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The news headlines for recent days. Click on the link for a day to see the complete reports list together with maps and charts to aid interpretation;

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06/12/2019

Despite a sudden change back to stormy weather there is not much is happening with bird movement at the moment with more of the same yesterday

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05/12/2019

The settled weather means the birds are settled too with not much change today; the great bustard is settled at West Bexington it seems 

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04/12/2019

You know it is quiet when a rabbit makes the nature records! The great bustard remains at Bexington and a yellow-browed warbler was at Lytchett Bay 

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03/12/2019

On a generally quiet day for records a swalllow and a great bustard at Bexington were certainly unexpected

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02/12/2019

A near perfect winter's day with blue skies and a chill in the air; the reports came mainly from Poole Harbour and showed what an important wintering site it is for so many birds 

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01/12/2019

A bright, clear but cold day revealed a typical profile of the wintering birds here in Dorset

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30/11/2019

Although a fine but cold Saturday there were very few records to be found today with much of the usual winter fare on display 

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29/11/2019

One swallow may not make a summer but it certainly makes a winter's day in Weymouth! 

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28/11/2019

A good selection of wintering birds about in Dorset now but a little bunting trapped and ringed at the eastern end of the Fleet was really noteworthy 

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27/11/2019

--- Due to technical difficulties with Twitter I was unable to collate any records today --- 

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26/11/2019

Another day with little to commend it in terms of weather or birds reports

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25/11/2019

Blustery winds and early rain seemed to put the birdwers off today with very few reports coming in and not much of interest seen  

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24/11/2019

A much brighter day led to a host of records but mainly standard winter fare and not much worthy of special mention

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23/11/2019

Whilst the dreary weather meant records in general were few those who went on the Birds of Poole Harbour low-tide bird boat were treated to a wonderful array of birds 

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