Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Smitten with the Bittern and colourful waders

    Smitten with the Bittern and colourful waders This week I am asking for your help on a few topics. The first is related to wildlife sightings at Newport Wetlands. Lately we have received some sightings of bittern on the reserve which is great news...
  • Short-eared owls

    There have been some great sightings of birds of prey over the past view weeks, with the kestrel and marsh harrier often seen over the scrape, offering a great display to enjoy whilst having coffee and cake in the warm and cosy cafe! Another frequent...
  • Pirates Ahoy!

    It’s been a busy few weeks with the starlings providing some spectacular displays during November, but numbers have dwindled rapidly over the past few weeks, possibly due to the terrible weather. Despite flocks of up to 60,000 birds here at the...
  • Sniping on the scrape

    It’s been a very exciting week! A pair of Snipe has been seen on a daily basis wandering around the scrape. This is a surprising sight, given that it’s such a secretive species. Let’s hope they turn out to be a breeding pair that will...
  • Magical Merlins

    This week has been full of surprises as we’ve been enjoying some balmy weather as well as some unexpected but very welcome visitors! Going on an autumn ramble this week revealed a feast of great sightings, starting on the ‘wetlands experience’...
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