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Home Sightings

Sightings

Craig Constance

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Llandegfedd Res

Main Sighting: Waders
3 Oystercatcher near osprey pole and 3 Little Egret late evening.
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N J Davies

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Red Farm Hide Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Stock Dove
Not much about including 1 teal, goldcrest feeding along the hedgerow, sand martins, reed bunting, 1st yr gt black-backed gull, siskin calling, 18 Canada geese, 1 heron, 1 lt egret, stock dove and a female kestrel hunting. Pair of small copper butterflies seen also.
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N J Davies

Monday, 03 August 2015

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Plovers
Common whitethroat, chiffchaff, house and sand martins and 60+ starlings seen. Hide one- 4 lt egrets, 2 herons, 28 lapwing, 1 oystercatcher, 278 black headed gulls, 3 gt black-backed gulls, 24 curlew with a whimbrel mixed in, 11 redshanks, 1 greenshank, 292 dunlin, 72 ringed plovers (probably more, they were everywhere, most I have counted here) and 12 little ringed plovers. hide two- 9 teal, 1 female ruff. Platform- 24 avocet. Hide three- 2nd whimbrel, yellow wagtail with 12 linnets in front of hide, 3 juv shelduck and a buzzard. seven more greenshank counted.
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Allan Dowson

Sunday, 02 August 2015

peterstone gout

Main Sighting: Whimbrel
2-Whimbrels and 3-Common Sandpipers in gout area,17h45-18h20
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Nicholas Beswick

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Hafod Farm Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Hobby
Hobby, Kestrel, Buzzard, 2 Ravens over. 4 juv Grey Wagtails in yard
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D.Webb

Saturday, 01 August 2015

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Ruff
Female ruff
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D. Webb

Saturday, 01 August 2015

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Knot
1 juv redstart, 3 lesser whitethroat 1 juv common whitethroat, 2 chiffchaffs, 10 pied wagtails, 3 white wagtails at least 6 yellow wagtails, 80 starlings, 20 sand marines, 20 swallows, 5 house martins,1 summer plumage knot, 6 greenshank, 4 lrp, 16 avocet on mud, 12 curlew, 10 oystercatchers, 130 black headed gulls, 2 gbb gulls, 20 herring gulls and1 juv female goshawk
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Roo Perkins

Saturday, 01 August 2015

Pontypool

Main Sighting: Marsh Tit
New species for the garden - Marsh Tit on the garden feeders (sunflower seeds and fat balls) on 6 occasions today. Masses of Blue Tit (about 20), Great Tit (10+) and Coal Tit (about 10) with Nuthatch and Treecreeper and GS W/pecker as well. Nice to stay home today!
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Anthony James Swann

Friday, 31 July 2015

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Common Redstart
1 Common Redstart, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 1 juvenile Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 1 Ringed Plover and a few Whimbrels on the exposed mud banks. For over an hour there was a large passage of warblers and tits feeding in the shrub near the new viewing platform.
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Richard Clarke/Vaughan Thomas

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Uskmouth NWR

Main Sighting: Spoonbill
Spoonbill late evening over reedbeds, attacked briefly by female Sparrowhawk. Also, 150+ swallow! swift x2, sand martin x10 and Greenshank.
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