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|Scientific Name||Anas acuta|
A winter visiting duck species found in Poole Harbour.
Contributors to the Nature of Dorset have seen this species at these locations:
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|Record Date||Recorded at||Recorded by||Tweet|
|11/11/2017 - 16:36||Upton Country Park||Colin Lamond||
Avocets and black tailed godwits today at Upton Country Park. Pintail, greenshank. A few ruff, green Sandpiper, marâ¦ https://t.co/QVdxCw9Pnj
|06/11/2017 - 18:39||Holes Bay||Ian Ballam||
A few Pintail and Shoveler now back in Holes Bay ready for winter https://t.co/bbDH5wWydb
|04/11/2017 - 10:18||Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve||Paul Harris||
Marsh Harrier now hunting along Chesil Beach. Also ~1500 Wigeon, 50 Pintail, 100 Lapwing. Teal n/c.
|29/10/2017 - 12:25||Middlebere Farm||David Foster|
|14/10/2017 - 21:09||Radipole Lake Nature Reserve||Brett Spencer||
Bearded Reedling is always stunning. Also at Radipole this afternoon, 2 Pintail, c.10 Stonechats and best, a singleâ¦ https://t.co/bvWA9qFfdM
|13/10/2017 - 10:12||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||
Wood Sandpiper & Scaup still too and as usual in last few weeks 50-100 Pintail.
|10/10/2017 - 10:34||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam|
|20/09/2017 - 20:30||Poole Harbour||Marcus Lawson||
Wareham Channel this evening: Spoonbill 25, YL Gull 8, Pintail 13. Packed with birds but very low tide & most birds distant @harbourbirds
|11/09/2017 - 09:07||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam|
|04/09/2017 - 20:42||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||
This evening, after 4 lonely months the over-summering Pintail now has 2 buddies!
|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|
|02/05/2017 - 21:30||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||2/2 Still a nice selection of lingering 'winter wildfowl' though...3 Pintail, 4 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, 3 Teal, 4 Gadwall + Pochard & Tufties.|
|30/04/2017 - 19:45||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Long weekend off so evening visit again today. Wildfowl highlight 5 tardy Pintail. Waders - Whimbrel, R Plover, Snipe, 2 Barwit, 6 Dunlin.|
|26/04/2017 - 10:30||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Long-tailed Duck still & Pintail. Common Sandpiper, Bar-tailed Godwit & a few Dunlin. That's about it so far...|
|24/04/2017 - 12:00||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Long-tailed Duck, Pintail & 2 Red-breasted Merganser still lingering. 2 Bar-tailed Godwits & 12 Dunlin.|
|23/04/2017 - 08:30||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Can't find the Long-tailed Duck as yet but still a tardy Pintail.|
|21/04/2017 - 10:30||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Only the 1 Long-tailed Duck still & a tardy Pintail. Only migrant waders 4 Whimbrel, Barwit & Snipe so far this am. Now 20+ Common Tern.|
|20/04/2017 - 20:15||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Steve Groves||Just an evening visit today. Highlights being singles of Long-tailed Duck, Pintail, Marsh Harrier, Whimbrel, Barwit, Snipe & Wheatear.|
|06/04/2017 - 12:45||Abbotsbury Swannery and Gardens||Wawlee||3 Long Tailed Ducks, Pintail, Redshank, at least 21 Sandwich Terns & the Swan Goose at Abbotbury Swannery. (Wiv my bins!;) @SwannerySteve|
|12/03/2017 - 10:45||Rodden Hive and Herbury Gore Nature Reserve||Paul Harris||Green-winged Teal Rodden Hive, The Fleet. Presumably the Abbotsbury bird. Also an amazing 500 or so Pintail.|
|05/02/2017 - 08:15||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||4 Pintail(2m/2f) in Lytchett Bay , end of LBV inlet @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh|
|01/02/2017 - 10:00||Lychett Bay and Turlin Moor Local Nature Reserve||Ian Ballam||2 drake Pintail on Lytchett Way spit with Canada's @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh 1st #PWC2017 tick for a few days|
|22/01/2017 - 05:30||Lodmoor Nature Reserve||Frank Gardener||The great looking Pintail that dropped into Loddy (Lodmoor) on friday. 20-01-17 https://t.co/sTfIcXhGtk|