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Sightings 6581 to 6586 of 6586.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron & Mike Hogan on Fri 7th December 07, 08:23pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake - Llangasty car park. Sighting date: 7.12.07 - 11.45 - 14.45
Adult Kittiwake on Llangasty side all afternoon. Good views of it resting on the spit as well as on the water in front of the carpark.

Entry added by: Colin Richards on Thu 6th December 07, 09:34pm Sighting location: Breconshire Peregrine eyries. Sighting date: 6/12/2007
Not a sighting but something that may be of interest. I will update the ringing page with wild bird rings found with metal detectors by members of the South Wales Peregrine Monitoring Group at Peregrine eyries within Breconshire. This is part of an on-going 25 year study of the breeding ecology of Peregrine within our South-Central Wales study area.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 6th December 07, 06:43pm Sighting location: Ty Mawr Pool, Llanfrynach SO074264. Sighting date: 6th December 2007 12.00 noon
2 Mute Swan, 12 Teal and 40 Mallard. Duck presuambly forced off a raging River Usk.

Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Thu 6th December 07, 10:10am Sighting location: Near Beulah. Sighting date: 6 December 2007
Was suprised to find Great Tit tapping on the inside of our (un-lit) wood-burning stove this morning. As the door was opened a very sooty looking bird made a bid for freedom by flying upstairs before being ushered through the bathroom window.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 4th December 07, 09:47pm Sighting location: Brecon Town / Mynydd Aberyscir. Sighting date: 4.12.07
Flock of c.70 Greenfinch near bowling green. Also 6 Goosander (1 male and 5 red head). 343 BH Gull came in to feed this morning from Llangorse, 310 counted at popular feeding sites midday. Brambling continues on Mynydd Aberyscir.

Entry added by: Bryan Jones on Tue 4th December 07, 02:47pm Sighting location: SN9144. Sighting date: 4/11/07
c150 Woodpigeons flying from roost to the NE of my patch daily. Higher numbers than I have seen in 15years in this area. Female Hen harrier hunting on Range at SN8735 today at 0955hrs. Lost it in low cloud after few minutes.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Tue 4th December 07, 09:05am Sighting location: Usk at Brecon, Scout Lane to Sewage Works. Sighting date: 3.12.07
Five or more Goosanders, including 2 drakes, 2 Little Grebes, 2 Grey Wagtails and a Kingfisher. All the Pied Wagtails flew from the Works into adjacent sheep field where I counted 110, with perhaps 20 or 30 more hidden behind a ridge. A Chiffchaff with Goldcrests and Treecreeper in hedge.

Entry added by: Mike Hogan on Mon 3rd December 07, 08:41pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 3rd December 2007
Probable Great Northern Diver briefly observed/glimpsed from boat stage next to yacht club at 1505 today. Bird feeding just off reed beds of south west shore, east of hide. Failed to re-find before dusk.

Entry added by: Charles Allum on Mon 3rd December 07, 05:47pm Sighting location: Footslopes N of Allt Ddu, centered SO029245. Sighting date: 3Dec07
In one and a half hours trudging through cover known for occasional woodcock, snipe and jack snipe in winter, only bird seen: solitary Carrion Crow. Later, from further away, one crow call heard. No sign of snipe probing or droppings. No sign of winter thrushes, nor siskin or redpoll. My patch, not my Tetrad. Keen,cold NW wind, est Force 4-5.

Entry added by: jerry lewis on Mon 3rd December 07, 12:09pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 2 December 2007
leg of Water Rail (on bridge half way to hide) and part eaten Moorhen (on jetty) = mink predation?