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Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 12th August 07, 08:35pm Sighting location: Scethrog. Sighting date: 12th Aug
Evidence of movement today- in 30 metres of hedge & lane, 4 Whinchat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Redstart, 2 Linnet and a M Pipit! Also nearby an adult and a prob juv Little Owl.

Entry added by: Charles Allum on Sun 12th August 07, 08:39am Sighting location: DANYFAN, CWMGWDI, SO026262. Sighting date: 12Aug2007
Sunday morning surprises, positively no alcoholic influence. From my first floor bathroom window:- 0702, Fleeting view, below eye level, a small brown falcon executing turn on a wingtip round shrub/trees in hot pursuit of unidentified small bird. Reckon can only have been female Merlin. 0722, Steady passage at est 300ft of single Cormorant flying West.

Entry added by: Colin Richards on Thu 9th August 07, 04:12pm Sighting location: Heol Senni. Sighting date: 09/08/2007
Juvenile Ring Ouzel and a pair of Stonechats still feeding chicks at a nest.

Entry added by: Pat &Tony Balshaw on Mon 6th August 07, 06:31pm Sighting location: Moors near Blaen Onneu quarries SO155166. Sighting date: Sunday 5th August
3 Red Grouse, 4 Ravens, 2 Wheatears, 2 Skylarks, lots of Meadow pipits including one carrying food. Also at same area on Friday 3rd August: Excellent views of hunting Sparrowhawk, 6 Ravens displaying and tumbling, 1 Red Kite, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, flock of 30-40 Goldfinch feeding on thistles.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Mon 6th August 07, 04:27pm Sighting location: Usk reservoir. Sighting date: 06082007
Apologies. The bird was near bird hide on the reservoir at 16z and was identified by experienced birders as a non-breeding adult Little Egret.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 4th August 07, 01:58pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir/Glasfynydd. Sighting date: 4th August
Species list of 36 this morning, in strong breeze and fine drizzle. Best were fem Goshawk, 3 Crossbill, several Bullfinch parties, Willow Tit at three locations, Whitethroat, Sp Flycatcher. (See also Home Page). Certainly no R-L Buzzard - Common Buzzard are variable in colour and form, as well as for the other reasons Luke mentions.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Sat 4th August 07, 11:57am Sighting location: SN 8227. Sighting date: 04082007
2 whinchat 7 Jay Re: Rough legged Buzzard. There are 2 birds in this area , and have been for 5 years or more. They are spot on for RLB.

Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Fri 3rd August 07, 07:04pm Sighting location: SN 816 286. Sighting date: 03/08/07
A Rough legged buzzard would be extremely rare and unusual at this time of year and in wales. most records come from the east coast during the winter. you bird was probably a common buzzard with similar plumage to a RLB.

Entry added by: Rob Moffitt on Fri 3rd August 07, 12:13pm Sighting location: SN 816 286. Sighting date: Wed 1 aug 07
Possible rough legged buzzard. Spent the afternoon on Wed failing to find the Roller, but had a very good view, from above, of a buzzard with a white tail with a single dark terminal band. It was between the lower path and the water, and changed trees, flight was a lazy glide but it landed out of sight. Appeared more shy than a common. My field guide has it as a rough legged buzzard, any confirmation? Would be a first for me.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Tue 31st July 07, 09:28pm Sighting location: SN 834 287 Usk reservoir. Sighting date: 30072007
4 Oystercatchers, on Brecknock side of dam wall at Usk reservoir, Flew off to south side of water. 10z gmt