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Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 3rd June 20, 02:56pm Sighting location: Brecon, River Usk. Sighting date: 03/06/20
2 Mallard families, one with 2 ducklings and the other with 1, a sure sign of predation I would say, There was a similar pattern by Brynich Lock a few weeks back when ducks with 9 each were reduced to 3 and 2.

Entry added by: Angela Bonner on Wed 3rd June 20, 01:55pm Sighting location: River Wye at The Warren. Sighting date: 03/06/20
Little Egret

Entry added by: Terry Gammons on Tue 2nd June 20, 08:51pm Sighting location: See above. Sighting date: 02/06/20
Cuckoo calling at Forest Lodge (1920 Hrs) also seen in overflight. A drive across MynyddiIllytd, lone Curlew On main pond and a pair Spotted Flycatchers in the gorse, several Swallows on field wires.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Sun 31st May 20, 10:29pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 31/05/20
Spotted Flycatchers ( A Pair ), in woodland near Bronllys, nearby on the Afon Lyfni stream area, 2 singing Common Whitethroat on separate territories and again a couple of Spotted Flycatchers , also a Green Woodpecker feeding on ant hills. There seems also to be a general increase in Siskin in the area.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Sun 31st May 20, 02:46pm Sighting location: Talybont area. Sighting date: 31/05/20
House Martin with abnormal plumage. The gallery shows an image of a House Martin at a nesting colony. It has abnormal colouring.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Thu 28th May 20, 09:38pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, the point at Llangasty. Sighting date: 28/05/20
Little Ringer Plover. a pair distantly seen on the point at Llangasty

Entry added by: L,M-A on Wed 27th May 20, 08:59pm Sighting location: Spread eagle fishery. Sighting date: 26/05/20
Hobby catching mayfly on the wing. Brood of 13 goosanders

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 27th May 20, 05:49pm Sighting location: Defynnog. Sighting date: 27/05/20
Approximately 60 ravens circling noisily above the lane to the north of Cefn Llechid.

Entry added by: M&W Evans on Wed 27th May 20, 08:14am Sighting location: River Usk and Canal near . Sighting date: 27/05/20
A 5am circular walk out from Llangynidr towards Crick and back along the Usk was rewarding. On the canal a female goosander with a 9 strong family. Spotted Flycatcher, singing Song Thrush and large numbers of Wren, Blackbird, Great and Blue Tit. A heron was fishing near bridge 129. Bullfinch, Tree Creeper and Nuthatch, Chiffchaff and singing Blackcap. On the Usk excellent close up views of a female Otter near Worcester Cottage. Kingfisher briefly, Dippers in various locations including on the falls below Llangynidr Bridge which has in the last two days sadly become strewn with litter that can only have been placed and not washed downstream from elsewhere.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 26th May 20, 09:14pm Sighting location: Pennorth/Talyllyn. Sighting date: 24/05/20
Recent Common Whitethroat reports. Great to hear of these farmland sightings by Alan (below) and Mark Waldron last week. Checking with Alan, his 5 are additional to the 6 territories I have logged over 2.5km of field hedges around Pennorth/Talyllyn. Rather than a function of lockdown working a local patch harder, these seem to be genuine increases. Rather different for Lesser Whitethroat with just one territory reported this spring (Bronllys) but that has always been scarce around the county.