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Sightings

Peter O'Duffy

Sea wall west of Redwick

Tue 16th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Turnstone

41 Turnstone On Sea wall at high tide

mr anthony l jenkins

St Arvans

Tue 16th Mar 2021

Main sighting: red kite

Red Kite flying east over fields near stables at 0900 hrs

David Hathaway

LLanishen

Tue 16th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Curlew

The curlews have returned in the fields behind the Carpenters Arms. The are about 6 as far as I can see.
I have been getting quite a number of siskins on the feeders for the last couple of weeks.
My Red KIte feeding is going well, normally 2 birds but can get 4 sometimes.

Denis Parkes

Goldcliff

Mon 15th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Spotted Redshank

Fine winter plumaged Spotted Redshank keeping to grass/reeds at back from the Redshank hide. Drake Greater Scaup from the Snipe hide, Good numbers of Avocet, Wigeon, Black tailed Godwit, a few Ringed plovers and at least 10 Redwings

Iain Crawford

Wyesham

Fri 12th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Red kite

Red kite flying low over village centre

John

Caerleon

Thu 11th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Raven

A Raven was ‘cronking; for about an hour on and off initially on my neighbour’s and then on my roof. with some interesting extra vocalisations which I recorded and will post on the Gwent Birders Facebook page once edited and uploaded.

Andrew Watts

Glasllwch, Newport

Thu 11th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite in flight being pestered by two crows.

Ed Stevens

Sudbrook

Thu 11th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Gannet

This afternoon from sudbrook, east of Severn bridge and closer to Welsh coast than English 8 gannet and one kittiwake. West of bridge and much closer to english side, 83+ gannets.

C M West

River Usk LLanwenarth

Wed 10th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Curlew

Curlew heard, 6 little egrets being mobbed by corvid.

Ed Stevens

Sudbrook

Wed 10th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Gannet

Group of 8 and 2 gannets seen over estuary from sudbrook, by Chris Stone

Mark Davies

Llanwenarth

Tue 9th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Curlew

a single Curlew in the field behind the church . On the river an unusual sighting of a pair of Mandarin Duck

Mark Davies

Abergavenny

Mon 8th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Yellowhammer

3 Yellowhammers on the side of Llanwenarth Breast plus a couple of Stock Doves and on the way back down 2 Redpoll

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