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: 2 on 18th [Courting pair] (JDH/0); Longis Pond: 3 on 26th Mar (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV);
Gannet Longis Bay: 1 on 28th Mar [fishing in shallows] (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Mar [over the land!] (PKV/CMV);
Little Egret Longis Bay: 2 on 19th Mar (JH);
Grey Heron Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 12th Mar (PKV/CMV); 1 on 22nd Mar (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 1 on 28th Mar (JH/JDH);
Shelduck Longis Bay: 2 on 23rd Mar [Pair] (JH/JDH); 3 on 28th Mar (JDH);
Teal Longis pond: 1 on 18th Mar [Female] (JDH/0); Longis Pond: 1F on 28th Mar (JH/JDH);
Mallard Mannez Quarry: 4 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV);
Garganey Mannez Quarry: 1 on 23rd Mar [male ] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Sparrowhawk Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 18th Mar [male] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 22nd Mar [male] (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (local)] (JH); 1 on 21st Mar (JH); Longis Common: 1F on 28th Mar (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV); 1 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 2 on 27th Mar (JH);
Buzzard Alderney Airport: 1 on 26th Mar [casheliers pier] (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 2 on 28th Mar (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Kestrel Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Female] (JDH);
Peregrine Alderney Airport: 1 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); 2 on 26th Mar [casheliers pier] (PKV/CMV); Alderney golf course: 1 on 18th Mar (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 13th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Pheasant Mannez Quarry: 3 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV);
Moorhen Longis pond: 1 on 18th Mar (JDH/0); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV);
Coot Longis pond: 5 on 18th Mar (JDH/0); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV);
Golden Plover Alderney golf course: 2 on 30th Mar (JH/0);
Snipe Longis Pond: 10 on 14th Mar (JDH); Longis pond: 9 on 18th Mar (JDH/0); Longis Pond: 3 on 28th Mar (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 16th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Whimbrel Longis Bay: 1 on 22nd Mar (JDH);
Turnstone Braye Bay: 3 on 12th Mar (JH);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 40 on 25th Mar [in field being ploughed] (PKV/CMV);
Herring Gull Alderney Airport: 150 on 27th Mar (JH); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 200 on 25th Mar [in field being ploughed] (PKV/CMV);
Sandwich Tern Longis Bay: 1 on 28th Mar (PKV/CMV); Platte Saline: 2 on 27th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Stock Dove Essex Hill: 2 on 17th Mar (JH/0);
Skylark Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 2 on 28th Mar (PR/0);
Sand Martin Alderney golf course: 3 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV); Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 5 on 24th Mar (JH); Essex Farm: 2 on 28th Mar (JH/J); Giffoine: 1 on 27th Mar (PR); Longis Common: 1 on 14th Mar (JDH); 4 on 17th Mar (JH/JDH); Longis Pond: 1 on 23rd Mar (JDH/JH); 5 on 26th Mar (JDH); 7 on 28th Mar (JH/JDH); 1 on 30th Mar (JH/JW); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 11th Mar (PKV/CMV); 6 on 24th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Swallow Alderney golf course: 1 on 29th Mar (JH/0); Essex Farm: 1 on 17th Mar [0620hrs] (JH); Longis Pond: 1 on 23rd Mar (JDH/JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Mar (PKV/CMV);
House Martin Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 24th Mar (JH/0); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Tree Pipit Longis Pond: 1 on 26th Mar (JDH); 1 on 28th Mar (JH/0);
Meadow Pipit Alderney Airport: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); 50 on 26th Mar [casheliers pier] (PKV/CMV); Alderney golf course: 70+ on 18th Mar (JH/0); Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 70 on 23rd Mar (JH/JDH); Longis Common: 50 on 28th Mar (JH); Mannez Garenne: 50 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 20 on 25th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Grey Wagtail Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Pied/White Wagtail Alderney Airport: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); Fort Tourgis: 12 on 12th Mar (PKV/CMV); 8 on 23rd Mar (JH); Vaindsaire / Court Liage / Voueme, Alderney: 12 on 17th Mar (AIB);
White Wagtail (alba) Alderney golf course: 2 on 18th Mar (JH); Fort Tourgis: 6 on 22nd Mar (JH/JDH);
Black Redstart The Nunnery: 1 on 28th Mar (JH);
Stonechat Longis Common: 3 on 28th Mar (JH);
Wheatear Alderney Airport: 1 on 18th Mar [female] (PKV/CMV); Vaindsaire / Court Liage / Voueme, Alderney: 2 on 17th Mar (AIB/0);
Wheatear (oenanthe) Fort Tourgis: 5 on 22nd Mar (JH/JDH); 1 on 27th Mar (JH/CH); 3 on 31st Mar (JH/0);
Desert Wheatear Fort Tourgis: 1 on 22nd Mar [1st yr male ssp homochroa] (JH/JDH/CV); 1 on 22nd Mar (PKV/CMV); 1 on 23rd Mar [Still present 1140] (JH/CH); 0 on 24th Mar [NO SIGN] (JH/JDH);
Fieldfare Essex Farm: 1 on 17th Mar [Over Obs at dusk] (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 27th Mar (JH/CH); Whitegates: 1 on 19th Mar (JH/0); whitegates: 1 on 20th Mar (JH/0);
Redwing Essex Farm: 5 on 17th Mar [Over obs at dusk] (JH/0); 6 on 17th Mar [Heading north at dusk] (JDH);
Dartford Warbler Vallee des Trois Vaux: 1 on 28th Mar (PR);
Blackcap Longis Pond: 3 on 28th Mar [Ringed] (JH);
Chiffchaff Barrackmaster's Lane: 12 on 26th Mar (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 26 on 12th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH/CM); 112 on 17th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 15 on 12th Mar (PKV/CMV); 12 on 16th Mar (PKV/CMV); 8 on 19th Mar (PKV/CMV); 12 on 23rd Mar (PKV/CMV); 12 on 24th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Willow Warbler Essex Farm: 2 on 17th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH); Longis Pond: 1 on 28th Mar [Ringed] (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 23rd Mar [ringed] (PKV/CMV); 2 on 24th Mar [one ringed] (PKV/CMV);
Goldcrest Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (UK)] (JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Mar [ringed] (PKV/CMV);
Firecrest Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (Germany)] (JH/JDH); Longis Pond: 2 on 28th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 19th Mar [ringed] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 23rd Mar [ringed female] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 24th Mar [ringed] (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1F on 12th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH);
Long-tailed Tit Essex Farm: 2 on 28th Mar (JDH); Tourgis Hill: 2 on 14th Mar (JDH);
Jackdaw Longis Common: 1 on 28th Mar (JH); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 5 on 25th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Raven Alderney Airport: 5 on 26th Mar [casheliers pier] (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 15th Mar (PKV/CMV); 2 on 19th Mar [displaying] (PKV/CMV); Fort Tourgis: 4 on 22nd Mar (JH/JDH); Longis Bay: 2 on 13th Mar (JH);
Linnet Alderney golf course: 20 on 24th Mar (JH/0);
Grey Seal Alderney Airport: 1 on 26th Mar [cashelier pier] (PKV/CMV); Fort Quesnard: 1 on 12th Mar [female] (PKV/CMV);