House Martin

Delichon urbicum

Common summer visitor and passage migrant.

BOU Name
Common House Martin
Data Required
Breeding survey data, trends and unusual records. Early and late dates. Counts of 50+

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
House Martin 08 Oct 2018 Great Braxted David Allen 3 still visiting a nest on the large white house at Golf Course entrance
House Martin 06 Oct 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 3
House Martin 27 Sep 2018 Tilbury Paul Larkin 45 A flock perching on the vertical section of the fort walls and occasionally flying out catching insects then returning to perch, just like flycatchers. Never seen this behaviour before
House Martin 26 Sep 2018 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) John Sutherby 1200 +. Conservative estimate. Coming through (south) in pulses all day.
House Martin 25 Sep 2018 Stow Marsh Alan Shearring 8
House Martin 24 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 200
House Martin 24 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 30 circa, close fly by's, Wig screen.
House Martin 24 Sep 2018 Colne Pt Richard Allen 90 SW
House Martin 23 Sep 2018 Beckton Gary A James 14
House Martin 23 Sep 2018 Fingringhoe Wick NR EWT Steve Grimwade 70
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