Please do not post reports of nesting birds or sightings of rare or Schedule 1 breeders. Sightings which might lead to disturbance will be removed.


Garry Smith

Goldcliff Lagoons

Tue 18th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Egyptian Goose

Egyptian Goose with Greylags and Barn Owl hunting at 11.40am

Kay Millar

Goldcliff Lagoons

Mon 17th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Barn owl

Barn owl 1pm and 4pm
Stonechat near sea wall

Christopher and Julie West

Oxbow, river Usk.

Mon 17th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Siskin calling over.

Siskin heard, little egret, single Canada goose over, mallards 8.

Iain Crawford

Peregrine path, Monmouth

Mon 17th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Heron

Grey heron, f bullfinch, 3 song thrush, buzzard, fieldfare, pied wagtail

Tadhg Burrell

Fourteen locks (Mon. Brecon Canal)

Sun 16th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Water rail

Single water rail, single song thrush, mallards, moorhens, also 5 mute swans, 2 adults with 3 juveniles.

Allan Dowson

Black Rock

Sun 16th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Greenfinch

At least 13-Greenfinches in a mixed flock with Goldfinches,in the tree tops in the car park area.15h00-16h10.

tony jenkins

trellech area

Sat 15th Jan 2022

Main sighting: woodcock

Single bird flushed from roadside near old Gockett inn at 0720 hrs this morning

Mark Whitaker

Blorenge Mountain

Sat 15th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Red Grouse

After about 8 visits without seeing any, found 4 today (pair plus 2 singles) along path running east from Foxhunter Car Park. Nearly all Mipits have left the mountain. A number of piles of grouse droppings also.

Nicholas Beswick

Waunavon Bog

Fri 14th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Short-eared Owl

Owl appeared at 17.10 in near-darkness and perched on a gas pipeline pole, silhouetted above the western skyline, before dropping down to hunt. A Red Grouse called briefly. Earlier, Stonechat and Reed Bunting.

Chris Stone

Black rock

Fri 14th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Spoonbill

flying west shortly after 5.oclock, good to have the company of Gavin Vella and Jody

Chris Forster Brown


Thu 13th Jan 2022

Main sighting: barn owl

Barn owl briefly flying alongside A449. A previous sighting a couple of weeks ago on outskirts of Mitchel Troy. Blackcap singing in Mitchel Troy on 16th. Never heard one singing this early in the year before. At least three song thrush singing in village and single mistle thrush, dunnock, coal tit, etc. Lesser celandine in flower on road up to Mitchel Troy common.

Keith Roylance

St. Brides

Thu 13th Jan 2022

Main sighting: Cattle Egret

Cattle egret still in field at St. Brides. Good views from roadside even though misty.