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Entry added by: Nick Morgan on Thu 22nd July 21, 06:11pm Sighting location: Llanhamlach. Sighting date: 22/07/22
Tawny Owl seen at Llanhamlach, whilst driving on A40 this morning at 3.30am.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Thu 22nd July 21, 11:55am Sighting location: Y Byddwn. Sighting date: 22/07/21
300c linnets including one taken by a probable male goshawk. Also 41 stock doves perched on wires. Both species feeding in rapeseed next to reserve. Several flying about throughout early morning session.

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Tue 20th July 21, 12:49pm Sighting location: Priory Groves. Sighting date: 20/07/21
Turtle Dove NO! but twice this year I have heard similar purring resembling one. Back in the winter I heard one which then changed to the usual woodpigeon song and today by the Cathedral I heard a snippet of the song but then it changed to clicking sounds like someone winding a large clock. I didn't see the bird despite listening for 4 minutes but concluded it must have been a jay and they have been heard and seen in the wood this spring.

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Sat 17th July 21, 07:22am Sighting location: Sarnau Pools. Sighting date: 16/07/21
Male Beautiful Demoiselle and Male Southern Hawker. As with all first sightings so far this year 3-4 weeks later than average.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 16th July 21, 05:10pm Sighting location: Pencelli. Sighting date: 16/07/21
Adult Hobby seen to strike into a large Sand Martin colony (100+ birds) at 11am with no success; on its return pass, Martins had left so the Hobby attempted to chase a Pied Wagtail which made its escape into willows.

Entry added by: M&W Evans on Thu 15th July 21, 10:20pm Sighting location: Lower Llangynidr. Sighting date: 15/07/21
Two juv Hobby circling over Lower Llangynidr this afternoon.

Entry added by: Graham Hughes on Thu 15th July 21, 10:19pm Sighting location: Llanfihangel Talyllyn. Sighting date: 15/07/21
Whilst watching our solitary Spotted Flycatcher this evening from the bedroom window, I was surprised to see a green Budgerigar with a yellow head fly past.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 15th July 21, 04:42pm Sighting location: Ystradgynlais. Sighting date: 14/07/21
Checked for breeding success with the roof-top gulls at Ynyscedwyn Ind Estate factory units. At least 8 adult LBB Gulls with 6 juvs near-fledging there, and 7 Herring Gulls but no youngsters seen of them.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 12th July 21, 08:58pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 12/07/21
One calling Yellow Wagtail over Bronllys flying high and West this afternoon, a garden first for me, possibly migrating.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 12th July 21, 12:34pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 12/07/21
Thanks to Llwyn-Onn Ranger Service/Dwr Cymru for re-opening the two bird-hides, and for trimming access ways. This morning, 5 Little Grebe, 5 Gt-Cr Grebe adults, 6 Cormorant, 65 Mallard, 3 Mute Swan, 105 Canada Geese, 14 Tufteds, 3 Herons. 35 Sand Martin (100+ a month ago), this colony seemingly taking some of the birds washed out by floods in the Usk Valley during May.