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Sightings

N J Davies / Blair Jones

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Hirundines
Blackcap 1, chiffchaff 1, common whitethroat 1, cormorants 4, skylarks, lapwing with single chick, 510 dunlin, redshanks (one with single chick), ringed plovers 15 (pair with single chick), reed warbler 1, black-tailed godwits 8, avocets (pair with single chick as well), 3 herons, 7 swallows, 2 pairs tufted ducks, female peregrine on sea wall, pair of marsh harriers hunting together, little egret (possible juv or non-breeding bird, no yellow feet), a good number of gadwall 31, 2 cuckoos near hide 1, 1 flying the other calling, 9 swifts over the sea wall, pair of wigeon and the garganey still present, single curlew, sedge warbler singing, 6 house martins 3 buzzards and a single greenshank flew over the sea wall also.
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Iain Crawford

Friday, 10 May 2019

The Bryn, Abergavenny

Main Sighting: Sand martins
200+ sand martins, red kite, buzzard, heron, goldfinch, m siskin, 2 collared doves, 30 jackdaws, 3 mallard, 3 pied wagtail
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Steve Williams

Friday, 10 May 2019

Garn Lakes Local Nature Reserve

Main Sighting: Grasshopper Warbler
One reeling Grasshopper Warbler at southern end of site, also Reed Bunting, Skylark and Whitethroat.
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Allan Hopkins

Monday, 06 May 2019

St Mary's Vale, Abergavenny

Main Sighting: Wood Warbler
Wood Warbler 5 singing males, Pied Flycatcher 1 male and female, Blackcap 10+ singing males, Willow Warblers, Chiff-chaffs, Redstarts, Treecreeper 3, Cuckoo 2, Mistle Thrush 3, Buzzard 1, plus lots of Nuthatch, GSpW and Green Woodpecker action
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Roger Price

Friday, 10 May 2019

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Sanderling
On the morning tide with a southerly wind: 5 Sanderling with a flock of c90 Dunlin also 6 Ringed Plover, a Black Tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 4 Oyster Catchers, 16 Mallard, 2 Shelduck, 2 Cormorant, 1 Heron.
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chris west and digger

Thursday, 09 May 2019

Llanover church

Main Sighting: Swift
4 swifts, 2 swallows,goldfinch pair.
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Graham Thomas Thorne

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Tesco Risca

Main Sighting: Swifts
Small number seen overhead and over river
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Roger Price

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Sluice Farm to Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Whimbrel
Whimbrel 45, (4 take off high,up channel ), Dunlin 20, Lgrt 7, 2 Wheatear. Probably just one pair of breeding Lapwing.
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Graham Thomas Thorne

Monday, 06 May 2019

waunfawr park risca River Ebbw

Main Sighting: Ducklings
1 female mallard with 10 ducklings and by the fire station female with 5 ducklings also small mixed flock of H/Martins and Swallows feeding over river
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Wayne Purchase

Monday, 06 May 2019

Saltmarsh Lane, Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Lapwing
also House Martins at last, and swifts.
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