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Sightings

Roo Perkins

Thursday, 01 January 1970

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Marsh Harrier
Female Marsh Harrier, Redstart, a few Common Sandpiper, two Clouded Yellow passed through, one a he lice female. Plenty of dragonflies including Ruddy Darter along Salt marsh lane.
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Nicholas Beswick

Monday, 28 July 2014

Hafod Farm Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Chats
Recently-fledged second brood Redstarts around the farm. 11 Stonechats, 8 Whinchats and 3 Wheatears on walk up to Old Brynmawr Reservoir. Meadow Pipits plentiful but no Skylarks.
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N J Davies

Monday, 28 July 2014

Llantrisant

Main Sighting: Hobby
Lovely close views of a male flying past at 1310hrs near to Llantrisant.
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David Robert Glover

Sunday, 27 July 2014

Goldcliffe

Main Sighting: Pair redstart
Pair redstart by in bushes to right of metal gate (next to information sign), Ruff, Greenshank, Ringed plover, L ringed plover , yellow wagtail , common sandpiper, black tailed godwit, snipe
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D.Hutton,,C.Constance,,late arrival,,M.Mehan

Saturday, 26 July 2014

goldcliff

Main Sighting: little stint
Good variety knocking round the pools today...1 l.stint,,ruff still about,,2 green sands,,5/6 comm sands,,large flock of avocets on rear lagoon where 2 juv Med gulls dropped in,,then back out,,blackwits scattered about in small groups,,5/6 greenshank,,8+lrp,,less than 8 r.plovers,,12+snipe,,1 com gull,,1 garganey,but maybe1/2 more,,yellow wags always obvious and finally,1 clouded yellow...forgot,,large flock of s.martins that may have roosted in the reeds on the 2nd lagoon...
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Adrian Plant

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Cuckoo
1 juv Cuckoo. Autumn movement starting with 1 fava wagtail, 1 tree pipit and a spinkling of hirubdines and swifts. A very noticable NE movement of willow warblers hedge-hopping behind the sea wall (9 in 2h). Also 1 blckwit, 96 redshank, 5 common sandpiper and 4 couded yellows.
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Chris Hatch

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Rassau

Main Sighting: Merlin
Male Merlin on moorland north of Rassau at proposed Circuit of Wales racetrack site. Also female Ring Ouzel feeding on Wimberries.
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Chris Hatch

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Nedern

Main Sighting: Little Egrets
79 Little Egrets at the Nedern
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Peter O'Duffy

Friday, 25 July 2014

Redwick

Main Sighting: Sand Martin
180-200 Sand Martin on sea wall just west of Redwick
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Roger Price

Friday, 25 July 2014

Goldcliffe Pools

Main Sighting: Greenshanks
Some water has been added but still plenty of mud. No Ruff or Little Stint, 5 or 6 Greenshanks, 40 Redshanks, 3 Dunlin,1 Common Sandpiper,15 Blcktailed Godwit,LRPs and RPs,2 Herons, 4 Legs,Swallows and Sand Martins,a juvenile Buzzard road kill,
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