Posted by: Tony Ware | May 27, 2016


4 Grey Wagtail chicks were ringed at the v c today. Caban Coch reservoir 4 Mallard. D y m reservoir 2 pairs of Greylag Geese with Goslings, and single Great Crested Grebe, Common Sandpiper and reports recently of 2 Ospreys making an appearance. Elsewhere calling Cuckoos, almost reaching double figures, and all summer visitors in full song.

Posted by: Tony Ware | May 25, 2016


A male Hobby was hunting low over Llyn-gwyn at 9-00 pm this evening, causing havoc among the local Swallows 20+, House Martins 10+, and a few Swifts. Other birds included 3 calling Tawny Owls, at least 3 distant calling Cuckoo, a few Siskins and Goldcrests in the pines and a male Sparrowhawk.

Posted by: bazzpugh | May 23, 2016

Young and more young.

This time of year is a bonus on the bird watching calendar the pics say it all …..Its the ooh!! ah!! time around the lake with a new batch of  six young cygnets making a total of 11.036



180Couldn’t resist another one.  He’s giving it 8 bells for Richard ,John and Annette…..cheers Paul it comes to us all …..You will find out in time!!

212New arrivals up the Rhogo  Stonechat family.



Posted by: Tony Ware | May 22, 2016

Gilfach Nature Reserve

On the river 2 Dippers and a Grey wagtail. Woodland birds included 2 Redstarts, 2 Great S Woodpeckers, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Goldcrest and Coal Tit. Elsewhere a few Mippits, single Wheatear and Stonechat. Overall locally disappointing, and looking rather deserted without Viv and Pip.

Posted by: robin100 | May 22, 2016

Cwm Byddog RWT Clyro

(via Robert Tushingham) Sunday 6-8p.m: Very noisy Jay mobbing a Tawny Owl perched high in one of the old oaks. Blackcap pair seen too. Spotted and Pied Flycatchers showing well from upper path.

Posted by: robin100 | May 20, 2016

Cuckoo @ Llaithdu

(via Jane Jarvis) Cuckoo(s) seen frequently in valley of New Well between Llaithddu and Llanbadarn Fynydd, especially in morning. Yesterday female was being chased away by smaller birds.

Posted by: robin100 | May 20, 2016

House Martins @ Llanbadarn Fynydd

(via Jane Jarvis) seen on a farm road leading down Mol Dod to A483, a group of house martins feeding from a puddle yesterday. At least ten house martins seen in vicinity.

Posted by: robin100 | May 20, 2016

Swifts @ Llandrindod 

(via Jave Jarvis) seen nesting in the eves of a building near the hospital.

Posted by: Tony Ware | May 20, 2016


Elan: An Osprey sitting on a telegraph pole, next to the road, by D y m reservoir lay-by 9-45 am.

Posted by: bazzpugh | May 18, 2016

Sedge Warbler LLandrindod wells.

121This little fella was the star attraction Mid day at the lakeside..he was stopping people in their tracks with his loud rasping one point approx 20 locals and visitors were lined up listening and sighting ..very confiding bird… wasn’t bothered with folk passing by within metres, a  fabulous showing.169

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