Portland Heights Birdwatching Breaks
Friday September 22nd - Sunday September 24th 2006


Birds:
85 species (+ 3 heard)

Little Grebe Radipole
Great Crested Grebe Radipole, Langton
Gannet Portland Bill
Cormorant Radipole, Portland
Shag Portland Bill
Little Egret Radipole, Langton
Grey Heron Radipole, Lodmoor, Langton
Mute Swan Radipole
Canada Goose Lodmoor
Barnacle Goose Radipole, Lodmoor
Shelduck Radipole, Lodmoor, Langton
Wigeon Lodmoor, Langton
Gadwall Radipole, Lodmoor
Teal Radipole, Lodmoor, Langton
Mallard Radipole, Lodmoor, Langton
Shoveler Radipole, Lodmoor
Tufted Duck Radipole
Ruddy Duck Radipole
Sparrowhawk Lodmoor
Honey Buzzard Portland Bill
Common Buzzard Langton
Osprey Langton
Kestrel Portland, Langton Herring
Hobby Portland Bill, Radipole
Pheasant Langton
Moorhen Radipole, Lodmoor
Coot Radipole, Lodmoor, Langton
Oystercatcher Ferrybridge, Portland
Bar-tailed Godwit Ferrybridge
Black-tailed Godwit Radipole, Lodmoor
Lapwing Lodmoor
Ringed Plover Ferrybridge, Lodmoor
Little Stint Lodmoor
Dunlin Ferrybridge, Lodmoor
Snipe Radipole
Turnstone Ferrybridge
Arctic Skua Portland Bill
Yellow-legged Gull Radipole
Black-headed Gull various sites
Mediterranean Gull Lodmoor
Lesser Black-backed Gull Radipole
Herring Gull various sites
Great Black-backed Gull various sites
Sandwich Tern Ferrybridge, Portland Bill
Black TernPortland Bill
Guillemot/Razorbill Portland Bill
Wood Pigeon various sites
Stock Dove Portland
Collared Dove Portland
Turtle Dove Portland Bill, Langton
Green Woodpecker Lodmoor
Skylark Portland Bill
Meadow Pipit various sites
Tree Pipit Portland Bill
Rock Pipit Portland Bill
Pied Wagtail various sites
Grey Wagtail Grove Point
Yellow Wagtail Portland Bill, Lodmoor
Swallow various sites
House Martin various sites
Sand Martin Portland Bill, Radipole
Wren various sites (heard)
Dunnock various sites
Robin various sites
Whinchat Portland Bill
Stonechat Portland Bill
Wheatear Portland Bill, Radipole
Blackbird various sites
CettiÕs Warbler Radipole, Lodmoor
Chiffchaff Portland, Lodmoor
Goldcrest Langton (heard)
Long-tailed Tit Langton (heard)
Bearded Tit Radipole
Blue Tit various sites
Great Tit various sites
Magpie various sites
Jackdaw various sites
Rook Ferrybridge
Raven Portland, Ferrybridge
Carrion Crow various sites
Starling various sites
House Sparrow Portland Bill
Chaffinch Lodmoor
Greenfinch various sites
Goldfinch various sites
Linnet various sites

Mammals:
4 species
Rabbit Lodmoor
Field Vole Portland Bill (being eaten by a Kestrel!
Mole Langton (dead)
Water Shrew Radipole (dead)

Butterflies:
7 species
Speckled Wood various sites
Small Heath Portland Bill
Red Admiral Portland Bill, Langton
Peacock Portland Bill
Comma Radipole, Lodmoor
Clouded Yellow Lodmoor, Langton
Small White Radipole

Moths:
2 species
Fox Moth Portland Bill
Convolvulus Hawk-moth Portland Bill

Dragonflies:
3 species
Common Darter Radipole
Emperor Lodmoor
Migrant Hawker Lodmoor

Amphibians:
1 species
Frog Radipole (dead)

Notable Plants:
Holm Oak Langton
Hedgreow Cranesbill Radipole
Rock Samphire Portland Bill

Clouds:
5 types
Stratocumulus Looking east from Langton
Cirrostratus Looking south from Langton
Cumulus various sites
Cumulonimbus Looking north from Portland
Uncinus Looking east from Langton