This report shows the first date 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 Comparison Reports.

Swallow08/02/21San Felipe
Darren Wilson
House Martin08/02/21GuadalentinGordon Mills
Red Rumped
22/02/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Little Ringed
23/02/21San FelipeMalcolm Palmer
Yellow Wagtail23/02/21San FelipeMalcolm Palmer
Great Spotted Cuckoo24/02/21Hondon de la NievesStephan and Els
Night Heron25/02/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Alpine Swift05/03/21El ClotMalcolm Palmer
White Stork08/03/21FormenteraDarren Wilson
Whiskered Tern10/03/21San FelipeDarren Wilson
Gull billed Tern10/03/21San FelipeDarren Wilson
Squacco Heron15/03/21El ClotMalcolm Palmer
Garganey20/03/21MazarronGordon Mills
Sand Martin20/03/21MazarronGordon Mills
Common Swift20/03/21MazarronGordon Mills
Pallid Swift21/03/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Common Redstart25/03/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Common Cuckoo25/03/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Collared Pratincole30/03/21San FelipeDarren Wilson
Purple Heron30/03/21San FelipeDarren Wilson
Common Tern31/03/21El PinetMalcolm Palmer
Great Reed Warbler31/03/21San FelipeBarry Chambers
Woodchat Shrike01/04/21San FelipeDarren Wilson
Nightingale01/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Reed Warbler05/04/21GuardarmarBarry Chambers
Subalpine Warbler06/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Bee Eater06/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Pied Flycatcher09/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Turtle Dove10/04/21FormenteraDarren Wilson
Willow Warbler12/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Little Tern13/04/21El PinetMalcolm Palmer
Black Tern13/04/21El PinetMalcolm Palmer
Caspian Tern17/04/21Santa Pola SalinasDarren Wilson
Roller19/04/21Over N332Malcolm Palmer
Golden Oriole26/04/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Curlew Sandpiper26/04/21Lo ChicharaGreta Owen
Garden Warbler29/04/21GarruchalKathy Dowsett
Spotted Flycatcher04/05/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Montagu’s Harrier05/05/21San MiguelDarren Wilson
Black-eared Wheatear05/05/21MonnegreMalcolm Palmer
Red Necked Nightjar (HO)06/05/21RojalesBarry Chambers
Short-toed Eagle26/05/21VillenaMalcolm Palmer
Bonelli’s Warbler26/05/21VillennaMalcolm Palmer
Melodious Warbler27/05/21RojalesBarry Chambers