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Entry added by: Graham Motley on Thu 7th December 23, 09:38am Sighting location: River Usk, Brecon. Sighting date: 02/12/23
Walked down river from Christ College last Saturday - two kingfisher together, two little grebe, 2 male & 1 female goosander were highlights, lots of redwing and fieldfares feeding in woodland and in sunny spots after the hard overnight frost. A few siskin and goldfinch feeding in riverside alders.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Tue 5th December 23, 08:58am Sighting location: Scethrog. Sighting date: 05/12/23
Although not my favourite birds, the Canada geese overflying Scethrog in very large flocks about 8am every morning are impressive. They are en route from the lake south towards either the grazings in the Usk valley here or further on to Talybont reservoir.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 4th December 23, 03:33pm Sighting location: Talybont Res. Sighting date: 04/12/23
Great Northern Diver was present at Talybont Res at 9.00 a.m, but slightly further down from the south end, ( sorry Andy ) although tricky to observe, at least 30 common snipe, 8 pintail, 6m 2 f, 12 Little Grebe, however everything was flushed by a group of people that decided to walk out to the mud ?

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 4th December 23, 03:11pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 04/12/23
No sign of G-N Diver at 12.30pm but poor visibility for viewing. Most sp that Mark had yesterday are otherwise still there, main changes being just 1 male Pintail seen, 2 GBBGulls, 32+ Snipe flushed off the marsh by something unseen. 8 Meadow Pipit with ca 100 Chaffinch.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 3rd December 23, 04:10pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 03/12/23
A juv Great Northern Diver was roaming the southern end of Talybont Reservoir this afternoon. Also12 Pintail, 98 Teal, 119 Wigeon, 8 Tufted, 1 Shoveler, 1 Goldeneye, 70 Mallard, 19 Little Grebe, 2 Great Creasted Grebe, 2 Cormorant, 5 Canada Geese, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, 4 Snipe feeding in the open, 138 Chaffinch & 85 Starling feeding on the marsh, a Marsh Tit calling by the hide and Crossbills could be heard calling from the eastern side.

Entry added by: Susanne Daum on Sat 2nd December 23, 06:20pm Sighting location: Cefn Moel. Sighting date: 01/12/23
Several stonechat, mipit, raven.

Entry added by: peter jackson on Fri 1st December 23, 06:22pm Sighting location: usk reservoir. Sighting date: 01/12/23
On a walk around Usk reservoir today there were 50+ crossbill in numerous flocks nearly all the way around. One buzzard and 3 raven. 12 teal and 6 mallard as a final duck count. NO bullfinches for us ! But 4 redwing and about 10 robins, plus 6 blackbirds. 6 long tailed tits and a goldcrest.

Entry added by: peter jackson on Fri 1st December 23, 06:18pm Sighting location: Battle Forest. Sighting date: 01/12/23
One woodcock flushed at Battle forest from an area of old clear fell, plus still approx 20 crosbill.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 1st December 23, 10:08am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 30/11/23
Increased numbers of ducks in last day or two - incomplete count found 17 Pintail, 250 Wigeon, 48 Shoveler and more regular 29 Goldeneye, 13 Gadwall.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Wed 29th November 23, 08:58pm Sighting location: Usk reservoir. Sighting date: 28/11/23
Many thanks to Neil Farr for his response which agrees with the other opinion I received off-line and so I entered immature male on to BirdTrack. That was also my first instinct (from views and first photo) and nice to input that extra detail. Yesterday (28th) at the Usk reservoir there were good numbers of Bullfinch with 14 recorded including a flock of 9. Also 25 Crossbill with two separate flocks of eleven. One Willow Tit near Usk above reservoir and a Green Sandpiper below the dam. Only four Blackbirds were recorded in 2 hours there which seems to be a theme.