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w283: Dorset wildlife records 24th March 2020 - With the movement restrictions now in place it looks like mainly garden records for a while

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Tuesday, 24 March, 2020

With the movement restrictions now in place it looks like mainly garden records for a while

Once found only near Box Hill in Surrey but now spreading slowly across the south of England [Photo: Paul Harris]

This is a list of the most interesting sightings for yesterday. To see the full list with more detail, maps and charts click on the 'visit website' link in the left panel:

Species Scientific Name Interest Group Interest Level No of Reports
Box Bug Gonocerus acuteangulatus Miscellaneous Insects
5
1
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Birds
4
1
Dartford Warbler Sylvia undata Birds
4
1
Dotted Bee-fly Bombylius discolor Flies
4
1
Eider Somateria milissima Birds
4
1
Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Birds
4
2
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Birds
4
1
Merlin Falco columbarious Birds
4
1
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Birds
4
1
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima Birds
4
1
Red Kite Milvus milvus Birds
4
4
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata Birds
4
1
Serin Serinus serinus Birds
4
1
Ichneumon wasp [I stramentor] Ichneumon stramentor Bees, Wasps and Ants
3
1
Linnet Carduelis cannabina Birds
3
1
Pipistrelle bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus Mammals
3
1
Raven Corvus corax Birds
3
1
Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis Birds
3
1
Smooth Newt Triturus vulgaris Amphibians
3
1
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Birds
3
2