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.


Little Grebe Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 2 on 3rd (JH); 1 on 9th Dec (ABO ); 1 on 14th Dec (JH); Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Dec (JDH); 2 on 14th Dec (JDH); 2 on 28th Dec (JDH); 2 on 30th Dec (JDH);
Gannet Chateau a l'Etoc: 3 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Clonque Bay: 2 on 9th Dec (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 20th Dec [Plunge diving] (JDH);
Cormorant Chateau a l'Etoc: 3 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Shag Chateau a l'Etoc: 9 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 8 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Little Egret Braye Bay: 1 on 5th Dec (JH); 1 on 16th Dec [foraging on the common] (SAR); 1 on 27th Dec (SAR); Clonque Bay: 3 on 1st Dec (JH); 2 on 9th Dec (ABO ); 1 on 14th Dec (SAR); 1 on 15th Dec (SAR); 2 on 17th Dec (SAR); 6 on 29th Dec (JDH); Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Dec (JDH); 2 on 22nd Dec (JDH); 1 on 29th Dec (ABO ); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 10th Dec (JH);
Grey Heron Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 1 on 5th Dec (JH); Clonque Bay: 1 on 14th Dec (SAR); 1 on 15th Dec (SAR); Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Platte Saline: 1 on 27th Dec (SAR);
Pink-footed Goose Sur la Ville, Alderney: 2 on 1st Dec (JH);
Greylag Goose (Wild) Impot Fields, Alderney: 3 on 16th Dec (JH/CH); Sur la Ville, Alderney: 3 on 1st Dec (JH); 3 on 9th Dec (ABO );
Brent Goose Longis Bay: 1 on 16th Dec (JDH); 1 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Brent Goose (Dark-bellied) Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 20th Dec (JDH);
Teal Longis Pond: 1 on 8th Dec (JH);
Mallard Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 28 on 3rd Dec (JH); Longis Bay: 20 on 1st Dec (JDH); Longis Pond: 20 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Sparrowhawk Clonque Bay: 1 on 17th Dec [f] (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Dec (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 10th Dec (JH);
Buzzard Longis Common: 3 on 6th Dec (JDH); 1 on 29th Dec (JDH); Longis Pond: 3 on 6th Dec (JDH); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 27th Dec (SAR);
Kestrel Clonque Bay: 1 on 17th Dec (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 30th Dec (ABO ); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 27th Dec (SAR);
Merlin Mannez Quarry: 1 on 12th Dec (JH);
Water Rail Clonque Bay: 1 on 31st Dec (JDH); Essex Farm: 2 on 30th Dec (JDH); Longis Pond: 2 on 1st Dec (JDH); 2 on 6th Dec (JDH); 2 on 8th Dec (JH); 2 on 14th Dec (JDH); 2 on 20th Dec (JDH); 1 on 22nd Dec (JDH); 3 on 30th Dec (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 3+ on 11th Dec (JH); 3 on 14th Dec (JH); 1 on 20th Dec (JDH); 3 on 30th Dec (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 4th Dec (JH); South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 1 on 30th Dec (JDH);
Moorhen Mannez Quarry: 1 on 20th Dec (JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 8 on 4th Dec (JH);
Coot Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 4 on 22nd Dec (JDH); Longis Pond: 2 on 1st Dec (JDH); 2 on 30th Dec (JDH);
Oystercatcher Braye Bay: 10+ on 17th Dec (SAR); Clonque Bay: 25+ on 14th Dec (SAR); 25+ on 17th Dec [with the Curlews] (SAR); 73 on 29th Dec (JDH); Corblets Bay: 7 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV);
Ringed Plover Corblets Bay: 13 on 5th Dec (PKV/CMV); 27 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV); Longis Bay: 1 on 16th Dec (JDH); Platte Saline: 11 on 7th Dec (JH);
Grey Plover Braye Bay: 1 on 5th Dec (JH); 2 on 17th Dec (SAR); Longis Bay: 1 on 16th Dec (JDH);
Lapwing Giffoine: 1 on 1st Dec (JH);
Snipe Longis Pond: 4 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Woodcock Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Dec (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 12th Dec (JH);
Bar-tailed Godwit Longis Bay: 1 on 29th Dec (JDH);
Whimbrel Clonque Bay: 1 on 1st Dec (JH);
Curlew Braye Bay: 1 on 27th Dec (SAR); Clonque Bay: 42 on 1st Dec (JH); 23+ on 14th Dec (SAR); 44+ on 17th Dec (SAR); 45 on 29th Dec (JDH); Corblets Bay: 1 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV); 1 on 16th Dec (SAR); Longis Bay: 4 on 3rd Dec (JDH); 2 on 22nd Dec (JDH); 1 on 27th Dec (SAR); 10+ on 29th Dec (ABO );
Turnstone Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 7th Dec (JH); Platte Saline: 4 on 7th Dec (JH);
Great Skua Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 22nd Dec (JDH);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 7 on 5th Dec (JH); Crabby Bay: 2 on 14th Dec (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 2 on 20th Dec (JDH);
