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Sightings

Mark Davies

Abergavenny

Sat 25th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Swift

First Swift of the year over the town this afternoon

Grant Robinson

Skirrid Fawr

Sat 25th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo

One male Cuckoo calling on the West side of the Skirrid today. 4 House Martins in residence. 4 eggs in the Grey Wagtail nest outside the kitchen window.

Kim Waters

Gobion Oxebow

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Oystercatcher

Kingfisher, little egrets, GS woodpeckers

darren hughes

Monmouth

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Osprey

Bird flying over Wyesham 4.50pm heading towards Staunton/Coleford

Verity Picken

Llangybi

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Oystercatcher

First sighting of Oystercatcher here. Interesting given the previous post of an Oystercatcher further up the River Usk this morning. Also my first Garden Warbler of the year.

Mark Davies

Llanwenarth

Fri 24th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Oystercatcher

1st time I’ve seen an Oystercatcher on the River Usk

Stephen Berry

Cycle path Garndiffaith

Thu 23rd Apr 2020

Main sighting: Peregrine

A Peregrine few high over cycle path Thursday evening a very dark individual. 3 singing Wood Warbler this morning along the cycle path.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 21st Apr 2020

Main sighting: House martin

Lockdown seawatch from my balcony overlooking the Severn 4 til 6 p
Shellduck c40 Swallows 3 single Hs martin year tick

Yesterday early am Swallows 7 Linnets 2 inc song Dunlin c40 BH gulls 2 Goldfinch 6

Peter O'Duffy

Gwent levels

Tue 21st Apr 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo

Cuckoo calling this am -Gwent levels

Graham Agg

Beacon Hill

Tue 21st Apr 2020

Main sighting: Wood Wabler

Wood Warbler observed in full song in mixed woodland east of the heath on Beacon Hill, also Willow Warbler, Black Cap, Chiff Chaff.

Christopher Reading

Crumlin Canal, Risca

Mon 20th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Lesser Redpoll

Was cycling home along the towpath near Risca, when I spotted a Lesser Redpoll hanging from an alder branch.

Nicholas Beswick

Mynydd Llangatwg

Sun 19th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Whinchat

Cuckoo called twice this morning but didn’t stay. A corking male Whinchat near the old reservoir, a few Swallows and my first House Martin over, Redstart singing.

Next event

Dec
5
Sat
2020
7:30 pm CANCELLED: Saving Britain’s Curlews @ Goytre Village Hall
CANCELLED: Saving Britain’s Curlews @ Goytre Village Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED: Saving Britain’s Curlews @ Goytre Village Hall
The Eurasian curlew is an iconic bird of both farmland and moorland. Over the last two decades its numbers have plummeted, so in 2016, Mary Colwell walked 500 miles across Ireland and the UK to find out why. It set in train a nation-wide movement to save this beautiful wader.Share this:TwitterFacebook