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Avocet

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Common Name Avocet
Scientific Name Recurvirostra avosetta
Interest Level
3/5
Related Species Other Waders
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Habitat Reference
Summary

Large numbers now seen in Poole Harbour in winter but scarce elsewhere in Dorset.


 

Common Name 10-spot Ladybird
Scientific Name Adalia decempunctata
Interest Level
3
Species Family Ladybirds and Carpet Beetles

This chart shows the number of reports per site for this species. Hover over any column to see the site and the number of reports:

This chart shows the number of reports per month for this species where there are reports (see note below):

The intention of this chart is to show which months during the year this species is most likely to be seen. Remember that is is the total number of REPORTS; there may be several reports for just one occurrence of the species (that is to say, a number of individuals may have been to see a single specimen of a species).

This chart shows the number of reports per day for this species for up to the last 30 days for which there are reports for this species. Hover over any column to see the date and the number of reports:

Displaying 1 - 30 of 587 records
Survey Status Count
Off shore 348
Poole Park 208
Bird boat 208
Baiter 182
Wick 125
Jerry's Point 168
Swineham 118
Swineham Gravel Pit 136
Wakeham 130
Middlebere 137
Southwell 111
Bog Lane 87
Littlesea 102
Studland Bay 80
Chesil Beach 101
PC World drain 83
Wareham Channel 81
Reap Lane 81
West Bay 80
Tidmoor Point 80
Burton Bradstock 74
Ringing session 61
Poole Quay 23
Shipstal 60
Coombe Heath 60
Milborne St Andrew 40
Shell Bay 43
Parkstone Bay 32
West Cliffs 47
Trent Farm 45

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These are the most recent records for this species:

Record Date Location Comment Recorder
28-01-20 Middlebere Farm Paul Sutton
27-01-20 Middlebere Farm Purbeck Pilgrim
26-01-20 Poole Harbour Bird Boat Clive Hargrave
22-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Graham Jaggard
22-01-20 Brownsea Island Hamish Murray
21-01-20 Stanpit Marsh Local Nature Reserve Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group
19-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Martin Adlam
19-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
18-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
16-01-20 Middlebere Farm Purbeck Pilgrim
12-01-20 Middlebere Farm Purbeck Pilgrim
11-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
17-01-20 Holes Bay Birds Poole Harbour
09-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Shipstal Clive Hargrave
09-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Alan Membury
08-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
07-01-20 Poole Harbour Bird Boat Purbeck Pilgrim
06-01-20 Middlebere Farm Purbeck Pilgrim
05-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
10-01-20 Brands Bay and Bramblebush Bay Jerry's Point Birds Poole Harbour
07-01-20 Poole Harbour Wareham Channel Birds Poole Harbour
07-01-20 Brownsea Island Birds Poole Harbour
04-01-20 Holes Bay Birds Poole Harbour
03-01-20 Middlebere Farm Retweet
03-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Nicola Cerne
02-01-20 Holes Bay Birds Poole Harbour
01-01-20 Holes Bay Rene Goad
01-01-20 Lodmoor Nature Reserve Chris Courtaux
01-01-20 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset
31-12-19 Arne Nature Reserve Middlebere Barbara Bisset

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