Nesting Seasons at Sussex Heights

Year Clutch Hatched Ringed Fledged
2017 1 egg: 25 March
2 egg: 28 March
3 egg: 31 March
4 egg: 03 April




2016 1 egg: 20 March
2 egg: 22 March
3 egg: 24 March
4 egg: 27 March
4 of 4
27 - 30 April
19 May 3 male & 1 female
2015 1 egg: 23 March
2 egg: 25 March
3 egg: 28 March
4 egg: 30 March
4 of 4
1 - 5 May
22 May             2 male & 2 female
2014 1 egg: 25 March
2 egg: 28 March
3 egg: 31 March
4 egg: 03 April
4 of 4
2 - 6 May
23 May             2 male & 2 female
First young: 13 June
Last young: 16 June
2013 1 egg: 24 March
2 egg: 26 March
3 egg: 29 March
4 egg: 01 April
4 of 4
2 - 5 May
22 May             3 male & 1 female
First young: 14 June
Last young: 17 June
2012 1 egg: 22 March
2 egg: 24 March
3 egg: 27 March
4 egg: 29 March
3 of 4
29 April - 3 May
21 May 2 male *
First young: 15 June
Last young: Mid June
* One chick believed to have died in severe weather around time of fledging
2011 1 egg: 29 March
2 egg: 01 April
3 egg: 03 April
4 egg: 06 April
4 of 4
6 - 10 May
27 May 2 male & 2 female
First young: 23 June
Last young: Late June
2010 1 egg: 29 March
2 egg: 31 March
3 egg: 03 April
4 egg: 04 April
2 of 4
7 May
27 May 2 male
Last young: By 23 June
2009 1 egg: 02 April
2 egg: 05 April
3 egg: 08 April
4 egg: 10 April
4 of 4
13 - 20 May
04 June 1 male & 2 female
First young: 24 June
Last young: 26 June
2008 1 egg: 18 March
2 egg: 20 March
3 egg: 23 March
4 egg: 25 March
4 of 4
27 - 29 April
19 May 3 male & 1 female
First young: 09 June (f)
2007 1 egg: 18 March
2 egg: 20 March
3 egg: 23 March
4 egg: 25 March
2 of 4
29 - 30 April
22 May 1 male & 1 female
First young: 13 June
Last young: 15 June
2006 3 of 3
6 - 8 May


26 May 2 male & 1 female
2005 1 egg: 24 March
2 egg: 26 March
3 egg: 29 March
4 egg: 01 April
3 of 4
4 - 6 May
25 May 1 male & 1 female
First young: 22 June (f)
Last young: 26 June (m)
2004 1 egg: 17 March
2 egg: 19 March


4 of 4
27 - 28 April
20 May 1 male & 2 female
First young: 9 June (m)
Last young: Mid June
2003



19 May 3 male
First young: 31 May
Last young: 01 June
2002 Bred on West Pier



3 female
First young: 19 June
2001 1 egg: 24 March
2 egg: 27 March
3 egg: 30 March

3 of 3
4 - 6 May
28 May 1 male & 1 female
First young: 16 June
Last young: 16 June
2000 1 egg: 01 April
2 egg: 03 April
3 egg: 06 April

3 of 3
12 - 13 May
2 June 3 female
First young: 24 June
Last young: 26 June
1999 1 egg: 30 March
2 egg: 02 April
3 egg: 04 April
4 egg: 07 April
4 of 4
7 - 8 May
29 May 3 female
First young: 24 June
Last young: 25 June
1998 1 egg: 28 March 2 egg: 31 March 3 egg: 02 April 2 of 3
11 - 12 May


4 June 2 female
First young: 28 June
Last young: End June