Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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  • Cuckoo, Common Crane, and even more Warblers

    A few great sightings over the last week on the reserve, including a Cuckoo on Friday, and Reed warbler , Sedge warbler , and Lesser whitethroat towards the end of the week. Also a Common crane was spotted flying over Goldcliff way twice, which is most...
  • Blackcaps, Wheatears and Redstarts

    Blackcaps, Wheatears and Redstarts. This morning, if you walked from the car park to the visitor centre you may well have been greeted with the pleasantries of Blackcaps Sylvia atricapilla . In fact, one visitor did question the call, saying it was...
  • Recent sightings 25 March to 1 April

    Things are getting louder! Spring is a time for new sightings but also new sounds. The familiar sound of the Cetti’s Warbler has been ever increasing, even with the visitor centre doors shut they can be heard “shouting” at each other...
  • Recent sightings 17 to 24 March

    A few headlines about the bird activity here at Newport Wetlands over the last week: Avocets. Lapwings and Redshanks (and other waders) are starting to pair up down at the Goldcliff end of the reserve (call in to the Visitor Centre for a map if you’re...
  • Busy Buzzy Bumblebees

    What a beautiful weekend we’ve just had! I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I did. I spent Sunday afternoon lying in a park in central London soaking up the sun and watching the ring-necked parakeets squabbling and squawking, which was great fun...
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