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Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 14th December 17, 05:44pm Sighting location: Llangorse & Brecon. Sighting date: 14/12/17
No sign of the female Ring-necked Duck today or yesterday. Possible it is still at the Lake, but perhaps the arrival of a female at WWT Penclacwydd, Llanelli the day after the Llangorse sighting is significant. A Kingfisher fishing off the reed-stems within the flooded reedbed in front of the hide this pm caught many small fry. Yesterday, the female Hawfinch was at Brecon CC dropping much lower to take Hawthorn berries (the tree with the drey in it).

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 13th December 17, 06:42pm Sighting location: Llanhamlach. Sighting date: 13/12/17
A Merlin flew low over the A40 at Llanhamlach.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 13th December 17, 11:15am Sighting location: Corn Du/Pen-y-fan. Sighting date: 12/12/17
Radnor Bird blog ('tspadger') reports 6 Snow Bunting on Corn Du (Beacons) yesterday. That would make the walk in those conditions very worthwhile!

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Tue 12th December 17, 08:38pm Sighting location: Brecon. (SO045297) Sighting date: 12/12/17
6 Black-headed Gulls feeding in garden on scraps during the very icy/snowy weather.

Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Tue 12th December 17, 07:36pm Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 12/12/17
Woodcock in road out of village this morning . 5 Bullfinch feeding on Docks & Dipper singing by the River Dulas .

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Mon 11th December 17, 03:51pm Sighting location: Sarnau Ponds. (SO031328) Sighting date: 11/12/17
2 Green Sandpipers, Grey Heron, Red Kite, 8 Longtail Tits,4 Raven, 2 Carrion Crows,2 Coal Tits,

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 11th December 17, 03:34pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/12/17
WeBS count today by foot as we are snowed in. Very scenic and rewarding bird-wise. A female w/p Ring-necked Duck complete with 'tear-line' was in front of the hide. Third Breconshire record, and the first since 1980! Also a Green Sandpiper and Shelduck by the pontoons, Grey Wagtail, 16 Gt Cr Grebe, 2 Little and 2 GW Egrets, 73+ Mute Swan, 168 Wigeon, 23 Gadwall, 100 Teal, 80 Mallard, 19 Shoveler, 7 Pochard, 318 Tufteds, male Red-crested Pochard, 34 Goldeneye, 23 Goosander, 376 Coot, 6 Lapwing. Something unseen flushed 57 Snipe off the point. A female Merlin, and two sparring fem/juv Sparrowhawks were in Caeau Ty Mawr. Male Stonechat.

Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Sat 9th December 17, 06:47pm Sighting location: Glasbury Fford Fawr. Sighting date: 09/12/17
WeBS count today: 2 firsts for me for the site - close views of 1 Great White Egret hunting successfully and v intently along the river margin. Also dashing hunting flight of 1 Merlin unsuccessfully attempting to predate a startled flock of Redwing. More mundanely 3 Buzzard, 3 Cormorant, 6 Goosander, 3 Grey Heron, 7 Lapwing, 3 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 55 Mallard, 4 Mute Swan, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Red Kite, 11 BH Gull, 6 LBB Gull. Also mixed flock c40 Redwing & 10 Fieldfare. 1 Muscovy.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Sat 9th December 17, 05:27pm Sighting location: Talybont. (SO118202) Sighting date: 09/12/17
Flushed a common snipe from a muddy patch whilst walking through the snow. Plenty of fieldfare and redwing feeding in the lower fields where snow hadn't covered them.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 8th December 17, 10:55pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 08/12/17
At dusk tonight from the hide; 50,000+ Starlings settled in the reeds in front of the hide. Duck were quite jumpy as a sub-adult Otter swam through them from out of the western reedbeds. Before they got up, amongst the usuals, I did find a female Scaup, 8 Pochard, 2m/4f Pintail, 15+ Shoveler, 38 Goldeneye, 20+ Goosander, single GW and Little Egrets. Good numbers of Gulls into the roost as well but the light was terrible; some Common and Herring Gulls amongst them