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Sightings

Chris West and digger

0xbow

Wed 25th Dec 2019

Main sighting: merlin

F merlin, redwing 50, fieldfare, gsw and green woodpecker, 10 lt tits, pair goosander, cormorant, goldcrest.

Steve Dungey

Boating Lake, Llanyravon, Cwmbran

Wed 25th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Goosander

Single bird (female or non-breeding male plumage) near small island in middle of lake.

Daniel Web/ Andrew Strong

Goldcliff Lagoons

Tue 24th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Glossy Ibis

Glossy ibis still present, otherwise quiet with adult male peregrine, c160 teal, c60 gadwall, c60 mallard, 8 tufted duck, 2 feral barnacles, cr Canada goose and 3 redshank

Nicholas Beswick

Hafod Farm Brynmawr

Mon 23rd Dec 2019

Main sighting: Woodcock

1645 – one Woodcock up over the house from the Clydach Gorge at very last light – the first this winter

Simon James Bedford

Llangybi Bottom (flooded)

Sat 21st Dec 2019

Main sighting: Swans

2 whooper and 59 mute Swan accompanying 4 shelduck !! 34 mallard and 6 snipe on the flooded water meadows below the village .

Nicholas Beswick

Brynmawr ponds

Tue 17th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Goosander

Dunlop Semtex: 14 Goosander (6 male), Kingfisher, Black-headed Gull, Grey Heron
Machine Pond: 53 Canada Geese, Reed Bunting
Horsetail Pond: 9 Wigeon

Graham Thomas Thorne

River Ebbw Risca by Fire Station

Tue 17th Dec 2019

Main sighting: dipper

Dipper flying up river,Pair mallard on bank .Male and 2 Female Goosander appeared in the rough waters and observed swimming around and diving into the river for fish .

Graham Thomas Thorne

blackvein forest crosskeys

Mon 16th Dec 2019

Main sighting: tawny owls

tawny owls heard calling in the blackvein forest 8.30 pm

bob gwillim

Llanellen

Sun 15th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Red Kites

2 Red Kites flying above the A4042 near the river bridge

Mark Waldron

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Sun 15th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Great Northern Diver

Juv feeding seen from the dam wall.

Iain Crawford

Monmouth, Peregrine path

Sun 15th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Red kite

Red kite, 2 bullfinches

Mike andJackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Sun 15th Dec 2019

Main sighting: Glossy Ibis

WeBS highlights on a cold, wet and windy day. As Blair noted yesterday there are lots of waterfowl Teal 210the good numbers of Wigeon Shoveler and Gadwall. Counting was made even more difficult as a male Peregrine was hunting whilst the female was on the island. Glossy Ibis 1 Common Gull Great B?#
B Gull

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2020
7:30 pm CANCELLED: Uganda – Birds, Prima... @ Goytre Village Hall
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