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Home Sightings

Sightings

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: White fronted Goose
Nightlights of high-tide count this morning: White-fronted Goose 5 two adults and three juveniles Barnacle Goose 2 Avocet 15 Pintail 2 Merlin 1 Sparrowhawk 3
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Iain Crawford

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

The Bryn

Main Sighting: Kestrel
50 jackdaws 50+ goldfinch 4 greenfinch 10 fieldfare 2 collared dove 2 stock dove 1 little egret 2 little grebes. Female kestrel at the Hardwick.
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Verity Picken

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Llanbadoc

Main Sighting: Hawfinch
A Hawfinch plus a flock of 8 Bullfinches and a Fox near Llanbadoc this morning.
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Chris and Julie West and digger.

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Various
Over the last week Kestrel, red kite, buzzard, pair mallard,flock of 40 finches, 200 fieldfare, lone signet calling heading downstream,swan with 2 signets, 2 pairs swan, green sandpiper, common sandpiper, little egret,100 starling,50 wood pigeon,raven performing aerial acrobatics,moorhen and kingfisher.
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Paul Coombes

Wednesday, 09 January 2019

Maindee, Newport

Main Sighting: Ring Necked Parakeets
Heard and seen flying over near to the railway line near the shops in maindee approx 8:40am.
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Mark Davies

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

The Bryn

Main Sighting: Green Sandpiper
A Green Sandpiper and 4 Little Egret on the river plus a large flock of Fieldfare in the field
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Mark Davies

Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Usk

Main Sighting: Smew
Smew in usual area with 7 Goldeneye (2 male & 5 female) and a couple of Little Grebe
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Simon James Bedford

Monday, 07 January 2019

Llanyrafon Boating Lake

Main Sighting: Water rail
Still elusive but at least one rail flew from the railway track reed bed to the island . Also 39 Canada geese 2 mute swan hating the geese 2 goosander ...redhead and male 18 moorhen 14 coot 63 mallard 4 domesticated duck one kingfisher 148 bhgull
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Blair Jones

Sunday, 06 January 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Black Redstart
Black Redstart seen at the seawall fence near Hill Farm and on the roof of Hill Farm and vicinity. Stoat observed swimming in Priors lagoon from the reeds to the grass. Other sightings 1 x Peregrine ( on mini island at Monks). 20+ Teal,30+ Shelduck, 250+ Wigeon, 50+Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 100+ Canada Geese, 10+ Greylags, 15 x Redshank, 42 x Oystercatchers flying past sea wall to the point. 1 x Stonechat. 1 x Wren, 3 x Cariion Crows, 2 x Magpies, 2 x Mute Swans, 5 + Black Headed Gulls, 1 x Coot, 10 x Curlews ( more on the mud 30+), 1 x Grey Heron, 1 x Little Egret, 1 x Buzzard (Bosprey), 3 x Lapwings ( big flock not seen today)
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 05 January 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Barnacle geese
Afternoon to dusk visit - pair of stonechats, pair of barnacle geese still around, 2 lt egrets, 214 Canada geese, 2 foxes on the sea wall watching the geese and drooling, 2 buzzards, male perregrine perched on the 1st island full and content, 2 herons, male pochard, 26 lapwing, 18 teal, 105 wigeon, 2 common gulls flying overhead, 11 snipe (1 possible jack snipe but could not be relocated)?, 2 gadwall and coot. Seawall - 15 avocet, 2 gt b b gulls, 4 turnstone close in and 63 redshanks.
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