Caspian Gull -  L'Eree [LER]  -  18/9/2018  -  © Anthony Loaring
Caspian Gull - L'Eree [LER] - 18/9/2018 - © Anthony Loaring

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Protection for local waders
Over the last 40 years, local populations of many wading birds have plummeted and some species have been lost entirely. The long-running 'Wader Count' survey shows that disturbance is a major factor in the decline. If you agree that our waders need urgent protection at key sites, please email the States of Guernsey Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Service (ACLMS) at this address -

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Latest News (more...)

Tue 18th Sep
Perelle & Colin Best NR - first-winter Caspian Gull.

Fri 14th Sep
Richmond - Little Gull.

Sun 9th Sep
Pelagic - Ocean Sunfish, Harbour Porpoise, Little Gull, Wilson's Petrel.

Sat 8th Sep
Pleinmont - Barred Warbler reported.

Sightings Summary

September 2018   GUE   ALD
August 2018   GUE   ALD
July 2018   GUE   ALD
June 2018   GUE   ALD
May 2018   GUE   ALD
April 2018   GUE   ALD
March 2018   GUE   ALD
February 2018   GUE   ALD
January 2018   GUE   ALD
All records 2018   GUE   ALD

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Last Updated on September 20, 3:00 AM BST
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Pressure 1016 Mbar.


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