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Entry added by: Steve Jones on Sun 4th June 17, 10:20am Sighting location: Abergwesyn Common, Carnau etc.. Sighting date: 03/06/17
Bird survey on Abergwesyn Common north of Coed Trallwm - isolated area! Disappointing number of birds other than the ubiquitous Skylarks & Pipits. A few Whinchat and Reed Bunting on the lower slopes. A single Snipe flushed near summit of Bryn Rhudd that didnt go far. Evidence of Grouse (droppings) on Waun Nant y Gath but desperate amounts of heather. Great Black backed gull there on a sheep carcass also. In the deep and very isolated Cedni valley there were more birds including Whinchats, Wheatear, Stonechats with young, Grey Wagtails, Heron and on Nant Gewyn adjacent to the forestry nice to see a Dipper. A pair of Crossbills near the old farmstead at Pen cae and a Redstart singing in the plantation with a couple of Tree Pipits

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Fri 2nd June 17, 07:44pm Sighting location: Deepest Elenydd. (SN838685) Sighting date: 02/06/17
I'm sure this is ex-county but I'm not sure how to otherwise get the record into the system. A pair of Dunlin with a nest with 4 eggs on 25/05/2017 had at least one young today. Flip of a difficult place to get to though......

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Fri 2nd June 17, 05:37pm Sighting location: Upper Senni valley. Sighting date: 02/06/17
Breeding proven for Willow Tit with a family party with at least 1 dependent fledgling. A singing male at a second site. Also a pair of Tree Pipit carrying food and a minimum of 6 Pied Flycatcher territories (NY at two). A credible report of a Tree Sparrow visiting a well stocked feeder there will hopefully be backed up soon by photographic evidence. Another credible report of a Nightingale singing there in the late 1950's or early 1960s will be harder to verify.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 1st June 17, 10:36am Sighting location: Breconshire. Sighting date: 31/05/17
Many surveys/monitoring participated in recent weeks - Curlew, Golden Plover, Peregrines, generalist surveys of the Elenydd, BTO Breeding Bird Surveys, etc. Usual numbers really, although Tree Pipit numbers on one BBS square are the lowest for 22 years. Perhaps of more interest were two recent casualties, natural causes. A male Goshawk hit a Talgarth cottage window still grasping the fledgling Magpie it had taken milliseconds before - the Gos sent to PBMS for background toxicity testing. A Chiffchaff killed itself inside a Talgarth greenhouse - it carried a 'Madrid' metal leg-ring. Details awaited but the bird looks 'odd' so may ultimately go for DNA testing to establish 'ibericus' sub-species. Thanks to the finders for reporting those casualties.

Entry added by: Nicky Davies on Thu 1st June 17, 09:56am Sighting location: Hay-on-Wye. (SO230424) Sighting date: 30/05/17
Dunnock nest in dead ivy in my garden has produced three fledglings - all stretching their wings and not being very brave, ie going far from their nest!

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Wed 31st May 17, 11:56pm Sighting location: Coelbren. Sighting date: 31/05/17
Nightjar churring from 21:35. Also Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler and 3 Snipe drumming.

Entry added by: Nicky Davies on Wed 31st May 17, 08:09am Sighting location: Llangasty. (SO134259) Sighting date: 30/05/17
Tawny owl. Accidentally flushed the bird whilst walking along the hedgeline at Llangasty

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Tue 30th May 17, 09:39am Sighting location: Trallong Common. Sighting date: 29/05/17
A late evening visit to Trailing Common produced 2-3 singing male Yellowhammers. Unchanged since the Atlas but difficult to pin down there in the last couple of years. Also a small colony of Swifts at the top end of the Crai valley during Atlas work were found to be still hanging on with 3 seen. Flock of 29 Starling there also.

Entry added by: Ceri Jones on Sun 28th May 17, 07:24pm Sighting location: Cwm Claisfer. (SO145167) Sighting date: 28/05/17
Pied & Spotted Flycatcher, Wood Warbler, Redstart, Tree Pipit, Cuckoo, Peregrine, Red Kite & Stonechat seen on Glamorgan Bird Club field trip to Cwm Claisfer today

Entry added by: Rob Griffiths on Thu 25th May 17, 05:00pm Sighting location: C.C.G. and Talybont Res. Sighting date: 25/05/17
Early morning walk around C.C.G.highlights were at least 6 Tree Pipit territories, only 2 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 Kestrel, 2 Red Kite, Cuckoo and Peregrin heard, no Ring Ouzel but my legs cant make it to the tops these days. Later at Talybont Res, south end, 1 Little Egret, 1 G.C.Grebe sitting on eggs, 1 Greylag Goose and 3Teal.