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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.

Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Mon 1st October 07, 05:27pm Sighting location: Mynydd Llangatwg. Sighting date: 01/10/07
The ringtail Hen harrier still present for its fifth day at 4:20 this afternoon just north of Blaen y cwm reservoir.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 30th September 07, 09:27pm Sighting location: N/A. Sighting date: N/A
Ref. acceptance and use of records posted on this website. I have yet to discuss this with the County Orn Committee, but I would envisage that most records would be acceptable without the need for confirmation at the year end. We would, of course, request written field details for County & UK rarities (see List in Annual Bird Reports), in the usual way. Also we reserve the right to reject records outright if, frankly, too unbelievable!

Entry added by: John Harper on Sun 30th September 07, 07:54pm Sighting location: Glangrwyney. Sighting date: 23 Sept 2007
Ref note on Swallows migrating - just to clarify time. Time when movement tailed off should have been 1900hrs - not 1700.

Entry added by: John Harper on Sun 30th September 07, 07:36pm Sighting location: Wherever. Sighting date: of question
Query to Andrew King: As I am new to the site - you alerted me to it a few days ago since I am very much off the edge of Brecknock "circles" - can I assume that records posted here are acceptable notification for your database ? Clearly you will contact me (or any other person for that matter) if you want further details. Gwent don't accept records from the website but insist on separate forms being filled in, unless they've changed.

Entry added by: John Harper on Sun 30th September 07, 07:30pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 30 Sept 2007
One "commic" Tern swooping repeatedly (not touching water), presumably feeding on insects (?), towards north side of lake seen distantly from Llangasty. Two Sand Martins passed over SEwards.

Entry added by: Llwyn-onn Ranger Service (LRS) on Sat 29th September 07, 05:55pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 29/09/07
Little Egret [1] feeding within south east corner of Talybont Reservoir and the mouth of the Caerfanell (opposite bird hide)at 14:30.

Entry added by: Paul Leafe on Fri 28th September 07, 07:43pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 28/09/2007
Female Shelduck still there at dusk, also 4 Snipe, 29 Cormorants and 2 Redwing. Several hundred Gulls in the roost ( probably 1500+ ).

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 28th September 07, 07:28pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake - 13.00-16.00. Sighting date: 29.9.07
Afternoon around lake produced 2 Black Tern (Llangasty side with group of 12 BH Gull's, 1 remaining for 45 mins), female Shelduck and 2 Pochard. Regulars included 103 + 4/3/3 Mute Swan, 13 Cormorant, 11 Great Crested Grebe, 95 Tufted and 3 Grey Heron.