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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 10th May 19, 06:16pm Sighting location: Rhos Dorian, Black Mountains. (SO203326) Sighting date: 10/05/19
On Twitter Ceri Jones reports, “3 Dotterel at approximately so 203326 this afternoon on Rhos Dirion, Powys close to point where gravel path running south west from trig point passes through a fence line.”

Entry added by: David Whitehead on Fri 10th May 19, 05:55pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 10/05/19
Off the point - 1 common tern, redshank, common sandpiper, 2 lapwing 2 oystercaters mating and gbbg In the garden male siskin feeding young and redstart in oak by river Llanfrynach

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 8th May 19, 07:02pm Sighting location: Scethrog & Hay. Sighting date: 07/05/19
A day with Long-tailed Tits. Yesterday morning during a WBBS walk up the Usk at Scethrog (by arrangement) I soon chanced upon a busy pair collecting food in riverside willows. Every two minutes they flew down to a low willow branch where 9 fledglings just left the nest were tightly lined up in a row; 4 tails one side, 5 the other. A different juv was fed at every visit. Also 5 C Sandpiper terrs, 5 female Goosanders but no broods, 2 Kingfisher one carrying food, 3 LEgret and single Oystercatcher. 18 singing Garden Warbler was a record count in >20 yrs here. In the evening on the Hay riverside walk another pair of LT Tits were watched gathering food - this time to serve ?number of tiny chicks in a classic nest constructed of lichen & cobwebs in dangling Ivy stems only 1 metre off the ground. A pair of Chaffinches were building a nest in ivy in a nearby tree. Yet more good reasons NOT to remove Ivy from trees!

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Wed 8th May 19, 05:36pm Sighting location: Glyntawe/Fan Hir. Sighting date: 07/05/19
A walk from Glyntawe covering the areas below the Fan Hir scarp yesterday found at least 16 Wheatear territories (16 males, 5 females). Other highlights were 3 Tree Pipit territories and 3 Redstart terr. and a calling Cuckoo. Was also pleased to find 2 Wood Warbler territories near the Tawe at Blaencar are still occupied (though no Pied Flycatchers were heard).

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 8th May 19, 03:08pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 08/05/19
A CITRINE WAGTAIL (probably a 1st summer male) was at Llangasty 12:05-12:30 but not seen since. Poor record shots will be added to the gallery later. If going to see please view responsibly from the car park / picnic area and do not approach the point as you will disturb breeding birds.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron & Andrew King on Wed 8th May 19, 11:31am Sighting location: Llangasty, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 08/05/19
15 Black Tern and 7 Common Tern.1 white Wagtail, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Oystercatcher and a pair of Canada’s with 6 goslings.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 6th May 19, 10:44pm Sighting location: South of Builth Wells. Sighting date: 06/05/19
4 Cuckoos calling, 3 Curlews and a Whinchat singing on Banc y Celyn

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 6th May 19, 08:03pm Sighting location: Cnwch Wood, Elan Valley. Sighting date: 06/05/19
9 Wood Warbler singing, 20 Pied Flycatcher in 13 territories, 2 Redstart singing, 2 Tree Pipit singing, 7 Willow Warbler singing, 6 Blackcap territories, 3 Nuthatch, 1 Dipper, 1 Grey Wagtal, 1 Redpoll, 1 GS Woodpecker plus another 12 species.

Entry added by: John Harper on Mon 6th May 19, 07:36pm Sighting location: East end of Mynydd Llangattock. Sighting date: 06/05/19
Cuckoo calling this afternoon at east end of Mynydd Llangattock, above Hafod Road.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 6th May 19, 07:11am Sighting location: Y Byddwn. Sighting date: 05/05/19
4 Goosander flew from the River Usk up over Y Byddwn before splitting into 2 groups of 2 and flying back to Usk in different directions.There was some shooting but not sure if there was a connection.