Guernsey Birds - Monthly Summaries
2019

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


Great Northern Diver Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd [Close in] (RJM); 2 on 3rd Dec [One near Fort Grey the other distantly towards L'Eree] (WRT);
Little Grebe Claire Mare: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Vale Pond: 2 on 5th Dec (DJC);
Fulmar Petit Bot: 17 on 3rd Dec [Resting on sea in bay.] (AJB);
Cormorant Reservoir: 7 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rocquaine: 2 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Little Egret Claire Mare: 1 on 2nd Dec [Growling] (RJM); Colin Best NR: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 9 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); L'Eree: 2 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd Dec [The Imperial wader roost] (WRT/CIM); Shingle Bank: 4 on 1st Dec (ILP); 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); Vale Pond: 2 on 5th Dec (DJC); Vazon: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Grey Heron Claire Mare: 6 on 5th Dec [Back field] (Pjv/0); Colin Best NR: 2 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); Vale Pond: 1 on 5th Dec (DJC);
Spoonbill L'Eree: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Brent Goose Shingle Bank: 9 on 1st Dec (ILP);
Brent Goose (Dark-bellied) Albecq: 7 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); Colin Best NR: 1 on 1st Dec [Grazing] (WRT); p. on 2nd Dec (RJM); 1 on 2nd Dec [Roosting] (WRT); 2 on 3rd Dec [Grazing together] (WRT); Fort Saumarez: 4 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Perelle: 8 on 2nd Dec [Groups of 6 + 2] (WRT); Richmond: 34 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Vazon: 28 on 4th Dec (MCS);
Brent Goose (Light-bellied) Colin Best NR: 1 on 3rd Dec [Juvenile grazing] (WRT);
Shelduck Colin Best NR: 20 on 1st Dec (ILP); 30 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 25 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); L'Eree: 2 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd Dec [On sea below the Imperial] (WRT/CIM);
Wigeon Claire Mare: 2 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Teal Claire Mare: 12 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Colin Best NR: 4 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rue des Bergers: 4 on 2nd Dec [3 m & 1 f] (RJM); 4 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Mallard Rue des Bergers: 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Long-tailed Duck Vazon: 1 on 3rd Dec (RAF); 1 on 3rd Dec [fem] (MPL); 1 on 3rd Dec (Ds); 1 on 4th Dec (VF);
Common Scoter Grandes Rocques: 1 on 3rd Dec [Still present.] (AJB); Vazon: 1 on 4th Dec (VF);
Marsh Harrier Rue des Bergers: 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Sparrowhawk Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP);
Buzzard Reservoir: 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Vale Pond: 2 on 5th Dec (DJC); Vauvert: 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Pheasant Colin Best NR: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP); Rue des Bergers: 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Water Rail Rue des Bergers: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Moorhen Reservoir: 4 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 3 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Oystercatcher Fort Grey: 1 on 3rd Dec [The Icelandic colour-ringed bird ('CC') in wader roost with other Oystercatchers] (WRT); Shingle Bank: 53 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Ringed Plover L'Eree: 1 on 1st Dec [Feeding at north end] (WRT); 3 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Grey Plover L'Eree: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Lapwing Colin Best NR: 8 on 1st Dec (WRT); 6 on 1st Dec (ILP); 4 on 2nd Dec (WRT); Icart: 5 on 1st Dec (AJB);
Sanderling Grandes Rocques: c.25 on 3rd Dec (AJB); L'Eree: 3 on 1st Dec [Feeding together at north end] (WRT);
Snipe Rue des Bergers: 5 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 7 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vale Pond: 2 on 5th Dec (DJC);
Woodcock Gouffre: 1 on 2nd Dec [Over top fields at dusk] (JH);
Curlew Colin Best NR: 60 on 1st Dec (ILP); 48 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Fort Grey: 1 on 2nd Dec [In wader roost] (WRT); 11 on 3rd Dec [In wader roost] (WRT); Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd Dec [The Imperial wader roost] (WRT/CIM); Rue des Bergers: 3 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Shingle Bank: 64 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Redshank Colin Best NR: 8 on 2nd Dec (RJM); L'Eree: 1 on 2nd Dec [Feeding along tideline] (WRT); 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); Perelle: 1 on 2nd Dec (WRT); Shingle Bank: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); Vale Pond: 1 on 5th Dec (DJC);
Turnstone Fort Grey: 7 on 2nd Dec [In wader roost] (WRT); 18 on 3rd Dec [In wader roost together] (WRT); L'Eree: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rocquaine: 6 on 2nd Dec [The Imperial wader roost] (WRT/CIM); Shingle Bank: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 12 on 3rd Dec (MCS);
