01 May 2010

First dates for summer migrants in West Glamorgan during 2010

13-Mar  Swallow : Penllergaer (Dave Morris)
17-Mar  Sand Martin : Swansea Vale (Alastair Flannigan)
20-Mar  White Wagtail : Scurlage (Barry Stewart)
21-Mar  Wheatear : Craig-y-Pal (Barry Weston)
21-Mar  Wheatear : BP Baglan (Mark Hipkin)
21-Mar  Chiffchaff : Pitton (Francis Morgan) * 1st singing bird
24-Mar  Sandwich Tern : Aberavon (Martyn Hnatiuk)
25-Mar  Blackcap : Fendrod (Barry Weston)* 1st singing bird
25-Mar  Willow Warbler : Fendrod (Barry Weston)
25-Mar  Willow Warbler : Crymlyn Bog (Mark Hipkin)
30-Mar  Common Sandpiper : Gowerton (Barry Stewart)
31-Mar  Little Ringed Plover : Felindre (Barry Stewart)
02-Apr  House Martin : Eglwys Nunydd (Mark Hipkin)
07-Apr  Cuckoo : Middleton (Jem Howe)
07-Apr  Grasshopper Warbler : Mewslade Valley (Jem Howe)
07-Apr  Tree Pipit : Nitten Field (Barry Stewart)
08-Apr  Reed Warbler : Oxwich Marsh (Derek Thomas)
09-Apr  Whitethroat : Oxwich Marsh (Bob Rigdon & B. Stewart)
09-Apr  Osprey : Caerau (Martyn Hnatiuk)
10-Apr  Yellow Wagtail : Eglwys Nunydd (George Morgan)
13-Apr  Redstart : Garnwen (Martyn Hnatiuk)
13-Apr  Whimbrel : Wernffrwd (Barry Stewart)
16-Apr  Whinchat : Fairwood Common (Mark Newton)
17-Apr  Pied Flycatcher : Cwm Clydach (Barry Weston)
17-Apr  Manx Shearwater : Worm's Head (Barry Stewart)
18-Apr  Sedge Warbler : Eglwys (Ieuan Blackmore & Mark Hipkin)
18-Apr  Sedge Warbler : Oxwich (Rob Taylor & Mark Newton)
18-Apr  Lesser Whitethroat : Eglwys (I. Blackmore & M. Hipkin)
21-Apr  Wood Warbler : Cwm Clydach (per Barry Weston)
21-Apr  Pied Flycatcher : Cwm Clydach (per Barry Weston)
24-Apr  Swift : Eglwys Nunydd (Mark Hipkin)
24-Apr  Swift : Cwm Clydach (Hannah Rigby)
24-Apr  Garden Warbler : Cwm Clydach (Hannah Rigby)
25-Apr  Arctic Tern : Oxwich Bay (Barry Stewart)
25-Apr  Little Tern : Oxwich Bay (Barry Stewart)
25-Apr  Great Skua : Port Eynon Point (Mark Hipkin)
25-Apr  Common Tern : Penclawdd (Barry Stewart)
27-Apr  Hobby : undisclosed
28-Apr  Spotted Flycatcher : Cwm Clydach (Barry Weston)

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Are you on a different time down there Bazza, as the date says May 1st

Highlander said...

It's dated 1st May to keep the article at the top of the list until all summer species have returned

Barry Stewart said...

Spot on Martyn. By 1st May most things should be here. The next few days should see a few more additions...