Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Regular passage migrant.

Northern Wheatear (Dominic Couzens)

Northern Wheatear, Longham Lakes, Dorset, 16/4/2013 (Dominic Couzens)

Spring:
1. 1 on 17th April 2004.
2. 1 on 5th May 2005 (Trevor Thorpe).
3. 1 female on 27th March 2006.
4. 1 on 7th April 2006.
5. 2 males on 17-18th April 2006, then 1 on 21st .
6. 1 on 13th April 2007
7. 2 males on the Quarry on 18th April 2007.
8. 2 (male and female) on 8th April 2008 (Chris Parnell).
9. 2 on 28th April 2007 with 1 until 4th May.
10. 1 on 25th May 2007 (Trevor Thorpe).
11. 1 on 23rd and 3 on 24th April 2008, then 2 on 27th.
12. 1 on 16th, 29th and 31st March, several singles in early April, then 2 on18th and 5 on 22nd April 2009.
13. 2 on 4th May 2009 (Chris Parnell).

2010: 1 12th, 15th April, 1 19th April, 4 on 25th April.
2011: 1 on 28th March, then 1 on 5th – 6th April (Hampreston Fields), 4 on 7th, 3 on 9th (Alan Pearce), then 3 on 11th , 1 on 14th and 1 on 25th (Malcolm Ovens) and 26th -30th April, with 2 on May 1st (Jackie Ellis).
2012: 4 (3 males) on 18th April, with 1 on 20th; then 1 female on 3rd May and 1 on 8th May.
2013: 1 on 23rd March (CP), then 1 on 24th, 2 on 27th, 5 on 29th March (Alan Pearce), 3 on 1st April, 1 on 7th and 9th April, 1 on 15th April, 2 on 16th, 1 on 17th April, 2 on 8th May (Dominic Couzens).
2014: 5 on 22nd April (George Green), with 3 on 23rd and 1 on 24th.
2015: 1 on 17th March (George Green), then 1 on 23rd, 2 on 9th April and 1 on 13th-14th April.
2016: 1 on 2nd April (GG), 1 on 19th April (DC).

Autumn:
1. 1 on 13th–15th September 2004.
2. 2 on 16th September 2005 (Trevor Thorpe).
3. 2 on 7th September 2006 (1 Horse Paddocks, 1 Hampreston Fields).
4. 1 in the Horse Paddocks, 4th October 2006.
5. 1 on September 28th 2007 (Trevor Thorpe).
6. 2 on 4th September 2009 and 1 on 14th.
7. 3 on 19th September 2009. (Trevor Thorpe, Chris Parnell).
8. 1 on 28th July 2010 (Aidan Brown).
9. 1 on 28th August 2010 (Mike Davidson).
10. 4 on 8th and 1 on 9th and 11th September 2010, with 4 again on 12th.
11. 1 on 3rd October 2010 (Chris Parnell).
12. 1 on 11th October 2010 (Ray Gleason).
13. 1 on 17th October 2010 (Birdforum).
14. 1 on 6th and 8th September 2011.
15. 1 on 6th August 2011.
16. 1 on 20th September 2011 (George Green).
17. 1 on 11th and 15th October 2011 (George Green, Chris Parnell).
18. 1 on 31st August 2012 (Chris Parnell).
19. 1 on 31st July 2013 (Alan Pearce).
20. 1 on 23rd August 2014 (Martin Wood).
21. 1 from 8th-14th November was exceptionally late.

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