Spring Migrant Arrival Dates 1997-2006

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Manx Shearwater 27 March6 April 3 April4 April24 March31 March5 April23 April
Spoonbill7 March13 March7 March18 April9 March1 April25 February21 April19 February12 March
Garganey14 March16 March7 March26 February3 March16 March16 March4 February13 March7 February
Honey Buzzard30 April29 April 6 May16 May29 April8 May1 May12 May11 May
Montagu's Harrier15 April1 May3 May27 April12 May1 May29 April1 May26 April18 April
Marsh Harrier  11 March 23 March6 March  9 March6 March
Osprey24 March14 March4 March16 March17 March18 March9 March27 March24 February26 March
Hobby9 April3 April3 April13 April28 March1 April14 April20 March9 April19 April
Quail 25 March24 April21 May4 April 9 May20 March18 April31 March
Stone Curlew21 April18 March15 April 30 March 19 March9 April30 March2 April
Little Ringed Plover15 March16 March7 March7 March10 March14 March9 March13 March8 March5 March
Kentish Plover 17 April 26 April18 April9 April20 April1 April28 March7 April
Dotterel29 April2 April25 April21 April1 May 24 April3 May22 April21 April
Temminck's Stint1 May7 May2 May18 April10 May28 April4 May3 May8 May16 May
Whimbrel 25 March 5 March9 March8 April24 March19 March16 March17 March
Wood Sandpiper21 April2 May25 April22 April14 April2 May26 April27 April1 May20 April
Common Sandpiper    25 March1 April31 March4 April30 March10 March
Red-necked Phalarope 16 May23 May   4 May 4 May 
Pomarine Skua22 April17 April15 April13 April21 April15 April16 April20 April20 April20 April
Arctic Skua7 March23 March12 March24 March25 March27 March1 April30 March28 March26 March
Bonxie 27 March7 March26 February10 March28 March1 April13 March8 March3 April
Sandwich Tern10 March14 March6 March22 February9 March7 March27 February11 March7 March9 March
Roseate Tern 19 May25 April 21 April24 April21 May23 April4 May21 May
Common Tern25 March22 March1 April24 March18 March25 March24 March22 March28 March29 March
Arctic Tern11 April6 April15 April5 April12 April14 April12 April20 April3 April13 April
Little Tern31 March6 April5 April12 April14 April6 April14 April9 April4 April13 April
Black Tern15 April14 April2 April13 April20 April22 April17 April20 April13 April26 April
Turtle Dove20 April10 April18 April15 April17 April22 April17 April7 April10 April11 April
Cuckoo8 April3 April13 March13 April15 April27 March7 April5 April8 April28 March
Nightjar   7 May16 May 26 April 10 May1 May
Swift3 April15 April16 April14 April20 April8 April16 April12 April19 April4 April
Hoopoe 20 March20 March4 April3 April30 March25 March28 March28 March4 April
Wryneck15 April  18 April2 April 9 April 2 May5 April
Sand Martin21 March15 March8 February5 March9 March7 March27 February28 February22 February3 March
Swallow24 March15 March17 February9 March1 March9 March9 March14 March20 February3 March
House Martin25 March18 March2 February21 March14 March11 March11 March16 March17 February14 March
Tree Pipit29 March26 March5 April16 March31 March29 March7 April2 April29 March10 April
Yellow Wagtail23 March19 March23 March16 March26 March16 March23 March8 March28 March22 March
White Wagtail19 March6 March27 February5 March24 February6 March5 March28 February8 March9 March
Nightingale2 April3 April4 April4 April1 April2 April2 April2 April5 April8 April
Bluethroat26 March 4 April7 May17 March19 March 29 May28 March13 May
Black Redstart  2 March6 March12 March27 February 1 March4 March7 March
Common Redstart1 April24 March31 March26 March29 March31 March3 April3 April28 March16 March
Whinchat15 April21 April11 April16 April21 April13 April19 April13 March16 April11 April
Wheatear15 March10 March9 February5 March8 March12 March1 March7 March13 February1 March
Ring Ouzel25 March19 March16 March26 March16 March18 March24 March26 March28 March29 March
Grasshopper Warbler10 April12 April12 April17 April7 April18 April16 April3 April3 April11 April
Sedge Warbler3 April23 March23 March26 March29 March28 March14 March27 March26 March31 March
Marsh Warbler     25 May31 May 9 May16 May
Reed Warbler3 April2 April4 April14 April4 April3 April10 April11 April3 April10 April
Lesser Whitethroat17 April17 April13 April16 April7 April7 April16 April18 April23 April27 April
Common Whitethroat6 April3 April3 April4 April24 March4 April7 April2 April7 April22 March
Garden Warbler24 April16 April7 April15 April5 April12 April20 April10 April21 April12 April
Blackcap       19 March22 March8 March
Wood Warbler22 April9 April22 April15 April20 April30 April17 April16 April13 April24 April
Chiffchaff4 March15 March16 March9 March1 March8 March28 February9 March22 February28 February
Willow Warbler25 March23 March22 March21 March12 March15 March23 March26 March20 March22 March
Firecrest   7 March4 March  27 February22 February7 March
Spotted Flycatcher22 April29 April29 April29 April30 April29 April28 April1 May16 April9 April
Pied Flycatcher15 April25 March10 April13 April4 April1 April9 April9 April21 April10 April
Golden Oriole17 April1 May24 April26 April12 May 3 May3 May5 May27 April
Red-backed Shrike30 April13 May14 May25 May 29 May29 May 10 May18 May
Serin5 March18 March28 March12 March28 February20 March25 March31 March28 March22 March