Spring Arrival dates 2017

The following are unverified records, although accurate to the best of our knowledge.

Species
First Arrival DateLocationNumber / Observer(s)Further detailsHistorical Earliest (prior to 2008)
Garganey10th MarchPar Beach Pool6 (5m 1f) / T Hale17/3/82
Osprey20th MarchBissoeA Luxmoorein tree btwn Bissoe & Cross Lanes
.. Hobby7/4/88
Little Ringed Plover16th MarchSt Gothian NRS Rogers12/3/00
.. Wood Sandpiper2/4/77
.. Common Sandpiper
.. Arctic Skua
Sandwich Tern6th -10th MarchPenryn River/ PenzanceD Chaney/ P St Pierre(May relate to overwintering bird(s)4/2/95
.. Common Tern3/3/02
.. Arctic Tern3/4/93
.. Cuckoo19/2/68
.. Nightjar28/4/93
.. Swift6/2/95
Sand Martin10th MarchLong Rock PoolR Augarde M Halliday B Dallas16/2/02
House Martin3rd MarchCoverackP BedfordV early record11/2/01
Swallow11th MarchPolgigga
Polzeath
1 / O Lecheminant
3
.. Tree Pipit19/3/99
.. Yellow Wagtail13/3/93
White Wagtail11th MarchPorthgwarra3/2/98
.. Redstart6/3/84
.. Whinchat9/3/84
Wheatear11th MarchTowan Head
St Gothian Sands
M Lammas
M Spicer
22/2/93
.. Ring Ouzel6/3/77
...Grasshopper..Warbler3/4/98
.. Sedge Warbler14/2/98
.. Reed Warbler8/3/98
.. Lesser Whitethroat5/4/95
.. Whitethroat31/3/80
.. Garden Warbler3/3/01
.. Willow Warbler2/3/01
.. Spotted Flycatcher25/3/79
.. Pied Flycatcher10/3/97
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.. Montagu's Harrier
.. Quail
.. Stone Curlew
.. Little Tern3/4/83
.. Black Tern12/4/80
Hoopoe16th MarchGorran Haven
.. Turtle Dove15/3/96
.. Wryneck
.. Nightingale
.. Wood Warbler2/4/78
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Baillon's Crake10th MarchSt Levanin-off to Porthchapel Beach / A DaveySixth county record (2nd in recent times)6/5/95

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