Spring Migrant Arrivals 2004

March 11th: Firecrest - 1 bird in the Wood, Hengistbury (2003: March 1st)
March 13th: Wheatear - 1 male on the Barn Field, Hengistbury (2003: March 12th)
March 14th: Sand Martin - 2 birds north over Barn Bight (2003: March 9th)
March 16th: Sandwich Tern - 1 bird off Mudeford Quay (2003: March 7th)
March 16th: Willow Warbler - 1 bird in Smithy's Field (2003: March 26th)
March 16th: Blackcap - 1 male in Smithy's Field (2003: Date not recorded)
March 17th: Ring Ouze l - 1 male on top of the head (2003: Date not recorded)
March 18th: House Martin - 1 bird in the Whitepits area (2003: April 14th)
March 18th: Black Redstart - 2 birds on Hengistbury P&P (2003: Date not recorded)
March 18th: Tree Pipit - 2 birds on Hengistbury (2003: March 26th)
March 25th: Garganey - 1 drake in Stanpit Bight (2003: March 17th)
March 25th: Swallow - 1 bird over Stanpit Golf Course (2003: March 22nd)
March 28th: Little Ringed Plover - 1 bird circled Priory Marsh (2003: March 18th)
March 31st: Redstart - 1 male on Stanpit Golf Course (2003: April 15th)
April 1st: Whitethroat - 1 on Hengistbury (2003: April 15th)
April 7th: Hobby - 1 over Stanpit (2003: April 14th)
April 8th: Yellow Wagtail - 4 birds over Wick and Hengistbury (2003: March 26th)
April 8th: Whimbrel - 2 birds arrived on Stanpit (2003: April 11th)
April 10th: Sedge Warbler - 2 birds singing weakly around the HHC (2003: April 12th)
April 10th: Swift - an early bird over the Point House Cafe (2003: April 22nd)
April 11th: Osprey - 1 north through the harbour into the valley (2003: Date not recorded)
April 12th: Common Tern - 1 bird past Hengistbury (2003: April 9th)
April 12th: Common Sandpiper - 1 bird on Priory Marsh riverbank (2003: April 23rd)
April 14th: Pied Flycatcher - male over Wick Hams (2003: April 21st)
April 15th: Nightingale - 1 singing bird Two Riversmeet car park (2003: Not recorded)
April 15th: Grasshopper Warbler - 4 reeling birds, 3 Stanpit, 1 Wick (2003: April 15th)
April 15th: Greenshank - 1 bird calling over the harbour (2003: Date not recorded)
April 16th: Little Tern - 5 birds over Double Dykes and 1 in harbour (2003: April 17th)
April 17th: Garden Warbler - 1 bird singing and seen by Stanpit golf course (2003: April 17th)
April 17th: Cuckoo - 1 heard and seen at Hengistbury (2003: March 27th)
April 21st: Arctic Tern - 6 past the Beach Huts (2003: April 24th)
April 21st: Great Skua - 7 west past the Beach Huts (2003: April 13th)
April 22nd: Lesser Whitethroat - 1 bird on the Common (2003: May 3rd)
April 23rd: Spotted Flycatcher - 1 bird in the North Scrubs (2003: April 23rd)
April 24th: Whinchat - 1 bird on Hengistbury (2003: April 23rd)
April 29th: Arctic Skua - 1 bird east past Hengistbury (2003: April 20th)
April 29th: Wood Warbler - 1 in Double Dykes (2003: April 24th)
May 1st: Turtle Dove - 1 bird in off the sea at the Beach Huts (2003: May 4th)
May 8th: Manx Shearwater - 8 east past the Beach Huts (2003: Date not recorded)
May 27th: Roseate Tern - 1 through the harbour (2003: May 1st)

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