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Sightings

Darren Hughes

Thursday, 20 March 2003

Monmouth

Main Sighting:
Osprey north-east over Monmouth 11.10am 19th march
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Chris Jones

Wednesday, 19 March 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
At least 20 Little Egrets in the Saltmarsh Grasslands/Uskmouth Reedbeds area of the reserve from 16:30hrs. Also female Hen Harrier, Short-eared Owl, Cetti'ss bursting into song from all areas and absolutly stunning views of a Bittern wandering around in the recently cut areas of the new reed beds.
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G.T.Thorne risca

Wednesday, 19 March 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
19/03/03 7am Newhouse farm estate Chepstow.Cettis Warbler small burst of song.Same area as last year,will listen further.
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John Evans

Wednesday, 19 March 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
At least ten Cetti'ss Warblers heard or seen at Uskmouth this morning, plenty of Chiffchaffs in the area, several Water Rails heard, Little Egret flew over. Also, Reed Buntings very lively there this morning.
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John R Bennett

Wednesday, 19 March 2003

Wentwood

Main Sighting:
19th March at Sluice Farm(early am).One jack snipe,2+ snipe,2 wheatear and 2 good candidates for water pipits.Also 10+ rock/water pipits.On saturday(15th) there was a hen harrier hunting in Wentwood in the large clearing near Cadira Beeches and an egyptian goose at Llandegfedd reservoir.
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david price

Wednesday, 19 March 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
uskmouth-(5) chiff chaff, (1) hen harrier
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Keith Jones

Tuesday, 18 March 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Visited Uskmouth, Nash, the Levels, to Boat Lane on 17.3.03 reaching the shore 2 hours after high tide. A total of 56 species. On the lagoons 2 Raven, 1 Little Egret, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 81 Tufted Duck, 1 male Pochard, 5 Water Rail, 31 Coot, Chiffchaff, 17 singing Cetti'ss Warblers (my maxium count before was 14). On the Shore 45 Shelduck, 94 Mallard, 50 Wigeon, 10 Oystercatchers, and 12 Curlew. At Nash 22 Magpie together in a field. The levels had 3 Little Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 5 Water Rail, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Snipe 6 Lapwing, 2 Common Redshanks, 19 Curlew, 2 Mute Swan, 16 Mallard, 15 Teal, 3 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 8 Wigeon, 2 Tufted Duck, 4 Redwing, and 11 Fieldfare. Between Nash - Salt Marsh Lane, and first part of Goldcliff 56 House Sparrow were counted.
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Hadyn Jones

Sunday, 16 March 2003

Magor

Main Sighting:
This morning - 1 Blackcap singing(perhaps a summer visitor, or a winter visitor not yet left)+ 3 Chiffchaffs - Millfield Park area of Magor.
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Steven Butler John Davies

Sunday, 16 March 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
16/3/03 GWLR Goldcliff Lagoons AND Uskmouth 32 Redshank 72 Dunlin 1 Merlin 2 Skylark AtUskmouth reedbeds 1 Bittern 1 Short eared Owl 1 Kestrel 4 Little Egret 4 Little Grebe 2 Great Crested Grebe 14 Water Rail 11 Cetti'ssWarbler 7 Sand Martin 5 Chiffchaff 1 Snipe 1Pochard and on the Foreshore 105 Pintail 130 Shelduck 22 Wigeon 160 Curlew 3 Black tailed Godwit 17 Oystercatcher 1 Female Hen Harrier. John Davies saw a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker Flying over A40 AT Raglan All birds seen between the hours of 15.00 and 18.00
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G.T.Thorne Risca

Sunday, 16 March 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
13/03/03 Chiffchaff calling Mon Brec canal Gelli Ave Risca 16/03/03 Chiffchaff singing Mon brec canal Pontymister also another bird feeding on insects nearby.Moorhen sitting on nest Mon brec canal Gelli Ave Risca.
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