Alderney 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.


Black-throated Diver Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 22nd (AWT);
Great Northern Diver Braye Bay: 1 on 9th Feb [1st winter] (AWT); 1 on 20th Mar [1st winter] (AWT); 1 on 23rd Mar [1st winter] (AWT); Braye Harbour: 1 on 21st Mar [1st winter] (AWT); Braye Bay: 1 on 2nd Apr [1st summer] (AWT);
Little Grebe Longis Pond: 1 on 27th Jan (AWT); Waterworks Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 27th Jan (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 22nd Mar (AWT);
Gannet Braye Bay: 150 on 10th Feb [E past breakwater in 20 minutes] (AWT);
Shag Coque Lihou: 63 on 21st Mar (AWT); Longis Bay: 30 on 21st Mar (AWT);
Little Egret Longis Bay: 3 on 13th Mar (AWT); Corbletts Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 18th Apr (AWT);
White Stork St Anne: 1 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Greylag Goose (Wild) Kiln Farm, Alderney: 11 on 18th Jan (AWT);
Brent Goose Longis Bay: 1 on 13th Jan (AWT);
Brent Goose (Dark-bellied) Longis Bay: 2 on 3rd Feb (AWT); Braye Bay: 1 on 23rd Mar (AWT);
Shelduck Platte Saline: 2 on 1st Apr (AWT);
Teal Longis Pond: 1 on 25th Feb [female] (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 7th Feb [Pair] (AWT);
Red-breasted Merganser Platte Saline: 2 on 21st Mar [Pair. Flew east in the swinge] (AWT);
Goosander Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 24th Feb [female] (AWT);
Honey-buzzard St Anne: 2 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Sparrowhawk Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 24th Mar [Female hunting Starlings] (AWT); Mannez Garenne: 2 on 29th Apr [Pair ] (AWT);
Buzzard Vallee des Trois Vaux: 1 on 3rd Apr (AWT);
Osprey Alderney Airport: 1 on 30th Mar [Overflew 1310] (GE);
Kestrel Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 18th Jan [Male] (AWT); 1 on 25th Jan (AWT); 2 on 25th Feb [pair] (AWT); St Anne: 1 on 3rd Feb (AWT); Crabby Bay: 1 on 8th Mar [Adult male] (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 24th Mar (AWT);
Hobby Longis Pond: 1 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 1 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 1 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB); Les Etacs: 1 on 7th May (AWT); Fort Quesnard: 1 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Quail St Anne: 1 on 8th Jun [Singing male] (AWT);
Water Rail Essex Farm: 1 on 4th Feb (AWT); Longis Pond: 1 on 25th Feb (AWT);
Crane Longis Bay: 3 on 20th Mar (ABO);
Great Bustard Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 1 on 14th May (AWT); 1 on 15th May (AWT);
Ringed Plover Longis Bay: 28 on 3rd Feb (AWT); Saye Bay: 2 on 24th Feb (AWT); Platte Saline: 13 on 23rd Mar (AWT); Saye Bay: 2 on 20th Mar (AWT); Platte Saline: 4 on 4th Apr (AWT); Saye Bay: 2 on 2nd May [Breeding pair] (AWT);
Kentish Plover Platte Saline: 1 on 2nd May (AWT);
Golden Plover Kiln Farm, Alderney: 15 on 25th Jan (AWT); 15 on 26th Jan (AWT);
Lapwing Longis Bay: 1 on 10th Feb (AWT);
Sanderling Longis Bay: 2 on 7th Feb (AWT); Platte Saline: 1 on 2nd May (AWT); Saye Bay: 9 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Purple Sandpiper Clonque Bay: 11 on 17th Apr (AWT); Longis Bay: 1 on 18th Apr (AWT);
Dunlin Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Feb (AWT); 2 on 9th Mar (AWT); 3 on 22nd Mar (AWT); Platte Saline: 2 on 2nd May (AWT); Saye Bay: 7 on 2nd May (AWT); 1 on 4th May (AWT); 2 on 17th May (AWT); 1 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Jack Snipe Longis Pond: 1 on 3rd Apr (BirdGuides);
Woodcock Essex Farm: 1 on 4th Feb (AWT);
Bar-tailed Godwit Platte Saline: 4 on 2nd May (AWT); Saye Bay: 1 on 2nd May (AWT); 2 on 4th May (AWT);
Whimbrel Clonque Bay: 3 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); Longis Bay: 2 on 11th Apr (AWT); 8 on 18th Apr (AWT); Platte Saline: 1 on 17th Apr (AWT); 2 on 22nd Apr (AWT); 2 on 2nd May (AWT); Saye Bay: 4 on 2nd May (AWT); 1 on 17th May (AWT);
Curlew Clonque Bay: 3 on 22nd Apr (AWT); 7 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Common Sandpiper Clonque Bay: 1 on 22nd Apr (AWT); Corblets Bay: 1 on 18th Apr (AWT); Crabby Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 1 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 1 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB);
