This report shows the first date that a spring migrant/summer visitor was seen in the Costa Blanca area, where it was seen and who reported the sighting.

Birds are listed in order of the date they arrived. Information for previous years can be found in the Spring Migration Comparisons Report.

SPECIESDATEWHERE SEENREPORTED BY
House Martin01/02/19El ClotJohn Brazier
Swallow07/02/19El ClotMary Brazier
Little Ringed
Plover
14/02/19San FelipeCBBC
Pallid Swift14/02/19San FelipeCBBC
Great Spotted Cuckoo17/02/19Monastery roadGreta and Paul
Caspian Tern20/02/19El PinetNigel Bentley
Sand Martin20/02/19El ClotNigel Bentley
Purple Heron08/03/19Pego MarshBryan Thomas
Short toed Eagle08/03/19Pego MarshBryan Thomas
Garganey27/03/19San FelipeMalcolm Palmer
Reed Warbler27/03/19San FelipeMalcolm Palmer
Great Reed
Warbler
29/03/19Vistabella hideMalcolm Palmer
Common Swift29/03/19Vistabella hideMalcolm Palmer
Whiskered Tern29/03/19Vistabella hideMalcolm Palmer
Red rumped
Swallow
29/03/19GuadalentinBryan Thomas
Yellow Wagtail28/03/19San FelipeBryan Thomas
Montagu’s
Harrier
01/04/19Palm farm trackBryan Thomas
Collared
Pratincole
02/04/19VistabellaMalcolm Palmer
Black eared
Wheatear
02/04/19CalblanqueJim Hendry
Subalpine
Warbler
02/04/19MonegreBryan Thomas
Pied Flycatcher03/04/19Agost/PetrerMalcolm Palmer
Squacco Heron03/04/19San FelipeGeoff Culliford
Northern
Wheatear
03/04/19HiguerelaBryan Thomas
Gull billed Tern03/04/19Higueral/PetrolaBryan Thomas
Night Heron03/04/19El ClotBryan Thomas
Cuckoo03/04/19BenijofarD and M
Gartside
Woodchat
Shrike
04/04/19El ClotJim Hendry
Alpine Swift05/04/19Pego MarshPeter Alden
Common
Redstart
08/04/19Rojales Barry Chambers
Short toed Lark08/04/19RebasaMalcolm Palmer
Turtle Dove08/04/19El ClotJim Hendry
Bee eater10/04/19YeclaCBBC Members
Bonelli’s
Warbler
12/04/19MaigmoMalcolm Palmer
Orphean
Warbler
12/04/19La RomanaStephan and Els
Nightingale16/04/19FormenteraBarry Chambers
Whinchat17/04/19RojalesBarry Chambers
Spotted
Flycatcher
21/04/19Alicante
University
Malcolm Palmer
Roller21/04/19Palm Farm
Track
Paul and Greta
Willow Warbler22/04/19Alicante
University
Malcolm Palmer
Golden Oriole22/04/19La MataJohn Olley
Garden Warbler22/04/19La MataJohn Olley
Whitethroat22/04/19La MataJohn Olley
Curlew
Sandpiper
22/04/19La MataJohn Olley
Common Tern22/04/19La MataJohn Olley
Black Tern23/04/19Font de
Sendiata
Malcolm Palmer