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Home Sightings

Sightings

Mike and Jackie Pointon

Friday, 25 May 2018

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Curlew Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper in full breeding plumage from Greenshank hide; also lots of chicks but no Lapwing or Oystercatcher chicks. A pair of Teal was unexpected Gadwall 2 Tufted Duck 6. Swallow 35 Whitethroat 1 Due the continuous rain visited the Greenshank hide only.
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allan dowson

Thursday, 24 May 2018

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: juveniles
A nice lot of juveniles around today.These are the totals of the ones I could see,no doubt there were more hidden away in the long grass. Redshank-10,Ringed Plover-2,Avocet-14,Oystercatcher-6.10h00-11h30.
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Chris and Julie West and digger.

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Oyster catchers
Pair of oyster catchers on stones,swifts(my first of the year),pair of creamy white mallards.
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John Lawton

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Uskmoiuth

Main Sighting: Juvenile BeardedTits
In addition to the Reed Buntings, Reed, Sedge and Cetti's Warblers in the reed beds it was heartening to see a pair of Juvenile Bearded Tits and in a separate area of the reserve a couple of adults. Linnets were seen among the brambles by the coastal path. Saw a large brown bird flying which on closer inspection turned out to be a Bittern, the first time I've actually seen it although I've heard it booming in the past. A lone Oystercatcher on the mudflats and several Shelduck distantly visible by the shoreline. A couple of Blackcaps singing along Perry Lane, a Cuckoo calling from Fish House Lane and the Lesser Whitethroat continues to call from the hedgerow opposite the visitor's centre car park.
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G T Thorne

Sunday, 20 May 2018

newport wetlands uskmouth

Main Sighting: cuckoo
2 cuckoo heard at opposite ends of reserve.also cettis warbler and reed warblers seen and heard along reed beds.at least 30 shelduck seen along foreshore by the lighthouse.Good view of male mute swan acting in aggressive manner towards another pair of mute swan as his female had small cygnets.
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Blair Jones

Sunday, 20 May 2018

Newport Wetlands Reserve

Main Sighting: Bittern
Bittern seen flying across the reserve. Sedge Warblers and Reed Buntings around the pontoons. White Throats in the hedgerows.
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clive silver

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Blackwood

Main Sighting: Swifts
First sighting of swifts,also first sighting of swallows.Bullfinches feeding On sunflower feeders
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Verity Picken

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Llangybi

Main Sighting: Hobby
Hobby and lots of Beautiful Demoiselles this evening.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Amendment
Dragonflies mating are Hairy Dragonfly not Southern Hawker which are too early. Great pic of them on @ecology_cymru
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: White Wagtail
Highlights included rooks, 2 chiffchaffs, 2 cettis, 8 swallows, 1 sand martin, blue tits with food for the young, 2 common whitethraots, lapwing, skylarks, avocets, oystercatchers, 14 dunlin, ringed plovers, 47 black-tailed godwits (no sign of the bar-tailed), redshanks, lt ringed plovers, numerous reed buntings, shelduck, 5 shoveler, 8 gadwall, 6 tufted ducks, 1 lt grebe, 4 swifts, spoonbill dropped in but left shortly after heading north-east, reed warbler singing, coot with chicks, 1 heron, bar-headed goose made an appearence, curlew, female wigeon on third lagoon and 1 white wagtail. Others: Holly blue, large white, small white, speckled wood and orange tip butterflies. 1 common porpoise out at sea and a pair of southern hawkers getting frisky.
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