Dorset Bird Reports

The annual bird report is provided free of charge to members or can be purchased by non-members. Back numbers can also be purchased, along with other essential materials  - see Sales: http://dorsetbirds.co.uk/sales/

Many back numbers are also available as free downloadable pdfs

Newsletters

Members also receive a newsletter three times a year, either as a hard copy or as a pdf. Most members now choose to receive this as a pdf by email rather than by post.
Back numbers are available as free downloadable pdfs.

Articles

The Bird Club occasionally publishes stand-alone articles, available online:

Are all birdwatchers white and middle-aged or older? by Geoff Upton August 2020 - with summary of comments received

Selected articles from Dorset Bird Reports are also available:

Poole Harbour Osprey Translocation Project, by Brittany Maxted (Dorset Bird Report 2019, December 2020)

Red Kites in Dorset, by Shaun Robson (Dorset Bird Report 2019, December 2020)

Increases in Farmland Birds in Dorset Show the Possibilities for Change: An Example of Rapid Recovery, by Mike Coleman (Dorset Bird Report 2018, June 2020).

Thirty Years of Birding at Abbotsbury Swannery, by Steve Groves (Dorset Bird Report 2017, November 2019).

Long-tailed Ducks at Abbotsbury Swannery by Steve Groves

A Study of Breeding Peregrine Falcon in Dorset, by Granville Pictor (from Dorset Bird Report 2015, June 2017)

And we're doing a series of 'how to' articles on birdwatching skills in our Newsletters,  featured here:

'Noc-mig' - Nocturnal Migration over Dorset and Beyond by Paul Morton (from Newsletter 101, July 2021)

Sea-watching - Some Reflections on Birding the Waves by Nick Whitehouse (from Newsletter 100, March 2021)

Separating Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs by Ian Lewis (first published on Dorset Bird Club Facebook page autumn 2021)

 

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Dorset Bird Report 2017

Review and Highlights of 2017 - Geoff Upton

Systematic List for 2017

Dorset Bird Ringing Report for 2017 - Kevin Sayer

Rarity Finders' Reports 2017

Thirty Years of Birding at Abbotsbury Swannery - Steve Groves

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Dorset Bird Report 2016

Review and Highlights of the Year – Marcus Lawson and Geoff Upton

Systematic List for 2016

Dorset Bird Ringing 2016 – Kevin Sayer

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Dorset Bird Report 2015

A Brief Review and Highlights of the Year – Marcus Lawson

Systematic List for 2015

Dorset Bird Ringing 2015 – Kevin Sayer

A Study of Breeding Peregrines in Dorset – Granville Pictor

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Dorset Bird Report 2014

A Brief Review and Highlights of the Year – Marcus Lawson

Systematic List for 2014

Dorset Bird Ringing 2014 – Kevin Sayer

Short-toed Eagle: new species for Dorset – Paul Morton

Northern Harrier: new species for Dorset – Peter Moore

Little Bustard: finders account – Mike Morse Purbeck Breeding Seabird Survey – Sophie Lake

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Dorset Bird Report 2013

A Brief Review and Highlights of the Year – Marcus Lawson

Systematic List for 2013

Dorset Bird Ringing 2013 – Kevin Sayer

Brunnich’s Guillemot: new species for Dorset – Debby Saunders

Caspian Gull in 1992: new species for Britain – Brett Spencer

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Dorset Bird Report 2012

A Brief Review and Highlights of the Year – Marcus Lawson

Systematic List for 2012

Dorset Bird Ringing 2012 – Kevin Sayer

Weymouth Siberian Chiffchaff – Martin Collinson and Ian Dodd

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Dorset Bird Report 2011

Review and Highlights of 2011 – Kevin Lane

Systematic List for 2011

Dorset Bird Ringing 2011 – Kevin Sayer

Paddyfield Warbler – Martin Cade and Ian Dodd

Cory’s Shearwater – James Phillips

Great Reed Warbler in 1961 – Mike Morse

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Dorset Bird Report 2010

Review and Highlights of 2010 – Kevin Lane

Systematic List for 2010

Dorset Bird Ringing 2010 – Kevin Sayer

Bufflehead – Alan Barrett

Red-necked Stint – Paul Baker

Gull-billed Tern – Mike Morse

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Dorset Bird Report 2009

Review and Highlights of 2009 – Kevin Lane

Systematic List for 2009

Dorset Bird Ringing 2009 – Kevin Lane

Collared Flycatcher – Pete Saunders

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Dorset Bird Report 2008

Review and Highlights of 2008 – Kevin Lane and Phyl England

Systematic List for 2008

Dorset Bird Ringing 2008 – Kevin Lane

Little Bittern – Nevil Fowler

Glossy Ibis – Bob Ford

Long-billed Dowitcher – Dave Chown

Thrush Nightingale – Mark Barrett and Grahame Walbridge

Siberian Stonechat – Kevin Lane and the late David Dicker

Grey-cheeked Thrush – Peter Morgan

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler – Martin Cade

Penduline Tit – Dave Smith

Lesser Grey Shrike – Peter Williams and Steve W Smith

The Status of the Osprey in Dorset and Poole Harbour – Jol Mitchell

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Dorset Birds: Dorset Bird Club Newsletters

Issue No 101, July 2021

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Issue No 100, March 2021

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Issue No 99, November 2020

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Issue No 98, July 2020

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Issue No 97, March 2020

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Issue No 96, November 2019

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Issue No 95, March 2019

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Issue No 94, November 2018

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Issue No 93, August 2018

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Issue No 92, March 2018

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Issue No 91, November 2017

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Issue No 90, July 2017

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Issue No 89, March 2017

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Issue No 88, November 2016

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Issue No 87, July 2016

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Issue No 86, March 2016

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Issue No 85, November 2015

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Issue No 84, July 2015

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Issue No 83, March 2015

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Issue No 82, April 2014

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Issue No 81, December 2013

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Issue No 80, July 2013

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Issue No 79, February 2013

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Issue No 78, December 2012

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Issue No 77, July 2012

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Issue No 76, November 2011

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Issue No 75, October 2011

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Issue No 74, July 2011

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Issue No 73, February 2011

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Issue No 72, Autumn/Winter 2010

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