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Sightings

Chris Hatch

Cycle track Garndiffaith to Blaenafon

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Pied Flycatcher

1 Pied Flycatcher and 7 Wood Warblers along cycle track.

Mark Whitaker

Graig Syfyrddin

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Redstart

2 birds singing, also 1 Garden Warbler, 4 Willow Warblers, 1 Raven calling in woods. Walked to location from home.

Mark Whitaker

Graig Syfyrddin

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Tree Pipit

Singing and displaying north side of ridge near seat (Three Castles Walk). Walked from home.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: Whimbrel

Whimbrel 5 Mute swan 5 Little egret Oystercather 3

John Davies

Just north of Wernddu golf club, Abergavenny

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo & Swift

2 Swift & Cuckoo just north of Wernddu golf course, Abergavenny

Adrian & Charlotte Edwards

Peterstone Gout

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: curlew and whimbrel

mixed whimbrel and curlew 15-20 of each; brent goose; whitethroat; reed warbler; 40 oystercatchers; buzzard hanging still in the breeze for several minutes

John Bennett

garden in Usk

Thu 30th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Juvenile Blackbird

A juvenile blackbird seen today . Possibly from the nest in a large hedge .

Bob Potter

Rogiet Country Park Reedbed

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Reed Warbler

Reed Warbler in reeds, singing also.

Chris Stone

sudbrook

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Common tern

Lockdown seawatch from balcony on Severn

3 Com terns west approx. 3pm
Sand martin
sorry if I’ve duplicated this report

Iain Crawford

Penallt old railway line

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Dipper

Dipper, grey wagtail, a pair of mandarin ducks, 3 house martins

darren hughes

Monmouth Wyesham

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Peregrine

This is the 4th time I’ve seen a Male bird hunting the Wye in the past 3 weeks.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Com terns

lockdown seawatch from balcony
3 west
Sand martin

Next event

Jul
18
Sat
2020
9:00 am Ham Wall RSPB Reserve @ Ham Wall Car Park (ST449396)
Ham Wall RSPB Reserve @ Ham Wall Car Park (ST449396)
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet Dave Brassey at Ham Wall reserve car park at 9:00 am for a full days birding on this large RSPB reserve. Breeding Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Hobby and many more. Easy walking on level paths. Bring packed lunch, Limited food facilities at the car park. Car parking free for RSPB members, a charge for non-members[...]