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06/01/2024 at Builth Wells circuit

36 species found. R Wye - 2 Kingfisher, pr Grey Wagtail, Little Egret, 8 Mandarin Duck, a few Goldfinch & 1 Siskin on alder cones and Goldcrest. Builth STW - 1 Chiffchaff. Aberduhonw - Heron, a few Redwing & Fieldfare. Newry Rd - drumming Gt Sp Woodpecker, Treecreeper, good number of House Sparrows, 4 Collared Dove. Several small flocks of Woodpigeon flying up the Wye Valley and then NE out & over Carneddau hills - reverse direction to the Oct/Nov mass movements.
Added by Andrew King at 06/01/2024 18:13

06/01/2024 at Llangorse Lake

All from Llangasty, 5 Great & 2 Little Egret, 8 Greylag and the female Scaup. 247+ Herring and 2 Common Gull in with the roost. 11 Meadow Pipit & 2 Stonechat.
Added by Mark Waldron at 06/01/2024 16:44

05/01/2024 at Llangorse lake

Female Scaup still present at llangorse lake, although on the far side, when viewing from the llangasty car park. Several water rail near the hide, also good views of cettis warbler
Added by Mark Spirito at 05/01/2024 18:16

04/01/2024 at Elan Valley

10 Mandarins and 7 Goldeneye on Dolymynach reservoir.
Added by Tony Ware at 04/01/2024 18:49

02/01/2024 at Talybont Reservoir

G N Diver still at the southern end of Talybont Reservoir, this morning. Also, 19 Snipe, 2 Teal, 8 Mallard, 2 Little Grebe and a Cormorant. 4 Snipe were feeding, in view from the hide, between the tussocks, when two groups of 7 & 12 flushed up, and circled around a few times before settling back amongst the tussocks, out of sight.
Added by Nick Morgan at 02/01/2024 13:57

01/01/2024 at scethrog peninsula

5 snipe, 3 swans, 1 cormorant and a baker’s dozen long tailed tits
Added by ellen walsh moorman at 01/01/2024 15:33

01/01/2024 at Langasty Church car park. (SN132262)

At 11.45 am Barn Owl, flew out from trees and circled the carpark and flooded picknick area at Langasty Church, a height of 20 m before perching back into the trees out of sight. Viewed for 15-20 seconds. (SN132262)
Added by Stephen Thomas at 01/01/2024 14:49

01/01/2024 at Talybont Reservoir

Great northen diver still at Talybont Reservoir this morning. Nice view from hide. Otherwise just mallards and a cormorant.
Added by Stuart Reid at 01/01/2024 13:30

30/12/2023 at Llangorse Lake

Scaup still between Llangasty and Ty Mawr wood opposite the old Scot's Pine.
Added by Mark Waldron at 30/12/2023 13:18

26/12/2023 at Llandefalle common

flight of about 20 golden plover
Added by John Davies at 28/12/2023 15:49

27/12/2023 at LLangorse Lake.

Brief visit late afternoon. A female Scaup was between Llangasty and Ty Mawr wood. Also 4 Pintail (2m2f) and 3 Pochard (2m1f).
Added by Mark Waldron at 27/12/2023 17:37

23/12/2023 at Llangorse Lake

Report via L. Milne - 3 Whooper Swans at 12noon on 23/12/23. 2 adults, 1 juv but only present for a short period before flying off west. Not found today.
Added by Andrew King at 24/12/2023 21:52

23/12/2023 at Tirabad/Cwm Dwfnant

Several squares on the edge of Epynt did not give a large diversity of species but some significant counts. Near Tirabad there were a minimum of 280+ Fieldfare with 150+ Starling and 10+ Redwing. In Cwm Dwfnant a tight flock of 90 Siskin, 5 Crossbill a couple of Bullfinch and a probable Marsh Tit in amongst a small mixed flock of other woodland species. This used to be a regular spot for Willow Tit and I was not 100% on the ID as it was not calling but the small burst given and the look of the bird suggested Marsh
Added by Gareth Rees at 23/12/2023 16:29

22/12/2023 at Trecastle

Dusk survey at Y Gors this afternoon revealed at least 30 Common Snipe, 16 Mallard (no Teal) and a calling Water Rail. Latter species is now getting harder to detect here so nice to confirm they are still using the site.
Added by Gareth Rees at 22/12/2023 19:42

