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.

Sightings

Ruth Brown

Abergavenny

Tue 5th May 2020

Main sighting: Swift

6 Swifts screaming overhead. Only 6. 2 juvenile Blackbirds in the garden the last few days.

Chris Hatch

Cycle track Pontnewynydd to Garn Lakes

Tue 5th May 2020

Main sighting: Wood Warblers

10 singing Wood Warblers along cycle track and 1 Whitethroat at Garn Lakes

STEPHEN MORGAN

Upper Llanellen

Mon 4th May 2020

Main sighting: Redstart

Multiple sightings in garden area – seems to like the wing-mirror as surveying point.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Fulmar

Yesterday 22nd Kittiwake flocks of 30 + 20. Also three Fulmar today. see Portland blog for 22nd for photo of juv Swallow at Sudbrook 12th + 20th.

Chris Hatch

Cycle track Garndiffaith to Blaenafon

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Pied Flycatcher

1 Pied Flycatcher and 7 Wood Warblers along cycle track.

Mark Whitaker

Graig Syfyrddin

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Redstart

2 birds singing, also 1 Garden Warbler, 4 Willow Warblers, 1 Raven calling in woods. Walked to location from home.

Mark Whitaker

Graig Syfyrddin

Sun 3rd May 2020

Main sighting: Tree Pipit

Singing and displaying north side of ridge near seat (Three Castles Walk). Walked from home.

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: Whimbrel

Whimbrel 5 Mute swan 5 Little egret Oystercather 3

John Davies

Just north of Wernddu golf club, Abergavenny

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: Cuckoo & Swift

2 Swift & Cuckoo just north of Wernddu golf course, Abergavenny

Adrian & Charlotte Edwards

Peterstone Gout

Sat 2nd May 2020

Main sighting: curlew and whimbrel

mixed whimbrel and curlew 15-20 of each; brent goose; whitethroat; reed warbler; 40 oystercatchers; buzzard hanging still in the breeze for several minutes

John Bennett

garden in Usk

Thu 30th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Juvenile Blackbird

A juvenile blackbird seen today . Possibly from the nest in a large hedge .

Bob Potter

Rogiet Country Park Reedbed

Wed 29th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Reed Warbler

Reed Warbler in reeds, singing also.

Next event

Apr
24
Sat
2021
9:00 am Brynmawr, Beaufort and Garnlydan... @ Meet at Asda Brynmawr Car Park.
Brynmawr, Beaufort and Garnlydan... @ Meet at Asda Brynmawr Car Park.
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
NOTE: This walk will take place under the ‘Rule of Six’. Attendees will be split into small groups, not exceeding six people and must be socially distanced at all times. Meet Nick Beswick at 9:00 am in the Asda car park, Brynmawr for a moderate 2-3 hour walk.Share this:TwitterFacebook