200 + Fieldfare and 5 Redwings at Ciloerwynt farm, On D y m 4 Mandarins flew in 12-30, also present 2 Little Grebes and a Chiffchaff. On Caban Coch there were 2 Cormorants and 2 more flew over. 3 Goosander flew over Garreg Ddu early this morning after roosting there, and a single Brambling is with 4 Chaffinchs down by the Sawmill.


Ring Ouzel: A single female type was seen with 200 + Fieldfare at Troedrhiwdraen, along with 20 + Redwings, and 2 female and a male Brambling. More Fieldfare 50 +, were at the Hirnant along with a pair of Stonechats, and at Pont ar Elan a pair of Stonechats and a single Kestrel.

News of late: A Chiffchaff was singing in Cnwch wood, and a Red-legged Partridge was seen at Pont ar Elan.


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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