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Home Sightings

Sightings

Mike Rees

Monday, 07 May 2018

Goldcliff Lagoons

Main Sighting: Great White Egret
Great White Egret on northerly bank of Monk's Lagoon at 8.15am
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G T Thorne

Monday, 07 May 2018

mynydd manmoel

Main Sighting: pair stonechat
Male Stonechat calling from top of gorse bushes whilst f/male is observed taking food to nest site.Also in morning 1Pair of GC Grebe and 3 Litle Grebe at Ynysfro Reservoir.Several coot and at least 2 pair of tufted
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Chris and Julie West and digger.

Sunday, 06 May 2018

Oxbow the Bryn

Main Sighting: Spotted flycatcher
Fledged dipper,Spotted flycatcher,dozens of warblers singing in the sunshine,2 pairs swan, one intruder landed on river but was seen off by male,pair goosander,60 sand martins,little egret.
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Mike and Jackie Pointon

Monday, 07 May 2018

Newport Wetlands Goldcliff

Main Sighting: Sanderling
Sanderling 7 Knot 3 Bar-tailed Godwit 2 Black-tailed Godwit 50 Bar-headed Goose 2 Peregrine 1 male Red Kite 1 Lesser Whitethroat 2 Whitethroat 1 Reed Warbler 2 Black-headed Gull 10 Also Hairy Hawker 2, Large White 8 Orange Tip 12 Peacock 3 Brimstone and Holly Blue butterflies.
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Steve Williams

Saturday, 05 May 2018

Mynydd y Garn -fawr

Main Sighting: Red Grouse
A single Red Grouse along with a male Wheatear several singing Redstart, a Cuckoo, a female Reed Bunting, Meadow Pipit, Skylark, Redpoll, Linnet, Siskin and a Male Stonechat etc. etc.
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Nigel Garside

Sunday, 06 May 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Garganey
Male Garganey @ 10am.
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Mike & Jackie Wheeler

Sunday, 06 May 2018

Waunavon Bog

Main Sighting: Red Grouse
Further to the previous sighting, a single red grouse seen as well as the usual suspects!
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Nicholas Beswick

Sunday, 06 May 2018

Waunavon Bog

Main Sighting: Whinchat
A glorious sunny morning for a short visit. 24 species - highlights: Whinchat singing from post by cycle track, two male Wheatears, pair Stonechats, Reed Bunting, distant Red Grouse calling.
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Keith Roylance

Saturday, 05 May 2018

Lower Monnow Valley

Main Sighting: Whitethroat
The GOS walk this morning along the Lower Monnow Valley gave 39 bird species and a number of butterfly species. Birds were: Canada Goose, Mallard, Goosander, Pheasant, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Kestrel, Herring Gull, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Skylark, Swallow, Wren, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Goldcrest, Long-tailed Tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Goldfinch and Reed Bunting. Mammals - Grey Squirrel & Fox. Butterflies - Common Blue, Brimstone, Speckled Wood, Peacock, Orange Tip, Comma and Small White.
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Roger Price

Saturday, 05 May 2018

Peterstone Gout

Main Sighting: Jack Snipe
A late Jack Snipe dislodged by the rising tide from the inner marsh, was a surprise. Otherwise, 25 Whimbrel of which 10 took off and headed north inland, on their migration. 2 Heron, Cormorant, Wheatear, Cettis, Cuckoo, Linnet gathering nest material.
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