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Entry added by: Geoff Waldron on Mon 28th January 08, 01:01pm Sighting location: CF47 9HN. Sighting date: 27/1/8 1600 - 1700
Big Garden Bird Watch Results - 10 Robins, 6 BlackBirds, 30 JackDaws, 7 Crows, 5 Magpies, 2 Buzzards. Sparrows, Blue tits and Great tits where completely absent! This was on a piece of 'scrub land' near where I live.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 27th January 08, 10:21pm Sighting location: Garden - Pennorth. Sighting date: 27th January 3pm
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. An improved Chaffinch count of 18 brought with them a pair of Brambling - my first here in 16 years!! Ten other species included a Tree Sparrow, 4 Goldfinch and a Starling.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 27th January 08, 08:35pm Sighting location: Aberyscir. Sighting date: 27.1.08 - 16.15
4 Yellowhammer in road side hedge 200 yards north of Aberyscir.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 27th January 08, 07:13pm Sighting location: Various. Sighting date: 26-27th Jan 2008
22 species were recorded on the Forest Fach, Sennybridge, TTV (SN92D) on the 27th, highlights were 2 Woodcock (2nd bird noticably larger than first), 7 Snipe and a pair of Stock Dove in an area where they have been seen in the breeding season. 11 species were recorded on SN83S (Epynt)today. The forestry part was extremely quiet but 3 Crossbill were seen on an adjacent non-TTV square with one of the 2 females collecting nest material. A late afternoon visit to Y Gors, Trecastle yielded 24 species, the Snipe count equalled the previous record of 96 (2-3 times the previous counts this winter). Interestingly a single Snipe sp was seen moving off (silently) some 4 minutes before the Common Snipe started. I suspect this was a Jack Snipe but no other features could be noted. The Teal count remains very low here at 4-5 birds. A male Kestrel and Peregrine also present and several very large Starling flocks were seen moving towards the Epynt roost.

Entry added by: John Lloyd on Sun 27th January 08, 06:46pm Sighting location: Chwefri and adjacent Cwm Clyd Valleys. Sighting date: 27th January 2008
A pair of Willlow Tits in the Chwefri Valley and a single of the same species in the Cwm Clyd Valley. Both in suitable damp woodland. There is a BBS in the Chwefri site and neither I nor the other 3 observers who have done this square over the years have ever recorded Willow Tits there before. So it will be interesting to return in the breeding season. I have seen Willow Tits at two sites in north east Carms in the past few days so they seem to be particualrly visible at the moment.

Entry added by: Maria Goddard on Sun 27th January 08, 05:06pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 27-01-08
All the usual birds (great crested grebes, cormorants, tufted ducks, etc) plus a pair of water rail which sneaked past the hide.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 26th January 08, 06:22pm Sighting location: Mynydd Aberyscir (north). Sighting date: 26.1.08 - 15.15
Large mixed feeding flock in hedge/farm field included 16 Yellowhammer, 1 Brambling, 80-100 Chaffinch, 26 Jackdaw, 2 Rook and c.300 Starling. Male Sparrowhawk and Buzzard also around.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 25th January 08, 06:19pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 25.1.08 - 11.30
4 female Shelduck

Entry added by: Ed Hunter on Fri 25th January 08, 09:28am Sighting location: sn869246. Sighting date: 24 jan 08
Great Grey Shrike in new looking clearing near belfont in Glasfynydd Forest at 12 - 12:30 on south side of road, very active again mainly on low twig perchs

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 24th January 08, 10:36pm Sighting location: Brecon Town. Sighting date: 24.1.08
Kingfisher with 48 Mallard and 3 Moorhen at Penlan Pond. Canal Basin held 221 Mallard, m. Mandarin and 2 Mute Swan including '7BSZ'. 2 drake Goosander on Usk and 297 BH Gull came in to feed this morning.