Turnstone Braye Bay: 3 on 27th Jan (AWT); 5 on 20th Mar (AWT);
Mediterranean Gull Braye Bay: 2 on 22nd Mar [Adult and 1st winter] (AWT); Platte Saline: 1 on 22nd Jun [2nd Summer] (AWT);
Lesser Black-backed Gull Corblets Bay: 3 on 7th Feb (AWT);
Sandwich Tern Longis Bay: 1 on 19th Mar (CS);
Guillemot Les Etacs: 24 on 25th Mar (AWT); 4 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 5+ on 22nd Apr [On Gannetry] (JH/DS/APL/DB);
Razorbill Les Etacs: 11 on 25th Mar (AWT);
Puffin Chateau a l'Etoc: 1 on 11th Feb (AWT); Clonque Bay: 1 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 6 on 23rd Apr (Ds/Jh);
Cuckoo Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 19th Apr [Singing male] (AWT); Alderney Community Woodland: 1 on 21st May (AWT); Clonque Bay: 1 on 3rd May (AWT); Essex Farm: 1 on 21st May (AWT); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 3rd May (AWT); 1 on 23rd May (AWT); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 26th May [Calling male] (AWT); Val de la Bonne Terre: 1 on 22nd May (AWT); Platte Saline: 1 on 5th Jun (AWT); Rose Farm, Alderney: 1 on 12th Jun (AWT); Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 12th Jun (AWT);
Barn Owl Longis Common: 1 on 24th Feb (AWT); Coastguard's Cottages, Alderney: 1 on 13th Mar (AWT); Alderney golf course: 1 on 1st Apr (AWT); Longis Common: 1 on 11th Apr (AWT);
Nightjar Alderney Community Woodland: 1 on 30th Apr (AWT); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 8th May [Male] (AWT);
Swift Braye Harbour: 4 on 21st May [Screaming birds] (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 4 on 31st May (AWT); St Anne: 3 on 14th May (AWT);
Kingfisher Crabby Quarry, Alderney: 1 on 27th Jan (AWT); 1 on 3rd Feb (AWT); 1 on 4th Feb (AWT); 1 on 10th Feb (AWT);
Hoopoe Vallee des Trois Vaux: 1 on 1st Apr (AWT); 1 on 2nd Apr (SM);
Skylark Kiln Farm, Alderney: 3 on 26th Jan (AWT); Giffoine: 5 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 2 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB);
Sand Martin Mannez Quarry: 4 on 22nd Mar (AWT); Braye Harbour: 2 on 18th Apr (AWT); Fort Albert: 5 on 22nd Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 5 on 31st May (AWT);
Swallow Les Etacs: 2 on 30th Mar (AWT); Alderney Airport: 5 on 19th Apr (AWT); Braye Bay: 1 on 2nd Apr (AWT); Fort Albert: 20 on 22nd Apr (AWT); Ortac, Alderney: 1 on 2nd Apr (AWT); South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 1 on 13th Apr (AWT); Telegraph Bay: 10 on 23rd Apr (AWT); Vallee des Trois Vaux: 1 on 3rd Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 20 on 2nd May (AWT); 30 on 31st May (AWT);
Red-rumped Swallow Longis Common: 1 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 1 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 1 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB); Longis Pond: 1 on 22nd Apr (Birdguides); Telegraph Bay: 1 on 23rd Apr (AWT);
House Martin Kiln Farm, Alderney: 1 on 24th Mar [Flew east] (AWT); Fort Albert: 5 on 22nd Apr (AWT); Longis Common: 2 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); Telegraph Bay: 15 on 23rd Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 15 on 31st May (AWT);
Tree Pipit Barrackmaster's Lane: 3 on 23rd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB);
Meadow Pipit Chateau a l'Etoc: 75 on 24th Mar [All heading N out across the channel] (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 60 on 1st Apr (AWT);
Yellow Wagtail Alderney Airport: 7 on 19th Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 10 on 2nd May (AWT);
Grey Wagtail Longis Bay: 1 on 3rd Feb (AWT);
White Wagtail (alba) Fort Albert: 5 on 8th Mar (AWT);
Pied Wagtail (yarrellii) Platte Saline: 5 on 4th Feb (AWT);
Bottle-nosed Dolphin : 3 on 11th Feb (AWT); Clonque Bay: 4 on 3rd Apr [Inc calf] (AWT);
Black Redstart Alderney Airport: 1 on 26th Jan (AWT); St Anne: 1 on 24th Jan (AWT); 1 on 26th Jan (AWT); Braye Harbour: 1 on 23rd Mar [Adult male] (AWT); Crabby Bay: 2 on 8th Mar [Adult male & Female] (AWT); Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 13th Mar [Adult male] (AWT); Mannez Garenne: 2 on 13th Mar [Adult males] (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 2 on 15th Mar [Female types] (AWT); St Anne: 1 on 24th Mar [Tugbys Yard] (AWT); Whitegates, Alderney: 1 on 24th Mar (AWT);
