Portland Bird Observatory

Species records for species caught and ringd at the observatory or seen from the observation tower.

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These are some photographs of species seen at this site that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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RT @wawlee: Humes Leaf Warbler at the Craft center, Portland today. This little firecracker is another lifer! 😀 https://t.co/xatoxh8Gln
Tweet Date:
20/02/2017 - 22:00
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Some migrants today: Firecrest and Chiffchaff both new in at the Obs this mrng https://t.co/WrL3DvVkVp
Tweet Date:
28/02/2017 - 12:15
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Our first immigrant moth of the year - a Dark Sword Grass - at the Obs last night: https://t.co/ghwexRJpWK
Tweet Date:
10/03/2017 - 08:00
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Goldcrest - another overdue first for the spring at the Obs: https://t.co/kpILNuzVVy
Tweet Date:
11/03/2017 - 09:15
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adult male Sparrowhawks are usually too clever to get trapped in our nets - not today though https://t.co/J0MiJco7OJ
Tweet Date:
16/03/2017 - 11:45
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Also had good views of this little fellow in the Obs quarry just taken in s few evening rays. #LittleOwl https://t.co/0CrWqfOwLx
Tweet Date:
09/04/2017 - 20:45
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A nice Greenland Wheatear amongst a small arrival of new migrants this mrng https://t.co/BkREKe3Qes
Tweet Date:
11/04/2017 - 09:00
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An oddball this mrng: a Garden Warbler with white outer tail feathers https://t.co/VCpwE5u1L0
Tweet Date:
26/04/2017 - 07:45
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RT @stilts38: Didn't expect to see one of these today Wood Warbler PBO Dorset..😀 https://t.co/AFMmL7ySEg
Tweet Date:
28/04/2017 - 12:45
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A Ni Moth the highlight from this mrng's Obs moths: https://t.co/8uIGqYbM8X
Tweet Date:
30/05/2017 - 07:30
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Greenish Warbler just been trapped and ringed at the Obs; was in song for a little while before being trapped: https://t.co/nciYOuPb1p
Tweet Date:
01/06/2017 - 12:15
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Also on the ringing front, last night the first 2 Storm Petrels of the summer trapped at the Bill https://t.co/RqqI81xA25
Tweet Date:
13/06/2017 - 09:45
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Species Recorded by Record Datesort ascending Tweet Photo? View Tweet
Peter Coe 23/07/2017 - 17:30 Great Shearwater off Portland Bill this afternoon. Slightly better than my last effort a few days ago. https://t.co/b291Uux54m No
Portland Bird Observatory 22/07/2017 - 16:45 No rarer immigrant moths last night but in yday's bird excitement we forgot to mention a Splendid Brocade & a Mere… https://t.co/Y7oNO7c9cq No
Portland Bird Observatory 21/07/2017 - 09:45 Blimey, they do sometimes go by the Bill: CORY'S just gone west! No
Retweet 19/07/2017 - 17:00 RT @stilts38: Hummingbird Hawk-moth at the PBO https://t.co/XnmUBVtgsC Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 16/07/2017 - 11:15 Doesn't seem any time ago that the first WWs of the spring were arriving, but already we've got the first of their… https://t.co/mB3J8fXhUa No
Portland Bird Observatory 16/07/2017 - 10:00 V few common immigrant moths at the Obs last night so another Splendid Brocade was a bit of a surprise: https://t.co/i6yun7Qdj7 Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 14/07/2017 - 08:45 Been a good run of butterflies in the moth-traps just lately - latest the first 2nd gen Wall Brown of the summer th… https://t.co/U8edBNdNuZ No
Portland Bird Observatory 13/07/2017 - 10:00 Moth numbers/variety improved again with a Ni Moth the best immigrant at the Obs https://t.co/DQGdj0Cqv3 Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 10/07/2017 - 12:45 ...best at the Obs a Splendid Brocade https://t.co/Fyt02nFJXe Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 09/07/2017 - 16:00 @debbyseamist 2 Small Marbled at the Obs as well last night No
Portland Bird Observatory 05/07/2017 - 11:00 Been some nice rewards from getting acutely sleep deprived just recently, latest being 8 Storm Petrels netted at th… https://t.co/NNSFG1PczE No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/06/2017 - 23:15 ...but have just heard the first Common Sand of the autumn flying over in the lashing rain outside so maybe tomorrow will be better. No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/06/2017 - 11:30 ...20 SY, 12 DSGrass, 8 exigua & 2 Small Marbled + long list of local scarcities. No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/06/2017 - 11:30 ...20 SY, 12 DSGrass, 8 exigua & 2 Small Marbled + long list of local scarcities. No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/06/2017 - 11:30 ...20 SY, 12 DSGrass, 8 exigua & 2 Small Marbled + long list of local scarcities. No
