Alderney Birds - Monthly Summaries
2017

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


Little Grebe Longis Pond: 1 on 14th (SAR);
Sooty Shearwater Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Little Egret Braye Bay: 1 on 13th Oct (SAR); 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); 1 on 16th Oct (SAR); 2 on 16th Oct (SAR); 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); 1 on 19th Oct (SAR); 1 on 20th Oct (SAR); 1 on 22nd Oct (SAR); 1 on 26th Oct (sar); Braye Harbour: 1 on 17th Oct [Fishing in inner harbour] (SAR); Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 20th Oct (SAR); Clonque Bay: 4 on 22nd Oct (SAR); Fort Clonque: 15 on 8th Oct (JW/AIB); Longis Bay: 5 on 2nd Oct (JH); 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); 1 on 16th Oct (SAR); 1 on 19th Oct (SAR); 1 on 20th Oct (SAR);
Great White Egret Longis Bay: 1 on 14th Oct [in off sea 6pm] (JH); 1 on 14th Oct (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Grey Heron Braye Bay: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); Longis Bay: 1 on 2nd Oct (JH); 1 on 16th Oct (SAR); Longis Common: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 17th Oct [overfly] (SAR); Platte Saline: 1 on 22nd Oct (JH); Saye Bay: 1 on 16th Oct [overflying] (SAR);
Teal Longis Common: 1 on 12th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 1 on 12th Oct (JH); 1 on 14th Oct (JH/JDH);
Mallard Braye Bay: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); 1 on 19th Oct [pair] (SAR); Longis Bay: 6+ on 26th Oct (SAR);
Marsh Harrier Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 4th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 26th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 1 on 6th Oct (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 2nd Oct [Male] (JH); 1 on 9th Oct (JH); 1 on 25th Oct (MA);
Hen Harrier Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Bay: 1 on 28th Oct [in off sea] (JH);
Sparrowhawk Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 4th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 2 on 12th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Buzzard Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); Giffoine: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR);
Kestrel Alderney Airport: 1 on 8th Oct (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 4th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); Fort Albert: 1 on 19th Oct (SAR); Longis Common: 1 on 16th Oct (SAR);
Merlin Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 15th Oct [hunting swallows] (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 1 on 13th Oct [Ringed] (JH); Essex Hill: 1 on 10th Oct (JH/JDH); Longis Common: 1 on 12th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 1 on 8th Oct [Caught a swallow and was then pursued by a Sparrowhawk] (JDH);
Peregrine Alderney Airport: 1 on 8th Oct (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 4th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Pheasant Alderney Airport: 11 on 22nd Oct (JH);
Water Rail Longis Common: 1 on 12th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 3 on 6th Oct (JDH); Longis Pond: 4 on 8th Oct (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 3 on 4th Oct (JH); 2 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 14th Oct (JDH);
Coot Longis Pond: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR);
Oystercatcher Braye Bay: 20+ on 19th Oct (SAR); Longis Bay: 60 on 16th Oct (JH); 40+ on 19th Oct (SAR);
Ringed Plover Braye Bay: 17 on 15th Oct (JDH); Longis Bay: 13 on 16th Oct (JH); 19 on 21st Oct (JH); 5 on 29th Oct (JH); 18 on 31st Oct (JH/JDH);
Grey Plover Braye Bay: 1 on 26th Oct (SR); 1 on 29th Oct (JH);
Lapwing Mannez Quarry: 1 on 18th Oct (JH);
Sanderling Longis Bay: 1 on 31st Oct (JH/JDH);
Dunlin Longis Bay: 1 on 2nd Oct (JH); 1 on 21st Oct (JH);
Jack Snipe Longis Pond: 2 on 26th Oct (JH);
Snipe Longis Bay: 9 on 6th Oct (JDH); 3 on 29th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 6th Oct [(OVER)] (JH);
Woodcock Mannez Quarry: 1 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Whimbrel Longis Bay: 2 on 21st Oct (JH);
Curlew Braye Bay: 1 on 15th Oct (JDH); 1 on 19th Oct (SAR); 1 on 20th Oct (SAR); 2 on 26th Oct (sar); Corblets Bay: 1 on 26th Oct [on grass by car park] (SAR); Longis Bay: 17 on 2nd Oct (JH); 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); 15 on 16th Oct (JH); 1 on 20th Oct (SAR); 21 on 21st Oct (JH);
