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Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Fri 2nd July 21, 09:59pm Sighting location: Brecon. Sighting date: 2/7/21
Single Curlew flying / calling over Brecon town centre at 9:00 pm this evening .

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sun 27th June 21, 11:10pm Sighting location: Sennybridge. Sighting date: 27/06/21
At least 35 Swift above the western part of the village at 18:40 seemed to be in a tight towering flock, possibly feeding on emerging insects above the river Usk. I assume these irregular larger flocks are made up of all the local birds from Defynnog and two areas of Sennybridge coming together.

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Sat 26th June 21, 11:54pm Sighting location: Pen-y-cae. Sighting date: 26/06/21
After another visit had produced a very uncertain contact, I returned to the old railway line south of Penwyllt this evening. Three Grasshopper Warbler territories were identified and it had gone past 22:20 so I was walking away. Then I heard some weak churring at 22:25, and walked back - just as one of the Pen-y-cae pubs burst in to a chorus of Delilah, almost completely drowning it out! Eventually the human churring subsided and the Nightjar was churring got stronger as I walked away.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sat 26th June 21, 06:19pm Sighting location: Craig-y-Nos Country Park. Sighting date: 26/06/21
Quiet around the park today, 36+4/9 Mallard and singles of Little Grebe, Coot & Moorhen. Singing territories were 3 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Goldcrest and 2 Nuthatch. Also a Green Woodpecker, a GS Woodpecker with a juv and a young Dipper. Only 26 species.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Fri 25th June 21, 08:36pm Sighting location: Lakeside, Llangorse. Sighting date: 25/06/21
Around the Crannog today, 27 Barnacle Geese (plus broods of 3 and 2 goslings), Oystercatcher, Reed Warblers, 100 Mallard and the eclipse male Mandarin Duck.

Entry added by: Nigel Starnes on Mon 21st June 21, 09:51pm Sighting location: Llangasty. Sighting date: 21/6/21
Brief but good view of a Hobby near the hide this afternoon

Entry added by: Graham Evans on Mon 21st June 21, 07:32pm Sighting location: Llwyniago Libanus. Sighting date: 19/06/21
Good views of a Hobby flying over at treetop level, first sighting for this year.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Sun 20th June 21, 09:45am Sighting location: Usk valley. Sighting date: 19/06/21
The rise and rise of Garden Warbler. Two BBS transect counts on recent mornings saw a return of 4 singing males to woods/scrub near Llangynidr, almost to their numbers of 15 years ago before a complete absence (related to pheasant releases perhaps?? which ceased 2 yrs ago), and 23 singing/alarming GW over 4.5km along the R Usk above Llansantffraed (access by arrangement). Also in the Scethrog/Pencelli area, one alarming fem Mandarin and another with 7 ducklings the first confirmed breeding on the River Usk in the county. Also Cettis Warbler still on territory & prob breeding, pr Oystercatcher, Kingfisher, LRP, Goosander. One alarming Common Sandpiper appeared to push her two small chicks under driftwood as a family of crows settled in the willows above. Other non-natives less welcome - Mink carrying largish black bird to its kits (juv Jackdaw?) and big increase in Japanese Knotweed since 2019.

Entry added by: Graham Hughes on Fri 18th June 21, 09:35am Sighting location: Llanfihangel Talyllyn. Sighting date: 17/06/21
Despite the last 3 days of mindless deafening strimming in our adjacent churchyard, a lone Spotted Flycatcher has returned to perch on the telephone wires to our house. First time in 3 years.

Entry added by: Mat Ridley on Wed 16th June 21, 09:17pm Sighting location: Llangorse lake. Sighting date: 16/06/21
Two adult and a juvenile lapwing on the point at Llangasty at 1300. Two well-grown young tawny owls, still with some down, flying well in hedgerows behind the church.