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Blair Jones

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Marsh Harriers
Evening visit at low tide,Lagoon 1 - quiet main sighting -4 x Black Tailed Godwits. Lagoon 2 -dead. Lots of dragonflies. Lagoon 3 viewed from sea wall hide -2 x Buzzards ( including Bosprey), 2 x Greenshank, 2 x Ruff, 20 + Lapwing, 20+ ducks mix of Shovelers and Wigeon. 1 x Grey Heron, 2 x Whichat in front of the hide feeding in grass, 1 x Curlew, 2 x Canada Geese. 2 x Marsh Harriers ( 1 Adult female and I suspect the other is a juvenile). Mud Flats numbers of birds began to increase towards sunset - 200+ Curlews, 200+ shelduck, 60+ Oystercatchers, 30+ Black Headed Gulls.) Nice flock of Hirundines including Swallows, House/Sand Martins. Flock of Meadow Pipits and Yellow Wagtails. As sun went down Curlews, Black Tailed Godwits and Shelducks came in off the mud and landed in front of seawall hide on lagoon 3.
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scott larman

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Hobby
a hobby clear and excellent views over the lagoons and around the sea wall at 16:45 - this was also the only sighting as the bloody tractor was out cutting the grass in the middle of the lagoons so there was nothing else about
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Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

VARIOUS Gwent

Main Sighting: Hobby
Adult Hobby heading south at Gibraltar tunnels Monmouth Town waters at 1300 also this morning due to a kind tip off confirmation of the prescence of a pair of Barn Owls in the North of the county ...Cant wait til next spring for this one
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Simon James Bedford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Llanyrafon

Main Sighting: Hirundines
Huge flock of mixed hirundines gathering the last insects before their collosal journey south ..Way up around 1000ft ..at least 500 birds just now
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Nash wetlands reserve

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Kingfisher, hovering and catching supper, c20 gadwall
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: Hobby
Hobby, ten shovelers, redshank, greenshank, dunlin.
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Graham Thomas Thorne

Sunday, 09 September 2018

River Ebbw Risca

Main Sighting: Goosander
12.40pm By Fire Station car park 1 Fm Goosander among 8 Mallard then flew upstream,further down river another 6 Fm Goosander fishing then swam downstream.1pm were found nr metal foot bridge swimming and roosting on rocks.Also nearby 1 Heron ,2 Moorhen usually seen on near canal and 6 mallard. This is possibly the start of Goosander sightings locally
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Dan Webb

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Wrong date
Should have read 9th Sept
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Dan Webb/Andrew Strong

Monday, 10 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Morning tide: 2 juv curlew sand, 1 juv sanderling, 3 knot (1 juv), good numbers of dunlin and ringed plover, 2 juv ruff, c60 curlew (1 colour ringed), c340 shelduck, c20 wigeon, fair number of teal, c30 lapwing, 3 hobbies, 2 adult peregrines, 1 white wag, few pieds and mipits and only about 6 swallows.
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Redwick to Gold cliff

Main Sighting: Heron
Heron, 54 shelduck,10 curlew, 3 oystercatchers, 150 herring gull 60 BH gulls, 10 mistle thrush 20 starlings, m linnet
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