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Anthony Swann3

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Goldcliff3

Main Sighting: Ignore osprey
When I got back I reviewed images and it was the white buzzard - apologies
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Simon James Bedford

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons Seawall Hide

Main Sighting: Greenshank
05:00 onwards 1 Greenshank 5 snipe 21 Curlew 16 Yellow Wagtail 3 Grey Heron8 Little Egret 16 Pied /White wagtail 64 Dunlin ( another 51 on middle lagoon ) 100 + Sand martin early and another swathe of 80+ at 10:39 3 Buzzard ( inc white one one Hay Bale all morning) 18 BHGull Swallow 8 Redshank 6 Teal 2 pair Kestrel Fem. sprawk 68 Canada Geese 7 Greylag geese (OH) Mallard 12 Redshank Goldfinch 30 1 BLackwit 1 Oystercatcher Foreshore 140+ Dunlin 18 Oystercatcher 4 GBBGULL 61 Curlew 24 Shelduck Fm Marsh harrier Juv Peregrine and Red Kite high up over low water mark . 14 yellow wag with mippits on shoreline .( same group as on lagoon ) also LBBGull Linnet and single Rock pipit
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Anthony Swann

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Juvenile Osprey
At 13,30 from Curlew hide the osprey was sat on a hay bale.
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Penallt, railway line

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Kingfisher,2 gsw, grey wagtail, 2 buzzards, jay
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Ed stevens

Saturday, 04 August 2018

Sudbrook

Main Sighting: Waders
This afternoon at sudbrook flock of 145 black-tailed godwit feeding including one colour ringed bird with yellow ring above knee and blue below on left leg and orange above blue on right both above knee
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 04 August 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Whinchats
Good to see Blare this morning (check out his photos on twitter of today's dunlin). Water levels incredibly low, soon be seeing wilderbeast and zebras I think? Excellent morning with 3 whinchats seen on the hay bales, 1 reed warbler heard, 1 chiffchaff contact call, 1 whitethroat, 120 dunlin of which 28 were juvs (all Shinzi), 1 ruff, curlew, 14 ringed plovers, 28 redshanks, 1 greenshank, red kite seen with a 2nd about 20 minutes later, 14 herons, 1 stunning juv black-tailed godwit, 4 snipe, skylarks, yellow wagtails probably in the region of 20 birds, good passage of house and sand martins, swallows, 8 lt egrets, 2 juv kestrels, 28 teal, green woodpecker yaffling, ad fem peregrine giving the lapwing some exercise, ad fem white wagtail with 3 other males/juvs also, fem marsh ahrrier, 5 buzzards including the almost white bird, 1 common sandpiper, kingfisher and 3 willow warblers. 35 oystercatchers from the sea wall. OTHER: Speckled woods, small whites, 2 meadow browns, 3 gatekeepers, 1 red admiral and 1 clouded yellow.
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Blair Jones

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Goldlciff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Stoats
Highlight today was a pair od Stoats near the sea wall hide. The waters continue to evaporate and badly need some water. Nice flock of Dunlins (about 60)coubnted from my pics. Black Tailed Godwits including a juvenile. 1 Greenshank at Lagoon 1 early on. Good flock of Lapwings (88 + counted from pic of flock). 5 Buzzards , Red Kite , Peregrine and a female Marsh Harrier (at distance). Yellow, White and Pieds Wagatils ( Dan Webb, Nev Davies and Andt Strong - re the White). At least 2 Whichats seen. Lots of Hirundines making an appearance. A number of Curlews at the Lagoons (I saw 5 in the mroning and more out on the mudflats). 2 Common snipe seen at Lagoon 1 near the sluice).Herons and Little Egrets remain in good numbers.
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Chris + Theresa Stone

Friday, 03 August 2018

Goldcliffe

Main Sighting: Various
Further to sighting of Teal on the 30th July fitted with a nasal band at above site, have had a reply, bird was apparently ringed in Normandy last February, this is the first sighting since. Chris/Theresa Stone.
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Ed Stevens

Friday, 03 August 2018

Sudbrook

Main Sighting: Waders
This afternoon flock of 91 black-tailed godwit feeding on mudflats at sudbrook. Also 1 curlew, 1 dunlin and 2 oystercatchers.
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Kevin Wood

Thursday, 02 August 2018

Clytha National trust

Main Sighting: Goosander
2 Female Goosanders on river, also Grey Wagtail and Grey Heron. Very noisy Great Spotted Woodpecker and Green Woodpecker in nearby Wood, noted Buzzard overhead going into wood. Also several very noisy Jays.
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