Sightings

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Mon 28th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Brambling

Brambling calling Gt crested grebe off jetty and Black rock when flew upstream almost certain Goosander fem downstream but sun in eyes

Blair Jones

Goldcliff Lagoons

Sun 27th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Kestrels and Marsh Harriers

Afternoon visit until sunset. 2 x Marsh Harries ( 1 m 1 f). 2 x Kestrel (1 m 1 f). 1 x Peregrine ( on Monks).
Sunset coming off the mud – 60c Redshank, 1 x Knot in with them roosting on Priors Lagoon. Circling out on the estuary flock of 40+ Oystercatchers.
Also of note – Curlews, 2 x Stone Chats and 1 x Pied Wagtail. 1 x Avocet ( on Becs)
Wigeon increasing in numbers and lots of Mute Swans (17).
Lots of Woodpigeons moving through. Cettis are still calling.

Neville Davies

Silent Valley Ebbw Vale

Sat 26th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Redwings

Lots of migrant activity this afternoon with a flock of 64 siskin, 48 chaffinches, 28 redwings and song thrushes mixed in and numerous blackbirds.

Neville Davies

Gwent

Thu 24th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Goshawks

A pair of Goshawks watched around 8.30am circling together before splitting up. The female drifted off south and the male drifted off over the nearby forestry plantation.

Barry Embling

East of St Pierre Pill

Wed 23rd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Whooper Swan

One swimming in the estuary, close to shore around lunchtime.

Peter Blackaby

LLanwern

Wed 23rd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Black Redstart

Female black redstart in steelworks around the coldmill carpark. Probably the same bird sighted in that area during November last year.

mark davies

The Blorenge

Wed 23rd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Snow Bunting

Snow Bunting showing very well in and around Foxhunters car park

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Swans

I saw two swans yesterday from Sudbrook on the Severn but they were to far away to identify near the new bridge on the north side which could have included the Whooper seen today anyway they were on the Gloucester side

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Med gull Ad

Mediterranean gull was drifting down stream late pm – Wigeon 153 Black rock

Simon James Bedford

Blorenge Punchbowl and Pwll Ddu areas

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Various

20 brambling with chaffinch nr punchbowl .Merlin x2 in vicinity of Blorenge 3 kestrel fem sprawk 6 buzzard 4 red kite 40 plus fieldfare mippits Raven displaying .green woodpecker and 14 mistle thrush .

Keith Roylance

The Blorenge

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Snow Bunting

Snow Bunting on The Blorenge.
Park in Foxhunter car park and take the path towards the Trig. Point. At 1:00 – 2:00 pm it was very close to the path and very (too) confiding.
Also Red Kite over.

Brin Richards

michaelston y fedw CF3 6XS

Mon 21st Oct 2019

Main sighting: White Stork

Disturbed by a neighbour on one of her ponds 1/4 mile from me. She rang me and while on the phone the stork flew around my lake a couple of times at low level,
We both have seen herons on hundreds of ocassions, this bird was larger and flew with v. long neck extended . Not like a heron. we both agreed that this was a stork. sorry no photo

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9:00 am [CANCELLED, sorry] Brynmawr, Bea... @ Brynmawr, Beaufort and Garnlydan
[CANCELLED, sorry] Brynmawr, Bea... @ Brynmawr, Beaufort and Garnlydan
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A moderate 2 – 3 hour walk for mountain & moorland birds. Meet Nick Beswick at the ASDA Brynmawr car park at 9:00 amShare this:TwitterFacebook