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Sightings

Iain Crawford

Monmouth

Sun 31st May 2020

Main sighting: Kestrel

Monnow flowing clear, but the Wye turning a murky algal green. Kestrel, kingfisher, heron, 2 buzzards, 20+swifts, 40 sand Martins, 2 garden warblers, song thrush, great spotted woodpecker, grey wagtail, 2 collared doves, moorhen and 4 chicks.

Michael Pointon

Bedwas

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Hobby

Hobby flew over our garden at 19:25.

Chris Dyson

Castle Meadows, Abergavenny

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Cetti’s Warbler

One sang several times from bushes near the castle this morning

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Mynydd Grug

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo

A place we don’t often visit, it is quite slog up from Bedwas. But we were rewarded with a Cuckoo seen calling Stonechat 3 Meadow Pipit 12 Skylark 8 Whitethroat 3 Willow Warbler 2 Linnet 8 Raven and a Robin with two young. Butterflies Speckled Wood and Small Tortoiseshell

Kev Stait

Chepstow

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite over Larkfield area of Chepstow at 17.40

Mark Davies

Llanwenarth

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Hawfinch

2 Hawfinches in Llanwenarth Churchyard this morning . Also a Curlew in flight

Mark Whitaker

Little Marlborough near Grosmont

Sat 30th May 2020

Main sighting: Tree Pipit

Male singing and displaying by minor road.

Graham Agg

Llanishen

Fri 29th May 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red kite being harassed by crow over fields between Llanishen and Trellech late afternoon.

Claire Medland

Severn bridge, Chepstow

Fri 29th May 2020

Main sighting: 3 red kites

Very excited to see these 3 cruising overhead this morning at around 8 am in a field between the old Severn bridge and the Wye near Chepstow.

Barry Catlin

Chepstow

Thu 28th May 2020

Main sighting: 8 Swifts

In flight ‘screaming’

Richard Morgan

Ynys y fro reservoir, High cross, Newport

Thu 28th May 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite over Ynysyfro Reservoir at 13.00 and again at 13.40. Also a pair of Paid Wagtails have started building a nest in our works van! We’ve only been on site a couple of days so they didn’t mess about 😀

Chris Hatch

Rhyd y Blew, Ebbw Vale

Thu 28th May 2020

Main sighting: Grasshopper Warbler

Grasshopper Warbler at Rhyd y Blew reeling from Bulrushes.

Next event

Sep
26
Sat
2020
7:30 pm CANCELLED, Sorry – A Peregrine O... @ Goytre Village Hall
CANCELLED, Sorry – A Peregrine O... @ Goytre Village Hall
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED, Sorry - A Peregrine Obsession @ Goytre Village Hall
Due to current social distancing requirements we are unable to hold indoor meetings. Simon Bedford will tell us about his relationship with peregrines, from schoolboy to Schedule 1 license holder, and introduce us to the ecology of this magnificent species.Share this:TwitterFacebook