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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 18th September 19, 07:27pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 18/09/19
Cream crown Marsh Harrier between Llangasty and Ty Mawr wood and later seen by Andrew King along western reed bed. May have gone to roost near the hide. Also a Reed Warbler at Llangasty car park, GW Egret on north shore, single Hobby and Little Egret.

Entry added by: Graham Evans on Wed 18th September 19, 12:50pm Sighting location: Llwyniago Farm Libanus. Sighting date: 18/09/19
Our final brood of 5 Swallow chicks has just fledged today - the latest date I have recorded in recent years. Overall they seem to have had a good year with multiple broods for several pairs. Numbers are thinning out now with peak daily counts of 20-30 birds including a few House Martins.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 17th September 19, 11:25am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 17/09/19
WeBS visit, first 'duck count' of the autumn/winter season this a/m. Best were 9 Gt Cr Grebe (the six LL-reared youngsters among them), 1 Gt Wh Egret & 2 L Egrets, 139 MSwan incl 7 cygnets, only 12 CGeese, 2 Wigeon, 3 Shoveler fems, 11 Gadwall, 30 Teal, 151 Mallard, male Mandarin on pontoons, 124 Coot, 2 Kingfisher. Also 2 Cettis heard in song, and 60 P Wagtails on the common counted while waiting for the fog to lift!

Entry added by: Martin Bell on Tue 17th September 19, 09:06am Sighting location: Llangors Lake. Sighting date: 15/09/19
Late news from Sunday (15th). Two hobbies hawking over readbeds, possible third bird on opposite side. At least 1 Marsh Tit in the tit flock between Llangasty and the hide

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 15th September 19, 07:59pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 15/09/19
3 Hobby hunting together, 110 Goldfinch in the pony field, 1 GW & 1 Little Egret, 4 Stonechat, 2 Cettis calling, 3 Yellow Wagtail in with the sheep, 3 Wigeon and 12 Gadwall. Two ringed swans Blue 7ILF & 7CTJ (She is 16 years old this year).

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sat 14th September 19, 03:33pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 14/09/19
Two Hobbies chased dragonflies over the Lake fringe below Ty Mawr meadows, and dived repeatedly on a large raptor, probably a Goshawk but too far away to be certain. One Hobby flew low over Llangasty car park.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 11th September 19, 05:16pm Sighting location: Brecon / Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/09/19
2 Peregrine on St Marys church tower and the remains of a Common Tern below. At Llangorse 1 GW Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Gadwall, 9 Teal, 2 Hobby, 2 Reed Warbler, 40 Goldfinch feeding on thistles, 1 Yellow Wagtail feeding around the ponies and 25 Linnet. A ringed juv Cormorant was at Llangasty but frustratingly the ring was just out of the range of my scope to read and a new ringed Mute Swan "Blue 7ILF".

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 10th September 19, 11:58pm Sighting location: Cwm Gwdi, N Beacons. Sighting date: 11/09/19
A short walk into the lower Beacons revealed 19 species. Best were steady stream of House Martins along the contour south-east, a very pale Buzzard, 6 juv Stonechats together on bracken, 5 Wheatear together above the bracken zone, and a Redstart in hawthorns.

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Tue 10th September 19, 03:48pm Sighting location: Cathedine. Sighting date: 09/09/19
I went out to the back of my house at 23.00 last night to lock the gates and I always carry a torch with me to shine a beam up into an Ash tree in the garden, just in case there's a Tawny Owl about. No luck with the Tawny, but as I lowered the beam onto my garden fence that backs onto a field, to my great surprise and pleasure a Barn Owl was perched there looking at me. It flew off and just drifted down to a lower field and disappeared - another great garden tick!

Entry added by: Graham Motley on Sun 8th September 19, 07:35pm Sighting location: Llangynidr. Sighting date: 08/09/19
looked out of my window at lunchtime and was surprised to see a Wheatear running about on my small front lawn - it stayed for about 10 minutes and then about an hour later I spotted it sitting on the roof of neighbours house. managed to get a few pics. Not a bird I would ever have imagined adding to my garden list. In the afternoon popped down to Llangorse - Hobby x2 feeding over western edge of lake and a single yellow wagtail with pied wagtails on the grassy area of common opposite main car park. Noted Andrew mention of the swifts in Brecon a couple of days ago - last Monday 2 Sep I saw two swifts in the same location - perhaps the same birds? Late breeders?