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Sightings

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Swans

I saw two swans yesterday from Sudbrook on the Severn but they were to far away to identify near the new bridge on the north side which could have included the Whooper seen today anyway they were on the Gloucester side

Chris Stone

Sudbrook

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Med gull Ad

Mediterranean gull was drifting down stream late pm – Wigeon 153 Black rock

Simon James Bedford

Blorenge Punchbowl and Pwll Ddu areas

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Various

20 brambling with chaffinch nr punchbowl .Merlin x2 in vicinity of Blorenge 3 kestrel fem sprawk 6 buzzard 4 red kite 40 plus fieldfare mippits Raven displaying .green woodpecker and 14 mistle thrush .

Keith Roylance

The Blorenge

Tue 22nd Oct 2019

Main sighting: Snow Bunting

Snow Bunting on The Blorenge.
Park in Foxhunter car park and take the path towards the Trig. Point. At 1:00 – 2:00 pm it was very close to the path and very (too) confiding.
Also Red Kite over.

Brin Richards

michaelston y fedw CF3 6XS

Mon 21st Oct 2019

Main sighting: White Stork

Disturbed by a neighbour on one of her ponds 1/4 mile from me. She rang me and while on the phone the stork flew around my lake a couple of times at low level,
We both have seen herons on hundreds of ocassions, this bird was larger and flew with v. long neck extended . Not like a heron. we both agreed that this was a stork. sorry no photo

Simon James Bedford

Various

Mon 21st Oct 2019

Main sighting: Fieldfare

200 fieldfare flying over Penyclawdd Church also another flock of fifty over Abergavenny and 200 Plus at pwll Ddu later in afternoon with a handfull of redwing .

Simon James Bedgord

Various

Mon 21st Oct 2019

Main sighting: Fieldfare

200 + flock of fieldfare over Penclawdd heading west plus 50 over abergavenny and another huge flick of 150 plus at pwll ddu .

Verity Picken

Wentwood

Sun 20th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Hawfinch

A single this afternoon.

Andrew & Janet Cormack

Wye Valley

Sun 20th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Goshawk

Goshawk being mobbed by carrion crows at Bigsweir Bridge about 3pm. Four cranes flying east over Cadora Woods (Glos.) at 11am were presumably over Gwent a few minutes earlier

Roger Price

Peterstone Gout

Sun 20th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Goshawk

On the morning tide with a northerly breeze at 6.5deg C : Curlew 4, Redshank 152, Blkwit 3, Knot 15, Dunlin 8, Grey Plover 3, Pintail 114, Shoveler 74, Wigeon 47, Teal 7, Lgrt 2, Cormorant, Sparrow Hawk. From the track back to the car park, a circling Kestrel headed off NE, closely followed by a Goshawk at lower elevation for approx 1/3rd of a mile. Small flocks of finches in the area.

Chris Dyson

Newport

Sat 19th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Barn owl

Flew over Nash road near Motorpoint and dropped down into waste ground at about 7pm

John Marsh

Fox hunter car park - Blorenge 4 Red Ki

Sat 19th Oct 2019

Main sighting: Red Kites

4 Red Kites flying towards Keepers pond at 11am.

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