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Entry added by: David Jones Powell on Mon 31st May 21, 05:53pm Sighting location: Fennifach, Brecon. Sighting date: 31/05/21
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker feeding two fledglings in front garden -partial to nectar in red hot poker blooms as well..

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 30th May 21, 09:58pm Sighting location: Esgair Garthen (Elan). Sighting date: 29/05/21
Sun and light winds encouraged 60+ singing Skylark, well outnumbering M Pipits. Single Wheatear and pr Pied Wagtail at Cerrig Cwplau quarry, and Claerwen Res had single Heron, LBBGull, Cormorant and 14 Canada Geese most of which arrived from S at 9am. Start of the annual moult flock there? 5 singing Whinchats along the shoreline Juncus habitats was the only target species found. Several Large White butterflies using the stronger E afternoon breeze to crack on west.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 30th May 21, 06:15pm Sighting location: afon Hydfer. Sighting date: 30/05/21
Visited some sites along the river Hydfer (Usk tributary above Trecastle) between Pont ar Hydfer and Moel Feity forestry today. Four Spotted Flycatcher territories, including one in forestry. Two of Pied Flycatcher. Three Tree Pipit including at least 2 territories at Bryn Tywarch. A Tawny owl flushed of the river stones. A pair of Starlings at Pont ar Hydfer. Four Wood Warbler territories in Moel Feity forest (2 in 2019 on a shorter walk through there). Insects then stole the show. Firstly a male Brimstone butterfly in woodland at SN8527. Then, as well as a fresh Broad bodied Chaser, I photographed one of at least two Dingy Skippers at a remote open sunny track deep In Moel Feity forest above Blaunau Isaf (SN8425, although I might have to revise exact grid). Latter a first for me.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 28th May 21, 10:30am Sighting location: Various Llangorse/Usk & Llynfi Valley. Sighting date: 28/05/21
Sightings over last 2 weeks - of 3 breeding Curlew prs under obs the only nest found had already been predated by Crows prior to full clutch being laid. Just one pr Lapwing in arable this year successfully raised 2 chicks, but the Llangorse Lake mob left prior to the worst of May's floods. Most of the 7+ Lake Mute Swan nests have had clutches of eggs lost to floods, although 2 small cygnets noted on 25th. Usk & Wye Valley LRP and Oycs have also probably lost full or pt-clutches, but C Sandpiper faring better. Of 20+ Pied Flycatcher broods monitored in nestboxes just one with chicks (27th) so far, the rest with clutches of 6/7 eggs, so may be ideally timed with better weather now. Lesser Whitethroat holding territory at Pencelli Storehouse. Several Whitethraot and Yellowhammer males on territory around Pennorth.

Entry added by: Mark Spirito on Tue 25th May 21, 09:43pm Sighting location: Bronllys. (SO139350) Sighting date: 25/05/21
1 Lesser Whitethroat singing to the left of the footpath that goes through Anchorage Caravan Park, Bronllys, and sometimes making brief excursions into the grounds of Bronllys Hospital, seen well this evening, also Swift entering a breeding site in the village.

Entry added by: Geraint Owain Price on Tue 25th May 21, 07:25pm Sighting location: Craig Y Cilau. Sighting date: 22/05/21
A pair of Peregrine Falcons and Redstart seen at Maen Eglwys and a Cuckoo at Waun Ddu raised bog,all seen in Craig Y Cilau nature reserve.

Entry added by: David Jones Powell on Tue 25th May 21, 03:26pm Sighting location: Fennifach, Brecon. Sighting date: 25/05/21
Swifts; almost up to old fashioned numbers of early season birds this year; unlike last year.

Entry added by: Beverley Tucker on Sun 23rd May 21, 10:08am Sighting location: Cefn Moel. Sighting date: 20/05/21
A pair of Wheatears on the stone wall at Cefn Moel , Mynydd Llangorse in the rain and wind .

Entry added by: Beverley Tucker on Sat 22nd May 21, 10:59am Sighting location: Pendre courtyard . Sighting date: 22/05/21
A pair of Housemartins seen today and last Thursday nesting in the courtyard at Cathedine ,less swallows here this month .

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Fri 21st May 21, 09:27pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 21/05/21
A single Arctic Tern was feeding at the lake this evening before heading off high SW when a band of rain came in.