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Home Sightings


Roo Perkins

Thursday, 01 January 1970


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.

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.

N J Davies

Monday, 28 July 2014


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

David Robert Glover

Sunday, 27 July 2014


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

D.Hutton,,C.Constance,,late arrival,,M.Mehan

Saturday, 26 July 2014


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...

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.

Chris Hatch

Wednesday, 23 July 2014


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

Chris Hatch

Thursday, 24 July 2014


Main Sighting: Little Egrets
79 Little Egrets at the Nedern

Peter O'Duffy

Friday, 25 July 2014


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

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,