Author Archives: kevjoynes

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.

That Wood Sand…

A bit of time elapsed to allow you all to appreciate Paul’s fantastic find! He must be the best young birder in Powys! And having found this great rarity in the middle of nowhere , unlike some I could mention … Continue reading

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Cefnllys.

Not birds today but some colour to cheer you all on a miserable Sept day! These 3 were in the garden earlier in the week  when the sun came out!!! Small Copper, Small Tortoiseshell, Wall Brown-also seen : Painted Lady, … Continue reading

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Elan &…

Sadly for the birding fraternity , things are not so good now , until our winter Thrushes arrive : here is one of our last Wheatears heading for the Atlas mts etc.Where does the time go? This one was near … Continue reading

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Lake & Cefnllys

Little Grebe on lake a.m.Only 1 adult GC Grebe-have the others gone? Seems a bit early. Otherwise at Cefnllys  this year’s crop of juvs plus parents are eating us out of house and home! Mostly Tits and Chaffinches , but … Continue reading

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Kingfisher

A belated report from Colin Williams (via Bazz)…good job the bush telegraph is working! A Kingfisher last Weds on L’dod lake by the lagoon.

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Ospreys over the border.

The annual reminder for those not lucky enough to have been to the Dyfi centre this year-I remember the days when we had to go to North Lake district!!!. The 3 young are well out and flying greater circuits everyday; … Continue reading

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Heron-L’dod.

Into the Doldrums and very little to report save the Heron watching the dragon boats paddle by with relative unconcern, although he did look a bit surprised ,if not apprehensive,when Martin mentioned Bazz on a paddleboard!!! Otherwise , a Buzzard … Continue reading

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