Spring Migrant Arrivals 2011

February 25th: Sand Martin - one north over Stanpit, the earliest ever (2010: March 17th)
March 7th: Meadow Pipit - 46 north over Stanpit (2010: March 6th)
March 11th: Little Ringed Plover - a bird on Priory Marsh all day (2010: March 15th)
March 11th: Stonechat - the first 3 males in the area, on the head, this year (2010: March 6th)
March 12th: Wheatear - a male on Crouch Hill (2010: March 15th)
March 12th: Chiffchaff - a bird at the end of the head (2010: March 16th)
March 12th: alba Wagtail - a few in-off over Hengistbury and Wick (2010: March 6th)
March 14th: Firecrest - 3 on Hengistbury (2010: March 4th)
March 14th: Sandwich Tern - 2 east past Hengistbury (2010: March 16th)
March 15th: Yellow Wagtail - one over Stanpit, the earliest ever (2010: April 7th)
March 16th: Willow Warbler - a bird half-heartedly singing in Double Dykes (2010: March 25th)
March 16th: Black Redstart - 2 at the end of the head (2010: not recorded in spring)
March 16th: Blackcap - a bird singing by Wick village pond (2010: March 12th)
March 21st: Swallow - a single bird over Hengistbury (2010: March 18th)
March 23rd: House Martin - CHOG's fifth March record over Hengistbury (2010: March 27th)
April 2nd: Redstart - a male on Stanpit close to the golf course (2010: April 3rd)
April 4th: Garganey - a drake north through the harbour (2010: March 16th)
April 4th: Whitethroat - a single bird on Wick (2010: April 7th)
April 4th: Sedge Warbler - two singing by the HHC (2010: March 24th)
April 6th: Tree Pipit - one over Hengistbury (2010: April 7th)
April 6th: Common Tern - one in Stanpit Bight (2010: April 19th)
April 7th: Grasshopper Warbler - two birds reeling at Stanpit (2010: April 10th)
April 8th: Nightingale - a bird on the Batters (2010: April 21st)
April 8th: Whimbrel - one leaving the harbour over Hengistbury (2010: April 11th)
April 8th: Pied Flycatcher - two on Hengistbury (2010: April 8th)
April 8th: Wood Warbler - a bird on Wick (2010: May 6th)
April 8th: Whinchat - one at Whitepits (2010: April 18th)
April 9th: Reed Warbler - a couple on Wick (2010: April 16th)
April 9th: Lesser Whitethroat - two singing on Wick (2010: April 11th)
April 11th: Little Tern - three at Stanpit (2010: April 21st)
April 13th: Osprey - one north over the harbour (2010: April 4th)
April 13th: Greenshank - a bird at Stanpit (2010: March 4th)
April 14th: Hobby - one over Wick Fields (2010: April 30th)
April 14th: Common Sandpiper - a couple at Stanpit (2010: April 7th)
April 15th: Garden Warbler - a bird in song by Holloway's Dock (2010: April 18th)
April 16th: Cuckoo - a male bird briefly about the Barn Field (2010: April 24th)
April 20th: Turtle Dove - one north over the Wooden Bridge, Wick (2010: April 15th)
April 21st: Swift - two north over Stanpit (2010: April 17th)
April 21st: Ring Ouzel - one at Stanpit (2010: April 7th)
April 24th: Arctic Tern - one past Hengistbury (2010: April 24th)
April 25th: Roseate Tern - a bird east past Hengistbury (2010: May 6th)
April 27th: Spotted Flycatcher - one off Hengistbury over to Wick (2010: May 5th)
April 30th: Arctic Skua - a pale-phase bird east past Hengistbury (2010: April 25th)
May 1st: Pomarine Skua - a total of 12 birds west at sea (2010: not recorded in spring)
May 21st: Curlew Sandpiper - one at Stanpit (2010: not recorded in spring)