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|Common Name||Common Sandpiper|
|Scientific Name||Actitis hypoleucos|
|Look for||The gently bobbing tail|
A passage migrant mainly in the autumn
Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species at these locations:
Please note that the markers show APPROXIMATE locations of the observation, not exact locations! You can find often find out more information about location by looking at the original tweet. Click on any marker to see the name of the location and then click on the location name to see more details about the site where available.
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This chart shows the number of records per month for this species where there are records (see note below):
The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species 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.
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These contributors have submitted records for this species:Displaying 1 - 28 of 28
|Birds Poole Harbour||5|
|Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group||2|
|Dorset Bird Club||1|
|Dorset Wildlife Trust||1|
|Portland Bird Observatory||1|
These are some photographs of this species that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.Displaying 1 - 6 of 6
26/04/2017 - 17:00
27/04/2017 - 20:45
Common Sandpiper wing stretching on Lodmoor. https://t.co/yrFKA2c9bS
08/08/2017 - 18:30
Common Sandpiper reflection on Lodmoor. https://t.co/RNeIagdXpa
23/08/2017 - 19:06
18/09/2017 - 17:34
The original tweets from which these records have been derived:
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|Record Date||Recorded at||Recorded by||Tweet|
|18/01/2018 - 11:30||Portland Harbour||Simon Treasure||
RT @stilts38: Common sandpiper from sandfoot castle on outlet pipe!!
|07/01/2018 - 09:25||Portland Harbour||Joe Stockwell||
Common Sandpiper still at Bincleaves yesterday, seems much more faithful to the sewer pipe than last winter. https://t.co/42VlvwZQvg
|01/01/2018 - 13:07||Portland Harbour||Joe Stockwell||
Red-necked Grebe, 2 Black-throated Diver, 14+ GN Diver, 18+ BN Grebe, Common Sandpiper In Portland Harbour this AM
|29/11/2017 - 15:46||Portland Harbour||Bob Ford|
|26/11/2017 - 13:59||Portland Harbour||Tom Brereton||
Portland Harbour: 7 Black-necked Grebe, Common Sandpiper, Great Northern Diver, 51 Red-breasted Merganser
|19/10/2017 - 11:38||Lodmoor Nature Reserve||Freddy Alway||
Lodmoor. Lylegs. 3 lit stint. 1 com sand. 40+ snipe.dunlin. rp. Gwe. Marsh harrier. 2 firecrest.
|07/10/2017 - 17:54||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Brett Spencer||
Poor for waders on The Fleet today, with high water levels. 5 Dunlin, 2 Bar-wits & singles of Ringo, Common Sand, Gâ¦ https://t.co/kyhAtF71ce
|01/10/2017 - 11:32||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves|
|28/09/2017 - 15:29||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Freddy Alway||
2 sw tern. 400 Brent 2 barwit 1 redshank com sand Dunlin kingfisher rock pip. Best for me On the fleet. A few cc bcap gcrest.
|27/09/2017 - 09:56||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam|
|19/09/2017 - 18:27||Longham Lakes||Martin Wood||
@DorsetBirdClub Common Sandpiper and Ruff at Longham Lakes this evening
|18/09/2017 - 17:34||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Wawlee|
|18/09/2017 - 12:40||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||James Lowther||
Baird's showing well Lynch cove. Also little stint, common sand
|15/09/2017 - 10:32||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||
Only other waders present are 2 Greenshank & several each of Common Sandpiper, Dunlin & Lapwing.
|14/09/2017 - 08:42||Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway||Debby Saunders||
Ferrybridge this morning 4 Curlew, 3 Barwit, Com Sandpiper, Sanderling, 2 Wheatear and Kittiwake, Common Scoter and lots Meadow Piptts NW.
|13/09/2017 - 20:48||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Nick Urch|
|10/09/2017 - 12:51||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Nick Urch|
|07/09/2017 - 20:00||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Freddy Alway||
Wryneck just east of moonfleet flushed into ploughed field. Also 2 whinchat a few wheatear 5 com sands on fleet.
|06/09/2017 - 10:28||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||
2 Dark-bellied Brent Geese this am. Presumably those seen elsewhere on the Fleet recently + 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpipers not much else.
|03/09/2017 - 13:31||Brownsea Island||James Phillips|
|03/09/2017 - 09:27||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam|
|02/09/2017 - 09:54||Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve||Paul Harris||
Revised count: 7 Sanderling, 2 Knot, 3 Common Sand plus Kingfisher. Edit: 2 juv Black Tern just went thru towards @SwannerySteve
|01/09/2017 - 19:56||Brownsea Island||Dorset Bird Club||
No further sign of Baird's Sandpiper by 19:45 but 10 Spoonbill, 10+ Spotted Redshank, 15+ Greenshank, single Garganey & Common Sandpiper.
|31/08/2017 - 21:18||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Freddy Alway||
8 blk wit 3 knot 8 com sands 60 ish Dunlin 10 rp 1 grey plover 4 sanderling. On the west area of fleet. Pm.
