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 Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 13th (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV);
Sooty Shearwater Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 15th Sep (JDH);
Manx Shearwater Chateau a l'Etoc: 2 on 6th Sep (JDH); 2 on 13th Sep (JH); 1 on 15th Sep (JDH);
Balearic Shearwater Chateau a l'Etoc: 4 on 6th Sep (JDH); 9 on 13th Sep (JH);
Gannet Mannez Lighthouse: 182 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV);
Little Egret Platte Saline: 1 on 4th Sep (sar);
Mallard Longis Bay: 16 on 2nd Sep (JH);
Honey-buzzard Alderney golf course: 1 on 4th Sep (JDH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 5th Sep [immature] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 5th Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 11th Sep (PKV/CMV); Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 1st Sep (PKV/CMV); Fort Tourgis: 4 on 7th Sep (JH); Val de la Bonne Terre: 1 on 14th Sep (JH);
Black Kite Val de la Bonne Terre: 1 on 10th Sep (MA);
Marsh Harrier Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 11th Sep [pale green wing tag on right] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 25th Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 26th Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV);
Hen Harrier Val de la Bonne Terre: 1 on 10th Sep [ring-tail] (MA);
Sparrowhawk Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 5th Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 25th Sep (PKV/CMV); 2 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV); Corblets Bay: 1 on 13th Sep (JH);
Buzzard Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 5th Sep (PKV/CMV); 2 on 25th Sep (PKV/CMV); 2 on 26th Sep (PKV/CMV); 2 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV);
Kestrel Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 5th Sep (PKV/CMV); 2 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV);
Hobby Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 24th Sep (JH);
Peregrine Braye Harbour: 1 on 13th Sep (JH);
Water Rail Longis Pond: 1 on 16th Sep (JH); 2 on 27th Sep (JDH);
Oystercatcher Longis Bay: 75 on 23rd Sep (JH);
Ringed Plover Longis Bay: 6 on 3rd Sep (JH); 9 on 23rd Sep (JH); 15 on 29th Sep (JH/JDH); Platte Saline: 27 on 10th Sep (JC); 18 on 12th Sep (JDH); Saye Bay: 32 on 13th Sep (JH);
Grey Plover Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Sep (JH);
Sanderling Platte Saline: 7 on 10th Sep (JC); Saye Bay: 9 on 13th Sep (JH); 5 on 22nd Sep (JH);
Dunlin Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Sep (JH); 1 on 23rd Sep (JH); Saye Bay: 1 on 13th Sep (JH);
Jack Snipe Longis Pond: 1 on 27th Sep (JDH);
Snipe Longis Pond: 1 on 16th Sep (JH);
Whimbrel Fort Houmet Herbe: 3 on 15th Sep (JH); Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Sep (JH); Saye Bay: 2 on 12th Sep (JDH);
Curlew Longis Bay: 32 on 23rd Sep (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV); Saye Bay: 1 on 12th Sep (JDH);
Common Sandpiper Longis Bay: 1 on 4th Sep (JDH); 1 on 14th Sep (JH);
Turnstone Longis Bay: 11 on 3rd Sep (JH); 5 on 23rd Sep (JH); Platte Saline: 1 on 10th Sep (JC); Saye Bay: 2 on 13th Sep (JH);
Great Skua Chateau a l'Etoc: 8 on 15th Sep (JDH); 1 on 16th Sep (JDH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 15th Sep (JH);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 1 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); 1 on 12th Sep (JDH); 3 on 18th Sep (JH); Chateau a l'Etoc: 2 on 15th Sep (JDH); Crabby Bay: 3 on 3rd Sep (JH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 6 on 15th Sep (JH); Longis Bay: 4 on 3rd Sep (JH); 1 on 14th Sep (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 6 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV);
Black-headed Gull Braye Bay: 10 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); Crabby Bay: 45 on 3rd Sep (JH);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Longis Common: 58 on 26th Sep [South] (JH);
Herring Gull Kiln Farm, Alderney: 60 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH);
Yellow-legged Gull Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 15th Sep (JH);
