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Sightings

John Davies

Sunday, 27 April 2003

Abergavenny

Main Sighting:
Hobby flying over Abergavenny Town at 13.00 Hours 27/4/03
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Chris Jones

Saturday, 26 April 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Goldcliff early am 26th Apr - 1 adult Gannet upchannel at 07:15hrs. On the Lagoons the 2 Avocets remained along with 2 Knot, 35+ Whimbrel, 7 Bar-tailed Godwits and several Black-tailed Godwits. Also a single Greylag Goose. At Uskmouth reedbeds, several Cetti'ss Warblers, 1 of which, at the bottom of Farmfield Lane was showing exceptionally well.
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Keith Jones

Friday, 25 April 2003

Ynysyfro Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Visited Ynys y Fro Reservoir today for 15 minutes. Generally quite, although movements of about 24 Swallow, and about 18 House Martins. Also noticed on the north reservoir a single female Mallard, with just one chick, which may suggest a heavy toll of her brood.
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Darren Hughes

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Monmouth

Main Sighting:
Monmouth 6 SWift 4 House Martin 2 Yellow Wag 1 Sedge War 1Whincat
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Adrian Hickman

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Usk

Main Sighting:
USK 23April 3 SWIFTS & 6 on 24th
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Steven Butler

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Abergavenny

Main Sighting:
1 male siskin on feeder in garden Abergavenny 24/4/03
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G Noakes

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Abergavenny

Main Sighting:
24 April at the Castle Meadows Abergavenny: 2 Common Swifts and 1 Garden Warbler this afternoon.
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G.T.Thorne

Thursday, 24 April 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
H/Martins seen along M4/M48 evening of 23/04/03,the late arrvival has started.
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Darren Hughes

Wednesday, 23 April 2003

Monmouth

Main Sighting:
2 Swift over Monmouth 23rd @ 4.30pm
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Keith Jones

Wednesday, 23 April 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Visited Uskmouth lagoons this afternoon (23.4.03) which was particularly good for warblers, netting 8 types. These included 8 Cetti'ss Warblers, 5 Reed Warblers, 7 Sedge Warblers, 4 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warblers, singles of Common Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, and Blackcap. The latter birds were in song together in the same bush area, making good comparison. Also 5 Little Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 7 Little Egret, the Whooper Swan, 8 Mute Swan, with 2 on the nest, 36 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 13 Mallard, 2 Shelduck, 2 Raven, 3 Pheasant, and 2 Cuckoos. Also heard Whimbrel, but no trace by the time I reached the shore.
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