Guernsey Birds - Monthly Summaries
2020

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


Fulmar Corbiere: 1 on 2nd (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); Jaonneuse: 2 on 3rd Aug (KC); 1 on 4th Aug (KC); 1 on 8th Aug (KC); 2 on 9th Aug (KC); Petit Bot: 2 on 7th Aug (ETR);
Manx Shearwater Chouet Hide: 4 on 3rd Aug [08:-00-08:40hr heading SW.] (AJB); Jaonneuse: 11 on 2nd Aug (KC); 4 on 5th Aug [19:00-19:45] (KC); 5 on 8th Aug (KC); 7 on 9th Aug (KC);
Balearic Shearwater Chouet Hide: 1 on 3rd Aug [08:00-08:40hr. heading SW.] (AJB); Jaonneuse: 5 on 2nd Aug (KC); 9 on 3rd Aug (KC); 4 on 4th Aug (KC); 11 on 5th Aug (KC); 15 on 8th Aug (KC);
Gannet Chouet: 65 on 8th Aug [Past in 40 mins] (RJM); Corbiere: 5 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); Jaonneuse: 77 on 2nd Aug (KC); 61 on 3rd Aug (KC); 135 on 4th Aug (KC); 56 on 5th Aug (KC); 72 on 5th Aug [19:00-19:45] (KC); 172 on 8th Aug (KC); 47 on 9th Aug (KC); Jerbourg: 3 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Cormorant Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM); Claire Mare: 1 on 1st Aug (ETR/PR); Corbiere: several on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); Reservoir: 6 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0);
Shag Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM);
Cattle Egret Claire Mare: 1 on 6th Aug (APL);
Little Egret Claire Mare: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); 2 on 10th Aug (Pjv/Jev); Reservoir: 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Shingle Bank: 8 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/Jev); Vale Pond: 7 on 5th Aug (ETR/PR/HMR); 8 on 6th Aug (DJC); 4 on 7th Aug (RJM); 6 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Great White Egret Little Russell: 1 on 1st Aug [Seen from Jerbourg heading east off Jethou at 10.32] (MAG);
Grey Heron Claire Mare: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); Colin Best NR: 6 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); Grands Marais/Pre: 1 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP); 3 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 6 on 5th Aug (ETR/PR/HMR); 9 on 6th Aug (DJC); 11 on 7th Aug (RJM); 12 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Teal Rue des Bergers: 6 on 7th Aug (RJM); 2 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); 1 on 10th Aug (ILP);
Mallard Claire Mare: 20 on 3rd Aug (ILP); several on 7th Aug (ETR/PR);
Common Scoter Jaonneuse: 7 on 4th Aug (KC); 2 on 5th Aug (KC); 1 on 8th Aug (KC);
Marsh Harrier Barras Lane: 2 on 5th Aug (VF/JF); Claire Mare: 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); 1 on 10th Aug (ILP); Corbiere: 1 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Buzzard Claire Mare: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Memorial Field: 3 on 2nd Aug (ETR/MER); Mt. Herault: 12 on 2nd Aug (MAG); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 10th Aug (ILP); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 2 on 7th Aug (ILP); Silbe: 3 on 3rd Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 4 on 6th Aug (DJC);
Kestrel Claire Mare: 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Colin Best NR: 1 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); Corbiere: 3 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); L'Ancresse: 1 on 2nd Aug (Juv.); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 6th Aug (ILP);
Peregrine Rocquaine: 1 on 1st Aug [Flyover] (WRT);
Pheasant Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 6th Aug (ILP); 1 on 8th Aug (ILP);
Moorhen Reservoir: 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); Vale Pond: 4 on 1st Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); 1 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR);
Coot Claire Mare: 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); Reservoir: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Vale Pond: 5 on 1st Aug (ILP); 5 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 4 on 7th Aug (RJM); 7 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR);
Oystercatcher Corbiere: 2 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); Lihou Island: 177 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/Jev); Shingle Bank: several on 7th Aug (ETR/PR);
Whimbrel Perelle: 1 on 3rd Aug (WRT); Shingle Bank: 8 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR);
Curlew Colin Best NR: 6 on 7th Aug (ETR/PR); Jaonneuse: 1 on 8th Aug (KC); Rocquaine: 1 on 7th Aug [In The Imperial wader roost] (WRT);
Redshank Pulias: 1 on 10th Aug (MPL);
Green Sandpiper Claire Mare: 1 on 5th Aug (DJC); Vale Pond: 1 on 9th Aug (DJC/LJC);
