FIELDFARE

Elan: This evening 7-00pm, 20+ Fieldfare on fertillized fields at the Hirnant. Elsewhere a few Wheatear, Skylark, Sand Martin, Swallow, House Martin, Redstart, Whinchat, Stonechat, Wood Warbler, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Reed Bunting and on D y m a pair of Great Crested Grebe, a pair of Mandarin, Greylag Geese and Goosander. Curlew numbers are down this year.

 

Glanllyn lake: Pairs of Coot, Goosander, Mallard with 5 ducklings, and a single Little Grebe.

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About Tony Ware

Watching birds from an early age. Became a serious twitcher during the 80s clocking up 400 + species, which was a lot in them days. Later became a Wildlife Trust Warden and during the 90s The Warwickshire County Mammal Recorder for the Mammal Society and Warwickickshire Biological Record Centre, before moving to Mid-Wales. Today living and Birdwatching in the beautiful Elan Valley, Mid Wales, Recording-BTO survey work, Nest Record Scheme and WeBS.
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2 Responses to FIELDFARE

  1. kevjoynes says:

    Amazing-wonder if the Fieldfares were just passing through? No mention of any elsewhere in GB.

  2. Tony Ware says:

    Amazing-yes Kev, we thought so. Very flighty-passing through i would have thought.

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