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Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 20th July 17, 10:03pm Sighting location: Brechfa & Wye valley. Sighting date: 20/07/17
Brechfa Pool - 55 juv Black-headed Gulls with only 14 adults present, Adult Y-l Gull and LBBG with 2 juvs (poss hybrids), 37 Lapwing, fem SpHawk. Llangoed forestry - male SpHawk took a juv Robin, and a Holly Blue seen well. Llyswen bridge - two female Mandarin with 7 large ducklings upstream, and two more adults downstream. 65 House Sparrow in margins of barley field at Dderw.

Entry added by: Colin Richards/Andrew King on Mon 17th July 17, 09:38pm Sighting location: Circuit of Fan Frynych NNR. Sighting date: 17/07/17
3 pairs/territories of Whinchat (2 with chicks), one family Stonechat, 1f/1 juv Wheatear, pr + 1 Raven, Redpolls, Blackbird, Wren family, evidence of Red Grouse and Peregrine. Greatest surprise was a male Siskin alarming but getting ever-lower in a Larch, until at only 7ft high it visited a female on a mossy nest. He fed his mate, flew off and left her to stand on the nest-rim to then feed the seed-syrup to 4 gaping 5-day old chicks.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 14th July 17, 09:22am Sighting location: Glasfynydd Forest. Sighting date: 13/07/17
Usk Reservoir quiet - 5 Cormorant and 5 Tufteds. Forestry there had an agitated Whitethroat in its regular breeding territory (the only one found), plenty of Willow Warbler, and 40 Mistle Thrush on adjoining pasture. Dwr Llydan had a pair of Whinchat (FF) (and two juv birds probably from another brood), 2 pairs each of Stonechat and Reed Buntings. No Willow Tit or Sedge Warbler, target spp.

Entry added by: Andy Phillips on Thu 13th July 17, 09:11pm Sighting location: Craig Cerrig-gleisiad . Sighting date: 13/07/17
A walk around, up and over CCG 14:00 - 19:00 produced Buzzard, Skylark, Mipit, Tree Pipit (2), Wren, Wheatear (4), Whinchat (3, 1m 2f), Stonechat (1 pair), Ring Ouzel (3, 1m 2f), Chaffinch, Redpoll (4), Bullfinch (1 pair) & 1 Common Lizard.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 12th July 17, 05:35pm Sighting location: Storey Arms. Sighting date: 12/07/17
22 species in the bowl below Storey Arms this afternoon. Highlights were a pair of Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Tree Pipit (FF), 4 Willow Warbler (FF), a pair of Siskin, 8 Mipit (FF), 2 Bullfinch, 1 Grey Wagtail (FF), and singles of Stonechat, Green Woodpecker and Redpoll. Lots of Meadow Brown and Ringlet butterflies on the wing as well as a few 'skippers' and Common Heath and a single solar power charged 'frit' that belted through at speed.

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Wed 12th July 17, 04:02pm Sighting location: River Usk. Sighting date: 12/07/17
6 Common Sandpipers flying near Brynich Aqueduct today.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 12th July 17, 03:21pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 12/07/17
6am today; Redshank calling flew through, Curlew, 6 Oystercatchers on point but no juvs confirmed, 2 Little Egret.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Mon 3rd July 17, 06:03pm Sighting location: Llyn Dwr. Sighting date: 03/07/17
An extra, late non-BBS visit to Llyn Dwr and Ysgirfechan uplands revealed no signs of breeding Black-headed Gulls on the pool. A Hobby was successfully hawking insects over the extensive grass moor despite the fact I could see no large insects on the wing. Unfortunately no Curlew activity following the pair of birds seen on the last BBS visit in early June.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 2nd July 17, 11:21pm Sighting location: Brechfa and Scethrog. Sighting date: 30/06/17
Called into Brechfa. While some species seem to be struggling with the 'Crassula mat', it has not affected productivity of what has been a rather intermittent BH Gull colony in recent years. 52 swimming and flying juveniles from ca 40 nests, the best for many years. Also 2 Curlew. Spotted Flycatcher active 'til dark on Scethrog Hill.

Entry added by: Rob Williams on Sun 2nd July 17, 09:07pm Sighting location: Craig Cerrig Gleisiad. Sighting date: 02/07/17
Whinchat, rouzels over the top, and a reeling gropper was an extra surprise.