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Home Sightings

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.
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Simon James Bedford

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Llandegfedd

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 .
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John Bennett

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Goitre wharf

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

Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Newport

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

Monday, 02 April 2018

Magor churchyard

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