Bob Griffiths - Short-eared Owl
Keith Noble - Peregrine
Keith Noble - Cormorant
Keith Noble - Iceland Gull
Mike Williams - Red Kite
Goshawk - Mike Warburton
Yellowhammer - Jeff Slocombe
Kingfisher - Mike Williams
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Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Thu 23rd March 17, 11:19am
Sighting location: Glasbury garden. Sighting date: 23/03/17
Finally excited to confirm today my partner's sighting over last couple of days of what he thought was a Hawfinch. Indeed it is - on the patio feeding on spilled sunflower hearts 5ft from the window !! Clearly it has been in the vicinity for at least 3 days now - a first for our garden.
Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Thu 23rd March 17, 07:18am
Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 23/03/17
G.S.Woodpecker drumming on electricity pole box outside house again this morning .
Entry added by: Simon Allen on Wed 22nd March 17, 09:24pm
Sighting location: Irfon valley upstream of Abergwesyn. Sighting date: 22/03/17
Stonechat x2 Wheatear x1
Entry added by: Brecknockbirds Admin on Wed 22nd March 17, 04:12pm
Sighting location: Brecknockbirds website. Sighting date: 22/03/17
It is hoped that the vast majority of images lost from the gallery due to a server failure in February have now been restored, however in doing so it appears that the wrong captions are now with a minority of images, or wrong images with captions. This is probably because the images have been uploaded in the last couple of weeks have the same filenames as ones recovered that were uploaded further back in the past. It should only have effected images uploaded in the last couple of weeks as behind the scenes there will effectively be 2 database records pointing to the same photo. If any of your photo's are affected and you would like them corrected please contact us to delete the image on the gallery then re-upload your images. From now on when you upload a new image, the system will check for a conflict and rename the image if necessary. We hope that makes sense and please accept our apologies for the inconvenience. Thank you.
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 22nd March 17, 04:04pm
Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 22/03/17
The Barnacle Geese are back with 15 in with 134 Canada's feeding in the north field where there were also 29 Curlew and 2 Oystercatcher. A Kingfisher was hunting along the northern edge and the female Scaup was with the Tufted Ducks. A shower brought in 8 Sand Martin and a Redshank was was first heard then spotted flying high doing a circuit of the lake before heading off north. A single Little Egret was in with the cattle.
Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Tue 21st March 17, 08:02pm
Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 21/03/17
Heard G.S.Woodpecker drumming outside house this morning . Bird on wooden electricity pole , but drumming on plastic / metal box halfway up it , which amplified the sound ! Fascinating to watch it drum , then stop and listen for a reply before having another go .
Entry added by: Keith Noble on Tue 21st March 17, 03:19pm
Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 21/03/17
A water-skimming Goshawk flushed 140 Teal from the western fringe. 15 Goldeneye included 2 drakes, the female Scaup was keeping company with one of the drakes among 14 Tufted Ducks. On SCM a pair of Pintails and in Rushy Field 25 Lapwings. One Little Egret, 22 Curlews and 87 Sand martins.
Entry added by: L.M-A on Tue 21st March 17, 08:01am
Sighting location: spread eagle fishery. Sighting date: 21/03/17
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 20th March 17, 10:12am
Sighting location: Brynich. Sighting date: 19/03/17
A Barn Owl was hunting along the A40 verge at Brynich at 9:15 last night.
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 18th March 17, 10:02pm
Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 18/03/17
Late WeBs count today gave a Green Sandpiper, 37 Snipe and a Mallard. Also around the western end of the common were 17 Skylark and 20 Mipit in song, 3 Reed Bunting, 3 Stonechat, and a pair of Wheatear. A second WeBs count of a small reservoir gave pairs of Mallard and trilling Little Grebe.