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    Water Rail

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    Record Datesort ascending Recorded at Recorded by Tweet
    17/02/2018 - 22:34 Retweet

    RT @avonbirder: Finally for tonight the water rail at radipole @RSPBWeymouth

    17/02/2018 - 21:06 Mark Wright

    Water Rail - on the exposed mud at Radipole Weymouth, Dorset @RSPBWeymouth @DorsetWildlife

    16/02/2018 - 17:36 Graham Jaggard

    Water Rails were having loads of fun in the newly exposed mud at Radipole Lake today. Two birds, 1 each side of the…

    10/02/2018 - 10:14 Retweet

    RT @GoadPhotography: Water Rail yesterday at Upton Country Park. #WildlifePhotography @UptonCPark @harbourbirds @DorsetWildlife @NatureofDo…

    09/02/2018 - 18:24 Clare Slade

    Water rail , blue tit , nuthatch and a tree creeper all at Poole harbour today, also saw the kingfisher and lapwing…

    02/02/2018 - 18:51 Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

    The high tide pushed this #WaterRail into the open on Crouch Hill #StanpitMarsh this morning. At one point it was s…

    14/01/2018 - 19:14 Retweet

    RT @DrAndyMayers: Water rail spotted at Hengistbury Head earlier today (in Christchurch Harbour) @hengistburyvc @_BTO @BTO_Dorset @Natures_…

    02/01/2018 - 17:08 Martin Adlam

    Portland Bird Observatory pond 16:47 - 1 Water Rail @PortlandBirdObs

    04/12/2017 - 19:28 Adrian Comben

    Water rail at Lodmoor today @RSPBWeymouth

    03/12/2017 - 17:05 Graham Jaggard

    Quick visits to Radipole and Lodmoor today all the usual suspects were there but the Water rail and a Cetti's warbl…

    03/12/2017 - 17:02 Thomas Bomo Uni

    RT @gardenbirder1: Longham Lakes: 500+ Coot, 70+ Gadwall, 50+ Wigeon, 76 Lapwing, 8 Pochard (2f6m), Kestrel, 2 Bull Finches, Water Rail, 36…

    01/12/2017 - 16:39 Graham Jaggard

    Quiet day for me but there were lots shoveller at Lodmoor today and a Water rail out in the open (in pretty poor l…

    25/11/2017 - 13:25 Shaun Robson

    Brambling, Water Rail, Cettis W and 2 Bullfinch. Not a bad 10 minutes looking into the garden #LytchettBay😀…

    24/11/2017 - 16:57 Martin Wood

    @DominicCouzens @RetroGamer_Daz @DorsetBirdClub Great views of 2 Water Rail at Longham South Lake. 8 Redwing, 3 Fie…

    13/11/2017 - 18:21 Ian Ballam

    Water Rail being elusive at #LytchettFields

    13/11/2017 - 14:27 Martin Adlam

    1 Water Rail squealing from pools @PortlandBirdObs

    30/10/2017 - 16:41 Martin Adlam

    In the pool area off Quarry Lane a female Reed Bunting at 16:40. Also a very vocal Water Rail. @PortlandBirdObs

    23/10/2017 - 18:26 RSPB Weymouth

    Locking up of the Weymouth Discovery centre postponed this evening after we were treated to superb flyby and feedin…

    09/10/2017 - 18:54 Peter Robertson

    Great to meet the fantastic @RSPBWeymouth survey #volunteers this evening. Rewarded with great views of kingfisher and water rail #Radipole.

    08/10/2017 - 09:34 Chris Patrick

    RT @CrispHatrick: Radipole VC this morning: 46 Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Water Rail, Kingfisher and plenty of mud @RSPBWeymouth @DorsetBirdCl…

    30/09/2017 - 16:12 Liz Woodford

    also Whinchat, Scaup, Water Rail and very close views of wood sand brilliant day! @SwannerySteve

    26/09/2017 - 17:55 Luke Phillips

    #RSPBRadipole DC this evening - 1 Little Stint, 1 Knot, 47 Black-tailed Godwit and several Water Rail. @RSPBWeymouth @DorsetBirdClub

    25/09/2017 - 19:41 Brett Spencer

    At least 8 Water Rails from the VC at Radipole lake this evening. Alas, no crakes today. The single Knot still present and several Snipe.

    27/08/2017 - 09:40 Dorset Wildlife Trust A gorgeous morning on the reserve with kingfisher, willow warbler, water rail and at least a couple of spoonbills!…
    25/08/2017 - 20:35 Ian Ballam Water Rail, #LytchettFields
    21/08/2017 - 10:32 Steve Groves 2 Greenshank this am & few belated firsts of autumn... Sanderling, Water Rail, Meadow Pipit.
    11/08/2017 - 18:55 Ian Ballam Some distant shots , juvenile Water Rail #LytchettFields
    11/07/2017 - 18:30 Ian Ballam So dull this morning had to use 2000ISO to catch this fella skulking about in the reeds #LytchettFields Eventually…
    25/03/2017 - 13:15 Tom Carley RT @TACarley: @DorsetBirdClub Water Rail, Fieldfare(sick), Bullfinch pair, singing Nuthatch, Blackcaps & Chiffs @ Stour V LNR this am. Also…
    22/03/2017 - 14:00 Jol Mitchell RT @JolMitchell: At least 2 'singing' Water Rail from Sunnyside this am, also displaying Lapwings. Redwings seemed to have gone.
    11/03/2017 - 09:45 Jol Mitchell At least 2 'singing' Water Rail from Sunnyside this am, also displaying Lapwings. Redwings seemed to have gone.
    21/02/2017 - 16:00 Marcus Lawson RT @MJLbirder: Female Scaup on Poole Park Lake plus a Water Rail out on one of the islands @harbourbirds @ianballam
    19/02/2017 - 13:30 RSPB Weymouth RT @RSPBWeymouth: Bittern seen flying, bearded tits calling, cettis shouting & water rail screaming today @RSPBWeymouth @RSPBSouthWest @Nat…
    01/02/2017 - 19:00 Ian Ballam Unusually this Water Rail was feeding in the open by French's Viewpoint today
    26/01/2017 - 09:15 Ian Ballam 3rd Holes Bay year tick in 10 mins with a single Fieldfare, after Water Rail and the Jack Snipe @harbourbirds
    22/01/2017 - 12:45 Phyl England RSPB Radipole great for birds even on dull day.Yesterday Bearded Tits in reeds Water Rail scuttling along paths and…