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Home Sightings

Sightings

Keith Jones

Sunday, 29 June 2003

Llandegfedd Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Visited the northern shore of Llandegfedd Reservoir, the early evening of 28th June, didn'st walk much nursing a knee injury from Birding on Monday. Spent about 50 minutes at the feeding station My wife, and I were rewarded by the presence of 18 species
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Chris Jones

Saturday, 28 June 2003

GLWR Goldcliff

Main Sighting:
Goldcliff lagoons this morning. 3 imm Spoonbill, 6 Avocets [4 chicks flying around the lagoons], 12 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Common Sandpipers, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 1st summer imm Little Gull.
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Keith Roylance

Thursday, 26 June 2003

Cwmbran

Main Sighting:
Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker feeding for 15mins+ at Peanut feeder in garden at Coed Eva, Cwmbran. second sighting this week. Other garden visitors are the usual Greenfinch, Chaffinch, House Sparrow, Blackbird, - all with juveniles.Blue & Great Tit. Male & Female Bullfinch regular to a ground feeder. Three juvenile Magpies playing havoc with Hanging Baskets - pulling out and discarding the moss, also pulling off petals from surfinia flowers..
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Robert M PRICE, BLACKWOOD

Wednesday, 25 June 2003

Newbridge

Main Sighting:
21/06/03 While waiting for my children to finish swimming I noticed a single cormorant drying its wings on top of one of the floodlights near the Trecelyn Viaduct Newbridge. Also I seen a single cormorant flying south along the sirhowy river north of the Rock&Fountain pub Blackwood. During last Autumn I also observed three gooseander on the same river.
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John O'Sullivan

Wednesday, 25 June 2003

Ynysyfro Reservoir

Main Sighting:
Y.R sunday 24th. Bar headed goose, 3 canada geese, two great crsted grebes, otherwise quiet.
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john o'sullivan

Monday, 23 June 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
covered from uskmouth to saltmarsh lane then goldcliff lagoons,no sign of spoonbills. Good mumbers of L.R.P.(goldcliff and saltmarsh),Little egrets(small no'ss at all sites) , cettis warblers seemingly every where in suitable habitat, also one briefly flying down lane in front of bike.The avocets remain at goldcliff also one black tailed godwit,one dunlin.
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John Bennett

Monday, 23 June 2003

GLWR Goldcliff

Main Sighting:
3 Spoonbill at Goldcliff lagoons early am on Sunday(22-06-03)which flew off after being disturbed by the farmer rounding up the sheep.
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Keith Jones

Sunday, 22 June 2003

GLWR Uskmouth

Main Sighting:
Visited Uskmouth early afternoon of 21.6.03. Walked from Power Station entrance along lagoons, up Saltmarsh Lane, taking the footpaths to emerge just beyond Redhouse Farm. At Uskmouth no trace of the Whooper Swan which I haven'st seen this month, but); insert into sightings values (
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Eddie Wang

Wednesday, 18 June 2003

GLWR Goldcliff

Main Sighting:
18.6.03 - Goldcliff Pools 0900-0945 Just a quick visit before 'smisty rain stopped play's 3 Spoonbill, 2 Little Egret, good numbers of waders including 4 Black-tailed Godwit, ~60 Dunlin, Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Redshank, Lapwing
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Darren Hughes

Tuesday, 17 June 2003

Gwent

Main Sighting:
7.15am just watched a Hobby soaring high over my garden feeding, prey item House Martin.It dropped its head in the garden!!
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