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Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Wed 22nd May 19, 04:21pm Sighting location: Cathedine.. Sighting date: 22/05/19
A Quail singing loudly in a barley field at the bottom of my garden early this morning - at times quite close. It kept singing until Andrew arrived, so good to share a rare event.There is no access to the field and frustratingly no chance of seeing the bird in amongst winter barley which is two foot high. Typically the singing has died off after late morning but may start again later this evening. Early morning and late evening/dusk being prime singing times.

Entry added by: Ron Troake on Mon 20th May 19, 07:34pm Sighting location: Llanidloes. Sighting date: 25/05/19
Gray wagtail nesting

Entry added by: Mark spirito on Mon 20th May 19, 07:07pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 20/05/19
Spotted Flycatchers now in woodland near Bronllys

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 15th May 19, 03:21pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 15/05/19
Greenshank and Yellow Wagtail on sailing club meadow. 2 Whitethroat singing at the pony field where I saw a Hairy Dragonfly.

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Tue 14th May 19, 09:58am Sighting location: Llyn Brianne. Sighting date: 13/05/19
Whilst I am in the habit of posting on here, I have a string of 20 nestboxes on the Brecknock shores of Llyn Brianne. Last year all the boxes were occupied, 11 of them by by Pied Flys. The mean number of youg produced was 6.1 per nest, quite outstanding given the altitude of more than 300 metres and the predominantly northerly facing aspect. I regularly find sitting females with other rings on them, some from Abergwesyn but also from the Dinas Gwenffrwd reserves. There almost seems to be a "high Elenydd" sub-population of Pied Flys because I never get any Dinas birds here at home which is the same sort of distance away. seems Redstarts seem adverse to nesting in boxes in sessile oak woods but there were two pairs in natural holes last year. I made the first visit this year testerday. Again all boxes are occupied, this time an even more satistactory 14 Pied Flys. Laying is going on at the moment with only two possibly on complete clutches. The height and aspect does make this a late site. I also watches a Tree pipit back onto its clutch of 5 eggs and fluked a Skylark with 4 eggs on the walk over the top back to the car. Coupled with a Pied Wag nest in a paint pot in the shepherding hut, it was a good afternoon., A pair of Mallard was on the reservoir nearby and a Common Sandpiper flew along the shoreline whilst I was walking between the boxes.

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Mon 13th May 19, 08:32pm Sighting location: Roman Camp, Trecastle . Sighting date: 12/05/19
My sources seem to be concentrating on one species at the moment. A Curlew heard at the roman camp above Trecastle.

Entry added by: Susanne Daum & Douglas Guse on Mon 13th May 19, 10:07am Sighting location: Crickhowell, below Table Mountain. (SO225202) Sighting date: 12/05/19
Calling cuckoo. Also a hare.

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Sun 12th May 19, 06:54pm Sighting location: Waen Rydd. Sighting date: 12/05/19
2 pairs of curlew; 3 singing Sedge Warlbers which is probably a fraction of what is there as I didn't venture off the footpath. .

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 11th May 19, 08:22pm Sighting location: This Dirion. (SO208333) Sighting date: 11/05/19
3 Dotterel still feeding by the path at 17:30 but between the fence line and trig point.

Entry added by: Chris Dyson on Sat 11th May 19, 01:21pm Sighting location: Black Mountains. Sighting date: 11/05/19
the 3 dotterel still in the same place on Twmpa, 2 females and 1 male feeding in an area well-manured by ponies next to the path when I left the site at 8.15 am.