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Sightings

Chris Forster Brown

Goldcliff Lagoons

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Wood Sandpiper

Two wood sandpiper at near edge of Monks Lagoon. Keeping close to the front edge, sometimes hidden by vegetation but generally great views. Calling frequently. Also 4 green sandpiper here (intermittently chased by lapwing), 1 kingfisher and hundreds of black-tailed godwit on Prior’s. Several painted lady. Between Raglan and Dingestow, an adult and juvenile yellow wagtail on wires.

Simon James Bedford

Llandegfedd North Shore

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Below

Record should read Green Woodpecker not Green Plover !! What ever that is

Simon James Bedford

Llandegfedd North Shore

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Various

285 BHgull 82 LBBG 6 GBBG 1 Little Gull 12 Little Egret 2 Common Sandpiper 1 Oystercatcher 3 LRPlover 3 Buzzard 2 Red Kite 123 Cormorant 1 Green Plover !! willow Warbler Reed Warbler Green woodpecker 80 Canada Geese 31 GCGrebe 5 Little grebe 1 random shelduck !! 1 Lapwing lookimg decidedly ill.

Graham Thomas Thorne

lower machen

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Red Kite

10.30am Red Kite flying low over nearby woods .superb sight

Simon James Bedford

Goldcliff Lagoons

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Erratum

Thats 317 blackwit not knot

Simon James Bedford

Goldcliff Lagoons

Thu 1st Aug 2019

Main sighting: Waders

Knot 317 blackwit redshank 6 greenshank 4 common sand .8 little egret 2 grey heron 94 canada geese 61 lapwing 1 juv Water rail !!! 31 coot 6 greylag et al

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Wed 31st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper 1 Green Sandpiper 4 Common Sandpiper 1 Avocet 2 Knot 4 Greenshank 1 Little Ringed Plover 2 Snipe 1 Black-tailed Godwit 250 Spoonbill 1 Wigeon 3 Teal 4 Gadwall 2. Also: Black-tailed Skimmer Gatekeeper Holly Blue Small Tortoiseshell Meadow Brown

Simon James Bedford

Saltmarsh Lane (warbler alley )

Wed 31st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Various

Sedge warbler Blackcap reed warbler goldcrest Whitethroat Linnet Garden Warbler (I think ) Lttit Great tit Goldfinch Mippit Skylark ! Starling Jay Magpie Buzzard Kestrel Rook Mallard Yellowhammer Yellow Wagrltail

Ray Duggan

Scenic Drive Cwmcarn

Wed 31st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Tree Creeper

Tree Creeper and buzzard

Simon James Bedford

Goldcliff Lagoons

Wed 31st Jul 2019

Main sighting: Various

4 mute swan 1 hobby 2 grey heron 2 little egret 3 greenshank 170 dunlin 30 sand martin 8 house martin 31 redshank 1 snipe ! 18 bhgull 43 coot 20 + moorhen .1 water rail (snipe platform)28 blackwit 3 ruff (moult) 14 lapwing 28 canada geese 6 greylag 3 avocet

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 30th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Med gull

There were three Med gulls tonight inc 2 Ads and 1 juv + 2 Whimbrel and I also managed to dodge the rain

Bryn Burgess

Goldcliff Lagoons

Tue 30th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Wood Sandpiper

Evening HT until 1845hrs. Wood Sandpiper and Spoonbill still present. Green Sandpiper 3 Common Sandpiper 5. Singles of Turnstone,Greenshank Knot, Barwit, Whimbrel & Turnstone. Snipe 2 Dunlin 31 Oystercatcher 95 Ringed Plover 17 LRPs 5

Next event

Sep
26
Sat
2020
7:30 pm CANCELLED, Sorry – A Peregrine O... @ Goytre Village Hall
CANCELLED, Sorry – A Peregrine O... @ Goytre Village Hall
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED, Sorry - A Peregrine Obsession @ Goytre Village Hall
Due to current social distancing requirements we are unable to hold indoor meetings. Simon Bedford will tell us about his relationship with peregrines, from schoolboy to Schedule 1 license holder, and introduce us to the ecology of this magnificent species.Share this:TwitterFacebook