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Home Sightings

Sightings

chris west and digger

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Signets
Red kite on top of Wellingtonia eating rabbit,pair swan with 3 signets,2dead sheep in river.
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Simon James Bedford

Monday, 20 November 2017

Treworgan Common Llandenny

Main Sighting: Grey Partridge
Not s ure of this a bird that has been "Put Down " by a shoot as they usually breed Red-Legged ...but a single bird flushed from long grass whilst working there ..also Bullfinch 3 red kite 1 Kestrel 1 Roe Deer mixed flock of finches ..with Green and Siskin and w ravens displaying ready for the New year ..Rookery still active with Jackdaws and Crows .
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N J Davies

Monday, 20 November 2017

Bettws Newport

Main Sighting: Little egret
1 feeding in small river off Monnow Way (footpath opposite the petrol station). Unusual sighting for here.
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Marcus & Steve Doolan

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Peregrine
8.50 - 11.00. Good numbers of Lapwing, Redwing, Fieldfare, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler, Dunlin. Also - Raven, Kingfisher [1], Blackbird, Magpie, Robin, Wren, Curlew, Redshank, Greenshank, Starling, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Ringed Plover, Snipe, Moorhen, Black-Tailed Godwit [3], Canada Goose, Stonechat [2], Water Rail [1]. A handful of Oystercatcher and a Peregrine out on the mudflats, and a Marsh Harrier was sighted briefly before it flew off towards the Red Barn area.
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Gavin Vella

Sunday, 19 November 2017

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting: Snipe
4 snipe on the bank opposite the hide at Llandegfedd reservoir this morning
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Sanderling
Further to the other sightings today by DW NJD and BJ Sanderling 3 Little Stint 1 form first hide 13:50 to 16:15
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Blair Jones

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Marsh Harrier
Whilst sat in the sea wall hide for several hours saw the following- Male Marsh Harrier hunting and later eating a bird it caught. Female Kestrel, Lapwing (100 +), Widgeon (50+), Shovelers (20+), Shelduck (10 +), Snipe ( 5+), Curlew ( 6+), flock of Dunlin(50+), Little Egret(2). The Hawthorn hedgerows are full of Fieldfares and Redwings.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Red Farm Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Ruff
Note: ruff also at Goldcliff. Roadside viewing across the water at Red Farm saw 1 ruff there also, 240 wigeon, 3 greylag geese, 43 shoveler, water rail calling, 78 teal, 1 cettis calling, 10 lapwing and 6 snipe.
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Turnstone
Plenty of fieldfares and redwings today, 436 lapwing, 30 curlew (one colour ringed), 12 shelduck, 59 teal, 2 herons, 2 lt egrets, pair of kestrel hunting, female peregrine on sea wall, 45 dunlin, pair of stonechats with seperate male also seen, male marsh harrier hunting again, 310 wigeon, 5 black tailed godwits, 1 greenshank, 1 spotted redshank, 20 snipe, male sparrowhawk, 1 goldcrest, 48 common redshanks, 1 water rail (2nd heard calling), crow carrying a sweetcorn cob, merlin flying through was possibly a female? From the sea wall we had an excellent count of 45 turnstone.
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Roo Perkins

Friday, 17 November 2017

Pontypool

Main Sighting: Brambling
Three Brambling in the garden today, m and 2f. Also Marsh tit, Redwing 5, Goldcrest and Treecreeper. Also Red Admiral when temp registered a mere 5C!
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