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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 13th November 19, 05:29pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 13/11/19
The Ferruginous Duck was back at the lake today to the left of the hide but close in to the reeds. Managed to get a photo of one leg that does not appear to have any rings. The female Scaup was still in front of the hide and there was an increased number of Pochard with 6 drakes and 2 ducks.

Entry added by: Breconshire Orn Records Committee on Tue 12th November 19, 10:54pm Sighting location: Breconshire county. Sighting date: 12/11/19
………...announce that the 2018 'Breconshire Birds' Report will be published on 14th November. SEE HOME PAGE. It will be available through the local Brecon office of WTSWW from 15th November, priced £7. Copies will also be available for sale at the Welsh Ornithological Society Annual Conference on Saturday16th Nov, and other county sales outlets will be notified in due course.

Entry added by: Joyce Morgan-Gervis on Tue 12th November 19, 08:16pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 12/11/19
Barn owl on Ty-Mawr drive

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 12th November 19, 06:43pm Sighting location: Llangasty birdhide.. Sighting date: 12/11/19
Rewarding visit to the hide 3.30 - 4.50pm. Probable Black-necked Grebe off Ty Mawr Wood bobbing on the waves, head under wing - then lost it! Duck numbers good - 485 Tufteds (including a/the nasal-saddle 2nd cal yr male but distant), 8m Pochard, 40 Goldeneye, 11 Shoveler, 60+ Wigeon, 10 Gt-Cr Grebes. 2 Water Rail heard. Starling roost of 40-50000 birds in the reedbed towards the wall, but gave up counting them when I realised there was a pre-roost flight through them of 3000-4000 Redwing and 800-1000 Fieldfare all appearing to drop into Caeau Ty Mawr/Ty Mawr Fm or even the Allt beyond.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 12th November 19, 10:03am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 10/11/19
The nasal saddle Tufted Duck at Llangorse Lake on Sunday has been confirmed as coming from the same scheme as last autumns nasal saddled Tufted Duck at Saint Philbert de Grand Lieu in western France. Discussing the record with the ringer these sightings demonstrate an interesting migratory pattern adding to the data that now shows that Pochard and Tufted Duck breeding in western France winter in the UK. Please keep a look out for this bird and report any further sightings.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 12th November 19, 09:43am Sighting location: Pennorth. Sighting date: 10/11/19
Pure white House Sparrow in a hedge with flock of Sparrows/Chaffinch. Unable to get close enough as yet to determine if an albino or (more likely) leucistic.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 9th November 19, 08:17pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir Glasfynydd Forest / Sennybridge. Sighting date: 09/11/19
Two groups of 7 & 13 Crossbill, single Willow Tit in three areas and a Green Woodpecker were the highlights. 30 Red Kite together at Sennybridge.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 8th November 19, 10:44pm Sighting location: Various. Sighting date: 08/11/19
Many hundreds of Fieldfare moving about today, initially N then at dusk to the west eg 200 over Mynydd Troed at lunchtime, and 1000 west at last light over Brechfa Pool area. Also 260 Golden Plover restless over Mynydd Fforest.

Entry added by: John Harper on Wed 6th November 19, 07:07pm Sighting location: Crickhowell. Sighting date: 05/11/19
Driving home from The Begwns at about 1600h a flock of about 500 - 1000 Starlings flew west up the Usk Valley past Crickhowell. Helps answer the question of where the Starlings feed during the day

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 5th November 19, 05:46pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake / Brecon Beacons. Sighting date: 05/11/19
A White-fronted Goose was at Llangasty along with a drake Pintail and a Little Grebe. Also 4 Little and the GW Egret. 3 Stonechat were near the hide. Earlier in the day 2 Stonechat were at Storey Arms and 80 Fieldfare and a few Redwing were grounded around Corndu and Pen-y-Fan peaks with Red Grouse droppings found near by. A male Blackcap in my garden at lunchtime was a garden first.