Sunday, 22 February 2009
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Tuesday, 17 February 2009
Sunday, 15 February 2009
Then waited half an hour in the sunflower field for Barn Owl but it still didn't want to show.
Saturday, 14 February 2009
Friday, 13 February 2009
Thursday, 12 February 2009
Saturday, 7 February 2009
Sunday, 1 February 2009
At a loose end this evening.
January Highlights 09
3rd-Four Red Grouse and a Merlin on the Blorange Hen Harrier at Boat Lane Goldcliff Five + Water Pipits 20+Snipe and a count of 25 Golden Plover between Collister Pill and West Pill.
4th-15+ WAXWINGS at Tkmax carpark Newport also 80-100 reported on small trees in the car park of Newport Stadium.
20+ Water Pipits and a Rock Pipit at Peterstone. Also a Barn Owl hunting around the sunflower field at uskmouth.
5th- A single Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper at Gobion.25 WAXWINGS at Usk showed well. A Hen Harrier over the foreshore at Goldcliff and 19 Golden Plovers at Llanhennock.
6th-A Jack Snipe At Goldcliff Pools and a single WAXWING flying east over Ringland Estate Newport.
7th-3 Bewick Swans at Llandegfedd Reservoir WAXWINGS still at Usk and a Goshawk over the Village.
8th- Single Brambling in a garden at Landogo 2 Rock Pipits at Goldcliff Lagoons and 3 Short Eared Owls were seen at Waunafon Bog.
9th-A Marsh Harrier and Peregrine over Boat Lane Goldcliff.
10th-18 WAXWINGS Still in Usk but the Main highlights was a flock of 10 WOODLARK at Llanarth.
11th-WOODLARKS still showing well at Llanarth 23Goldeneye on river Usk at 17 Bewicks Swans in a field at Llanllowell.2 Water Pipits were seen at Peterstone Gout. Also a Med Gull and 2 Pintail at Llandegfedd Reservoir.
12th-The WOODLARKS still at Llanarth.
13th-WOODLARKS still at Llanarth and a Short Eared Owl at Waunafon Bog.
14th-2 Common Sandpipers and 3 Green Sandpipers were seen on the Usk at Caerleon
16th-A Spotted Redshank and Water Pipit at Goldcliff Pools.
17th-A Green Winged Teal (County First) was at Goldcliff Pools and a Water Pipit at Collister Pill.
18th and 19th - The Green Winged Teal Still at Goldcliff Pools
20th- Red Kites were seen at Gilwern, Wylie and Waunafon Bog. Also Short Eared owl and a Peregrine at Waunafon Bog.
22nd- 3 Short Eared Owls at Waunafon bog and a Hen Harrier seen flying over the A465 by Garnlydan Reservior.Highlight of the day was an Adult Glaucous Gull found late on at Goldcliff Pools. (First Adult since 1987).
23rd-4 Goldeneye were at Uskmouth and the Glaucous Gull still at Goldcliff also here was a Kittiwake flying over the Pools.
25th-Glaucous Gull at the Pools first thing the in fields off Chapel Road later on. A Green Sandpiper in the reen at the entrance to Uskmouth and 4 Red Grouse on the Blorange.
26th-4 Short Eared Owls 1 Hen Harrier and 1 Red Grouse were at Waunafon Bog.
27th-A Black Redstart was seen between Sudbrook and Caldicot Pill.20 Bewicks Swans in field west of St Brides.
30th-The Green Winged Teal put in an appearance again at Goldcliff Pools.
31st The Month ended with 2 Short Eared Owls at Waunafon bog a Marsh Harrier at Boat Lane Goldcliff.Also an adult GLAUCOUS GULL was seen at Magor Pill.