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Entry added by: Jerry Lewis on Thu 10th October 19, 01:11pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake - Llangasty. Sighting date: 10/10/19
Yellow-browed warbler caught and ringed this morning at 08.50. Released at the church.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 9th October 19, 05:23pm Sighting location: Tremynfa (Bwlch). Sighting date: 09/10/19
Along the narrow bracken paths on the hill - several MPipits and a Jack Snipe that dropped several times onto sections of path with dead bracken on it (presumably to get the best out of its cryptic plumage tones). Along the lanes - 8 Redwing, 2 Chiffchaffs, Red Kite, 6-8 Bullfinch, 6 Siskins east, Goldcrests, Mistle Thrush. 12 Red Admirals nectaring in the sun on Ivy flowers.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 9th October 19, 09:39am Sighting location: Y Byddwn, Groesffordd. Sighting date: 08/10/19
7 house martins feeding over woodland and either a hobby or peregrine flying towards Llangors lake at 4pm.

Entry added by: Nicholas Beswick on Tue 8th October 19, 06:06pm Sighting location: Mynydd Llangatwg. (SO204138) Sighting date: 08/10/19
Ringtail Hen Harrier hunting near old Brynmawr reservoir, disappeared across border into Brecknock.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 7th October 19, 07:09pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 07/10/19
5pm. No sign of the Ferruginous Duck. 2 male Pochards and 44 Tufted Duck off the western lilypads. Also 2 LEgrets, 1GW Egret, 20 GC Grebe, 260 Canada Geese numbers increasing again, and with them on a rock at Llangasty Point a dark-bellied Brent Goose. 200 Starling and 80+ Pied Wagtail gathering to roost.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 6th October 19, 12:47pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake / Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 06/10/19
Drake Ferruginous Duck with 38 Tufted and a Pochard at western end of lake. Also the GW Egret and 14 Mistle Thrush. 10 Golden Plover back on Mynydd Illtyd.

Entry added by: GrahamEvans on Sun 6th October 19, 08:12am Sighting location: Approx 1 mile south west of Brecon on A470. Sighting date: 05/10/19
large movement of 100+ House Martins approx 1 mile south of Brecon to the side of the A470 at 5pm. Second group of 20-30 Martins a little bit further south.

Entry added by: John Edwards on Sat 5th October 19, 03:10pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 05/10/19
Pied Wagtail in adult winter plumage but pale yellow not white face, on near shore.

Entry added by: John Edwards on Sat 5th October 19, 02:45pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 05/10/19
2 immature Hobbies in tree near hide

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Thu 3rd October 19, 03:43pm Sighting location: Llangasty by the lake. Sighting date: 03/10/19
Single Hobby still around (non-coincidentally, so are plenty of dragon flies)