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Sightings

Keith Jones

Friday, 22 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Visited Uskmouth this afternoon (22.8.03) Rather quiet in more ways than one, the wind too loud to hear much in the way of passaerines. Logged 4 Little Grebe, 2 adult 2 juv Great Crested Grebe, 8 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Whooper Swan, 12 ad 1 juv Mute Swan, 26 Wigeon on shore 1 Gadwall, 28 Mallard, 10 Tufted Duck, 1 Kestel, 1 Water Rail heard, 11 Moorhen, 44 Coot, 13 Black Headed Gull, 1 Pheasant, 12 Swallow, 8 House Martin, 6 Long Tailed Tit, 46 Goldfinch, 3 Reed Bunting, and 1 Raven.
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Steve Butler

Saturday, 23 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
23 8 03 2 Swifts over Abergavenny town
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Steve Butler

Saturday, 23 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
20/8/03 BRYN and GOBION 2 LITTLE EGRETs 5 GREENSANDPIPERs 40 LINNETs 2 LITTLE GREBE on river USK.
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John Evans

Sunday, 24 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Sat 23/08/03 - Hobby seen briefly harrassing Swallows over the reedbed just off the Moorings, Newport at 20:30.
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Darryl Spittle

Monday, 25 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Goldcliff Pools 24/8 - 2 Peregrine, 6 Greenshank, 3 Ruff, 2 Common Sands, 1 Golden Plover, 9 Yellow Wags, 5 Whinchat and 7 Wheatear.
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Steven Butler

Monday, 25 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
24/8/03 Llanwenarth River Usk 3 Green sandpiper 1 Common sandpiper 2 Lesser whitethroat 1 Spotted flycatcher
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john aggleton

Tuesday, 26 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
25/8/2003 Goldcliff Pools 9.00am - 3 greenshank, 2 ruff, 2 knot, 35 black tailed godwit, 2 spotted flycatchers, 7 yellow wagtails including one blue headed wagtail, 3 whinchats
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Steve Butler

Wednesday, 27 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
27/8/03 GOBION 2 LITTLE EGRET 1SPARROWHAWK 1 HOBBY 12.30
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Keith Jones

Thursday, 28 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Visited Goldcliff early morning (28.8.03). Very good for waders, birds of note included: 5 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 25 Shelduck, 29 Wigeon, 62 Mallard, 18 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 22 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 12 Ringed Plover, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Avocets, 14 Black Tailed Godwits, 40 Bar Tailed Godwits, 5 Greenshanks, 14 Common Redshanks, 4 Knot, 13 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Oystercatchers, 1 Common Snipe, 2 Little Stints, 224 Black Headed Gulls, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 16 Long tailed Tit, and 65 Goldfinch.
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Keith Jones

Thursday, 28 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Sorry an error in the Goldcliff count, there were 154 Black Tailed Godwits!
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