• Migration news
    22nd April 2017

    Saw my first Common swift of the year over Goldcliff today and also present are two Spotted Redshanks on the lagoons in breeding plumage. A lovely surprise on the way back was a Common Crane circling over Red Farm Lagoons.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration news.
    19th April 2017

    The first Cuckoo was reported from Penny Lane Goldcliff yesterday and Sand MArtins and swallows continue to trickle through. Pied Flycatcher has been seen in one of the mountain locations and a Yellow Wagtail was reported yesterday from Llandegfedd Reservoir.

    Neville Davies
  • New picture
    1st April 2017

    Lovely picture of a Black Tailed Godwit on the main page.

    Neville Davies
  • Spoonbill update
    29th March 2017

    Still present as of yesterday now feeding in the marshy fields from Red Farm Hide, Goldcliff Road, Goldcliff.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration news
    26th March 2017

    A Spoonbill has been reported from the Goldcliff Lagoons Saturday 25th March.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration news
    23rd March 2017

    A Cattle Egret has been reported at Goldcliff this week. Today it was feeding in the field just past Nash village along Goldcliff Road.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration updates
    20th March 2017

    A Cattle Egret was reported from Red Farm Barn hide (Goldcliff) on 19th March mixing in with Little Egrets but getting chased away. A female Wheatear is showing well along the sea wall at the Goldcliff Lagoons.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration updates
    17th March 2017

    Had my first Ring Ouzel of the year yesterday morning down at Saltmarsh Lane, Goldcliff. He was feeding amongst the Hawthorns and making his way along. Brilliant, spring is certainly here.

    Neville Davies
  • Migration news.
    13th March 2017

    Migration is underway, Sand Martin, Swallow, Reed Warbler and Wheatear have all been sighted in Gwent and this morning I had my first Willow Warbler of the year.

    Neville Davies
  • New garden species.
    3rd March 2017

    A male Redpoll feeding on the black sunflowers was a new one for our garden list today.

    Neville Davies