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.

16/02/24Little Ringed PloverSan FelipeBarry Chambers
20/02/24Red-rumped Swallow Rojales Barry Chambers
20/02/24Barn SwallowEl ClotMalcolm Palmer
20/02/24House MartinEl ClotMalcolm Palmer
26/02/24Sand MartinEl ClotBarry Chambers
27/02/24White Stork San Felipe Darren Wilson
04/03/24Alpine Swift Vistabella Barry Chambers
08/03/24Yellow WagtailSan Felipe Barry Chambers
11/03/24Pallid SwiftSan Felipe Geoff Culliford
11/03/24Common SwiftSan Felipe Geoff Culliford
18/03/24Purple Heron Vistabella road Barry Chambers
18/03/24Montagu’s Harrier Los Montesinos Geoff Culliford
19/03/24Great Spotted Cuckoo Near Old Monastery Geoff Culliford
19/03/24Caspian Tern Guardarmar Geoff Culliford
20/03/24Short-toed Eagle Sierra Espuña Geoff Culliford
20/03/24Northern WheatearRojales Barry Chambers
22/03/24Redstart Rojales Barry Chambers
23/03/24Willow Warbler Rojales Barry Chambers
23/03/24Cuckoo Rojales Barry Chambers
23/03/24Collared Pratincole El PinetMark Jarrett
23/03/24Common TernEl Pinet Mark Jarrett
23/03/24Great Reed Warbler San Felipe Mary Brazier
25/03/24Reed WarblerSan Felipe Barry Chambers
01/04/24Woodchat Shrike Guardarmar Geoff Culliford
02/04/24RollerMonastery areaGeoff Culliford
05/04/24Whinchat Monastery Geoff Culliford
05/04/24Bee-eaterMonastery Barry Chambers
06/04/24Squacco Heron El HondoGeoff Culliford
06/04/24Sedge Warbler El HondoGeoff Culliford
07/04/24Nightingale Rojales Barry Chambers
07/04/24Wood Warbler Rojales Barry Chambers
09/04/24Black-eared Wheatear YeclaBarry Chambers
10/04/24Turtle Dove Pallet Road Greta Owen
11/04/24Pied Flycatcher El ClotGeoff Culliford
18/04/24Bonelli’s Warbler AlcoyCBBC Members