Guernsey Birds - Monthly Summaries
2022

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


Fulmar Pleinmont: 2 on 7th [Pair circling close-in to cliffs (prospecting for next year?)] (WRT);
Gannet Pleinmont: 1 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Cormorant Reservoir: 13 on 1st Aug [Roosting together on west raft (incl. (Black)LS colour-ringed on Lihou in 2018)] (WRT); 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Shag Herm: C100 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0);
Little Egret Fort Le Crocq: 6 on 13th Aug (PWA); Herm: 1 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0); Reservoir: 12 on 1st Aug [Roosting together on east raft] (WRT); Vale Pond: 2 on 10th Aug (Pjv/0);
Grey Heron Colin Best NR: 7 on 3rd Aug [Roosting together on hide scrape] (WRT); Fort Le Crocq: 8 on 13th Aug (PWA); Reservoir: 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0); Vale Pond: 5 on 10th Aug (Pjv/0); 5 on 12th Aug (MCS);
Shelduck Perelle: 1 on 8th Aug [On beach with gulls at FLC end] (WRT);
Common Scoter Jaonneuse: 1 on 6th Aug (KC);
Marsh Harrier Claire Mare: 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Sparrowhawk Vauvert: 1 on 1st Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 9th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Buzzard Admiral park: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/Jev); Herm: 2 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0); Imperial Hotel, Rocquaine: 1 on 9th Aug (Pjv/Jev); Pleinmont: 1 on 10th Aug [The regular pale phase on cliff face] (WRT); Reservoir: 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0); Vauvert: 6 on 1st Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Kestrel Pleinmont: 4 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Hobby Pleinmont: 1 on 7th Aug [Flew low east at Scramble Track car park @c.08:40 hours] (WRT/PKV);
Water Rail Grands Marais/Pre: 1 on 8th Aug (MPL); 1 on 10th Aug (Pjv/0);
Oystercatcher Pleinmont: 2 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Rocquaine: 111 on 5th Aug [Flock feeding on Old Fish Factory beach] (WRT);
Ringed Plover Rocquaine: 1 on 2nd Aug [Lone juvenile on the beach below The Imperial in the evening] (WRT);
Sanderling L'Eree: 8 on 1st Aug (MAG); Perelle: 2 on 2nd Aug [Feeding together on sand at FLC end] (WRT/ASt); Richmond: 5 on 1st Aug [Feeding flock] (WRT);
Dunlin Perelle: 1 on 7th Aug [Bathing below storm drain FLC end] (WRT); Rocquaine: 1 on 5th Aug [Feeding on Old Fish Factory beach] (WRT);
Whimbrel Perelle: 1 on 2nd Aug (WRT/MPL);
Curlew Fort Le Crocq: 15 on 13th Aug [Roosting offshore] (PWA);
Redshank Claire Mare: 1 on 11th Aug (AJB);
Greenshank Vale Pond: 1 on 1st Aug (MAG); 2 on 6th Aug (DJC); 2 on 8th Aug (MPL); 2 on 10th Aug (Pjv/0); 2 on 12th Aug (MCS);
Green Sandpiper Grands Marais/Pre: 1 on 8th Aug (MPL); 1 on 9th Aug (APL/CAL); 1 on 10th Aug (Pjv/0); Rue des Bergers: 1 on 6th Aug [Briefly] (APL);
Mediterranean Gull L'Eree: 2 on 1st Aug [Adults] (WRT); Perelle: 1 on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT); 2 on 9th Aug [In Black-headed Gull flock at FLC end] (WRT); Richmond: 1 on 13th Aug [Adult moulting ] (PWA); Rocquaine: 3 on 1st Aug [In The Imperial roost (2 x adult, 1 x 1st-summer)] (WRT); 5 on 2nd Aug [4 x adult, 1 x juvenile together in The Imperial roost] (WRT); 11 on 9th Aug [Flock in Old Fish Factory beach gull roost] (WRT);
Black-headed Gull Perelle: 88 on 10th Aug [Flock bathing feeding + roosting at FLC end] (WRT); Rocquaine: 2 on 1st Aug [In The Imperial roost] (WRT);
Lesser Black-backed Gull L'Eree: c50 on 5th Aug [Total roosting in mixed gull flock on beach (influx)] (WRT); Perelle: sev on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT);
Herring Gull Perelle: sev on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT);
Yellow-legged Gull Fort Grey: 1 on 11th Aug [Juvenile on rocks with Herring Gulls] (WRT); L'Eree: 1 on 1st Aug [Juv ringed in Le Carmargue 03D:C] (MAG); Perelle: 1 on 1st Aug [Adult in the Driftwood Inn roost] (WRT); 1 on 1st Aug [Adult ] (MAG); 1 on 1st Aug (Pjv/0); 1 on 2nd Aug [Juvenile] (AJB); 3 on 2nd Aug (MPL); 3 on 2nd Aug [Adult, sub-adult (3rd-summer) + juvenile in the Driftwood Inn roost] (WRT/MPL); 1 on 2nd Aug [Adult] (AJB); 1 on 2nd Aug [Adult ] (MAG); 1 on 5th Aug [Juvenile at FLC end] (WRT); 1 on 6th Aug [Adult in Driftwood Inn gull roost] (WRT); 6+ on 7th Aug [All juveniles (including MAG's La Carmargue colour-ringed (Green)82C:C)] (WRT); 2 on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT); 1 on 8th Aug [Adult in Driftwood Inn gull roost] (WRT); 4 on 10th Aug (MPL); 5+ on 11th Aug [1 adult + 4+ juveniles] (WRT); 2 on 12th Aug [Adults in Driftwood Inn gull roost] (WRT); Rocquaine: 1 on 3rd Aug [Adult in Old Fish Factory beach roost (different individual to the adult currently at Perelle)] (WRT);
Great Black-backed Gull Perelle: c100+ on 5th Aug [Increased influx numbers] (WRT); sev on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT);
