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Sightings

Marcus John

Caldicot

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite circling over Caldicot centre before heading off NE

Graham Agg

The Narth

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Pair of red Kite overhead this morning.

Stephen Berry

Cycle path Garndiffaith

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Goshawk

Goshawk

Jackie Huybs

Blaenavon

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: House Martin

Amazed to see a solitary House Martin rebuilding a nest under my neighbour’s eaves this evening. Have never seen one this early before.

Mark Davies

Abergavenny

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: House Martins

3 House Martins over the garden this morning

Chris Forster Brown

Mitchel Troy

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Butterflies

Some nice early season butterflies in lockdown garden – holly blue, brimstone, comma and orange tip. Swallow and house martin locally. Plenty of chiffchaff and blackcap but no willow warblers. Marsh tit regularly behind Pen y Clawdd farm (Dingestow)

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Mynydd Dimlaith

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Swallow

Swallows (2) our first of the year Chiffchaff 4 Willow Warbler 2 Blackcap 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1. Peacock and Orange-Tip butterflies.

Barry Stopgate

Rogiet

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Kestrei

Kestrel hovering over Ifton farm this morning before flying away to the east

Neville Davies

Cefn Hengoed

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Yellow Wagtail

Single yellow wagtail over the house this morning calling.

Mark Davies

River Usk , Abergavenny

Thu 9th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Common Sandpiper

One just above Llanfoist bridge – 1st of the year

Marcus John

Caldicot

Thu 9th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Pied Flycatcher

Female Pied Flycatcher on footpath near Nedern floods. Pair of Garganey still present on floods.GOS-Member

Marcus John

Nedern Caldicot

Thu 9th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Garganey

Pair of Garganey present for third day

Next event

Jul
12
Sun
2020
8:30 am CANCELLED, Sorry. Broadmeend, Be... @ Beacon View car park (SO515054)
CANCELLED, Sorry. Broadmeend, Be... @ Beacon View car park (SO515054)
Jul 12 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Due to the current situation with regard to social distancing this walk has had to be cancelled. We hope to have it in our programme again in 2021. Meet Steph Tyler at 8:30 am at Beacon View car park (SO515054) for a moderate 3 hour walk in this largely unspoilt part of Gwent.Share this:TwitterFacebook