21/12/2023 at BRECONSHIRE 2022

The 2022 Report is now available. 100 fact-filled pages detailing main records for 175 species seen in Breconshire during 2022, with photos. Also the 2022 Llangorse Lake Ringing Report for 2022, and the Gazetteer of birding sites in the county. Prices held as per last year, £8/copy and £2 p&p if requesting by post. Stocks are currently on sale at Visit Brecon and 'Explore Brecon Beacons' (No. 6, The Bulwark) shops in Brecon, at Llangors Shop and at CRIC, Crickhowell. Other sales outlets to be arranged in the New Year, check on Home Page in due course. Copies can also be bought through the Editor, email address on Home Page. Enjoy your Christmas reading! Thanks to all contributors of records and sightings that make these annual publications possible.
Added by Editor, Breconshire Birds Annual Report at 21/12/2023 14:47

17/12/2023 at Bronllys

Redshank flying over Bronllys at night calling
Added by Mark Spirito at 18/12/2023 21:37

17/12/2023 at Brecon, River Usk

Between Scout Lane and STW, single Kingfisher and Little Egret, two Herons and Little Grebes. At STW a Chiffchaff and Goldcrests in the hedge and ten Grey Wagtails together on one filter bed.
Added by Keith Noble at 17/12/2023 14:15

17/12/2023 at River Usk, Brecon town bridge to Fenni Fach

WeBS count this morning, 39 Mallard, 3 Little Grebe, 4 Goosander, with singles of Kingfisher, Grey Heron , Grey Wagtail and Dipper. On the outward walk, a mixed flock of c70 Siskin and 10 Goldfinch were moving along the riverside alder at the western edge of the Promenade playing fields, and during the return walk a Lesser Redpoll was present in the same area with c20 Siskin. Also among a 38 species total were 2 Goldcrest, 8 Long Tailed Tit, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Treecreeper, 1 GS Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch and 1 Jay.
Added by Nick Morgan at 17/12/2023 12:48

16/12/2023 at Talybont Reservoir

Great Northern Diver at south end, but closer to far shore and hard to see against rippled water on the few moments I saw it surfaced. Also 89 Teal, 19 Wigeon, single Goosander and Little Grebe, 25 Snipe and a Dunlin.
Added by Keith Noble at 16/12/2023 18:45

16/12/2023 at Glasbury Fford Fawr

WeBS count this morning: 75 Teal, 40 Mallard, 25 Wigeon, 22 Canada Goose, 10 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 3 Little Egret and 3 Mandarin. Best was overhead Peregrine sighted several times sending up flocks of duck.
Added by Shelley Evans at 16/12/2023 15:27

13/12/2023 at Talybont Reservoir

GN Diver still, third of the way up reservoir from south end.
Added by Mark Waldron at 13/12/2023 11:39

12/12/2023 at adjacent to canal, near Brynich aqueduct

Goshawk. pursuing wood pigeons by the canal close to the aqueduct at Brynich, Brecon.
Added by Peter Seaman at 13/12/2023 09:49

11/12/2023 at Yr Allt & Maesmerddyn, S/Bridge

Some sun today; 2 walks in the Sennybridge area. Yr Allt only gave 12 species, best were 2 Lesser Redpoll and Sparrowhawk. Maesmerddyn only gave 10 species including 4 Mipits, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, distant Green Woodpecker heard from Bran valley and probably 4 Short-eared Owls. Two at the N end (Molinia/Juncus) and two hunting by the car (Molinia/Bracken) when I got back at 3.10pm. Sites only 2km apart but I believe all were separate birds as i never saw them overtake me.
Added by Andrew King at 11/12/2023 19:14

09/12/2023 at Talybont Reservoir

The juvenile Great Northern Diver was still present this morning. Although, during two hours of observation from the hide, it only showed briefly on two occasions, at distance in the wind and rain. Also seen were 6 Little Grebe, 48 Mallard, 25 Teal, 2 Canada, 2 GBB Gull, 6 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Goosander. Similar numbers of Starling and Chaffinch as seen by MW last week, with a male Goshawk appearing once - flying low, mid water, North to South, similar to AK's sighting yesterday.
Added by Nick Morgan at 09/12/2023 12:49

09/12/2023 at Brecon

Falconers Harris Hawk, successfully retrieved this morning from the grounds of Christ College Brecon.
Added by Mark Spirito at 09/12/2023 12:36