Portland

Species seen on Portland at sites other than the featured nature reserves.

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These are some photographs of species seen at this site that have accompanied tweets from Twitter contributors. Click/tap a photo to see the original version.

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Adonis Blue

I find the blues very difficult to identify; you think you've got it mastered and so get a better...
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American Yellow Warbler

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21/08/2017 - 19:18
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American Yellow Warbler

Tweet Date:
21/08/2017 - 22:54
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American Yellow Warbler

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21/08/2017 - 22:10
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Barn Owl

Tweet Date:
14/01/2017 - 20:45
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Barn Owl

Tweet Date:
11/07/2017 - 19:30
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Barn Owl

Tweet Date:
04/02/2017 - 18:30
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Beautiful Gothic

Tweet Date:
05/09/2017 - 18:36
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Bedstraw Hawk-moth

Tweet Date:
10/07/2017 - 12:45
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Black Arches

Tweet Date:
03/07/2017 - 15:00
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Black Redstart

Tweet Date:
27/03/2017 - 17:30
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Common Blue

Photo taken pre 2011. Identifying features of the commkon blue are the overall blue colouring, the...
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Common Blue

Photo taken pre 2011. This shows the very different underside of the wings
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Common Rosefinch

Tweet Date:
21/06/2017 - 05:45
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Dusky Warbler

Tweet Date:
02/05/2017 - 20:30
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Grasshopper Warbler

Tweet Date:
23/04/2017 - 06:45
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Hoverfly (V zonaria)

Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 13:15
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth

Tweet Date:
13/08/2017 - 18:42
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Humming-bird Hawk-moth

Tweet Date:
23/08/2017 - 20:33
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Kestrel

Tweet Date:
14/04/2017 - 21:30
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Kestrel

Tweet Date:
15/01/2017 - 17:00
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Least Carpet

Tweet Date:
02/07/2017 - 17:30
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Little Owl

Tweet Date:
14/04/2017 - 21:30
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Lulworth Skipper

Tweet Date:
08/07/2017 - 05:45
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Species Recorded by Record Datesort ascending Tweet Photo? View Tweet
Retweet 17/09/2017 - 23:05

RT @Portland_Nature: Back to Portland again. A walk along Barleycrates Lane, counted the following on Ivy. 150+ Red Admiral, 12 Peacock, 2…

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Retweet 17/09/2017 - 23:05

RT @Portland_Nature: Back to Portland again. A walk along Barleycrates Lane, counted the following on Ivy. 150+ Red Admiral, 12 Peacock, 2…

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Debby Saunders 17/09/2017 - 14:20

This pale Common Buzzard has been around on Portland for a couple of weeks. I get an 'Osprey alert' each time I fir… https://t.co/bZdBmu0hiA

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Nick Hull 16/09/2017 - 21:02

Brake lights on! Caught up with this Hummingbird Hawkmoth feeding on Valerian near The Eight Kings Quarry, Portland… https://t.co/nfs03EU1sN

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Joe Stockwell 16/09/2017 - 11:01

Ring Ouzel Bumpers lane

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Debby Saunders 16/09/2017 - 10:28

3 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest in the garden early this morning but quiet now

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Debby Saunders 16/09/2017 - 10:28

3 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest in the garden early this morning but quiet now

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Debby Saunders 16/09/2017 - 10:28

3 Spotted Flycatcher, 5 Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest in the garden early this morning but quiet now

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Debby Saunders 16/09/2017 - 08:02

Hoopoe just flew from Southwell towards 8 Kings Quarry

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Portland Bird Observatory 15/09/2017 - 16:30

5 Spoonbills just circled over Culverwell and eventually left high northeast towards the mainland

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Retweet 15/09/2017 - 09:09

RT @garyjwhite54: Hoopoe seen to fly off in the direction of Southwell pumping station

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Debby Saunders 15/09/2017 - 08:42

6 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap and Goldcrest in the garden this morning with Yellow and Grey Wagtail and lots of Meadow Pipits over

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Debby Saunders 15/09/2017 - 08:42

6 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap and Goldcrest in the garden this morning with Yellow and Grey Wagtail and lots of Meadow Pipits over

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Debby Saunders 15/09/2017 - 08:42

6 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap and Goldcrest in the garden this morning with Yellow and Grey Wagtail and lots of Meadow Pipits over

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Debby Saunders 15/09/2017 - 08:42

6 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap and Goldcrest in the garden this morning with Yellow and Grey Wagtail and lots of Meadow Pipits over

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Debby Saunders 15/09/2017 - 08:42

6 Chiffchaffs, Blackcap and Goldcrest in the garden this morning with Yellow and Grey Wagtail and lots of Meadow Pipits over

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Debby Saunders 14/09/2017 - 12:36

Hoopoe flew from the 8 Kings Quarry area to the back of Southwell. It may be spending time in the allotments adjacent to the quarry

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Dorset Bird Club 13/09/2017 - 22:14

Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Southwell, Portland, this evening - very nice... https://t.co/86POCzNoN2

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Portland Bird Observatory 13/09/2017 - 16:23

Buff-breasted Sandpiper in a horse paddock beside the Bill Road c400m south of Southwell

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Debby Saunders 13/09/2017 - 14:28

Hoopoe (with a ring) briefly at the bottom of Southwell gardens

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Portland Bird Observatory 12/09/2017 - 11:08

Wryneck still at the Obs Quarry today; Hoopoe on the lawn of a private garden at Southwell earlier this mrng per Gary White

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Portland Bird Observatory 12/09/2017 - 11:08

Wryneck still at the Obs Quarry today; Hoopoe on the lawn of a private garden at Southwell earlier this mrng per Gary White

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Retweet 10/09/2017 - 07:51

RT @stilts38: Wryneck Observed quarry Portland!!

