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Firecrest

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Common Name Firecrest
Scientific Name Regulus ignicapilla
Interest Level
4/5
Related Species Wrens
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Summary

An elusive and fairly uncommon winter visitor to Dorset.


 

 

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Seem to have been fewer Firecrests around this winter so pleased to see one this morning https://t.co/NxHCkqc9ak
Tweet Date:
13/02/2017 - 20:45
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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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A nice early autumn surprise this AM, Studland, usually don't start ringing Firecrest until Sept/Oct @DorsetBirdClub https://t.co/qAlALSs4HN
Tweet Date:
11/08/2017 - 19:32
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
11/08/2017 - 19:32 Birds of Poole Harbour A nice early autumn surprise this AM, Studland, usually don't start ringing Firecrest until Sept/Oct @DorsetBirdClub https://t.co/qAlALSs4HN
04/08/2017 - 10:59 Ian Julian Firecrests this week in central sunny Bournemouth here 5years Horseshoe Common & mybalcony @NatureofDorset… https://t.co/htz89N26RJ
24/07/2017 - 12:15 Nick Urch Excellent morning @TropicalDorset with 31 species highlight Pied Fly, also breeding Spot Fly (2juv), juv Firecrest and Bullfinch @PaulUpwey
22/07/2017 - 10:45 Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group 2-3 juvenile #Firecrest on #HengistburyHead today may confirm what was being suspected.
24/06/2017 - 14:15 Nick Urch Queen's Copse nr Horton, Firecrest pair(male singing) Crossbill & 3 White Admirals. Also breeding SpotFly in Alderholt
18/06/2017 - 12:00 Nick Urch @PaulUpwey found 2 juv Firecrests @TropicalDorset along with juvs of Chaffinch, Robin and more Song Thrushes. Spot Fly still in same place
17/06/2017 - 11:45 Nick Urch Great morning @TropicalDorset 33 species including first Spot Fly, 5 Firecrests and juvs of both peckers, Nuthatch, Song Thrush. @PaulUpwey
13/05/2017 - 12:00 Nick Urch Great morning @TropicalDorset with @cork_head - 35 species, usual Firecrests & a Tawny Owl whilst a Pochard on a lawn was the strangest.
08/05/2017 - 11:00 Freddy Alway

Firecrest moonfleet. Knot greenshank sanderling.4 barwit 12 whimbrel 7 grey plover 60 Dunlin on the fleet.

07/05/2017 - 20:00 Retweet RT @Spanna91: Raft spider, med gulls, firecrest, sand lizards and dartford warblers @RSPBArne #firecrest #dartfordwarblers
07/05/2017 - 11:45 Nick Urch Decent morning @TropicalDorset with @rendell_paul juv Mistle & Song Thrush, 7 Firecrests, 3 Bullfinches - 31 species in total
22/04/2017 - 17:15 Retweet RT @fsteuk: Portland tops again: R Ouzel, 16 Gropper(!), 2 Firecrest, B Redstart, 7 Redstart, F'fare, Green Sand, 5 Swift and 150 WWarbs:)
22/04/2017 - 12:15 Nick Urch Great morning @TropicalDorset with 35 species; 6 singing Firecrests, lots of WW, CC & Bcap, Swift & Mharrier overhead. First juv Blackbird
21/04/2017 - 13:15 Retweet RT @fsteuk: Portland taday: 240 WWarb, 9 Gropper, Firecrest, 6 Redstart, SE Owl, Whinchat, 5 Garden W, 25 Wh'throat, 15 YWag, 4 Tripit the…
08/04/2017 - 13:30 Nick Urch RT @nickurch1: Great morning @TropicalDorset with 36 species. 7 singing Firecrests, 2WW, 3Bcap, 2 Bullfinch and first Greenfinch of the year
08/04/2017 - 13:15 Nick Urch Great morning @TropicalDorset with 36 species. 7 singing Firecrests, 2WW, 3Bcap, 2 Bullfinch and first Greenfinch of the year
25/03/2017 - 20:15 RSPB Arne Highlights from today include Sand Lizards (incl a youngster), Spoonbills, Firecrests, 1st Swallow, Blackcap and 4 species of butterfly!
18/03/2017 - 11:45 Nick Urch Surprisingly good morning in @TropicalDorset considering the weather with 31 species - 6 Firecrests, 2 Chiffchaffs and a Blackcap
10/03/2017 - 18:15 RSPB Arne Pretty productive day despite mist. Woodlark, Red Kite over, 8 Spoonbill, 150+ Brents, 3 Sandwich Tern, chiffchaff, 3+ Firecrest plus more!
07/03/2017 - 11:00 RSPB Arne It must be spring. Firecrest singing their little hearts out today
01/03/2017 - 14:00 Nick Hull 2-3 GNDiver, 14BnGrebe off Knoll Beach. 20 Les. Redpoll Knoll Wood. Firecrest Middle Beach CP. 4 RnParakeets. @harbourbirds @DorsetBirdClub
28/02/2017 - 12:15 Portland Bird Observatory Some migrants today: Firecrest and Chiffchaff both new in at the Obs this mrng https://t.co/WrL3DvVkVp
13/02/2017 - 20:45 Hamish Murray Seem to have been fewer Firecrests around this winter so pleased to see one this morning https://t.co/NxHCkqc9ak
Name of species Firecrest
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