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Entry added by: Andrew Dally on Thu 15th October 20, 12:08pm Sighting location: Beulah. Sighting date: 15/10/20
Egret sp. in flight heading west above A483 near Beulah. Suspect may have come up from Garth Lake. Couldn't stop to get a decent look but suspect Great White due to size

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 14th October 20, 03:11pm Sighting location: Mynydd Illtyd / Llangasty. Sighting date: 14/10/20
WeBs count on the Illtyd gave 39 Snipe and 2 Mallard. 40 Fieldfare and 50 Redwing were feeding on haws. Still low numbers of Meadow Pipit and Skylark with three of the latter in full song flight when the sun shone. Outside the count area 143 Golden Plover were in their traditional roost. Later at Llangasty 3 Pintail, 3 Lapwing and a Greylag on the point with 1 GW and 2 Little Egret. A Sparrowhawk was hunting.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Wed 14th October 20, 11:52am Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 14/10/20
About 30 Redwings flew over Brecon Hospital at 8.35, 4 Swallows were near the Theatr, and a Chiffchaff chased Blue Tits by the allotments - why do Chiffchaffs so often chase other small birds?

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Tue 13th October 20, 08:11pm Sighting location: Libanus. Sighting date: 13/10/20
About 50 golden plover flew south west over Mynydd Illtud this afternoon.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Mon 12th October 20, 08:36pm Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 12/10/20
1 Tree Pipit calling and heading west this afternoon over my garden, also recently a Water Rail in a nearby arable field, which rapidly ran for cover into a nearby ditch, Nocturnal sound recording highlights have been very few with only a Ringed Plover recorded, however as expected there is a steady increase now in Redwing calls.

Entry added by: JF Harper on Mon 12th October 20, 08:03pm Sighting location: Glangrywney. Sighting date: 12/10/20
Tawney Owl calling and hunting over grazing the other side of the R. Usk from Glangrwyney

Entry added by: J Hole on Mon 12th October 20, 05:39pm Sighting location: Myndd Fforest. (SO087387) Sighting date: 11/10/20
19 Golden Plover on the common late Sunday evening

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 11th October 20, 05:26pm Sighting location: Cwm Chwefru. Sighting date: 11/10/20
Not sure I have ever had an '8-raptor-day' but it happened today on a 4-hr walk and journeys. The sunshine definitely helped! Kestrel, male Merlin, Red Kites, Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, male Hen Harrier and on the journeys viewed from the car Goshawk and Peregrine. Also within the 33 species seen, 3 Crossbill, 2 Reed Buntings, Snipe, 8 Raven, Bullfinches on Rowan berries, pr Stonechat, 8 LT Tits and a single redwing with Mistle Thrushes in Rowan.

Entry added by: Keith Noble on Sun 11th October 20, 05:23pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 11/10/20
Two Whooper Swans flew in calling from the east at 3.36, circled around for ten minutes and left the way they had come. A Merlin flew through. One great Egret at Llangasty.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 9th October 20, 08:29pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 09/10/20
Point - single Lapwing and Dunlin. Gt White Egret. Lake - 40 Tufted Duck and 2 Shelduck. Caeau Ty Mawr - 130 Goldfinch attracted a juv male Sparrowhawk that failed in a bid to take one as the flock enjoyed Hardhead seeds. 3 Stonechats and 15+ Meadow Pipits.