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Debby Saunders 09/09/2017 - 18:58

Hoopoe just flashed through the garden heading 8 Kings Quarry direction (will it never stop here for just a minute)

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Debby Saunders 08/09/2017 - 18:42

Hoopoe briefly through Southwell Gardens but once again didn't stay around

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Debby Saunders 07/09/2017 - 13:34

Hoopoe briefly through the garden in Southwell midday, didn't stop, probably heading east

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Debby Saunders 05/09/2017 - 18:36

A very smart looking Beautiful Gothic https://t.co/8TnWmZCKyK

Yes view
Debby Saunders 04/09/2017 - 18:27

Yellow-legged Gull flew south past Southwell

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Debby Saunders 04/09/2017 - 06:36

A Barn Owl is hunting in the fog the fields below Southwell https://t.co/B36v5g5uDQ

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Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 18:49 A few migrant birds in the garden today with 9 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Spotted Flycatchers… https://t.co/yrwBXirTXo No
Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 18:49 A few migrant birds in the garden today with 9 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Spotted Flycatchers… https://t.co/yrwBXirTXo No
Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 18:49 A few migrant birds in the garden today with 9 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Spotted Flycatchers… https://t.co/yrwBXirTXo No
Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 18:49 A few migrant birds in the garden today with 9 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Spotted Flycatchers… https://t.co/yrwBXirTXo No
Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 14:13

Garden full of Butterflies today, at least 10 Red Admiral, 7 Small Tortoiseshell, singles of Painted Lady and Peaco… https://t.co/UIfy2BlxuU

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Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 14:13

Garden full of Butterflies today, at least 10 Red Admiral, 7 Small Tortoiseshell, singles of Painted Lady and Peaco… https://t.co/UIfy2BlxuU

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Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 14:13

Garden full of Butterflies today, at least 10 Red Admiral, 7 Small Tortoiseshell, singles of Painted Lady and Peaco… https://t.co/UIfy2BlxuU

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Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 14:13

Garden full of Butterflies today, at least 10 Red Admiral, 7 Small Tortoiseshell, singles of Painted Lady and Peaco… https://t.co/UIfy2BlxuU

No
Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 10:22

Reap Lane 16 Wheatear and 4 Yellow Wagtail in the horse paddocks

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Debby Saunders 02/09/2017 - 10:22

Reap Lane 16 Wheatear and 4 Yellow Wagtail in the horse paddocks

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Debby Saunders 30/08/2017 - 19:03

The morning rain brought down 5 Willow Warblers and there was an evening Spotted Fly but no sign earlier of Rosy Starling at Reap Lane

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Debby Saunders 30/08/2017 - 19:03

The morning rain brought down 5 Willow Warblers and there was an evening Spotted Fly but no sign earlier of Rosy Starling at Reap Lane

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Debby Saunders 30/08/2017 - 13:22

Phone pic of Red Underwing from last night's trap #moths https://t.co/oieS0NHvDF

Yes view
Debby Saunders 29/08/2017 - 15:39 Pied Flycatcher on the small pond from yesterday evening https://t.co/F4blEIlCtF Yes view
Debby Saunders 29/08/2017 - 15:29

Vestal and Palpita vitrialis from last night Other migrants: Dark Sword -grass, Pearly Underwing, 2 Silver Y, 5 noc… https://t.co/Lt2waMYjWq

No
Debby Saunders 29/08/2017 - 15:29

Vestal and Palpita vitrialis from last night Other migrants: Dark Sword -grass, Pearly Underwing, 2 Silver Y, 5 noc… https://t.co/Lt2waMYjWq

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Debby Saunders 29/08/2017 - 15:29

Vestal and Palpita vitrialis from last night Other migrants: Dark Sword -grass, Pearly Underwing, 2 Silver Y, 5 noc… https://t.co/Lt2waMYjWq

No
James Phillips 28/08/2017 - 15:55 RT @lookin4spoonies: 15:40hrs: 2 Grasshopper warbler Barleycrates Lane @PortlandBirdObs No
Debby Saunders 27/08/2017 - 12:18 A nice selection of Scarce Bordered Straw #moths (a composite 😉) @MigrantMothUK https://t.co/aJZBcStdpp No
Debby Saunders 27/08/2017 - 09:15 Quick visit to Reap Lane, 22 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, Spotted Flycatcher No
Debby Saunders 27/08/2017 - 09:15 Quick visit to Reap Lane, 22 Yellow Wagtail, 3 Wheatear, Spotted Flycatcher No

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