Portland

Species seen on Portland at sites other than the featured nature reserves.

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Kestrel on Portland

Owls and cats aren't the only ones catching voles around here. Kestrel in the last of the afternoon sunlight https://t.co/U4isEyL1i9

Tweet Date:
15/01/2017 - 17:00
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Barn Owl at Portland

Barn Owls 1 this morning and 2 here this evening, the morning back-lighting was nice for a change https://t.co/6OBvQzPCrF
Tweet Date:
14/01/2017 - 20:45
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Short-eared owl at Portland

What a fantastic day,ended with at least 7 Short Eared Owls up close and personal on Portland tonight. https://t.co/KQGIh30DX4
Tweet Date:
22/01/2017 - 20:30
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Short Eared Owl on Portland

Short Eared Owl frame fillingly close to coastal path earlier this week. https://t.co/KcSlPFWBI8
Tweet Date:
27/01/2017 - 19:15
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Barn Owl at Portland

Shame about the poor light but this lovely Barn Owl also entertained us in the same fields. https://t.co/xbofxiadkf
Tweet Date:
04/02/2017 - 18:30
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Short Eared Owls at Portland

Back to the Short Eared Owls on Portland this afternoon ,at least five birds on show. https://t.co/hmSN5ukSnO
Tweet Date:
04/02/2017 - 18:15
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Short-earfed owl at Portland

Privileged to spend an hour with this bird when the sun came out late this afternoon. https://t.co/2mBFlHH5Td
Tweet Date:
06/03/2017 - 21:00
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Meadow Pipit on Portland

At least 120 Meadow Pipits flew over or through the garden this afternoon, some stopped in for a wash-&-brushup https://t.co/d3Dy2Izvdk
Tweet Date:
16/03/2017 - 21:00
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debbyseamist: Black Redstarts are uncommon in our garden but this one spent the afternoon https://t.co/lxSGp4yCuN

Black Redstarts are uncommon in our garden but this one spent the afternoon https://t.co/lxSGp4yCuN
Tweet Date:
27/03/2017 - 17:30
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debbyseamist: Final tally: 8 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler in the garden today #birdmigration https://t.co/WsJR5wDZcs

Final tally: 8 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler in the garden today #birdmigration https://t.co/WsJR5wDZcs
Tweet Date:
29/03/2017 - 20:45
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debbyseamist: Finally something in the moth trap besides Hebrew Character, the Mullein #moths https://t.co/lQreytfGZd

Finally something in the moth trap besides Hebrew Character, the Mullein #moths https://t.co/lQreytfGZd
Tweet Date:
03/04/2017 - 16:15
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debbyseamist: One of the Wheatears that came through at Reap Lane this morning https://t.co/6m3FiDt6MS

One of the Wheatears that came through at Reap Lane this morning https://t.co/6m3FiDt6MS
Tweet Date:
10/04/2017 - 17:30
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Some additional observations at this site via Twitter from our contributors.

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Species Recorded by Record Datesort descending Tweet Photo? View Tweet
Ian Andrews Yes view
Ian Andrews Yes view
Ian Andrews Yes view
Debby Saunders 14/01/2017 - 20:45 Barn Owls 1 this morning and 2 here this evening, the morning back-lighting was nice for a change https://t.co/6OBvQzPCrF Yes view
Debby Saunders 15/01/2017 - 17:00

Owls and cats aren't the only ones catching voles around here. Kestrel in the last of the afternoon sunlight https://t.co/U4isEyL1i9

