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Roger Price

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Dunlin
Morning tide with strong southerly winds :c700 Dunlin, 270 Redshank, 16 Ringed Plover, 20 Curlew, 64 O.C.,3 Black Tailed Godwit, c 120 Pintail, 90 Shoveler, 40 Shelduck, 40 Wigeon, 25 Mallard, 18 Teal, 1 Heron, 1 Lgrt, 2 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swans, a group of 15 Blackbirds flew in,large flock of Chaffinch (c50), 1 Stonechat, small number of Fieldfares.
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Chris Stone

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Sudbrook/Blackrock/Passage wharf

Main Sighting: Short eared owl
Greenfinch c 60 + handful Goldfinches - Med gull Ad
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Paul Parker

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Grey Phalarope
14:45 Grey Phalarope in front of first hide, still present 14:55. Close to shore on hide side of lagoon. WSks5
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Geraint Williams

Monday, 12 November 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Peregrine and Marsh Harrier
Peregrine still parked on the island. Male Marsh Harrier came through at approx 1pm
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Peter Hopkins

Sunday, 11 November 2018

LH Bank of river Monnow. Approx 5 miles upstream of Monmouth.

Main Sighting: Buzzards
38 Buzzards counted in one field. The field had been heavily spread with slurry, cultivated and reseeded with grass seed. Grass now part grown. I would be interested to know if numbers like this had been recorded previously. It was after rain. I am guessing Earthworms were the attraction.
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N J Davies

Monday, 12 November 2018

Mamhilad Pontypool

Main Sighting: Little Owl
2 pellets found in Mamhilad Park Estate grounds.
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Dan Webb Andrew Strong

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Wigeon
800 wigeon on the marshy grass between Goldcliff and Boat Lane. At the Lagoons, 3 Water Pipit, large flock of linnets, pied wags, 3 stonechat, 12 skylark, snipe, teal, shoveler, sparrowhawk, 3 ringed plover, 300+ lapwing over sea wall
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N J Davies

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Cefn Hengoed

Main Sighting: Merlin
Merlin just shot through over the fields.
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Hadyn Jones

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Collister Saltmarsh

Main Sighting: Dark bellied Brent Goose
2 D B Brent Geese at edge of saltmarsh at Collister plus the waders as reported on Twitter.
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Blair Jones

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Winter Thrushes
Further to my previous post in addition to the Pallid Swift. Fieldfares in their hundreds ( estimated at least 300+)not as many Redwings but they are present in large numbers. Lapwing flocks are getting quite large 200+, notably at Becs a flock of 80 Redshanks flew in but exited quickly due to the Peregrine parked on the island. Wigeon 30 +, Teal 10+, Shelduck 20 +, Pied Wagtails 20+, Meadow Pipits 20+, Linnets 10+ ( Water and Rock Pipits seen by others). Buzzard x1, Dunlins 30+, Grey Plovers x 2, Little Egret x 2, Curlews 50+, Little Stints x2 ( on Monks early on with Curlew). Carrion Crows 6 +, Starlings 30+, Mute Swan x 1. Canada Geese 40+, Greylag Geese 8.
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