Portland Bird Observatory 26/06/2017 - 14:00 Evergestis limbata a long-overdue Portland first at the Obs last night - only about 15 years later than expected https://t.co/6k8CW3KFx4 Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 23/06/2017 - 12:30 RT @PBOprof: Few birds in the nets but 2nd&3rd Lunar Hornet Clearwing for PBO,see https://t.co/wfFvPDSAAn later for fascinating story on di… No
Portland Bird Observatory 20/06/2017 - 22:45 Today's Portland sightings https://t.co/Miy0h3bWjb https://t.co/KIQXGNvO9e Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 13/06/2017 - 09:45 Also on the ringing front, last night the first 2 Storm Petrels of the summer trapped at the Bill https://t.co/RqqI81xA25 Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 01/06/2017 - 15:15 A few brief views of the Greenish in the Obs front garden during the last half hour - it's v elusive and isn't singing or calling any more. No
Portland Bird Observatory 01/06/2017 - 12:15 Greenish Warbler just been trapped and ringed at the Obs; was in song for a little while before being trapped: https://t.co/nciYOuPb1p Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 30/05/2017 - 10:15 Garden Tiger an unseasonable capture at the Obs today - common moth here but quite often don't one in June let alon… https://t.co/AbqaKHVXGc No
Portland Bird Observatory 30/05/2017 - 07:30 A Ni Moth the highlight from this mrng's Obs moths: https://t.co/8uIGqYbM8X Yes view
Retweet 19/05/2017 - 20:30 RT @PGrennard: Hummingbird Hawkmoth Portland Bird Observatory https://t.co/xEP9NAqMOr No
Retweet 19/05/2017 - 03:00 RT @LeeEvansBirding: Now that's what you call a COMMON RAVEN - affording me a fabulous view today at @PortlandBirdObs https://t.co/U1vLzB2V… No
Portland Bird Observatory 18/05/2017 - 14:00 The second Golden Oriole just trapped and ringed at the Obs No
Portland Bird Observatory 18/05/2017 - 10:30 2 Red rumped Swallows over the Obs No
Portland Bird Observatory 18/05/2017 - 08:15 2 Golden Orioles this mrng: the original bird still about + new individual just trapped and ringed at the Obs (both in view simultaneously) No
Retweet 14/05/2017 - 15:45 RT @PGrennard: 7 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies, 15 Manxies & 12 Scoter past Portland Bill this pm. No
Retweet 14/05/2017 - 15:45 RT @PGrennard: 7 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies, 15 Manxies & 12 Scoter past Portland Bill this pm. No
Retweet 14/05/2017 - 15:45 RT @PGrennard: 7 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies, 15 Manxies & 12 Scoter past Portland Bill this pm. No
Retweet 14/05/2017 - 15:45 RT @PGrennard: 7 Arctic Skuas, 2 Bonxies, 15 Manxies & 12 Scoter past Portland Bill this pm. No
Portland Bird Observatory 13/05/2017 - 07:30 Sm upturn in immigrant moth activity: 13 SY, 12 Diamond-back, 2 DSGrass, singles Rusty-dot, Rush Veneer & Pearly U from the Obs traps. No
Portland Bird Observatory 13/05/2017 - 07:30 Sm upturn in immigrant moth activity: 13 SY, 12 Diamond-back, 2 DSGrass, singles Rusty-dot, Rush Veneer & Pearly U from the Obs traps. No
Portland Bird Observatory 13/05/2017 - 07:30 Sm upturn in immigrant moth activity: 13 SY, 12 Diamond-back, 2 DSGrass, singles Rusty-dot, Rush Veneer & Pearly U from the Obs traps. No
Portland Bird Observatory 06/05/2017 - 08:45 The last 4 Cove Poms just going east off the Bill. No
Portland Bird Observatory 05/05/2017 - 10:45 Blasting easterly = plenty on the move overhead but not so much grounded; another 300 Swifts through at the Bill so far this mrng. No
Retweet 29/04/2017 - 22:30 RT @fsteuk: Evening seawatch off the bill: 3 Arctic Skua, 53 Barwit and 5 Whimbrel the best @portlandbirdobs No
Retweet 29/04/2017 - 22:30 RT @fsteuk: Evening seawatch off the bill: 3 Arctic Skua, 53 Barwit and 5 Whimbrel the best @portlandbirdobs No
Retweet 29/04/2017 - 22:30 RT @fsteuk: Evening seawatch off the bill: 3 Arctic Skua, 53 Barwit and 5 Whimbrel the best @portlandbirdobs No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Portland Bird Observatory 28/04/2017 - 14:45 RT @PBOprof: Overcast at PBO, steady 100+ ringed,85 percent.WW,nearly all fem.Also wood,reed,sedge,garden wblrs,Blackcap and Whitethroat St… No
Retweet 28/04/2017 - 12:45 RT @stilts38: Didn't expect to see one of these today Wood Warbler PBO Dorset..😀 https://t.co/AFMmL7ySEg Yes view
Portland Bird Observatory 26/04/2017 - 21:00 RT @PBOprof: Clear sky & frost early on at PBO. Nice to see even with clear sky, flurry of mixed species. LWT,GdnW,GrsprW,Rrdst,Bcap mostly… No
Portland Bird Observatory 26/04/2017 - 21:00 RT @PBOprof: Clear sky & frost early on at PBO. Nice to see even with clear sky, flurry of mixed species. LWT,GdnW,GrsprW,Rrdst,Bcap mostly… No

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