Redshank Longis Bay: 1 on 29th Oct (JH);
Turnstone Braye Bay: 4 on 15th Oct (JDH); Longis Bay: 11 on 16th Oct (JH);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 14 on 2nd Oct (JH); 22 on 10th Oct (JH); 5 on 15th Oct (JDH); 2 on 25th Oct (JH); 5 on 29th Oct (JH);
Common Gull Crabby Bay: 2 on 16th Oct (JH); Platte Saline: 1 on 22nd Oct (JH);
Herring Gull Tourgis Hill: 65 on 22nd Oct (JH);
Sandwich Tern Braye Bay: 1 on 2nd Oct (JH); 3 on 29th Oct (JH); Longis Bay: 2 on 28th Oct (JH); 2 on 29th Oct (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Stock Dove Longis Common: 9 on 28th Oct (JH);
Barn Owl Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 13th Oct [ringed] (JH);
Short-eared Owl Longis Common: 1 on 9th Oct (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 31st Oct (JDH);
Kingfisher Crabby Bay: 1 on 5th Oct [Flew from Crabby quarry.] (JDH);
Great Spotted Woodpecker Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 9th Oct (JH);
Woodlark Alderney Airport: 1 on 18th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Skylark Longis Common: 1 on 4th Oct [Passed SW overhead] (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 17th Oct (JH); 18 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); 4 on 31st Oct [OVER] (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 20 on 26th Oct (JH);
Sand Martin Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 16th Oct (SAR);
Swallow Barrackmaster's Lane: 100 on 1st Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 10th Oct (PKV/CMV); 30 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); Chateau a l'Etoc: 4 on 26th Oct (sar); Essex Farm: 4 on 22nd Oct (JDH); Giffoine: 2 on 26th Oct (sar); Impot Fields, Alderney: 6 on 13th Oct (SAR); Longis Common: 300 on 9th Oct (JH); 200 on 12th Oct [roosting] (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 75 on 6th Oct [at roost] (JH); 20 on 14th Oct (JDH); Longis Pond: 100 on 25th Oct [At roost] (JH); 100 on 26th Oct (JH); Whitegates, Alderney: 3 on 16th Oct (SAR);
House Martin Braye Bay: 4+ on 20th Oct (SAR); 4 on 21st Oct (JH); Essex Farm: 2 on 22nd Oct (JDH); Longis Bay: 2 on 25th Oct (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 20 on 6th Oct (JH);
Meadow Pipit Barrackmaster's Lane: 50 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); Chateau a l'Etoc: 4 on 26th Oct (sar); Longis Common: 4 on 13th Oct (SAR); 4+ on 14th Oct (SAR); 2 on 16th Oct (SAR); Platte Saline: 1 on 16th Oct (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 6+ on 20th Oct (SAR); Whitegates, Alderney: 6 on 13th Oct (SAR); 4 on 14th Oct (SAR); 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); 4 on 19th Oct (SAR); 5+ on 20th Oct (SAR); 50 on 25th Oct (JH);
Water Pipit Longis Common: 1 on 6th Oct (JH);
Rock Pipit Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 20th Oct (SAR);
Yellow Wagtail Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV);
Grey Wagtail Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 15th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 29th Oct (JH); Longis Pond: 1 on 26th Oct (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 25th Oct (JH);
Pied/White Wagtail Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 1 on 12th Oct (PKV/CMV);
White Wagtail (alba) Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 26th Oct [l'arch bay] (sar);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Longis Bay: 1 on 13th Oct (SAR);
Wren Giffoine: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); 3+ on 26th Oct (sar); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); 1 on 26th Oct (SAR); Telegraph Bay: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR);
Dunnock Tourgis Hill: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 26th Oct (sar);
Robin Giffoine: 1 on 13th Oct (SAR); 4 on 14th Oct (SAR); 5 on 17th Oct (SAR); 5+ on 26th Oct [some very fresh] (sar); Impot Fields, Alderney: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 13th Oct (SAR); 2 on 14th Oct (SAR); 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); 3+ on 26th Oct (sar); Tourgis Hill: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); 3+ on 26th Oct (sar); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 26th Oct (sar);
