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Home Sightings


Bob Wright

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran

Main Sighting: Red Kites
Two kites seen soaring over north end of Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran at 4.30pm today. Seen from southbound A4042 so unable to pinpoint exact location.

Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 03 April 2018


Main Sighting: Swallows
3 short visits North and South end .No sign of you know what but 3 swallows on grass side of dam and 1 House Martin .6 GCGrebe 42 LBBG.2 GBBGull 3 Grey Heron 1 tufted duck 2 teal 18 Cormorant in full breedi g plumage with 4 other juvs .Guess at around 43 Canada Geese..Buzzard Raven Pied Wagtail and a pair of grey wags on dam .

John Bennett

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Goitre wharf

Main Sighting: Swallow
A Swallow at Goitre Wharf and a few Chiffchaffs and Siskin .

Roger Price

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Peterstone Sluice Farm

Main Sighting: Water Pipits
On the morning high tide: 6 Water Pipits in various states of transistion to summer plumage. 1 Skan. Rock Pipit, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 Wheatear. 33 Pintail, 57 Teal, 70 Shelduck, 14 Wigeon, 30 O.C., 1 Snipe. Cettis at road as usual.

Bernie Jones

Tuesday, 03 April 2018


Main Sighting: swallow
Single swallow flying north near Civic Centre at 07.40

Hadyn L Jones

Monday, 02 April 2018

Magor churchyard

Main Sighting: Hawfinch
Again Hawfinch present in Magor Churchyard with Greenfinches.

Blair Jones

Friday, 30 March 2018

Goldcliff Lagoon

Main Sighting: Spotted Redshank
1 x Spotted Redshank ,1 x Chiffchaff, 2 x Stone Chat, Black Tailed Godwits, 1 x Ruff,Curlew ( lots more on mudflats), good show of Redshanks and Avocets. 3 x Little Plover , 1 x Buzzard , 1 x Little Egret.

N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Friday, 30 March 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Egyptian goose
Egyptian goose flying over the lagoons at 0715 with other highlights including 2 chiffchaffs, reed bunting calling, 61 black tailed godwits, 11 lapwing, 12 curlew, 49 redshanks, 14 shoveler, 4 gadwall, 34 avocets (including 1 with red colour rings) and 105 more feeding on the mudflats, 6 oystercatchers, 1 grey plover, 37 shelduck, 1 lt egret, 11 ringed plovers, 2 greylag geese, 10 tufted ducks, 2 separate sand martins trough, 1 cettis calling, 1 ruff, stonechat, peregrine, pair of pochards, 1 lt grebe and 1 flyover snipe. A pair of gt black backed gulls and a heron were on the mudflats with a common porpoise out at sea.

Verity Picken

Friday, 30 March 2018

Ton, Llangybi

Main Sighting: Pheasant
Repeated fighting between a hen Pheasant and a squirrel under the feeders, the former chasing and pecking at the squirrel which turned and charged at the pheasant. Also a pair of Green Woodpeckers and still at least five Brambling.

Mike Warburton

Monday, 26 March 2018

Hatterall Ridge, Black Mountains

Main Sighting: Red Grouse
Single pair of Red Grouse in what is a very large expanse of ideal habitat that should hold so many more.