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Sightings

Mark Davies

St Marys Vale

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo

Forget to put 3 Cuckoos heard with one showing good views in flight

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Mynydd Dimlaith

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Nightjar

Nightjar churring 21:30 loud and clear there may have been two birds. Also Tawny calling.

Mark Davies

St Marys Vale & Rholben

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Redstart

Male & female Redstart this morning in the woods plus several Wood Warblers , a male Pied Flycatcher , 3-4 Treecreepers and a couple of Garden & Willow Warblers . On top of the Rholben 2 Yellowhammers , a pair of Ravens ,many Skylarks & Meadow Pipits , a couple of Tree Pipits , a few pairs of Stone hats and 4 Whinchats

Iain Crawford

Wyesham

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Kestrel

F kestrel flying south

Mark Whitaker

Grosmont

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Siskin

Male in song, I suspect that they breed somewhere around the village. Also juvenile Starlings on bird table and Goldcrest in song audible from house.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Wed 20th May 2020

Main sighting: Avocet

2 birds approx. 7.30am high in the sky n/e then s/w

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Mynydd Dimlaith

Tue 19th May 2020

Main sighting: Nightjar

A Nightjar heard briefly at 11:30 am was a major surprise. Red Kite 2 Tree pipit 1 House Martins and Swallow gathering mud, Robin pair with three young.

Mark Whitaker

Penallt

Tue 19th May 2020

Main sighting: Grey Wagtail

Bird carrying food by Boat Inn so breeding probably around the old railway bridge over the Wye.

Bob Potter

Caldicot

Mon 18th May 2020

Main sighting: Woodpecker attacks Blue Tit

Great Spotted Woodpecker attacks Blue Tit near Blue Tit nest box and takes it towards ground. Blue Tit escapes, Woodpecker left with feather in beak. (Caught on Wildlife video camera).

jon holmes

coed morgan

Mon 18th May 2020

Main sighting: yellow wagtails

A pair of yellow wagtails in the field with cattle behind the house, Chiffchaff ,willow warbler , blackcap, whitethroat and lesser whitethroat calling in the garden

Mark Davies

Llanwenarth

Mon 18th May 2020

Main sighting: Spotted Flycatcher

1st Spotted Flycatcher of the year plus heard a curlew

Iain Crawford

Monmouth

Mon 18th May 2020

Main sighting: Peregrine falcon

A40, Peregrine falcon over. Wyesham, greenfinch calling, goldfinches nesting. Bailey Bridge, Green woodpecker. Old viaduct, stock dove.

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