Wednesday, 28 April 2010


Nipped up to Llandegfedd Res after work for this after it was seen earlier with another.Couldn't find the other but this flew off high over the dam as i arrived.There have been a few reported recently passing through lr.Always not stopping long.

Sunday, 25 April 2010

Barrow Gurney

Nipped over it Barrow Gurney to see this.And nice it was.

Best of today's activities were 5 Grasshopper Warblers and a Cuckoo at Uskmouth.

Saturday, 24 April 2010

Back To Birds

Picked up a few nice species today.Excellent views of Lesser Pecker with bins.The photo does not do it justice.Well sharpened,cropped and highlighted.

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

UK First

Today at about 8:30am

Monday, 19 April 2010

A Few New

Checked Out Goldcliff Pools Minnets and Slade Woods also the Wet Field.Highlights of the weekend were, 2 Gannet, 1 Lrp, 1 House Martin, 1 Gropper and 1 Yellow Wag.
Nearly Tripped over this guy staking out a 3ftx2ft Pool in Slade Woods.
Mega on the Wet Field
And Migration Watch continues from the Balcony
Also managed to add the Mega to my Garden List.

Monday, 12 April 2010

Visited a few sites on the weekend where the best birds were a pair of Garganey at Goldcliff Pools and a Yellowhammer in the Bassaleg area.

Also done a bit of Raptor Spotting from the Garden.Buzzard,Sparrow Hawk and best of all Red Kite which drifted east through the valley.

View from the Raptor Watch Point.

Friday, 9 April 2010

Gone Again

No sign of the GWE this evening around Saltmarsh Lane or Goldcliff Pools.Highlight at the pools were 3 Whimbrel that flew in had a feed then carried on there journey.

Thursday, 8 April 2010

The Wandering Egret

Back in Gwent but for how long.Brief visit to the pools produced 1 Golden Plover 5 White Wags and 1 Green Sand.

Monday, 5 April 2010

Exciting Times

Highlights of the Bank Holiday were this

And This

and 9 White Wags at Goldcliff Pill.Also bumped into the birding biker at Uskmouth.See Here