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: 1 on 11th (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 2 on 18th Mar [Courting pair] (JDH/0);
Slavonian Grebe Braye Bay: 1 on 12th Feb (PKV);
Fulmar Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 8th Jan (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 2 on 16th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Gannet Braye Harbour: 4 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV); Saye Bay: 12 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 6 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Cormorant Mannez Lighthouse: 1 on 4th Jan (PKV/CMV); Fort Quesnard: 1 on 26th Feb [in breeding plummage] (PKV/CMV);
Cattle Egret Alderney Airport: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); 2 on 12th Feb (PKV);
Little Egret Clonque Bay: 2 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 1 on 12th Feb (PKV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV); Longis Bay: 2 on 19th Mar (JH);
Grey Heron Clonque Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 28th Feb (PKV/CMV); 1 on 12th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Teal Longis Pond: 4 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 1 on 18th Mar [Female] (JDH/0);
Mallard Longis Bay: 3 on 3rd Jan (PKV); Corblets Bay: 4 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Shoveler Corblets Bay: 1 on 7th Feb [in fresh water quarry] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 12th Feb [Male] (PKV); Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 26th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Pochard Crabby Bay: 1 on 11th Jan [in crabby quarry] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 22nd Feb [female on quarry] (PKV/CMV);
Sparrowhawk Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 25th Jan (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 1 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Jan [female] (PKV/CMV); Essex Hill: 1 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV); Le Petit Val: 1 on 18th Feb (PR/0); Newtown: 1 on 24th Feb (PR); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 18th Mar [male] (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (local)] (JH); 1 on 21st Mar (JH);
Buzzard Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 25th Jan (PKV/CMV); Essex Hill: 2 on 2nd Jan (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV); Val de la Bonne Terre: 1 on 26th Feb [with nesting material] (PKV/CMV);
Kestrel Braye Bay: 1 on 24th Feb (PR); Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Female] (JDH);
Peregrine Longis Pond: 1 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); St Anne, Alderney: 1 on 23rd Feb (PKV/CMV); Alderney Airport: 1 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); Alderney golf course: 1 on 18th Mar (JH); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 13th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Pheasant Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Moorhen Fort Tourgis: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 1 on 18th Mar (JDH/0);
Coot Longis Pond: 6 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); Corblets Bay: 3 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV); Longis pond: 5 on 18th Mar (JDH/0);
Oystercatcher Clonque Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 20 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Ringed Plover Platte Saline: 1 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV); 17 on 6th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Grey Plover Saye Bay: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Lapwing Alderney Airport: 6 on 26th Jan (PKV/CMV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 27th Jan (PKV/CMV); 4 on 2nd Feb (PKV/CMV);
Sanderling Platte Saline: 2 on 6th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Snipe Longis Common: 1 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 2 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV); Longis Pond: 10 on 14th Mar (JDH); Longis pond: 9 on 18th Mar (JDH/0); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 16th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Curlew Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV); Braye Bay: 2 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Turnstone Fort Houmet Herbe: 2 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 3 on 12th Mar (JH);
Mediterranean Gull Alderney Airport: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 4 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Corblets Bay: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 2 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV); Saye Bay: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 1 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV); 4 on 12th Feb (PKV);
Black-headed Gull Clonque Bay: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 12 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); 6 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Common Gull Fort Tourgis: 1 on 28th Jan [1st winter] (PKV/CMV);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Corblets Bay: 1 on 25th Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 2 on 6th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Herring Gull Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Crabby Bay: 12 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV); 15 on 7th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Yellow-legged Gull Crabby Bay: 1 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Great Black-backed Gull Corblets Bay: 12 on 25th Jan (PKV/CMV); 12 on 28th Jan [1 colour ringed england] (PKV/CMV); 1 on 12th Feb [With Norwegian Colour Ring] (PKV);
