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Entry added by: Ceri Jones on Mon 24th January 22, 09:37pm Sighting location: Talybont reservoir - south end. (SO092177) Sighting date: 24/01/22
58 Tufted, 43 Wigeon, 37 Canada Geese, 17 Mallard, 6 Little Grebe, 2 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Goldeneye and a Cormorant at the south end of Talybont reservoir 1530-1605 this afternoon.

Entry added by: John Lewis on Sun 23rd January 22, 08:36pm Sighting location: Buckland Hill . Sighting date: 23/01/22
Cold, dull late morning walk so birds fairly quiet. Highlights of 27 Species were Woodcock, GS Woodpecker pair courting, male Kestrel soaring, Raven calling for 2hrs from same tree, 2 Meadow Pipits just returned to the top and male Bullfinch and Siskin. I counted 12 groups of do go walkers. Pre-covid Might see 1or2.!

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Sun 23rd January 22, 08:16pm Sighting location: Talgarth. Sighting date: 23/01/22
Approximately 200 mixed flock of Siskin and Goldfinch, with smaller numbers of Redpoll, feeding in Alder trees alongside the Afon Lynfi stream between Bronllys and Talgarth, also here 1 Woodcock, Grey Wagtail, and small group of Mandarin Duck

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 23rd January 22, 07:54pm Sighting location: Beacons & Cantref Reservoir / Mynydd Illtyd. Sighting date: 23/01/22
4 Little Grebe were together on Beacons with 6 Canada's and 2 Mallard on Cantref. (A female Ring-necked Duck is on Llwynn-onn Reservoir). 132 Golden Plover on Mynydd Illtyd.

Entry added by: Steve and Sue Wilce on Fri 21st January 22, 06:23pm Sighting location: North Brecon. Sighting date: 21/01/22
250 wintering thrushes, 80/20 split between Fieldfare/Redwing in a field between Llanddew and Llaneglwys, they've been in that field in varying numbers since October. Further on a flock of about 100 Siskins in the conifer plantation (Brycheiniog) also about twenty Crossbills coming to drink from a small but deep pool on the trackside, however, quite flighty. I suspect in the same area as Mark's photo.

Entry added by: Graham Motley on Fri 21st January 22, 12:07pm Sighting location: Crickhowell. Sighting date: 19/01/22
A few minor records from the last week - kingfisher on Usk just south of Crickhowell Bridge on 15 Jan. Group of 15 or so cormorant dropping onto the river Usk at Cwrt y Gollen, Crickhowell on the 19th. Male and female goosander regularly on canal at Llangynidr over the last week and very tolerant of all the people and dogs that walk by. 6 greenfinch on feeder today is probably best count I have had in my garden for about three years.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 19th January 22, 10:15pm Sighting location: Ysgwydd Hwch, Brycheiniog Forest.. Sighting date: 19/01/22
85+ Crossbill were in three seperate groups of 40, 20 & 10 with a number of 1's and 2's in between and 3 males in full song. A large flock of probably 200 Siskin were harder to estimate and a young female Goshawk drifted through. On nearby fodder beat that had been grazed to the mud 500 Chaffinch, 100 Linnet, single Brambling & Skylark, 5 Redwing, 12 Fieldfare, 48 BH Gull, 38 LBB Gull and a Peregrine over.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 16th January 22, 06:36pm Sighting location: Llandefalle Hill / Waun Fach. Sighting date: 16/01/22
At Llandefalle Hill 12 Stock Dove, 40 Fieldfare & 1000 Starling also 1 Jack Snipe and 10 Snipe flushed from a boggy area. In Llaneglwys Wood 13 Crossbill with one in song and a calling Willow Tit were the best. Then over on Mynydd Fforest just 2 Golden Plover and a Skylark. On Twitter today Ceri Jones @cerimj reports "Snow Bunting along path from Pen y Gadair Fawr to Waun Fach this afternoon. Last seen at Waun Fach."

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Fri 14th January 22, 09:37pm Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 14/01/22
At least 7 Little Grebe, along the River at Brecon Prom today, Green woodpecker calling near Bronllys.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Thu 13th January 22, 11:38pm Sighting location: Twyn-y-post, Upper Chapel. Sighting date: 12/01/22
135 Golden Plover roosting on grass moor, single male Stonechat and a Skylark, 5 M Pipits spread about, 60 Fieldfare and 4 Crossbills along forest edge.