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Home Sightings

Sightings

Simon James Bedford

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Llanyrafon ( Back Garden )

Main Sighting: Great Spotted Woodpecker
pair of GSW feeding on feeders regularly also 15;38 24 LTTits feeding on feeders and apple tree prior to roosting in our nest boxes and conifers as they regularly do but not this many . 12 Coal Tits at same time on feeders and Male Sparrowhawk just took male blackbird on lawn . ( 14 blackbirds on lawn at same time.. Manflu limiting me to home.
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Keith Roylance

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting: Snipe
12 attendees at the GOS Walk this morning recorded 39 species (seen or heard). Canada Goose, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard, Goosander, Great-crested Grebe, Cormorant, Buzzard, Snipe (2), Black-headed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Woodpigeon, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Pied Wagtail, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Song Thrush, Redwing, Mistle Thrush, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Crow, Raven, Starling, Goldfinch, Linnet, Bullfinch.
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G T Thorne

Saturday, 16 December 2017

caerphilly castle moat

Main Sighting: red breast goose
10.40am front mqat close view of single red breast goose amongst numerous canada geese,nb photos show no rings present on either leg.on rear moat 3 cormorant appearing to swim and dive along 6 goosander.Also by the bridge by road 1 shelduck female amongst the mallard.a vertitable plethora of Canada.feral geese and 3 specie of gulls.Also family of mute swan.
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Brian Thomaa

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Golden plover
Sea wall hide am: ~90 golden plover
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allan dowson

Thursday, 14 December 2017

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: Golden Plover
62-Golden Plovers on the island in front of 3rd. hide.Also,12-Avocets on the shore.12h00-13h30
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Garry Smith

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Newport Wetlands - Uskmouth

Main Sighting: Bittern
Amongst others, bittern showing well this morning
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Sam Bosanquet

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Dingestow Court area

Main Sighting: Shoveler
A female Shoveler was among ca100 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Mandarin & 1 Little Grebe in a tiny unfrozen patch of Dingestow Court Lake on 12/12. Also, a male Reed Bunting there and a Brambling in Dingestow Court garden. Hawfinches are visible in flight (from near GWT offices) every half hour or so, and occasionally perch up; there are 5+ around in the Dingestow Court garden this autumn/winter. A Little Egret and 10 Lapwing flew NW over Dingestow Court on 11/12, presumably escaping snow in England. 3 Teal were on the lake on 11/12.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Avocet
The lagoons were frozen. Avocet 14 foreshore Grey Plover 18 Turnstone 2 Spotted Redshank 1 Snipe 20 Common Gull 1 Merlin 1 Marsh Harrier 1 juv Kestrel 1 Buzzard 2 Little Egret 2 Fieldfare 30 Redwing 60 Song Thrush 10
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Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Llanyrafon

Main Sighting: Greenfinch
One Hour speedcount in Back Garden opposite Croesyceiliog school woods so estimated numbers rather than count repeats . 3 Greenfinch 1 fem 2 male 2 Siskin 4 Chaffinch ( 2 Pairs) 1 Sparrowhawk 3 LBBGULL 18 BHGull on bread ata same time 14 Blackbird at same time . 8 Blue tit 2 Great Tit flock 13 LTTit 2 Great spotted Woodpecker 1 Fem 1 Male 1 Nuthatch 28 Goldfinch 8 Coal Tit ( at same time ) group of 6 Goldcrest 4 Jackdaw Pair Carrion Crow 5 Collard Dove 2 Woodpigeon 1 Marsh Tit ( A First for the garden ) 2 Redwing 2 Magpie
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Bob Wright

Saturday, 09 December 2017

Llanyrafon

Main Sighting: Redwings
Flock feeding in holly tree in back garden. 15-20 birds, difficult to count.
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