Kittiwake Corblets Bay: 2 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Sandwich Tern Braye Harbour: 1 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV); Corblets Bay: 1 on 11th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Guillemot : 150 on 16th Feb [approx] (PKV/CMV); Les Etacs: 80 on 16th Feb [approx] (PKV/CMV);
Razorbill Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Feral Pigeon Braye Harbour: 6 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Stock Dove Essex Hill: 1 on 18th Feb (PKV/CV); 2 on 17th Mar (JH/0);
Woodpigeon Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Collared Dove Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Impot Fields, Alderney: 30 on 2nd Feb (PKV/CMV);
Kingfisher Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV);
Skylark Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 16th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Sand Martin Longis Common: 1 on 14th Mar (JDH); 4 on 17th Mar (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 11th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Swallow Essex Farm: 1 on 17th Mar [0620hrs] (JH);
House Martin Mannez Quarry: 1 on 11th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Meadow Pipit Mannez Garenne: 1 on 4th Jan (PKV/CMV); Alderney Airport: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); Alderney golf course: 70+ on 18th Mar (JH/0); Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV);
Water Pipit Longis Common: 1 on 12th Feb (PKV);
Rock Pipit Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 8th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Grey Wagtail Braye Harbour: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Braye Bay: 1 on 24th Feb (PR);
Pied/White Wagtail Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 26th Feb (PKV/CMV); Alderney Airport: 20 on 18th Mar (PKV/CMV); Fort Tourgis: 12 on 12th Mar (PKV/CMV); 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);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Braye Bay: 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Wren Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Dunnock Barrackmaster's Lane: 3 on 26th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Robin Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Black Redstart Platte Saline: 1 on 28th Jan [probable male] (PKV/CMV);
Stonechat Braye Harbour: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
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);
Desert Wheatear Fort Tourgis: 1 on 22nd Mar [1st yr male ssp homochroa] (JH/JDH/CV);
Blackbird Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Fieldfare Essex Farm: 1 on 17th Mar [Over Obs at dusk] (JH);
Song Thrush Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Redwing Barrackmaster's Lane: 3 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); 1 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 5 on 17th Mar [Over obs at dusk] (JH/0); 6 on 17th Mar [Heading north at dusk] (JDH);
Dartford Warbler Essex Hill: 1 on 18th Feb [male] (PKV/CV);
Blackcap Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 14th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Chiffchaff Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); Platte Saline: 1 on 28th Jan (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);
Willow Warbler Essex Farm: 2 on 17th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH);
Goldcrest Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV); Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (UK)] (JDH);
Firecrest Essex Farm: 1 on 21st Mar [Ringed (Germany)] (JH/JDH); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 19th Mar [ringed] (PKV/CMV); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1F on 12th Mar [Ringed] (JH/JDH);
Long-tailed Tit Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV);
Blue Tit Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV); 2 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Great Tit Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 2nd Jan (PKV/CMV); 6 on 25th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Jackdaw Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 8th Jan (PKV/CMV); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 15 on 16th Feb (PKV/CMV);
Carrion Crow Barrackmaster's Lane: 10 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Raven Alderney Airport: 2 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV); Essex Hill: 2 on 2nd Jan (PKV/CMV); 2 on 20th Jan [displaying] (PKV/CMV); Alderney Airport: 1 on 12th Feb (PKV); Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 28th Feb (PKV/CMV); Essex Hill: 2 on 18th Feb (PKV/CV); 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);
Starling Impot Fields, Alderney: 100 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV);
House Sparrow St Anne, Alderney: 5 on 8th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Chaffinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV); 1 on 27th Feb [dead female - trichomoniasis] (PKV/CMV);
Greenfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 6 on 1st Jan (PKV/CMV);
Goldfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 4 on 26th Jan (PKV/CMV); 2 on 28th Jan (PKV/CMV);
Linnet Longis Common: 1 on 3rd Jan (PKV/CMV);
Grey Seal Fort Quesnard: 1 on 12th Mar [female] (PKV/CMV);
Peacock Butterfly Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 18th Feb (PKV/CMV);