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Sightings

Verity Picken

Ton, Llangybi

Sat 27th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Brambling

A female Brambling and 40 Linnets this morning.

Mike Wheeler

Castle Meadows, Abergavenny

Sat 27th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Sand Martins

First bird seen was a singing Blackcap, On the river, a pair of Goosander, a Kingfisher and two Sand Martins. Several chiffchaffs in full song. Later, returning to Pontypool, a Buzzard and a Red Kite close together.

graham thorne

Goldcliff

Thu 25th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Bean Goose

With John Marsh.BeanGoose ,Marsh Harrier,Canada Lapwing .Redshank.Gadwall.Shoveler,Dunlin ChiffChaff and GreenWoodpecker Greylag .Geese

Goldcliff with John Marsh.Marsh Harrier over Fields Bean Goose Tufted Duck Gadwall.Shoveler .Lot of Canada .Few Greylag .Chiffchaff and distant call of Green Woodpecker .Also Lapwing RedShank and distant flock of Dunlin

Chris Forster Brown

River Wye

Wed 24th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Blackcap

A walk along the Wye, north from Monmouth for a couple of miles. At least four chiffchaff singing and one (brief) blackcap. Two separate pairs of mandarin on the river.

Allan Dowson

Goldcliff

Wed 24th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Avocet

Avocet numbers are increasing.Today there were at least 75 Avocets mostly on the tidal area.10h00-11h45

Mark Davies

River Usk , Abergavenny

Wed 24th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Sand Martin

2 Sand Martin just above Llanfoist Bridge this afternoon
Sorry about spelling of Ouzel on previous post

Mark Davies

The Skirrid

Wed 24th Mar 2021

Main sighting: Ring Ousel

Male Ring Ousel just below the trig point

John Edwards

Rogerstone

Tue 23rd Mar 2021

Main sighting: Chiff chaff

Heard and saw first chiff chaff near river Ebbw

John Edwards

Rogerstone

Tue 23rd Mar 2021

Main sighting: Chiff chaff

First chiff chaff heard and seen near river Ebbw.

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Bedwas

Tue 23rd Mar 2021

Main sighting: Red KIte

Red Kite 1 Buzzard 4 Peregrine 3 and Raven 1

Graham Agg

Trellech Common Woods

Tue 23rd Mar 2021

Main sighting: Chiffchaff

Chiffchaff calling around midday in Trellech Common near Maryland.

Bob Potter

Nedern Brook, Caldicot

Tue 23rd Mar 2021

Main sighting: Sand Martins

Sand Martins (15) 0715hrs; Little Egret; Teal; Widgeon; Gadwall; Tufted Duck; Shelduck; Redshank; Coot; Moorhen; Greylag Goose (pr); Green Woodpecker; Greater Spotted Woodpecker; Chiffchaff.

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