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Entry added by: Neil Farr on Thu 16th September 21, 06:36pm Sighting location: Pant y Llyn & Banc y Celyn, south of Builth Wells.. Sighting date: 16/09/21
Buzzard sat on a bracken bale, 2 male kestrels in different locations : one before the lake and one flying above Pant-y-Llyn Hill. Numerous meadow pipits and stonechats. 6 red kites and a snipe nr. the summit of Banc y Celyn ( hill of the holly ).

Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Thu 16th September 21, 02:29pm Sighting location: Glasbury Fford Fawr. Sighting date: 16/09/21
WeBS Count this morning: best was 4 Pintail. Also 7 Cormorant, 1 Goosander, 7 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 210 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 3 Mute Swan, 10 Teal, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard and 15 Linnet . The river itself was very low and very quite only 1 Heron, I Cormorant and 10 Mallard from the above totals the remainder of waterfowl were all crammed in the pool.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Thu 16th September 21, 02:18pm Sighting location: Llangasty reedbeds at Llangorse lake. Sighting date: 16/09/21
One Hobby hunting over the reed beds.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 15th September 21, 09:57pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd / Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 15/09/21
WeBs count on the Illtyd only gave 11 Snipe. Also in the count area 39 Meadow Pipit, 9 Skylark, 30 Goldfinch, 10 Linnet, 2+2 Stonechat, a Whinchat and 2 Reed Bunting. 60 Linnet were feeding on stubble along Warren Road. At Bailihelig Reservoir a Little Grebe was feeding two begging young. Later at the south end of Talybont Reservoir a Greenshank and Ringed Plover on the extensive exposed mud, a juv GBB Gull, 32 Teal, 1 Tufted, a min. 14 Little Grebe, a Wheatear and a late Redstart.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sun 12th September 21, 09:57pm Sighting location: Llanfrynach, Brynich to Brecon. Sighting date: 12/09/21
WeBS counts. Ty-Mawr Pool, Llanfrynach 122 Mallard, 1 Cormorant, 4 Moorhen, 4 Coot. R. Usk and Canal, Brynich to Brecon 125 Mallard, 3 Heron, 3 Little Egret, 2 Moorhen, 1 Muscovy, 1 Common Sandpiper.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 12th September 21, 05:35pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 12/09/21
WeBS count. Very quiet birdwise; single Little Grebe, Mandarin and female Shovelers. Six GC Grebe, 57 Cormorant, just 47 Mute Swan, 21 Canada Geese only (most still away gleaning stubbles in Herefordshire). 210 Mallard, 7 Gadwall, 7 Teal, 2 Tufted Ducks. 5 Heron (no Egrets), and in the reedbeds 5 Water Rails heard and probably 4 Cettis Warblers.

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Sun 12th September 21, 12:59pm Sighting location: East side of Llyn Brianne. Sighting date: 12/09/21
The Webs survey of Llyn Brianne drew a blank but on the eastern (Brecs) side of the reservoir there were the following: 50 Mistle Thrush and 500 Meadow Pipits on Trawsnant: in the conifer forest between Carreg Clochdu and Fannog, a mixed finch flock of 30 Linnet, 20 Lesser Redpoll and 30 Goldfinch. 10 Siskin separately. 1 Blackcap was also present and seemed a bit out of place. But what has set the birdtrack page to red is a flock of 6 Ring Ouzel on a Rowan bush.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 10th September 21, 08:44pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 10/09/21
2 Black Tern were still present at dusk but being mobbed by the gull's coming in to roost. 9 Little Egret went to roost on the Crannog. At Llangasty 20 Teal, 2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted and 30 Sand Martin passed through without stopping. 7 unringed Barnacle Geese were on the Acorn field and Keith's 5 Yellow Wagtail were still on the common. Nice to hear a Water Rail calling from the reeds again.

Entry added by: Ruth Brown on Fri 10th September 21, 09:52am Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 11/09/21
2 Black Terns still at 4 pm. Also 2 Hobbies

Entry added by: Jerry Lewis on Fri 10th September 21, 08:53am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 08/09/21
14 Black Tern (at 15.00, still there at 18.30)