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: Andrew King on Tue 21st February 17, 09:58pm
Sighting location: Llangasty at dusk. Sighting date: 21/02/17
Single Black-tailed Godwit with the Lapwing flock that Nicky reported earlier, and 2GWE & 3 Little Egrets. Also 3 male Pintail on the Church flood, and just one Snipe visible. Gull roost: 200 Herring Gull, 490 LBBGull, 1600 B-H Gulls and 2 Common Gulls.
Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 21st February 17, 09:54pm
Sighting location: Sennybridge area. Sighting date: 18/02/17
Over the weekend.............11 Jack Snipe (county record) & 85 C Snipe flushed, a Little Owl at a new site, pr Reed Bunting, 29 Red Kite soaring together pre-roost, Stonechat (3 & 1 at two sites).
Entry added by: Bob and Gwil Griffiths on Tue 21st February 17, 05:10pm
Sighting location: South Brecs. Sighting date: 21/02/17
A grey, misty day with drizzle. Several Song Thrushes in good voice near Carn yr Arian - the Dipper at its nest near Ystradfellta. A flock of a dozen Chaffinches in Cwm Llia. At Pentre Naboth just west of Mynydd Illtyd, a flock of some 400 Chaffinches ground feeding in a field ( we failed to find any Brambling amongst these) - a Sparrow Hawk in close proximity. A singing Skylark on Mynydd Illtyd.
Entry added by: Nicky Davies on Tue 21st February 17, 03:37pm
Sighting location: Llangasty (Point Field). (SO135262) Sighting date: 21/02/17
78 Lapwing, 2 little egret, 2 curlew, 2 Reed bunting, 2 Pairs Great spotted woodpeckers drumming (3 birds seen)
Entry added by: LM-Ames on Mon 20th February 17, 06:14am
Sighting location: spread eagle fishery. Sighting date: 18/02/17
solitary oyster catcher flew past calling. as an aside,loads of frogspawn on valentines day!
Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sun 19th February 17, 07:59pm
Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 19/02/17
Drake Scoter out in the middle. Other ducks included duck Scaup, 3 Pintails, 34 Goldeneye, 14 Goosanders and 6 Pochard. In Point Field behind Church 118 Lapwings, 21 Snipe and 4 Curlew. 2 Little and 1 Great Egrets, a pair of Stonechats and 2 Red-legged Partridges.
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 8th February 17, 09:54pm
Sighting location: Forest Lodge / Twyn Dylluan-ddu / Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 08/02/17
A loop from Forest Lodge around the base of Twyn Dylluan-ddu added a couple of birds to my winter "Tarrell Valley" list with a fly over Peregrine and (at long last) a Woodcock! A couple of interesting flocks of birds with 20 Magpie together on a barn roof at Blaenclyn and 7 Bullfinch (4m3f) feeding on ash keys. Other highlisgs included 12 Redwing, 3 Nuthatch and singles of Treecreeper, GS Woodpecker and Jay. Coming back over Mynydd Illtyd 16 Golden Plover were back in their usual roost and a Reed Bunting was on gorse.
Entry added by: Graham Motley on Wed 8th February 17, 06:50pm
Sighting location: near Bwlch. (SO161205) Sighting date: 08/02/17
Barn Owl over A40 near Bwlch at about 6:15pm this evening
Entry added by: Bob and Gwil Griffiths on Tue 7th February 17, 07:10pm
Sighting location: South Brecs. Sighting date: 07/02/17
Near Ystradfellta we had a fascinating ten minutes watching a pair of Dippers collecting moss and carrying it into a cavity in a horizontal branch overhanging the river. A Sparrow Hawk working along the road by Plas y gors, Cwm Llia. At Cantref reservoir a Dabchick and a Dipper.
Entry added by: Peter and barbara Jackson on Tue 7th February 17, 05:35pm
Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 7/2/17
42 golden plover on hillock between bogs settling down for the night and 11 redpoll flitting from tree to tree. 1 stonechat and a wren. turning around by the south cattle grid the last field on the right held C.200 fieldfare, largest flock we have seen this winter.