|31/08/2017 - 09:50||Holton Lee||Birds Poole Harbour|
|28/08/2017 - 10:31||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||3 Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, Snipe & a few Common Sandpiper & Lapwing this am. No Cattle Egrets yet & despite massive flush no Osprey.|
|26/08/2017 - 20:53||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||2/2 The Fleet shore held 2 Greenshank, Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, 3+ Common Sandpipers and a few Lapwing though.|
|26/08/2017 - 18:03||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Shaun Robson||#RSPBLytchettFields has rarely looked better than this PM. Knot, 11RP, 12GK, 151Dun, 151RK, 101BKW, ComSa, 20+ GS,â¦ https://t.co/paBHLMoiWr|
|26/08/2017 - 09:53||Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve||Paul Harris||Also from Rodden Hive: Green and Common Sand, sum plum Grey Plover, 80+ Dunlin. Good numbers of Yellow Wag going N.|
|26/08/2017 - 09:12||Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway||Debby Saunders||Ferrybridge this morning 23 Yellow Wagtail, 7 Wheatear, 3 Sandwich Tern, Common Sandpiper, Eider in the harbour|
|25/08/2017 - 22:03||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||@SwannerySteve Few others bits tonight. 2 Common Sand, Greenshank, 2 Blkwits from Helens.|
|23/08/2017 - 19:06||Lodmoor Nature Reserve||Peter Coe||Common Sandpiper reflection on Lodmoor. https://t.co/RNeIagdXpa|
|23/08/2017 - 18:48||Christchurch Area||Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group||A decent selection of #waders around #ChristchurchHarbour today. Details now at https://t.co/Rk6oPdpb9y|
|23/08/2017 - 18:15||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||A few waders around today...9 Greenshank, 4 Redshank, 4 Common Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin, Oystercatcher. A few Yellow Wagtail the best passerines.|
|21/08/2017 - 20:44||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||Almost 400 waders on French's pools when I left, 123 Redshank, 104 Blackwit, 91 Dunlin , 54 Lapwing, 12 Greenshank,2 Com Sand & 1 Green Sand|
|21/08/2017 - 11:53||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||10+ Yellow Wagtails around, several Common Sandpipers & the 1st Wigeon of the autumn.|
|21/08/2017 - 11:48||Lodmoor Nature Reserve||Simon Treasure||RT @stilts38: Lodmoor this AM 3C/Sands, 1G/Sand, 50+Dunlins, 2R/Shank, 4BTG, Kingfisher, Bearded Tits (heard only) Green woodpecker, plus uâ¦|
|18/08/2017 - 16:41||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Freddy Alway||12 common sands moonfleet.|
|15/08/2017 - 15:58||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Strimmed in front of meadow hide this am & it paid off. Green Sandpiper & 10+ Yellow Wagtails around pool edge this pm. No Cattle Egret tho.|
|15/08/2017 - 07:01||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||104 Dunlin, 64 Blackwit, 9 Greenshank, 20+ Green Sand, 6 Common Sand, 60+ Redshank #LytchettFields @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub|
|11/08/2017 - 13:00||Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve||Freddy Alway||Also on the fleet lrp green sand. 6 com sand 11 redshank Dunlin rp .48 pintail 13 gc grebe wheatear. https://t.co/RVkyEclkMr|
|11/08/2017 - 06:55||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||Overnight arrival of Common Sandpipers? 6 together behind sluice bridge #LytchettFields @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh|
|10/08/2017 - 19:17||East Fleet and Chesil Beach||Freddy Alway||The fleet pelagic season has started. Lol. 50 Dunlin 20 rp 4 com sand. Whimbrel ww wt. 6 wheatear on chesil.7 scoteâ¦ https://t.co/0tv3R5tpWB|
|10/08/2017 - 08:17||Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway||Debby Saunders||Beautiful am at Ferrybridge Com Sand, 3 R'shank, G'shank, 36 Oc, 80 R Plover, 50 Dunlin, 4 S'dling, 2 Yellow Wag, Wâ¦ https://t.co/wcke78UTJw|
|09/08/2017 - 08:21||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||Tide still low in bay, but already 97 Dunlin on #LytchettFields, also 4 Common sand, 1 each of LRP and Ringo juves @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh|
|08/08/2017 - 18:30||Lodmoor Nature Reserve||Peter Coe||Common Sandpiper wing stretching on Lodmoor. https://t.co/yrFKA2c9bS|
|08/08/2017 - 07:07||Ferrybridge and Portland Causeway||Debby Saunders||Ferrybridge this early morning before the tide 15 Turnstone, 3 Sanderling, Common Sandpiper, Redshank and an Eider in the harbour|
|07/08/2017 - 20:24||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||At least 23 Green Sandpipers at #LytchettFields with 19 flushed from 1 Pool, also 4 Common sands @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh|
|06/08/2017 - 09:13||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Shaun Robson||@ianballam @harbourbirds And very little came back in next 90 mins but Yel Wag, White Wag, LRP, Com Sa, Green Sa alâ¦ https://t.co/NLi5pNJU0p|
|05/08/2017 - 09:35||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||Also #LytchettFields 106 Redshank, 55 Dunlin, 5 Greenshank, 1 Common Sand, 1LRP, 15+ Green Sand & 2 more Ringo @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh|