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Entry added by: dave bevan on Wed 12th March 08, 07:28am Sighting location: usk resevoir. Sighting date: 11.03.08
great grey shrike in larches, female goshawk drying wings in conifers directly above larches

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 11th March 08, 07:10pm Sighting location: Glasfynydd Forest. Sighting date: 11th March 2008 lunch-hour
Seen within twenty minutes of each other, single Great Grey Shrikes at Usk Reservoir (SN827282) on larches, and Castle Drake clearfell (SN870245). Both have been at these locations since before Christmas.

Entry added by: Mike Hogan on Tue 11th March 08, 03:55pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/03/08
Llangasty point, brief visit, 13:40; singles of dunlin and redshank.

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Sun 9th March 08, 07:56pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir. Sighting date: 09/03/08
Great Grey Shrike still in trees alongside island track. Bird using the Hawthorn tree (directly opposite the rough forestry track that goes off left of the island track ) as a larder. Found a field vole impaled halfway up tree which was later removed by the shrike.Also watched the shrike take and eat a small lizard(Commom i presume ). I have various photos of the shrike amongst other local birds which I would upload had I got a password. Been trying for a week by email - no luck !

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 9th March 08, 06:33pm Sighting location: A40 - Brynich to Llanhamlach. Sighting date: Sunday 9th March
Single Tree Sparrow with House Sparrows on garden bird-feeder of house adjacent to Brynich bridge (Llanfrynach). Also 7 Tree Sparrow on feeders in my garden in Pennorth this morning. On the bare ex-swede field opposite the Old Ford pub - 220+ Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit and 110 Pied Wagtail. Biggest feeding Skylark flock for many, many years simply illustrates how they must congregate on what very few bare/stubble fields are available this year.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 8th March 08, 09:26pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: Sat 8th March 07.30 - 11am.
Final BTO WeBS waterfowl count of the winter. Numbers now in decline, but of interest were: 44 Cormorant, 112 Wigeon, 33 Pochard (highest of the winter), 19 Gadwall, 40 Goldeneye, 192 Coot. Ten Lapwing were territorial birds, and 18-23 Curlew in their annual pre-breed party.

Entry added by: Mary Wallace on Sat 8th March 08, 05:11pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 5th March and 7 March
Initially 3 curlew followed 2 days later by another 2 curlew

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 8th March 08, 04:20pm Sighting location: Roman Road, Trecatle. Sighting date: 8.3.08 - 15.15
134 Golden Plover and 500+ Starling

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 7th March 08, 08:46pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, Llangasty car park. Sighting date: 7.3.08 - 13.00
Flock of 20 Reed Bunting by Llangasty car park. 104 Wigeon, 56 Lapwing, 8 Curlew and a single Dunlin.

Entry added by: Steve Jones on Thu 6th March 08, 06:05pm Sighting location: SN967627. Sighting date: 6/3/08
Great Grey Shrike - perched on wires and bushes along the track leading from Penrhos to Gamriw Uchaf, Llanwrthwl. Flew steady north and disappeared from sight towards Cwm, Llanwrthwl at 17.15