Black Redstart Braye Bay: 1 on 23rd Oct (NV/JV); Longis Bay: 1 on 24th Oct (JH);
Redstart Mannez Quarry: 1 on 3rd Oct (JH);
Stonechat Back of Airport: 4 on 13th Oct (SAR); back of airport: 10+ on 14th Oct [lots of small groups] (SAR); Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 20th Oct (SAR); Clonque Bay: 1 on 22nd Oct (SAR); Fort Tourgis: 1 on 16th Oct (SAR); Giffoine: 5 on 13th Oct (SAR); 6+ on 14th Oct (SAR); 2 on 26th Oct (sar); Longis Common: 2 on 13th Oct (SAR); 4+ on 14th Oct (SAR); 3 on 16th Oct (SAR); 4 on 17th Oct (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 2 on 13th Oct (SAR); 2 on 14th Oct (SAR); 1 on 22nd Oct (SAR); 5+ on 26th Oct (sar); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 14th Oct (SAR); Whitegates, Alderney: 2 on 14th Oct (SAR); 2 on 17th Oct (SAR);
Wheatear Giffoine: 1 on 8th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); Longis Bay: 3 on 2nd Oct (JH); Longis Common: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR);
Ring Ouzel Longis Common: 1 on 30th Oct (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 31st Oct (JH/JDH);
Blackbird Giffoine: 3 on 17th Oct (SAR); 4+ on 26th Oct (sar); Mannez Garenne: 3 on 17th Oct (SAR); 2 on 26th Oct (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 30 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Tourgis Hill: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); 3 on 26th Oct (sar); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 26th Oct (sar);
Fieldfare Barrackmaster's Lane: 50 on 28th Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 29th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Hill: 500 on 28th Oct [over] (JH); Mannez Quarry: 500 on 31st Oct (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 9th Oct (JH); 4 on 27th Oct (JH); Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 6th Oct (JH);
Song Thrush Giffoine: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 5 on 17th Oct (SAR); 1 on 26th Oct (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 100 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 12 on 6th Oct [over] (JH); St Anne, Alderney: 2 on 17th Oct (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 4+ on 17th Oct (SAR);
Redwing Barrackmaster's Lane: 500 on 28th Oct (PKV/CMV); 500 on 29th Oct (PKV/CMV); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 26th Oct (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 500 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 5 on 10th Oct (JH); 20 on 19th Oct (JH); 300 on 27th Oct (JH);
Mistle Thrush Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 16th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 29th Oct (JDH/JH); Longis Common: 1 on 30th Oct (JDH);
Reed Warbler Longis Pond: 1 on 12th Oct (JH);
Dartford Warbler Fort Tourgis: 1 on 6th Oct (CM); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 6th Oct (CM);
Lesser Whitethroat Essex Farm: 1 on 27th Oct (JH);
Blackcap Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 17th Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 26th Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 27th Oct (PKV/CMV); Giffoine: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR); 3 on 26th Oct [1f 2 m] (SAR); St Anne, Alderney: 1 on 17th Oct [male] (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 26th Oct [m] (sar);
Yellow-browed Warbler Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 10th Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 18th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 3rd Oct (JDH); 1 on 28th Oct [ringed] (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 8th Oct [Ringed] (CV/PV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 9th Oct [Ringed ] (JH);
Chiffchaff Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 26th Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 27th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Willow Warbler Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 18th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Goldcrest Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 10th Oct (PKV/CMV); 10 on 28th Oct (PKV/CMV); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 17th Oct (SAR);
Firecrest Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 10th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 1st Oct [Ringed ] (JH); Longis Pond: 4 on 14th Oct [ringed] (JH); Mannez Quarry: 4 on 3rd Oct [Ringed ] (JH); 2 on 4th Oct (JH); 1 on 5th Oct (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 6 on 12th Oct [Ringed ] (JH); 8 on 16th Oct [Ringed ] (JH);
