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Entry added by: John lewis on Thu 4th August 22, 10:32pm Sighting location: Mynydd Wysg/ Glasfynydd Forest. Sighting date: 04/08/22
Exploring north then south of Pont'ar Wysg for my first visit in many years, produced 35 species, including a good range of passerines in 3 sizeable mixed flocks. Best of which were Willow Tits ( 3+2) heard and seen well, also 13 Willow Warbler and 12 Chiffchaff - mostly juveniles of both species, 3 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat,4 Goldcrest - including 1 feeding a juvenile, 5 long-tailed Tit, 2 Tree Creeper, 1 Mistle Thrush, pair of Stonechat, 1 Redpoll, 1 Siskin, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 each of Grey and Pied Wagtail, Swallows probably nesting under the bridge . Also 8 Ravens- 5 feeding on carrion and a lovely Merlin flying north along Nant Tarw, plus more familiar 4 Buzzards and 2 Red Kite

Entry added by: Steve Wilce on Thu 4th August 22, 03:04pm Sighting location: Usk. Sighting date: 03/08/22
Driving along the A40 at 04.30 yesterday morning I had to break hard to avoid a Tawny Owl sat in the middle of the road in exactly the same place I saw the Kingfisher last friday. Further along there was a Barn Owl perched on the sign for the Old Ford public house and it took off as I got near. - a good start to the day. Down on the Usk at first light there was a Little Egret - been there a week or so, twenty Mistle Thrushes chasing each other around making a real racket - many juvenile birds among them. Eight Gooseanders swimming around - they've been together all summer. At least four Kingfishers flying around - the adults trying, without much luck, to drive the youngsters away. Young Dippers and Grey Wagtails around as well. Also two Green Woodpeckers up in the tree tops.The river is very low at the moment as you can imagine, but it's good for Kingfishers and Dippers and other water based birds because feeding is so much easier.

Entry added by: Peter Seaman on Thu 4th August 22, 11:30am Sighting location: LLangasty, Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 04/08/22
LLangasty problems. Further to my recent posting on here about disturbance/BBQs/noise etc by visitors and a complaint to the Park Authority, I have received the following reply " the new signage is being processed and also that we are going to increase warden hours at this site on the weekends over the rest of the summer (not sure how long we can resource this for but hopefully an increased presence over the summer will deter and get the message out there). Lets hope things start to improve, Peter

Entry added by: John Lewis. on Wed 3rd August 22, 11:06pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 03/08/22
Spotted Flycatcher and Redstart at Llangasty this evening. Adult Osprey caught a fish just offshore, Hobby hunting hirundines, male Sparrowhaw and , juvenile Kestrel by the church. Very vocal adult Greater Black-backed Gull. 2 adult and 1 juvenile Oystercatcher, 1 Lapwing, 1 Teal and a Kingfisher at the point. 25 Great Crested Grebe- including 3 jueniles.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 3rd August 22, 10:54pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 03/08/22
69 Barnacle Geese present today including, 49 ringed adults, 2 ringed juv's and 2 unringed adults and 12 unringed juv's, and 4 that refused to stand up! Also two ringed juv GBB Gull at Llangasty.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Wed 3rd August 22, 06:26pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 02/08/22
2 Whinchat, Reed Bunting, several Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff, family of 5 Redstarts in hedgerows.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Sat 30th July 22, 07:40am Sighting location: Bronllys. Sighting date: 29/07/22
Cuckoo, seen very briefly near Bronllys, being pursued by a Crow, also Hobby, the swifts strangely seemed to disappear for a day or so, but are now back.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 29th July 22, 11:02pm Sighting location: Talybont Reservoir. Sighting date: 29/07/22
Late-pm visit found 35 Mallard, 7 Heron, 21 Tufted Duck, 5 GC Grebe (no juvs this year), 2 prs Mute Swan one with a single cygnet. Great to see after many years of failure. Also 4 Little Egret, 8 Cormorant, and 8 Little Grebe. Of the 104 summering Canada Geese present only one (of 64 birds checked) was ringed suggesting there is little interchange of moult location between here and Llangorse Lake. Best was confirmed breeding of Teal, a pair with 6 small ducklings, that were standing up well to a persistent Crow trying to take the ducklings.

Entry added by: Steve and Sue Wilce on Fri 29th July 22, 06:42pm Sighting location: Various. Sighting date: 29/07/22
Synopsis of the last two days. Forestry plantation in Cwm Lila; a flock of 100+ Siskins with many young birds, a few Redpolls also with them. A couple of Grasshopper Warblers reeling in a regular area of unimproved long grass in the same area. A lone Kestrel flying around the plantation. The hillside above the village of Bwlch contained a good population of Stonechats again many young birds. Pleasing to see a big flight of Gatekeeper butterflies there with thirty along one small pathway through the bracken,even with a cautious extrapolation over the area numbers must run into the hundreds. River Usk behind Llanhamllach; four young Dippers, Kingfisher and numbers of young Grey Wagtails,The Kingfishers nesting there are out now - good news. Still up to a dozen Swifts screaming around the church.Two young Song Thrushes and a young Common Redstart in my garden. Most unusual sighting was yesterday morning at 09.30 near the Scethrog junction on the A40 - A Kingfisher flying along the middle of the road in front of my vehicle.

Entry added by: Geraint Owain Price on Thu 28th July 22, 03:37pm Sighting location: Twyn Dylluan Ddu. (SN966236) Sighting date: 28/07/22
Ring Ousel,Stonechat ,Whinchat,Chaffinch,Meadow Pipit.All seen near the path leading eventually to Fan Frynach Trig Point..