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Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Sun 9th March 08, 07:56pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir. Sighting date: 09/03/08
Great Grey Shrike still in trees alongside island track. Bird using the Hawthorn tree (directly opposite the rough forestry track that goes off left of the island track ) as a larder. Found a field vole impaled halfway up tree which was later removed by the shrike.Also watched the shrike take and eat a small lizard(Commom i presume ). I have various photos of the shrike amongst other local birds which I would upload had I got a password. Been trying for a week by email - no luck !

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 9th March 08, 06:33pm Sighting location: A40 - Brynich to Llanhamlach. Sighting date: Sunday 9th March
Single Tree Sparrow with House Sparrows on garden bird-feeder of house adjacent to Brynich bridge (Llanfrynach). Also 7 Tree Sparrow on feeders in my garden in Pennorth this morning. On the bare ex-swede field opposite the Old Ford pub - 220+ Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit and 110 Pied Wagtail. Biggest feeding Skylark flock for many, many years simply illustrates how they must congregate on what very few bare/stubble fields are available this year.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 8th March 08, 09:26pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: Sat 8th March 07.30 - 11am.
Final BTO WeBS waterfowl count of the winter. Numbers now in decline, but of interest were: 44 Cormorant, 112 Wigeon, 33 Pochard (highest of the winter), 19 Gadwall, 40 Goldeneye, 192 Coot. Ten Lapwing were territorial birds, and 18-23 Curlew in their annual pre-breed party.

Entry added by: Mary Wallace on Sat 8th March 08, 05:11pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 5th March and 7 March
Initially 3 curlew followed 2 days later by another 2 curlew

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 8th March 08, 04:20pm Sighting location: Roman Road, Trecatle. Sighting date: 8.3.08 - 15.15
134 Golden Plover and 500+ Starling

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 7th March 08, 08:46pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, Llangasty car park. Sighting date: 7.3.08 - 13.00
Flock of 20 Reed Bunting by Llangasty car park. 104 Wigeon, 56 Lapwing, 8 Curlew and a single Dunlin.

Entry added by: Steve Jones on Thu 6th March 08, 06:05pm Sighting location: SN967627. Sighting date: 6/3/08
Great Grey Shrike - perched on wires and bushes along the track leading from Penrhos to Gamriw Uchaf, Llanwrthwl. Flew steady north and disappeared from sight towards Cwm, Llanwrthwl at 17.15

Entry added by: Maria Goddard on Thu 6th March 08, 09:02am Sighting location: Hay-on-Wye. Sighting date: 6-3-08
Treecreeper sighted on footpath by the Clyro bridge.

Entry added by: John Harper on Wed 5th March 08, 06:59pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 5.3.08
Llangasty - Hide: 2M+7F Goosander, 33 Cormorant, 6M+11F Goldeneye, 124 Wigeon, 19 Gadwall, 1 Shelduck, 1 Egyptian Goose left the bunch of Canadas in field fronting Retreat house and waddled down to drink, 29 Curlew, 57 Lapwing, 1 Sparrowhawk by hide, 1 Kestrel hovering over sailing club, 14 Pied Wagtail, 3 Sand Martin, 10 Greenfinch.

Entry added by: Bryan Jones on Wed 5th March 08, 10:16am Sighting location: SN9144/43 ,SN 8941. Sighting date: 4/3/08
3 Woodcock ringed and 16 flighted during a night patrol. Too little wind for more success