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Sightings

clive silver

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Blackwood

Main Sighting: Swifts
This year has been the best for swifts,normally we get 6 to 8 but this year we have seen about 12 to 14 flying very low between the houses.
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Bryn Burgess

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

YR

Main Sighting: Swifts
At least 40 Swifts over YR late pm
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Bryn Burgess

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

YR

Main Sighting: Swifts
At least 30 Swifts over YR late pm.
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Garry Smith and Paddy Sloan

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Wetlands - Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Spoonbill
As per Mikes observations, Spoonbill showing from new viewing platform towards hide 3
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John Lawton

Monday, 29 May 2017

Gann Estuary, Pembroke

Main Sighting: American Golden Plover
I know this isn't a Gwent Bird but being a bank holiday MEGA I'm sure there will be folks on here who will appreciate it being mentioned.
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Bryn Burgess

Monday, 29 May 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Good selection of waders including the summer plumaged Curlew Sandpiper, at least 8 Sanderling, and Turnstone in stunning plumage. Also Peregrine.
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allan dowson

Sunday, 28 May 2017

sluice farm

Main Sighting: Whimbrel
7-Whimbrels standing on fenceposts at high tide,10h00
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper and Turnstone in BP. Also: Water Vole, Common Blue and Small Copper. Bedwas Garden: Hummingbird Hawkmoth 2
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Roger Price

Sunday, 28 May 2017

Peterstone SF to the Gout.

Main Sighting: Seel with eel
On a cloudy but more sunny day at high tide: a seal bobing in the sea at SF seemed to be having trouble with a very large and long eel. A flock of about 50 gulls gathered at a respectfull distance. At SF a Cettis at the road and 2 Reed Buntings on the marsh;otherwise birds much as yesterday and 13 /14 Whimbrel still present. A total of 5 Reed Warbler probable territories counted to the Gout.
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Nigel Garside & Adrian Plant

Saturday, 27 May 2017

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Manx Shearwater
Two manx shearwaters down channel; a passing hobby and 6 high flying (moving) whimbrel. A loose flock of 14 swifts heading NE way out to sea. Harbour porpoise performing well today.
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