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Entry added by: County Recorder on Wed 18th May 22, 04:24pm Sighting location: Crickhowell. (SO219183) Sighting date: 18/05/22
Notice of a training event tomorrow night 19th May in Crickhowell, to monitor Swifts in the Crickhowell area. Meet Crickhowell CRIC, 7.30 - 9pm. This is one of a series of training and awareness events being rolled out this month by Green Connections, Powys. Please book your place on https://crickhowell-monitor-swifts-training.eventbrite.co.uk

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Mon 16th May 22, 10:58pm Sighting location: Mynydd Aberysgir - Llyn Dwr. Sighting date: 16/05/22
Explored an alternative route to Llyn Dwr today, taking the road from Mynydd Aberysgir to Cefn Bola-maen. Turning off the Aberbran-Cradoc road was immediately surprised to find an unexpected Rook colony of at least 14 nest structures and a few birds still present. Also a singing Spotted Flycatcher below them and ouse Martins present. The pleasing aspect of the climb up to the common land was the 6 Yellowhammer territories found during occasional stops over 4 1 km squares. The less said about the upland bird count and weather the better. Plently of Mipits and Skylark but no trace of Whinchat (multiple Stonechat territories) and nothing interesting on Llyn Dwr. On the way back the rain had dropped 5 migrant Wheatear, 3 of which were female.

Entry added by: County Recorder on Mon 16th May 22, 09:55pm Sighting location: Llangammarch Wells. Sighting date: 13/05/22
Informed by email today, and a good description received with photographs, of a Wryneck feeding on ants on a garden lawn close to the house. Ninth county record; spring occurrence in both 2021 and 2022.

Entry added by: Jerry Lewis on Mon 16th May 22, 04:47pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake (Llangasty point). Sighting date: 16/05/22
2 Whimbrel flew in at 15.00

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 16th May 22, 01:14pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 16/05/22
2 Ringed Plover, at Llangasty point, with 4 Lapwing, also here a brownish looking Grey Heron, set my alarm bells ringing, looking very slim and nervous, it quickly took flight and had a definite brown to upperparts , flew over the lake over to the far side and disappeared, however I believe it to be simply a brownish Grey Heron rather than Purple Heron, may be worth looking out for, also near the sailing club, 3 LR Plover, and sedge warbler singing, near Bronllys now there are several Spotted Flycatcher and Common Whitethroat.

Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Sun 15th May 22, 02:31pm Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 15/5/22
Hobby over the house this morning . Wood Warbler in nearby forestry .

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 15th May 22, 10:31am Sighting location: Trecastle. Sighting date: 14/05/22
Six Swifts over Trecastle yesterday, probably at the higher end of expectation for colony size for recent years. House Martin there not so healthy. Double figure Swift counts over Sennybridge but not had time for a good count yet as need a good panoramic view of whole village to scan the various sub-colonies. House Martins much better with 20+ birds at several sites in the village.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Sat 14th May 22, 04:06pm Sighting location: Buckland Hill Wood. Sighting date: 14/05/22
Birds recorded from Monday May 9th. Hobby, 2 wood warblers, 4 crossbills, 9 singing garden warblers, 5 stonechat territories on heath, cuckoo showing well, mistle thrush with juvenile, juvenile siskin and meadow pipit. Also today Sat 14th. 4 singing tree pipits on the heath and a spotted flycatcher.

Entry added by: Jerry Lewis on Fri 13th May 22, 09:04am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 12/05/22
25/30 Swift over Lake and Llangasty Church

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 11th May 22, 06:15pm Sighting location: Brecon / Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/05/22
An Osprey flew over Brecon mid afternoon. At Llangasty 3 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plover.