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 28th (SAR); 2 on 29th Aug (SAR);
Fulmar Giffoine: 3 on 25th Aug (PKV/CMV); Mannez Lighthouse: 2 on 10th Aug (PKV/CV); 1 on 17th Aug (PKV);
Manx Shearwater Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 9th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 7 on 10th Aug [all west] (PKV/CV);
Balearic Shearwater Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 19th Aug (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 7 on 9th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 60 on 10th Aug [46 west and 14 east] (PKV/CV); 7 on 11th Aug (PKV/CV); 8 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Gannet Mannez Lighthouse: 594 on 9th Aug [in 30 minutes - 492 west and 102 east] (PKV/CV); 1410 on 10th Aug [1065 WEST AND 345 EAST] (PKV/CV); 336 on 11th Aug [285 west and 51 east] (PKV/CV); 232 on 17th Aug [180 west and 52 east] (PKV); 258 on 18th Aug [241 west and 17 east] (PKV); 623 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV); 390 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV);
Little Egret Braye Bay: 1 on 31st Aug (SAR); Saye Bay: 1 on 31st Aug (SAR);
Great White Egret Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 9th Aug (MA);
Grey Heron Braye Bay: 1 on 25th Aug [Feeding] (SAR); Platte Saline: 2 on 26th Aug (SAR);
Mallard Longis Pond: 2 on 28th Aug (SAR); 3 on 29th Aug (SAR);
Common Scoter Mannez Lighthouse: 7 on 10th Aug [all east] (PKV/CV); 37 on 17th Aug [east] (PKV);
Honey-buzzard The Nunnery, Alderney: 1 on 27th Aug (SAR);
Marsh Harrier Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 1st Aug (MA);
Hen Harrier Alderney Airport: 1 on 19th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Sparrowhawk Alderney Airport: 1 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV); 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); Clonque Bay: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 3rd Aug (PKV/CV); Giffoine: 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 1 on 22nd Aug [moulting] (SAR); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Buzzard Alderney Airport: 2 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 1 on 30th Aug (SAR); Longis Common: 1 on 29th Aug (SAR); Telegraph Bay: 1 on 31st Aug (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 28th Aug (SAR);
Kestrel Alderney Airport: 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Clonque Bay: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); Fort Albert: 1 on 30th Aug (SAR); Fort Tourgis: 2 on 29th Aug (SAR); Giffoine: 1 on 26th Aug (SAR); 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Bay: 1 on 31st Aug [Feeding on small mammal] (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 2 on 30th Aug (SAR);
Hobby Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 25th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Peregrine Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV);
Coot Longis Pond: 2 on 28th Aug (SAR); 2 on 29th Aug (SAR);
Oystercatcher Raz Causeway: 50+ on 24th Aug (SAR);
Ringed Plover Clonque Bay: 13 on 1st Aug [Including 3 juveniles] (JDH); Longis Bay: 4 on 3rd Aug (JH); 11 on 6th Aug (JH); 15 on 31st Aug (JDH);
Sanderling Clonque Bay: 1 on 1st Aug (JDH); Longis Bay: 5 on 3rd Aug (JH); 1 on 6th Aug (JH);
Dunlin Longis Bay: 3 on 3rd Aug (JH); 2 on 6th Aug (JH); Saye Bay: 2 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV);
Snipe Longis Common: 2 on 27th Aug [Passing over the pond] (JDH); 2 on 28th Aug [Over flew the pond] (JDH);
Whimbrel Braye Bay: 3 on 3rd Aug (JH); Crabby Bay: 3 on 3rd Aug (JH); Longis Bay: 2 on 5th Aug (JH);
Curlew Braye Bay: 2 on 31st Aug (SAR);
Redshank Longis Common: 9 on 28th Aug [Passed over heading west] (JDH);
Green Sandpiper Longis Pond: 1 on 9th Aug (JDH);
Common Sandpiper : 1 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 2 on 3rd Aug (JH); Longis Bay: 1 on 5th Aug (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 2 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV);
Turnstone Crabby Bay: 1 on 3rd Aug (JH); Longis Bay: 8 on 3rd Aug (JH); 1 on 5th Aug (JH);
Arctic Skua Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 9th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 2 on 10th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 5 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV);
Great Skua Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 9th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 5 on 10th Aug [4 west, 1 east] (PKV/CV); 1 on 11th Aug (PKV/CV); 1 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 8 on 3rd Aug (JH); 22 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV); 23 on 17th Aug (PKV); 6 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Longis Bay: 10 on 8th Aug [5 adults, 5 juvs.] (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 4 on 9th Aug (PKV/CV); 13 on 10th Aug (PKV/CV); 5 on 11th Aug (PKV/CV); 4 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV); 1 on 17th Aug (PKV); 3 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV); 1 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV);
