August 2022 – vol. 115, issue 8, pp 477–480 My patch – Lytchett BayI moved to Dorset in 1991, having migrated from my childhood home of Northumberland via university and my early career years in Manchester. My arrival in this bird-, and vagrant-rich county coincided with a reconnection with my teenage passion for birding. I immediately set about discovering the huge array of sites that were on offer in my new county, and growing my Dorset... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.