Spring Migrant Arrivals 2005

March 13th: Linnet - 2 birds on Crouch Hill, Stanpit (2004: Date not recorded)
March 13th: Meadow Pipit - 36 over Stanpit Golf Course (2004: Date not recorded)
March 15th: Wheatear - 2 males on the Barn Field, Hengistbury (2004: March 13th)
March 16th: Firecrest - 1 male on the Golf Course Bank at Stanpit (2004: March 11th)
March 16th: Sandwich Tern - 3 birds across the area (2004: March 16th)
March 16th: Sand Martin - 4 north, 3 over Priory Marsh, 1 by the HHC (2004: March 14th)
March 16th: Chiffchaff - 13 birds about, 1 singing on Wick (2004: Date not recorded)
March 16th: Stonechat - 7 on Stanpit Golf Course (2004: Date not recorded)
March 16th: Sanderling - 1 on Stanpit (2004: Date not recorded)
March 17th: Black Redstart - 1 on the Beach Huts (2004: March 18th)
March 24th: Swallow - 1 bird north over the Common (2004: March 25th)
March 24th: Willow Warbler - 1 singing in the Wood (2004: March 16th)
March 25th: Yellow Wagtail - 1 over Stanpit (2004: April 8th)
March 25th: Blackcap - 1 bird in the North Scrubs (2004: Date not recorded)
March 28th: Whimbrel - 1 heard in fog over Wick Fields (2004: April 8th)
March 28th: Sedge Warbler - 1 in sub-song by the HHC (2004: April 10th)
March 31st: Ring Ouzel - 1 male on the Batters (2004: March 17th)
March 31st: Redstart - 1 male by the HHC (2004: March 31st)
April 1st: Tree Pipit - 2 birds over Hengistbury (2004: March 18th)
April 1st: House Martin - at least 2 birds over Priory Marsh (2004: March 18th)
April 2nd: Whitethroat - singing male on Wick Fields (2004: April 1st)
April 2nd: Garganey - drake on Stanpit (2004: March 25th)
April 3rd: Little Ringed Plover - heard over Hengistbury (2004: March 28th)
April 4th: Grasshopper Warbler - 2 quietly singing birds on Hengistbury (2004: April 15th)
April 4th: Osprey - 1 low over Two Riversmeet (2004: April 11th)
April 5th: Reed Warbler - 2 singing at Hengistbury (2004: Date not recorded!)
April 6th: Common Tern - 1 past Hengistbury (2004: April 12th)
April 7th: Arctic Skua - 1 east past Hengistbury (2004: April 21st)
April 7th: Little Tern - several birds off Hengistbury (2004: April 16th)
April 10th: Wood Warbler - 1 singing by the Nursery (2004: April 29th)
April 10th: Hobby - 1 north over Solent Meads Golf Course (2004: April 7th)
April 10th: Little Stint - 2 in the harbour (2004: Date not recorded)
April 10th: Common Sandpiper - 3 birds around the Priory Marsh area (2004: April 12th)
April 10th: Cuckoo - 1 on Stanpit (2004: April 17th)
April 12th: Pied Flycatcher - male behind the HHC (2004: April 14th)
April 16th: Nightingale - 1 bird singing on Wick Fields (2004: April 15th)
April 17th: Whinchat - a male on the Long Field (2004: Date not recorded)
April 18th: Manx Shearwater - 4 birds east past Hengistbury (2004: May 8th)
April 18th: Pomarine Skua - a group of 4 east into The Solent (2004: Not recorded in spring)
April 20th: Arctic Tern - 2 through the harbour (2004: April 21st)
April 20th: Garden Warbler - 1 on Hengistbury (April 17th)
April 22nd: Lesser Whitethroat - 1 on Wick Fields (2004: April 22nd)
April 23rd: Swift - 2 birds over Priory Marsh (2004: April 10th)
April 24th: Curlew Sandpiper - 1 on Stanpit (2004: Not recorded in spring)
April 25th: Turtle Dove - 6 birds about Wick Fields (2004: May 1st)
April 29th: Spotted Flycatcher - 1 bird arrived on the Barn Field (2004: April 23rd)
May 2nd: Roseate Tern - 2 birds off the Long Groyne (2004: May 27th)
May 2nd: Black Tern - 1 through the harbour (2004: Not recorded in spring)