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Sightings 6781 to 6785 of 6785.

Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Thu 25th October 07, 07:47am Sighting location: Garth Bank. Sighting date: 23 October 2007
Woodcock flushed from beside path.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 24th October 07, 06:42pm Sighting location: Blaenllia, ystradfellte SN925164. Sighting date: 24th October
Great Grey Shrike on clearfell above the road above the carpark. Seen up close until a male Goshawk appeared! Found at 1.30pm, not relocated at 4.45pm but wide choice of clearfells there. Also in the area 2 Heron, 2 Woodcock flushed along Afon Dringarth, 3 Stonechat by Maen Llia, 150 WPigeon through, 20 Fieldfare.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 23rd October 07, 09:21pm Sighting location: Brecon Canal Basin. Sighting date: 23.10.07 - 13.00
Color ringed mute swan. Blue ring, yellow writting on right leg '7BUJ' and metal ring on left. Presumably not a local bird as Llangorse Ringing Group have not ringed any mute swans according to 2006 Annnual Report? Reported to BTO. Also present another mute, 168 Mallard, male mandarin and a moorhen.

Entry added by: Luke Phillips on Tue 23rd October 07, 02:24pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir - SO 106 198. Sighting date: 23/10/07
3 Willow tit in the scrub.

Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Tue 23rd October 07, 12:07pm Sighting location: Garth Bank. Sighting date: 22 October 2007
Party of 4 Crossbill

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 21st October 07, 10:45pm Sighting location: Usk - Llanfaes Bridge, Brecon. Sighting date: 21.10.2007 - 12.00
From Llanfaes bridge 4 female Goosander plus a male in moult. Also a large mink near the doc' surgery wall was making feeding BH Gull's edgy.

Entry added by: Pat and Tony Balshaw on Sun 21st October 07, 04:29pm Sighting location: near Blaen Onneu quarries. Sighting date: Sunday 21st October
100+ Fieldfares, 50+ woodpigeon;6 ravens; small parties of greenfinch and chaffinch; several meadow pipits.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 21st October 07, 01:20pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir SO100190. Sighting date: 21st October 11am
26 Wigeon, 125 Mallard, 15 CGoose, 36 Little Grebe, 12 Pochard, 7 Tufteds, 6 female Goldeneye (first returns), 7 Cormorant. Also 100 Rook on pasture searching for leatherjackets, 2 Bullfinch, a Marsh Tit - and a foot-long Grass Snake squashed on the road!

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 20th October 07, 10:17pm Sighting location: Talgarth area. Sighting date: 20th October, 10am - 1pm
Highlights at sites; Ffostyll - fem Merlin, juv Peregrine played with Corvids, 25 YHammer, 15 Fieldfare, Marsh Tit. Rhos Fawr - pr Stonechat, 60 WPigeon SW, i Lapwing. Pontybat Xroads maize stubble - 20 Skylark, 7 Stock Dove.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sat 20th October 07, 08:51pm Sighting location: Llewel/south west Epynt. Sighting date: 20th October 2007
Woodcock flushed from roadside grass. Starling roost comprised at least 3,000 birds. Ring-tail Hen Harrier 18:04-18:11.