Redstart Fort Quesnard: 1 on 13th Apr [Male] (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 13th Apr [Male] (AWT); Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 2 on 23rd Apr (Ds/Jh/Apl/db); 1 on 23rd Apr [Male] (JH/DS/APL/DB); St Anne: 1 on 2nd Apr [Female] (CB);
Whinchat Longis Common: 2 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 2 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 2 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB); 2 on 29th Apr (AWT);
Stonechat Longis Common: 2 on 18th Jan [Pair] (AWT); Vallee des Trois Vaux: 7 on 1st Apr (AWT);
Wheatear Fort Houmet Herbe: 1 on 12th Mar (VF); Les Etacs: 1 on 25th Mar [Male] (AWT); Longis Bay: 3 on 12th Mar [2 male, 1 female] (AWT); Longis Common: 2 on 13th Mar [Males] (AWT); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 22nd Mar (AWT); : 20 on 16th Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 5 on 1st Apr (AWT); Platte Saline: 1 on 4th Apr (AWT); Kiln Farm, Alderney: 6 on 2nd May (AWT);
Ring Ouzel Les Etacs: 1 on 30th Mar (AWT); Telegraph Tower, Alderney: 1 on 28th Mar (AWT); Bibette Head, Alderney: 2 on 16th Apr [Male & Female] (AWT); Mannez Garenne: 1 on 16th Apr [Male] (AWT); Saye Bay: 1 on 19th Apr [Male] (AWT); Saye Farm (Campsite), Alderney: 1 on 16th Apr [Male] (AWT); Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 13th Apr [Female] (AWT);
Fieldfare Kiln Farm, Alderney: 2 on 24th Mar (AWT);
Redwing Barrackmaster's Lane: 20 on 8th Mar (AWT); Val de la Bonne Terre: 4 on 4th Apr (AWT);
Fan-tailed Warbler Alderney Airport: 1 on 23rd May [Singing male] (AWT); 1 on 1st Jun [Singing male] (AWT); 1 on 6th Jun [Displaying male] (AWT);
Grasshopper Warbler Mannez Garenne: 1 on 29th Apr (AWT); Essex Hill: 1 on 2nd May (AWT);
Sedge Warbler Longis Pond: 2 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 2 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 2 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB); South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 4 on 2nd May (AWT);
Reed Warbler Longis Pond: 1 on 23rd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 1 on 29th Apr (AWT);
Dartford Warbler South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 1 on 25th Feb (AWT); Essex Hill: 2 on 14th Mar [2 singing] (AWT); Giffoine: 1 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 1 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl); 1 on 22nd Apr (JH/DS/APL/DB); Mannez Garenne: 2 on 16th Apr [Pair] (AWT); 2 on 29th Apr (AWT); South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 1 on 1st Apr [Singing male] (AWT); 2 on 13th Apr [Pair ] (AWT); Essex Hill: 3 on 2nd May (AWT);
Lesser Whitethroat Vau de Saou, Alderney: 1 on 29th Apr (AWT);
Whitethroat Clonque Bay: 1 on 22nd Apr (AWT); South Coast Cliffs, Alderney: 7 on 2nd May (AWT);
Garden Warbler Barrackmaster's Lane: 1 on 24th Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB);
Chiffchaff Essex Farm: 1 on 13th Mar (AWT); Longis Pond: 1 on 8th Mar (AWT); 6 on 14th Mar (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 8th Mar (AWT); Val de la Bonne Terre: 6 on 4th Apr (AWT); Vallee des Trois Vaux: 10 on 1st Apr (AWT);
Firecrest St Anne: 3 on 1st Feb (AWT); Essex Farm: 2 on 22nd Mar (AWT); Mannez Quarry: 1 on 8th Mar (AWT); Barrackmaster's Lane: 2 on 2nd May (AWT);
Spotted Flycatcher Essex Farm: 3 on 16th May (AWT);
Pied Flycatcher Alderney Community Woodland: 1 on 13th May (AWT);
Coal Tit (Continental) The Nunnery, Alderney: 6 on 22nd Mar (AWT);
Golden Oriole Essex Farm: 1 on 16th May (AWT); 1 on 21st Jun [Singing male] (AWT);
Jackdaw Alderney Airport: 17 on 25th Feb (AWT); Giffoine: 4 on 22nd Apr (APL/JH/DS/DB); 4 on 22nd Apr [Db] (Ds/Jh/Apl);
Carrion Crow Kiln Farm, Alderney: 93 on 25th Jan (AWT);
Rose-coloured Starling St Anne: 1 on 14th Jun (AWT);
Greenfinch Barrackmaster's Lane: 8 on 8th Mar (AWT);
Linnet Kiln Farm, Alderney: 15 on 24th Mar (AWT);
Reed Bunting Longis Pond: 1 on 14th Mar (AWT);
Harbour Porpoise : 1 on 17th Jun [Seen NW of Alderney from Condor Liberation swimming SE @8:30pm (co-ords:- 49.745903, -2.297893)] (WRT);
Grey Seal Fort Les Hommeaux Florains, Alderney: 2 on 13th Mar (AWT); Ortac, Alderney: 1 on 2nd Apr (AWT);