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Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 18th July 20, 10:00am Sighting location: Grwyne Fawr area, Black Mountains. Sighting date: 17/07/20
Circular route covering Res'r and ridges found 30 spp. Best were Pied Flycatcher and at least 4 Redstarts fly-catching from hawthorns at Tarren yr Escob, Nuthatch and Coal Tit there too. Hobby, 2 Kestrels and 4 single Golden Plover on the ridges. Stonechat and 2 single Whinchats on bracken slopes having dispersed from breeding territories. Wheatear family.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 17th July 20, 11:02pm Sighting location: Upper Tarrell Valley. Sighting date: 17/07/20
An agitated Tree Pipit and a calling Willow Tit were at the southern entrance of Coed-ty-Mawr Libanus. Two fledged Stonechat familes of different ages were at Storey Arms with a pair of Whinchat nearby that were taking food to young still in the nest as well as having juv's from a previous breeding attempt in the same area. Also a Spotted Flycatcher and a juv Redstart.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 15th July 20, 10:38pm Sighting location: Brecon Town. Sighting date: 15/07/20
2 peregrines on St Marys Church at 20.30 this evening presumably planning to roost there.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Wed 15th July 20, 03:55pm Sighting location: Crai reservoir. Sighting date: 17/07/20
Treated to a reasonably close view of a juvenile Cuckoo still being attended by its Meadow Pipit parent (first dependent Cuckoo I have seen in 20 years of tramping SW Brecs). It was still making the high pitched trilling begging call. The bird was seen initially on the track of the old railway and flew down to the dry stone wall that leads down to the reservoir. Other highlights were a Kingfisher, pair of Common Sand, a reeling Grasshopper Warbler, Garden Warbler, Redstart and a flock of 9 Mistle Thrush. There were at least 10 House Martin but no Swallow were detected t Crai reservoir this afternoon.At least 30 species

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 14th July 20, 08:35am Sighting location: Pennorth. Sighting date: 14/07/20
Spotted Flycatchers update. The two Llangasty nests each successfully fledged 4 young by early July. The pair nesting on an outdoor light on my Pennorth bungalow; milestone dates will be entered on the BTO Nest Record Scheme. Nest construction: 16 - 18th June. 20 - 22nd June = 4 eggs laid. Incubation of 12.5 days, hatching early a/m 5th July. 4 young now 9 days old with sprouting feathers. Parents work-rate is impressive - around 4pm in warm sun they made 22 feeding visits/hr delivering 28 items to chicks. On a dull morning around 10am they made 42 visits/hr delivering 60 items to gapes. Removal of faecal sacs - 2-4/hr. Food deliveries are mostly flies, but 2 Large Yellow Underwing moths were identified.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 13th July 20, 10:00pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 13/07/20
yesterday ( Sunday 12th ) A Hobby high over Bronllys, then dropped rapidly down towards Talgarth, this evening near Bronllys an Adult Spotted Flycatcher and Juvenile Pied Flycatcher flycatching from a fence line together was a nice combination, on a non birding note the Comet Neowise was showing well in the very early morning North East sky yesterday (3.00 a.m ) !, surely a photographic challenge for some

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 12th July 20, 10:27pm Sighting location: Mynydd Troedd / Mynydd Llangorse. Sighting date: 12/07/20
Parking between the two first a walk up to Myn. Llangorse trig point then up to the trig point on Myn. Troedd and along its ridge. 3 Stock Dove were together on Llangorse. 6 Yellowhammer were singing around the parking area and lower slopes with 4 Stonechat territories on the Troed side three of which had newly fledged young. A newly fledged party of 4 juv Wheatear were half way up Troed with another juv possibly from a different territory along the ridge. First time I have been up here since the big fire and it is stark how much the habitat has changed as a result.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 11th July 20, 08:38pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake / Clawdd Coch. (SO073237) Sighting date: 11/07/20
At Llangasty singles of Redshank & Common Sandpiper, 2 Oystercatcher (one ringed), 4+1 BH Gull, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greylag and 11 Tufted Duck along the north shore. Later walking up Clawdd Coch from St Meugan's church at Pencelli 5 territories of Redstart all either with newly fledged young or adults carrying food, 2 territories of Stonechat with one pair with chicks in the nest and another newly fledged family party of 3+ youngsters. A juv Cuckoo was being brought food by it's Meadow Pipit parent.

Entry added by: M&W Evans on Thu 9th July 20, 10:40pm Sighting location: Lower Llangynidr. Sighting date: 09/07/20
Adult Barn Owl with two young at the bottom of the garden at dusk this evening.

Entry added by: Mat Ridley on Tue 7th July 20, 05:24pm Sighting location: River Wye, 1 km stretch upstream from Glasbury . (SO170390) Sighting date: 07/07/20
Yellow wagtail, 1 feeding on river shingle. Common sandpiper, 3. Sand martin, 40. Mandarin duck, 3 imm. Reed bunting, 1