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Home Sightings

Sightings

Verity Picken

Sunday, 07 April 2019

Llangybi

Main Sighting: Curlew
They're back! Relieved to have heard Curlew in the Usk Valley this morning.
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Nicholas Beswick

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Hafod Farm, Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Brambling
One male Brambling still present - first House Martin of the year over.
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Nicholas Beswick

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Glossy Ibis
Visited from 10.30 to 12.00. Flossy appeared momentarily from the reedy ditch between Lagoons 1 and 2 - seen from Seawall Hide. Most of the waders already reported had gone. Just a couple of Sand Martins.
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Graham Thomas Thorne

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Tesco Risca

Main Sighting: House Martins
16.30pm Several House Martin flying over Store and car park along with a couple of Swallows
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Verity Picken

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Llangybi

Main Sighting: Linnet
Linnets still flocking: 32 in the garden trees this morning, 50 a few days ago.
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N J Davies / Blair Jones

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Hirundines
Fairly quiet morning but birds of note included 2 chiffchaffs and 1 cettis calling, 1 blackcap singing, 35 black-tailed godwits only with 10 knot mixed in, 89 avocvet (2 ringed birds), numerous curlew, 1 sisking over, kestrel hunting, 8 swallows with sand martins dropping from quite high numbering 123 in total, skylarks singing, 8 gadwall, 4 cormorants, 1 lt egret, 10 teal, 2 pairs tufted ducks, reed buntings, 1 lt grebe, 1 buzzard, 22 ringed plovers with 1 dunlin mixed in and 2 lt ringed plovers (last 3 species all on 1st lagoon island).
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N J Davies

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Red Farm Hide Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Tawny owl
Dawn visit - owl hooting away, 1 heron, 8 shoveler, 1 gt b b gull, pheasant, lt grebe, chiffcahff calling, cettis calling an d8 gadwall.
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John Edwards

Saturday, 06 April 2019

Rogerstone

Main Sighting: Lone swallow
First of the year near Proctor s farm. Also song thrush finishing off a nest.
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Steve Williams

Saturday, 06 April 2019

The British

Main Sighting: Tree Pipit
Usual assemblage of birds for this site, including 2 displaying Tree Pipit, a male Wheatear, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Linnet, Redpoll, Raven, Reed Bunting and two Stock Dove.
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Bob Russ

Friday, 05 April 2019

Pen y Clawdd, Dingestow

Main Sighting: Nuthatch and Swallow
Lone Swallow seen today, first I’ve seen this year. Pair of Nuthatch and Marsh Tits on nut feeder and a GS Woodpecker later in the day.
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