Wood Sandpiper Claire Mare: 1 on 7th Aug (MAG); 1 on 10th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Common Sandpiper Bulwer Avenue: 1 on 2nd Aug (ILP); Fort Le Crocq: 1 on 9th Aug (AJB); Soldier's Bay: 2 on 7th Aug [On rocks between soldiers bay and Ozanne steps ] (VF); Vale Pond: 1 on 10th Aug (DJC);
Great Skua Jaonneuse: 2 on 4th Aug (KC); 1 on 5th Aug [19:00-19:45] (KC);
Mediterranean Gull Cobo bay: 2 on 5th Aug (VF/JF); RIC/VAZ: 6 on 9th Aug [4 adults & 2 juveniles] (RJM); Town Harbour: 1 on 4th Aug [Adult.] (AJB); Vazon: 10 on 9th Aug [Richmond end. 6 Ad., 4 Juv.] (AJB);
Black-headed Gull Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM); RIC/VAZ: 69 on 9th Aug (RJM);
Common Gull Richmond vazon: 1 on 7th Aug [Juvenile ] (MAG);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Corbiere: 4 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Herring Gull College Field: 37 on 2nd Aug (ETR/MER); Corbiere: several on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Yellow-legged Gull Perelle: 1 on 5th Aug [Juvenile in beach roost opposite Driftwood Inn] (WRT); 1 on 7th Aug [Adult in Driftwood Inn gull roost (small stature) - same bird seen 4 times since 13th July 2020)] (WRT);
Great Black-backed Gull Chouet: 4 on 8th Aug (RJM); Corbiere: 7 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Kittiwake Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM); Jaonneuse: 1 on 2nd Aug (KC); 1 on 5th Aug (KC);
Sandwich Tern Chouet Refuse Tip: 2 on 10th Aug [Flying north] (JF); Chouet: 4 on 8th Aug (RJM); Herm: 29 on 10th Aug (KC); Houmet Paradis Island: 70+ on 10th Aug [Majority resting on island on high tide others fishing.] (AJB); Jaonneuse: 1 on 2nd Aug (KC); 5 on 3rd Aug (KC); 7 on 4th Aug (KC); 3 on 5th Aug (KC); 5 on 8th Aug (KC); 5 on 9th Aug (KC); L'Eree: 1 on 5th Aug [Feeding in bay] (WRT); Pembroke: 6 on 3rd Aug (ETR/MER);
Common Tern Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM);
Stock Dove Claire Mare: 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); Rue des Bergers: 2 on 7th Aug (RJM); Vale Pond: 4 on 7th Aug (RJM);
Woodpigeon Reservoir: 6 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Marais, VAL: 3 on 1st Aug (ILP); 1 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 3 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 2 on 6th Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ILP); 2 on 8th Aug (ILP); 1 on 9th Aug (ILP); 1 on 10th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 2 on 1st Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 2 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 5th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Collared Dove Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 2nd Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0);
Swift Pleinmont: 100+ on 7th Aug (MAG); Vauvert: 2 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 3 on 5th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 3 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Kingfisher Claire Mare: 1 on 10th Aug (VF/As); Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (ETR/PR); 1 on 3rd Aug (KC); 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); 1 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); 1 on 9th Aug (DJC/LJC); 1 on 10th Aug (DJC);
Great Spotted Woodpecker Le Vallon: 1 on 3rd Aug (MPL);
Swallow Grands Marais/Pre: 3 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); Jaonneuse: 5 on 4th Aug (KC); Jerbourg: 5+ on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); Reservoir: 4 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 2 on 7th Aug (RJM); Vale Pond: 2 on 1st Aug (ILP);
House Martin Grands Marais/Pre: 3 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); Jerbourg: 3+ on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); Vale Pond: 5 on 1st Aug (ILP);
Green Lizard Clarence Battery: 1 on 5th Aug (MAG);
Grey Wagtail Colin Best NR: 7 on 1st Aug (ETR/PR);
Pied/White Wagtail Colin Best NR: 1 on 1st Aug (ETR/PR);
White Wagtail (alba) Claire Mare: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM); 6 on 7th Aug (ILP); Rocquaine: 1 on 1st Aug [Feeding on beach below The Imperial] (WRT);
Bottle-nosed Dolphin Chouet Hide: 2 on 3rd Aug [Heading SW.] (AJB); Jaonneuse: 4+ on 4th Aug (KC);
Dunnock Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Aug (ILP); 3 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 2 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 3 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 6th Aug (ILP); 2 on 7th Aug (ILP); 2 on 8th Aug (ILP); 2 on 9th Aug (ILP); 2 on 10th Aug (ILP);
