Please do not post reports of nesting birds or sightings of rare or Schedule 1 breeders. Sightings which might lead to disturbance will be removed.


Simon James Bedford


Tue 6th Oct 2020

Main sighting: Migrants

Female Sparrowhawk hunting over 200 Swallow and House Martin nr Cwmcarvan Church with 18 redwing flying south above . 10:23am

tony & jan jenkins

redwick to porton

Sat 3rd Oct 2020

Main sighting: wheatear

Walk along foreshore on ebbing tide, 5/6 wheatears, 6 little egrets, 2 shelduck, 12 wigeon, flock of 30 ringed plover, around 20 swallows over the hedgerows, flock of 120 goldfinches also possible merlin flying from foreshore and very low direct flight over the fields.

Graham Thomas Thorne

River Ebbw Risca by Fire Station

Sat 3rd Oct 2020

Main sighting: House Martin

a small flock at least 12 H Martins flying around river ebbw and car park
the latest i have seen this bird by this locality

Adrian & Charlotte Edwards

Peterstone Gout

Sat 3rd Oct 2020

Main sighting: Wheatears & Nature at scale

Close views of 4 Wheatears; also 12 meadow pipits, 6 swallows still here; large numbers of others: 1000 starlings murmurating, 400+ shelduck, 100 + shovelers, 140 redshank, 200+ mixed corbids, similar for mallards and BH gulls; 20 canada geese, few oystercatchers, wigeon now arrived, curlew, little egrets, pintails, GBB and LBB gulls

tony jenkins


Thu 1st Oct 2020

Main sighting: red kite

Red kite flying north

Garry Smith

Wetlands - Uskmouth

Tue 29th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Bittern

Bittern, Kingfisher, Cetti’s Warbler, Stonechat, GS Woodpecker, Teal, Gadwall, Widgeon, large flock of Goldfinches, huge passage of Swallows. Plus Clouded Yellow and Small Copper.

Peter O'Duffy


Mon 28th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Ring Ouzel

3 Ring Ouzels this am , also 12 Redwing

Robin Hall

Riverside walk (Afon Lwyd) Cwmbran

Mon 28th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Merganser

5 immature birds swimming together on the river near Croesyceiliog school at 07.30.

Neville Davies

Draethen / Rudry

Sun 27th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Redwing

2 redwings passing with a mistle thrush in tow.

Mike and Jackie Pointon

River Rhymney Machen

Sun 27th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Goosander

Seven Redhead Goosanders.

Iain Crawford


Sat 26th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Sparrowhawk

Female soaring over village mid afternoon

Verity Picken

River south of Usk

Sat 26th Sep 2020

Main sighting: Little Grebe

7 Little Grebe – it’s unusual to see so many grouping together here. Also Little Egret and an otter but very few duck. Light passage of House Martin and Meadow Pipit.

Next event

8:30 am Outdoor meeting Trellech Heaths @ Trellech Heaths
Outdoor meeting Trellech Heaths @ Trellech Heaths
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