Elan yest.

Further attempts to find Whinchats resulted in a quick glimpse of one near Craig Goch-not impressive. After a visit to Aber we returned and managed this Sandpiper  half asleep on one leg and the Buzzard.At least we are up to scratch with Mippits adorning many of the fence posts.

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About kevjoynes

Retired teacher from L'dod High-when it was a top school! Originally West Mids, but been in Wales since 1973.Started birding at age 7-hiatus 'til 2000 when retirement gave time for photography.
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8 Responses to Elan yest.

  1. Brian pollard says:

    Three crackers Kev, especially like the Buzzard

  2. kevjoynes says:

    Many thanks again.

  3. Skylarkmidd says:

    Three great shots Kev…….. don’t normally see pipers on the top of posts!

  4. kevjoynes says:

    Thanks Martin-no indeed-usually Snipe or Shanks.It cheered me up after a non eventful day.

  5. kinga9 says:

    Kev – you’re right, the Whinchats are not ‘in your face’ on the Pont ar Elan/Hirnant roadside fences this year. You may have to walk a bit to find some of the 11 singing males I had last week, as well as the Reed Bunts. Song should be heard from Pont ar Elan carpark, and by short walks up the Elan from there, or the Torclawdd stream.

  6. kevjoynes says:

    Cheers Andrew.

  7. TygraigJane says:

    Plenty of whinchats on top of Mol Dod near Llanbadarn Fynydd common on Glyndwrs Way. Saw 6 on Saturday morning (1st July).

  8. kevjoynes says:

    Thanks for that Jane -great to hear from up there.

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