Black-headed Gull Fort Saumarez: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Richmond: 5 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Common Tern Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd Dec [Adult in summer plumage feeding close-inshore at Fort Grey then in front of The Imperial btn 10:45-10:55 hrs] (WRT);
Stock Dove Colin Best NR: 11 on 1st Dec (ILP); 12 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Woodpigeon Colin Best NR: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Reservoir: 7 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 5 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 4 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Rue des Marais, VAL: 6 on 1st Dec (ILP); 6 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 3 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Kingfisher Claire Mare: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Vale Pond: 1 on 5th Dec (DJC);
Meadow Pipit Shingle Bank: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP);
Rock Pipit Richmond: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Grey Wagtail Petit Bot: 1 on 3rd Dec (AJB); Pulias: 1 on 3rd Dec (DJC); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP);
Pied/White Wagtail Shingle Bank: 3 on 1st Dec (ILP);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Fort Saumarez: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Richmond: 5 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Dunnock Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP); 2 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Robin Fort Saumarez: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Reservoir: 2 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP); 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 2nd Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Black Redstart Fort Saumarez: 2 on 2nd Dec (RJM); L'Eree: 1 on 3rd Dec (AJB); Pulias: 1 on 3rd Dec [Female] (DJC);
Stonechat Reservoir: 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Blackbird Reservoir: 6 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP); 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 3 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 2 on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 2nd Dec (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Fieldfare Icart: 2 on 1st Dec (AJB); Mont d'aval: 2 on 2nd Dec (MCS);
Song Thrush Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 2nd Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Redwing Mont d'aval: 5 on 2nd Dec (MCS); Rue des Bergers: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Blackcap Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 2nd Dec [Male] (ILP);
Chiffchaff Portelet: 1 on 3rd Dec [Calling from bushes by the kiosk] (WRT); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Firecrest Amherst: 1 on 2nd Dec (JH); Reservoir: 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM);
Long-tailed Tit Reservoir: 6 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 1 on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Blue Tit Reservoir: 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 2 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP); 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Great Tit Rue des Bergers: 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP); 1 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 1 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Magpie Rue des Bergers: 1 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP); 4 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP);
Carrion Crow Colin Best NR: 3 on 1st Dec (ILP); Fort Saumarez: 3 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Reservoir: 3 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0); Richmond: 6 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP); 4 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 2 on 2nd Dec (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Raven Portelet: 2 on 2nd Dec [Pair] (WRT);
Starling Colin Best NR: c40 on 1st Dec [Feeding flock] (WRT); Richmond: 22 on 2nd Dec (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Dec (ILP); 2 on 2nd Dec (ILP); Shingle Bank: 40+ on 1st Dec (ILP); c60 on 3rd Dec (MCS);
House Sparrow Rue des Marais, VAL: 8 on 1st Dec (ILP); 20 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 10 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 10+ on 1st Dec (Pjv/Jev); 10+ on 2nd Dec (Pjv/Jev); 10+ on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev); 12+ on 5th Dec (Pjv/0);
Chaffinch Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Dec (ILP);
Brambling Bas Capelles: 1 on 2nd Dec [Female ] (RAF);
Goldfinch Rue des Marais, VAL: 8 on 1st Dec (ILP); 4 on 2nd Dec (ILP); 2 on 3rd Dec (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 4th Dec (Pjv/Jev);
Bullfinch Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 2nd Dec [Female] (ILP);