And Finally. . .

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.


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 And Finally. . .

  1. kevjoynes says:

    And well done Tess for spotting the GCGs.Great to see Phil “out”-now he needs to mail a few reports!!! 🙂

  2. martinallandod says:

    Enjoy those last beauties of spring.

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