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About AWT Staff

The Alderney Wildlife Trust (AWT) is made up of a number of staff members. These staff members work really hard in their individual areas, but also as an excellent team, to keep Alderney a brilliant place for wildlife and people alike.

The pufflings have hatched

You will probably have noticed a big increase in activity from the puffins on the cameras from the last weeks of May onwards. This is because their chicks have hatched! After incubating their eggs for about 6 weeks the parents will finally have a little beak to feed. Puffins only ever have one puffling chick [...]

By |2019-06-01T10:12:52+01:00June 1st, 2019|2019 Blogs|0 Comments

Activity increases on the colony

Activity increases as more birds arrive and parents take turns incubating eggs Activity on puffin cameras really picked up in the last week, with lots of puffins appearing on land, walking between the burrows and clumsily taking off to go out to sea and fish. You should hopefully have got a much clearer view of the [...]

By |2019-06-01T09:57:19+01:00May 13th, 2019|2019 Blogs|3 Comments

Activity Day 2

Hi everyone, Next week will be our second activity day. This year we are conducting activity days slightly different. Instead of having one activity day you can select which date this week will be most suitable for you. We still have some spaces left to fill so please email peopleandwildlife@alderneywildlife.org to reserve your spot! The activity [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:11+01:00May 8th, 2015|The Daily Digest 2015|4 Comments

Bird Adaptations

When you see on a map how small Alderney is you wouldn't imagine how diverse it is at the same time! Here the landscape is so different: we have tall cliffs and rocky islets, grasslands, scrubland, little forests and valleys, hills, wetlands and of course gardens and a little town. This diversity gives wildlife lots [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:11+01:00May 8th, 2015|The Daily Digest 2015|0 Comments

How Hedgehogs use habitats

Hedgehogs are foragers, which means they will travel long distances to look for food such as worms, centipedes and other insects. Some hedgehogs have been known to travel up to 5km in one night! This means that hedgehogs use a lot of different habitats to travel and to forage as well as to sleep and [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:12+01:00May 3rd, 2015|The Daily Digest 2015|0 Comments

Guernsey Seabirds Update

A local ringing recovery showed that a shag ringed in Jethou in June 2000 was found dead 14 years later on Cobo beach, Guernsey. It was one of the 50,000 dead seabirds estimated to have been killed by the prolonged bad weather of Feb-March 2014. Shags have been recorded as living as long as 30 [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:14+01:00April 20th, 2015|Webcam Blog|4 Comments

Welcome to LIVE!!

Hi everyone and welcome to the first Day of LIVE! We are very excited to have you all on board and share with you our special island with its fascinating wildlife. This year there will be 8 topics covered: Island life Habitats Adaptations Food Chains Life Cycles Birds on the Edge Historic Alderney Conservation and [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:15+01:00April 20th, 2015|The Daily Digest 2015|5 Comments

Nestcam update!

There are still no eggs, albeit the shags have been spending more and more time on the collection of dried seaweed and vegetation that makes up their nest. The pair seem to spend most time on the nest during the early and latter part of the day. Shags have been known to lay their eggs [...]

By |2017-03-30T12:52:15+01:00April 13th, 2015|Webcam Blog|0 Comments