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The nature of Dorset yesterday in tweets, photographs and maps along with other sources of news of nature conservation and general wildlife interest

If you are keen on Dorset wildlife then you will want to keep up to date with the latest news. In this part of the Nature of Dorset I try to bring you services to keep you in touch with a variety  of sources of news. I hope you find it useful. If you are aware of a relevant news source that I have not included please let me know via the site contact form so that I can expand this section and make it really relevant. Thank you.


This is just yesterday's top records. You can see the complete list by clicking/tapping the "Yesterday's Records" thumbnail below.

Species Recorded at Contributed By Tweet Contents Photo?
Steve Groves

At least one Cattle Egret still around this am.

Ian Ballam

Marsh Harrier heading towards #LytchettFields from the bay @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub

Mike Morse

No sign of any Glaucous Gulls this morning A Blackwit was new in and an unusual February record here, Med Gulls up…

Steve Groves

3 Scaup still this am.

Ian Ballam

Egyptian Goose still on salt marsh at Lytchett Bay, also 1 GC Grebe and 1 Spoonbill @harbourbirds @NarwhalSh @DorsetBirdClub

Nick Hull

Lytchett Bay at High tide 60 Avocet 1 Spoonbill GCGrebe with 7 Mergs but no sign of Egyptian Goose. 100+ Dunlin fle…


RT @janepearce53: @CHOG_birds #StanpitMarsh #spoonbill #morningwalk


These are the latest additions to the news stream. You can see a more complete list of news posts, events and blog entries by clicking/tapping the "Newstream" thumbnail below.

Post date Tweet Author Tweet Contents Event Date
Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 - 01:07 peterorchardnod

Portland Bird Observatory: 19th February

Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 08:11 harbourbirds

Birds of Poole Harbour HQ teaser Day 1 - 'Recommended Reads'. Each quarter we'll be posing 4 questions to a promine…

Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 00:54 peterorchardnod

Portland Bird Observatory: 18th February

Monday, 19 February, 2018 - 00:54 peterorchardnod

Dorset Bird Club Sightings: Sightings - Sunday 18th February 2018.

Sunday, 18 February, 2018 - 15:35 harbourbirds

The doors to our new Birds of Poole Harbour HQ open on March 1st, 12pm midday. Between now and then we'll be postin…

Thu, 01/03/2018

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