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Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Fri 28th September 07, 06:50pm Sighting location: Mynydd Llangatwg. Sighting date: 28/09/07
1 female hen harrier from the pull in for garnlydan reservoir but just over the border. came into roost in the forestry at around 6:25.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 28th September 07, 06:12pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 28th Sept, 5pm.
Wildfowl arrival includes 1 Shelduck, 19 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 2 Shoveler, 1 Pochard. No sign of Stint but it could be out of view from carpark.

Entry added by: Mike Hogan on Thu 27th September 07, 08:27pm Sighting location: Llangasty point, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 27/09/07
Little Stint juv [1], feeding along lake side shore of Llangasty point until 18:40.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Thu 27th September 07, 07:35pm Sighting location: Usk res. , On both Carm. & Brecknock parts. Sighting date: 16z; 27th September 2007
Juv. Artic Tern. In sight for 5 mins, closest it came was 10m. It spent a lot of time hovering just above the water

Entry added by: Peter Jenkins on Thu 27th September 07, 07:10pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake - Jetty. Sighting date: 27 September
3 out of 5 birds caught by Llangorse Ringing Group at the Jetty this morning were Cettis Warblers. There was a much better catch elsewhere, but not with such notable birds!!!

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 27th September 07, 06:54pm Sighting location: Goytre Fm (Ystradfellte). Sighting date: 27th September
In rowans had 1 Redwing, 15+ SThrush, 50+ MThrush and several Starling and Bullfinch thrown in. Suggests moving birds with a helpful chill northerly breeze to assist passage.

Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Thu 27th September 07, 01:55pm Sighting location: Upper Carno reservoir/Llangynidr Pond. Sighting date: 27/09/07
1 dunlin feeding on the outlet of the reservoir, Also 4 redwing flew over the forestry and 1 crossbill.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 27th September 07, 12:51pm Sighting location: 'The Groves' Brecon - 12.15. Sighting date: 27/9/07
2 Kingfisher chasing each other up stream, 2 Dippers fighting and 4 Grey Wags who wern't that happy either!

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 26th September 07, 08:28pm Sighting location: Brecon Prom. - 13.00. Sighting date: 26.9.07
2 Goosander fem, 24 BH Gull + 2 juv, 1 LBB Gull, 40 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Grey Heron and a grey wagtail

Entry added by: Mike Hogan on Wed 26th September 07, 03:39pm Sighting location: Llangasty, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 25/09/07
Black-headed Gull; Adult, black on white darvic left leg 2E06, BTO right leg. Appears to be Cotswold Park Ringing Group bird, awaiting confirmation. Llangorse 18:45 at Llangasty point.