Sightings

Neil Farr

Cwmyoy

Sun 17th Mar 2019

Main sighting: Green Woodpecker

Flocks of meadow pipits in trees, two ravens flying above the rock face, a green woodpecker ( yaffle, yaffle ) heard but not seen to the east of cymyoy. Also a red kite flying from east to west between Stanton Manor Farm and Lower Stanton.

Blair Jones

Goldcliff Lagoons

Sun 17th Mar 2019

Main sighting: White Fronted and Barnacle Geese

The White Fronted Geese were present around the reserve from dawn. Did not see the Glossy Ibis. 2 x Barnacle Geese. 80 x Avocet. Chiffchaffs singing from hedgerows. Goldeneye (female).

Alun Jones

Cwmbran

Sun 17th Mar 2019

Main sighting: Red kite

Saw a red kite hunting near the A4042 bypass near Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran at 2pm today

John Edwards

Rogerstone

Sun 17th Mar 2019

Main sighting: Chiff chaff

One seen feeding,and another calling.

Barry Embling & Hannah Daniels

Black rock/Passage pill

Thu 14th Mar 2019

Main sighting: Short eared owl

Seen just after 6.00 pm tonight towards St Pierre being mobbed by crow which eventually lost interest allowing the owl to drop down before being lost from sight. No sign of the barn owl though.

Next event

Sep
28
Sat
2019
7:30 pm Wildlife in Spitsbergen – Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
Wildlife in Spitsbergen – Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Wildlife in Spitsbergen - Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
This evening’s speaker, Al Venables, will take us to within 700 miles of the North Pole on this his second visit to Spitsbergen undertaken in 2017.