Elan: The pair of D y m Great Crested Grebes finally appeared with 2 chicks today, right on “que” in front of an audience of Phil, Tess, Sue, Kev and myself, also present were 13 Greylag goslings, 5 mallard, and a pair of Common Sandpiper. Later down Claerwen valley a male and female Peregrine, and a single Kestrel via Phil Davies. Elsewhere a singing Whitethroat was at Craig Goch, a pair of Mistle Thrush were feeding juvs close by, and plenty of singing Skylarks during the late afternoon sunshine. The valley orchids looking there best at the moment.
Rhayader: Down at the Gro on the River Wye, a pair of Sand Martins were feeding young.