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Home Sightings

Sightings

Nicholas Beswick

Friday, 05 April 2019

Hafod Farm, Brynmawr

Main Sighting: Brambling
Two male Bramblings this morning. 20 Herring Gulls feeding on remains of fodder beet.
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Ed Stevens

Friday, 05 April 2019

Caldicot playing fields

Main Sighting: Willow warbler
Mid afternoon singing willow warbler in trees on edge of sudbrook cricket club ground, caldicot.
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Graham Agg

Friday, 05 April 2019

The Narth

Main Sighting: Marsh Tit
Pair of Marsh Tit in scrub vegetation above Manor Brook.
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Simon James Bedford

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Blorenge

Main Sighting: Ring Ouzel
Ring Ouzel (2nd this yr ) fem wheatear .14 Stonechat 8 Skylark 11 mippit Sparrowhawk male all the corvids and a wandering Red Kite all pm between storms
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Simon James Bedford

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Whitelye Catbrook

Main Sighting: Barn Swallow
Swallow .Single bird battling against the snow this morning headibg NE..surreal to say the least
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Andrew Strong

Thursday, 04 April 2019

Poland

Main Sighting: Curlew
A curlew ringed at Uskmouth in December 2015 was sighted at Trzyrzecze in Poland on 24th March. It was also seen breeding there in April 2018.
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N J Davies / Blair Jones

Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Also seen of note
To add to Blair's notes, 4 little grebes also seen,buzzard at the entrance, 32 ringed plover (minus the one the merlin had) and with the 8 swallows we counted two separate groups of sand martins (103 and 83 birds), dropping down to feed between the showers....
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Blair Jones and Neville Davies

Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Merlin and Hirundines
Watched a female Merlin chase and take a Ringed Plover. More on my blog later. 100+ Sand Martins over Priors Lagoon and Swallows also dropped in. Avocets were in good numbers and lots of Shelducks. Flock of Ringed Plovers came in just before high tide. Curlews 30+ on Monks. Female Kestrel hunting as I left.
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Kevin Wood

Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Brynmawr ponds

Main Sighting: Swallows
2 Swallows over machine pond, also Heard Chiffchaff and saw both Blackcap and Willow Warbler, must have been a shock to the system as they were greeted with snow showers.
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Nicholas Beswick

Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Bryn Bach Park

Main Sighting: Sand Martin
Flock of 20 Sand Martins hawking over the lake in between snow showers. Beastly weather for our spring visitors!
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