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Entry added by: Nick Morgan on Fri 26th February 21, 08:01pm Sighting location: Slwch Twmp,Brecon. (SO057283) Sighting date: 26/02/21
27 species seen on a late afternoon walk around Slwch Twmp, including; Circa 15 Siskin and a pair of Greenfinch. A pair of honking Ravens, with one of them rolling. A lone Redwing. 1 Treecreeper. 1 Cormorant, flying high and heading eastwards. Green Woodpecker(s) could be heard regularly before a female was seen flying into a tree and viewed for several minutes. The proliferation of ant hills in the area surely provide excellent habitat for the Green Woodpecker. Peregrine was 'bombing' at high speed towards Brecon town. My highlight .. a Song thrush, singing at full pelt from a treetop. Wonderful !!

Entry added by: Graham Evans on Fri 26th February 21, 07:00pm Sighting location: Llwyniago Libanus. Sighting date: 25/02/21
Early morning encounter with a Green Woodpecker on Weds this week, nice to have close-up views. Lots of activity from singing residents, which this year includes a pair of Collared Doves and a delightful little gang of House Sparrows

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Thu 25th February 21, 09:25pm Sighting location: Bronllys. (SO119341) Sighting date: 25/02/21
5 Lapwing in flight over the A470 between Bronllys and Felinfach also Barn Owl seen here recently in the evening.

Entry added by: Jonathan .saville on Thu 25th February 21, 12:16pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. (SO125269) Sighting date: 01/03/21
FYI, NRW will employing reed cutting contractors at Llangorse Lake WB 1/3/21. Main areas to be cut will be by the outflow and near the hide. The machinery is fairly low-key so disturbance on the lake itself should be fairly minimal. AK has my contact details if anyone has any concerns.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Wed 24th February 21, 04:53pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake, Llangasty. Sighting date: 24/02/21
Pintail, Curlew and Lapwings. Further to Andy's report, I saw about 14 Pintail, about 15 plus Curlew and a good flock of Lapwing over the flooded reedbeds at LLangasty

Entry added by: Andrew King on Tue 23rd February 21, 01:14pm Sighting location: Llangasty area. Sighting date: 22/02/21
Return of Lapwings: 14 returned to the breeding fields and displaying well at Talyllyn, and 55 were back in flood meadows with the first 2 Curlew. Also present single GW Egret and Little Egret, 25 Redwing, Bullfinches and a Sparrowhawk.

Entry added by: Gloria Powell on Sun 21st February 21, 10:56am Sighting location: Glanafon Fennifach. Sighting date: 21/02/21
I had a single marsh/willow tit on the bird feeder at 8.00 this morning. Which is it likely to be? Not seen it before though we have a good variety of tits visiting.[Good question, Gloria. They are very hard to ID, but Marsh Tit is most likely. AK]

Entry added by: Alan Salter on Wed 17th February 21, 04:53pm Sighting location: Lower Pontwilym Farm. Sighting date: 17/02/21
Lapwings numbers at Lower Pontwilym now swelled to 185 birds. Also 4 skylark there.

Entry added by: Sian Williams on Wed 17th February 21, 04:42pm Sighting location: Pontgwilym Farm . (SO048301) Sighting date: 17/02/21
Wander around groves. Spotted dipper, lots of chaffinch, a tree creeper. Amazed to see large flock of Lapwing in field (Pontgwilym Farm), in amongst crows. Able to count this time, approx 170. Fits with Alan’s description of earlier location. New to birdwatching, so wondering if such large group usual? Location grid ref is of vantage point. [Sian; February can provide decent counts as birds return towards breeding areas. This flock is >double what we might expect. Recent cold weather will have pushed them west to Welsh coast/Ireland? and now with the thaw they will be heading inland or north again. AK]

Entry added by: Shelley Evans on Mon 15th February 21, 07:00pm Sighting location: Glasbury Fford Fawr. Sighting date: 15/02/21
Walked the normal WeBS Count route from home this morning (official counts are currently suspended due to Covid restrictions): 100 Canada Goose, 1 Great White Egret, 8 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 12 Mallard, 2 Mute Swan, 20 Teal and 1 Wigeon. Also 1 Red Kite & various corvids. During the past icy week the garden has attracted over 50 noisy Siskin each day plus 8 Greenfinch, small flocks of 8-12 Goldfinch and 10+ Long Tailed Tits. The usual 3 Pheasant rose to 12 whilst over 12 Blackbirds have been scrapping with each other in close proximity over mixed seed & stored apples.A local Crow which is often very territorial at nesting time swooped down on a feeding Jackdaw pinioning it to the ground amidst much high pitched squawking for over 30 seconds before I intervened. The Jackdaw then made its escape. Lockdown drama.