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Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 21st April 21, 05:16pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 21/04/21
The Ruff was still present this afternoon along with 4 Common Sandpiper and 3 unringed Oystercatcher. Also 2 lingering Wigeon and 4 Gadwall.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Tue 20th April 21, 09:00pm Sighting location: Llangasty, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 20/04/21
Was it a wader fest or fight night on the point tonight? A very attractive Ruff was on the point with a Redshank, LR Plover and Oystercatcher that were joined by a pair of Curlew (Black 18). A couple of quick record shots of the Ruff then I noticed the Oystercatcher had a blue ring on its one exposed leg. While waiting for the rest of the combination to be revealed 6 Curlew settled on to the point and a fight erupted with the pair already there, then I presume one of the crannog Oystercatchers landed and kicked off with the ringed Oystercatcher chasing it off after a very vocal display and forcing it down behind the church before the victor returned to the point. The 6 Curlew then returned but this time both Black 18 and the crannog Oystercatcher took offence and set to chasing them all off again. While all this was going on a Whimbrel landed and commenced taking a bath with chaos all around it. If the Ruff is present tomorrow it may have a metal ring on its left leg if anyone is looking.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 20th April 21, 10:56am Sighting location: Brechfa Pool. Sighting date: 19/04/21
Intergrade Bl-h Wagtail x Yellow Wagtail (= 'Channel Wagtail' as agreed with Brecs Records Comm) is still present, evening. Quite mobile but it returns consistently to feed. Otherwise, just single Red Kite perched in one of the island alders, 2 P Wagtail and pr Canada Goose, and Curlew calling nearby.

Entry added by: John Harper on Mon 19th April 21, 03:14pm Sighting location: Lower Common, Gilwern - vc42. Sighting date: 19/04/21
1st Cuckoo of the season calling

Entry added by: Jeremy Moore on Mon 19th April 21, 01:44pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 19/04/21
Great white egret in front of hide about 6.30 a.m.; water rail screeching near there; 2 reed warblers singing; redstarts in the woods and trees, plenty of willow warblers. White heron roosting in trees W of main car park (north side) the previous evening. Same bird? Pair gadwall at "point".

Entry added by: Gary Jones on Sun 18th April 21, 09:21pm Sighting location: Buckland Hill. Sighting date: 18/04/21
1male Redstart, lots of willow warblers and Stonechats, meadow pipits, skylark

Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Sun 18th April 21, 08:55pm Sighting location: Tirabad. Sighting date: 18/04/21
Just heard my first Cuckoo . Also my first Willow Warbler for here this afternoon ( Chiffchaff been around for a couple of weeks ) .

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 18th April 21, 11:01am Sighting location: Waen Rydd bog and farmland. Sighting date: 17/04/21
BTO surveying for breeding waders around Llanwrtyd revealed one Curlew, one overflying Whimbrel and no Snipe. Also single Tree Pipit and a few Meadow Pipit and Skylark, 3-4 terrs Stonechat, Heron, 4 Sand Martin breeding on the Cledan, Jay, Heron, Willow Warblers, 2 male Redstarts, Green Woodpecker, Swallow pairs in farmsteads.

Entry added by: Rob Thomas on Sat 17th April 21, 11:25pm Sighting location: Coed Nant Bran, Llanfihangel Nant Bran. Sighting date: 17/04/21
Singing redstart back on territory at Llanfihangel Nant Bran today along with c10 pied flycatchers -all males so far.

Entry added by: Nicholas Beswick on Sat 17th April 21, 10:07pm Sighting location: Mynydd Llangatwg. Sighting date: 17/04/31
Male Redstart by Llangattock Quarries