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Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Tue 14th June 22, 09:36pm Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 14/06/22
2 Little Egret on the River Usk, at Llanfaes bridge, Brecon this morning, also 300 metres downstream a Common Sandpiper, Also just over the border ( Carmarthenshire ) driving between Trecastle and Llandovery early this morning on the A40 through the densely wooded section a Hawfinch flew up from the side of the road as I passed.

Entry added by: Graham Hughes on Mon 13th June 22, 08:34am Sighting location: Llanfihangel Talyllyn. Sighting date: 12/06/22
Goldcrest young from the churchyard yew nest being fed in our adjacent garden despite the ghastly recent disruption from the churchyard being strimmed to extinction during the 'Churches Count on Nature' Survey week. Disgraceful deliberate disregard for bio-diversity.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Sun 12th June 22, 09:18pm Sighting location: Myndd Illtud. Sighting date: 12/06/22
Good views of singing Common Redpoll here today, also Linnet, Reed Bunting, Juvenile Redstart , Stonechat, and one single Curlew Common Blue Damselfly and Large Red Damselfly

Entry added by: Mat Ridley on Sat 4th June 22, 07:56pm Sighting location: near Bronllys . Sighting date: 04/06/22
Unexpected Bird of the Week: yellow wagtail sitting on the A470 tarmac at the A470/A438 junction 2km west of Bronllys.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Fri 3rd June 22, 05:28pm Sighting location: Usk valley. Sighting date: 03/06/22
My third to sixth year records of Spotted Flycatcher all occurred today. Singing males at Ysgirfechan and then birds over the river Usk between Trallong common (singing male) and then two on the river below Sennybridge MOD (silent bird and a male in song 100 m away).

Entry added by: Peter Jackson on Thu 2nd June 22, 10:06am Sighting location: Llanddew. Sighting date: 01/06/22
Make yellow hammer in lane east of Llanddew.

Entry added by: Mat Ridley on Wed 1st June 22, 08:27pm Sighting location: Llangors lake. Sighting date: 28/05/22
Single ringed plover, single curlew, 3 lapwing on the point. Common sandpiper in the new ditch cut in Rushy Field (btw, does anyone know what the landowner’s intentions are here?)

Entry added by: Graham Hughes on Wed 1st June 22, 06:29pm Sighting location: Gas Lane Allotments Brecon canal side. Sighting date: 01/06/22
Several of us watched a Peregrine Falcon chasing a Wood Pigeon ending in a high speed dive, which missed the Pigeon over Llanfaes. Soon after an unsuccessful attack by a Sparrowhawk on a Swallow. Perfect afternoon! (for us, but not for the predators)

Entry added by: Dave Denney on Wed 1st June 22, 09:58am Sighting location: Brecon. (SO043285) Sighting date: 01/06/22
Little Egret by the main bridge over the Usk in Brecon earlier today.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sat 28th May 22, 11:20pm Sighting location: Glasfynydd, Belfont . Sighting date: 28/05/22
3 Nightjar, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, Tree Pipit, 5 Stonechat. Nightjar song from 21:33. A pair were seen in probable courtship chase while another bird was churning distantly