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Home Sightings

Sightings

N J Davies

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Red Barn Hide Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Marsh harrier
Female marsh harrier perched in a tree, cormorant, 106 wigeon, 3 male and 2 fem gadwall, coot, little grebe, 104 teal, 36 shoveler and unusually a distant kingfisher.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Godwits
Not a bad mix from Goldcliff on the lagoons and surrounding vegetation including a skein of 54 herring gulls, a nice male sparrowhawk sat on the post from hide 1 (see naturewithnev.blogspot.com, 6 black-tailed godwits dropping into the Pill, 2 pintail over, 2 herons, 1 lt egret, 3 male and 1 fem gadwall, 3 snipe, 1 buzzard 83 teal, 38 lapwing and 84 shoveler. The hedge leading to the seawall had 11 song thrushes feeding in the hedgerow and on the ground with a dunnock, 2 fieldfares, 3 reed buntings and 26 meadow pipits mixed in. From the seawall - 14 avocet, 3 grey plovers, 25 redshanks and 8 oystercatchers.
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John Bennett

Friday, 18 January 2019

Llanllowel

Main Sighting: Smew
Smew again at Llanllowel around midday. Also Goldeneye , Goosander and , of course , Mallard.
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Iain Crawford

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Llanbadoc

Main Sighting: Goldeneye
3m 3f goldeneye, m and f goosander, heron. Red kite at Usk showground.
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keith white

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Crickhowell

Main Sighting: Barbery Dove
Avril Crabtree 01873 810507 reported to me today a Barbery Dove had expired on the property. It is ringed, please contact her to let her know what to do with it. Thanks Keith White Chair Abergavenny Group GWT
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John Bennett

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Llanllowel

Main Sighting: Smew
Female Smew still at Llanowel .But can be elusive .
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Graham Thomas Thorne

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

river ebbw risca

Main Sighting: Goosander
Good view of 2 FM Goosander Swimming around river ,Photos taken
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chris west and digger

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Whooper Swans
3 noisy whooper swans heading downstream, moorhen,green sandpiper,peregrine on pylon,great tit calling, lt tits.
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Roger Price

Monday, 14 January 2019

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Grey Plover
Grey Plover 15, Knot 33, Blacktailed Godwit 2, Dunlin 320, OC 23, Pintail 134, Shoveler 57,Lgrt 1, Redshank usual flock.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Ystrad Mynych

Main Sighting: Blackcap
Male visiting the garden feeders this morning was a lovely surprise to the feeder list.
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