This is just one of over 1,500 species featured on the Nature of Dorset. Find what it is like and where you might see it below.
Small numbers overwinter off the Dorset coast and in the main harbours
This map shows the nature reserves and 'hot-spots' featured on the Nature of Dorset where this species has been seen. Obviously it will occur in other places too but this is intended to give you a graphical guide as to the species distribution in Dorset. Click any marker to see the name of the site; you can then click again to see more information about that site.
This map shows records for this species contributed to the Nature of Dorset by other observers. The pointer show APPROXIMATE locations of the observation, not exact locations!
|Species||Recorded at||Recorded by||Record Date|
|Black-necked Grebe||West Bexington Nature Reserve and Cogden Beach||Mike Morse||23/01/2017 - 14:00|
|Black-throated Diver, Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Eider, Goosander||Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour||Joe Stockwell||20/02/2017 - 00:45|
|Great Northern Diver, Black-necked Grebe, Common Scoter, Red-throated Diver, Guillemot , Razorbill||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Birds of Poole Harbour||20/02/2017 - 11:00|
|Sandwich Tern , Great Northern Diver, Black-necked Grebe, Spoonbill||Poole Harbour||Dorset Bird Club||24/02/2017 - 14:45|
|Black-necked Grebe||Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour||Joe Stockwell||24/02/2017 - 18:00|
|Black-necked Grebe, Great Northern Diver, Common Scoter, Sandwich Tern , Spoonbill , Avocet||Poole Harbour||Birds of Poole Harbour||28/02/2017 - 16:45|
|Eider, Black-necked Grebe, Mediterranean Gull||Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour||Retweet||01/03/2017 - 10:45|
|Lesser Redpoll, Great Northern Diver, Black-necked Grebe, Firecrest, Ring-necked Parakeet||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Nick Hull||01/03/2017 - 14:00|
|Great Northern Diver, Black-necked Grebe, Slavonian Grebe, Common Scoter||Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour||Paul Harris||05/03/2017 - 13:15|
|Black-necked Grebe||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Simon Kidner||07/03/2017 - 09:45|
|Black-necked Grebe||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Wawlee||07/03/2017 - 18:00|
|Great Northern Diver, Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe||Poole Harbour||James Phillips [lookin4spoonies]||15/03/2017 - 13:45|
|Black-necked Grebe, Common Scoter||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Dorset Bird Club||16/03/2017 - 16:45|
|Slavonian Grebe, Black-necked Grebe||Portland||Retweet||18/03/2017 - 14:00|
|Black-necked Grebe, Common Scoter, Gannet, Mediterranean Gull , Ring-necked Parakeet||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Birds of Poole Harbour||18/03/2017 - 16:45|
|Black-necked Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser||Ferrybridge and Portland Harbour||Debby Saunders||22/03/2017 - 09:00|
|Black-necked Grebe, Red-breasted Merganser, Goldeneye, Grey Plover, Turnstone||Brands Bay||Nick Hull||26/03/2017 - 13:00|
|Black-necked Grebe, Common Scoter, Gannet, Sandwich Tern||Studland Heath National Nature Reserve||Birds of Poole Harbour||02/04/2017 - 14:30|
|Black-necked Grebe||Poole Harbour||Birds of Poole Harbour||11/04/2017 - 14:00|
Here are any additional photographs of this species contributed by other wildlife enthusiasts from across the county. Click/tap a photo to see a bigger version.
Black-necked Grebe still at Cogden, but no sign of the Yellow-b Warbler.... hopefully its still around. https://t.co/hnMcgeBC1a
23/01/2017 - 14:00
07/03/2017 - 18:00
07/03/2017 - 09:45