Lesser Whitethroat -  Rue de Valniquets [RDV]  -  14/5/2019  -  © Wayne Turner
Lesser Whitethroat - Rue de Valniquets [RDV] - 14/5/2019 - © Wayne Turner

Announcements / news items

May's meeting will be held at Candie on Thursday 02 May at 8pm. As normal, all are welcome to join us.

Bird Section Subs 2019
Dear birders, 2019 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 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 - aclms@gov.gg

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Latest News (more...)

Fri 17th May
Grande Mare - Canada Goose

Sun 12th May
St. Peters - Golden Oriole, Serin, Hawfinch.

Sat 11th May
Gallotin Quarry - Canada Goose

Wed 24th Apr
Various sites - good selection of migrants passing through in recent days such as Cuckoo, Tree Pipit, Ring Ouzel. Long-stayers include Garganey, Pochard, Cattle Egret & Spoonbill.

Sightings Summary
May 2019   GUE   ALD
April 2019   GUE   ALD
March 2019   GUE   ALD
February 2019   GUE