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Home Sightings

Sightings

Blair Jones and Nicola Johns

Saturday, 02 June 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Common Crane
2 x Common Cranes. White Throat x 3, Goldfinches, Cormorant,Good flock of ringed plovers and Dunlins in good numbers 100+. Redshanks flocking at lagoon 1 x 30. Buzzard seen twice and on second occassion was seen with a chick. Peregrine seen (courtesy fo Nevs Scope )Avocets, Swifts and Swallows. Cranes flew off towards Redbarn.
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N J Davies

Saturday, 02 June 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Godwits
The 2 colour ringed cranes still present when I left at mid-day showing well from the first hide but update from Blair Jones it that they have flown off at 1448pm heading possibly towards Red Barn?. Also of note: 2 chiffchaffs, 2 common whitethroats, 1 cettis, lapwing, 7 black-tailed godwits, redshanks, 150 dunlin, shelduck, pair of teal and 2nd male, 2 lt egrets, lt ringed plover with half grown chick being harassed by oystercatcher, 12 gadwall, avocet (some of the chicks almost fully grown), ringed plovers, 3 pairs of skylarks, unusually 1 common snipe, 3 bar-tailed godwits dropped in from hide 2 around 1030am, shoveler, reed warbler singing, 2 herons and 4 tufteds. Ad male peregrine and a gt black-backed gull from the sea wall. Buzzard carrying a chick from the lagoons and a yellow wagtail calling overhead. Male kestrel hunting on way out and several small blues and 2 meadow brown butterflies.
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Lee davies

Saturday, 02 June 2018

Oakdale

Main Sighting: Swifts
Swifts are back using our house as a nest once again had confirmation this morning saw them go into the roof at 07.30
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N J Davies

Saturday, 02 June 2018

Golfcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Common crane
0610 the two ringed cranes feeding from hide 1.
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Trevor Russell

Friday, 01 June 2018

Monmouth garden

Main Sighting: Nuthatch
Newly-fledged Nuthatch (more than 1?) feeding upside down on peanuts. Interesting that their parents fed them on the adjacent sunflower hearts. Second brood this season.
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allan dowson

Thursday, 31 May 2018

goldcliff lagoons

Main Sighting: Knot
4-Knot in breeding plumage,2-Greenshanks,5-large Avocet juvs.4-Ringed Plover juvs.3-Oystercatcher juvs.no sign of the other 3 seen last week.9+Redshank juvs.and 1-Little Ringed Plover juv.very tiny.10h15-12h20
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Thomas Winstone

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Ebbw Vale

Main Sighting: Osprey
Osprey from Ebbw Vale to cwm mobbed by crows 10:00
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Neil Farr

Monday, 28 May 2018

Mynydd Llangatwg

Main Sighting: Male Kestrel and Lapwings
A good walk over the moors to Mynydd Llangatwg cairn/summit ( 520m ) this afternoon generated some fine birds. Heard a whinchat singing, saw two distant lapwings flying, five pairs of meadow pipits, four skylarks, male Kestrel, two red kites, two buzzards, swallow, a swift, six red dragonflies and a brimstone butterfly.
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allan dowson

Monday, 28 May 2018

newport wetlands

Main Sighting: pochard
Pochard with three juveniles from the hide.11h00
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Eddie Wang

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Greenshank
1640-1730 - rising tide. Lesser Whitethroat singing from hedges. Treecreeper family of 4, feeding in trees lining golf course (first time I've recorded them here!). Greenshank and 2 Whimbrel on the rising tide.
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