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    Steve Groves 19/02/2018 - 13:23

    At least one Cattle Egret still around this am.

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    Steve Groves 19/02/2018 - 10:28

    3 Scaup still this am.

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    Nick Urch 16/02/2018 - 20:59

    Cleaned the nest boxes @TropicalDorset today and found 2 Dormice. Had been reported occasionally in the past but a first for us. @PaulUpwey

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    Steve Groves 16/02/2018 - 10:25

    Only been a max of 3 Scaup all week & I've not seen any Cattle Egrets, though I've not been here at dawn or dusk to see if any are roosting.

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    Steve Groves 14/02/2018 - 09:21

    Distant 2nd or 3rd cy Glaucous Gull at dusk yesterday. Clearly in distress and trying to rid itself of something in… https://t.co/9Ye4UTKEhK

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    Steve Groves 09/02/2018 - 11:43

    The 6 Scaup the best I can do here so far today. Perhaps the Cattle Egrets have all gone to Studland? @DorsetBirdClub

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    Steve Groves 08/02/2018 - 13:45

    6 Scaup still this am but can't find any Cattle Egrets as yet.

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    Steve Groves 07/02/2018 - 10:32

    For the 2nd time in as many years I was bitten by a False Black Widow 🕷 this morning that had hid in my work shirt… https://t.co/qqc0lx6ZNM

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    Steve Groves 06/02/2018 - 10:38

    5 Scaup in the Pochard flock @DorsetBirdClub

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    Steve Groves 06/02/2018 - 10:38

    5 Scaup in the Pochard flock @DorsetBirdClub

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    Steve Groves 06/02/2018 - 10:34

    2 Cattle Egrets with🐄🐄 just below The Jurassic View Point @TropicalDorset @PaulUpwey @nickurch1

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    Steve Groves 05/02/2018 - 18:16

    Lovely still evening, at least 2 of the 3 Cattle Egrets came in to roost late afternoon. Local birders had 2 at Por… https://t.co/0Vd5qGE6Mw

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    Steve Groves 05/02/2018 - 09:42

    6 Scaup still in the Pochard flock. Not much else as yet.

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    Steve Groves 05/02/2018 - 09:42

    6 Scaup still in the Pochard flock. Not much else as yet.

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    Paul Harris 04/02/2018 - 11:34

    4 distant Red-throats off @TropicalDorset seen from Jurassic viewpoint. 3 Hare in fields at Buckland Ripers on the way home.

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    Steve Groves 03/02/2018 - 15:42

    6 Scaup still in the Pochard flock this pm.

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    Steve Groves 03/02/2018 - 15:42

    6 Scaup still in the Pochard flock this pm.

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    Steve Groves 02/02/2018 - 15:41

    @freddyalway Just had a good look round and no Long-tailed Ducks. 6 Scaup best I could do!

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    Steve Groves 02/02/2018 - 08:30

    A Cattle Egret left the roost this am, the 1st I've seen here for nearly 2 months.

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    Steve Groves 31/01/2018 - 12:19

    1/2 Sad to report that the Glaucous Gull has succumbed. Cause of death no doubt due to the fishhook imbedded in its… https://t.co/SYKRW7zCmX

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    Steve Groves 31/01/2018 - 09:57

    6 Scaup still in Pochard flock.

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    Steve Groves 31/01/2018 - 09:57

    6 Scaup still in Pochard flock.

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    Steve Groves 30/01/2018 - 10:29

    The sickly looking Glaucous Gull is still on the Fleet shoreline of Chesil opposite The Swannery this am & now prob… https://t.co/XtXKvQzbxz

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    Steve Groves 29/01/2018 - 09:24

    Very distant Glaucous Gull on beach opposite but haven't been able to age it yet. Very difficult viewing conditions! At least 6 Scaup too.

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    Steve Groves 29/01/2018 - 09:24

    Very distant Glaucous Gull on beach opposite but haven't been able to age it yet. Very difficult viewing conditions! At least 6 Scaup too.

