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Sightings

Nicholas Beswick

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Pen-y-Fan Pond

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Kingfisher; three Reed Buntings, two Redwings and two Mistle Thrushes around the margins. Buzzard calling.
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G T Thorne

Thursday, 16 November 2017

river ebbw risca

Main Sighting: Dipper
For Bird Ringer.The Dipper seen this morning by fire station had a ring on each leg rh seems to be red lh yellow unfortuante photo not very clear.The Dipper is seen a lot by this area
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N J Davies

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Red Farm Hide Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Ruff
Scanning from the roadside across the water saw 1 ruff, 1 common redshank, 1 little egret, 65 lapwing, 445 wigeon, 51 shoveler, 10 teal and a goldcrest in the bushes.
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N J Davies / Dan Webb

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Merlin
Good numbers of fieldfares, less redwings, party of 28 long tailed tits by the little bridge, 1 goldcrest, fem kestrel, 330 wigeon (one ringed bird), 508 lapwing, 1 ruff, 15 dunlin, 10 shelduck, 4 little egrets, 1 heron, 8 curlew, male and peregrine peregrines, pair of stonechats with a pair of wrens in the same blackthorn bush that protrudes from the reeds, only 15 snipe, 1 little stint showing well from hide 1, 31 shoveler, 104 teal, kingfisher, 51 common redshanks (no greenshank or spotted redshanks today), 1 water rail possibly 2 calling, 8 oystercatchers, 1 gt b b gull and a male merlin from 3rd hide. Cracking adult male marsh harrier along the sea wall, really smart adult.
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G T Thorne

Thursday, 16 November 2017

waunfawr park crosskeys

Main Sighting: Goosander
2 male and 3 female goosander seen along river ebbw 11.20am also good view of 2 dippers feeding by fire station stretch of river.
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Kevin Dupé

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons, Newport Wetlands NNR

Main Sighting: Disturbance today
This work will now be carried out at around 12pm til 1pm.
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Kevin Dupé

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Goldcliff Lagoons, Newport Wetlands NNR

Main Sighting: Disturbance today
Sorry for the short notice (our internet went down yesterday). There will be some disturbance today at Goldcliff Lagoons when we open the tidal flap and put in some sluice boards to control salinities and water levels. This will be between 10.30am and 11.30am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Little Stint
Little Stint with Dunlin flock feeding on far side of the island Monk's lagoon. Spotted Redshank 1 Turnstone 17 lots of Snipe and Wigeon, Marsh Harrier and good numbers of Fieldfare
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Nicholas Beswick

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Hafod Farm, Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Woodcock
One Woodcock over, up from Clydach Gorge at very last light. Yesterday, a flock of 100 Fieldfares and a few Redwings; Red Kite over; Treecreeper.
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John edwards

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Rogerstone

Main Sighting: Goosander
F Goosander on river Ebbw
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