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tate Lloyd

Friday, 22 August 2014

goldcliff

Main Sighting: knot
3 knot .15 ringedplover mixed with 35 dunlin . 8 Lapwing .2 Snipe. 25 black tailed godwits. 1common sandpiper.1redshank. 2 greenshank. 2 little egrets. 1grey heron. 1 whetear. 10 yellow wagtails. 3whinchats. 20 teal and15mallards.
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Mike Warburton

Friday, 22 August 2014

Blorenge/Ebbw Vale

Main Sighting: Red Grouse
A total of 9 juvenile Red Grouse counted between the car park and the Blorenge Trig Point.Also a few Skylark and Meadow Pipit noted too. Picked up a distressed Swift from the pavement outside the house in Ebbw Vale. After clearing it of several Swift Lousefly (Crataerina pallida) I threw it into the air and it went on its way.
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Roger Price

Friday, 22 August 2014

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Ruff
On the evening tide: Juvenile Ruff,female Common Scooter,4 Knot, 3 Turnstone,3 Dunlin, 15 OC, c.100 Redshank, 110 Lapwing in field,28 Ringed Plover, 115 Mallard, 1 Pintail (possible Juv), 1 LEgret,1 Heron,1 Sparrow Hawk,c.40 House Martins over, small Swallow movement.
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Allan Dowson

Friday, 22 August 2014

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: yellow wagtail
5-Yellow Wagtails,4-Wheatears from 3rd.hide.Also 2-Greenshanks and at least 2-Lesser Whitethroats amongst several birds feeding on the 2nd hide screen,and 1-juv.Redstart in the same area.09H15-11H15
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Jeremy Markiw

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Caerwent

Main Sighting: Great White Egret
SW of Slough Farm at ca. 10.30am in field bordered by Nedern Brook, observed standing & in flight.
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Andrew Mason

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Black Rock, Sudbrook

Main Sighting: Spotted Flycatcher
Single Spot Fly with 2 Common Redstarts in cow field behind new barn conversions.
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Gavin J Vella

Friday, 15 August 2014

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting: Cuckoo
Many Birds at Llandegfedd right now, would encourage more people to visit. Happy to spot a Juvenile Cuckoo that was being followed around by a Jay. 3 Little Egrets, 4 Kingfishers, 6+ Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Grebes, 6+ Great Crested Grebes (not a great year for GCG this year) 4 Reed Warblers, 1 Kestrel, huge flock of mixed House/Sand Martins before moving off and still plenty of Swallows feeding/drinking on the water. Water level is low at the moment so plenty of bank activity with waders, gulls and waterfowl.
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Mark Davies

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Abergavenny

Main Sighting: Swifts
Two swifts over Abergavenny this evening
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Chris and Julie West and digger.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Little egret
Pair of little egret, pair goosander, pair mute swan, kestrel calling, 4 pied wagtail,buzzard.
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N J Davies

Monday, 18 August 2014

Llantrisant

Main Sighting: House martins
Large movement this morning between 0600 and 0650hrs. 147 in the first count moving south at 0620 followed by a group of 47 also moving south at 0648.
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