Black-headed Gull Braye Bay: 41 on 5th Dec (JH);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Corblets Bay: 1 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 2 on 9th Dec (ABO ); 1 on 16th Dec (JH/CH);
Herring Gull Braye Bay: 26 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Clonque Bay: 38 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Corblets Bay: 32 on 6th Dec (PKV/CMV); 29 on 12th Dec (JH); Giffoine: 32 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Impot Fields, Alderney: 58 on 9th Dec (ABO ); 132 on 13th Dec (JH); Sur la Ville, Alderney: 31 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Tourgis Hill: 56 on 9th Dec (ABO );
Great Black-backed Gull Chateau a l'Etoc: 8 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Clonque Bay: 13 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Corblets Bay: 7 on 5th Dec [colour ringed from le harve] (PKV/CMV); 11 on 6th Dec [colour ringed from portland] (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 16 on 9th Dec (ABO ); 17 on 16th Dec (JH/CH); Mannez Lighthouse: 48 on 7th Dec (JH); 12 on 20th Dec (JDH); 31 on 22nd Dec (JDH); Platte Saline: 16 on 7th Dec (JH); Sur la Ville, Alderney: 3 on 9th Dec (ABO ); Tourgis Hill: 5 on 9th Dec (ABO );
Kittiwake Chateau a l'Etoc: 6 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 20th Dec (JDH);
Sandwich Tern Crabby Bay: 1 on 3rd Dec (JH); Longis Bay: 2 on 1st Dec (JDH); 6 on 10th Dec (JH); Platte Saline: 1 on 1st Dec (JH); 1 on 7th Dec (JH);
Barn Owl Essex Farm: 1 on 19th Dec (JDH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 29th Dec (JDH); Longis Common: 1 on 5th Dec (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 12th Dec (JH); 1 on 14th Dec (JH /CH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 4th Dec (JH);
Richard's Pipit South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 1 on 31st Dec (JDH/JH);
Meadow Pipit Platte Saline: 7+ on 17th Dec (SAR); Whitegates, Alderney: 5+ on 27th Dec (SAR);
Rock Pipit Longis Bay: 1 on 27th Dec (SAR); 1 on 29th Dec (ABO ); Platte Saline: 14 on 1st Dec (JH); 14 on 7th Dec (JH);
Grey Wagtail Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 4th Dec (JH); St Anne: 1 on 9th Dec (ABO ); The Nunnery, Alderney: 1 on 3rd Dec (JDH); 1 on 5th Dec (JDH); 1 on 29th Dec (JDH);
Pied/White Wagtail Whitegates, Alderney: 6 on 27th Dec (SAR);
Robin Braye Bay: 1 on 17th Dec (SAR); Clonque Bay: 2 on 17th Dec (SAR); Fort Tourgis: 1 on 16th Dec (SAR); Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 2 on 17th Dec (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 16th Dec (SAR);
Black Redstart Longis Bay: 1 on 10th Dec (JH);
Stonechat Clonque Bay: 1 on 14th Dec (SAR); Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 2 on 14th Dec [pr] (JH); Longis Common: 2 on 29th Dec [m + f] (ABO ); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 17th Dec [f] (SAR); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 14th Dec [pr] (JH);
Blackbird Tourgis Hill: 1 on 16th Dec (SAR);
Fieldfare Rose Farm, Alderney: 65 on 4th Dec (JH); 35 on 10th Dec (JH); The Nunnery, Alderney: 40 on 5th Dec [Overflew SE] (JDH);
Song Thrush Fort Tourgis: 1 on 16th Dec (SAR);
Redwing Barrackmaster's Lane: 43 on 3rd Dec (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 180 on 11th Dec (JH/SO); 100 on 12th Dec (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 300 on 4th Dec (JH); 20 on 10th Dec (JH); The Nunnery, Alderney: 30 on 5th Dec [Overflew SE] (JDH);
Cetti's Warbler Essex Farm: 1 on 19th Dec (JDH); Longis Pond: 1 on 1st Dec (JDH); 1 on 5th Dec (JDH); 1 on 12th Dec (JDH); 1 on 22nd Dec (JDH); 1 on 30th Dec (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Dec (JH/SO); 1 on 12th Dec (JH); 1 on 14th Dec (JH); 1 on 20th Dec (JDH);
Chiffchaff Mannez Quarry: 3 on 11th Dec (JH);
Firecrest Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 10th Dec (JH);
Jackdaw Impot Fields, Alderney: 4 on 16th Dec (JH/CH);
Carrion Crow Impot Fields, Alderney: 56 on 9th Dec (ABO );
Raven Longis Common: 2 on 29th Dec (JDH);
Starling Giffoine: 40 on 9th Dec (ABO ); St Anne: 250 on 11th Dec (JH);
Chaffinch Rose Farm, Alderney: 25 on 9th Dec (ABO );
Brambling Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Dec (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 3 on 4th Dec (JH);
Greenfinch Longis Common: 80 on 22nd Dec (JDH); Whitegates, Alderney: 5+ on 27th Dec (SAR);
Siskin Rose Farm, Alderney: 4 on 4th Dec (JH);
Reed Bunting Longis Pond: 1 on 30th Dec (JDH);
Grey Seal Corblets Bay: 1 on 16th Dec (SAR); Longis Bay: 1 on 16th Dec (JDH); Saye Bay: 1 on 3rd Dec (PKV/CMV);
Unidentified auk Chateau a l'Etoc: 5 on 3rd Dec (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 3 on 20th Dec (JDH);