Dorset Bird Club


                                                 2016 Decisions


BBRC records denoted in this colour






Pallas's Warbler, Portesham, 25/02-28/04/2016, G & C Whitby - Fast-track Accepted







Western Subalpine Warbler (group), Portland BO, 13-17/04/2016, per birding info services - Accepted




Black Kite, nr Bere Regis, 14/05/2016 - Not Proven

Black-winged Stilt x2, Christchurch Harbour, 06/05/2016, per Dorset Recorder - Accepted

Black-winged Stilt, Lodmoor RSPB, 10/05/2016, per birding information services - Accepted

Black-winged Stilt, Lytchett Fields RSPB, 11-14/05/2016, D. Jones et al - Accepted

Cattle Egret, Lodmoor, 06/05/2016, IM Stanley et al - Fast-track Accepted

Glossy Ibis, Lytchett Fields, 11/05/2016, I Ballam - Fast-track Accepted

Great Spotted Cuckoo, Portland BO, 13/05-16/06/2016, A. Bentley et al - Accepted

Honey Buzzard, Lytchett Bay, 06/05/2016, S Robson - Accepted

Honey Buzzard, Hurn, 29/05/2016, S Simmonds - Accepted

Pallid Harrier, Hengistbury Head, 06/05/2016 - Not Proven

Red-footed Falcon, Morden Bog, 04-08/05/2016, BJ Hill et al - Fast-track Accepted

Western Bonelli’s Warbler, Portland BO, 11/05/2016, per birding info services - Accepted




Golden Oriole, Weymouth, 05/06/2016, N Fowler - Accepted

Woodchat Shrike, Martinstown, 10-14/06/2016, D Chown et al - Fast-track Accepted




Honey Buzzard, Dorchester, 18/07/2016, G Upton - Accepted

Melodious Warbler, Durlston CP, 26/07/2016, I Lewis, T Elborn et al - Fast-track Accepted




Aquatic Warbler x2, Undisclosed location, 14/08/2016, Observers withheld - Accepted

Aquatic Warbler, Lytchett Fields RSPB, 31/08-01/09/2016, I. Ballam et al - Accepted

Cory's Shearwater, West Bexington, 20/08/2016, AJ Barrett, MJ Morse - Accepted




American Golden Plover, Lodmoor, 21/09/2016, IM Stanley - Accepted

Black Stork, The Verne, Portland and roaming 07/09/2016, C. E. Richards et al - Accepted

Citrine Wagtail, Radipole, 01/09/2016, B Spencer et al - Accepted

Corncrake, Ringstead Bay, 07/09/2016, G Upton - Accepted

Lesser Yellowlegs, Lytchett Fields RSPB, 18/09/2016 into 2017, I. Ballam et al - Accepted

Paddyfield Warbler, Undisclosed location, 19/09/2016, Observers withheld - Accepted

Pectoral Sandpiper, Sutton Bingham Resr, 03/09/2016, T Farr - Accepted

Spotted Crake, Lytchett Fields, 19/09/2016, S Robson et al - Accepted




Common Rosefinch, Combefield Quarry, 07/10/2016, D & M Foot - Fast-track Accepted

Isabelline Shrike, The Verne, Portland, 30/10/2016, C. E. Richards et al - Accepted

Pine Bunting, Portland BO, 26/10/2016, per birding information services - Accepted

Pink-footed Goose, Hatch Pond, 06/10/2016 - Not Proven (to be recorded as Tundra Bean/Pink-foot)

Red-eyed Vireo, Portland BO, 14/10/2016, per birding information services - Accepted

Red-flanked Bluetail, Portland BO, 25/10/2016, per birding information services - Accepted

Rose-coloured Starling, Dorchester, 22/10/2016, IM Stanley et al - Accepted

Whooper Swan, Lytchett Bay, 20/10/2016, I Ballam, I Lewis - Fast-track Accepted




Bewick's Swan x2, Radipole, 25/11/2016, B Spencer et al - Fast-track Accepted

Richard's Pipit, Mudeford Spit, 01/11/2016, S Simmonds - Accepted




Cattle Egret x2, Bockhampton Dairy Farm, 14/12/2016-2017, O Frampton et al - Fast-track Accepted

Cattle Egret, Beacon Corner (Puddletown Forest), 17/12/2016, O Thomas - Accepted

Green-winged Teal, Lytchett Fields, 05/12/2016-2017, ID Ballam et al - Fast-track Accepted

Hume’s Warbler, Portland BO, 14-19/12/2016, per birding information services - Accepted