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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 10th January 18, 08:25pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir / Camlais Brook. (SN827275) Sighting date: 10/01/18
Low numbers of just 25 species around the reservoir and Glysfynydd Forest this morning. The Great Grey Shrike was seen briefly at the top of a pine edge by the clearfell at SN827275. Other hightlights were 2 Crossbill, a calling Willow Tit, 1 Kestrel and 2 Goldeneye. Later a walk along Camlais Brook gave 8 Snipe, 1 Water Rail, 4 Mallard, 1 Meadow Pipit and 2 Reed Bunting.

Entry added by: Graham Motley on Wed 10th January 18, 06:42pm Sighting location: Llangynidr. Sighting date: 06/01/18
Marsh Tit showing territorial behaviour near canal boatyard, Llangynidr on 6th Jan. Also of note, a Common Sandpiper on the Usk just downstream of vice-county boundary near Llanwenarth today.

Entry added by: Llwynnonn Rangers on Tue 9th January 18, 01:45pm Sighting location: Just OOC - Llwyn-onn Reservoir. Sighting date: 09/01/18
Water Pipit - on upper reservoir spillway.

Entry added by: Tim Griffiths on Mon 8th January 18, 05:14pm Sighting location: Along road south of Usk reservoir. Sighting date: 8/1/18
Great Gray Shrike

Entry added by: D&M Evans on Mon 8th January 18, 04:00pm Sighting location: South Powys . Sighting date: 08/01/18
A great afternoons birding on a Round Robin. Mynydd Illtyd, c40 Golden Plover loath to fly despite dog walkers in close proximity.. Llangorse. Kingfisher and 3 Water Rail directly in front of the hide. Gadwall, Pochard, Goldeneye, Teal, Wigeon, Tufted in good numbers but no Pintail noted. Llangasty. 2 Great White Egret. Lower Llangynidr Garden. Tits, Blue 33, Great 10, LT 17, Coal 3, Marsh 1. GSpWoodpecker 2, Nuthatch 2, Goldfinch, 9,Siskin 3, H Sparrow 14, Chaffinch 21, Dunnoch 4, Bullfinch 2 males,Robin 1, Blackbird 5,Pied Wagtail 1.

Entry added by: Steve Jones on Sun 7th January 18, 10:32pm Sighting location: Llanwrthwl. Sighting date: 06/01/18
7 Greenfinch on our feeders yesterday was lovely to see. We barely had any between 2010 and 2015, they are now gradually returning.

Entry added by: Andrew Cormack on Sun 7th January 18, 03:36pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 07/01/18
Six bullfinch feeding around the hide ramp. GW egret visible from car park. Masses of duck in fron t of the hide, including a couple of (not-so-common) pochard and a dozen goldeneye

Entry added by: John Shrouder on Wed 3rd January 18, 09:11pm Sighting location: Over B4558 on Brecon side of Llanfrynach. Sighting date: 03/01/18
Late afternoon on Wednesday, fifteen Red Kite together in close proximity soaring into a strong headwind. Also, two separate pairs around Pencelli.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 3rd January 18, 06:41pm Sighting location: Priory Groves / Slwch Farm Brecon. Sighting date: 03/01/18
No finches at all around the groves. Highlights were a Marsh Tit, 2 Treecreeper, a male Sparrowhawk and singles of Dipper, Grey Wagtail and Nuthatch. 2 Stock Dove flew over Slwch Farm

Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Wed 3rd January 18, 05:28pm Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 03/01/18
Tawny Owls very vocal around the house this evening .