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Whimbrel

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Common Name Whimbrel
Scientific Name Numenius phaeopus
Interest Level
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Related Species Sandpipers
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Summary

An occasional visitor seen primarily during migration in spring and autumn but it also over winters in Dorset


 

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2 more Whimbrel were in Lytchett Bay this morning https://t.co/wET2I1GTtg
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12/04/2017 - 20:30
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Whimbrel in beautiful light at Lodmoor this evening. https://t.co/XXYR7iCwOb
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23/04/2017 - 21:30
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Whimbrel , Lytchett Bay https://t.co/OIIJ1ncFCd
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30/04/2017 - 15:00
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Noticeable increase in Whimbrel around Lytchett bay today, I counted 8 although more likely well into double figures https://t.co/9rcoCmMFH1
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18/07/2017 - 19:00
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The original tweets from which these records have been derived:

Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
15/08/2017 - 20:53 Retweet RT @l33dtn: @dougaldog @RSPBArne @harbourbirds @harbourospreys Evening stroll, 5 Spoonbills, 7 Dunlin, green and Redshank, Curlew, whimbrel…
11/08/2017 - 09:24 Jol Mitchell 7 Spoonbills just flew over Osprey watchppint; also Whimbrels calling @harbourbirds
10/08/2017 - 19:17 Freddy Alway The fleet pelagic season has started. Lol. 50 Dunlin 20 rp 4 com sand. Whimbrel ww wt. 6 wheatear on chesil.7 scote… https://t.co/0tv3R5tpWB
09/08/2017 - 08:10 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this wet morning 45 Dunlin, 75 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, Redshank, Whimbrel, 16 Turnstone, Wheatear
07/08/2017 - 18:53 Ian Ballam Lytchett Bay on rising tide , 83 Dunlin, 47 Blackwit, 5 Greenshank, 3 Ringo, 90+ Redshank, 1 whimbrel & 27 Curlew @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
06/08/2017 - 07:34 Birds of Poole Harbour 5 Spoonbill, 1 Spot Shank, 4 G'shank, 1 Com Sand, 10 Whimbrel, 1 Tree Pipit over mouth of Middlebere this AM @RSPBArne @DorsetBirdClub
04/08/2017 - 18:02 Steve Groves At least 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull still about today. Single Whimbrel & Turnstone best of waders. Heard only Yellow Wagtail best passerine.
04/08/2017 - 13:52 James Phillips @harbourbirds @DorsetBirdClub @DWTBrownsea 13:50 Bonaparte's still present plus 2 Whimbrel 15 Common Sandpiper
03/08/2017 - 20:25 Ian Ballam A single Whimbrel dropped onto French's Pools this morning #LytchettFields https://t.co/LADjeGYTzw
03/08/2017 - 07:44 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 5 Sanderling, 13 Turnstone
02/08/2017 - 12:15 Olly Frampton at least 20 lingering/in a feeding circuit off the Bill, plus several Manx, 26 Com Scoter, 1 Whimbrel (all west) & 1 Harbour Porpoise (east)
01/08/2017 - 19:45 Ian Ballam Single Whimbrel on French's Pools #LytchettFields this morning https://t.co/7YL5URUvgL
29/07/2017 - 14:00 James Phillips Brownsea PM : 20 Little Egret, 18 Common Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Greenshank, 1 Juv Peregrine @harbourbirds @DWTBrownsea
24/07/2017 - 12:30 Mike Morse A bit of movement this am.. 3 Yellow Wags, Whimbrel, 2 Common Sands, 1/2 Y-l Gulls and Hobby..
23/07/2017 - 15:00 Paul Harris The merest hint of wader passage at Rodden Hive with Common Sand and 2 Whimbrel. Also, scope views of @SwannerySteve, a year tick!
22/07/2017 - 09:30 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 3 Whimbrel, 3 Sanderling, 2 Turnstone, 4 Sandwich Tern, 9 Dunlin, Common Buzzard south
21/07/2017 - 08:00 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 2 Whimbrel, 2 Sanderling, Common Sandpiper, 120 Med Gulls and still arriving
20/07/2017 - 08:30 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning Whimbrel, 15 Dunlin, 50 Common Tern west
19/07/2017 - 12:45 Steve Smith Garden tick no 117 today as a Whimbrel called twice this morning
19/07/2017 - 08:00 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 42 Dunlin, Sanderling, 5 Turnstone, 2 Whimbrel, 6 Curlew, 13 Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper
18/07/2017 - 19:00 Ian Ballam Noticeable increase in Whimbrel around Lytchett bay today, I counted 8 although more likely well into double figures https://t.co/9rcoCmMFH1
18/07/2017 - 13:30 Ian Ballam 1st juve Med Gull of the year in Lytchett bay with 4 adults also at least 5 Whimbrels @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh
12/07/2017 - 09:00 Ian Ballam 2 Whimbrels and a YL Gull in Lytchett Bay again this morning @NarwhalSh @harbourbirds
11/07/2017 - 08:00 Debby Saunders Rain shower brought down Whimbrel, Redshank Sandwich Tern and 4 more Dunlin
03/07/2017 - 07:15 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge distant 60+ Godwit flock west, 3 Turnstone, Grey Plover, 2 Whimbrel, 2 Shelduck, Sandwich Tern
29/06/2017 - 07:00 Debby Saunders Whimbrel over at Ferrybridge this morning
31/05/2017 - 13:45 Steve Groves @Bexbirder Had your Whimbrel & a Sandwich Tern but not your diver unfortunately!
25/05/2017 - 13:00 Retweet RT @metcow33: 3 whimbrel left harbour going east + 1 still on stanpit @CHOG_birds
22/05/2017 - 13:00 Retweet RT @metcow33: Sanderling, whimbrel and yl gull in stanpit night at high tide this am @CHOG_birds
19/05/2017 - 14:45 Mike Morse A single Whimbrel, 12 Sanderling & 3 Wheatears... So, all routine until we came across this little chap... cute. https://t.co/VOyjGRisAY
19/05/2017 - 11:00 Retweet RT @terrytwitcher: Whimbrel just landed on the rocks below the Obs on East Cliffs then flew off East
18/05/2017 - 07:30 Shaun Robson Early morning #RSPBLytchettFields 5 Ringo, 4 Dunlin, Whimbrel, Lap, Oyk, Reds, Black-Wits @ianballam @harbourbirds
12/05/2017 - 19:45 Steve Groves Waders around the embayment today were 1 Whimbrel, 8 Barwits, 2 Turnstone, 2 Sanderling, 5+ each of Dunlin & Ringed Plover.
11/05/2017 - 20:00 Steve Groves Just an evening visit today. Duck Garganey still, 16 Whimbrel, Barwit, Marsh Harrier but not a lot else of any note.
11/05/2017 - 20:00 Paul Harris Hour at Camp Rd this evening: 3 Poms, 20 Manx, 22 Little Tern, 15 Kittiwake, 8 Whimbrel.
11/05/2017 - 14:45 Mike Morse ...Turnstone, 2 Dunlin, 2 Whimbrel & 19 Common Scoter through, 4 Spot Flys and our resident Barwit still. Pic from… https://t.co/5DAmq0IJFi
09/05/2017 - 14:15 Steve Groves Wader tally today... Sanderling, 20+ Dunlin, 3 Ringed Plover, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Barwits & the 3 pairs of Oystercatcher.
08/05/2017 - 13:30 Mike Morse Up to 5 Whinchats Cogden, 2 Spot Flys, Marsh Harrier, Barwit & Common Sand at Bex. 10 Whimbrel & 5 Wheatears thru.… https://t.co/tcERY1hawo
08/05/2017 - 11:00 Freddy Alway

