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Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 18th August 19, 10:39am Sighting location: Warren Road, Brecon. Sighting date: 17/08/19
A short walk revealed good numbers of House Sparrows in two flocks - 180 on an old muck-heap, and another 40 in the margins of a wheat crop. Also 5-6 Swift flew south, and 40 H Martins caught insects in the lee of a wood.

Entry added by: Tony Ware on Thu 15th August 19, 12:26pm Sighting location: Dolymynach reservoir, Elan Valley. Sighting date: 15/08/19
An Osprey was present @ 9-30am this morning, for 10 mins before flying south.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 14th August 19, 11:22pm Sighting location: Pennorth. Sighting date: 14/08/19
An adult Hobby was on wires at Pennorth this afternoon being mobbed by hirundines.

Entry added by: Neil Farr on Tue 13th August 19, 10:18pm Sighting location: Llangorse lake and Llangasty-Talyllyn.. Sighting date: 13/08/19
This afternoon at Llangorse lake there was a juvenile yellow wagtail amongst some of the pied wagtails to the left of the crannog on the shore of the Acorn Outdoor Centre. Approximately 30 pied wagtails on the common and around the shores of the lake. At Llangasty-Talyllyn there were 11 lapwings, 2 little ringed plovers, 2 ringed plovers, a snipe flew west over the lake, Canada geese, 2 coots, robin, woodpigeon and a buzzard sat on a telegraph pole between Llangasty-Talyllyn and Cathedine. Hopefully people may see a hobby at Ty-mawr soon. A good walk.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 11th August 19, 11:13pm Sighting location: Pant Mawr. Sighting date: 11/08/19
2 churring Nightjars at the south end of Pant Mawr forestry this evening (churring between 21:05-21:15)

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 11th August 19, 08:24pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 11/08/19
Adult Osprey perched on a low alder on east bank 5pm - it flew about dropping to the water to wash, and then back high into a spruce. Presumably waiting for the low cloud to break over the Beacons before moving on south. Also 3 adult Gt Cr Grebe with 2 chicks, 29 Tufted Duck, 70 Mallard, 4 Goosander, Little Egret, 4 Herons, GBBGull, 11 LGrebe. Single Common and Green Sandpipers.

Entry added by: Mark spirito on Sun 11th August 19, 03:43pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 11/08/19
Hobby seen almost daily over Bronllys

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sat 10th August 19, 06:31pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir. Sighting date: 10/08/19
A juvenile Cuckoo was sat on the minor road near the dam, seen again later flushed by walkers in the same area. Nothing exceptional blown in by the overnight winds but 4 Common Sandpipers in the Usk inlet, Goosander, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Mallard, 12 Cormorant and a gulls from three species

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 10th August 19, 11:19am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 10/08/19
2 Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Ringed Plover (2 adults & 1 juv) were at Llangasty before the Canada Geese arrived including 2 Greylag. 4 Common Tern (3 adult & 1 juv) were being relentlessly harassed by the young BH Gulls. Also a Little Egret and Wigeon.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Tue 6th August 19, 08:05pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 06/08/19
Single Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Lapwing and two Snipe, but the Wood Sand did not show for me.