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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 30th November 07, 09:21pm Sighting location: Brecfa Pool - 13.00. Sighting date: 30.11.07
5 Lapwing, 7 Teal, 27 LBB Gull, 10 Moorhen and 2 Mallard. At bottom of lane leading up to Brecfa, a female Sparrowhawk and a Buzzard.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 30th November 07, 06:22pm Sighting location: Brecon Sewage Works SO057276. Sighting date: 30th November 1pm
Approx 50 Pied Wagtails, 2 Grey Wag and 20 Chaffinch on filter beds. A Chiffchaff in hedge adjacent, and female Merlin flew over.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 29th November 07, 10:24pm Sighting location: Brecon Town / Llandew area. Sighting date: 29.11.07
Between 15.15 to 15.45 162 BH Gull left feeding on the Usk and headed to Llangorse Lake to roost. At the same time c.200 Jackdaw were flocking before going to roost at Slwch Tump. Also a mile north of Llandew 8 Buzzard and 4 Red Kite all in very close proximity of each other.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 28th November 07, 05:36pm Sighting location: Patrishow SO283223. Sighting date: 28th November 2007
One Kestrel. This would have been seen to be a crazy request ten years ago - but PLEASE let me have all reports of Kestrel in Breconshire. Thanks.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 27th November 07, 09:25pm Sighting location: Brecon Canal Basin. Sighting date: 27.11.07
244 Mallard, male Mandarin, 2 BH Gull, 2 Collared Dove, single Moorhen and 2 Mute Swan including '7BSZ'.

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.