Sightings

Mike andJackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Goldeneye

Female Goldeneye on Priors also: Little Grebe 1 Mallard 40 Gadwall 25 Pochard 2 Marsh Harrier 2 Peregrine 1 Kestrel 1 Oystercatcher 8 Turnstone 1 Avocet 3 Snipe 4 Lapwing 400 Grey Plover 48 Curlew 50 Blue Tit 6 Long-tailed Tit 10 Wren 1 Fieldfare 30 Pied Wagtail 20 Bullfinch 2
Red Admiral 2 Common Darter 4

Andrew Cormack

Goldcliff lagoons

Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Raptors

Great views of peregrine sitting on the island; marsh harrier, kestrel and buzzard over

Iain Crawford

Tintern

Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Goshawks

2 goshawks, a buzzard, 4 ravens, 80 common gulls and a song thrush at Upper Hale Wood. 4 little grebes, 2 ravens and 4 jays at Fedw wood

Iain Crawford

Monmouth school fields

Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Common gulls

150 common gulls

Barry Embling

Big Pit, Blaenavon

Sat 2nd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Black Redstart

Around the buildings and carpark

Barry Embling

Big Pit, Blaenavon

Sat 2nd Nov 2019

Main sighting: Black Redstart

Seen around the various buildings this afternoon.

Ed Stevens

Sudbrook

Fri 1st Nov 2019

Main sighting: Great white egret

Late afternoon Great white egret flying north east over sudbrook saltmarsh. Mid afternoon Nedern valley pair of golden eye, 1 pintail, 10+ tufted duck. 5+ gadwall. Lots of Mallard, wigeon and teal.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Fri 1st Nov 2019

Main sighting: various

I recently reported two distant swans on the Severn which I was unable to identify to species but thought they were probably not Mute this report was completely separate to the Whooper swan sighted at St Pierre by other

Verity Picken

River south of Usk

Thu 31st Oct 2019

Main sighting: Smew

A Smew, first reported yesterday, was present this afternoon. Very flighty.

Allan Dowson

goldcliff lagoons

Thu 31st Oct 2019

Main sighting: Gadwall

At least 33-Gadwall,probably more amongst the reeds,from the extended platform.Also a male Marsh Harrier constantly being mobbed by a crow.10h00-12h00

Neville Davies

Pontypool

Wed 30th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Merlin

Female flying

David Smith

Blackrock

Wed 30th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Barn Owl

Barn owl hunting near the sea wall to the east of the Black Rock picnic site at about 4 pm.

Next event

Nov
16
Sat
2019
9:30 am Welsh Ornithological Society Ann... @ Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University
Welsh Ornithological Society Ann... @ Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
The 30th Anniversary Conference of the Welsh Ornithological Society will be held in Aberystwyth. As usual, this features many excellent speakers and should be a fascinating day. For details, and to buy tickets, see https://birdsin.wales/what-we-do/conference/Share this:TwitterFacebook