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.

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Dorset's Bird Of The Month (October)

Whilst we may have our favourites, be it the Pallid Swift at Christchurch or the obliging Short-toed Lark on Portland, the honour must go to the Thrush Nightingale at Portland Bill. Shame that I only heard the damn thing call. Anyway, well done to the finder who pulled it out of a mist net, so maybe, I should be congratulating the net itself. Certainly yet another contender for bird of the year in Dorset.

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