Elan Valley

First record of a Cuckoo calling today, not far from the visitor centre.


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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5 Responses to Cuckoo.

  1. f1onaw says:

    Think Sorcha heard one last week?

  2. Tony Ware says:

    First record received at the Elan Valley visitor centre today of a Cuckoo calling.

  3. javrich says:

    I’m sure Sorcha heard one last week too?

  4. kevjoynes says:

    Tis true-she did, but as she posts on her blog , most of us didn’t know.

  5. sorcha03 says:

    Aye did have 2 records of cuckoo calling and seen. Cnwch and up here. busy lambing so its a bit of run round on all sides first day on internet much tonight….. only get a chance when generator on in evenings. …. do love a cuckoo though 🙂 all at home :– house marten in at the house, swallows all about the buildings, siskin, goldfinch, gs woodpecker, barn owl, buzzard, stonechat, wheatear, reed bunting, curlew, wagtails grey and pied, kestrel, snipe, welsh mountain, ewe lambing…. no no different list lol x its all starting to come….

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