Spring Migrant Arrivals 2014

February 26th: Rook - 6 birds over Hengistbury (2013: date not recorded)
March 1st: Stonechat - an influx of 20 birds onto Hengistbury (2013: date not recorded)
March 7th: Meadow Pipit - 105 birds in-off the sea (2013: March 9th)
March 7th: Alba Wagtail - a couple in with the pipits (2013: March 9th)
March 9th: Chiffchaff - possibly an increase of birds at Stanpit (2013: March 9th)
March 9th Firecrest - a female on Wick Fields (2013: date not recorded)
March 9th: Linnet - birds singing on the Barn Field (2013: March 9th)
March 9th: Wheatear - a male on Warren Hill (2013: March 14th)
March 12th: Sand Martin - a single bird over Hengistbury (2013: March 10th)
March 12th: Blackcap - a bird was singing on Stanpit golf course (2013: March 13th)
March 15th: Black Redstart - a couple of birds on Hengistbury (2013: not recorded in spring)
March 16th: Willow Warbler - one at Stanpit with Chiffchaff (2013: March 25th)
March 17th: Little Ringed Plover - a bird over Hengistbury (2013: March13th)
March 17th: Swallow - one over Hengistbury (2013: March 25th)
March 17th: Sandwich Tern - one past Hengistbury (2013: March 9th)
March 27th: Garganey - a bird off Hengistbury with 5 Common Scoter (2013: March 28th)
March 27th: Cuckoo - one north over the harbour (2013: April 20th)
March 29th: House Martin - one in-off by the Coastguards (2013: April 11th)
March 29th: Common Tern - a bird east past Double Dykes (2013: April 9th)
March 31st: Arctic Skua - one past Hengistbury (2013: March 22nd)
April 1st: Yellow Wagtail - one over the HHC (2013: April 10th)
April 2nd: Redstart - a male by the HHC (2013: April 8th)
April 4th: Garden Warbler - an early bird at Stanpit (2013: April 21st)
April 4th: Sedge Warbler - one on Wick, close to the Wooden Bridge (2013: April 11th)
April 7th: Great Skua - one past Hengistbury (2013: date not recorded)
April 9th: Tree Pipit - one over Hengistbury (2013: March 28th)
April 9th: Grasshopper Warbler - a bird reeling by the HHC early on (2013: April 11th)
April 9th: Greenshank - one at Stanpit (2013: April 15th)
April 10th: Pied Flycatcher - one for a few seconds by the HHC (2013: April 24th)
April 10th: Whitethroat - a male singing on Wick Fields (2013: April 11th)
April 10th: Reed Warbler - one in the reeds at Priory Marsh (2013: April 14th)
April 11th: Lesser Whitethroat - one trapped and ringed at the HHC (2013: April 24th)
April 11th: Whinchat - a bird on the end of the sandspit with Wheatear (2013: April 15th)
April 14th: Little Tern - at least 3 birds about the area (2013: April 15th)
April 14th: Ring Ouzel - two, including a male, on Hengistbury (2013: March 26th)
April 14th: Common Sandpiper - four on Stanpit (2013: April 11th)
April 17th: Wood Warbler - one at the end of the head (2013: April 22nd)
April 18th: Swift - one over Mudeford Quay (2013: April 15th)
April 24th: Arctic Tern - a bird moving in the company of 2 Common Tern (2013: not recorded in spring)
April 28th: Spotted Flycatcher - one in the Wood (2013: May 5th)
April 29th: Hobby - a bird in-off over Mudeford Quay (2013: April 21st)
May 6th: Roseate Tern - two west past Mudeford Quay (2013: May 5th)
May 8th: Black Tern - one bird through The Run (2013: not recorded in spring)
May 13th: Honey Buzzard - one lingered over Mudeford Quay (2013: not recorded in spring)
May 14th: Turtle Dove - a bird over the HHC (2013: April 25th)