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Home Sightings

Sightings

Keith Jones

Wednesday, 12 February 2003

Caerleon

Main Sighting:
1 Chiffchaff in garden at Caerleon on 10th Feb
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jo'sullivan

Tuesday, 11 February 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
2 Wigeon and 2 Great crests at YR today.
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Adrian Hickman

Monday, 10 February 2003

Usk

Main Sighting:
9th Feb.Nice flock 27 Bewicks swans c3km S. of Usk near Llandowlais,viewable[just about!]from the main rd near a layby opp.Pencarreg Hse.Flock quite distant & partially obscured by trees but I eventually found a position where i could see the whole flock (No imms present)Also 5 herons,16 mute swans,20+ pied wags & a few `mipits` nearby.
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George Noakes

Monday, 10 February 2003

Bryn

Main Sighting:
10 February A brief visit to Gobion at midday : 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Little Grebes and 2 pairs of Goosanders at the Bryn, 20 Mallard and 11 Grey Herons on the oxbow.
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Keith Jones

Monday, 10 February 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Walked from Uskmouth to Nash 10.2.03, where I Logged 9 Little Egret, the tame Whooper Swan still present. On the foreshore at high tide: 67 Shelduck, 250 Mallard, 70 Teal, 528 Wigeon, 36 Pintail, 60 Grey Plover, 4 Oystercatcher, 125 Curlew, 40 Common Redshanks, 180 Knot, and 1380 Dunlin. 67 Tufted Duck, 1 female Goldeneye, 1 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail, 52 Coot, 4 Singing Cetti'ss Warbler, 2 male 1 female Stonechat, and 5 Reed Bunting on the lagoons.
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Marc

Monday, 10 February 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Sunday at 16.30 : Bittern flying over reeds to the East of the lighthouse at Uskmouth.
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Adrian Hickman

Friday, 07 February 2003

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting:
2/5/2003 Enjoyable afternoon at llandegfedd res.Very close views grazing Wigeon from the new hide(N.end],breeding plumage GC grebes displaying in entrance bay and superb Kingfisher just outside B.Hamar hide.Flock of 150 Lapwing in a field on NW side inc.1 leucistic bird.Flock accompanied by 30 BH Gulls which were very adept at stealing their food .In fact the Lapwings frequently gave up their meals with very little argument.Perhaps it`s easier to find another worm than to waste precious energy on being harassed by a persistent gull!
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Jeff Fisher

Friday, 07 February 2003

Llangorse Lake

Main Sighting:
Llangorse Lake - Thursday 6th February Male smew showing well close to the reed beds to the left of the car park at Llangasty church. Ruff on the little spit of land to the right, flew of toward Llangorse village. Report from a local bird watcher that a blck necked grebe had been showing well from the car park for several days. Regret that I could not confirm this sighting. Pleanty of wild fowl including 50 plus widgeon, 20 plus goldeneye (only three males), 12 shoveller, 3 pochard and plenty of tufted duck, teal and mallard.
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Jeff Fisher

Friday, 07 February 2003

Llangorse Lake

Main Sighting:
Llangorse Lake - Thursday 6th February Male smew showing well close to the reed beds to the left of the car park at Llangasty church. Ruff on the little spit of land to the right, flew of toward Llangorse village. Report from a local bird watcher that a blck necked grebe had been showing well from the car park for several days. Regret that I could not confirm this sighting. Pleanty of wild fowl including 50 plus widgeon, 20 plus goldeneye (only three males), 12 shoveller, 3 pochard and plenty of tufted duck, teal and mallard.
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Mal Jenkins

Wednesday, 05 February 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
Barn Owl hunting along the verge of the M4 at junction 29 (A48M) at 2345 last night.
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