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Allan Dowson

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: golden plover
15h40-16h20 from 1st. hide 1-Golden Plover with Lapwings,2or maybe 3-Ruff and a Spotted Redshank.
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clive silver

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Blackwood

Main Sighting: Redwings
A flock of Redwimgs flying around Mas Manor, the bushes have a lot of berries.Must be a bumper year.
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clive silver

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

cwm darren

Main Sighting: Ruddy Duck
Ruddy Duck with Mallards was here last winter
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Tom Chinnick, Mat Meehan.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Farmfield Lane

Main Sighting: Firecrest
1 Firecrest albeit rather briefly, 1 fem Blackcap and a single Chiffy.
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Nicholas Beswick

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Llanwenarth

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Kingfisher, 2 Dippers, 3 Grey Herons, 3 juv Mute Swans, 36 Mallard, 5 Goosander, 2 Cormorants and 3 Grey Herons on River Usk. Also a Clouded Yellow enjoying the warm sunshine and 2 Redwings. No sign of Little Owls.
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Daniel Webb

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Yellow legged gull
1 adult yellow-legged gull, 2 spotted redshank, 6 greenshank, 1 black-tailed godwit, 6 curlew, 20 snipe, 120 teal, 150 wigeon, shoveler, 1 pintail, 1 male stonechat and 1 kestrel
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Bryn Burgess

Saturday, 18 October 2014

neddern

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Very little water just a few pools but 1st Kingfisher in over 20yrs covering this local patch. Only other bird was a Moorhen.
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Nicholas Beswick

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Mynydd Llangattock

Main Sighting: Merlin
Female Merlin hunting over the moor at the east end of the mountain, crossing from Brecknock into Gwent. Also 2 Stonechats, Buzzard, Kestrel, 6 Meadow Pipits and 2 Ravens. Pheasants around Hafod Farm and Hafod Road.
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James Garside

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
1 bird seen in the ditch by the car park during brief visit.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Lapwing
Forgot to include 222 lapwing also and 1 little stint...
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