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Home Sightings

Sightings

Chris and Julie West and digger.

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: House martins
Hundreds of house martins low over river and high up, yesterday watched a kingfisher catch a 4inch long silver eel strike it 20 times on a log then swallow it head first.Flock of 20 goldfinch, stock dove.
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Simon James Bedford

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Various
Apologies as my last two post were actually for today .. The 10th ... Its been a long week.
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David Hathaway

Saturday, 09 September 2017

Llanishen

Main Sighting: Tree Pipits
We have had 3 flocks of tree pipits this morning each of 100+ birds. They are flying and landing in the top of high trees.
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Roger Price

Saturday, 09 September 2017

Sluice Farm to Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Common Sandpipers
On the morning high tide: 3 Common Sandpipers,12 Shoveler (first of the Autumn), 64 Curlew, 116 Oystercatcher,3 Heron,3 Lgrt,1 Cormarant, c 125 Goldfinch,c.30 Swallows,Reed Bunting, 2 Kestrels.
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Tim Young

Saturday, 09 September 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Surprisingly few waders at Goldcliff during the big high tide. Key birds one each of Curlew Sandpiper, Knot and Ruff amongst small groups of other species. Meadow Pipits definitely on the rise!
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Simon James Bedford

Friday, 08 September 2017

Llandegfedd North Shore

Main Sighting: Unidentified Tern
Small Tern possibly little and a juv around the shore of what was Greenpool now ...when I catch sight I will try and photographing unconfirmed at present .
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Nicholas Beswick

Friday, 08 September 2017

Mynydd Llangatwg

Main Sighting: Whinchat
Group of four Whinchats, count of 12 Stonechats, two male Wheatears (one possible Greenland race with rich orange-buff breast and belly), Red Kite. Hafod Farm: Chiffchaff singing (in the rain), Treecreeper.
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Simon James Bedford

Thursday, 07 September 2017

Nr St.Arvans

Main Sighting: Peregrine
Male &Female Peregrines flying OH...and "Playing "...in flight ...
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N J Davies

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Whinchats
Highlights included kingfisher by bridge 65 Canada geese 22 curlew (44 more on saltings) 16 shelduck teal now at 117, 17 greylag geese dropping in was a good mumber 1 ad and 2 juv grey herons 10 lt egrets good count of 11 greenshank (7 together from latest platform) fem sparrowhawk 5 ravens tree pipit head height and calling 14 ringed plovers 82 dunlin 61 redshank 3 yellow wagtail 1 cettis 1 common sandpiper fem kestrel 1 buzzard 2 grey wagtails small passage of 31 swallows and meadow pipit numbers at 35, 1 spotted redshank 1 sedge warbler 4 lt ringed plovers 2 whinchats and fem stonechat on fence by hide 3, 1 chiffchaff 1 snipe 40 lapwing 1 house and 1 sand martin.
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Simon James Bedford

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

nr Skenfrith

Main Sighting: Goshawk
Large female Goshawk talon to talon briefly with a female Buzzard mid air with a lot of screaming .Also Ravens with 2 Juvs performing overhead ..Firecrest also present which cements my theory where you find Gos.you will find FCrest.
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