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Sightings

Michael Smart

St Brides, Usk estuary

Thu 21st Oct 2021

Main sighting: Curlews

Nice high tide wader roost on big tide this morning. 280 Oystercatchers, 25 Lapwings, 18 Ringed Plovers, 5 Grey Plovers, 7 Dunlin, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, 160 Curlews (two colour rings read) 1 Turnstone. Water at Goldcliff Lagoons too deep for Curlews.

mark davies

Llanwenarth

Thu 21st Oct 2021

Main sighting: Little Owl

2 Little Owls sunning themselves in the usual barn this morning

jon holmes

coed morgan

Wed 20th Oct 2021

Main sighting: swallow

? Last swallow of the season; unsurprisingly heading south.

Nicholas Beswick

Hafod Farm, Brynmawr

Tue 19th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Brambling

Male Brambling with Chaffinches under feeders

Eddie Wang

Peterstone Gout

Sun 17th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Spoonbill

1600-1645 – rising tide. Juvenile spoonbill roosting on the marsh before tide shifted to and it moved to the lagoon.

Christopher Reading

Rogerstone, Newport

Sun 17th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Grey Wagtail

A single Grey Wagtail on the edge of the canal at Rogerstone, just above Pont-y-Mason Lane.

Allan Dowson

Peterstone Gout

Thu 14th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Spoonbill

1-Spoonbill,also good numbers of Pintail and Oystercatchers.At least 284-Shelducks.13h45-14h45.

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Thu 14th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Merlin

Merlin hunting over Becs Jay 44 (flock of 42) Wheatear 1 Greenshank 1 Lapwing 124, good numbers of Teal and Shoveler, Gadwall 27. The bales are being collected.

Allan Dowson

peterstone gout

Mon 11th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Spoonbill

1-Spoonbill juv. still at Peterstone Gout this afternoon,15h45

David Hathaway

Hay Bluff

Mon 11th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Jack Snipt

Jack Snipe flew out of heather,beautiful yellow streak on back. 3 red kite(dont seem many of them up there} Plus usual ravens having great time flying the ridge

Ray Duggan

Cwmcarn pond

Mon 11th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Grebe

Little grebe on the pond at the scenic drive am

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Goldcliff Lagoons

Sun 10th Oct 2021

Main sighting: Great White Egret

WeBS count: Three GWE flew West over the seawall, seen from the first hide. Avocet 17 the only small wader was a Dunlin. Lots of duck and a flock of 57 Greylags. Meadow Pipit 50 Wheatear 1 Stonechat 8 Swallow 8

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2021
8:00 am CANCELLED : Allt-yr yn Nature Re... @ Fourteen Locks Car Park (£1 charge)
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