Summer Migrant Dates

Summer Migrant Arrival Dates 1996 - 2024

2024 dates and new Earliests are shown in red.
The list is sorted under the average arrival date in 2019. The '+' and '-' signs show change since 2019.

Species Earliest Latest Average  2020      2021     2022      2023     2024  
Sand Martin20/02/0821/03/0608-Mar  -109-Mar, 20-Feb03-Mar, 10-Mar
Wheatear28/02/9825/03/0610-Mar05-Mar06-Mar, 11-Mar, 15-Mar
Swallow28/02/1928/03/9818-Mar  -114-Mar, 18-Mar, 28-Mar, 16-Mar
White Wagtail28/02/0709/04/9722-Mar  -126 Mar28-Feb,  23-Mar, 28-Mar
House Martin04/03/9707/04/0723-Mar16-Mar, 19-Mar, 01-Mar, 01-Apr
Willow Warbler13/03/1101/04/0724-Mar24 Mar, 23-Mar, 18-Mar, 18-Mar
Ring Ouzel09/02/0828/04/9927-Mar +104-Apr, 31-Mar, 23-Mar,  06-Apr
Little Ringed Plover05/02/1530/04/9428-Mar  -218-Mar, 05-Feb, 08-Mar, 12-Mar
Tree Pipit14/03/9227/04/9103-Apr11-Apr, 30-Mar, 14-Mar, 08-Apr
Redstart17/03/1121/04/9003-Apr06-Apr, 30-Mar, 02-Apr,  06-Apr
Garganey13/03/9305/05/0005-Apr16-Apr, 31-Mar, 19-Mar,  04-Apr
Yellow Wagtail21/03/9220/04/9007-Apr10-Apr, 29-Mar, 11-Apr,  30-Mar
Osprey20/03/1419/05/9409-Apr  -126 Mar, 29-Mar, 21-Mar, 28-Mar
Sedge Warbler30/03/0718/04/9809-Apr07-Apr, 31-Mar,  11-Apr,  07-Apr
Whimbrel29/03/0218/04/9810-Apr04-Apr, 10 -Apr, 11-Apr,  11-Apr
Common Tern30/03/0621/04/9810-Apr06-Apr, 23-Apr,  11-Apr,   31-Mar
Reed Warbler01/04/1228/04/9111-Apr  -111-Apr, 04-Apr,  09-Apr,   05-Apr
Whitethroat02/04/1224/04/9012-Apr  -125 Mar, 09-Apr,  10-Apr,  08-Apr
Cuckoo05/04/1620/04/9712-Apr +111-Apr, 14-Apr,  15-Apr, 
Sandwich Tern18/02/1229/05/9512-Apr  -106-Apr, 30-Mar, 07-Apr,  25-Mar
Grasshopper Warbler28/03/9724/04/9613-Apr  -107-Apr, 04-Apr, 10-Apr,   09-Apr
Pied Flycatcher30/03/0219/05/0713-Apr  -106-Apr, 01-Apr, 11-Apr,   04-Apr 
Arctic Tern29/03/1526/04/9515-Apr +120-Apr, 25-Apr,  07-Apr,  09-Apr
Garden Warbler28/03/9028/04/9116-Apr  -111-Apr28 Mar, 01-Apr, 13-Apr, 
Swift08/04/0127/04/9017-Apr09-Apr, 21-Apr, 09-Apr,  15-Apr
Hobby30/03/9028/04/9117-Apr. -108-Apr, 01-Apr, 09-Apr,  12-Apr
Lesser Whitethroat09/04/1027/04/9118-Apr. -109-Apr, 19-Apr, 15-Apr,  09-Apr
Whinchat11/04/1628/04/9020-Apr11-Apr, 15-Apr, 12-Apr, 
Wood Warbler08/04/9802/05/0821-Apr. -109-Apr, 09-Apr,  26-Apr, 
Nightingale08/04/0207/05/0822-Apr
Black Tern14/04/1314/05/0924-Apr17-Apr,                22-Apr, 
Little Tern16/04/1530/05/1728-Apr +1              25-May, 01-May, 
Spotted Flycatcher14/03/2217/05/0902-May -123-Apr, 25-Apr,  21-Apr
Turtle Dove05/04/70                                           05-Mar?
Quail07/05/9629/06/9101-Jun. -107-May, 31-May07-May, 

The Avon Bird Report has details of arrival and departure dates for both summer and winter visitors