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

08/05/2017 - 10:30 Steve Groves Duck Garganey in the Embayment 10am. 100+ Dunlin, 4 Barwit, 3 Whimbrel, Ringed Plover. Small arrival of commoner warblers. No Whinchat now.
07/05/2017 - 22:00 Retweet RT @guigna1961: #lytchettfields 3 Whimbrel, 7 Curlew, Ruff and seven Greenshank this evening.
07/05/2017 - 11:15 Paul Harris Langton Herring: Quick look at the sea produced Arctic Skua and 5 Scoter heading up the beach. 6 Whimbrel and 2 Grey Plover on the Fleet.
05/05/2017 - 18:30 Steve Groves Garganey still 5pm. 10+ Barwits still milling about. 2 Whimbrel east. 10+ Ringed Plover north. 10+ Swift. Little else.
05/05/2017 - 14:00 Gerry Shilham @DorsetBirdClub @PortlandBirdObs whimbrel on Chesil bank S end Ferrybridge car park now.
05/05/2017 - 13:45 Mike Morse Waders saved the morning for us with 12 Whimbrel, 11 Sanderling, 6 Barwits, Dunlin & Grey Plover between Bex & Cog… https://t.co/6229k1Wkt7
04/05/2017 - 14:15 Mike Morse 19 Whimbrel, a Red Kite & 3 Wheatears at Bex this morning before a 'just in case' diversion to Portland for R-f Fal… https://t.co/FHnmAr8vJg
03/05/2017 - 20:45 Freddy Alway 4 whimbrel 4 wheatear 3 com sand 2 barwit 2 yel wag 2 swift 7 lwt 1 little tern the best on the fleet today.
03/05/2017 - 18:15 Steve Groves Singles of Whimbrel & Snipe to add to today's poor wader tally. No passage (ie non-breeding) passerines at all today!
03/05/2017 - 16:30 Frank Gardener Through the heat haze,, two Whimbrel drop onto the lighthouse rocks among the tourists. Portland 03-05-17 https://t.co/NP4EMmOrV7
03/05/2017 - 07:15 Debby Saunders Ferrybridge this morning 3 Whimbrel 2 Grey Plover Knot Sanderling Wheatear Great Northern Diver past
Name of species Whimbrel
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