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Sightings

Eddie Hiscocks

Monday, 14 May 2018

Newport lagoons

Main Sighting: Spoonbill
16.00 hours far hide by sea wall.
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Bob Russ

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Garganey
Lone Garganey drake. Usual assortment of duck: Tufted, Pocharch, Mallard, Shelduck and Shovelers, and geese: Canada and Greylag. Waders included: Avocet, Redshank, Lapwings, Godwit (black tailed?), Dunlin. Probably missed many other species from list.
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Iain Crawford

Monday, 14 May 2018

Cleddon Bog

Main Sighting: Tree pipitl
Two tree pipits, five willow warbler, three chiffchaff, jay, pheasant, blackcap
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Iain Crawford

Monday, 14 May 2018

Trellech Beacon

Main Sighting: Stonechat
Two stonechats, six linnets, eight goldfinch, 22 willow warbler, garden warbler, 5 blackcap, 7 chiffchaff,whitethroat, four gsw,jay, green wp, two buzzards, mistle thrush, tree creeper
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Kevin Hewitt

Friday, 11 May 2018

Tesco Risca

Main Sighting: Common Swift
A minimum of 50 Common Swifts were feeding over the River Ebbw near the Tesco store at Risca.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Magor Reserve

Main Sighting: Hobby
There were ten Buzzards and three Red Kites riding a thermal with large gulls. Later we saw two Sparrowhawks and a Hobby chasing Swallows. At The River Wye Monmouth: Mandarin Duck 2 Garden Warbler 6 Blackcap 8 sadly there wee no dragonflies at either site.
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Nicholas Beswick

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Mynydd Llangatwg

Main Sighting: Whitethroat
An excellent tally of 39 species this morning for the seven GOS members who trekked over the mountain. A Whitethroat on the moor was unexpected, probably passing through. Good count of 5 Stonechats, 5 Wheatears and 3 Whinchats. Many Linnets. Cuckoo seen and heard over Clydach Gorge with another on the north side of the mountain. A few House Martins around at last as well as Swifts and Swallows.
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tony & jan jenkins

Saturday, 12 May 2018

portwall chepstow

Main Sighting: swifts
After living in town for nearly 25 years, the swifts have never arrived so late, only a single bird the last couple of days, normal arrival is 29th April to 2nd May without fail.
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clive silver

Friday, 11 May 2018

Aber-Bargoed

Main Sighting: Goosander
This is the second goosander I have seen on our local river.Also seen Jay grey wagtail & dippers
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N J Davies

Friday, 11 May 2018

Peterstone sluice farm

Main Sighting: Whimbrel
Windy and quiet but birds of note included 3 common whitethroats (one male chasing a female and the other displaying), 2 chiffchaffs, 1 cettis warbler, 4 blackcaps and a mallard egg shell found. On/over the mudflats, 3 whimbrel, 1 gt black-backed gull, 1 lt egret, 4 oystercatchers, 2 curlew, 9 shelduck and 3 redshanks.
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