Sandwich Tern Belle Greve Bay: 70+ on 9th Aug [Roosting in front of Admiral Park] (RAF); Herm: 73+ on 2nd Aug [West side] (Pjv/0); 10+ on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0); Houmet Paradis Island: 82 on 2nd Aug (MAG);
Little Tern Port Soif : 1 on 12th Aug [seen at 9.30 am fishing close inshore] (Judy Down/Marianne Down);
Woodpigeon Reservoir: 2 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Barn Owl Rue de la Valle, Torteval: 1 on 4th Aug [Calling @22:45 hours] (WRT);
Swift Vauvert: 4 on 1st Aug (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 3rd Aug (Pjv/Jev); 3 on 4th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 2 on 7th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 12th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Kingfisher Vale Pond: 1 on 6th Aug (DJC); 1 on 7th Aug (KC);
Great Spotted Woodpecker Icart: 1 on 4th Aug [Habitat Restoration Project] (AJB);
House Martin Herm: 5+ on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0); Reservoir: 12 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0); Tielles: 53 on 4th Aug (MAG);
Rock Pipit Pleinmont: 4 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
White Wagtail (alba) Fort Le Crocq: 3 on 4th Aug [Juveniles] (AJB);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Pleinmont: 2 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Wren Pleinmont: 3 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Dunnock Pleinmont: 2 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Stonechat Pleinmont: 7 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Wheatear Fort Hommet: 2 on 4th Aug (AJB); 1 on 5th Aug (MPL); 1 on 6th Aug (DJC); 3 on 7th Aug (AJB); Pleinmont: 1 on 10th Aug [Juvenile migrant at cliff edge] (WRT); 3 on 10th Aug (MPL);
Blackbird Pleinmont: 3 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Reservoir: 2 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Song Thrush Pleinmont: 1 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Sedge Warbler Pleinmont: 1 on 7th Aug [In brambles at Swallow Bunkers] (WRT);
Reed Warbler Grands Marais/Pre: 5+ on 10th Aug (Pjv/0);
Dartford Warbler Pleinmont: 1 on 4th Aug (MAG); 2 on 7th Aug (Jamie brown /0);
Whitethroat Pleinmont: 5 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); 1 on 7th Aug [Juvenile] (WRT);
Blackcap Pleinmont: 1 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Chiffchaff Pleinmont: 13 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Willow Warbler Icart: 1 on 4th Aug (AJB); Imperial Hotel, Rocquaine: 1 on 9th Aug (Pjv/Jev); Le Guet: 1 on 7th Aug (AJB); Lihou Island: 4 on 2nd Aug [Feeding together in bracken in SE corner] (WRT); Pleinmont: 3 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Vauvert: 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/Jev); 1 on 9th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Firecrest Jerbourg: 1 on 5th Aug (MAG); Pleinmont: 6 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Pied Flycatcher Mt. Herault: 1 on 9th Aug [West side of Forge Valley] (JH);
Long-tailed Tit Courtil de Bas, STS: 10 on 1st Aug (VF/JF); Pleinmont: 10 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Reservoir: 5 on 5th Aug [West car park] (JD);
Great Tit Pleinmont: 3 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Short-toed Treecreeper Reservoir: 2 on 5th Aug [West car park] (JD);
Magpie Pleinmont: 3 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Reservoir: 1 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Carrion Crow Perelle: sev on 7th Aug (ADM/WRT); Pleinmont: 6 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Raven Herm: 1 on 2nd Aug (Pjv/0); Pleinmont: 1 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0); Portelet: 1 on 6th Aug [Calling flyover] (WRT); Vauvert: 1 on 4th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Rose-coloured Starling Le Villocq Lane: 1 on 2nd Aug (KC); Le Villocq lane: 1 on 2nd Aug [In a garden in excess of 6 hours] (DJC); 1 on 3rd Aug [Still present in the garden] (DJC/LJC); 1 on 4th Aug [Still present in the garden] (DJC/LJC); Le Villocq Lane: 1 on 2nd Aug (APL);
Chaffinch Reservoir: 2 on 8th Aug (Pjv/0);
Greenfinch Pleinmont: 15 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Goldfinch Pleinmont: 10 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Linnet Pleinmont: 5 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Bullfinch Pleinmont: 2 on 4th Aug (Jamie brown/0);
Grey Seal Portelet: 1 on 6th Aug [Long-dead adult carcass washed up on tideline] (WRT);
Common Blue Lihou Island: 1 on 2nd Aug [Near Old Priory] (WRT);
Painted Lady Rue de la Vallee, Torteval: 1 on 5th Aug [Nectaring on buddleia] (WRT);
Grayling Lihou Island: 1 on 2nd Aug [At the rocky outcrop above the Venus Pool] (WRT);
Hummingbird Hawkmoth Rue de la Vallee, Torteval: 1 on 8th Aug [Flew east] (WRT);
Swallowtail Jerbourg: 1 on 5th Aug (Pjv/Jev);
Clouded Yellow Tielles: 1 on 10th Aug [Flew west over the car park.] (MAG);
Greylag Goose (Feral) Vazon: 16 on 10th Aug (MPL);