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.


Iain Crawford


Fri 23rd Jul 2021

Main sighting: Swifts

25 swifts, 4 ravens, buzzard, 2 gsw, green woodpecker, a jay and a stock dove.

B Thomas


Fri 23rd Jul 2021

Main sighting: Wood Sandpiper

Wood Sandpiper from hide 2

Adrian & Charlotte Edwards


Sun 18th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Nightjars

went back to “Gavin’s spot” from earlier walks – reckoning weather would be good for them – started churring and flapping about 10pm; saw 3 (1 hovering kestrel-like just overhead) , heard 5 (2 more on the walk back) probably; also heard woodcock patrolling.

Verity Picken

River Usk

Sun 18th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Little Ringed Plover

Picnic breakfast beside the Usk this morning. Lapwing, LRP, 4 Common Sands, Mandarin and Goosander young, Little Egret, Little Grebe, 3 Kingfishers, Yellow Wag, 8 Grey Wags, Sand Martin colony still active. Trout jumping. Heaving with dragonflies and butterflies including Marbled White. What a river!

Allan Dowson

Peterstone Gout

Sun 18th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Shelduck

Pretty quiet apart from three separate families of with 6-juvs. one with 4-juvs.and one with 8-juvs.All ducklings roughly 35% adult size.12h00-12h50

Graham Agg

The Narth

Sun 18th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Red Kite

Mature Red Kite circling over The Narth today and also on 17th July.

Thomas Hamilton

Neddern Valley

Sat 17th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Great White Egret

x2 Great White Egrets are now amongst the large flock of Little Egrets, along with roughly x10 Grey Herons. The flock was viewable in a boggy field just off of Church Road, close to the M48.

Ed Stevens

Neddern valley

Fri 16th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Great white egret

Great white egret in flock of 80 plus little egret and 20 plus grey heron in nedern valley

Allan Dowson

gray hill,wentwood

Thu 15th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Nightjar

Nightjar heard but not seen near to first house from car park.21h50

Chris Hatch


Thu 15th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Little Egrets

81 Little Egrets with 19 Grey Herons at Nedern. All feeding on tadpoles in what remains of the water.

Andy Smith

Nedern Flood Meadows

Wed 14th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Little Egrets

Large number of little egrets 50+ all gathered in one area with 14 grey herons.

Neville James Davies

Goldcliff Lagoons

Tue 13th Jul 2021

Main sighting: Sand Martins

Afternoon visit: Hide 2 – reed warbler singing, 73 lapwing, 25 dunlin, 1 lt egret, linnets, 94 black-headed gulls with 5 juvs mixed in, 6 ringed plovers, 2 little ringed plovers, green woodpecker calling, pheasant, gt spotted woodpecker flying and 1 heron. Seawall – 6 sand martins over the lagoon, on the saltmarsh, 52 curlew, 118 shelduck and 32 oystercatchers with a single starling on the seawall itself. Hide three – reed bunting, skylarks and a little grebe. Near the car park, goldcrest, chiffchaff family group and common whitethroat contact call. Other: Tawny owl pellet, gatekeepers and meadow browns, 1 red admiral, possible comma and an emperor dragonfly.