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Home Sightings

Sightings

Nyree Preece

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Barn owl
The owl was heard from across the street in someones back garden across the street.
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Daniel Webb

Friday, 09 February 2018

Gwent

Main Sighting: Raptors
Sorry not a sighting. Just a note to anybody who finds a dead raptor in a fairly good condition. Please collect the carcass and email pbms@ceh.ac.uk. A box will be sent with return postage paid and they will investigate for secondary poisoning or other factors contributing to death.
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Chris Hatch and Colin Titcombe

Thursday, 08 February 2018

Magor Pill to Collister Pill

Main Sighting: Waders
Between Magor Pilll and Collister Pill AM: 1500+ Dunlin, 100+ Redshank, 20+ Grey Plover, 10+ Curlew, 1 Turnstone, 5 Little Egrets, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kestrel, 4 Buzzards. Flock of 500+ Fieldfares, Redwings and Starlings at Magor Pill Farm. On fields south of Undy 200+ Lapwings. Also, at Llanishen, flock of 12+ Lapwings. Red Kite at Trelech. Dead Barn Owl on road near site of old Wentwood Inn.
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Iain Crawford

Wednesday, 07 February 2018

Railway bridge, Monmouth.

Main Sighting: Black redstar
Male black redstart between viaduct and rail bridge. Flew across my path from molehills where it caught a worm, into cover. Like an elongated robin dipped in coal dust, and white flecks.
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Simon James Bedford

Monday, 05 February 2018

NWR

Main Sighting: Peregrine
Peregrine at far west end of reserve at uskmouth put up over 1500 Lapwing ( block count ) also 34 curlew Marsh Harrier 28 shelduck 4 cormorant 3 little egret 12 pochard 49 mallard 6 GBBGull 750 BHGull 18 Mute swan 8 canada geese 2 Water rail 1 heard 1 butt view walking into reeds by pontoon 12 L grebe 18 stonechat 14 Reed bunting 200+ dunlin on foreshore
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Susan Weatherhead

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Redhouse Barns, Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Common crane
Common crane with Canada geese from Redhouse barn hide.
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Grey Plover
Correction: Posting of 5th should read 6th.
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Roger Price

Monday, 05 February 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Grey Plover
A routine morning tide except 1.5 deg C. 120 Wigeon, 111 Shelduck , 105 Teal, 87 Pintail, 37 Mallard, zero Shoveler, 293 Redshank, 60 Dunlin, 16 Grey Plover, 2 Legret, 40 Linnet, 1 Grey Lag. Usual Curlew and Oyster Catchers.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Monday, 05 February 2018

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Avocet
High tide count: Avocet 15 (maybe more) Spotted Redshank 2 Greenshank 3 lots of Wigeon Teal and Shoveler Grey Plover 10 Curlew 90+ Oystercatcher 30 Ringed Plover 7 Turnstone 1. Also Field 100+ Redwing 50
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chris west and digger

Sunday, 04 February 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Peregrine
M Peregrine perched on tree stump,30 canada geese, great tit pair blue tit, white headed blackbird, 4 crows,red kite, buzzard, blackbirds.
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