Posted by: Leafie | January 5, 2017

Recent sightings…

I’ve spent the new year looking for birds, and not in front of the screen so apologies for not putting the sightings up sooner! It’s been a productive start to the year with some very nice sightings:

Bwlch-y-Sarnau – Merlin and 65 Golden Plover, 500 Fieldfare

Crossgates – Goshawk and 17 Waxwing

Howey – 42 Waxwing

Llanbadarn Fynydd – Merlin, Goshawk, Kestrel, 120 Golden Plover, 50 Lapwing, 60 Snipe, 5 Jack Snipe, 2 Woodcock, 500 Fieldfare

Llandrindod – 25 Waxwing

Llaithdu – Great Grey Shrike (on the 3rd)

Nantmel – 14 Woodcock

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  1. Good records and a great image Leafie šŸ™‚

  2. Not a bad haul! Plus a very smart pic!

  3. Very nice Paul, great background

  4. The shrikes been around since early December.

  5. P’raps I didn’t quite get there, but I do so like that pic with its absence of paraphernalia and complementary backcloth: It’s a beaut!

  6. What a fabulous shot!

  7. Thank you all, they certainly are a pretty bird.

    That’s great John, does it have any fovourite sites that it hunts?

  8. I see it mostly on a clear felled area below Brondre fawr farm, near cwm derw. Sitting on top of dead trees. Not there every day but quite alot. I’ve seen it there for the last three years šŸ˜Š


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