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Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 26th August 19, 05:52pm Sighting location: Allt yr Esgair. Sighting date: 26/08/19
Butterfly transect across the top found just 4 species, Painted Lady migrants heading S the most numerous. Also 3 Stonechats, one passage Whinchat, 3 Redstarts, several Willow Warblers Ravens and an adult Hobby.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Mon 26th August 19, 04:37pm Sighting location: Llyn-y-fan Fawr, Fan Brycheiniog scarp. Sighting date: 26/08/19
A 4.5 hour walk as notable for the insect activity as much as the birds. While driving up 150 + House martin and c 50 Swallow were seen feeding on Moel Feity above the lifting morning mist. On the way up to Llyn-y-fan Fawr and Fan Brycheiniog I became aware of a constant trickle of Butterflies of five species all apparently moving (migrating?) south, seen at all altitudes including the 800 m summit and always flying into the moderate breeze. Counts across seven 1 km squares were; 34 Painted Lady (most were faded/worn), 14 Peacock (all fresh), 14 Red Admiral (all pristine), 15 Small Tortoiseshell (fresh) and a handful of White sp. As I was always moving, the true numbers moving must therefore have been in the hundreds for all these species. At the summit of Fan Brycheiniog vast numbers of flying ants was presumably the attraction for the 100-150 House Martins together with a few Swallows and 4 presumed migrant Swifts. The House Martin flock abruptly flocked up and returned to the Usk valley at 12:30. 130 Meadow Pipit, 10 Skylark, 4 Wheatear (1 juv), 8 Raven, 6 Carrion Crows, 1 Kestrel, 5 Buzzards and a Dipper were seen over the same walk.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sun 25th August 19, 01:10pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 25/08/19
23 Black Terns at noon Sunday 25.8.19

Entry added by: Chris Dyson on Sat 24th August 19, 02:41pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 24/08/19
36 Black Terns today

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 22nd August 19, 08:37pm Sighting location: Brecon Town bridge. Sighting date: 22/08/19
In just a few metres from Ship Street into Bridge Street (without 'bins') had female Peregrine sitting on St Marys Church, Kingfisher hovering over the river below the bridge, a fem SpHawk soaring over Usk House and, most surprisingly, 3 Swift still (considering the date) entering and leaving two nest-holes on Bridge Street.

Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Wed 21st August 19, 01:07pm Sighting location: Near Beulah. Sighting date: 21/08/19
Up to 10 Jays (two families?) visiting garden for bird seed most days over last couple of weeks

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.