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James Garside

Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, Snipe 1, Little Ringed Plover 2, Greenshank 5, Stock Dove 1, Pintail 6, Knot 10, Black-Tailed Godwit 3, Ruff 1 and Avocet 1. Also, good numbers of migrants around the car park at eight this morning; Chiffchaff 30, Willow Warbler 1, Blackcap 10, Lesser Whitethroat 2, Whitethroat 3, Reed Bunting 2, Sedge Warbler and Tree Pipit 6.
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Stephen Henry

Monday, 01 September 2014

Ebbw Vale

Main Sighting: Peregrine
Actual sighting on 20th August. Peregrine with jackdaw or pigeon in talons over Eugene Cross park, approx 50 ft up heading East 5.35pm
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Bryn Burgess

Monday, 01 September 2014

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpipet
1Juv Curlew Sandpiper, 2 Knot very briefly, 21 Dunlin, 8 Blackwits, at least 12 Yellow Wagtails, Juv Marsh Harrier, 11 Snipe, 5 Greenshank, 18 Redshank, 6 Pintail, 3 Ringed Plover, 18 Linnet, 2 Sand Martins. Kestrel & Kingfisher while drinking coffee in the cafe @ Newport Wetlands!
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Ed stevens

Monday, 01 September 2014

Blackrock

Main Sighting: Spotted flycatcher
Early afternoon between sudbrook and blackrock flock of 24 black-headed gull, 6 common gull and 1 Mediterranean gull. Blackrock 1 wheatear, 1 goldcrest and 1 spotted flycatcher
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Hadyn Jones

Monday, 01 September 2014

Collister Pill

Main Sighting: Whinchat
2 Whinchat and 3 Wheatear inland of Collister Pill. Also 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear,5 Knot near the Pill.
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Mark Davies

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Sugar Loaf

Main Sighting: spotted flycatcher
Spotted Flycatcher on side of Rholben , 4 wheatears near summit of the sugar loaf & family of 5 Little Owls on the way down near the enclosed reservoir
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Roo Perkins

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Usk area

Main Sighting: GREAT WHITE EGRET
Great White Egret seen flying NE about 4 miles north of Usk from B road. Watched the bird for several minutes but it didnt decrease in altitude. Also Goosander on the river at Usk and sadly a dead tawny owl on the road just west of Usk.
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Hadyn Jones

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Collister saltmarsh

Main Sighting: Little Egret
On the saltmarsh 13 Little Egrets and a large number of Canada Geese a recent phenomenon.(Nearly 200 seen recently)
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Hadyn Jones

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Collister Pill

Main Sighting: Redstart
Further to Brynn's posting a 10th Whinchat present plus 1 Wheatear seen and male Redstart inland of Collister. Near the Pill itself 1 more Male Redstart 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Whimbrel 4 Wheatear.
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Bryn Burgess

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Collister Pill

Main Sighting: Whinchat
9 (nine) Whinchat along reen slightly inland on fence/hedge. 4 Wheatear, 1 Yellow wag, 26 Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 3 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk + other usual stuff on coast. Male Redstart also seen by Ray in same area as the Whinchats.
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