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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 15th September 19, 07:59pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 15/09/19
3 Hobby hunting together, 110 Goldfinch in the pony field, 1 GW & 1 Little Egret, 4 Stonechat, 2 Cettis calling, 3 Yellow Wagtail in with the sheep, 3 Wigeon and 12 Gadwall. Two ringed swans Blue 7ILF & 7CTJ (She is 16 years old this year).

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sat 14th September 19, 03:33pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 14/09/19
Two Hobbies chased dragonflies over the Lake fringe below Ty Mawr meadows, and dived repeatedly on a large raptor, probably a Goshawk but too far away to be certain. One Hobby flew low over Llangasty car park.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 11th September 19, 05:16pm Sighting location: Brecon / Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/09/19
2 Peregrine on St Marys church tower and the remains of a Common Tern below. At Llangorse 1 GW Egret, 2 Little Egret, 2 Gadwall, 9 Teal, 2 Hobby, 2 Reed Warbler, 40 Goldfinch feeding on thistles, 1 Yellow Wagtail feeding around the ponies and 25 Linnet. A ringed juv Cormorant was at Llangasty but frustratingly the ring was just out of the range of my scope to read and a new ringed Mute Swan "Blue 7ILF".

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 10th September 19, 11:58pm Sighting location: Cwm Gwdi, N Beacons. Sighting date: 11/09/19
A short walk into the lower Beacons revealed 19 species. Best were steady stream of House Martins along the contour south-east, a very pale Buzzard, 6 juv Stonechats together on bracken, 5 Wheatear together above the bracken zone, and a Redstart in hawthorns.

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Tue 10th September 19, 03:48pm Sighting location: Cathedine. Sighting date: 09/09/19
I went out to the back of my house at 23.00 last night to lock the gates and I always carry a torch with me to shine a beam up into an Ash tree in the garden, just in case there's a Tawny Owl about. No luck with the Tawny, but as I lowered the beam onto my garden fence that backs onto a field, to my great surprise and pleasure a Barn Owl was perched there looking at me. It flew off and just drifted down to a lower field and disappeared - another great garden tick!

Entry added by: Graham Motley on Sun 8th September 19, 07:35pm Sighting location: Llangynidr. Sighting date: 08/09/19
looked out of my window at lunchtime and was surprised to see a Wheatear running about on my small front lawn - it stayed for about 10 minutes and then about an hour later I spotted it sitting on the roof of neighbours house. managed to get a few pics. Not a bird I would ever have imagined adding to my garden list. In the afternoon popped down to Llangorse - Hobby x2 feeding over western edge of lake and a single yellow wagtail with pied wagtails on the grassy area of common opposite main car park. Noted Andrew mention of the swifts in Brecon a couple of days ago - last Monday 2 Sep I saw two swifts in the same location - perhaps the same birds? Late breeders?

Entry added by: Terry Gammons on Sun 8th September 19, 12:13pm Sighting location: Maen Richard to Llyn Dwr. (SO965347) Sighting date: 07/09/19
Buzzard x 1, Meadow Pipits x 10+, Skylarks x 4, Swallows x 6, Pied Wagtail x 1, Wheatear x 1 pair. Southern Hawker dragonfly (Male) x 1

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 4th September 19, 07:51pm Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 04/09/19
3 Swift still over Llanfaes bridge this morning.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 4th September 19, 03:29pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 04/09/19
Yesterday, 3 Swifts over R Usk at Brecon Town bridge and a Green Woodpecker at Aberyscir. This morning at Llangasty, a juv Cuckoo, 2 Little Grebes, several P Wagtails, Hobby taking dragonflies off Ty Mawr wood and more Hobbies calling.

Entry added by: Neil Farr on Mon 2nd September 19, 05:36pm Sighting location: Pen y Fan summit. Sighting date: 01/09/19
On the Neuadd reservoir path, nr. Nant Yr-hen-heol ( stream ) to the left of the path, south of Cribyn was a male kestrel chasing/hunting house martins and a buzzard over Tor Glas. As I was getting nearer to the summit of Pen y Fan via Craig Cwm Sere, a red kite flew over the summit ( 2,906ft ) heading north and out of sight. I wonder how high ( altitude ) red kites can fly ?. Beautiful mountains.