Common Rosefinch -  Pleinmont [PLE]  -  6/11/2018  -  ©  Rockdweller
Common Rosefinch - Pleinmont [PLE] - 6/11/2018 - © Rockdweller

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BIRD SECTION MEETING - Thursday 01 November
This month's Bird Section meeting will be held at Candie on Thursday 01 November, at the slightly later time of 8pm. All are welcome.

Bird Section Subs 2018
Dear birders, 2018 Bird Section subscriptions are now due. Each year, the annual subs pay for costs such as the hosting of this website, nestboxes on La Societe's nature reserves and upkeep of the seven public bird hides. By paying just £5, you will be supporting and promoting local birdlife. Please send payment to Jamie Hooper, 1 Trinity Cottages, Torteval, GY8 0QD. Only Societe members can technically be section members but donations from non-members are welcome too! Many thanks and happy birding.

Protection for local waders
Over the last 40 years, local populations of many wading birds have plummeted and some species have been lost entirely. The long-running 'Wader Count' survey shows that disturbance is a major factor in the decline. If you agree that our waders need urgent protection at key sites, please email the States of Guernsey Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Service (ACLMS) at this address -

Alderney Bird Observatory website
The ABO site is now live and has daily blogs from John Horton, the ABO warden. Well worth a look -

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Latest News (more...)

Mon 5th Nov
Pleinmont - Common Rosefinch in LSG fields.

Mon 29th Oct
Pleinmont - Penduline Tit still present.

Thu 25th Oct
Pleinmont - first-year Penduline Tit in LSG seeded fields.

Sat 20th Oct
PLeinmont - various migrant including Short-eared Owl, Lesser Redpoll, Woodlark, Reed Bunting, Mistle Thrush, Brambling, Ring Ouzel. Claire Mare - Spoonbill.

Sightings Summary

November 2018   GUE   ALD
October 2018   GUE   ALD
September 2018   GUE   ALD
August 2018   GUE   ALD
July 2018   GUE   ALD
June 2018   GUE   ALD
May 2018   GUE   ALD
April 2018   GUE   ALD
March 2018   GUE   ALD
February 2018   GUE   ALD
January 2018   GUE   ALD
All records 2018   GUE   ALD

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Last Updated on November 17, 11:00 AM GMT
Situation Mostly Cloudy
Wind ESE at 1.7 mph
Temp 9.5°C
Pressure 1022 Mbar.


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