Sandwich Tern Braye Bay: 6 on 2nd Sep (JDH); 13 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); 10 on 22nd Sep (JH); Chateau a l'Etoc: 8 on 15th Sep (JDH); Longis Bay: 11 on 3rd Sep (JH); 9 on 14th Sep (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 9 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV); Platte Saline: 2 on 12th Sep (JDH);
Common Tern Crabby Bay: 1 on 3rd Sep (JH);
Razorbill Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV);
Barn Owl Alderney golf course: 1 on 25th Sep (JH);
Swift Alderney golf course: 1 on 5th Sep (JDH); Longis Common: 1 on 18th Sep (JH);
Alpine Swift Longis Common: 1 on 20th Sep (JDH);
Wryneck Clonque Bay: 1 on 17th Sep (JH); Fort Albert: 1 on 21st Sep (JH);
Great Spotted Woodpecker Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 20th Sep (MA); 1 on 25th Sep (JH); 1 on 27th Sep (JH); 1 on 30th Sep (MA);
House Martin Essex Hill: 300 on 24th Sep (JDH); 100 on 27th Sep (JDH);
Meadow Pipit Rose Farm, Alderney: 50 on 30th Sep (JH/JDH);
Yellow Wagtail Alderney Airport: 3 on 3rd Sep (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Sep (JH);
Grey Wagtail Corblets Bay: 1 on 23rd Sep (JH); Essex Farm: 2 on 29th Sep (JH/JDH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 30th Sep (JH); St Anne, Alderney: 3 on 25th Sep (JH);
White Wagtail (alba) Fort Albert: 7 on 23rd Sep (JH);
Black Redstart Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 21st Sep (JH);
Redstart Longis Pond: 1 on 25th Sep (JH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 1st Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 27th Sep (PKV/CMV);
Whinchat Longis Common: 3 on 7th Sep (JDH); 2 on 16th Sep (JH); 2 on 17th Sep (JDH); 1 on 26th Sep (JH); 2 on 28th Sep (JDH); Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 1 on 24th Sep (JH); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 14th Sep (JH);
Stonechat Longis Common: 3 on 4th Sep (sar);
Wheatear Alderney Airport: 5 on 3rd Sep (JH); 1 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); Alderney golf course: 3 on 6th Sep (JDH); Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 13th Sep (JH); Fort Albert: 1 on 2nd Sep (PR/0); 1 on 29th Sep (JH/JDH); Fort Tourgis: 2 on 4th Sep (sar); Giffoine: 1 on 28th Sep (JDH); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 2 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); Longis Bay: 8 on 12th Sep (JDH); Longis Common: 1 on 7th Sep (JDH); 2 on 12th Sep (JDH); 5 on 15th Sep (JDH); Tourgis Hill: 1 on 14th Sep (JH);
Grasshopper Warbler Essex Farm: 1 on 25th Sep [Ringed] (JH);
Dartford Warbler Essex Hill: 1 on 20th Sep (JH); 1 on 26th Sep (JH);
Blackcap Mannez Quarry: 2 on 1st Sep (PKV/CMV);
Chiffchaff Clonque Bay: 40 on 17th Sep (JH);
Willow Warbler Mannez Quarry: 40 on 1st Sep (PKV/CMV);
Firecrest Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 7th Sep (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 18th Sep (JH); 1 on 21st Sep [Ringed] (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 3 on 27th Sep [Ringed] (JH);
Spotted Flycatcher Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 26th Sep (PKV/CMV); 1 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 6th Sep (JDH); 1 on 12th Sep (JH); Longis Pond: 2 on 25th Sep (JH); Mannez Quarry: 3 on 18th Sep (JH); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 27th Sep (JH); St Anne, Alderney: 1 on 14th Sep (JH); 2 on 25th Sep (JH);
Red-breasted Flycatcher Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Sep (JH/JDH);
Pied Flycatcher Mannez Quarry: 1 on 24th Sep [Caught and ringed] (JDH); St Anne, Alderney: 1 on 25th Sep (JH);
Raven Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 30th Sep (PKV/CMV); Fort Tourgis: 5 on 7th Sep (JH);
Starling Longis Common: 30+ on 4th Sep (sar);
Goldfinch Kiln Farm, Alderney: 20 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 50 on 29th Sep (PKV/CMV);
Linnet Kiln Farm, Alderney: 100 on 9th Sep (JH/JDH); Longis Common: 3+ on 4th Sep (sar);
Bullfinch Mannez Quarry: 1 on 1st Sep (PKV/CMV);
Hawfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 30th Sep [Briefly at top end] (JH/APL); 1 on 30th Sep [A brief view.] (APL/JH);
Grey Seal Corblets Bay: 2 on 23rd Sep (JH); Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 27th Sep (JH); Longis Bay: 1 on 14th Sep (JH); Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 6th Sep [small female] (PKV/CMV); Saye Bay: 1 on 12th Sep (JDH);
Common/Arctic Tern Mannez Lighthouse: 4 on 2nd Sep (PKV/CMV);