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Entry added by: Jerry Lewis on Thu 19th July 18, 12:44pm Sighting location: Crickhowell. Sighting date: 19/07/18
a decent group (by today's standards) of 25/30 Swift over western end of Crickhowell at midday

Entry added by: Peter Wright on Tue 17th July 18, 09:08pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 17/07/18
The walk to the bird hide produced the following sightings: 6 Linnet, 7 Goldfinch, 2 Reed Bunting, 2 Redstart (several others heard), 2 Blackcap, 7 Blue Tit, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Reed Warbler and 4 Siskin.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 12th July 18, 08:24pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 12/07/18
Brief visit to Llangasty 6pm - two broods of Moorhen (adults with 5 & at least 2 chicks), two broods of Coot (adults with 2 & 3), pr Wigeon, GC Grebe, 2 Lapwing still agitated at Crows, 159 adult MSwans, Reed Warbler in carpark. 150 Sand Martin settling on the reed fronds just west of carpark.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 6th July 18, 10:10pm Sighting location: Llangasty Point. Sighting date: 06/07/18
Single Greenshank.

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Fri 6th July 18, 08:54pm Sighting location: Sarnau Pools. Sighting date: 06/07/18
Hot weather really suits Dragonflies. Southern Hawkers emerged 2 July and today Brown Hawkers and Common Darters. Record numbers of Ringlets and Speckled Woods and fledged birds very active.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Fri 6th July 18, 06:17pm Sighting location: Brecon. (SO045289) Sighting date: 05/07/18
Family of 5 grey wagtails on the Honddu River

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 4th July 18, 09:52pm Sighting location: Hay Bluff. Sighting date: 04/07/18
Surely the best place to get great views of Hobby at the moment - up to 5 were hawking over the heather/bilberry for dragonflies and moths. A Large White butterfly was rejected after easily caught. I won't be claiming them as Brecknock birds as equally they could be coming in from Herefs, Rads or Gwent - several look like 2cy birds. Also Kestrel, Buzzard, 3 terrs incl a family of Wheatear and the usual upland species. A Wood Tiger (Moth) was the other highlight, lovely to see.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 4th July 18, 05:12pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 04/07/18
A pair of Wigeon at Llangasty are very early returning birds where they were joined by a drake Teal. Few more gulls around with 2 GBB, 18 LBB and 3 BHG. A single Oystercatcher was flying around and there were Mute Swan families with 5/5/2/2/1 cygnets on the water. Snow Goose was again in with the Barnacle Geese (for those interested 6 Snow Geese turned up on Skomer the same day as this one did at Llangorse and they too have stayed put, presumably ours is the same bird reported at Llyn Coed-y-Dinas, Montgomery, on 6.6.18. Presumably these birds all originate from the Farmoor Reservoir feral flock near Oxford, see http://blackaudibirding.blogspot.com/2017/03/feral-flock-14th-march-2017.html. On the "Going birding in Oxfordshire" blog 150 were reported at Farmoor on 25.1.18 and 93 on 1.4.18). The hide Blackbird is sitting on a second brood.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 2nd July 18, 12:33am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 01/07/18
Snow Goose on the Acorn field feeding with the Barnacle Geese. Greylag at Llangasty. Single Oystercatcher chick visible with an adult. 5 Mute Swan families of 5/3/3/1/1 on the water.

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Tue 26th June 18, 08:36pm Sighting location: Pantyllyn, Eppynt. Sighting date: 25/06/18
Good selection of upland birds including Skylark,Meadow Pipit,Redstart,Whinchat,Stonechat,Grey&Pied Wagtail,Raven, Red Kite,Buzzard as well as Blackheaded Gull and Mallard duck with 5 wellgrown young. But what a haven for Dragonflies! Receding water levels had exposed sun dried stones and damp water weed,perfect for these insects. Also giving easy viewing access to the whole perimeter of the Lake where hunting mating and ovipositing took place on the full circuit. Good numbers of the following Dragonflies- Four-spotted Chaser,Broad-bodied Chaser,Emperor,Blacktailed Skimmer and hundreds of Common Blue Damselflies.