Black-headed Gull Crabby Bay: 20 on 3rd Aug (JH); Longis Bay: 12 on 8th Aug [all adults] (JDH);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Mannez Lighthouse: 8 on 17th Aug [west] (PKV);
Yellow-legged Gull Crabby Bay: 1 on 15th Aug [3rd cy] (PKV/CV); 1 on 17th Aug [juvenile] (PKV);
Kittiwake Chateau a l'Etoc: 2 on 19th Aug (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 6 on 10th Aug [west] (PKV/CV); 3 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Sandwich Tern Braye Bay: 5 on 17th Aug (PKV); 4 on 18th Aug (PKV); 25 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 33 on 26th Aug (JDH); Longis Bay: 2 on 5th Aug (JH); 2 on 8th Aug [1 adult with young] (JDH); Mannez Lighthouse: 3 on 25th Aug [off houmet floraines] (SAR); 7 on 30th Aug (PKV/CMV); 26 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Raz Causeway: 2 on 24th Aug [between Raz and Houmet Herbe] (SAR);
Collared Dove Barrackmaster's Lane: 11 on 25th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Turtle Dove Alderney golf course: 1 on 19th Aug (JDH);
Barn Owl Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CMV); 1 on 15th Aug (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 7th Aug (JDH); Longis Common: 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Swift Alderney Airport: 10 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 12 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); 5 on 14th Aug (PKV/CV); 5 on 15th Aug (PKV/CMV); 5 on 25th Aug (PKV/CMV); 3 on 26th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Swallow Alderney Airport: 100 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Giffoine: 2 on 26th Aug (SAR); 5+ on 28th Aug (SAR); 6+ on 29th Aug (SAR); Whitegates, Alderney: 50+ on 29th Aug (SAR);
House Martin Alderney Airport: 12 on 19th Aug (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 4 on 3rd Aug (JH);
Tree Pipit Longis Common: 3 on 27th Aug [Heard passing over] (JDH); 1 on 28th Aug [Heard flying over] (JDH);
Meadow Pipit Impot Fields, Alderney: 6+ on 29th Aug (SAR); 2 on 31st Aug (SAR); Longis Common: 2 on 22nd Aug (SAR); 2+ on 29th Aug (SAR);
Yellow Wagtail Alderney Airport: 5 on 24th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 8 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 1 on 27th Aug [Heard passing over] (JDH);
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Mannez Lighthouse: 20+ on 11th Aug [coasting eastwards] (PKV/CV);
Common Dolphin (Short-nosed) Clonque Bay: 10+ on 27th Aug [2 miles sw of bay] (PKV/CMV);
Wren Giffoine: 1 on 28th Aug (SAR);
Robin Giffoine: 1 on 28th Aug (SAR);
Redstart Giffoine: 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Whinchat Giffoine: 1 on 28th Aug (SAR); Longis Common: 1 on 27th Aug [Caught and ringed] (JDH); 3 on 28th Aug (JDH); Tourgis Hill: 2 on 28th Aug (SAR);
Stonechat Longis Common: 4 on 22nd Aug [2m 2f] (SAR); 2 on 26th Aug (SAR); 2 on 28th Aug (SAR); 3+ on 29th Aug (SAR); 2 on 30th Aug (SAR); 3 on 31st Aug (SAR); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 26th Aug (SAR); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 26th Aug (SAR);
Wheatear Alderney Airport: 2 on 24th Aug (PKV/CMV); 1 on 29th Aug [track at back of airport] (SAR); 1 on 30th Aug [back of airport] (SAR); 12 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV); Alderney golf course: 1 on 19th Aug (JDH); Fort Albert: 1 on 29th Aug (SAR); Longis Common: 3 on 28th Aug (JDH);
Whitethroat Giffoine: 2 on 28th Aug (SAR); Tourgis Hill: 5+ on 28th Aug [all in same bush] (SAR);
Willow Warbler Alderney Airport: 5 on 30th Aug [back of airport] (SAR); 2+ on 31st Aug (SAR); Longis Pond: 15 on 6th Aug [Ringed] (JH);
Spotted Flycatcher Alderney Airport: 1 on 29th Aug [dip in track at back of airport] (SAR); 1 on 30th Aug [back of airport] (SAR); Essex Farm: 2 on 31st Aug (JDH); Valongis : 1 on 22nd Aug (LLL);
Pied Flycatcher Longis Common: 2 on 28th Aug [Caught and ringed] (JDH);
Raven Alderney Airport: 2 on 19th Aug (PKV/CMV); 4 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); 8 on 14th Aug (PKV/CV); 8 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV); Giffoine: 2 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 2 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV);
Greenfinch Giffoine: 2 on 28th Aug (SAR); Longis Common: 3 on 22nd Aug (SAR);
Goldfinch Longis Pond: 4 on 28th Aug (SAR);
Linnet Impot Fields, Alderney: 20+ on 29th Aug (SAR); 1 on 31st Aug (SAR);
Hawfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 28th Aug (PKV/CMV);
Grey Seal Cocque Lihou, Alderney: 1 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV); Corblets Bay: 1 on 18th Aug (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 3rd Aug (PKV/CV); Longis Bay: 1 on 5th Aug (JH);
Common/Arctic Tern Mannez Lighthouse: 33 on 31st Aug (PKV/CMV);