Monthly Archives: May 2017

May 22nd-28th

Catching up: We are delighted to have gotten underway a small area sewn with Wild flower bird friendly winter seed crop aimed at attracting finches and Buntings this autumn/winter. Thanks to the all who came and helped out but in … Continue reading

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15th-21st May

An exciting week with records including another first for Alderney ! The Serin continued singing at Barrackmaster Lane all week but is becoming elusive. A pair of Wheatear remained on Longis common all week and may be establishing a territory, our single pair … Continue reading

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8th-14th May

Evidence of the late migration of many species continued this week as we  ringed more Redstarts and saw good numbers of Sand Martins.  Wheatears were reported from several locations (mostly singles) to the week-end, well beyond last springs dates. Though we’ve not been … Continue reading

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1st- 7th May

Another variable week concerning both weather and birds. May began wet and windy. NE winds dominated the early part of the week until a strong SW blow brought us a full day of more much needed rain. This week the … Continue reading

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Update

In the interests of collating correct and up to date records the blog will be updated on Monday eve detailing the previous week’s sightings from here on. John. Warden, ABO.

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First quarter ringing totals for new birds ringed 2017.

Species/Site Lon Ess Man Orc Woo Kil Sou Bur Coq Ort Bar Ros Les Totals Storm Petrel 0 Gannet 0 Shag 0 Cormorant 13 13 Sparrowhawk 1 1 Kestrel 0 Peregrine 0 Water Rail 0 Moorhen 0 Coot 0 Oystercatcher … Continue reading

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