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Sightings 6931 to 6933 of 6933.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 21st September 07, 08:08pm Sighting location: Brecfa Pool. Sighting date: 21.9.07 - 12.30pm
11 Snipe, 22 Lapwing, 1 f. Tufted, 3 Coot + 5 juv, 5 Moorhen + 5 juv, 5 Meadow Pipit and a Buzzard. On lane leading up, a huge flock of House Sparrow maybe 80-100+.

Entry added by: Steve Jones on Fri 21st September 07, 07:16pm Sighting location: Penrhos, Llanwrthwl. SN9762. Sighting date: 21/9/07 18.00
Merlin - a male perched on dead tree before heading south.

Entry added by: Charles Allum on Thu 20th September 07, 03:17pm Sighting location: DANYFAN, CWMGWDI, SO026262. Sighting date: 20Sep2007
At approx 1000 today, 20Sep, a lone hen Siskin landed in the tree which serves as waiting area for my peanut feeder. Almost instantly a leaf warbler plunged to dislodge it and then chased it vigorously until it had left the site. I thought it was a Willow Warbler but both this species and Chiffchaff have been here in the last two days chasing tits. This habit is well known but I have never heard of it being done to a finch? Is it usual?

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 16th September 07, 09:40pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 16th September
BTO monthly wildfowl count. Highlights were: 1 Bl-T Godwit, 7 Snipe, 54 Tufted Duck, 4 LGrebe, 105 ad Mute Swan+11 cygnets. Commotion at 08.30 when an adult Otter + 2 well-grown cubs arrived from Llynfi, fishing the west end eventually hauling a very large Eel into the reedbeds near the hide. Gulls & Tufties took real dislike to these piscine & avian predators.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 15th September 07, 10:06pm Sighting location: Mynydd Aberyscir. Sighting date: 15.9.07 - 16.00
A lingering male Whitethroat was on gorse bushes near a group of Stonechat

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sat 15th September 07, 06:35pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 15th September - 9am
4 Whinchat, 7 Stonechat, 1 juv Kestrel, 20+ Linnet, Water Rail (h). Skylark & MPipit in reasonable numbers. Also nice to see a Leveret and a Fox (some distance apart fortunately).

Entry added by: Paul Leafe on Sat 15th September 07, 04:56pm Sighting location: Brechfa Pool. Sighting date: 15/09/2007
1 Wigeon and 8 Snipe this morning. Also 92 Lesser Black-backed Gulls a in ploughed field just north of Llyswen.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 13th September 07, 10:11pm Sighting location: Mynydd Aberyscir. Sighting date: 13.9.07 - 15.00
8-9 Stonechat, 2 Raven, 33 Mistle Thrush and a Grey Heron. Also present Linnet, Yellowhammer, Crow, Rook, Skylark and an couple of juv Buzzard

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 12th September 07, 11:04pm Sighting location: Lower Chapel. Sighting date: 12th September
Amongst 140 House Martin sitting on wires & clinging to buildings at Vale Farm, was a completely off-white colour variant. No white rump either. Behaviour suggested passage birds.

Entry added by: BOB GIBBONS on Mon 10th September 07, 10:41pm Sighting location: LLANTHOMAS ROAD, LLANIGON. Sighting date: 10-9-07
TWO KESTRELS HUNTING OVER GAS PIPELINE AT LLANTHOMAS ROAD LLANIGON ,FIRST SEEN AT 11-30am LAST SEEN AT 6-00pm 10-9-07