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Home Sightings

Sightings

Chris Stone

Monday, 08 October 2018

Blackrock

Main Sighting: Merlin fem
Also Chiffchaff in song. Not a member of GOS as still member of group where I came from.
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Kevin Dupé

Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons, Newport Wetlands NNR

Main Sighting: Disturbance
There will be some disturbance on Tuesday afternoon when we do our monthly salinity checks of the lagoons and also check the electric fence. This will be done either side of low-tide between 13:30hrs and 15:30hrs. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Llangua

Main Sighting: Dipper
One adult dipper, two little grebes
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Llanrothal

Main Sighting: Buzzard
Buzzard, greater spotted woodpecker, 30 goldfinches in maize field
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Blair Jones

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting: Wagtails and Mipits
A short bird watch from the dam wall.4 x Pied Wagtails, 2 x Grey Wagtails, 4 x Wheatear, 10 x Linnets and 6 x Goldfinches, 10 x Meadow Pipits. Dabchick, Black Headed Gull , Grey Heron and Cormorants. Jay heard in the wood and several Carrion Crows.
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Andrew Strong Dan Webb

Saturday, 06 October 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Meadow Pipits
Late afternoon. Grey Wagtail and kingfisher in first drainage channel. Large flock of 80+ meadow Pipits, skylarks, goldfinches, 38 teal, 10 Curlew, Marsh harrier, 4 Stonechat, 30 Oystercatchers on shore with one black tailed Godwit, Great Black Back, Common Gull, 20 dunlin, 54 Shelduck, Snipe in dried up lagoon, back to first lagoon late on and 18 Lapwing, small flock of dunlin with 2 ringed Plover and Little Stint.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 06 October 2018

Hengoed

Main Sighting: Redwing
My first of the autumn redwings, passing over and calling 1948hrs. Two heard so far...
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Allan Dowson

Saturday, 06 October 2018

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: Merlin
Long views of a female Merlin sitting on a fence post.Also a male and juv./female Marsh Harriers,one of the very pale Buzzards was also in evidence.No other birders present today,surprising as it is a saturday! 13h00-15h00
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David Adams

Friday, 05 October 2018

Monmouth

Main Sighting: Little Egret
Just after 10 am there was Little Egret fishing on shaolbar below the Wye Bridge in Monmouth.
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Rob Stratton

Friday, 05 October 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Little stint
Pale morph buzzard eating young rabbit from first hide. Mostly quiet until sea wall hide: Curlew 15+, Magpie, Teal x15+, lapwing 30ish, Little stint x1, Dunlin 2, curlew sandpiper x1, Shelducks, Bh gull, Grey plover x1, Redshank x1, Shoveler, Marsh Harrier (f), Little egret. Over sea wall Heron, Mallard. Birds spooked: great sight of little stint flying, twisting and turning with flock of lapwing.
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