Spring Migrant Arrivals 2012

March 8th: Sand Martin - nine at Hengistbury (2011: March 17th)
March 8th: Wheatear - three at Hengistbury (2011: March 12th)
March 10th: Chiffchaff - one singing behind the Nursery (2011: March 12th)
March 12th: Firecrest - one singing in Stanpit car park (2011: March 14th)
March 12th: Linnet - four birds about Crouch Hill, some in song (2011: date not recorded)
March 13th: Meadow Pipit - a flock of 26 on the Barn Field (2011: March 7th)
March 14th: Little Ringed Plover - a single bird over Stanpit (2011: March 11th)
March 16th: Black Redstart - a female on the sandspit (2011: March 16th)
March 17th: Swallow - a single bird seen over Hengistbury and Wick (2011: March 21st)
March 19th: Sandwich Tern - four from Mudeford Quay (2011: March 14th)
March 25th: Willow Warbler - at least two singing on Wick Fields (2011: March 16th)
March 28th: Hobby - the earliest ever for CHOG over Stanpit (2011: April 14th)
March 30th: Tree Pipit - one in over the Coastguard (2011: April 6th)
March 30th: Redstart - a total of four around the Barn Field (2011: April 2nd)
April 2nd: Whitethroat - one in the Bobolink Field (2011: April 4th)
April 3rd: Osprey - one over the harbour and then east (2011: April 13th)
April 4th: House Martin - one west over Solent Meads golf course (2011: March 23rd)
April 4th: Greenshank - a single bird in Stanpit Creek (2011: April 13th)
April 7th: Yellow Wagtail - a couple of birds north over Hengistbury (2011: March 15th)
April 7th: Whimbrel - 2 birds at Stanpit (2011: April 8th)
April 8th: Sedge Warbler - a bird on Priory Marsh (2011: April 4th)
April 11th: Common Tern - one off Mudeford Quay (2011: April 6th)
April 11th: Swift - one over the harbour (2011: April 21st)
April 11th: Common Sandpiper - a bird at Stanpit (2011: April 14th)
April 12th: Cuckoo - a male on Wick Fields (2011: April 16th)
April 12th: Garden Warbler - a couple of birds in Wick Ditch (2011: April 15th)
April 12th: Reed Warbler - one on Wick Fields (2011: date not recorded)
April 12th: Grasshopper Warbler - four birds at Stanpit (2011: April 7th)
April 12th: Pied Flycatcher - a male on Wick Fields (2011: April 8th)
April 13th: Turtle Dove - one over Wick Fields (2011: April 20th)
April 13th: Little Tern - a single bird fishing at Stanpit briefly (2011: April 11th)
April 18th: Great Skua - three birds west out of The Solent (2011: date not recorded)
April 19th: Arctic Tern - a flock of 6 birds over the Black House (2011: April 24th)
April 20th: Wood Warbler - 2 birds in the Wood on Hengistbury (2011: April 8th)
April 20th: Whinchat - a single bird on Wick (2011: April 8th)
April 23rd: Arctic Skua - a minimum of 10 birds at sea (2011: April 30th)
April 26th: Pomarine Skua - a single bird over the sandspit (2011: May 1st)
April 27th: Spotted Flycatcher - one at Stanpit (2011: April 27th)
April 27th: Nightingale - a bird singing for a couple of days on Wick (2011: April 8th)
April 30th: Lesser Whitethroat - one on Wick (2011: April 9th)
May 3rd: Curlew Sandpiper - one at Stanpit (2011: May 21st)
May 26th: Roseate Tern - a single bird east past Mudeford Quay (2011: April 25th)