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    Nick Urch 28/01/2018 - 12:28

    30 species seen in @TropicalDorset including 6 Firecrests, a Blackcap and a flock of 50+Goldfinches. No sign of LT… https://t.co/zREnwqFTTL

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    Nick Urch 28/01/2018 - 12:28

    30 species seen in @TropicalDorset including 6 Firecrests, a Blackcap and a flock of 50+Goldfinches. No sign of LT… https://t.co/zREnwqFTTL

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    Nick Urch 28/01/2018 - 12:28

    30 species seen in @TropicalDorset including 6 Firecrests, a Blackcap and a flock of 50+Goldfinches. No sign of LT… https://t.co/zREnwqFTTL

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    Steve Groves 26/01/2018 - 16:40

    7 Scaup (3 drakes) today. Please view only from the road.

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    Steve Groves 23/01/2018 - 10:44

    There have been 7 Scaup in the Pochard flock the last few days (3 drakes - 1 ad & 2 now pretty advanced 2cy) but st… https://t.co/z2UGFdEGVk

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    Steve Groves 23/01/2018 - 10:44

    There have been 7 Scaup in the Pochard flock the last few days (3 drakes - 1 ad & 2 now pretty advanced 2cy) but st… https://t.co/z2UGFdEGVk

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    Steve Groves 21/01/2018 - 15:19

    Still all present this pm (also a Jack Snipe in area with no general access).

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    Steve Groves 20/01/2018 - 15:14

    6 Scaup (2 drakes) in eastern embayment this pm. View from the road only.

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    Paul Harris 20/01/2018 - 12:05

    Quiet morning at @TropicalDorset with just one Firecrest. Surprised to see a Bumblebee in this weather, pretty sure… https://t.co/G4MaV2zVpO

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    Paul Harris 20/01/2018 - 12:05

    Quiet morning at @TropicalDorset with just one Firecrest. Surprised to see a Bumblebee in this weather, pretty sure… https://t.co/G4MaV2zVpO

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    Steve Groves 17/01/2018 - 18:04

    @PaulUpwey @DorsetBirdClub 3 Scaup here today (2 drakes, 1 duck) so still at least 6 in area.

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    Steve Groves 17/01/2018 - 11:15

    Probable Goshawk just gone west! Everything just went absolutely ballistic, all the corvids, gulls everything but o… https://t.co/dirvybvHih

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    Nick Urch 14/01/2018 - 11:31

    1 Firecrest & 3 Bumblebees @TropicalDorset 4 Scaup, 110 Tufties and 270 Pochard at The Swannery seen from New Barn Rd @SwannerySteve

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    Nick Urch 14/01/2018 - 11:31

    1 Firecrest & 3 Bumblebees @TropicalDorset 4 Scaup, 110 Tufties and 270 Pochard at The Swannery seen from New Barn Rd @SwannerySteve

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    Nick Urch 14/01/2018 - 11:31

    1 Firecrest & 3 Bumblebees @TropicalDorset 4 Scaup, 110 Tufties and 270 Pochard at The Swannery seen from New Barn Rd @SwannerySteve

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    Nick Urch 14/01/2018 - 11:31

    1 Firecrest & 3 Bumblebees @TropicalDorset 4 Scaup, 110 Tufties and 270 Pochard at The Swannery seen from New Barn Rd @SwannerySteve

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    Steve Groves 07/01/2018 - 18:49

    Not much to report in the last couple of weeks. A peak of 6 Scaup & 2 Firecrests being the highlights.

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    Steve Groves 07/01/2018 - 18:49

    Not much to report in the last couple of weeks. A peak of 6 Scaup & 2 Firecrests being the highlights.

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    Paul Harris 06/01/2018 - 20:38

    Good selection of resident species in @TropicalDorset this morning but only one showy Firecrest, the first of the y… https://t.co/k0FyWV3QDp

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    Steve Groves 24/12/2017 - 16:52

    Not much to report at The Swannery this week save for a Firecrest & the 7 Scaup. Have a good one everyone! 🎄🌨☃️🎅🏽🍻🥂

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    Steve Groves 24/12/2017 - 16:52

    Not much to report at The Swannery this week save for a Firecrest & the 7 Scaup. Have a good one everyone! 🎄🌨☃️🎅🏽🍻🥂

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    Paul Harris 16/12/2017 - 21:04

    Winter sky in @TropicalDorset this morning. A couple of very showy Firecrest as well for good measure. https://t.co/EGz11kyeBc

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    Steve Groves 15/12/2017 - 20:52

    Ringtail Hen Harrier over the reedbeds late afternoon today.

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    Steve Groves 13/12/2017 - 19:26

    1st cy Glaucous Gull briefly this pm was a nice surprise for me & @AJBbirder It flew around the western embayment &… https://t.co/hOPwZVIEPT

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    Steve Groves 10/12/2017 - 17:51

    This week's Swannery bird highlights... 5 Cattle Egrets roosting nightly, up to 7 Scaup, Firecrest, Siberian Chiffc… https://t.co/lQmMbCirj8

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