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George Noakes

Friday, 15 February 2002

Abergavenny

Main Sighting:
Sightings in the Abergavenny area this week: 15/02/2002 1 Little Egret, 4 Green Sandpipers, 2 Snipe and 17 Mute Swans at Gobion (Rob Moeller) 1 Ruff and 4 Golden Plovers with Lapwing flock in flooded fields near Llanellen (John Davies)
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George Noakes

Saturday, 09 February 2002

Goytre Wood

Main Sighting:
Saturday, February 9th 36 nest boxes have been put up this morning at the GOS reserve at Goytre wood by Alan Williams, Tim Griffiths, Steve Butler, John Davies, Tony White and myself. A quick visit to Llandegffed reservoir afterwards produced spectacular views of a hunting juvenile Peregrine. The Black-throated Diver was showing quite well, despite the choppy conditions, in the vicinity of the fish farm.
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John Wilson

Wednesday, 06 February 2002

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting:
Tues 6th Feb - Peterstone Gout - 12:30 - 13:30 high tide No waders or gulls at all!! 1 fem Merlin sitting on a tussock of spartina until it was surrounded by water. 250 Teal and a few Shoveler -&- Pintail and 2 Wigeon. Very quiet.
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Helen Jones -&- Phil Thompson

Sunday, 03 February 2002

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Uskmouth 3/2/2002 12:30-15:30 Little Grebe Great Cormorant Grey Heron Mute Swan Common Shelduck Eurasian Wigeon Mallard Northern Pintail Northern Shoveler Common Pochard Tufted Duck Hen Harrier Common Kestrel Common Pheasant Water Rail Eurasian Coot Eurasian Oystercatcher Northern Lapwing Common Snipe Eurasian Curlew Dunlin Eurasian Collared-dove Short-eared Owl Meadow Pipit Grey Wagtail Winter Wren Dunnock European Robin Common Stonechat Fieldfare Song Thrush Cetti'ss Warbler Long-tailed Tit Blue Tit Black-billed Magpie Eurasian Jackdaw Rook Common Starling Chaffinch European Goldfinch Reed Bunting
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Helen Jones -&- Phil T

Monday, 04 February 2002

Woodstock/Morgans Pools

Main Sighting:
Woodstock/Morgans Pools 3/2/2002 10:30-11:30 Mallard Common Buzzard Common Moorhen Black-headed Gull Wood Pigeon Great Spotted Woodpecker Grey Wagtail Winter Wren Dunnock European Robin Eurasian Blackbird Redwing Song Thrush Mistle Thrush Goldcrest Long-tailed Tit Coal Tit Great Tit Blue Tit Black-billed Magpie
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Helen Jones -&- Phil T

Monday, 04 February 2002

Ynysyfro Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Ynys Yfro 3/2/2002 9:30-10:10 Little Grebe Great Cormorant Mute Swan Mallard Common Pochard Tufted Duck Common Moorhen Eurasian Coot Great Black-backed Gull Black-headed Gull Meadow Pipit European Robin Eurasian Blackbird Song Thrush Long-tailed Tit Black-billed Magpie Carrion Crow European Greenfinch
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Darryl Spittle

Sunday, 03 February 2002

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Sunday 03 Feb 10:30-14:00 Uskmouth Lagoons 5 Short-eared Owl, 45 Golden Plover (flying west), 2 Goldeneye, 2 Pochard x Tufted hybrids and a minimum of 8 Stonechats.
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John Wilson

Monday, 21 January 2002

Ynysyfro Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Mon 20th Jan Adult Kittiwake at Ynys y Fro reservoirs. On the bank or path running around the left side of the lower res. bewteen 12:30 and 13:00 at least. Was visible from the car park when I arrived, but did go round into the invisible left arm too. Not a rarity but a year tick for many I would guess, and also unusual for the location. Also present: 18 Pochard, 26 Tufties, 1, poss 2 drake Shoveler, 6 Cormorant, 5 Little Grebe, 1 male Sparrowhawk. John
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Kevin and Liz Hewitt

Saturday, 19 January 2002

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Visited Uskmouth NR this afternoon and saw at least 4 Short-eared Owls at the east end of the reserve and a Merlin folowing the shoreline of the estuary low heading west, heard a Cetti'ss Warbler singing near the car park.
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Nigel Desmond

Saturday, 05 January 2002

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
uskmouth lagoons 11:00 5/1/02 Drake Ring Necked Duck showing well on first pool to left of lane from carpark. Also femaile goldeneye on pool by lighthouse.
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