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N J Davies

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Tredegar House Newport

Main Sighting: Magpie
Magpie seen carrying a large twig in flight to a half constructed nest. Earliest I have known this species to be nest building / breeding...
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N J Davies

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Bryn Bach Park

Main Sighting: Jack snipe
2 jack snipe flushed in the boggy rushes, redwings overhead along with 105 woodpigeons, siskins, green woodpecker and a grey wagtail in a stream. Around the lake was 13 cormorants, 2 male pocahrds, 26 mallards, 62 tufted ducks, 48 coot and 2 great crested grebes.
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

St Brides

Main Sighting: Bar Tailed Godwit
32 Bartailed Godit, 59 OC, 49 Curlew,2 Snipe,2 Dunlin,37 Redshank,10 Mallard,25 Shelduck,1 Legrt.
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

St Brides

Main Sighting: Bar Tailed Godwit
32 Bartailed Godit, 59 OC, 49 Curlew,2 Snipe,2 Dunlin,37 Redshank,10 Mallard,25 Shelduck,1 Legrt.
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Roger Price

Monday, 15 December 2014

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Turnstone
57 Shoveler,2 Gadwall,19 Shelduck,34 mallard,63 Teal,417 Wigeon,158 Pintail (on the 13th),2 Grey Plover,3 Knot,16 Turnstone,22 Curlew,26 Lapwing,31 OC,230 Redshank (on the 13th),c400 Dunlin,1 Heron,1 Legrt,1 Cormarant.
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Mike Pointon & John Bennett

Monday, 15 December 2014

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Merlin
Merlin 1 Sparrowhawk 1 Spotted Redshank 3 Greenshank 3 Redshank 13 Wigeon +++ Teal + Lapwing +++ Gadwall 4 Pintail 2 Canada Gooses 30 Little Egret 3 Raven 2 Stonechat 2
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Hadyn Jones

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Collister saltmarsh

Main Sighting: Merlin
Merlin female spending time around saltmarsh at Collister this a.m.
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James Garside

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Gwyddon Valley

Main Sighting: Brambling
2 Brambling with the finch flock, also plenty of Redwing and six Fieldfare.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 13 December 2014

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Black tailed godwits
3 black tailed godwits from hide 3 and 1 from the platforms. From hide one -959 lapwing, 60 shoveler, 385 teal, 620 wigeon, 11 shelducks, 3 little egrets, 2 common buzzards, male peregrine hunting (1250hrs), 97 dunlin, 1 curlew and 6 common snipe. Platforms- 10 common redshanks and 4 greenshanks. Mudflats - 70 curlew. 24 coot counted from red Farm Hide.
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John edwards

Friday, 12 December 2014

Rogerstone

Main Sighting: Sparrow hawk
Male sparrow hawk hunting in woodland Cormorant,mistle thrush, bull finches and flock of pigeons
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