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Entry added by: Karl Richards on Fri 11th January 08, 03:29pm Sighting location: Brecon canal basin outside theatre. Sighting date: 11/01/08
Pintail and Mandarin Duck still present 11.00am at canal basin.

Entry added by: John Harper on Wed 9th January 08, 06:04pm Sighting location: Llangorse. Sighting date: 9.1.08
Hovering Kestrel, sailing club, Llangorse.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Wed 9th January 08, 05:41pm Sighting location: Brecon Sewage Works. Sighting date: 9.1.08
So, Keith, how did you celebrate your birthday? Well, I went down the Sewage Works. Could not see a Water Pipit, but 5 Meadows among the many Wagtails. A Chiffchaff under the sprinklers gave better views than in its usual hide and seek along the hedge. Male Sparrowhawk came raiding.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 8th January 08, 09:52pm Sighting location: Scout Lane to BSTW. Sighting date: 8.1.08 - 14.00
Usk - 2 Dipper, 1 Cormorant, pair of Goosander and a Little Grebe. BSTW - 11 Siskin and a minium count of 116 Pied Wagtail being predated by male Sparrowhawk. Also at BSTW 'possible' Water Pipit - white belly and tail sides - but bird & conditions too soggy to be 100%.

Entry added by: Geoff Waldron on Tue 8th January 08, 05:44pm Sighting location: Brecon Canal. Sighting date: 8/1/7
Mandarin and Pintail still on Brecon canal at 0930

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 7th January 08, 09:27pm Sighting location: Blaenllia, Ystradfellte SN925164. Sighting date: 7th January lunchtime.
3 Crossbill flew over clearfell with a male in song/display flight. No sign of GGShrike. 6 Fieldfare at Tylegarw pitch. Male Stonechat at Felincamlais Pool.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 7th January 08, 01:53pm Sighting location: Brecon Canal Basin. Sighting date: 7.1.08 - 13.30
257 Mallard and single Mandarin. No sign of Pintail last seen yesterday - maybe he was eaten after all!

Entry added by: Mich Maniakowski on Sun 6th January 08, 07:44pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, evening walk from the church to the hide. Sighting date: 6 Jan
Plenty of ducks as usually, mainly Wigeon and Tufties, Goldeneye, some Teal, Gadwall, Shoveller, Pochard, coudn't spot the Scaups (gone?). Thousands of Black-headed Gulls, much less LBBG than a month ago. 1 Merlin and Common Buzzard. Several redpolls over, 1-2 Reed Buntings at the hide. Water Rails quite tame in front of the hide when it was getting dark. Amazing arrival of roosting Starlings.

Entry added by: STEVEN BUTLER on Sun 6th January 08, 07:40pm Sighting location: LLANGORSE LAKE Llangasty. Sighting date: SUNDAY 6/1/08
2 Lesser Spotted Woodpecker 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker 1 Marsh tit Nuthatch 2 BullFinch 1 Peregrine Falcon

Entry added by: John Harper on Sun 6th January 08, 07:02pm Sighting location: Christmas Day Llangasty Cormorant. Sighting date: 6.1.08
Ref Andrew's sinensis suggestion, my old and trusty Peterson indicates that some OAP.carbos can have whitish heads; this seems backed up by the ultramodern Collins "Bird Guide" just acquired as a prezzy to myself. Having seen the (presumed) bird at Llangasty and casually and ignorantly dismissing it as "variation" I would be interested in knowing just how one could really tell OAP.carbos from true sinensis.