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Sightings

john aggleton

Tuesday, 26 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
25/8/2003 Goldcliff Pools 9.00am - 3 greenshank, 2 ruff, 2 knot, 35 black tailed godwit, 2 spotted flycatchers, 7 yellow wagtails including one blue headed wagtail, 3 whinchats
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Steve Butler

Wednesday, 27 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
27/8/03 GOBION 2 LITTLE EGRET 1SPARROWHAWK 1 HOBBY 12.30
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Keith Jones

Thursday, 28 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Visited Goldcliff early morning (28.8.03). Very good for waders, birds of note included: 5 Little Egret, 4 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 25 Shelduck, 29 Wigeon, 62 Mallard, 18 Teal, 2 Tufted Duck, 22 Moorhen, 7 Coot, 12 Ringed Plover, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Avocets, 14 Black Tailed Godwits, 40 Bar Tailed Godwits, 5 Greenshanks, 14 Common Redshanks, 4 Knot, 13 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Oystercatchers, 1 Common Snipe, 2 Little Stints, 224 Black Headed Gulls, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 16 Long tailed Tit, and 65 Goldfinch.
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Keith Jones

Thursday, 28 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Sorry an error in the Goldcliff count, there were 154 Black Tailed Godwits!
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John Bennett

Friday, 29 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
4 Common sandpipers,4 Greenshank and a ruff on the river Usk just south of Usk around shingle islands yesterday evening.
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Steve Butler

Friday, 29 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
29/8/03 1 HOBBY 2 GREENSANDPIPER 2 GREENSHANK 3 COMMONSANDPIPER 2 YELLOW WAGTAIL 8 GREY WAGTAIL 1 SPARROWHAWK 1 GREEN AND 1 GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER 2 LITTLE GREBE 11 GOOSANDER 5 MOORHEN ALL SEEN AT THE GOBION ABOUT 12.30
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Hadyn Jones

Saturday, 30 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
30/8/03-Collister Pill-9.30 a.m.. 10 Northern Wheatears,10 Yellow Wagtails,2 Tree Pipits, 2 Grey Wagtails,1 Lesser Whitethroat,5 Little Egrets, 8 Wigeon, 37 Oystercatchers,1 Green Sandpiper,1 Snipe,up to 450 Curlew.
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Chris Jones

Saturday, 30 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Goldcliff Lagoons - 30th Aug-03 - 4 Ruff, 2 Avocet, 9 Little Egret, 6 Greenshank, 4+ Tree Pipit, 300+ Black-tailed Godwit, 130 Knot, 300+ Dunlin and 100+ Ringed Plover.
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John O'Sullivan

Sunday, 31 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
At Ynys y fro on Friday two small falcons.One a female type Merlin (2nd record for me here)was stooped at by a 2nd bird not specifically identified.
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marc suller

Sunday, 31 August 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Goldcliff 30/08 High tide : 2 hobbies, 2 ruff, 4 snipe, numerous greenshank, knot, black-tailed godwit. From sea wall : excellent view of curlew sandpiper, 2 yellow wagtails, 2 sandling.
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