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Entry added by: Alan Salter on Mon 25th May 20, 10:35pm Sighting location: Groesffordd to Taltllyn. Sighting date: 25/05/20
4 singing whitethroats near Highgrove Farm and another near Scethrog, 4 of these heard whilst cycling or walking

Entry added by: Robert Dickey on Mon 25th May 20, 02:40pm Sighting location: Llangorse lake. Sighting date: 25/05/20
Several barnacle geese with five or six goslings on the Acorn camp site, also at Llangasty last week a ringed plover on a rock car park side of the point.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 25th May 20, 09:26am Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 24/05/20
Some wader passage still going on: adult Little Stint in breeding plumage (only the second spring passage sighting, most occur in autumn) and a Whimbrel calling heard from the garden at 11pm last night.

Entry added by: Graham Evans on Sat 23rd May 20, 09:27am Sighting location: Llwyniago Libanus. Sighting date: 21/05/20
Superb dusk views of a Tawny Owl right outside the house this week, also - surprisingly - a nocturnal male Cuckoo calling loudly for several minutes around 4am.

Entry added by: Allan Hopkins on Thu 21st May 20, 09:38pm Sighting location: Coed Graig-Leici, Llangatwg. (SO224716) Sighting date: 21/05/20
Spotted Flycatcher, pair

Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Thu 21st May 20, 03:53pm Sighting location: Beulah. Sighting date: 21/05/20
Garden sightings: Pied Flycatcher singing beside nest box for several days. Male Sparrowhawk perching on wire fence. Nuthatch taking food to nest site. Magpies nesting.

Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Thu 21st May 20, 08:57am Sighting location: Glasbury garden. Sighting date: 21/05/20
18 Red Kite & 4 Buzzard overhead attracted by next door tractor activity - marvellous free air display. First sighting this year of Hedgehog last night foraging 'bird' seed mix.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Thu 21st May 20, 12:11am Sighting location: Libanus. Sighting date: 21/05/20
Along the Tarrell path 5 Pied and 2 Spotted Flycatcher territories. 2 Cuckoo's calling from the hills. First Brimstone of the year for me and on a pool a Broad-bodied Chaser, 10 Large Red and a "blue" damselfly with a Beautiful Demoiselle along the river.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 18th May 20, 07:36am Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 17/05/20
A walk into Talgarth revealed the Lesser Whitethroat still singing near the roundabout between Bronllys and Talgarth, showing only briefly, also a diversion to the Afon Lyfni showed that the recent floods have created some steep sided sandbanks and it was nice to watch a small colony of Sand Martins excavating their nests,also here I heard Spotted Flycatcher and Kingfisher, A Hobby is becoming more regular over Bronllys, with 2 in display flight recently.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 17th May 20, 09:42pm Sighting location: Pennorth. Sighting date: 17/05/20
Lapwing latest - since the 2nd May. The failure of all six first clutches of eggs had occurred by late-April as the spring barley fields were sprouting. By 7th May, all six females had laid second clutches of eggs in new nests. By 11th May, two were already predated (crow?), and four still incubating. By today, just two females are still incubating and one (polygynous?) male checking on them both. These two still have 10+ days before hatch so chances not good, although the crop is shielding them better now. All failed birds have left the fields.