Spring Migrant Arrivals 2017

February 20th
Wheatear - one briefly on North Marsh, Stanpit (2016: March17th)
February 28th
Linnet - a single bird on the Barn Field (2016: March 5th)
March 4th
Garganey - a pair briefly by the Bailey Bridge (2016: April 13th)
March 4th:
Sandwich Tern - one purposefully east at sea (2016: March 27th)
March 4th
Pied Wagtail - one in off the sea over Coastguards (2016: date not recorded)
March 5th
Sand Martin - one heading inland over Whitepits (2016: March 18th)
March 9th
Whitethroat - an incredibly early bird in song by the HHC (2016: April 11th)
March 10th
Chiffchaff - four birds on Whitepits and Crouch Hill (2016: March 7th)
March 10th
Meadow Pipit- a clear influx of at least 150 birds in foggy conditions (2016: March 8th)
March 11th
Black Redstart - a female by the Coastguards (2016: February 25th)
March 25th
Willow Warbler - one at Stanpit (2016: March 25th)