Llandrindod Lake.

Out of the valleys and away from the mountains today, with an away ticket to Llandrindod Lake. On arrival a friend tells me it was built as a boating lake, and she remembers the boats on the lake.

In the middle of the lake, a water sculpture was holding 5 Cormorants, on the sides plenty of Mallards (20+), a few Moorhen, Canada Geese and Mute Swans all being fed by the locals. A Red-crested Pochard type x hybrid looked interesting for a while. Walking past the biggest Roland Rattus Norvegicus ive ever seen and into the trees, birds included: Great Spotted Woodpecker, Song and Mistle Thrush, Chiffchaff with a few Goldcrest, a few Coal Tits, Tree Creeper and Nuthatch, and on the alders 3 Siskins. Flyovers included 14 Woodpigeon, 6 Fieldfare with 1 Redwing and 4 Stock Dove.

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About Tony Ware

A keen Birdwatcher from the age of 12 after watching a flock of Waxwings outside the School gates. Became a serious twitcher during the 80s. A Wildlife Trust Warden and Warwickshire County Mammal Recorder for the Mammal Society and Warwickickshire Biological Record Centre before moving to Mid-Wales. Today! out Birding most days, Recording-BTO survey work, Nest Record Scheme and WeBS. Currently involved with the Wales Chat survey.
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2 Responses to Llandrindod Lake.

  1. kevjoynes says:

    We swapped today! Yup, our rats are doing alarmingly well!!!

  2. martinallandod says:

    Gimme beautiful birdies over boring boats any day.

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