Sightings

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

Simon James Bedford

Llandegfedd North Shore

Tue 30th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Goshawk

Ad male Goshawk putting up gulls .Also 4 common sandpiper 209+ bhg lbbgull hgull 2 gbbgull 37 cormorant 15 little egret 121 canada goose 1 lapwing 4 mippit 3 little grebe 8 grey heron red kite buzzard and single kingfisher

Roger Price

Peterstone Gout

Mon 29th Jul 2019

Main sighting: Oyster Catchers

Oystercatchers return, leaving behind rocks and clean sandy shores at the height of summer for Severn mud.(47 off).3 Black Tailed Godwits, 3 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew,111 Redshank,3 Ringed Plover,20 Dunlin,2 Common Sandpiper,75 Mallard,2 Heron,2 Lgrt,2 Cormorant.

Next event

Sep
28
Sat
2019
7:30 pm Wildlife in Spitsbergen – Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
Wildlife in Spitsbergen – Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Wildlife in Spitsbergen - Revisited @ Goytre Village Hall
This evening’s speaker, Al Venables, will take us to within 700 miles of the North Pole on this his second visit to Spitsbergen undertaken in 2017.