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  • Skeches from Alderney_seascapes / Credit: Peter Osborne
Peter Osborne is one of the 32 visitors (2 groups of 16) who came on wildlife holidays in Alderney with Naturetrek at the end of last September. He fixed Alderney’s landscape, species...
  • Vauville / Photo credit: Martin Batt
Gerry Griffiths, managing director of Avian Adventures, a leading UK wildlife tour operator, reports on his company’s first tour to Alderney, supported by the Living Islands team: Day 4: Tuesday,...
  • Swallows / Photo credit: Martin Batt
Gerry Griffiths, managing director of Avian Adventures, a leading UK wildlife tour operator, reports on his company’s first tour to Alderney, supported by the Living Islands team: Day 3: Monday,...
  • Dartford Warbler, Giffoine / Photo credit: Martin Batt
Gerry Griffiths, managing director of Avian Adventures, a leading UK wildlife tour operator, reports on his company’s first tour to Alderney, supported by the Living Islands team: Day 2: Sunday,...
Gerry Griffiths, managing director of Avian Adventures, a leading UK wildlife tour operator, reports on his company’s first tour to Alderney, supported by the Living Islands team: Day 1: Saturday,...
  • White stork, Carentan marshes / Photo credit: Martin Batt
A group of nine keen bird watchers and Alderney Wildlife Trust staff made the short hop to Cherbourg airport on 11th April, to meet up with our partners in the...
  • Birdwatcher Kit / Photo credit: Anne-Isabelle Boulon
A French version is available below the English one and on the GONm forum / Une version française est disponible en dessous du texte en anglais et sur le Forum du GONm. Wildlife...
One of the highlights of this much colder winter has been the relatively regular sightings of our two dolphin species, the blue-grey coloured bottlenose dolphin and its slightly smaller relative,...
  • Birdwatching holiday / Photo credit: Anne-Isabelle Boulon
At the end of October, we had the pleasure to welcome Bill, Wendy, Liz, Ginny, Grenville, Angela and Peter for our very first “Birdwatching holiday” in Alderney. Martin and I,...
  • Edelweiss / Photo credit: Anne-Isabelle Boulon
Even if Alderney can perhaps be described as a small rock in a large sea, it didn’t manage to avoid World War II. In 1940, the Germans invaded the Channel...