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Sightings

Stephen Berry

Cycle path Garndiffaith

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Pied Fycatcher

Pied Flycatcher male

Marcus John

Caldicot

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Garganey

Pair of Garganey present for 5th day on Nedern floods. View from ST483893

Marcus John

Caldicot

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Red Kite circling over Caldicot centre before heading off NE

Graham Agg

The Narth

Sat 11th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Red Kite

Pair of red Kite overhead this morning.

Stephen Berry

Cycle path Garndiffaith

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Goshawk

Goshawk

Jackie Huybs

Blaenavon

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: House Martin

Amazed to see a solitary House Martin rebuilding a nest under my neighbour’s eaves this evening. Have never seen one this early before.

Mark Davies

Abergavenny

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: House Martins

3 House Martins over the garden this morning

Chris Forster Brown

Mitchel Troy

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Butterflies

Some nice early season butterflies in lockdown garden – holly blue, brimstone, comma and orange tip. Swallow and house martin locally. Plenty of chiffchaff and blackcap but no willow warblers. Marsh tit regularly behind Pen y Clawdd farm (Dingestow)

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Mynydd Dimlaith

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Swallow

Swallows (2) our first of the year Chiffchaff 4 Willow Warbler 2 Blackcap 6 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1. Peacock and Orange-Tip butterflies.

Barry Stopgate

Rogiet

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Kestrei

Kestrel hovering over Ifton farm this morning before flying away to the east

Neville Davies

Cefn Hengoed

Fri 10th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Yellow Wagtail

Single yellow wagtail over the house this morning calling.

Mark Davies

River Usk , Abergavenny

Thu 9th Apr 2020

Main sighting: Common Sandpiper

One just above Llanfoist bridge – 1st of the year

Next event

May
22
Sat
2021
8:30 am Lower Monnow Valley @ on road by Osbaston School
Lower Monnow Valley @ on road by Osbaston School
May 22 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet John Coleman at 8:30 am on the road outside Osbaston School (SO507137, NP25 3PU) for an easy walk along farm tracks and road. Will we see Yellowhammer this year, once common they have been missing for a couple of years?Share this:TwitterFacebook