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Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 26th March 20, 08:44pm Sighting location: Pennorth. Sighting date: 26/03/20
During a short walk around the village this morning - incoming migrants included my first 2 Blackcaps singing on the disused railway, a White Wagtail in stubble with 2 Pied, 10 M Pipit and several Chiffchaffs fly-catching in the sun. Outgoing - 3 Fieldfares. Pair Goldcrest displaying in a roadside hedge, male flaring his bright crown.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 25th March 20, 06:34pm Sighting location: Y Byddwn, Groesffordd. Sighting date: 25/03/20
Blackcap also singing on reserve along with redwing, still 5 on the reserve. Butterflies were 4 peacocks, small tortoiseshell, Male and female orange tip and amazingly a male brimstone.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 25th March 20, 06:33pm Sighting location: Beacons Park, Brecon. Sighting date: 25/03/20
Blackcap singing in garden this morning at 6.30

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 25th March 20, 04:41pm Sighting location: Libanus. Sighting date: 25/03/20
A walk from home along the Tarrell at Libanus gave a singing male Blackcap which seemed very early. Also singing 5 Chiffchaff and 4 Goldcrest. I made a count of the rookery nests which are located in three trees along the river. All three threes are occupied this year with a total of 20 nests split 9 at the United Reformed Church, 4 at Libanus Mill and 7 at the water treatment works.

Entry added by: Graham Hughes on Wed 25th March 20, 02:05pm Sighting location: Llanfihangel Talyllyn. Sighting date: 25/03/20
On the lane this morning from Llanfihangel Talyllyn to Talyllyn we rounded a corner and there was a Peacock displaying in the middle of the road. First one I've seen this Spring!

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 23rd March 20, 06:47pm Sighting location: Y Byddwn, Groesffordd. Sighting date: 23/03/20
30 redwing including song, male goshawk, peregrine, skylark and 54 Black-headed Gulls flew over. Mallard and grey wagtails could well be nesting on the reserve along with the usual 2 pairs of chiffchaff. A dipper flew high from the reserve to the River Usk.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 23rd March 20, 02:47pm Sighting location: Hay-on-Wye. Sighting date: 23/03/20
I get some 'funny looks' but rookery counts in the Hay area: Hay Library area = 16, Hay Castle = 6, bottom of Forest Road = 9, Swan Hotel (N) = 4. Glasbury Garage not counted. Gwernyfed School Lodge/drive = 54 nests. Seems these have increased in recent years. Chiffchaff singing, Treecreeper carrying nest material & pr Goosander by the river. Mostly done from the car, so social distancing not compromised.

Entry added by: Rhydian Davies on Mon 23rd March 20, 10:29am Sighting location: Brechfa Common. Sighting date: 21/03/20
Our first male Wheatear of 2020 on Brechfa Common, which was also our first Summer migrant of the year.

Entry added by: Graham Motley on Sun 22nd March 20, 03:50pm Sighting location: Near Llangattock turnoff from Llangynidr mountain road. Sighting date: 22/03/20
Wheatear and lots singing skylarks and meadow pipits

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 21st March 20, 06:52pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 21/03/20
Further to Keith's sightings below, viewed from the Llangorse side, David's female Red-brested Merganser was feeding in the flooded field closest to the troll's bridge making good comparisons to the redhead Goosanders there. Also a drake Shelduck (different to the regular female), 22 Curlew including one of the colour ringed birds and a Kingfisher. 35 Barnacle Geese were on the Acorn field with a pair of Oystercatcher in addition to the third one on the SCM.