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Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 18th March 19, 09:13pm Sighting location: Beacons Park, Brecon. Sighting date: 18/03/19
8 Curlew flew west over house this morning at 7am

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Mon 18th March 19, 02:06pm Sighting location: Llangors lake. Sighting date: 18/03/19
This morning; the characteristic weak drumming of a Lesser Pecker heard clearly from the trees around the sailing club buildings - but it's frustratingly difficult to get near because of the flood water. Later from the bird hide a large female Goshawk flying low over the water and trying in vain to spook wildfowl into the air, also six Sand Martins on the lake and six Common Redpolls in the Alders just to the right of the hide.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 14th March 19, 04:35pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 14/03/19
Good views of the female Red-br Merganser and drake Scaup close in to the Crannog Hut at lunchtime today. Beware depth of floodwater! Also 29 Curlew on 'Acorn Field' but no sign of the Gann-ringed bird.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Thu 14th March 19, 02:41pm Sighting location: Groesffordd. Sighting date: 14/03/19
7 Buzzards feeding (beetles/worms?) on pasture whilst 2 more flew high above.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 13th March 19, 11:04pm Sighting location: Beacons park, Brecon. Sighting date: 13/03/19
A flock of gulls disturbed from the fields adjacent to beacons park today gave me about 80 Lesser Black-backs, 3 Herrings, 11 Black-headed and to my surprise a Common Gull. There were also about 500 starlings feeding in the same sheep field.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 13th March 19, 05:59pm Sighting location: The crannog, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 13/03/19
The Curlew flock has increased to 56 but they are very flighty. "Black 18" is still with them. The Red-breasted Merganser was off the crannog. Also 19 Lapwing and a Little Egret. The Shelduck was flying around and the Mandarin was looking good in breeding plumage.

Entry added by: L.ma on Tue 12th March 19, 05:49pm Sighting location: Spread eagle fishery . Sighting date: 12/03/19
4 Green sandpipers flying down stream

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Tue 12th March 19, 01:34pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 11/03/19
Seven Curlew at the western end of Mynydd Illtyd yesterday (11th March), reported to me by Mary Forsyth.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 11th March 19, 08:44pm Sighting location: Abergwesyn. Sighting date: 11/03/19
Tetrad surveyed for National Willow Tit survey today. No Willow or Marsh Tits called in with tape today, but highlights were Woodcock, flock 15 Mistle Thrushes, Grey and Pied Wagtails, 250 Starling flock, 2 displaying Meadow Pipit, 2 Crossbill, 3 Fieldfare, Siskin, Peregrine. A large pond at Llwynderw not shown on any map held surprises - one Little Grebe and pr Goosander. 32 species. About 20 WT survey tetrads have been surveyed so far since 15th Feb, so a good start - please see Home Page and volunteer if you have time to help. Thanks.

Entry added by: L.M-A on Mon 11th March 19, 08:51am Sighting location: spread eagle fishery. Sighting date: 10/03/19
Calling Curlew. flying over all weekend. I'll try and see if it has a ring.