This blog is about my birding exploits, which mainly take place in the Weymouth/Portland area, in Dorset. Will also include stuff from elsewhere, plus some other critters too. Hope you enjoy. All photographs are © Brett Spencer, unless indicated otherwise. The above image is of a Siberian Rubythroat, taken in Holland in 2016.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Blast From The Past (December, January & February)

The last in the series of reminiscing at past goodies in Dorset, that I've captured on camera.


The adult male Ferruginous Duck at Morden Park Lake in 2002.

An exhausted Little Auk on The Fleet at Littlesea in 2007.

The 2 adult Greenland White-fronted Geese near Puddletown in 2007.

The adult female Ferruginous Duck at Abbotsbury Swannery in 2009.

Adult Black Brant on The Fleet at Littlesea in 2010.

Waxwings at Poole in 2010.

A closer look at one of those Poole Waxwings from 2010.

Waxwing at Dorchester in 2010.


An adult Black Brant with Dark-bellied Brent Geese at Ferrybridge in 2004.

Waxwings at Poole in 2005.

An adult Glaucous Gull at West Bexington in 2009.

Black Brant with a Pale-bellied Brent Goose and Dark-bellied Brent Geese on The Fleet at Butterstreet.

A Waxwing next to where I live in Weymouth in 2011.


Tundra Bean Geese at Abbotsbury Swannery in 2003.

Adult female Waxwing in Weymouth in 2005.

A Long-billed Dowitcher on The Fleet at Rodden Hive in 2008. 

A Siberian Chiffchaff at Lodmoor in 2009.

The 1st-winter Long-billed Dowitcher at Poole Park Lake in 2011.

 I hope this series has brought back some memories for you. Let's get out there and make some more.

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