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.


Fulmar Mannez Lighthouse: 2 on 10th (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);
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);
Great White Egret Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 9th Aug (MA);
Common Scoter Mannez Lighthouse: 7 on 10th Aug [all east] (PKV/CV); 37 on 17th Aug [east] (PKV);
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); 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);
Kestrel Clonque Bay: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV);
Peregrine Impot Fields, Alderney: 1 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV);
Ringed Plover Clonque Bay: 13 on 1st Aug [Including 3 juveniles] (JDH); Longis Bay: 4 on 3rd Aug (JH); 11 on 6th Aug (JH);
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);
Whimbrel Braye Bay: 3 on 3rd Aug (JH); Crabby Bay: 3 on 3rd Aug (JH); Longis Bay: 2 on 5th Aug (JH);
Green Sandpiper Longis Pond: 1 on 9th Aug (JDH);
Common Sandpiper 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);
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);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 8 on 3rd Aug (JH); 22 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV); 23 on 17th Aug (PKV); 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);
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);
Sandwich Tern Braye Bay: 5 on 17th Aug (PKV); 4 on 18th Aug (PKV); Longis Bay: 2 on 5th Aug (JH); 2 on 8th Aug [1 adult with young] (JDH);
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);
Swift Barrackmaster's Lane: 12 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); 5 on 14th Aug (PKV/CV); 5 on 15th Aug (PKV/CMV);
House Martin Alderney Airport: 12 on 19th Aug (PKV/CMV); Longis Common: 4 on 3rd Aug (JH);
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Mannez Lighthouse: 20+ on 11th Aug [coasting eastwards] (PKV/CV);
Wheatear Alderney golf course: 1 on 19th Aug (JDH);
Willow Warbler Longis Pond: 15 on 6th Aug [Ringed] (JH);
Spotted Flycatcher Valongis : 1 on 22nd Aug (LLL);
Raven Alderney Airport: 2 on 19th Aug (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 12th Aug (PKV/CV); 8 on 14th Aug (PKV/CV); 8 on 17th Aug (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 2 on 4th Aug (PKV/CV);
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);