Bird Species Arrival & Departure Dates

Summer Visitors

Species All Time:
Earliest
All Time:
Latest
2016:
Earliest
2016:
Latest
Hobby 13/04/2010 12/10/2007 03/07/16 06/09/16
Little Ringed Plover 14/03/13 08/10/2001 01/04/16 23/05/16
Common Tern 25/03/2005 14/10/2007 14/04/16 23/08/16
Turtle Dove 19/04/2003 05/10/2003    
Cuckoo 13/04/2008 28/07/2001 21/04/16 17/06/16
Swift 17/03/2004 19/09/2010 01/05/16 21/08/16
Sand Martin 10/03/2007 14/10/2012 01/04/16 14/08/16
Swallow 12/03/2007 03/11/14 03/04/16 17/10/16
House Martin 05/04/2006 16/10/2001 08/04/16 11/09/16
Willow Warbler 18/03/2004 14/10/2006 02/04/16 11/09/16
Garden Warbler 12/04/2014 16/10/2001 26/04/16 11/09/16
Lesser Whitethroat 09/04/2011 03/10/2004 13/04/16 18/09/16
Whitethroat 03/04/2011 04/10/2015 11/04/16 18/09/16
Grasshopper Warbler 04/04/2005 01/10/2006 10/04/16 17/07/16
Sedge Warbler 31/03/1998 04/10/2014 05/04/16 15/09/16
Reed Warbler 03/04/2011 11/10/2005 17/04/16 16/09/16
Yellow Wagtail 02/04/2002 11/10/2009 04/04/16 21/09/16
Chiffchaff and Blackcap not included because of frequent winter records.

Winter Visitors

Species All Time:
Latest
All Time:
Earliest
Latest:
2016
Earliest:
2016
Pink-footed Goose 08/02/13 23/09/2001 17/01/16 06/01/16
Wigeon 04/04/2016 01/07/2005 04/04/16 05/08/16
Teal 27/04/2016 29/05/2005 27/04/16 21/08/16
Goldeneye 08/05/2012 16/09/2012 12/04/16 15/10/16
Goosander 13/04/2008 18/10/2008 18/01/16
Merlin 15/04/2014 03/08/2003
Jack Snipe 22/04/2001 20/09/07 14/11/16 23/10/16
Common Snipe 22/05/2011 17/07/2005 20/04/16 21/08/16
Fieldfare 17/04/2001 07/10/1999 24/03/16 22/10/16
Redwing 30/03/2009 28/09/2001 24/03/16 04/10/16
Goldcrest 10/05/2015 11/09/2016 18/04/16 11/09/16
Brambling 08/04/99 08/10/2000 09/01/16 06/01/16
Pochard and Water Rail not included because present all summer.

Passage Migrants (All time earliest & latest sightings)

Species Spring:
Earliest
Spring:
Latest
Autumn:
Earliest
Autumn:
Latest
Marsh Harrier 14/03/11 24/05/08 01/08/07 03/12/12
Ringed Plover 20/02/05 02/07/05 11/07/10 23/11/07
Grey Plover 17/03/09 30/05/99 23/09/01 23/11/02
Red Knot 24/03/01 15/06/07 10/08/99 07/11/04
Sanderling 04/04/01 02/06/02 10/08/99 30/10/99
Little Stint 26/05/99 16/06/00 21/07/02 16/10/01
Ruff 23/03/03 07/04/00 04/07/06 22/11/02
Black-tailed Godwit 05/03/06 22/04/07 23/06/06 18/11/00
Bar-tailed Godwit 20/04/08 28/06/02 16/07/00 20/10/01
Whimbrel 02/04/03 22/05/03 06/07/08 04/09/13
Curlew 14/01/11 27/05/08 03/06/02 12/12/10
Common Sandpiper 31/03/03 24/06/02 02/07/06 30/09/13
Green Sandpiper 23/03/07 10/05/01 22/06/09 03/11/08
Greenshank 14/04/09 27/05/07 01/07/02 21/11/04
Turnstone 26/04/99 17/05/02 18/07/04 08/10/07
Little Gull 04/04/14 29/06/09 24/07/13 25/11/08
Little Tern 13/05/00 15/05/09 12/07/97 29/08/95
Black Tern 20/04/08 07/06/03 05/09/03
Sandwich Tern 03/04/04 08/05/00 06/07/99 17/09/01
Arctic Tern 10/04/03 22/05/06 22/07/07 21/10/07
Redstart 09/04/06 03/05/16 24/08/08 19/09/08
Whinchat 23/03/07 25/06/03 11/08/03 09/11/96
Northern Wheatear 14/03/00 02/06/01 25/07/08 07/10/07

Passage Migrants 2016

Species Spring:
Earliest
Spring:
Latest
Autumn:
Earliest
Autumn:
Latest
Marsh Harrier 01/04/16 29/04/16 27/10/16 30/10/16
Ringed Plover 15/05/16 23/05/16
Grey Plover
Red Knot
Sanderling
Little Stint
Ruff 09/10/16
Black-tailed Godwit
Bar-tailed Godwit
Whimbrel
Curlew 10/03/16
Common Sandpiper 21/04/16 12/05/16 02/07/16 16/09/16
Green Sandpiper 15/08/16
Greenshank 10/05/16 12/05/16 15/08/16 23/08/16
Turnstone
Little Gull 04/04/16
Little Tern
Arctic Tern 12/04/16
Black Tern
Sandwich Tern
Redstart 09/04/16 03/05/16 06/09/16
Whinchat 02/05/16 03/05/16 18/09/16 20/09/16
Northern Wheatear 07/04/16 29/05/16

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