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  • Auks, Petrels, Shearwaters and Gannets

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    This chart shows the number of records per species within this species group:

    The intention of this chart is to show which species within this species group are recorded most often. This does not necessarily mean that a species with a lot of records is the most common! Twitter contributors only tend to report their most interesting sightings so the chart is a mixture of commonality and level of interest. Although of most interest, rarer species will be seen less often so will be recorded less often. To see the totals for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.

    This chart shows the number of records per site for this species group:

    The intention of this chart is to show which sites in Dorset provide conditions most suited to this species group and so may indicate the best places to go to see them. To see the totals for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.

    This chart shows the number of records per month for this species group where there are records (see note below):

    The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species group is most likely to be seen. The total per month is across all years; to see the total for a particular year select that year in the filter at the top.