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Home Sightings

Sightings

N J Davies

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Golfcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Migrants
2 buzzards 3 stock doves pair kestrels reed bunting 2 skylarks juv black tailed godwit 5 knot 1 greenshank 11 chiffchaff and 1 willow warbler along hedge 4 lt egrets 1 cettis 1 sedge warbler 56 swallows with 1 house and 11 sand Martins 49 teal 7 redshank 1 snipe. Foreshore 2 avocet 4 gt b b gulls 76 curlew 34 oystetcatchers 48 shelduck. 100+ meadow pipit with 48 pied and 11 white wagtails 3 curlew sandpiper 1 juv and 1 as lt stints. Back at hide 1 hobby on in mud fem marsh harrier fem sparrowhawk 46 dunlin 33 ringed overs and single turnstone.
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John O’Sullivan

Friday, 14 September 2018

Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Hobbies
4 juv Curlew Sands and Marsh Harrier today but 3 if not 4 hobbies literally the stand out performers. A young bird and a first summer? where on the dried mud behind the island from the first hide. At one stage the first summer was stood on the dried mud in front of the first hide. Amazing views and superb photo opportunity.
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Roger Price

Friday, 14 September 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Pintail
On the morning tide: Pintail 40,Teal 12,Shoveler 15,Mallard 18,Wigeon 4, Blacktailed Godwit 15, Redshank c.110, Ringed Plover 22, Dunlin 70, Shelduck ? Heron, Lgrt, small Swallow passage East. Wildfowlers blast sends all birds out to sea etc.
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Gavin Vella

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Cardiff Bay

Main Sighting: BN Grebe
BNG still showing well late evening, viewed best from Ferry Road roundabout. Kingfisher, Cetti’s Warbler, Common Tern and highlight for me was a Grobber giving off a single reel in the corner shrub on the wasteland alongside what now is a travellers lodge
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chris west and digger

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: House martins
House martins, cormorant, 4 little egrets, swan and 3 signets, painted lady,buzzard.
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Blair Jones

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Marsh Harriers
Evening visit at low tide,Lagoon 1 - quiet main sighting -4 x Black Tailed Godwits. Lagoon 2 -dead. Lots of dragonflies. Lagoon 3 viewed from sea wall hide -2 x Buzzards ( including Bosprey), 2 x Greenshank, 2 x Ruff, 20 + Lapwing, 20+ ducks mix of Shovelers and Wigeon. 1 x Grey Heron, 2 x Whichat in front of the hide feeding in grass, 1 x Curlew, 2 x Canada Geese. 2 x Marsh Harriers ( 1 Adult female and I suspect the other is a juvenile). Mud Flats numbers of birds began to increase towards sunset - 200+ Curlews, 200+ shelduck, 60+ Oystercatchers, 30+ Black Headed Gulls.) Nice flock of Hirundines including Swallows, House/Sand Martins. Flock of Meadow Pipits and Yellow Wagtails. As sun went down Curlews, Black Tailed Godwits and Shelducks came in off the mud and landed in front of seawall hide on lagoon 3.
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scott larman

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Hobby
a hobby clear and excellent views over the lagoons and around the sea wall at 16:45 - this was also the only sighting as the bloody tractor was out cutting the grass in the middle of the lagoons so there was nothing else about
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Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

VARIOUS Gwent

Main Sighting: Hobby
Adult Hobby heading south at Gibraltar tunnels Monmouth Town waters at 1300 also this morning due to a kind tip off confirmation of the prescence of a pair of Barn Owls in the North of the county ...Cant wait til next spring for this one
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Simon James Bedford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Llanyrafon

Main Sighting: Hirundines
Huge flock of mixed hirundines gathering the last insects before their collosal journey south ..Way up around 1000ft ..at least 500 birds just now
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Iain Crawford

Sunday, 09 September 2018

Nash wetlands reserve

Main Sighting: Kingfisher
Kingfisher, hovering and catching supper, c20 gadwall
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