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Sunday, 10 April 2016


11th - Iceland Gull (juv) on the Marl playing fields -  from Channel View, south Cardiff [AGS]

11th - 2CY Little Gull & 6 Common Terns in Cardiff Bay - [PMH, JDW, AGS]

10th - Report of a drake Garganey at CBWR. [per JDW]

Osprey f/o Merthyr Mawr (9th) heading >W [DCB] & probably same bird 11th at Ogmore Est. [NPR]

1 comment:

Paul Roberts said...

Apparently an Osprey was seen at Kenfig on the 10th (Jeff Curtis). It looks like these sightings probably relate to one wandering individual.