Anthus campestris

Rare Vagrant

1896

Near Lydd, single bird collected, 2nd August.

1919

Near Lydd, single bird, 28th May.

1950

The Midrips, single bird, 30th September.

1956

Dungeness, single bird, 9th September.

 

Egypt Bay, single bird, 21st September.

 

Warden Point, Sheppey, single bird, 21st October.

1960

Reculver, single bird, 24th September.

1961

Dungeness, single bird, 1st September.

 

Dungeness, another single bird, 2nd September.

 

Dungeness, another single bird, 16th September.

1962

Dungeness, single bird, 25th April.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 6th September.

 

Dungeness, adult bird, 27th-30th September.

 

Dungeness, immature bird, 28th-30th September.

1965

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 17th April.

1966

Oppen Pits, Dungeness, single bird, 3rd October.

1967

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 28th August.

 

Dungeness, three birds, 28th August, with two remaining until the following day.

 

Midrips/Wicks, adult bird, 2nd September.

 

Windmill Creek, single bird, 3rd September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 18th-19th September.

1968

Midrips/Wicks, single bird, 4th September.

1969

Cliffe, single bird, 30th May.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 13th September.

1970

The Brooks, single bird, 12th September.

 

Dungeness area, two birds, 20th September.

1971

Reculver, single bird, 2nd May.

 

Dungeness, single bird seen on 5th and 8th May.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 9th May.

 

Birchington, single bird, 18th May.

 

Dungeness, two birds, 22nd August.

 

Shellness, Sheppey, single bird, 28th-29th August.

 

Dungeness, two birds, 30th August, with one remaining until the following day.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 5th September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 26th September.

1972

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 8th May.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 3rd September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 8th-10th September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 24th September.

 

Reculver, single bird, 1st October.

 

Shellness, Sheppey, single bird, 6th-7th October.

1973

Stodmarsh, single bird, 6th-7th May.

1974

Dungeness, single bird, 29th August.

 

Dungeness, two, possibly three birds, 12th September.

1976

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 16th May.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 16th September.

 

Bough Beech, single bird, 4th-6th November.

1977

Minnis Bay, immature bird, 17th October.

1978

Richborough, single bird, 16th August.

 

St. Margaret’s, single bird, 2nd September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 6th-11th September, and again on 14th.

1979

St. Margaret’s Bay, single bird, 21st April.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 27th May.

 

St. Margaret’s Bay, single bird, 9th September.

 

Reculver, single bird, 16th September.

 

Foreness, single bird, 28th September.

1980

Cliffe, single bird, 31st August.

 

St. Margaret’s, single bird, 7th September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 21st September.

1981

Dungeness Pits, single bird, 13th September.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 19th September.

 

Dungeness, three birds trapped, 27th-28th September.

 

Dungeness Pits, single bird, 31st August.

1982

Foreness, single bird, 3rd May.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 30th May.

 

Cliffsend, single bird, 11th September.

1983

Foreness, single bird, 28th April.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 22nd September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 23rd September.

 

Foreness, single bird, 28th September.

1984

Foreness, single bird, 18th May.

1985

Dungeness, single bird, 30th-31st August.

 

St. Margaret’s, single bird, 20th-23rd September.

1986

Foreness, single bird, 1st May.

 

Joss Bay, single bird, 28th May.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 20th August.

 

Shellness, Sheppey, single bird, 31st August.

 

Dungeness, three birds, 13th-14th September, with two remaining until 16th.

1987

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 7th May.

 

Bishopstone, single bird, 15th September.

 

Dungeness, two birds, 16th September.

 

Foreness, single bird, 4th October.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 18th October.

1988

Minnis Bay, single bird, 3rd May.

 

Foreness, single bird, 5th May.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 6th September.

 

Reculver, single bird, 10th September.

 

Pegwell Bay, single bird, 26th-29th September.

 

Dungeness, single bird, 1st October.

 

Elmley, single bird, 1st October, and probably the same bird from 21st-23rd.

1989

Dungeness, single bird, 13th September.

1990

Reculver, single bird, 28th April.

 

North Foreland, single bird, 6th May.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 7th May.

 

St. Margaret’s, single bird, 29th July.

 

Bishopstone, single bird, 9th September.

1991

Warden Point, Sheppey, single bird, 12th May.

 

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 15th-18th September, with possibly the same bird again on 29th.

1992

Foreness, single bird, 20th April.

 

Pegwell Bay, single bird, 10th May.

 

Dengemarsh, single bird, 3rd September.

 

Dungeness, three birds, 4th September.

 

Minnis Bay, single bird, 12th September.

 

Abbotscliffe, single bird, 13th September.

 

Kingsnorth (North), single bird, 28th September.

 

Sandwich Bay, two birds, 29th September.

1993

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 19th April.

 

St. Margaret’s, two birds, 15th September, one remaining until 16th.

 

Reculver, single bird, 30th September until 2nd October.

 

Dengemarsh, single bird, 10th October.

1994

Foreness, single bird, 14th-17th September.

1995

Northward Hill, single bird flew west and was later relocated at Cliffe, 28th April.

 

Hoo Peninsula, single bird, 26th August.

 

Abbotscliffe, single bird in off sea, 16th September, later found dead.

1996

Sandwich Bay, one adult bird, 23rd-28th August.

 

Sandwich Bay, juvenile joined adult of previous day, 24th-28th August.

1997

North Foreland, single bird, 29th September.

1998

Hope Point, Bockhill, single bird, 10th October.

1999

Hope Point, Bockhill, single bird, 11th September.

2000

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 27th April.

2001

Swalecliffe, single bird, 30th September.

2002

Dungeness BO, single bird, 7th-8th September.

2005

Dungeness BO, one juvenile, 23rd August.

 

Bockhill, single bird, 10th September.

2008

Sandwich Bay, single bird, 22nd September.

2009

Sandwich Bay, a single bird flew North, 19th September.

2014

Hope Point, Bockhill, single bird, 30th-31st August.

2016

Dungeness, first-year bird, 11th September.

No longer accepted

1959

Dungeness, single bird, 2nd May.

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