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Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 22nd April 21, 11:18pm Sighting location: Ystradgynlais. Sighting date: 22/04/21
Addition to Breconshire's list of breeding birds today - Herring Gull. One pair incubating on a factory roof in the salubrious surroundings of Ynyscedwen Ind Estate. I had strong suspicion in 2019, then Covid came so only checked it out today. Also 7 Lesser Bl-b Gulls also behaving as if nesting too, but they have bred at upland pools in the past. Inland breeding by gulls in now increasingly common across S Wales. 3 male Brimstone butterflies at Glanrhyd too. Cuckoo, Grasshopper Warbler, Stonechats, Wheatear, Pied Flycatchers, Redstarts, 3x Green Woodpeckers, Peregrine, Red Kite, Raven. All in all, good day.

Entry added by: Steve and Sue Wilce on Thu 22nd April 21, 09:28pm Sighting location: Llangors Lake. Sighting date: 22/04/21
A walk through the scrubby bits around the lake this morning revealed Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps. Also two Common Redstarts, Garden Warbler, Tree Pipit and Common Whitethroat.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Thu 22nd April 21, 05:25pm Sighting location: Nant ddu. Sighting date: 22/04/21
Migrant male whinchat and red grouse on hill top above Cwm Llysiog.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Thu 22nd April 21, 04:36pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 22/04/21
Ruff still on the Point. Two Oystercatchers moving around. One Little Ringed Plover on Point, one in Rushy Field. About eight Lapwings between Rushy and SCM, three on Point. Three Yellow Wagtails in Rushy, two by the stone wall. Stonechat pairs at Llangorse Common and Ty-Mawr.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Wed 21st April 21, 09:13pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 21/04/21
1 singing Lesser Whitethroat, singing between Bronllys and Talgarth today, close to last years site, also Pied Flycatcher and several Redstart.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 21st April 21, 05:16pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 21/04/21
The Ruff was still present this afternoon along with 4 Common Sandpiper and 3 unringed Oystercatcher. Also 2 lingering Wigeon and 4 Gadwall.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 20th April 21, 09:00pm Sighting location: Llangasty, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 20/04/21
Was it a wader fest or fight night on the point tonight? A very attractive Ruff was on the point with a Redshank, LR Plover and Oystercatcher that were joined by a pair of Curlew (Black 18). A couple of quick record shots of the Ruff then I noticed the Oystercatcher had a blue ring on its one exposed leg. While waiting for the rest of the combination to be revealed 6 Curlew settled on to the point and a fight erupted with the pair already there, then I presume one of the crannog Oystercatchers landed and kicked off with the ringed Oystercatcher chasing it off after a very vocal display and forcing it down behind the church before the victor returned to the point. The 6 Curlew then returned but this time both Black 18 and the crannog Oystercatcher took offence and set to chasing them all off again. While all this was going on a Whimbrel landed and commenced taking a bath with chaos all around it.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 20th April 21, 10:56am Sighting location: Brechfa Pool. Sighting date: 19/04/21
Intergrade Bl-h Wagtail x Yellow Wagtail (= 'Channel Wagtail' as agreed with Brecs Records Comm) is still present, evening. Quite mobile but it returns consistently to feed. Otherwise, just single Red Kite perched in one of the island alders, 2 P Wagtail and pr Canada Goose, and Curlew calling nearby.

Entry added by: John Harper on Mon 19th April 21, 03:14pm Sighting location: Lower Common, Gilwern - vc42. Sighting date: 19/04/21
1st Cuckoo of the season calling

Entry added by: Jeremy Moore on Mon 19th April 21, 01:44pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 19/04/21
Great white egret in front of hide about 6.30 a.m.; water rail screeching near there; 2 reed warblers singing; redstarts in the woods and trees, plenty of willow warblers. White heron roosting in trees W of main car park (north side) the previous evening. Same bird? Pair gadwall at "point".