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Home Sightings

Sightings

Graham Agg

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Beacon Hill, Trellech

Main Sighting: Bramblings
Small group of about 6 Brambling feeding under beeches at top of Beacon Hill.
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Tom Chinnick

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Goldcliff pools

Main Sighting: Bairds Sandpiper
Again at Goldcliff from seawall hide on mud to far left.
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Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Various Gwent

Main Sighting: Falcons
Kestrel female with 2 Juvs still on territory over The Blorenge , Pwll Ddu side plus a separate family group on the Clydach side towards The Tilla with alot of territorial squabbling going on . Peregrine Female being seen in her wintering hunting ground Yday morning on The Vue Cwmbran Town centre and later at tea time on THE TOWER block . great to see a natural control element to feral over population .Earlier on in the day as the sun rose she ( as she Does over the weekend spent some quality time at llanfrechfa hospital on The Cranes or new building ledges .
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chris west and digger

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Corvids
1000 corvids on river bank,jack doors and crows, 1000 wood pigeon heading south over 1 hour,stunning view of kingfisher going down river with sun reflecting on its back.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Bairds Sandpiper
A JuvenileS Baird's Sandpiper was first seen on Monk's Lagoon and later was present on Priors it was flush by a Sparrowhawk at circa 15:00 out onto the estuary.Also a Little Stint Dunlin Bk-tailed Godwit.
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Allan Dowson

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Wentwood

Main Sighting: Brambling
2m-Bramblings in a flock of 50+ Chaffinches feeding on beechmast along the path from car park to five ways.Also 2-Deers(Roe?) crossed same path.12h00-13h00
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Clive Rutter

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Rogiet

Main Sighting: Crossbill
Flock of 11 flew over local woodland
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Iain Crawford

Monday, 22 October 2018

Llandegfedd North end

Main Sighting: Goosander
8 red head goosander, 300 Canada geese, 60 cormorants, 2 great crested, heron. Raven, buzzard, 3 jays. Gsw and coal tit on feeders. Possible juvenile stonechat in bracken patch but brief glimpse only
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Blair Jones and Paul Joy

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Merlin
Afternoon/Evening visit. Female Merlin observed initially chasing Meadow Pipits initially flew over Becs aiming at a big flock of approximately 100 Lapwing but banked off and caused havoc to flocks of Starlings and Meadow Pipits over Priors. Later at hightide it made another appearance at Priors landing on the mud and flying off in front of the seawall hide. Other sightings - Male and Female Marshy, Sparrow Hawk, Male Kestrel, 100+ Dunlin, 50+ Redshanks, 3 x Little Stints, 6 x Knots, 3 +Curlews ( Big flocks seem to have gone this evening), 2 x Raven, 3 x Carrion Crow, 50 + Meadow Pipits, 10 x Goldfinches, 40+ Teal, 10 + Wigeon , 5 + Shelduck, 200+ Canada Geese, 2 x Greylags, 20 +Shoverlers,2 x Black Headed Gulls.
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Roger Price

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Wood Pigeons
9.00 to 10.15am: just 3540 Wood Pigeon west,( sorry Adrian ).Also c.400 Dunlin and a Pheasant.
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