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Sightings 6871 to 6877 of 6877.

Entry added by: Neil Thomas on Tue 27th November 07, 12:10pm Sighting location: Near Mountain Centre. Sighting date: 17.11.07
50-60 golden plovers on Illtyd Common about half a mile SE of the Mountain Centre. Feeding on the floor. When disturbed flew ten yards away with characteristic little beeping sounds.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 26th November 07, 07:07pm Sighting location: Brecon Prom.. Sighting date: 26.11.07 - 12.30
Lunch time walk along Brecon Prom. highlights a Little Grebe, Kingfisher and female Goosander. Also 1 LBB + 88 BH Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Mute Swan, 50 Mallard, 5 Moorhen and a female Grey Wag.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 25th November 07, 05:48pm Sighting location: Talybont & Scethrog, Usk Valley. Sighting date: 25th November
Two adjacent Atlas tetrads covered (some private land). Best were male Mandarin flushed, Green Sandpiper, GBBGull, 3 Lapwing, Peregrine up close, Sp Hawk, 2 Dipper, 10+ Goosander, 14 Stock Dove.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 25th November 07, 04:30pm Sighting location: Glasfynydd forest/Belfont. Sighting date: 25th November 2007
A Great Grey Shrike was one of the highlights of a BTO Atlas TTV count. The bird was present in the roadside clearfell at SN 869 245 (opposite Castle Drake track). Other highlights were 3 Willow Tit a Woodcock, 4+ Crossbill and at least 39 Snipe from Llyn Traeth-bach. 31 species were recorded in all.

Entry added by: Bryan Jones on Fri 23rd November 07, 06:46pm Sighting location: SN8942. Sighting date: 22and 23/11/2007
Little Owl on fencepost at 0800Hrs on 22/11. Merlin in Elder tree this afternoon at 1530hrs.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 22nd November 07, 09:14pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir / Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 22.11.07
19 Little Grebe, 58 Wigeon, 10 Pochard, 16 Teal, 6 Tufted, 38 Mallard, 37 Coot, 2 Mute Swan, Grey Heron and 21 Canada's. At Llangorse Lake today a LBB Gull with metal ring on right leg numbered '385...'

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Wed 21st November 07, 07:23pm Sighting location: SO 057275. Sighting date: 21 November
Chiffchaffs at Brecon STW. One in a riverside willow, and soon afterwards two together in hawthorns bordering the Works. Late afternoon light very low, so was surprised to get a bad but recognisable photo with flash. Also plenty of blue and great tits, c10 long-tailed, one or two goldcrests and a treecreeper.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Mon 19th November 07, 09:55pm Sighting location: Brecon Prom.. Sighting date: N/A
The yellow wing tagged Grey Heron lettered ‘BC’ that has been seen on the Usk at Brecon Prom on 15.10.07 and 8.11.07 has been confirmed as having been ringed on 9.4.02 at Frampton gravel pits, Gloucestershire and was a breeding bird at Old Berkeley Decoy heronry, Purton during both 2006 and 2007 seasons.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 19th November 07, 07:59pm Sighting location: Llangasty SO133262. Sighting date: 19th November
In addition to John Harper's list, a drake Pintail was with 80 Mallard, 6 Gadwall and 20 Wigeon off the carpark. Goes to show how the species list from the carpark can change within 15 minutes!!

Entry added by: John Harper on Mon 19th November 07, 07:04pm Sighting location: Llangasty to hide and back. Sighting date: 19th November 2007
Among the many usual avian inhabitants a Bewicks Swan first seen at c.1430 hrs at Llangasty Spit was confirmed later by Mike Hogan with his powerful telescope and later still by Andrew King. Otherwise: 22 Lapwing; 82 Mute Swan + 4 imms; 12 Goldeneye; 51 Cormorant (including a detailed count of a closely packed group on the far shore by Mike); 1 Great Black-backed Gull; and 8 Water Rail along the reeds at dusk on the way back to the car park. Thousands of Starlings were flying SE across the lake to roost.