Alderney Birds - Monthly Summaries
2018

These are records that have been entered by observers and it
should be noted that these have not necessarily been authenticated.


Great Northern Diver Braye Bay: 1 on 6th (JH/JDH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 22nd Jan [Flying south just offshore] (JDH);
Great Crested Grebe Longis Bay: 1 on 19th Jan (JDH); 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH);
Gannet Fort Houmet Herbe: 3 on 3rd Jan [Passing over the Brim tides] (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 20 on 1st Jan (JH);
Cormorant Braye Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Longis Bay: 1 on 19th Jan (JDH);
Shag : 12 on 1st Jan (JH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Longis Bay: 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH);
Little Egret Clonque Bay: 1 on 3rd Jan (JDH); Longis Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR); 1 on 6th Jan (JDH); 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH); Saye Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Grey Heron Longis Bay: 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); 1 on 6th Jan (JDH);
Brent Goose (Dark-bellied) Crabby Bay: 1 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH); Longis Bay: 2 on 7th Jan (JDH);
Shelduck Longis Bay: 1 on 25th Jan (JDH); Longis bay: 2 on 30th Jan [A pair] (JDH);
Wigeon Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Jan [female] (JH); Longis pond: 1 on 3rd Jan [female] (JDH); Longis Pond: 2 on 4th Jan (JH); 1 on 6th Jan (JDH);
Teal Longis Pond: 2 on 1st Jan [1pr] (JH); 4 on 14th Jan (JDH);
Mallard Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 18 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH); Longis Pond: 15 on 1st Jan (JH); Longis pond: 26 on 3rd Jan [15 females] (JDH); Longis Pond: 29 on 4th Jan (JH); 9 on 6th Jan (JDH); 2 on 14th Jan (JDH);
Sparrowhawk Alderney Community Woodland: 1 on 8th Jan (JH); Alderney golf course: 1 on 5th Jan (JH); Braye Bay: 1 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH);
Buzzard Kiln Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Kestrel Essex Farm: 1 on 14th Jan [Caught and ringed, 2cy male] (JDH); Giffoine: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Peregrine Longis Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); 1 on 5th Jan (JH);
Pheasant Giffoine: 15 on 1st Jan (JH);
Water Rail Longis Pond: 5 on 14th Jan (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 6th Jan [Heard calling] (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Moorhen : 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Coot : 6 on 1st Jan (JH); Longis pond: 2 on 3rd Jan (JDH); Longis Pond: 2 on 6th Jan (JDH); 2 on 14th Jan (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 6th Jan (JDH);
Oystercatcher : 25 on 1st Jan (JH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 4 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Longis Bay: 13 on 6th Jan (JDH); 7 on 22nd Jan (JDH);
Ringed Plover Platte Saline: 26 on 1st Jan (JH); 20 on 3rd Jan (JH); 24 on 3rd Jan (JDH); 27 on 6th Jan [High tide roost] (JDH);
Grey Plover Saye Bay: 3 on 1st Jan (SAR); 2 on 9th Jan (JDH); 2 on 22nd Jan (JDH);
Lapwing Alderney Airport: 4 on 9th Jan (JH); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 8th Jan (JH);
Snipe Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); 1 on 4th Jan (JH); 4 on 14th Jan (JDH);
Whimbrel Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH);
Curlew Longis Bay: 3 on 1st Jan (JH); 6 on 9th Jan (JH); 4 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Saye Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Common Sandpiper Longis Bay: 1 on 8th Jan (JDH); 1 on 9th Jan (JDH); 1 on 25th Jan (JDH);
Turnstone Longis Bay: 14 on 6th Jan (JDH); 9 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Platte Saline: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); 2 on 3rd Jan (JH);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 2 on 3rd Jan (JH); 1 on 3rd Jan (JDH); 14 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH);
Black-headed Gull Braye Bay: 60 on 3rd Jan (JDH); Crabby Bay: 31 on 1st Jan (JH); 5 on 3rd Jan (JDH); 75 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH); Platte Saline: 7 on 3rd Jan (JDH);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Giffoine: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Platte Saline: 1 on 3rd Jan (JH);
Herring Gull : 50 on 1st Jan (JH); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 80 on 8th Jan (JH); Tourgis Hill: 65 on 3rd Jan (JH);
Yellow-legged Gull Braye Bay: 1 on 27th Jan (PKV/Cmv);
Great Black-backed Gull : 10 on 1st Jan (JH); Tourgis Hill: 35 on 3rd Jan (JH);
Kittiwake Braye Bay: 1 on 3rd Jan (JH);
Sandwich Tern Longis Bay: 1 on 5th Jan (JH); 2 on 9th Jan (JH); 2 on 19th Jan (JDH); Longis bay: 2 on 30th Jan (JDH);
Guillemot Longis Bay: 1 on 5th Jan (JH); 1 on 6th Jan (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Razorbill Braye Bay: 1 on 19th Jan (JDH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 22nd Jan [Diving in the shallows] (JDH); Longis Bay: 1 on 7th Jan (JDH);
Feral Pigeon : 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Stock Dove Longis Common: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Woodpigeon : 8 on 1st Jan (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv);
Collared Dove Rose Farm, Alderney: 8 on 1st Jan (JH);
Meadow Pipit Tourgis Hill: 6 on 1st Jan (JH); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Water Pipit Longis Bay: 1 on 6th Jan (JDH); 1 on 22nd Jan (JDH); Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Rock Pipit Longis Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Saye Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Grey Wagtail Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Kiln Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Wren Platte Saline: 1 on 1st Jan (JH);
Dunnock Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Robin : 3 on 1st Jan (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv);
Stonechat : 3 on 1st Jan (JH); Saye Bay: 2 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Blackbird : 8 on 1st Jan (JH); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 1st Jan (SAR);
Song Thrush : 6 on 1st Jan (JH);
Redwing Giffoine: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 10 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH); 12 on 9th Jan (JH);
Mistle Thrush Alderney golf course: 1 on 5th Jan (JDH);
Chiffchaff Essex Farm: 1 on 1st Jan (JH); Longis Bay: 2 on 1st Jan (SAR); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH);
Firecrest St Anne: 1 on 8th Jan (JH);
Blue Tit Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Great Tit Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 10 on 1st Jan (JH);
Jackdaw Giffoine: 4 on 1st Jan (JH);
Carrion Crow : 25 on 1st Jan (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv);
Raven Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv); Giffoine: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Starling Giffoine: 18 on 1st Jan (JH);
House Sparrow Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Chaffinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 25 on 31st Jan [One male with trixy] (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 40 on 1st Jan (JH);
Brambling Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 9th Jan (JH);
Greenfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 31st Jan (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 20 on 1st Jan (JH);
Goldfinch Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 1st Jan (JH);
Siskin Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 31st Jan [On bird feeder] (PKV/Cmv); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 6th Jan (JH/JDH);
Grey Seal Clonque Bay: 1 on 7th Jan (JH/CH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 22nd Jan [Juveniles] (JDH);