Elan Valley Grasshopper Warbler.

Three years since the last record of an Elan Valley Grasshopper Warbler, but one appeared today while on the Birdwatching Safari.

The bird was still churring at 8-45 pm this evening at Craig Goch.


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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4 Responses to Elan Valley Grasshopper Warbler.

  1. alinrhayader says:

    Great record!

  2. bazzpugh says:

    Ditto, l have yet to hear let alone see one up the valley ….great news.

  3. bazzpugh says:

    Went up on Tuesday sighted the gropper briefly and was reeling ….by the weak bridge. Res side in the wood pile….on the way back…..elan-llanwrthal back road sighted 2 pairs of cuckoos……and one pair in a car!!!!!!!.

  4. Tony Ware says:

    Well done Bazz,
    Thanks for the record.

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