser Whitethroat - 12 Aug (Southwell)
Blackcap - 1 Jun (Wakeham)
Greenish Warbler - 24 Sep (Portland Bird Observatory)
Siberian Chiffchaff - 21 Nov (St Andrew Church Grounds)
Chiffchaff -  30 May (Wakeham)
Willow Warbler - 25 Jul (Bumpers Lane)
Radde's Warbler - 25 Oct (Quarry Lane)
Pallas's Warbler - 18 Nov (Broadcroft Quarry Lane)
Yellow-browed Warbler - 27 Sep (Pennsylvania Castle)
Goldcrest - 19 Jun (Nothe Fort)
Firecrest - 30 Sep (Penn's Weare)
Red-breasted Flycatcher - 16 Oct (Broadcroft Quarry)
Spotted Flycatcher -  1 Jun (Radipole)
Pied Flycatcher
Bearded Reedling  - 30 Jun (Radipole)
Long-tailed Tit - 29 Sep (Penn's Weare)
Marsh Tit
Willow Tit
Coal Tit
Great Tit -  1 Jun (Radipole)
Blue Tit -  31 May (Wakeham)
Nuthatch
Treecreeper
Wren -  30 May (Wakeham)
Dipper
Jay
Magpie - 2 Jun (Wakeham)
Rook - 14 Jun (The Fleet)
Carrion Crow -  31 May (Wakeham)
Jackdaw -  31 May (Wakeham)
Raven -  31 May (Wakeham)
Starling - 5 Jun (Wyke Regis)
House Sparrow -  30 May (Wakeham)
Tree Sparrow
Brambling
Chaffinch -  31 May (Wakeham)
Lesser Redpoll, Acanthis cabaret - 16 Oct (Broadcroft Quarry)
Common Redpoll, Acanthis flammea
Linnet -  31 May (Wakeham)
Siskin - 25 Sep (Bumpers Lane)
Goldfinch -  30 May (Wakeham)
Greenfinch -  31 May (Wakeham)
Serin - 8 Aug (Wakeham)
Bullfinch - 29 Oct (Wakeham)
Hawfinch
Crossbill
Corn Bunting - 4 Jun (Wakeham)
Yellowhammer
Reed Bunting - 9 Jun (Radipole)

Sub Species
Pied Wagtail, Motacilla alba yarelli -  31 May (Wakeham)

Races

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Also

Escapees, Ferals, Possibles Etc.
Feral Pigeon
Lovebird  -  21 Jun (Wakeham)