Yes view
Peter Coe 22/01/2017 - 20:30 What a fantastic day,ended with at least 7 Short Eared Owls up close and personal on Portland tonight. https://t.co/KQGIh30DX4 Yes view
Peter Coe 27/01/2017 - 19:15 Short Eared Owl frame fillingly close to coastal path earlier this week. https://t.co/KcSlPFWBI8 Yes view
Peter Coe 04/02/2017 - 18:15 Back to the Short Eared Owls on Portland this afternoon ,at least five birds on show. https://t.co/hmSN5ukSnO Yes view
Peter Coe 04/02/2017 - 18:30 Shame about the poor light but this lovely Barn Owl also entertained us in the same fields. https://t.co/xbofxiadkf Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 23/02/2017 - 22:45 Today's Portland sightings incl a bit more on the Kumlien's Gull https://t.co/Miy0h3bWjb https://t.co/49MZ0PsZPR No
Bob Ford 28/02/2017 - 17:15 RT @bobthebirder: Also two great northern divers off Underbarn No
Retweet 01/03/2017 - 09:30 RT @LiamLangley1: Hume's Warbler showed briefly in dell beyond wooded area along Thumb Lane, Portland at c08.56. My first lifer of 2017! @B… No
Retweet 02/03/2017 - 15:15 RT @Portland_Nature: Hummingbird Hawk-moth active in West Cliff gardens - no more heartwarming sight at the end of winter. 😎 @MigrantMothUK No
Portland Bird Observatory 04/03/2017 - 13:30 Iceland Gull following the plough for a while in Top Fields this mrng per Richard Newton No
Peter Coe 06/03/2017 - 21:00 Privileged to spend an hour with this bird when the sun came out late this afternoon. https://t.co/2mBFlHH5Td Yes view
Retweet 11/03/2017 - 10:00 RT @01000011S: Humes Warbler 8:30 thumb lane Portland @RareBirdAlertUK @BirdGuides No
Portland Bird Observatory 16/03/2017 - 09:45 Yellow Wagtail north over Blacknor this mrng per Grahame Walbridge No
Debby Saunders 16/03/2017 - 21:00 At least 120 Meadow Pipits flew over or through the garden this afternoon, some stopped in for a wash-&-brushup https://t.co/d3Dy2Izvdk Yes view
Retweet 18/03/2017 - 14:00 RT @CricketCoach68: @PortlandBirdObs 2 x Slav + 2 x black neck off sandford. No
Retweet 18/03/2017 - 14:00 RT @CricketCoach68: @PortlandBirdObs 2 x Slav + 2 x black neck off sandford. No
James Phillips [lookin4spoonies] 18/03/2017 - 17:00 RT @lookin4spoonies: 16:40hrs: Hume's Leaf Warbler very vocal from Thumb Lane this afternoon @PortlandBirdObs No
Portland Bird Observatory 19/03/2017 - 12:00 Iceland Gull Barleycrates Ln + the Hume's W hrd but not seen Thumb Ln - thx Graham Bright for the call. No
Portland Bird Observatory 19/03/2017 - 12:00 Iceland Gull Barleycrates Ln + the Hume's W hrd but not seen Thumb Ln - thx Graham Bright for the call. No
Debby Saunders 19/03/2017 - 12:30 Iceland Gull few north from Barleycrates No
Retweet 21/03/2017 - 15:00 RT @amythebirder: @PortlandBirdObs Hume's Warbler gave itself up again intermittently between 1235 & 1300 at Thumb Lane. Elusive thing! @Bi… No
Retweet 22/03/2017 - 20:00 RT @amythebirder: Hume's Warbler was always too quick for a photo, but good to hear it calling - https://t.co/KZVkRSG26j @PortlandBirdObs #… No
Retweet 22/03/2017 - 20:15 RT @amythebirder: Another highlight - Adder basking in the sun at Thumb Lane! @PortlandBirdObs @ARGroupsUK #notjustbirds https://t.co/su9wd… No
Peter Coe 22/03/2017 - 21:00 Fantastic evening with Portland's Short Eared Owl's tonight, at least six birds on show. https://t.co/cFO5VtNCzj No
Portland Bird Observatory 24/03/2017 - 08:15 Marsh Harrier north over Blacknor per Grahame Walbridge No
Debby Saunders 26/03/2017 - 11:00 Strong passage of mostly Meadow Pipits and Linnets along the West Cliffs with a Sand Martin and a Ringed Plover No
Debby Saunders 26/03/2017 - 11:00 Strong passage of mostly Meadow Pipits and Linnets along the West Cliffs with a Sand Martin and a Ringed Plover No
Debby Saunders 26/03/2017 - 11:00 Strong passage of mostly Meadow Pipits and Linnets along the West Cliffs with a Sand Martin and a Ringed Plover No
Debby Saunders 26/03/2017 - 11:00 Strong passage of mostly Meadow Pipits and Linnets along the West Cliffs with a Sand Martin and a Ringed Plover No
Debby Saunders 27/03/2017 - 17:30 Black Redstarts are uncommon in our garden but this one spent the afternoon https://t.co/lxSGp4yCuN Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 29/03/2017 - 15:45 Iceland Gull this afternoon at Balaclava Bay/south end of Portland Hbr per Bruce Park & Roger Hewitt; no sign of any Twite at Fancy's Fm No
Debby Saunders 29/03/2017 - 20:45 Final tally: 8 Chiffchaff, 5 Willow Warbler in the garden today #birdmigration https://t.co/WsJR5wDZcs Yes view
Debby Saunders 01/04/2017 - 07:15 Iceland Gull Bill Hill in field west of the Bill road No
Paul and Anne 01/04/2017 - 09:30 RT @PaulandAnne57: 5 Blackcap, 4 CC. Suckthumb Q. 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear. B.crates/Reap Lane. No
Paul and Anne 01/04/2017 - 09:30 RT @PaulandAnne57: 5 Blackcap, 4 CC. Suckthumb Q. 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear. B.crates/Reap Lane. No
Paul and Anne 01/04/2017 - 09:30 RT @PaulandAnne57: 5 Blackcap, 4 CC. Suckthumb Q. 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear. B.crates/Reap Lane. No
Paul and Anne 01/04/2017 - 09:30 RT @PaulandAnne57: 5 Blackcap, 4 CC. Suckthumb Q. 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear. B.crates/Reap Lane. No
Retweet 01/04/2017 - 12:00 RT @GlenOrioleglen: Humes Warbler calling occasionally & seen briefly between Thumb Lane & path to quarry. Very elusive, but nice and warm… No
Retweet 01/04/2017 - 20:45 RT @Shambles151: Today on Portland. First Comma of the year. https://t.co/OuBakGIbz7 No
Joe Stockwell 02/04/2017 - 12:00 Hume's Warbler being a s**t at Thumb Lane, called one in last 30 minutes and shown briefly 3 times. No
Debby Saunders 03/04/2017 - 16:15 Finally something in the moth trap besides Hebrew Character, the Mullein #moths https://t.co/lQreytfGZd Yes view
Wawlee 03/04/2017 - 20:00 Fantastic few hours on Portland yesterday with the Short Eared Owls. https://t.co/u5JDNNOxfd No
Paul and Anne 05/04/2017 - 10:00 RT @PaulandAnne57: 1 Blackcap, 5 CC . 1 WW. Suckthumb Q. 2 Wheatear .B.crates/Reap L. No
Paul and Anne 05/04/2017 - 10:00 RT @PaulandAnne57: 1 Blackcap, 5 CC . 1 WW. Suckthumb Q. 2 Wheatear .B.crates/Reap L. No
Paul and Anne 05/04/2017 - 10:00 RT @PaulandAnne57: 1 Blackcap, 5 CC . 1 WW. Suckthumb Q. 2 Wheatear .B.crates/Reap L. No
Paul and Anne 05/04/2017 - 10:00 RT @PaulandAnne57: 1 Blackcap, 5 CC . 1 WW. Suckthumb Q. 2 Wheatear .B.crates/Reap L. No

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