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Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Fri 12th August 22, 11:26am Sighting location: Fan Brycheiniog . Sighting date: 12/08/22
Four Chough remain on FB. Earlier down near Llyn y Fan Fawr ( heard only). Headed off towards Carms now

Entry added by: Beverley Tucker on Wed 10th August 22, 11:52am Sighting location: Pendre , Cathedine . Sighting date: 10/08/22
Flocks of 12 Starlings feeding on Blackberry bushes and red berries over the last few days , Similar number of Housmartind nesting at Cathedine too

Entry added by: M&W Evans on Wed 10th August 22, 10:04am Sighting location: River Usk below Llangynidr. Sighting date: 10/08/22
A 0530 walk down the Usk from Llangynidr Bridge to Worcester Cottage produced a single Goosander adult female and 500 metres further downstream 10 fully grown young. Dippers 6, Kingfisher 2 (ad), 3 Heron and a Little Egret (a first for us on this stretch of the river), Wren and Goldcrest. We'll take bin bags next time to collect the rubbish strewn in the usual places.

Entry added by: Chris Strickland on Tue 9th August 22, 08:28pm Sighting location: Fan Brycheiniog. (SN827215) Sighting date: 05/08/22
Saw 3 Choughs on the ridge above Llyn y fan Fawr - Fan Brycheiniog (about 1/2 way up on Friday 5th August and Sunday 7th August. Sightings in the same place and mid morning both on both occasions. [ Thanks Chris for your confirmatory post, and for stating Choughs first seen 5/8. AK]

Entry added by: Scott Larman on Tue 9th August 22, 04:02pm Sighting location: Llyn y Fan Fach (Carms). Sighting date: 09/08/22
Chough x4 - above Llyn y Fan Fach (Carms) - 12:15 I know this is just over the border into Carms but they were extremely mobile along the edge of the hilltops and could easily be going between Brecknock and Carms. They certainly headed east out of sight at about 12:45 - So I thought it of interest to report here. I have a record shot photo on my twitter @breconbirding). [Thanks Scott for following-up this report. Success too.]

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 8th August 22, 11:19pm Sighting location: Beacons & Fans. Sighting date: 08/08/22
Two independent reports of a County First came yesterday from birders familiar with the species. Chough - a single at Fan-y-big (Beacons) and 3 at Bwlch Giedd (Llyn-y-Fan Fawr, Carmarthen Fans). I failed to find the Beacons bird today, but if anyone fancies a nice stroll into the hills at either site to check these out, go for it please. I can only assume drought conditions on the coast have sent inverts deep, so they have come inland to feed on steep, damper ground.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Sun 7th August 22, 05:40pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, Llangasty. Sighting date: 07/08/22
well done to Beverley Tucker for her sterling work at LLangasty.

Entry added by: Beverley Tucker on Sun 7th August 22, 03:14pm Sighting location: Llangorse lake south side . Sighting date: 07/08/22
Osprey , snipe , hobby, sand martins , heron , coot , cormorant , green woodpecker , Reed warbler and Reed bunting . I have spent four hours litter picking , one full black bag , full of bottles , rubbish left and discouraging wild swimmers and campers , first day of four Sunday warden shifts covering the south part of Llangorse Lake

Entry added by: Beverley Tucker on Sun 7th August 22, 03:08pm Sighting location: Abergwesyn valley footpath to hill at the river ford . Sighting date: 31/07/22
A pair of Hawfinches on the scrub woodland on footpath to Drygarn Fawr , Abergwesyn valley

Entry added by: David Jones Powell on Sat 6th August 22, 11:23am Sighting location: Coed Fennifach. Sighting date: 04/08/22
2 Nightjars reported by ornithologically-inclined angler in response to recorded calls played