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Home Sightings

Sightings

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Spotted Redshank
Spotted Redshank 1 Greenshank 3 Ringed Plover 2 Curlew 10 lots of Wigeon Teal and Shoveler also Pochard 17 high count for the lagoons, Peregrine 1 Kestrel 1 Buzzard 4
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N J Davies

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Boat Lane, Goldcliff.

Main Sighting: Avocet
Chiffchaff contact call, cettis calling, 14 Canada geese, 4 mute swans, 2 lt egrets, 403 lapwing, 2 herons, female kestrel and 20 avocets on the foreshore.
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N J Davies

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Red Farm Hide Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Chiffchaff
Nice chiffchaff feeding and contact calling in front of the hide. Also of note, 46 Canada geese, 181 lapwing, 41 teal, 6 gadwall, 156 wigeon, 4 coot, 3 cormorants, 2 drake and 1 fem tufted ducks, common buzzard, skylark singing, 2 lt egrets, male peregrine chasing starlings, water rail calling, redwings, 4 shoveler and a male kestrel.
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Peterstone Sluice Farm

Main Sighting: Various
On the morning high tide: Shelduck 80, Wigeon 80, Teal 45,c220 Curlew, 30+ Redshank, (Via N.G. 1000 Dunlin and 7 Grey Plovers on the Saltmarsh),c 25 Meadow Pipit, 10 Water Pipit, 3 Skylark, pair of Stonechat, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush singing.
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Chris Hatch

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Cwmbran Boating Lake

Main Sighting: Water Rail
Report from Angela Hunt of NRW of a Water Rail at Cwmbran Boating Lake.
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G T Thorne

Monday, 19 February 2018

Risca

Main Sighting: Heron
Heron flying near river with nest material in beak
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Stephen John Doolan

Monday, 19 February 2018

Oasis Club car park

Main Sighting: Male Goosander
Lone Male Goosander on Afon Lywydd at 90.00am this morning.
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clive silver

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Goytre

Main Sighting: Tree Creeper
The sun was shining well at Goytre wood today.Birds seen, tree Creeper,song thrush,great tit,chaffinch,Jay,buzzards,crow,dunock,blue tit,robin,jackdaw, moorhen,
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chris west and digger

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Pochard
4 pochard,tufted duck, oyster catcher, 30 Canada geese, dunnock
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Merlin
60 species seen with highlights being siskins, pair of peregrines (hunting, aerial display), 70 wigeon with 600+ more on the mudflats, 3 pairs oystercatchers, 39 curlew, 1 BTO ringed Canada goose amongst the flock (1 body/feather remains by hide 2), 49 teal, 60 shoveler, 11 gadwall, 12 common snipe, 330 lapwing (feathers remains by platform), treecreeper in the hedge, 1st winter male sparrowhawk hunting, water rail calling (possibly 2 birds), 6 dunlin, female kestrel, 2 gt black-backed gulls, 1 spotted redshank, 4 male and 1 fem tufted ducks, 4 drake common pochards, female merlin hunting twice, 2 pairs stonechats, 23 common redshanks, 3 greenshanks, pied wagtail in full song, 14 greylags, 3 herons, 1 lt egret, reed bunting, stock dove, goldcrest and a kingfisher. On the mudflats was 16 avocets and 4 grey plovers.
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