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Smew

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Common Name Smew
Scientific Name Mergus albellus
Interest Level
4/5
Related Species Ducks
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Habitat Reference
Summary

Small numbers over-winter in Dorset each year.


 

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.

This chart shows the number of records per day for this species for up to the last 30 days for which there are records for this species (see note above). Hover over any column to see the date and the number of records:

These contributors have submitted records for this species:

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Ian Ballam 4

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The Smew was fairly close in Holes Bay NW today although hard to photograph with the sun behind https://t.co/MwC8xTHPpY

Tweet Date:
18/01/2017 - 17:15
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Smew reasonably close in Holes Bay this morning in poor light https://t.co/21DhFdDOjQ
Tweet Date:
26/01/2017 - 21:15
Contributed By:
Slightly better light for the Holes Bay Smew this morning https://t.co/08FhIefAeN
Tweet Date:
27/01/2017 - 18:00
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

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Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
31/01/2017 - 12:15 Ian Ballam Smew with drake GoldenEye off end of PCW drain Holes Bay @harbourbirds @BirdGuides @DorsetBirdClub
27/01/2017 - 18:00 Ian Ballam Slightly better light for the Holes Bay Smew this morning https://t.co/08FhIefAeN
26/01/2017 - 21:15 Ian Ballam Smew reasonably close in Holes Bay this morning in poor light https://t.co/21DhFdDOjQ
18/01/2017 - 17:15 Ian Ballam

The Smew was fairly close in Holes Bay NW today although hard to photograph with the sun behind https://t.co/MwC8xTHPpY