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Sightings

Allan Dowson

Goldcliff

Fri 22nd Apr 2022

Main sighting: Little Ringed Plover

3-LRP’s from the first hide,2-Knot on first island and a singing Lesser Whitethroat in the bushes at the first hide.

Chris Dyson

Peterstone Gout

Thu 21st Apr 2022

Main sighting: Spoonbill

One immature spoonbill on the mud this afternoon plus 3 whimbrel. 2 lesser whitethroat singing

Christopher and Julie West

Tram track Blorenge

Tue 19th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Bullfinch

Pair of Bullfinch, linnet.

Graham Agg

The Narth

Tue 19th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite overhead around 13.00.

Bob Potter

ST4585 off sea wall below Rogiet Moor

Tue 19th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Red Breasted Merganser

Red Breasted Merganser (f) (close to shore near high tide line).
Wheatear; 2 Swallows; Snipe (flew out from Reen); 2 Curlew (flying West); 95 Shelduck; Chiffchaff, Willow Warblers, Skylarks singing.

Lea white

Abersychan

Mon 18th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Crossbill

Female crossbill showed for roughly a minute atop a large conifer in neighbouring garden .others were heard not seen . A first for myself ..

Bob Potter

Golcliff

Mon 18th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Bar Tailed Godwit

From 7:30am: Bar Tailed Godwit clearly seen from Greenshank Hide on first lagoon. Bar Tailed clearly seen as bird was moving around frequently. 35 Dunlin, Lapwing, Gadwall, Ringed Plovers, 2 Swallows, Reed Warbler singing, Reed Bunting calling, Teal, Mallard, 13 Mute Swan, numerous Shelduck, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Spotted Redshank, Redshank, Greylag Geese, Canada Geese, Shoveler, Linnets, Cettis Warbler, Skylark.
Great White Egret seen from Red House Barn Hide.

David Hobbs

Mynydd Maen / Mynydd Henllys

Mon 18th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Red grouse

Main track between twin masts on Mynydd Maen and Twm Barlwm. Approx halfway between twin masts and the forestry before Twm Barlwm. On grass to side of track, at approx 14.00.

Peter Ernest Smith

High Beech Lane, Chepstow

Mon 18th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Ring-necked Parakeet

On back garden bird feeder early am

Allan Dowson

Goldcliff

Mon 18th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Spotted Redshank

Spotted Redshank,in virtually full breeding plumage now,was seen briefly from the second hide.Also 1f-Marsh Harrier and 1-Little Ringed Plover.Very quiet otherwise.11h30-14h45

Neville Davies

Rudry

Sun 17th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Tree Pipit

Tree Pipit displaying and calling, my first of the year.

Ed Stevens

Nedern

Sun 17th Apr 2022

Main sighting: Great white egret

Great white egret showing well on nedern, also red kite

Next event

May
26
Sun
2024
8:30 am Outdoor meeting Trellech Heaths @ Trellech Heaths
Outdoor meeting Trellech Heaths @ Trellech Heaths
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet at Ninewells Car Park  SO 51495 03853 at 08:30 Moderate 2-3 hour walk