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Home Sightings

Sightings

John Edwards

Saturday, 13 October 2018

Rogerstone

Main Sighting: Juvenile male sparrow hawk
Quietly sitting on bird feeder in garden. Damaged talon as he hit window chasing birds yesterday
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N J Davies

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Hengoed

Main Sighting: Brambling
First of the autumn Brambling in garden with Chaffinches and greenfinches.
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Roger Price

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Peterstone SF to the Gout.

Main Sighting: Curlew
On the morning spring tide: 400 to 500 Curlew on the marsh, Oystercatcher c.50, Redshank 218, Greenshank 1, Blacktailed Godwit 4 (NG), Dunlin 40, Ringed Plover 15, Lapwing 80, Shoveler 75, Pintail 54,Wigeon 10, Muteswan 5,Lgrt 2, Heron 1, Little Grebe (NG), Buzzard. Something like a 1000 Black Headed Gulls off RGW.
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Gavin Vella

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Cardiff Central

Main Sighting: Skylark
Single Skylark over my works car park this morning in Cardiff central. Something a bit different to the norm for this concrete jungle. 30 Redwing over the house early doors this morning also.
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Blair Jones

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Short Eared Owl
Evening visit, stayed until sunset and until dark. As high tide approached it hot busy. Sat on the fence near sea wall wasa lovely Short Eared Owl (Photos on my blog and FB later). The Owl stayed around all evening. Hundreds of Curlews came in to roost mainly at Lagoon 3. To join them came, big flock of Oystercatchers, Black Tailed Godwits, Redshank, Dunlins, Little Stint, Skelduck, Little Egret, 2 x Herons. Lots of Shoverlers and Teal Ducks. Peregrine flew along the sea wall. Lots of Greylags and Canadian Geese arrived as well
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Peterstone Sluice Farm

Main Sighting: Pintail
43 Pintail, 2 Teal,1 Cormorant, c.80 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Lgrt, 1 Sparrow Hawk, small flocks of Goldfinch and Meadow Pipit, 1 Kingfisher, 500+ Blackheaded Gulls on the sea.
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Chris Stone

Monday, 08 October 2018

Blackrock

Main Sighting: Merlin fem
Also Chiffchaff in song. Not a member of GOS as still member of group where I came from.
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Kevin Dupé

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons, Newport Wetlands NNR

Main Sighting: Disturbance
There will be some disturbance on Tuesday afternoon when we do our monthly salinity checks of the lagoons and also check the electric fence. This will be done either side of low-tide between 13:30hrs and 15:30hrs. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Llangua

Main Sighting: Dipper
One adult dipper, two little grebes
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Llanrothal

Main Sighting: Buzzard
Buzzard, greater spotted woodpecker, 30 goldfinches in maize field
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