Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands

Newport Wetlands
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Latest blog posts
  • Bittern Back on Board

    Recent sightings from 10 to 16 September 2018 The wetlands still attract quite a number of waders with Curlew, Oystercatcher and Black-tailed godwit amongst the regulars. There has been a big flock of the latter of around 70 or 80 on Sunday. Another...
  • Busy End of Summer Holidays

    Recent sightings from 27 August to 02 September 2018 The warblers put on another good show: Reed warbler, Sedge Warbler and Cetti’s warbler could all be seen right in front of the visitor centre. The mudflats regularly held vast numbers of Shelduck...
  • A Splash of Colour

    Recent sightings from 20 to 26 August 2018 The scrape right in front of our café offered some really nice sightings this week. Quite often you could see a Grey heron and a Little egret fishing there at the same time (while eating your own lunch...
  • Waders Well Worth Waiting For

    Recent sightings from 13 to 19 August 2018 It has gone a bit quiet in the reed beds with all the reed specialists having finished their breeding business. The warblers, reed buntings and bearded reedlings are still around, but can be even trickier...
  • Hiding in the Reeds

    Bearded Reedling Guided Walk – Wednesday 20 June 2018 Bearded reedlings are a bit like people – they like warm, sunny weather that’s still. Starting out at 07:30 on a day that was cold, damp, breezy and threatening rain from the west...
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