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Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Sun 30th June 19, 10:09pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 30/06/19
Approximately 200 Jackdaws roosting at 22.00 hours in beech trees in Bronllys village also Hobby over today

Entry added by: L,M-A on Fri 28th June 19, 05:08pm Sighting location: spread eagle fishery. Sighting date: 28/06/19
Peregrine chasing jackdaws,caught one for 15sec only to let it go,just missed another and then got mobbed.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 26th June 19, 05:29pm Sighting location: Forest Lodge to Pont Blaen-cwm-du. Sighting date: 26/06/19
32 species along the 3 mile track. Highlights were 13 Tree Pipit in 10 territories three of which were taking food to young. A single male Whinchat was my first of the year and the first I have seen along here in four visits this year. 3 Stonechat territories, 4 territories of Redstart, 9 singing Willow Warbler, a pair of Grey Wagtail & Bullfinch, and singles of Green Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Linnet, Nuthatch, Treecreeper and Blackcap. 3 Painted Lady were on the wing.

Entry added by: Nicholas Beswick on Mon 24th June 19, 10:30pm Sighting location: Crickhowell . Sighting date: 24/06/19
Group of five Swifts

Entry added by: Jon Dixon on Mon 24th June 19, 09:39pm Sighting location: Talyllyn. (SO107275) Sighting date: 24/06/19
Motivated to add my first sightings after reading the reports of swifts. At least 13 swifts screaming around the houses at about 9.30pm, with answering calls from birds on nests under the eaves. Not a bumper crop, but not bad (we've lived here 15 years). Pair of swallows also flying around. No house martins although there are usually a few around and they are nesting on some of the houses (although not in the same numbers as 10 years ago). Last week I watched a lengthy battle over a nest site between a pair of swallows and 4 house martins - every time a swallow landed a house Martin would land on it to dislodge it, and vice versa. Generally we seem to have more swifts than swallows or house martins in Talyllyn. Although I have no data to back it up I've always got the impression that the opposite applies down the road in Llanfihangel Talyllyn, where swallows and house martins are the norm and swifts seem relatively rare.

Entry added by: David Jones Powell on Mon 24th June 19, 05:28pm Sighting location: Fennifach , Brecon. Sighting date: 24/06/19
Spotted flycatcher; second active nest in the garden in an extraordinarily exposed and dangerous place against a white-painted door frame and background with no cover at all.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Mon 24th June 19, 04:50pm Sighting location: Usk Reservoir. Sighting date: 24/06/19
Successful Willow Tit breeding along the Usk river above the reservoir, where 2 adults were feeding at least 3 well developed young. Calling birds were also heard near the Usk river inlet where a Common Sandpiper was flushed from the Carms side and a predated bleached wader egg (probably CS) was retrieved from the reservoir nearby. Another passage Redshank was present on the Brecs side. A Garden Warbler had recently fledged young. At Trescastle a Spotted Flycatcher nest with just one egg indicates a late start to their breeding season.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Mon 24th June 19, 04:38pm Sighting location: West. Sighting date: 24/06/19
Swift counts today were Trecastle 4, Defynnog 10. Sennybridge has at least 8 yesterday evening in light rain (together with c15 House Martin and 2 Sand Martin), although 14 were seen on the 1st June. No screaming activity seen as birds busy feeding

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 24th June 19, 02:14pm Sighting location: Y Byddwn, Groesffordd. Sighting date: 24/06/19
An amazing morning today with 38 species, most on the reserve. They included spot flycatcher, garden and willow warbler, chiffchaff taking food to a nest and scolding me. wren building again. Family parties were of blue, coal and great tit while a marsh tit fed with them but no young seen. Also with young were redstart, dunnock, crow, jackdaw and nuthatch and one of them, an adult I think flew from a branch and caught a fly just like a spot fly, not seen that before.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 24th June 19, 02:03pm Sighting location: Swift tour of Breconshire. Sighting date: 23/06/19
In response to what appears to be very poor numbers of Swifts this year. Warmer conditions now, so checked a few sites over the last couple of days. Perhaps wishful thinking but it would be nice to think these are minima and mates are incubating or brooding chicks. Brecon Barracks = 2, Brecon Christ Coll = 3, Camden Rd = 1, Mount Str/Alexandra Rd = ?, Abergwesyn Old School = 7 and a thrill to watch, Hay (W) = 4, Hay (E) = 1-5, Felindre = 1, Talgarth Stn = 5, Trefecca =1, Pennorth =2. Lower Chapel, Talyllyn, Llangorse all usually have birds but nil seen. Not an exhaustive list, I hope, but a guide.