Guernsey Birds - Monthly Summaries
2024

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


Little Grebe Vale Pond: 1 on 17th (APL/CAL);
Cormorant Reservoir: 10 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Little Egret Claire Mare: 11 on 13th Jul (DE); 10 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 7 on 17th Jul (DE); Reservoir: 5 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vale Pond: 2 on 17th Jul (JD);
Grey Heron Claire Mare: 2 on 13th Jul [One on island, one in reeds on left hand side near the hide] (0); Reservoir: 2 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vale Pond: 2 on 14th Jul (DE);
Brent Goose Vazon: 2 on 15th Jul (MPL);
Marsh Harrier Claire Mare: 1 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); Pleinmont: 1 on 15th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Hen Harrier Fauxquets Valley: 1 on 4th Jul [Flew over West to East. No photo because in pool!] (Rockdweller /0);
Sparrowhawk Vauvert: 1 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Buzzard Reservoir: 4 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 1 on 11th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 14th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 17th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Kestrel Vale Pond: 1 on 17th Jul (JD);
Moorhen Reservoir: 1 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vale Pond: 2 on 17th Jul [Juvenile] (JD);
Stone-curlew Pleinmont: 1 on 6th Jul (MAG);
Little Ringed Plover Claire Mare: 1 on 2nd Jul [On the mud flat to the left of the hide. Stayed for 15 minutes] (DE); 1 on 3rd Jul [Still present at 4pm.] (AJB); 1 on 3rd Jul (CAL); 1 on 4th Jul [Still present at 09:30hrs] (AJB); 1 on 6th Jul (APL/CAL); 1 on 13th Jul (DJC/JG/VF);
Black-tailed Godwit Claire Mare: 1 on 17th Jul [Still present] (DE/0); Vale Pond: 1 on 8th Jul (DE); 1 on 17th Jul (DE);
Whimbrel Shingle Bank: 17 on 2nd Jul (JD); 13 on 17th Jul [Spooked by crows, flew off towards Lihou] (DE);
Curlew L'Eree: 1 on 13th Jul (JD);
Redshank Vale Pond: 1 on 17th Jul (DE);
Greenshank Claire Mare: 1 on 13th Jul [Evening] (DJC); 1 on 13th Jul (APL/CAL/AJB); Vale Pond: 1 on 2nd Jul (AJB); 1 on 3rd Jul [Still present] (AJB); 1 on 6th Jul (APL); 1 on 7th Jul [Still present] (AJB); 1 on 8th Jul (JH); 1 on 8th Jul [Still present] (AJB); 1 on 9th Jul [Still present] (AJB);
Green Sandpiper Claire Mare: 1 on 12th Jul (EDA/JH); 1 on 13th Jul (DJC/JG/VF); 1 on 13th Jul [Still present] (DE/0); Vale Pond: 1 on 14th Jul (CAL/APL);
Common Sandpiper Pulias: 1 on 12th Jul [At pond] (AJB); 1 on 14th Jul [Pond] (AJB); Reservoir: 10 on 9th Jul [Flock] (Visitor); Vale Pond: 3 on 8th Jul (DE/0); 4+ on 8th Jul (JH); 3 on 8th Jul (JD); 2 on 8th Jul (EDA); 6 on 8th Jul (APL); 1 on 17th Jul (APL/CAL);
Mediterranean Gull Vazon: 2 on 12th Jul (MAG); 3 on 13th Jul (MAG);
Black-headed Gull Belle Greve Bay: 13 on 13th Jul [On the water off longstore sleepway] (DE);
Herring Gull Vauvert: 80+ on 14th Jul [On thermal ] (Pjv/Jev);
Yellow-legged Gull Rue des Plains, Pleinmont : 2 on 14th Jul [2 brief but clear sightings] (0/0);
Puffin Herm: 18 on 2nd Jul (CAL);
Woodpigeon Reservoir: 6 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 4 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 11th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 3 on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 17th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Collared Dove Vauvert: 2 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Swift Hauteville : 10 on 14th Jul (DE/0); Les Tracheries: 1 on 9th Jul (JD); Vauvert: 12+ on 11th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 12+ on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 7+ on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 30+ on 14th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 4 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 30+ on 17th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Swallow Reservoir: 2 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Wren Reservoir: 2 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Dunnock Vauvert: 1 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 14th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 17th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Blackbird Reservoir: 4 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 1 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 11th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Cetti's Warbler Gallotin Quarry: 1 on 6th Jul (JD); Vale Pond: 1 on 14th Jul [Heard twice, not seen] (DE);
Blackcap Reservoir: 2 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Chiffchaff Reservoir: 4 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Willow Warbler Grands Marais/Pre: 1 on 5th Jul [Singing] (AJB);
Firecrest Reservoir: 3 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Blue Tit Reservoir: 1 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 1 on 14th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Great Tit Reservoir: 1 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Magpie Vauvert: 1 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Carrion Crow Vauvert: 2 on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Raven Pleinmont: 2 on 15th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
House Sparrow Vauvert: 20+ on 1st Jul (Pjv/Jev); 20+ on 12th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 20+ on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 20+ on 14th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 20+ on 16th Jul (Pjv/Jev); 20+ on 17th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Chaffinch Reservoir: 10 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0);
Goldfinch Reservoir: 4 on 2nd Jul (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 1 on 13th Jul (Pjv/Jev);
Bullfinch Route de Carteret: 2 on 3rd Jul [A pair at my garden feeders] (JPD);