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Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sun 16th March 08, 08:17am Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 16.3.08
Chiffchaff in my garden (with ring on left leg)

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 15th March 08, 05:14pm Sighting location: Llangasty - 12.00. Sighting date: 15.3.08
2 Redshank, 3 Snipe, 19 Lapwing, 1 Chiffchaff, 14 Sand Martin, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Bullfinch and a Yellow-legged Gull spotted by Andrew King.

Entry added by: Andy Davis on Fri 14th March 08, 09:49pm Sighting location: sn8228/8329. Sighting date: 14th March 2008
'That bird' was about at 08z today - and acted (again) much the same as the Shrike... I did return a few times during the day but not seen. 2 canada geese on the water, a pair of Mallard & a pair of GBB Gulls . To the north side, in county, a pair of reed buntings feeding along the verge. ( see gallery )

Entry added by: Kev Joynes on Fri 14th March 08, 04:50pm Sighting location: Usk Res.. Sighting date: 14th March
GG Shrike at Usk Reservoir.Watched from 10 am -12-ish to left of island track facing res.Caught nothing visible. It then crossed inlet and spent time above the road before disappearing. 2 crossbills 1 woodcock 1goshawk 2 g s woodpeckers 1 green wood. 2jays All in area No sign of strange bird reported earlier.

Entry added by: Barry Weston on Fri 14th March 08, 08:14am Sighting location: Ystradgynlais. Sighting date: Thursday 13 March
Goshawk - male. Seen from Tawe Park looking towards Varteg Hill.

Entry added by: Andy davis on Thu 13th March 08, 10:49pm Sighting location: SN2882. Sighting date: 13th March 2008
Great Grey Shrike still about (same place) and stocking the larder (thanks Steve W.) .. though it doesn't get very full, it doesn't take long for it to devour a vole - I'd like to know what happens to the fur/bones though, they seem to disappear. Of note though, another unidentified predator had joined the GG today, a little bigger but same charteristics & nearly the same call. I've posted on bird forum, but the first response seems to be id'd as a crossbill (which it wasn't). It was interacting with the GG, calling across to it 20 or 30 ' away. All this time it was being mobbed by mistle thrushes/redwings... and the mistle won... as they do. It dived for cover into the ground- or to catch a mouse? if its ok please see http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=109360 for pics. Apart, 2 goosanders on lake, 3 goshawks at the same time nad plenty of meadow pipits on the Dame wall grass.

Entry added by: John Harper on Thu 13th March 08, 07:58pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 13.3.2008
CHURCH POINT: 1pr + 3 redhead Goosander, 29 Lapwing, 17 Curlew, 10 Gadwall, 3 Shoveler, 3M+5F Goldeneye, 200+ B-h Gull, 1 Herring Gull, 12 Pied Wagtail just behind shoreline, at least 2 Mistle Thrushes singing, 15 Greenfinch, 11 Reed Bunting. AROUND HIDE: Redwing 35, 1 G-S Woodpecker, 1pr Treecreeper, 1 Cetti's Warbler heard and seen, 8 Sand Martin, 23 Cormorant, at least 2 Water Rail calling, 1 Heron, 55 L.B-b Gull, 400+ B-h Gull spaced out floating on water and energetically feeding on insects hovering (emerging?)

Entry added by: steven flaherty on Thu 13th March 08, 04:43pm Sighting location: back road from cynghordy to rhandamyn. Sighting date: 12 march 2008
3 x red kites, 4 buzzards, 2 jays, roost of 200+ starling

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Wed 12th March 08, 07:52pm Sighting location: Cathedine. Sighting date: 12/03/08
Garden activity today March 12th, an acrobatic Coal Tit,a Marsh Tit, Long Tailed Tits and a G.S.Woodpecker all visiting the peanut feeder. Two Robins getting territorial resulted in a vicious fight lasting for two minutes. Everthing scattered when a female Sparrowhawk landed on my front fence. Later a Red Kite overhead getting quite regular lately. See Pics.

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Wed 12th March 08, 01:22pm Sighting location: Belfont area. Sighting date: 09/03/08
12/03/08 Two female crossbills feeding on the concrete floor of the sheep feeding pen at the junction about 1 mile from where the Belfont Shrike was seen. At the 'T' junction where the sign points to the " Fishing " the pen is 50 yds to your left opposite a wooden gate to a house.