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Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 26th November 21, 12:24pm Sighting location: Various sites. Sighting date: 24/11/21
Recent visits to Usk Reservoir found singles/prs of Crossbill, Redwing and Fieldfares in numbers, single Wigeon, 5 Cormorants, Mallards. Pen-y-fan & Cefn Crewe visit - single Kestrel, 2 Raven but no sign of the reported Snow Buntings. Llangorse Lake at dusk confirmed an impressive Starling roost still of an estimated 100,000 arriving into the western reedbeds 4 - 4.30pm. Peregrine and Sp Hawk attended. Normally cold weather or threatening deep water in the reedbeds has pushed them off by now, but maybe Storm Arwen will do that this weekend.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 24th November 21, 11:07pm Sighting location: Brecon Beacons. Sighting date: 24/11/21
Walking in the beacons today. On the way up to Pen-y-Fan from Storey Arms, 19 Fieldfare, 2 Red Kite, a Buzzard, 9 Crow and 2 Raven. Heading out then to the Graig Fan Ddu spitfire wreckage a Kestrel was hunting along Rhiw yr Ysgyfarnog and another Red Kite drifted through. With Colin Richards help some predated feather remains found there were identifed as Fieldfare. Back down at Storey Arms a second Kestrel was hunting. A look at Beacons Reservoir gave 3 Little Grebe, 2 Canada's, 3 Mallard and a Cormorant.

Entry added by: Marcus Doolan on Tue 23rd November 21, 09:57pm Sighting location: Pen Cerrig Calch . Sighting date: 21/11/21
I walked from Crickhowell high school to Pen Cerrig Calch on Sunday afternoon. Sightings of Goldcrest, Redwing, Fieldfare and various woodland birds during the ascent. Pair of Ravens near table mountain, but the real prize was the Snow Bunting that greeted me at the trig point of Pen Cerrig Calch at approx. 13:30.

Entry added by: John Lewis on Tue 23rd November 21, 04:30pm Sighting location: Buckland Hill, Bwlch. Sighting date: 23/11/21
Starlings and Gulls etc heading NW towards Llangorse over pass between 15.35 to 16.10. Counted 67 Woodpigeon, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 72 Herring Gull, 950 Starling, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Siskin . Interesting that Herring Gulls are heavily outnumbered by LBBGs at the lake but predominate on this flight. From the South -east.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Tue 23rd November 21, 11:55am Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, Llangasty car park. Sighting date: 12/11/21
Tripod. The telescope tripod found at the Llangasty car park is still unclaimed. Call me on 01874 676225 if it is your’s.

Entry added by: John Lewis on Sun 21st November 21, 09:24pm Sighting location: LLangorse lake.. Sighting date: 21/11/21
From Llangasty car park on in a cold NW breeze but clear sky between 16.00 and 16.20. 500 Starling heading west, 10 Little Egret north across the lake, 4 Great White,Egret east. 7 Goldeneye (1male) just offshore. Counted 230 Lesser Black -backed Gull and 300 BH Gull, but more out of site to East

Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Sun 21st November 21, 04:04pm Sighting location: Glasbury Fford Fawr. Sighting date: 21/11/21
due to unforeseen circumstances a belated cold but productive WeBS count - 3 Little Egret, 42 Mute Swan, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Snipe, 2 Kingfisher, 9 Cormorant, 150 Mallard, 15 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 2 Canada Geese, I Greylag, I Goosander and 1 Peregrine.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 19th November 21, 09:32pm Sighting location: Breconshire county. Sighting date: 19/11/21
'BRECONSHIRE BIRDS' 2020 bird report copies arrived today. Full systematic list of 163 sp/sub-species are listed. Articles include the Llangorse Ringing Gp activities, History of Black-tailed Godwits in the county, and an early History of Bird-ringing at Llangorse Lake. Price £7 to collect or deliver, or £8.60 if posted out. To reserve your copy either email (see Home Page) or tel 01874 658351 giving your details. Enjoy.

Entry added by: John Lewis on Fri 19th November 21, 04:30pm Sighting location: Buckland Hill. . Sighting date: 19/11/21
Midday walk: 350 Woodpigeon feeding in field NW of hill, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 1Raven, 1Nuthatch. 1Mistle Thrush, 2Bullfinch,1 Redpoll, 1 Siskin Flying W to roost over the pass between 15.30 and 16.15 : 87 Herring Gull, 1200 Starling, 4 Redwing, 7 Chaffinch, 2. Brambling

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 19th November 21, 09:28am Sighting location: Pen-y-Fan. Sighting date: 19/11/21
A video is on twitter by Henry Kirkwood of 4 Snow Bunting near the top of Pen-y-Fan a few days back https://twitter.com/henryikirkwood/status/1461604769601134593?s=27