Bob Griffiths - Short-eared Owl
Keith Noble - Peregrine
Keith Noble - Cormorant
Keith Noble - Iceland Gull
Mike Williams - Red Kite
Goshawk - Mike Warburton
Yellowhammer - Jeff Slocombe
Kingfisher - Mike Williams
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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 27th August 07, 09:17pm
Sighting location: Llwyn-on Reservoir (north end) 004x127 - out of county. Sighting date: 27.8.07 - 17.00
2 Great Crested Grebe (2 more on Beacons Res.) 8 Tufted Duck, 5 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 3 LBB Gull, 5 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Long-tailed Tit
Entry added by: Mike Warburton on Sun 26th August 07, 04:51pm
Sighting location: Glasbury. Sighting date: 24th,25th August 2007
A weekend camping trip just outside the village produced,willow warbler,buzzard (loads),sparrowhawk,red kite,GS woodpecker,swallows and house martens on the move.On the Wye there were cormorant,kingfisher and mallard.Also a few skiens of 20+ canada geese came over in the evenings.
Entry added by: Steve Jones on Sat 25th August 07, 09:26pm
Sighting location: Llanwrthwl SN9763. Sighting date: 25/8/07
House Martins 50, Swallows 30, Sand Martin 1(Majority juvs)- The Autumn passage through the village has begun, with these birds arriving noisily at lunchtime - around a dozen resting on the uppermost branches of an Oak with the rest on telephone lines. Around 100 House Martin passed through in 1 hour yesterday.
Entry added by: Mike Warburton on Wed 22nd August 07, 09:54pm
Sighting location: Blaen Cwm Claisfer. Sighting date: 22/08/07
Whilst walking the dog up to the pumping station birds seen were,Siskin,Wren,all the tits,Dipper on the river,Grey Wagtail,Blackbird,Song Thrush,Dunnock,GS Woodpecker,Buzzard,Stonechats incl juveniles,Raven,Carrion Crow and Magpie.The highlight was a male Kestrel mobbing a female Goshawk.
Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 21st August 07, 07:14pm
Sighting location: Brecon Canal Basin. Sighting date: 21st Aug 18.30 hrs
In a quick visit tonight,I note the male Mandarin has returned (very scruffy in moult) and no sign of the female. They seem very antisocial as I have never seen the two together!!
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 20th August 07, 07:15pm
Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 20.8.07 - 16.30
Common Tern fishing in midle of lake for over an hour, 13 Cormorant, 3 Great Crested Grebe + 1 juv
Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Mon 20th August 07, 02:18pm
Sighting location: Mynydd Llangatwg. Sighting date: 20/08/07
1 F Marsh Harrier hunting between 13:15 and 13:50 seen well from the road. the bird was still there when i left but it settled in some rushes near the gwent border. Also 1 red grouse flushed by the harrier.
Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 19th August 07, 04:51pm
Sighting location: Mynydd Aberyscir. Sighting date: 19.8.07 - 10.15am
Flock of 40-50 Mistle Thrushes with a further flock of 15 just north of Aberyscir
Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 18th August 07, 06:41pm
Sighting location: Mynydd Llangorse. Sighting date: 18th August
3 hr walk along ridge in rain. Best were 3 Kestrel, 2 YHammer, a Redstart, and a family of vyoung Robins. Also 5 Skylark, two of which were in moult so did not wish to fly off the path with all tail feathers missing.
Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sat 18th August 07, 01:23pm
Sighting location: Llangasty point.. Sighting date: 18th August 2007
1 Adult Common Tern on closest buoy, 3 Common Snipe feeding in open and a flying flock of 31 Lapwing settled back on to point (11:50 a.m. -12:20 p.m.). Also 40+ House Martin.