Posted by: Tony Ware | September 21, 2016

Barn Owls


Elan Valley: Great to see these birds back again. Juveniles 3 (not pictured) seen this evening.

Lets all wish them luck and hope for a mild welsh winter.

Posted by: cjparry | September 21, 2016

Llandrindod Lake

Yesterday (20th) 7 Wigeon, plus one adult Lesser black-backed Gull.

Posted by: Tony Ware | September 18, 2016

Elan Valley Bird Extravaganza.

Sunday 18th September 9-00am – 12-30 pm.

Claerwen Valley: After the fog had lifted there were 30 + House Martins, 7 Swallows, 6 Woodpigeons, 5 Stonechats, 5 Stock Doves, 5 Magpies, 4 Chiffchaffs, 4 Goldcrests, 4 Jays, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Red Kite, Great Spotted woodpecker, Meadow Pipit, Pied Wagtail, Robin, Blackbird, Dunnock,  Long-tailed tit, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Nuthatch, Carrion Crow, Raven, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, and Redpoll.

Posted by: robin100 | September 17, 2016

Wryneck @ Abbey Cwm Hir

(via Simon Rowland) Yesterday, on the road to Abbey Cwm Hir from Llandrindod.

Flew up to be viewed on a wire. flushed almost immediately by a vehicle coming the other way. 1 photograph taken (please send this to us Simon!)

Posted by: kevjoynes | September 16, 2016

Mixed Bag-Cefnllys.

Yesterday’s fog created myriads of pearl necklaces up here-one example; otherwise the Sprawk still needing a few weeks to tidy up,and the Chiffchaff going silly in the late sun and singing his head off! Mr Bank vole popping out to hoover up the waste.





Posted by: Tony Ware | September 15, 2016


Elan Valley: Over night and early morning fog delivered a few unexpected surprises today. At Claerwen 20 Pied Wagtails, 5 House Martins, a pair of Stonechats, a female Wheatear and a Kestrel, at Ciloerwynt farm there was a single male Reed Bunting. There were 3 Mallard, and single Little Grebe and Goosander on D y m reservoir. At Troedrhiwdraen a mixed flock of 20 + Finches, 20 + House Martins, 4 Swallows and a pair of Stonechats. At Pont ar Elan/Hirnant there were at least 3 pairs of Stonechats and a few Mippits. Thank you Polly for being my good lucky charm.

Posted by: Simon Allen | September 15, 2016

Curlew / Gylfinirod @ Monks Pool, Begwns

Four feeding then in flight together, calling. Headed east from the pool. Arund 7am.

Posted by: Tony Ware | September 14, 2016

Barn Owls

Elan Valley: 9-00 pm, this evening driving along, full beam, a juvenile Barn Owl was sitting in the middle of the road eating a wood mouse, so we parked up and sat there for 5 minutes, lights on, until it had finished its evening meal. 200yds along the road another juvenile Barn Owl was sitting on a road side fence post, it was almost like, both birds had not even seen us.

Posted by: kevjoynes | September 13, 2016


One disturbed today at L’dod lake re 17:00 hrs. just past lagoon and before the beach.A dripping day produced little at Cefnllys, save the Sprawk, a Chiffchaff , a Goldfinch and various tits-include Marsh & Coal.




Posted by: kevjoynes | September 11, 2016

Add on!

As per , our silly blog does its own thing!!! Herewith  the other pic!_dsc1487-copy_filtered-copy


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