Suffolk Birding with BINS


Earliest Migrants 2018.

We have listed the earliest migrants reported in date order for 2018. Over-wintering species such as Chiffchaff will not be recorded due to the uncertainty of it's arrival.


23rd March - Sandwich Tern (Minsmere)

25th March - Wheatear (Landguard)

27th March - Sand Martin (Lackford Lakes)


1st April - Osprey (Kessingland Sewage Works)

4th April - Sedge Warbler (North Warren & Kingsfleet)

4th April - Common Tern (Landguard)

4th April - House Martin (Loompit Lake, Trimley)

4th April - Swallow (Loompit Lake, Trimley)

4th April - Yellow Wagtail (Boyton Marshes)

8th April - Nightingale (Martlesham Heath)

9th April - Cuckoo (Stoke-by Nayland Golf course)

10th April - Tree Pipit (Kings Forest)

13th April - Lesser Whitethroat (Bawdsey)

14th April - Hobby (Aldeburgh)

15th April - Arctic Tern (Landguard)

17th April - Turtle Dove (Dennington)

18th April - Common Whitethroat (Livermere Lakes)

20th April - Common Swift (Minsmere)

21st April - Garden Warbler (Landguard)