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Home Sightings

Sightings

Kevin Hewitt

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Trefil

Main Sighting: Ring Ouzel
With the sun shining brightly I thought that I would visit Trefil to check out migrants and raptors, and was rewarded with a single Ring Ouzel, 4 Northern Wheatear, a pair of Peregrines, a couple of Red Kites and at least 8 Buzzards.
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Graham Agg

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Manor Wood, The Narth

Main Sighting: Willow Warbler
Single Willow Warbler singing along with Chiffchaff.
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John Edwards

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Rogerstone

Main Sighting: Red Kite
Red Kite being mobbed by a crow.
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David gibson

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Llanthewy road

Main Sighting: Red kite
Soaring above the church on junction of Spencer road headed over civic centre to a good height.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Firecrest
Firecrest male feeding in hedgerow near viewing screen also Chiffchaff 6 Redshank 118 Oystercatcher 40 Pintail 2 Wheatear 1
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Mike and Jackie Wheeler

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Abersychan

Main Sighting: Brambling
Lovely male Brambling on the feeder in our garden this lunchtime
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Saltmarsh Lane

Main Sighting: Bearded Tit
Apart from 1 chiffchaff and 2 cettis the area was devoid of other warblers or migrants. Looking over the mudflats we had 11 meadow pipits in off the sea and a bearded tit was pinging from the reeds behind us.
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N J Davies / Dan Webb / Andrew Strong

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Ring ouzel
Highlights included 1 chiffchaff, pheasant, 2 cettis, 1 common gull, skylarks, 17 dunlin only, 142 wigeon, 57 avocet, 10 ringed plovers, 12 gadwall, 48 redshanks, 2 herons, 4 cormorants, 54 black tailed godwits, 12 tufted ducks, 9 common pochards, 1 lt grebe, 1 lt egret, 10 greylag geese, peregrines, 3 buzzards and a goldcrest. A male ring ouzel was photographed by Blair Jones and shown to us at hide 3 he had photographed a little earlier by the derelict railway carriage, we relocated (we assume the same bird) from hide 2 on the central strip of grass flying back and forth and showing really well (11.45hrs (record shot on #gwentbirds
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Nicholas Beswick

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Blorenge

Main Sighting: Grey Heron
Grey Heron flying over the ridge, three Ravens riding the wind over the escarpment, two pairs of Red Grouse, Skylarks and Meadow Pipits displaying (flock of 18 pipits over heading north), one Wheatear. No owls!
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Nigel Garside and Roger Price

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Black Redstart and Wheatear
Male and 2 female Black Redstarts in summer plumage, still present on the rocky shore to the left of the Sluice, joined by a Wheatear. 90 Wigeon, 127 Shelduck ,4 Shoveler ,17 Pintail and 25 Dunlin downchannel, 9 Waterpipits over the fields, 1 Sparrowhawk. Reeds completely cut of reed and vegetation in time for the breeding season. No logic to it.
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