Spring Migrant Arrivals 2008

March 5th: Sand Martin - a single bird north over Stanpit (2007: March 6th)
March 5th: alba Wagtail - a White Wagtail on Crouch Hill (2007: March 11th)
March 8th: Wheatear - a male on Warren Hill (2007: March 11th)
March 13th: Firecrest - one on the Batters (2007: March 5th)
March 13th: Meadow Pipit - 330 north over Hengistbury (2007: March 10th)
March 16th: Sandwich Tern - one east off Hengistbury (2007: March 22nd)
March 16th: Chiffchaff - several singing birds in the Wood and on Wick (2007: March 5th)
March 16th: Blackcap - a male singing in the Wood (2007: March 7th)
March 29th: Osprey - one bird north (2007: March 28th)
March 29th: Garganey - a drake west at sea (2007: March 23rd)
March 29th: Willow Warbler - a bird on Hengistbury (2007: March 26th)
March 30th: Swallow - 2 over Hengistbury (2007: March 27th)
March 31st: Little Ringed Plover - heard north over Stanpit (2007: March 26th)
April 1st: Black Redstart -a male by the HHC (2007: not recorded in spring)
April 1st: Pied Flycatcher - the earliest ever? A male in the North Scrubs (2007: April 11th)
April 1st: Yellow Wagtail - a bird on the deck by the Rusty Boat (2007: April 7th)
April 3rd: Sedge Warbler - singing by the Wooden Bridge, Wick (2007: April 13th)
April 4th: Ring Ouzel - 1 on the Barn Field (2007: March 26th)
April 4th: Tree Pipit - heard over Hengistbury (2007: April 6th )
April 4th: Redstart - a bird on the Batters (2007: April 6th)
April 5th: Whimbrel - 1 on Wick Hams (2007: April 10th)
April 13th: House Martin - a couple over Hengistbury (2007: March 27th)
April 13th: Whitethroat - at least 3 on Wick Fields (2007: March 28th)
April 13th: Reed Warbler - 1 singing in Great Spires (2007: April 9th)
April 15th: Grasshopper Warbler - a reeling bird on Wick (2007: April 8th)
April 16th: Greenshank - 1 in Stanpit Bight (2007: April 11th)
April 16th: Little Tern - 2 at Stanpit, morning and evening (2007: April 18th)
April 16th: Common Tern - a couple past Mudeford Quay (2007: April 7th)
April 16th: Black Tern - a bird with a large party of arriving Sandwich Tern (2007: May 3rd)
April 16th: Whinchat - 2 males on the Barn Field (2007: Apri 16th)
April 18th: Arctic Tern - 1 past Whitepits (2007: April 28th)
April 19th: Arctic Skua - a single east from Mudeford Quay (2007: April 13th)
April 20th: Lesser Whitethroat - at least 1 male singing on Wick (2007: April 10th)
April 20th: Garden Warbler - a bird singing at the end of Hengistbury (2007: April 10th)
April 20th: Cuckoo - heard on Wick (2007: April 18th)
April 20th: Hobby - a bird north through the harbour (2007: April 24th)
April 23rd: Wood Warbler - one in the Double Dykes fleetingly (2007: May 5th)
April 25th: Swift - singles over Stanpit and Hengistbury (2007: April 15th)
April 25th: Common Sandpiper - a bird at the end of Hengistbury (2007: April 10th)
May 1st: Roseate Tern - one at Stanpit (2007: May 10th)
May 2nd: Spotted Flycatcher - a bird in the Wood (2007: April 17th)
May 7th: Turtle Dove - one over Stanpit (2007: April 15th)