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Home Sightings

Sightings

Keith Jones

Tuesday, 14 October 2003

GLWR Goldcliff

Main Sighting:
Visited Goldcliff this morning at high tide. Among the birds seen were 1 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 24 Little Egret, 1 Mute Swan, 18 Mallard, 107 Teal, 8 Wigeon, 5 Shoveler, 1 Kestrel, 2 Moorhen, 55 Grey Plover, 4 Oystercatchers, 16 Curlew, 30 Common Redshanks, 46 Knot, 75 Dunlin, 2 Little Stint, 2 Swallow, 8 Long Tailed Tit, 20 Goldfinch, 95 Starling, and 2 Raven.
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Steven Butler & John Davies

Sunday, 12 October 2003

Llangorse Lake

Main Sighting:
Sunday 12/10/03 (1700hrs - 1930hrs) Large numbers of Redwing & Fieldfare on approach to lake. Superb views of Sparrowhawk and Merlin nearing Llangasy church. 700 plus Coot, Great Crested Grebe, Ruddy Duck, Pochard, Tufted, Teal, Mallard, and Little Grebe, Snipe, Meadow Pipit, Tawny Owl, Buzzard, Kesrel. Also two imm Med Gulls present.Well worth a visit over the winter months.
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Andy Rowlands

Sunday, 12 October 2003

Raglan Area

Main Sighting:
@ 1600hrs: Poss. 2nd winter Med. Gull in ploughed field @ 1 mile W. of Penrhos (I arrived just at the end of ploughing, bird popped up once, tractor finished, birds settled down, most of field out of sight.) Also there 500+ mixed LB-b, B-h, Common and Herring gulls, several Buzzards, Kestrel and a few Skylarks. Ange saw prob. Hobby as we pulled up, I couldn'st confirm - too slow out of car! @ 1430 hrs small movement E. of at least 8 Barn Swallows - Devauden. Several parties of Redwings and Mistle Thrushes seen between there and Wernyrheolydd (60+ of each in total). Also 4+ Kestrels. Thursday and Friday evening Barn Owl present at Wernyrheolydd.
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M Jenkin

Saturday, 11 October 2003

GLWR Goldcliff

Main Sighting:
Saturday 8.00am. Influx of grey plovers on the lagoons accompanied by numbers of knot and dunlin. Only 2 BT 'swits. Other species included 2 winchats, kingfisher and my hi-light, a tree sparrow.
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John Bennett

Saturday, 11 October 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Drake ring-necked on lagoon 8(I think) with tufted duck.Also 30+ Clouded Yellow around the area.
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John o sullivan

Saturday, 11 October 2003

Bassaleg

Main Sighting:
On the ridge between the griffin and cefn mabley, 1 imm male merlin, 2 stonechat, 7 stock dove.
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John O sullivan

Saturday, 11 October 2003

Ynysyfro Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Quiet this morning 0800-0900, only birds of note, 7 siskin,3 swallow and a few meadow pipit overhead.
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Ruth Brown

Saturday, 11 October 2003

Abergavenny

Main Sighting:
Hummingbird Hawk Moth on lavender bushes in the garden.
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Keith Jones

Friday, 10 October 2003

Peterstone Wentlooge

Main Sighting:
Visited Peterstone Wentlooge this morning, catching the tide. Walked from the Pill, and gout, down the coast to the village. A good variety of stuff including: 1 Great Crested Grebe on the sea, 3 Little Grebe on the Gout, and a further 3 on the Pill near Marshfield. 10 Cormorant, 40 Shelduck, 349 Mallard, 146 Wigeon, 60 Pintail, 24 Shoveler, 1 Kestrel, 3 Coot on the Gout, 128 Lapwing, 12 Grey Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Oystercatcher, 90 Black Tailed Godwit, 87 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 34 Dunlin, 375 Black Headed Gull, 1 House Martin, 15 Pied Wagtail, 14 Meadow Meadow Pipit, and 16 Goldfinch.); insert into sightings values (
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mike tidley

Wednesday, 08 October 2003

Llanfair discoed

Main Sighting:
sparrow hawk over garden, green woodpecker feeding on lawn.also a hummingbird hawk moth feeding on impatiens on monday 29/9/03
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