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Sightings

N J Davies / Blair Jones

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Sand Martin
Dusk visit 4pm-6.45pm) - Birds of note included pheasant, buzzard, 69 redshanks, 6 dunlin, 98 shoveler, 33 teal, a good count of 259 shelduck,28 lapwing, pair of kestrels hunting, 2 little ringed plovers, male tufted duck, pair of pintail, 1 sand martin over, 1 reed bunting, 1 common snipe, 38 wigeon, 15 avocet with the majority out on the saltings, 6 oystercatchers, 1 knot, 140 curlew, 124 black tailed godwits (many starting to get there breeding plumage), male sparrowhawk and a chiffchaff contact call. Cracking male wheatear by the sea wall on the rocks by the manure pile and flossy the glossy came in to roost at 1745hrs.
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Iain Crawford

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Whitebrook to Bigsweir

Main Sighting: Goosander
3f goosander, 5m 2f mandarins, cormorant, 2 buzzards
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N J Davies

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Golfcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Wheatear
Cracking male by seawall and on the rocks in the field.
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David Adams

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Monmouth

Main Sighting: Chiffchaff
My first Chiffchaff of the year seen and heard singing in four places in Monmouth this morning, including my own street - Spring is here!
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Allan Dowson

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

gobion

Main Sighting: Mandarin Ducks
2-Mandarins m+f,4-Goosanders 2m+2f,1-Red Kite,5-Sand Martins,2-Kingfishers and 4-Little Egrets.Also a Peacock b/fly.10h30-12h30.
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Mike and Jackie

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Goldeneye
A female Goldeneye on Prior's Lagoon Black=-tailed Godwit 10 Ringed Plover 3 LRP 1 Spotted Redshank 1 Gadwall 10 still good numbers of Shoveler and Wigeon White-fronted Geese 5
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Ruth Brown

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

The Bryn

Main Sighting: Sand Martin
2 Sand Martin, pr Oystercatchers looking established, Dead Swan under a pylon, otherwise the usual resident species.
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mark davies

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Blorenge

Main Sighting: Red Grouse
2 Red Grouse on Blorenge this morning plus several singing Skylarks
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Barry Embling, Hannah Daniels

Monday, 18 March 2019

Gobion

Main Sighting: Oystercatcher
gooseander, little egret 5,green sandpiper 3, oystercatcher 2 sand martin 12, common gull 2, kingfisher, chiffchaff, linnet
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mark davies

Monday, 18 March 2019

Llanwenarth

Main Sighting: Sand Martin
3 Sand Martins over the river this morning
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