Spotted Flycatcher Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 1 on 13th Oct [eating a red admiral] (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 3rd Oct (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 5th Oct (JDH);
Long-tailed Tit Rose Farm, Alderney: 7 on 9th Oct (JH);
Penduline Tit Mannez Quarry: 1 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Raven Barrackmaster's Lane: 3 on 1st Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 2nd Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 4th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 13th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 14th Oct (PKV/CMV);
Starling Alderney Airport: 300 on 22nd Oct (JH); Alderney golf course: 1000 on 19th Oct [over at first light] (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 700 on 29th Oct (PKV/CMV); Chateau a l'Etoc: 10+ on 20th Oct (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 50+ on 16th Oct (SAR);
Chaffinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 200 on 19th Oct (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 2 on 14th Oct (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 200 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2000 on 19th Oct (JH); 500 on 25th Oct (JH); 200 on 27th Oct (JH);
Brambling Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 28th Oct [male, ringed and released] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 29th Oct [male] (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 2 on 28th Oct (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 18th Oct (JH); 10 on 31st Oct [2 ringed] (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 3 on 19th Oct (JH); 1 on 25th Oct (JH);
Greenfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 1 on 14th Oct (SAR);
Goldfinch Alderney Airport: 1 on 14th Oct [In flock of linnets] (SAR); Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 9th Oct (PKV/CMV); 70 on 17th Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 19th Oct (PKV/CMV); 100 on 26th Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 27th Oct (PKV/CMV); Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 26th Oct (sar); Essex Farm: 250 on 25th Oct [at feeders(159 ringed)] (JH); Giffoine: 6 on 13th Oct (SAR); Longis Common: 15+ on 17th Oct (SAR); Rose Farm, Alderney: 40 on 10th Oct (JH); Whitegates, Alderney: 2 on 19th Oct (SAR);
Siskin Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Oct [Over calling] (JH/APL); 1 on 2nd Oct (APL / JH); 6 on 5th Oct (PKV/CMV); 6 on 7th Oct (PKV/CMV); 2 on 14th Oct (PKV/CMV); 50 on 17th Oct (PKV/CMV); 20 on 26th Oct (PKV/CMV); 20 on 27th Oct (PKV/CMV); 20 on 28th Oct (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 29th Oct (JH); Longis pond: 1 on 14th Oct (JH); Mannez Quarry: 7 on 4th Oct (JH); 30 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Platte Saline: 2 on 14th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 20 on 6th Oct [over] (JH); 7 on 12th Oct (JH); 1 on 14th Oct (JDH); 20 on 16th Oct (JH); 35 on 19th Oct (JH); 1 on 25th Oct (JH); 20 on 26th Oct (JH);
Linnet Alderney Airport: 30+ on 14th Oct [at East end of perimeter track] (SAR); Giffoine: 100+ on 13th Oct [Flock increasing in size] (SAR); Longis Common: 10+ on 14th Oct (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 30 on 10th Oct (JH); 100+ on 17th Oct (SAR);
Lesser Redpoll Essex Farm: 4 on 28th Oct [Ringed] (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 8th Oct [Ringed ] (JH);
Hawfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 19th Oct [female] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 27th Oct [female - retrap, original ringing at rose farm on 26/10/17] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 29th Oct [female, retrap] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 30th Oct [on bird table] (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 3 on 30th Oct (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 15th Oct (JH);
Reed Bunting Longis pond: 1 on 14th Oct [male] (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 31st Oct [ringed] (JH);
Grey Seal Braye Bay: 1 on 2nd Oct (JH/CH); Longis Bay: 1 on 31st Oct (JH/CH);