Migration news22nd 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.
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.
New picture1st April 2017
Lovely picture of a Black Tailed Godwit on the main page.
Spoonbill update29th March 2017
Still present as of yesterday now feeding in the marshy fields from Red Farm Hide, Goldcliff Road, Goldcliff.
Migration news26th March 2017
A Spoonbill has been reported from the Goldcliff Lagoons Saturday 25th March.
Migration news23rd 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.
Migration updates20th 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.
Migration updates17th 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.
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.
New garden species.3rd March 2017
A male Redpoll feeding on the black sunflowers was a new one for our garden list today.