Sightings

Roger Price

Goldcliff Lagoons

Wed 24th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Greenshanks

Additional later sighting of 2 Greenshanks (adult and juv), kingfisher and sp Turnstone

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Wed 24th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Spoonbill

There were two Spoonbills on priors both sub adults also, Black-tailed Godwit 311 Dunlin 400 Knot 3 Little Egret 8 Mediterranean Gull 1 Kestrel 2 one caught a vole. Black-tailed Skimmer 6 Blue-tailed Damselfly 1 Gatekeeper 6 and Meadow Brown lots.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook/ Blackrock

Tue 23rd Jul 2019

Main sighting: Med gull permanent fixture it seems

Also several hundred BH gulls feeding on Severn pm – 8 Mistle thrushes Passage pill – c20 Redshank

Bryn Burgess

Llandegveth Reservoir

Tue 23rd Jul 2019

Main sighting: Common Tern

Single Common Tern (dam end)2 Little Egret (North end)

Bob Wright

New Inn

Tue 23rd Jul 2019

Main sighting: Red Kite

Large individual seen quartering the fields behind Newport Road at 1600hrs, north to south.

Ruth Loebl

NP26 3BX

Mon 22nd Jul 2019

Main sighting: Red Kite

Pale undersided Red Kite seen quartering a field just cut for hay next to the M4 at this postcode. Also seen above my house same postcode on Easter Sunday and a fortnight previously (NP26 3BX) This was the first time I had seen a Red Kite in this location

Nicholas Beswick

Hafod Farm, Brynmawr

Sun 21st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Tawny Owl

An unseasonal duet at last light in cool, breezy conditions. Half an hour’s worth of hooting, kewick and trilling. Curious!

Ruth Loebl

NP26 3BX

Sun 21st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Red Kite

Sorry, got the date wrong, it was today of course not tomorrow!

Chris Stone

Sudbrook between pier and Black rock

Sat 20th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Common Sandpiper 8

Med gull Ad – 2 Common gull

Nick Saunders

Carsington Water, Derbyshire

Sat 20th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Hen Harrier

Anyone interested in Hen Harrier Day, Sunday 11th August. We’re going !!! Please contact Nick and Gill Saunders gillnick263@gmail.com

Roger Price

Peterstone Sluice Farm

Fri 19th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Canada Geese

At 1 pm flock of 70 Canada Geese on the inner marsh in brisk SW winds. A Whimbrel, 2 Cormorants, 5 Martins west, one Shelduck family with 5 medium sized juvs, a second with 2 fully grown juvs.

Simon James Bedford

Newhouse and Bulwark

Mon 15th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Gulls

Over 200 mixed flock over Malpas at 17.30 with rising queen ants .Lbb hg bhg.

Next event

Oct
26
Sat
2019
7:30 pm Urban Peregrines @ Goytre Village Hall
Urban Peregrines @ Goytre Village Hall
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Urban Peregrines @ Goytre Village Hall
Tonight’s speaker, Ed Drewitt, has studied the Peregrines of the Bristol area for some years.  Join us to discover how they have adapted their breeding and feeding habits to this urban environment.