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Sightings 7791 to 7799 of 7799.

Entry added by: Mike Hogan on Sun 7th October 07, 08:47pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 07/10/07
Pintail [1 eclipse male], Goldeneye [1 juv -1st of the winter?], Pochard [11], Wigeon [17]and Little Grebe [25] highlights today.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 6th October 07, 05:34pm Sighting location: Battle Hill/Sarnau.. Sighting date: 6th October am.
Forestry - min 12/max 16 Crossbill, fem Goshawk, Jays, LTT, Bullfinches, 20+ Siskin. 14 Raven and a Red Kite on lamb carcase. BWT Cae Eglwys - males Stonechat & SpHawk. Gorse scrub - 3 Redwing, 1 Snipe, 3 Stonechat, 1 Chiffchaff (h). Sarnau Woodland Trust reserve - 2 juv Yaffle & a juv Buzzard, late broods. Leps - 3 Sp Wood & 1 Red Admiral.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 6th October 07, 05:04pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 6.10.07 - 13.00
Flying visit highlights - 16 Wigeon, 2 Pochard and 20 Little Grebe. Also 35 Tufted, 5 Teal, 7 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 7 Canada Geese and a Grey Heron

Entry added by: Ruth Brown on Fri 5th October 07, 11:21pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: Friday 5th October 4.30 pm.
1 Hobby taking dragonflies; 1 female stonechat.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Fri 5th October 07, 08:12pm Sighting location: South west Epynt/Trecastle. Sighting date: 5th October 2007
Ring-tail Hen Harrier seen briefly and distantly, dropped in to long grass at 18:36 and did not re-appear. Also Wheatear on dual-road down to Llewel. At Trecastle, 34 Snipe, Water Rail, Tawny Owl. Of interest, a very bright meteorite or piece of satellite debris burned up near to ground level above fields near the Bronydd.

Entry added by: Mike Warburton/Alan Coles on Fri 5th October 07, 07:09pm Sighting location: Mynnydd Llangatwg. Sighting date: 05/10/07
Hen Harrier still present just North of the Garnlydan Res this evening at 6.20 pm.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Thu 4th October 07, 06:17pm Sighting location: eastern side of Talybont reservoir, in clear fell area near the Brinore Tramroad. Sighting date: 4pm Thursday 4th October 2007
Goshawk. male(?). in clearfell above Talybont reservoir. Perching in isolated broadleaf trees, then flying to next to perch again. A lot of preening.

Entry added by: Gary Howells + Luke Phillips on Wed 3rd October 07, 09:39pm Sighting location: SO 173 135. Sighting date: 2.10.07
2 Golden Plover at small quarry nr Garnlydan reservoir yesterday, then flew south. Photo record taken if required.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 2nd October 07, 10:00pm Sighting location: Brecon Prom. / Canal Basin. Sighting date: 2.10.07 - 14.00
4 Goosander near Llanfaes Bridge. Also 70 Mallard and 81 BH Gull. Male Mandarin still at canal basin.

Entry added by: Mike Hogan/Andrew King on Mon 1st October 07, 09:51pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 1st October 6-7pm
Gull roost tonight included 2730 LBBG, 375 BHGull, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 1 ad winter Med Gull and 2 Arctic Tern. Also a few Swallow and 2-300 Starling to roost.