Robin Reservoir: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 1 on 5th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 10th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Stonechat Claire Mare: 2 on 8th Aug [in reeds left of hide] (DJC ); Corbiere: 1 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Wheatear Fort Hommet: 1 on 9th Aug (AJB); Fort Le Crocq: 1 on 3rd Aug (AJB); Jaonneuse: 1 on 9th Aug (DJC); Pulias: 2 on 10th Aug (MPL);
Blackbird Reservoir: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP); 2 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 2 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 6th Aug (ILP); 3 on 7th Aug (ILP); 1 on 8th Aug (ILP); 1 on 9th Aug (ILP); 1 on 10th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 5th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Song Thrush Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP);
Sedge Warbler Claire Mare: 1 on 8th Aug [in reeds left of hide] (DJC ); 1 on 10th Aug (AJB);
Reed Warbler Rue des Bergers: 6 on 7th Aug (RJM);
Blackcap Rue des Bergers: 2 on 7th Aug (RJM);
Firecrest Herm: 1 on 10th Aug (KC); Le Vallon: 1 on 3rd Aug (MPL); Moulin Huet: 1 on 3rd Aug (MPL);
Pied Flycatcher Fort Hommet: 1 on 11th Aug (VF/ILP/APL); 1 on 11th Aug [In conifer copse.] (AJB); 1 on 11th Aug [First seen bu AJB] (JD/APL); 1 on 11th Aug (APL/VF); Sark: 1 on 10th Aug (VF/AS/GE);
Long-tailed Tit Vauvert: 3 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Blue Tit Grands Marais/Pre: 2 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 8th Aug (ILP); 1 on 9th Aug (ILP);
Great Tit Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Aug (ILP); 1 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ILP); 1 on 8th Aug (ILP);
Magpie Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP); 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ILP); 1 on 8th Aug (ILP); 1 on 10th Aug (ILP);
Carrion Crow Corbiere: 3 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER); Reservoir: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Marais, VAL: 4 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 2 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 2 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 3 on 1st Aug (ILP);
Raven Corbiere: 1 on 2nd Aug (ETR/PR/HMR/MER);
Starling Claire Mare: 15+ on 3rd Aug (ILP); Present on 7th Aug (RJM); several on 7th Aug (ILP);
House Sparrow Claire Mare: 4 on 3rd Aug (ILP); Present on 7th Aug (RJM); Rue des Marais, VAL: 5 on 1st Aug (ILP); 6 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 5 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 8 on 4th Aug (ILP); 3 on 5th Aug (ILP); 4 on 6th Aug (ILP); 6 on 7th Aug (ILP); 4 on 8th Aug (ILP); 7 on 9th Aug (ILP); 6 on 10th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 6 on 1st Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 15+ on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); 8+ on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 12+ on 7th Aug (Pjv/0);
Chaffinch Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 6th Aug (ILP); 1 on 9th Aug (ILP);
Greenfinch Grands Marais/Pre: 2 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); L'Ancresse: 1 on 2nd Aug (Nigel Pletts); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 1 on 4th Aug (ILP); 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 2 on 9th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP);
Goldfinch Claire Mare: 2 on 3rd Aug (ILP); Grands Marais/Pre: 5 on 8th Aug (ETR/PR); Rue des Marais, VAL: 2 on 1st Aug (ILP); 3 on 2nd Aug (ILP); 7 on 3rd Aug (ILP); 2 on 4th Aug (ILP); 3 on 5th Aug (ILP); 4 on 6th Aug (ILP); 5 on 7th Aug (ILP); 2 on 8th Aug (ILP); 4 on 9th Aug (ILP); 6 on 10th Aug (ILP); Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (ILP); Vauvert: 1 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); 3 on 4th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 7th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 10th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Linnet L'Ancresse: 10 on 2nd Aug (all Juv.); Rue des Marais, VAL: 1 on 5th Aug (ILP); 1 on 7th Aug (ILP);
Common Crossbill Les Gravees: 1 on 5th Aug [Female in Pine tree by Abbey Court Hotel.] (RJM);
Bullfinch Rue des Bergers: 1 on 7th Aug (RJM);
Grayling L'Ancresse: 2 on 2nd Aug (Nigel Pletts);
Small Copper L'Ancresse: 1 on 2nd Aug (Nigel Pletts);
Common/Arctic Tern Chouet: 2 on 8th Aug (RJM); Jaonneuse: 1 on 3rd Aug (KC); 10 on 4th Aug (KC); 5 on 5th Aug (KC); 9 on 9th Aug (KC);
Unidentified auk Chouet: 1 on 8th Aug (RJM);
Unidentified shearwater Chouet Hide: 3 on 3rd Aug [08:00-08:40hr. heading SW] (AJB);
Unidentified Swift Chouet Hide: 3 on 3rd Aug [08:00-08:40hr. heading SW] (AJB);
Unidentified shearwater Jaonneuse: 3 on 2nd Aug (KC);
Unidentified Swift Jaonneuse: 3 on 2nd Aug (KC);
Unidentified shearwater Jaonneuse: 1 on 5th Aug [Possible Cory's] (KC);
Unidentified Swift Jaonneuse: 1 on 5th Aug [Possible Cory's] (KC);