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Entry added by: Steve and Sue Wilce on Tue 15th June 21, 06:21pm Sighting location: River Usk Peterstone to Brynich aqueduct.. Sighting date: 15/06/21
A two hour walk along the Usk today in splendiferous weather produced - three young Kingfishers, first brood probably with another brood hopefully to come. Two Common Sandpipers, two Green Woodpeckers, five Great Spotted Woodpeckers (three youngsters), two Spotted Flycatchers, a number of young Grey Wagtails and twenty plus Swiftts around the church and old vicarage. At least thirty Jackdaws perched in a tree in the field next to the church making their distinctive calls. A small number of Banded Demoiselles also flying near the river.

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Tue 15th June 21, 08:11am Sighting location: Sarnau Pools. Sighting date: 14/06/21
Four-spotted Chaser. As with the others 2-3 weeks later than average.

Entry added by: Andrew King on Mon 14th June 21, 11:26pm Sighting location: Dyffryn Crawnon (mid valley). Sighting date: 14/06/21
Male Cuckoo singing, 2 Tree Pipits singing, 3 Redstarts singing, Green Woodpecker, pr Blue Tit feeding young in an Ash tree-hole, several Buzzard and Red Kites, 2 family parties of fledged Raven of 4 and 2 young.

Entry added by: Mike Tompkinson on Sun 13th June 21, 11:45am Sighting location: Sarnau Pools. Sighting date: 12/06/21
First dragon than damselflies this year-Broadbodied Chaser and Emperor. 3 weeks later than normal. Hundreds of Azure and Common Blue damsels and a few Large Reds and first Blue Tail for 2021.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Wed 9th June 21, 01:38pm Sighting location: Llangorse Lake. Sighting date: 09/06/21
3 Oystercatcher at Llangasty and at least 14 GC Grebe on the water.

Entry added by: Mark Waldron on Sun 6th June 21, 11:06pm Sighting location: Beacons Reservoir. Sighting date: 06/06/21
The pair of GC Grebe had a single youngster but there were no visible goslings with the 12 Canada’s present. A Common Sandpiper was alarm calling. Along the western edge singing birds included 3 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap and 6 Goldcrest.

Entry added by: Fran Groves on Wed 2nd June 21, 10:42pm Sighting location: Llanfrynach. Sighting date: 01/06/21
pair curlew in usual feeding field, late evening

Entry added by: Fran Groves on Wed 2nd June 21, 10:39pm Sighting location: Llanfrynach. Sighting date: 30/05/21
single curlew ambling around usual feeding ground late evening til dark

Entry added by: Gareth Rees on Wed 2nd June 21, 03:27pm Sighting location: Various. Sighting date: 02/06/21
A post breeding flock of at least 120 Starlings were around Felincamlais pool, Mynydd Illtyd. The largest I have seen locally for some years, however very scattered and difficult to get a precise count. In Brecon, I was convinced I heard a Spotted Flycatcher singing to the south side of Morrisons - some tall trees and gardens there above the charging point. Called in to Trallong common on way back and had Yellowhammer and singing Tree Pipit. The most interesting record was at the old railway bridge structure to the side of the Usk there, where a pair of Sand Martins perched at a (engineered) slot hole in the bridge on two occasions.

Entry added by: Sue Shaw on Wed 2nd June 21, 12:32pm Sighting location: Nr Felinfach. (SO088322) Sighting date: 02/06/21
We have a Little Owl regularly visiting the garden and sitting in one of the apple trees, but flies off when spotted, usually returning later. Lesser Whitethroat singing in the hedgerows frequently, but remains stubbornly hidden from view.