Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Migrant
Local Status: Uncommon and thinly distributed or restricted migrant/wanderer.
Local Record: Grade 2 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jun-Nov, peak, Aug-Sep.
|Year first recorded||1963||1883||1888||1883||1980|
|Year last recorded||2014||2014||2014||2014||2014|
|Number of records||401||23||62||184||65|
|Number of individuals||543||25||70||278||187|
For the county, we have a total of 735 records from 111 sites. First recorded in 1883.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: A well known and regular immigrant species which is reported most years, particularly from coastal localities. In some years occurs widely and commonly inland, the most recent being 1980. Recorded from all five vice-counties.